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WALKENHORST MOTORSPORT TO START THE 24 HOURS OF SPA FROM 5th AND 14th POSITIONS

Everything is ready for the classic endurance race in the Ardennes: Walkenhorst Motorsport secured a promising starting position for the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL) in Super Pole qualification on Friday evening. Sheldon van der Linde (RSA) claimed fifth place in the #34 BMW M6 GT3, Thomas Neubauer (FRA) finished the final qualifying session in … Continue reading

BEST PORSCHE 911 GT3 R TACKLES THE 24 HOURS OF SPA FROM NINTH PLACE

The two best-placed Porsche customer teams take up the 24-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps tomorrow from positions nine and 20. In the Super Pole session on Friday evening, Porsche works driver Mathieu Jaminet turned the ninth fastest lap with GPX Racing’s 911 GT3 R. In the 20-minute shootout, the top 20 vehicles from Thursday’s qualifying competed … Continue reading

24 HOURS OF SPA SUPER POLE FOR MERCEDES-AMG TEAM AKKA ASP

For the second year in succession Mercedes-AMG Team AKKA ASP will start the TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Spa at the very front of the grid after a scintillating lap by Raffaele Marciello secured top spot in Friday’s Super Pole. The Italian confirmed his status as one of the fastest drivers in any discipline by emerging … Continue reading

UNITED AUROSPORTS, CENTRI PORSCHE TICINO AND BORUSAN OTOMOTIV MOTORSPORT WIN GT4 EUROPEAN SERIES RACE 1 AT SPA

The first of two GT4 European Series races at Spa-Francorchamps ended with wins for United Autosports (McLaren), Centri Porsche Ticino and Borusan Otomotiv Motorsport (BMW). Charlie Fagg and Bailey Voisin led away the field at the start and were the first to cross the line after 21 laps of racing around the 7 km track … Continue reading

DIFFICULT SUPER POLE FOR FERRARI AT SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS

The fight for Super Pole, which involved the twenty fastest cars in yesterday’s qualifying, saw the two Iron Lynx Ferraris take thirteenth and eighteenth place on the grid. The session was held on a track declared wet due to a light downpour, with the drivers using slicks. Alessandro Pier Guidi and Davide Rigon took the … Continue reading

THE CLASSIC IS BACK ON TRACK

The Classic is back! Twenty four months after the curtain came down in 2019, the world’s biggest retro racing has bounced back in record breaking style. Fuelled by two years of pent up demand, the three day festival staged at Silverstone, the home of British motor racing, has attracted both record ticket sales and record … Continue reading

PIJIL/KROES HAND BONALDI MOTORSPORT FIRST LAMBORGHINI SUPER TROFEO EUROPE WIN OF THE YEAR AT SPA

Daan Pijl and Danny Kroes recorded the first Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe victory for Bonaldi Motorsport in the 2021 season after a superb drive from third on the grid at Spa-Francorchamps. Kroes made a strong start in the #33 Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo Evo to move into second place, while quick pit work allowed Pijl … Continue reading

PAFFETT START IN THE DTM POSTPONED

Gary Paffett will not be able to start at the third DTM weekend in Zolder as planned. The two-time DTM champion lives in Great Britain and thus in a “red” classified Corona risk country and cannot enter Belgium without a ten-day quarantine. For various reasons, however, this is not possible for Gary Paffett. The Mercedes-AMG … Continue reading

MERCEDES-AMG LEADS THE CHARGE TO SUPER POLE IN 24 HOURS OF SPA QUALIFYING

Mercedes-AMG Team AKKA ASP will chase its second successive Super Pole at the TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Spa tomorrow evening after it’s #88 crew topped qualifying, while all nine brands contesting this year’s race will be represented in the deciding shootout.  Tonight’s session also saw the Pro-Am and Am Cup pole winners decided as Garage … Continue reading

TWO PORSCHE 911 GT3 R WILL FIGHT FOR POLE POSITION AT SPA

In qualifying for the Spa 24 Hours, two 911 GT3 R racers fielded by Porsche’s customer teams have made it into the Super Pole. The final hunt for the 20 best grid spots will be held on Friday between 7.50 am and 8.20 am (CEST). After multiple qualifying sessions, GPX Racing’s 500+PS entry emerged as … Continue reading

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