Category Archive: Touring – Endurance

Apr 22

New BoP measures set to balance the EUROV8SERIES field at Vallelunga

The goal is to make the championship even tighter and more exciting

EuroV8Series logo The BoP measures for the second round of the EUROV8SERIES at Vallelunga have been finalized, and they will be in effect for the upcoming May 3-4 weekend.

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Apr 22

FIA WEC 6 Hours of Silverstone « Good vibrations for the next ones! »

Loic Duval FIA WEC 6 Hours of Silverstone review

2014-04-20 050Despite a difficult race and no points at Silverstone, Loïc draws conclusions from the first weekend of the WEC.

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Apr 21

Points finish for Villorba Corse in Blancpain Sprint Series debut

“It was a difficult weekend” – Raimondo Amadio

Villorba Ferrari 458 GT3 in action at Nogaro Villorba Ferrari 458 GT3 in action at Nogaro Montermini / Salaquarda reached the top-ten behind the wheel of the Ferrari 458 GT3 in the first round of the championship at Nogaro Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

WEC 6 Hours of Silverstone – Race

Porsche 919 Hybrid race debut was a success

WEC logoThe eagerly awaited race debut of the innovative Porsche 919 Hybrid in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) was a success.

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Apr 19

Tight qualifying – Porsche 919 Hybrid up to speed

WEC 6 Hours of Silverstone – Qualifying

WEC logoSolid qualifying performance from the newly formed Porsche Team with the two Porsche 919 Hybrids in the World Endurance Championship (WEC): After three free practice sessions with no problems, the first qualifying was also trouble free.

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Apr 19

New Porsche Team gets into its rhythm at Silverstone

WEC 6 Hours of Silverstone – Friday Practice

WEC logoThe newly formed Porsche Team with the two Porsche 919 Hybrid Le Mans Prototypes had a good first day of practice at the SilverstoneCircuit, where the first round of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) is taking place as a six-hour race on Sunday, the first of eight world championship rounds. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

Circuit of The Americas™ debuts the all new Lone Star Le Mans Sept. 19-20

COTA is bringing the “Spirit of Le Mans” to the Lone Star State
Don’t miss the circuit’s first night race at this Texas-sized celebration of sports car racing and live music.Tickets on sale April 17 at noon CT; two-day passes start at $79; kids 12 and under free. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

Montermini/Salaquarda to open their Blancpain Endurance Series at Nogaro

The first round of the 2014 Blancpain Sprint Series kicks off at Nogaro

New Villorba Ferrari 458 GT3 in action Scuderia Villorba Corse and the sole 458 of the championship are ready for the first challenge to be held in France over the Easter weekend

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Apr 16

Alpine ready to join battle

The Alpine A450 will be shared by Nelson Panciatici and Paul-Loup Chatin

Alpine A450 - photo Alpine A year ago, Alpine made its eagerly-anticipated racing comeback at Silverstone – and Signatech-Alpine went on to clinch the 2013 European Le Mans Series crown. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Mark looks back (and forward) at Silverstone

“We have had a very long and testing build-up to the first race”

Mark Webber - Porsche “I always look forward to racing at Silverstone and this weekend will be no exception when I return as a Porsche works driver LMP1.” Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Pro-Am stunning podium for Villorba Corse Ferrari 458 in Blancpain Endurance Series debut

First round of the championship

Villorba Ferrari 458 GT3 in action at Monza_FotoSpeedy At Monza Castellacci, Gai and Rizzoli storm back to second place in their category despite a drawback in their first pitstop Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Kuno Wittmer suffers mechanical failure at Long Beach

3rd Round of the Tudor United SportsCar Championship Series…

SRT Motorsports - Kuno Wittmer - Long Beach (1)This weekend, Canadian driver Kuno Wittmer contested the third round of the 2014 Tudor United SportsCar series (the hotly contested North American endurance championship), at the Long Beach street circuit.

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Apr 12

No. 01 Ford EcoBoost/Riley of Pruett and Rojas dominates at Long Beach

Corvette C7.R scores breakthrough first GTLM victory in Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas say they don’t have anything to prove. They’re just racing like they do. Magnussen, Garcia Lead All But Two Laps In No. 3 Corvette Racing Corvette C7.R. Corvette Racing entered Saturday’s Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase with the goal of proving its new Corvette C7.R was ready to win races in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s competitive GT Le Mans (GTLM) class. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

CTCC and DBA USA are pleased to announce their partnership for the 2014 season

DBA USA LLC partners with CTCC for 2014 season

CTCC logo The partnership will provide DBA with the opportunity to promote their brand and expand their reach in the Canadian market. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Pruett takes TOTAL Pole Award in No. 01 Ford EcoBoost/Riley DP at Long Beach

Magnussen gives Corvette C7.R first GTLM pole

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Scott Pruett, back on the Long Beach Street Circuit for the first time since 2006, captured the TOTAL Pole Award Friday for the Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase, driving the No. 01 Telcel/Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Ford EcoBoost/Riley DP. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

WEC in a (wheel) nut shell

What is the WEC and what are the categories involved?

Mark Webber logo Ten months after announcing his exciting new career with Porsche in the Silverstone paddock, Mark will return there next week to race at the wheel of a Le Mans prototype for the first time since 1999.

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Apr 09

Wittmer Brothers preparing for championship chase

Montreal-based siblings are not yet through with their championship quests

CTCC logo While their father and brothers are winning races, championships and respect throughout Quebec and the United States, brothers Nick and Karl Wittmer are upholding the family honour with their accomplishments in the Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Continental Tire.

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Apr 08

IMSA News And Notes + Fast Facts

Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach

IMSA logo In Long Beach, California this weekend, many of the world’s coolest sports cars will be highly noticeable, and not only on the race track.

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Apr 07

Ford, IMSA join forces on Official Automotive Partnership

EcoBoost-Powered Ford Taurus SHO to be Official Safety Car at Long Beach

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Apr 07

One seat fits all

WEC is slightly different

WEC logo F1 is a highly technical world, but when it comes to the car and the seat it’s rather simple: one car, one seat, one driver.

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