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24 HOURS OF SPA REVEALS EXPANDED TWO-DAY OFFICIAL TEST FOR 2019

Competitors chasing glory at this year’s Total 24 Hours of Spa will enjoy increased track time at the Belgian circuit thanks to an expanded two-day official test on 2/3 July. As the marquee race for both the Blancpain GT Series and the Intercontinental GT Challenge powered by Pirelli, the twice-around-the-clock contest attracts the highest calibre … Continue reading

24 HOURS OF SPA AND RTBF PUT GT3 MACHINERY ON DISPLAY AT THE BRUSSELS MOTOR SHOW

A pair of cutting-edge GT3 machines will go on display at the upcoming Brussels Motor Show (19-27 January) as part of the long-standing collaboration between the Total 24 Hours of Spa and Belgian national television broadcaster RTBF. The display will recognise the media partnership that has seen RTBF air extensive coverage of the Total 24 … Continue reading

ASTON MARTIN SQUAD OMAN RACING TO BEGIN 70TH ANNIVERSARY 24 HOURS OF SPA RACE SEVENTH IN SILVER CUP

Blancpain Endurance Cup star Ahmad Al Harthy and the Oman Racing team will begin this year’s Total 24 Hours of Spa from seventh on the grid in the Silver Cup class…but the squad’s sights are set much higher for the big race which gets underway later this afternoon, Saturday, 28th July. During four separate qualifying … Continue reading

FIRST ON-TRACK ACTION KICKS OF A BUSY WEEK OF ACTIVITY AT THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

The 70th edition Total 24 Hours of Spa is officially underway, with the first track activity in preparation for this weekend’s race completed this afternoon. A three-hour Bronze Test kicked off proceedings at the iconic circuit, with the session open to all bronze-graded competitors and any silver drivers who had not previously contested the Belgian … Continue reading

FOUR PORSCHE GT3 R TO TACKLE THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

Four Porsche 911 GT3 R race cars will contest the 70th running of the 24 Hours of Spa. Regarded as one of Europe’s major long-distance classics alongside the 24-hour races of Le Mans and the Nürburgring, Spa marks round two of the Intercontinental GT Challenge and the fourth race of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance … Continue reading

DOMINIK BAUMANN JOINS R-MOTORSPORT FOR THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

Today R-Motorsport announced that Dominik Baumann will join its drivers squad. The 24h of Spa-Francorchamps on 28th/29th July will be the Austrian’s debut in the Aston Martin Vantage V12 GT3 of the R-Motorsport team. Dominik Baumann is the latest addition to the Swiss two-car Aston Martin team. The first outing in the Aston Martin V12 … Continue reading

OVER 60 ENTRIES CONFIRMED FOR THE 24 HOURS OF SPA TEST DAY

Preparations for the 70th edition Total 24 Hours of Spa will shift up a gear on Tuesday (3 July) when competitors undertake the official test day ahead of this year’s race.  Staged a little under four weeks before the Belgian endurance classic gets underway on 28 July, the annual test day provides teams and drivers … Continue reading

“IT’S THE BIG ONE” – MATTHEW WILSON DISCUSSES BENTLEY TEAM M-SPORT’S PREPARATIONS FOR THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

Three teams are fielding new-spec cars in the full 2018 Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup. Ahead of this year’s Total 24 Hours of Spa, we spoke to the team bosses who will oversee their efforts at the blue riband race. First up, Bentley Team M-Sport race manager Matthew Wilson. In recent years, the Bentley Team M-Sport squad have shown … Continue reading

AUDI SPORT WITH ELEVEN CARS IN THE SPA 24 HOURS

The Spa 24 Hours from July 26 to 29, 2018 is marked by two anniversaries: While Audi Sport customer racing celebrates its tenth season the 70th running of the iconic endurance race in the Ardennes attracts a high-caliber field. With eleven Audi R8 LMS cars Audi Sport customer racing will be battling for the fifth … Continue reading

HONDA RACING ENTERS SPA 24 HOURS WITH NSX GT3

Two iconic motor racing names will come together this summer as Castrol Honda Racing brings the Honda NSX GT3 to the 24 Hours of Spa Francorchamps. The NSX GT3, which builds upon Honda’s next-generation supercar and utilises the same 3.5-litre, twin-turbocharged V6 engine is a race winner in the North American-based IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car … Continue reading

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