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Triple Eight Race Engineering

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PRINCE JEFRI IBRAHIM AND VAN GISBERGEN RETURN TO GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA WITH TRIPLE EIGHT

His Highness Prince Jefri Ibrahim of Johor and 2016 Supercars champion Shane van Gisbergen are once again teaming up with Triple Eight Race Engineering and Johor Racing for 2020’s GT World Challenge Asia campaign. Van Gisbergen’s Supercars commitments restricted the Pro/Am duo to just three appearances together last season. But with only one clash occurring … Continue reading

VAN GISBERGEN LEADS TRIPLE EIGHT’S ROYAL BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA DEBUT

Australia’s most successful team, Triple Eight Race Engineering, will make its Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia debut in 2019 with a Pro-Am crew featuring Shane van Gisbergen, Jazeman Jaafar and Prince Jefri Ibrahim of the Johor Royal Family. The Brisbane-based squad, which has entered a Mercedes-AMG GT3, is best known for its record-breaking exploits in … Continue reading

PODIUMS APLENTY FOR OSBORNE IN BAKU WORLD CHALLENGE

Joe Osborne capped an impressive 2014 season of racing with a double podium result in the final weekend of the Blancpain Sprint Series, the Baku World Challenge in Azerbaijan. Racing with Ryan Ratcliffe in a Triple Eight-prepared BMW Z4 GT3, the duo took a pair of runner-up finishes in the Silver Cup class on the … Continue reading

DOUBLE PODIUM DELIGHT FOR TRIPLE EIGHT AT BAKU

Joe Osborne and Ryan Ratcliffe had a successful debut weekend in the Blancpain Sprint Series at the final round of the 2014 season, the Baku World Challenge in Azerbaijan. The BMW duo secured second place in both 60-minute sprint races, despite receiving contact, which damaged the Triple Eight-prepared BMW Z4 GT3. The purpose-built street circuit … Continue reading

TRIPLE EIGHT UP FOR THE CHALLENGE OF BAKU

Multiple touring car champions and BMW GT3 customer-racing squad, Triple Eight Race Engineering has today announced it will make its debut in the Blancpain Sprint Series at the season-ending ‘Baku World Challenge’ event in Azerbaijan (November 1-2, 2014). Despite owning three BMW Z4 GT3s, a busy winter schedule including events in Abu Dhabi and Dubai … Continue reading

TRIPLE EIGHT ‘RING’ THE CHANGES AND TAKE A TOP SIX BLANCPAIN FINISH

Triple Eight Race Engineering made a splash in the Blancpain Endurance Series finale at Nürburgring, Germany this weekend (September 20-21) taking an impressive sixth place finish on the team’s debut in the hotly contested PRO category, ninth overall, amidst torrid wet conditions. In contrast to the monsoon that would arrive on Sunday, practice and qualifying … Continue reading

BRITISH GT, TRIPLE EIGHT END 2014 WITH DONINGTON TOP TEN

Triple Eight Race Engineering signed off the 2014 Avon Tyres British GT Championship with a battling top ten finish for Derek Johnston and Joe Osborne, but left Donington Park wondering what might have been with its two remaining BMW Z4 GT3s after a challenging final race of the year. On paper Triple Eight’s return to … Continue reading

TRIPLE EIGHT NURBURGRING DRIVE FOR BMW FACTORY ACE SIMS

Top British GT team and multiple touring car champions Triple Eight Race Engineering today revealed that British sportscar racer and BMW factory driver Alexander Sims will drive in the team’s BMW Z4 GT3 entry at the Nürburgring 1000km this weekend (September 19-21). Sims, 26, a friendly rival for the Banbury-based squad in British GT with … Continue reading

BRITISH GT, TRIPLE EIGHT TRIO PLAN SIEGE ON CASTLE DONINGTON

This weekend (September 13/14) marks the final round of the 2014 Avon Tyres British GT Championship, and while top BMW Motorsport team, Triple Eight Race Engineering is not in the title race this year, the trio of BMWs fielded by the Greatworth-based squad have plenty to prove as they seek to end the year on … Continue reading

BRITISH GT, RATCLIFFE TAKES POINTS FINISH ON GT3 DEBUT

Reigning British GT4 champion Ryan Ratcliffe drove a faultless race at Brands Hatch today, claiming his first GT3 points on his debut in the top class of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship. Derek Johnston was hit and subsequently retired following a flakey move by the current GT3 champion Andrew Howard, with Warren Hughes and … Continue reading

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