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BEST PORSCHE 911 GT3 R STARTS THE 24 HOURS OF SPA FROM POSITION SIX

Porsche customer teams have secured solid starting positions for the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. In the Super Pole, a shootout over two flying laps of the 20 fastest cars from the qualifying, the Porsche Young Professional Thomas Preining was fastest at the wheel of a 911 GT3 R. The 22-year-old Austrian lapped the 7.004-kilometre Ardennes … Continue reading

MARCIELLO MASTERS CHALLENGING CONDITIONS TO SECURE 24 HOURS OF SPA POLE FOR MERCEDES-AMG TEAM AKKA ASP

Mercedes-AMG Team AKKA ASP will start this year’s Total 24 Hours of Spa from the front of the grid after a blistering lap by Raffaele Marcello secured top spot in tonight’s Super Pole session. The deciding shootout was staged on a slippery surface and with darkness quickly descending on Spa-Francorchamps, yet this did nothing to … Continue reading

SEVEN PORSCHE 911 GT3 R QUALIFY FOR THE SUPER POLE AT SPA

Porsche’s customer teams showed excellent form during qualifying for the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. At the rainy session in Belgium, seven 911 GT3 R made it into the Super Pole. The 20 fastest vehicles from today’s qualification will take part in Friday’s final shootout for the top grid spots, which begins at 6:20 pm (CEST). … Continue reading

AUDI SPORT TEAM WRT LEADS THE CHARGE TO SUPER POLE IN 24 HOURS OF SPA QUALIFYING

Audi Sport Team WRT secured provisional pole position for this year’s Total 24 Hours by topping a uniquely challenging qualifying session in the Ardennes.  The Belgian squad’s #31 crew of Dries Vanthoor, Chris Mies and Kelvin van der Linde established themselves as the hot favourites for tomorrow night’s Super Pole in the process, leading the … Continue reading

THIRD-ROW START FOR HEINRICHER RACING AT PETIT LE MANS

The No. 57 Heinricher Racing with Meyer Shank Racing Acura NSX GT3 will start sixth for the Motul Petit Le Mans on Saturday. Misha Goikhberg posted a 1:19.666-second lap to put the Acura on the third row for the 10-hour endurance event. With Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta staging the third endurance event of the 2020 … Continue reading

PORSCHE HEADS INTO “PETIT LE MANS” FROM POSITIONS FOUR AND SIX

The ninth round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship run over ten hours is called “Petit Le Mans“. The Porsche GT Team has secured grid positions four and six in the GTLM category. Belgium’s Laurens Vanthoor lapped the 4.088-kilometre Road Atlanta circuit in the No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR in 1:15.657 minutes. His works driver … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL WILL LINE-UP SECOND AND THIRD AT PETIT LE MANS

BMW Team RLL will start this Saturday’s Motul Petit Le Mans from the second and third positions after an excellent effort this afternoon by Connor De Phillippi and John Edwards. De Phillippi set the teams quick time in the No. 25 MOTUL BMW M8 GTE to line-up second with a 1:15.434-minute lap around the 2.54-mile, … Continue reading

MICHIMI SCORES FIRST IMSA POLE POSITION AT ROAD ATLANTA

Third time’s a charm. Shinya Michimi continued to impress on Friday as he put the No. 86 Meyer Shank Racing Acura NSX GT3 on the pole after posting a 1:19.291-second lap for Saturday’s Motul Petit Le Mans. The qualifying run marks Michimi’s third time qualifying at the 2.54-mile circuit and Saturday will mark his third  … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING QUALIFIES ON FRONT ROW FOR PETIT LE MANS

Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.), Alessandro Balzan (Italy), and Jeff Westphal (San Mateo, Calif.) will start the IMSA WeatherTech Championship Motul Petit Le Mans from the front row in GTD. Westphal had the wheel of the Scuderia Corsa prepared No. 63 WeatherTech Racing Ferrari 488 Evo for the 15-minute noon time qualifying session. The Californian shot … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL QUALIFIES THIRD AND FOURTH AT CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY

BMW Team RLL qualified in the third and fourth starting positions for tonight’s race, looking to extend the team’s podium finishing streak to five races. The 100-minute race is the second GT class-only race of the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season and is being held on Charlotte Motor Speedway’s 2.32-mile, 10-turn “roval” circuit. In … Continue reading

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