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TRENT HINDMAN AND MARIO FARNBACHER SET FOR FULL IMSA CAMPAIGN WITH MEYER SHANK RACING

Preparing for its 16th season of IMSA competition, Meyer Shank Racing (MSR) will have a two-car campaign in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in the GT-Daytona class with the Acura NSX GT3 Evo. Trent Hindman and Mario Farnbacher will pair for the full season effort in the No. 86 MSR Acura NSX GT3 Evo, with … Continue reading

NISSAN SET TO BEGIN FORMULA E CAMPAIGN AS FIRST JAPANESE MANUFACTURER

The Nissan e.dams team is set to kick off its electric street racing challenge when the ABB FIA Formula E championship begins its fifth season of competition this week. Swiss former series’ champion Sebastien Buemi and his newly-announced British teammate Oliver Rowland will drive on the 2.495-kilometer, 21-turn street circuit in Ad Diriyah, near the … Continue reading

DS TECHEETAH READY TO HIT THE STREETS WITH THE DS E-TENSE FE19

Season Five of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship is all set to commence this Saturday on 15 December. Fans across the world will see 22 new Gen2 cars, new tracks, new rules and new drivers added to the championship. DS TECHEETAH drivers André Lotterer and the reigning Formula E Champion Jean-Éric Vergne returns to … Continue reading

END OF YEAR MARKS START OF EXCITING NEW CHAPTER FOR ASTON MARTIN RACER AL HARTHY AT GULF 12 HOURS

Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi hosts the spectacular end-of-year Gulf 12 Hours this coming Saturday, 15th December, where Oman’s premier racing driver Ahmad Al Harthy is aiming to end 2018 on a real high. While the increasingly popular event, one of the Middle East’s endurance racing crown jewels, marks the final track action of … Continue reading

BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA SHANGHAI SEASON FINALE PUSHED BACK ONE WEEK TO AVOID F1 CLASH

The final rounds of 2019’s Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia and GT4 Asia campaigns at Shanghai have been moved back by one week to September 27/28. Championship organisers, SRO Motorsports Group, have chosen to reschedule the season finale following confirmation that next year’s Singapore Grand Prix now clashes with Shanghai’s previous date. All races will … Continue reading

ISAAC TUTUMLU TO DRIVE ALL NEW AUDI R8 LMS GT3 IN THE GULF 12 HOURS

Two Spaniard will contest the classic Middle East endurance race, which brings the curtain down on the 2018 season, with a new Car Collection Motorsport-entered Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo. Tutumlu will share the driving duties with Schmidt and Parhoffer, as Çapan will be absent as a result of physical problems. Isaac Tutumlu will compete … Continue reading

DATES FOR 2019 FIA GT WORLD CUP AND FIA GT NATIONS CUP RECEIVE OFFICIAL CONFIRMATION

As 2018 draws to a close, SRO Motorsports Group continues to finalise plans for an exciting 2019 racing season that will see events staged on five continents. This process took a step forward last week, when the dates for two major international races were officially confirmed during the FIA World Motor Sport Council meeting in … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING TO RUN MacNEIL AND VILANDER IN IMSA WEATHERTECH GTD CHAMPIONSHIP IN 2019

Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.) and Toni Vilander (Finland) will partner in the No. 63 WeatherTech Racing Ferrari 488 GT3 for the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Ferrari veteran Vilander brings a wealth of Prancing Horse experience to the WeatherTech Racing team. The Finn spent the last ten years driving with Italian powerhouse AF Corse with … Continue reading

JAGUAR TO MAKE HISTORY WITH ALL-ELECTRIC RACE SERIES

Jaguar will make history this weekend with the debut of the Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY, the world’s first international championship for production-based electric cars. It will be the first time women compete against men in a race in Saudi Arabia, and Katherine Legge, Célia Martin and Alice Powell will be amongst the first women to take … Continue reading

GREEN LIGHT FOR A NEW CHALLENGE: BMW i ANDRETTI MOTORSPORT ENTERS ITS FIRST FORMULA E SEASON

Next Saturday, the Ad Diriyah E-Prix (KSA) kicks off the fifth season of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. It also marks the first race appearance for the BMW i Andretti Motorsport team and the BMW iFE.18 race car with its BMW i powertrain. Two BMW works drivers, Alexander Sims (GBR) and António Félix da … Continue reading

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