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PORSCHE AIMS TO CONTINUE ITS FIA WEC WINNING STREAK AT SPA

Porsche heads to round two of the season leading the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC. After clinching a class win at the season opener in Sebring (USA), the factory squad now aims to follow up with another victory at the six-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps. The latest generation of the ca. 378 kW (515 PS) Porsche … Continue reading

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP-LEADING ASTON MARTIN VANTAGE SETS THE STANDARD AHEAD OF SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS RETURN

The Aston Martin Vantage GTE returns to action in the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship [WEC] in the TotalEnergies 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps this weekend, having made a winning start to its GTE-Am class campaign with the Sebring 1000 Miles (in the USA), back in March. Paul Dalla Lana (CDN) and his NorthWest AMR team, along … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS HEAD TO SPA FOR ROUND TWO OF THE WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP

After a brilliant start to the #23’s championship campaign, finishing first at the season opener in Sebring, the team lead the WEC championship as they head to Spa-Francorchamps, a circuit known for United Autosports’ recent LMP2 domination having won the last two consecutive WEC races in 2020 & ’21. Alexander Lynn makes his season debut with … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING AIMS TO BOUNCE BACK IN BELGIUM

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing aims to get back to winning ways when it makes the short journey to Belgium next week for the second round of the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. The World Champions endured a difficult start to the season at Sebring last month, with second place for … Continue reading

GT2 EUROPEAN SERIES SEASON READY TO ROAR BACK INTO LIFE WITH ITS BIGGEST SEASON YET

The Fanatec GT2 European Series will burst back into life at Imola, Italy, on April 1 and is set to build upon a strong debut season last year by being bigger, better and more challenging than ever. Designed to put gentlemen drivers back at the heart of modern-day GT racing, SRO’s GT2 concept features high-powered … Continue reading

DTM ANNOUNCES UPDATED 2022 SCHEDULE

A little less than one hundred days prior to the first test session at Hockenheim, the DTM schedule for the year 2022 has been finalised. The event so far listed as ‘TBA’ on the calendar for 3-5 June 2022 will not be held. As a result, the 2022 DTM season will run from May until … Continue reading

2022 BATHURST 12 HOUR SWITCHES TO FEBRUARY 25-27

2022’s Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli campaign will begin Down Under early next year when the LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12 Hour takes place on February 25-27.  Minor calendar changes also concern next season’s Joburg Kyalami 9 Hour, which has switched to December 1-3. Bathurst’s new date is three weeks later than the traditional early … Continue reading

SPECTACULAR PORSCHE CARRERA CUP DEUTSCHLAND SEASON-OPENER AND EIGHT RACE WEEKENDS ON GREAT RACE TRACKS

The Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland racing calendar is set for the 2022 season: The programme includes eight weekends with 16 races on four German tracks and four European Formula 1 circuits. Six rounds of the German one-make cup series will be contested as support to the ADAC GT Masters. Drivers and teams can look forward … Continue reading

NIELSEN RACING LE MANS CUP TITLE ADVANTAGE EXTENDED AT SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS

Traditionally, Spa-Francorchamps has been kind to Nielsen Racing, but this weekend at the Belgian venue, it was a tougher weekend than many of late, with both cars effectively eliminated from Sunday’s European Le Mans round at the start. There were however positives to be taken in the Michelin Le Mans Cup race, where a hard-fought … Continue reading

PANIS RACING ONCE AGAIN ON THE ELMS PODIUM

The penultimate round of the ELMS held on Belgian soil around the Spa-Francorchamps circuit saw the #65 Panis Racing Oreca reaching the podium once again, with a third overall place. The “chamber pot” reputation of Spa proved to be true during the private testing day on Wednesday with its capricious weather cutting out a large … Continue reading

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