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TOP-THREE LOCK OUT FOR BMW TEAMS IN THE 24-HOUR NURBURGRING QUALIFYING RACE

The BMW M6 GT3 celebrated a top-three lock-out in the qualifying race for the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring (GER). After 41 laps of the Nordschleife, Christian Krognes (NOR), David Pittard and Nick Yelloly (both GBR) were first to cross the finishing line in the Walkenhorst Motorsport #101 BMW M6 GT3. Second place went to … Continue reading

RATON RACING BY TARGET TAKES FOURTH PLACE AND MORE BLANCPAIN GT POINTS AT SILVERSTONE

Team Raton Racing by Target took more points last weekend in the second round of Blancpain GT Series Endurance, claiming the fourth position in the AM category with Stefano Costantini, Christoph Lenz and Toni Forné. After finishing second in the 3 Hours of Monza opener event, the Italian squad did well again to clinch the … Continue reading

STARWORKS MOTORSPORTS CONFIRMS PARKER CHASE FOR REMAINDER OF IMSA SEASON

Following the completion of the first two endurance races of the season, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship begins its string of sprint races next week with the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge. Parker Chase, previously confirmed for the 2019 IMSA endurance races with Starworks Motorsports in the No. 8 Audi R8 LMS, is now locked in … Continue reading

RAIN STOPS PLAY FOR WALKINSHAW DURING RED-FLAGGED SUPER GT OPENER AT OKAYAMA

Autobacs Super GT Championship driver Sean Walkinshaw experienced a frustrating, and frankly bizarre, start to his 2019 campaign at Okayama in Japan on Sunday, 14th April, when horrendous wet weather resulted in the opening race of the season being red flagged at one third distance. Making his eagerly awaited debut with Panther ARTO Team Thailand, … Continue reading

JENS RENO MOLLER WINS BLANCPAIN GT SPORTS CLUB OPENER AT MONZA, A WORLD FIRST FOR THE HONDA NSX GT3 EVO

Having topped every Saturday session in the Blancpain GT Sports Club opener at Monza, Reno Racing’s Jens Reno Møller streaked clear of his opposition to take a commanding victory, the first in any competition for the new Honda NSX GT3 Evo. In the Titanium Cup class, HP Racing International’s Coach McKansy came out on top … Continue reading

OLLIE WILKINSON JOINS ASTON MARTIN RACING DRIVER ACADEMY

Rising sportscar star Ollie Wilkinson has been selected to join this year’s Aston Martin Racing Driver Academy, putting him in with a chance of landing a full junior factory driver contract for the 2020 season. The recognition from Aston Martin Racing represents the latest milestone for Wilkinson’s sensational young motorsport career, given that he only … Continue reading

VALIANT PERFORMANCE GOES UNREWARDED FOR ASTON MARTIN AT SEBRING

Aston Martin Racing’s new Vantage GTE demonstrated front-running pace and mechanical reliability in one of endurance racing’s toughest environments; the famous Sebring Raceway. And while the Vantage GTE was denied the opportunity to deliver on its ultimate potential through misfortune, it withstood the notorious bumps of the converted former WWII airfield in Florida and was … Continue reading

FORD CHIP GANASSI RACING LOOK TO ADD 12 HOURS OF SEBRING TO LIST OF MAJOR RACE VICTORIES

In its three years of racing, the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing IMSA team has taken its Ford GTs to wins at the Le Mans 24 Hours and the Rolex 24 At Daytona. But one historic endurance race has eluded them so far, and they would like to change that this weekend as the IMSA WeatherTech … Continue reading

TIMOTHE BURET TO RACE PANIS-BARTHEZ COMPETITION LIGIER JS P217 IN THE EUROPEAN LE MANS SERIES

Following the previous Stevens/Canal/Binder line-up announcement for the Ligier JS P217 #23, the team is now ready to run a two-car effort in the upcoming European Le Mans Series season. Aboard the additional sister car, the first official driver revealed is none other than Timothé Buret, 23 years old, who is extending his career in … Continue reading

SUCCESS FOR AUDI SPORT CUSTOMER TEAMS AT BATHURST

Audi Sport customer racing experienced a setback in the launch of its title defense in the Intercontinental GT Challenge. After both Audi R8 LMS of the Audi Sport Team Valvoline had at times led the 12-hour race in Bathurst in the early phase, the squad with drivers Christopher Haase/Christopher Mies/Markus Winkelhock ultimately had to settle … Continue reading

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