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BMW i ANDRETTI MOTORSPORT MISSES OUT ON THE POINTS AT THE SWISS E-PRIX IN BERN

BMW i Andretti Motorsport was unable to back up the strong performances last time out at the team’s home race in Berlin (GER) as the European leg of this season’s ABB FIA Formula E Championship drew to a close in Bern (SUI). António Félix da Costa (POR) and Alexander Sims (GBR) finished 12th and 14th at … Continue reading

PORSCHE SETTLES INTO THE NURBURGRING 24 HOURS LEADING GROUP AFTER GOOD START

The Porsche customer teams have started successfully into the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring. The nine-eleven (#911) fielded by Manthey-Racing with Kévin Estre (France), Michael Christensen (Denmark), Earl Bamber (New Zealand) and Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) had taken up the race from position three and have now settled in amongst the leading pack. The No. 31 … Continue reading

SATHIENTHIRAKUL AND HAMPRECHT LEAD BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA PORSCHE PODIUM SWEEP AT SUZUKA

Tanart Sathienthirakul and Philip Hamprecht led an Absolute Racing one-two and podium clean sweep for Porsche in this weekend’s first Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia race at Suzuka earlier today. The Thai-German duo crossed the line 6.2s ahead of team-mates Yuan Bo and Leo Ye Hongli, who held off Yuta Kamimura over the closing laps. … Continue reading

RUMP AND PICARIELLO SHARE BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA GT3 POLES AT TEAM STUDIE STAR ON HOME SOIL IN SUZUKA

Martin Rump and Alessio Picariello secured Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia pole positions for Audi Sport Asia Team Absolute and Craft-Bamboo Racing at Suzuka earlier today, while BMW Team Studie’s Takayuki Kinoshita and Sunako Jukuchou topped the GT4 times on home soil. GT3: RUMP AND PICARIELLO SHARE THE SPOILS Rump’s #12 Audi starts the weekend’s … Continue reading

PORSCHE TACKLES THE NURBURGRING 24 HOURS FROM THIRD ON THE GRID

The best Porsche customer team takes up the 24-hour classic on the Nürburgring from position three on the grid. At the Top Qualifying session, Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) lapped the 25.378 kilometre racetrack in the No. 911 Porsche 911 GT3 R fielded by Manthey-Racing in 8:11.567 minutes. With this, he and his teammates Earl Bamber (New … Continue reading

BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE RETURNS TO ACTION WITH PACKED 27-GRID FOR MISANO CONTEST

Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe returns to centre stage next weekend (28-30 June) when a 27-car grid will contest a pair of one-hour races at Misano World Circuit. The annual trip to Italy’s Adriatic coast represents the second of five doubleheader rounds for the sprint-format championship and the fifth event on the full Blancpain GT … Continue reading

STRAKKA RACING ANNOUNCES MATT GREENWOOD AND ESTEBAN MUTH TO ITS JUNIOR DRIVING ROSTER

Strakka Racing is pleased to announce it has signed up Britcar Dunlop Endurance Champion Matt Greenwood and Belgian Kart Cup Champion Esteban Muth to its Junior Driver Development Programme. Matt Greenwood, from Easingwold near York, is a talented 17-year-old who became the youngest-ever Britcar Dunlop Endurance Champion last year after an outstanding season-long performance. This … Continue reading

THE NEW MERCEDES-AMG GT3 PREMIERS AT THE NURBURGRING

Mercedes-AMG is further expanding its programme for Customer Racing Teams and introduces the new Mercedes-AMG GT3. The car is a consequent further development of the globally successful customer racing car from Affalterbach. Next to its new looks, it comes with numerous optimisations that are taking the characteristics of the current GT3, appreciated by drivers and … Continue reading

CRAFT-BAMBOO RACING HEADS TO HISTORIC SUZUKA WITH 4-CAR MERCEDES-AMG ENTRY

Craft-Bamboo Racing showed strong pace in the opening 2 rounds of the 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia season, which saw Craft-Bamboo Racing scoring a victory and podiums at the opening round of the season in Malaysia and two pole positions in Thailand, the first time in the team’s history. Craft-Bamboo Racing heads to Japan … Continue reading

PORSCHE PRODIGIES ESTABLISH THRILLING CARRERA CUP GB TITLE BATTLE

The Porsche Carrera Cup GB, the fastest single marque GT racing championship in the UK, arrives in Cheshire amid a fascinating title fight between Porsche prodigies new and old. 18-year-old Porsche GB 2018 / 2019 Junior Dan Harper (JTR) more than doubled his championship lead over 26-year-old title hopeful Lewis Plato (Motorbase Performance) following a … Continue reading

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