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WILKINSON MOVES TO GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE ENDURANCE CUP IN OPTIMUM MOTORSPORT McLAREN 720S GT3

Ollie Wilkinson will take the step up to the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup for the first time in 2020 for his maiden season as a McLaren Professional Driver. Graduating to the highest echelons of world-class GT3 competition, the 23-year-old will join McLaren Factory Drivers, Joe Osborne and Rob Bell, as a Pro-class line-up … Continue reading

BATES RETURNS TO AUSTRALIAN GT LOOKING FOR 2020 TITLE

Former Australian GT race winner Tony Bates unveiled a striking new livery and sponsor for his Bathurst 12 Hour return, just a fortnight out from the season opener, the experienced Audi campaigner also revealing that he will make a full-time return to the Australian GT Championship in 2020 after focusing on competition in Asia last … Continue reading

2020 AUSTRALIAN GT TROPHY SERIES TO GO FOR ‘SIX OF THE BEST’

Australian GT have introduced the last of their calendars for the 2020 season, with the unveiling of a new approach to the Trophy Series program, a schedule which will see ten events offered between February and November, with teams given the option to go for ‘six of the best’, allowing them the ability to ‘drop’ … Continue reading

CHAMPIONS NIEDERHAUSER AND VAN DER LINDE VICTORIOUS IN ADAC GT MASTERS FINALE

It could hardly have been a more clear-cut outcome. Newly crowned champions Patric Niederhauser (27, CH) and Kelvin van der Linde (23, ZA) have now secured the ADAC GT Masters team championship for series newcomers HCB-Rutronik Racing with a comfortable win on the last Sunday of the 2019 campaign. Jimmy Eriksson (28, SWE) and Daniel … Continue reading

CHAMPIONSHIP LEADERS OMAN RACING RARING TO GO FOR PRO-AM TITLE DECIDER AS BLANCPAIN PREPARES FOR SPANISH FINALE

Former Blancpain Endurance Cup Pro-Am Champion Ahmad Al Harthy is just one race away from potentially claiming his second title in the world’s biggest GT3 category – and the Omani racer is far from complacent going into the final round of the season in Barcelona this coming Sunday, 29th September. Heading to the Circuit de … Continue reading

NIELSEN RACING RETURN TO SPA SEEKING TO CONTINUE IMPRESSIVE BELGIAN FORM

Nielsen Racing has a standout record at Spa-Francorchamps and this coming weekend, the team aim to add further silverware to their already impressive collection as both the European Le Mans Series and Michelin Le Mans Cup compete in Belgium. 2017 saw the team secure the win in the Henderson LMP3 Cup overseas round and this … Continue reading

PORSCHE SCORES VITAL POINTS ON THE WAY TO A POSSIBLE IMSA TITLE WIN

The Porsche GT Team has claimed positions seven and eight at the penultimate round of this year’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. In an uneventful race without any caution phases, the factory drivers Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) and Earl Bamber (New Zealand) had to grapple with a lack of grip in the No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR, … Continue reading

59RACING – GT FOCUS ON YOUNG DRIVERS IN AUSTRALIAN GT

Off the back of news of the increased focus on GT4 competition in the 2020 CAMS Australian GT Championship, McLaren’s Australian customer racing team 59Racing have revealed that they will campaign their McLaren 570S GT4 with the intention of finding emerging young drivers looking to take a step into GT competition. Having debuted the car … Continue reading

GT4 EUROPEAN SERIES TITLES TO BE SETTLED AT THE NURBURGRING

The Nürburgring will host the final round of the 2019 GT4 European Series this weekend and just like last year, the titles will be decided at the 5.1 km circuit in the German Eifel region. All three drivers’ titles as well as the teams’ championship are still to be decided in the final two races … Continue reading

MIXED-GENDER DRIVER LINE-UP SET FOR GT4 SOUTH EUROPEAN SERIES BARCELONA DEBUT

The third round of the GT4 South European Series, which will take place at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, will see an additional eye-catcher as a mixed-gender driver line-up consisting of Francisco Carvalho and Gabriela Correia will make their first appearance in the series. The GT4 South European Series Round 3 is just around the corner … Continue reading

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