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K-PAX RACING FORCED TO SIDELINE No. 9 ENTRY FOR REMAINDER OF THURSDAY SESSIONS AT SPA

K-PAX Racing, which has quickly shown its speed in its first laps around the Total 24 Hours of Spa circuit, has momentarily shifted its focus leading into one of the year’s most anticipated races to making repairs on one of its two Bentley Continental GT3 entries. The No. 9, piloted by Álvaro Parente, Andy Soucek … Continue reading

A START ACCORDING TO PLAN FOR MERCEDES-AMG AT THE SPA 24-HOURS

On Thursday morning, action for the Total 24 Hours of Spa got underway with a good performance by Mercedes-AMG. In first free practice, three Mercedes-AMG GT3s ended up in the top ten. Maro Engel (GER) of the #4 Mercedes-AMG Team HRT entry posted the third-fastest time in the GT3 field of 56 cars. In total, … Continue reading

THE 24 HOURS OF SPA IN 24 FACTS

With the Total 24 Hours of Spa just a few days away, now is the ideal time to brush up on a few key facts and figures concerning the big race. We’ve compiled the ideal number – 24, of course – to whet your appetite for this year’s autumn running of the Belgian endurance classic.  … Continue reading

THREE BMW M6 GT3s IN ACTION AT THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

Roughly four weeks after the highly-acclaimed victory at the Nürburgring 24 Hours (GER), the BMW M6 GT3 is now set for the second major endurance highlight of the season this weekend: the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL). Walkenhorst Motorsport travels to Belgium with bags of confidence, following the one-two at the 8 Hours of Indianapolis … Continue reading

TEAM PARKER RACING SET FOR AUTUMN SPA CHALLENGE

Team Parker Racing is set to resume action in the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup as it tackles the daunting 24 Hours of Spa over a late autumnal weekend of October 22-25. Despite bad luck at the opening two rounds of the season, with brake failure at Imola and unnecessary damage from a rival … Continue reading

24 HOURS OF SPA POISED FOR EPIC INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE BATTLE

The largest Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli grid ever assembled will tackle the world’s biggest GT3 race this weekend (October 22-25) when 39 entries nominated by eight manufacturers compete at the Total 24 Hours of Spa. Following rounds in Australasia and North America it’s now – finally – Europe’s turn to host the global … Continue reading

ELEVEN PORSCHE TACKLE THE GT3 SEASON HIGHLIGHT AT SPA- FRANCORCHAMPS

Porsche and its experienced customer teams contest the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps with a large contingent. A total of eleven 911 GT3 R will fight for the prestigious overall victory on the challenging “Ardennes rollercoaster”. This makes Porsche the most strongly represented manufacturer at the tradition-steeped event in Belgium. The endurance classic is renowned as … Continue reading

K-PAX RACING SET TO MAKE 24 HOURS OF SPA DEBUT

K-PAX Racing has one of its toughest challenges yet in its 14 seasons of operation, competing not only in its longest race to date, but also on one of the largest stages in sports car racing worldwide. The team is set to enter its strong two-car Bentley Continental GT3 effort to contend in this year’s … Continue reading

BATTLE OF THE HEAVYWEIGHTS: WHO WILL WIN THE FIGHT FOR OVERALL VICTORY AT THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

The Sprint Cup season is complete. The test days have been run. It’s just about time to head to the Ardennes for the biggest GT3 race on the planet. Which raises one very important question: who is the favourite to take victory at the Total 24 Hours of Spa?  From a 56-strong grid, 28 full-pro … Continue reading

EIGHT AUDI R8 LMS CARS FIGHT FOR VICTORY, POINTS AND TITLES AT THE SPA 24 HOURS

The 71st edition of the Spa 24 Hours will take place for the first time in autumn. From 22 to 25 October, the three Audi Sport customer racing teams will compete in the world’s biggest GT3 race to clinch their fifth victory after 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2017, but the traditional Coupe du Roi brand … Continue reading

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