Category Archive: Touring – Endurance

Dec 22

Wright Motorsports gearing up for busy season

Wright Motorsports is stepping up for the full season of TUDOR United SportsCar Championship competition in 2015.

The Cincinnati, Ohio-based team will partner with racer/actor Patrick Dempsey for the four Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup races under the Dempsey/Wright Motorsports banner, and will run the remaining races with regular drivers Madison Snow and Jan Heylen in the No. 58 Porsche 911 GT America. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 20

BRM Watches to become an official partner of the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook

French watch manufacturer BRM will become an official partner of the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook.

24H SERIES powered by Hankook logo Starting with the opener of the 2015 season, the Hankook 24H DUBAI (8-10 January, 2015), BRM will provide exclusive watches for all class winners in the Hankook 24H DUBAI.

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Dec 19

Mark Webber 2014 season review

“These cars are very rewarding to drive, no question about it”

Mark Webber logo As Mark reaches the milestone of completing his first year as a Porsche driver, we asked him for his thoughts on the success of his debut WEC season, how the sport compares to F1, the challenges of adjusting to sports car racing and how he plans to spend his Christmas break! Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Larson, McMurray to drive in Rolex 24 at Daytona

Chip Ganassi Racing’s Sprint Cup drivers will help pilot one entry

Larson, McMurray to drive in Rolex 24 At DaytonaChip Ganassi Racing announced Thursday that Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray will compete in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the season-opening event in the 2015 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Ganassi sets stout lineup for Rolex24 at Daytona

Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan will drive the No. 02 Target/Ford EcoBoost Riley Prototype

Scott Dixon & Tony KanaanTwo teams are set to compete at next month’s Rolex 24 at Daytona for Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, with plenty of Verizon IndyCar Series representation on each. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

IMSA becomes Member Sanctioning Body of SFI Foundation

Membership allows IMSA to benefit from SFI’s Equipment Safety Standards

IMSA logo The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) has formalized a membership agreement with the SFI Foundation, Inc. (SFI) in which IMSA will adopt certain SFI Quality Assurance Specifications to enhance safety at IMSA events. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Audi celebrates its successful racers

Audi celebrated the Audi Sport Finale 2014, the Audi motorsport squad’s traditional close of the season.

2014-01-16_0782 The evening was centered on the success achieved in the 2014 season and bid an emotional farewell to Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Action Express rolls out new Corvette C7 bodywork

Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi took turns in the car on Monday

New Corvette C7 bodywork is not the only change on the No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP, which tested in its new trim for the first time on Monday at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

2015 Le Mans 24 Hours – 10 teams invited

This represents a possible entry of 13 cars out of the 56 places available on the grid for the race on 13-14 June.

24 Heures du Mans - Le Mans 24 Hours logo Taking into account the results in the 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours, the Asian and the European Le Mans Series and the Tudor United SportsCar Championship, 10 teams have won invitations to take part in qualifying for the 2015 Le Mans 24 Hours.

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Dec 16

Jorge Lorenzo triumphs in Abu Dhabi endurance event

Jorge Lorenzo played a successful role in a 12-hour endurance event over the weekend at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina circuit.

Lorenzo shines in the endurance test in Abu DhabiDriving a Ferrari 458 GT3 Challenge Evo, the double MotoGP™ World title winner demonstrated his four-wheel skills once again to come out on top in the ‘Gentleman’ category of the event.

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Dec 14

David Coulthard crowned Champion of Champions

Thirteen-time Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard lifts the Race Of Champions trophy for the first time 

News imageMultiple Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard put in a stunning performance to eclipse 15 fellow stars of motor sport and win the Race Of Champions on a thrilling afternoon of action and entertainment at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Team Nordic win the ROC Nations Cup

Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg have stormed to the 2014 ROC Nations Cup title

News imageTeam Nordic’s Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg are celebrating after they took a stunning victory in the 2014 ROC Nations Cup at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Maserati Trofeo World Series: Calamia ends an amazing year with a win

The 2014 Maserati Trofeo began with a Mauro Calamia win at Spa, Belgium, and ended the same way.

Maserati Trofeo World Series logo The Swiss Team driver’s stage this time was Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates; scene of the final round in Maserati’s single-race series. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Corvette Daytona Prototypes to feature new look in 2015

On-track testing begins on C7 bodywork for Corvette DPs in TUDOR Championship

The Corvette Daytona Prototype program for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will have a new look in 2015 as Chevrolet has developed new Corvette DP bodywork that reflects styling cues of the C7 Corvette Stingray production car. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Motor sport legends prepare for the Race Of Champions

Some of the world’s best drivers

News imageMany of the world’s greatest drivers have taken part in the first practice session at Bushy Park Barbados ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Countdown to ROC 2014: Race Of Champions in numbers

ROC 2014 in Barbados will be the 26th annual end-of-season Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988.

News imageBushy Park Barbados is ROC’s first host venue in the Americas – and the 11th overall – along with such prestigious host venues as London’s Wembley Stadium, the Stade de France in Paris and Beijing’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Revised calendar for 24H SERIES powered by Hankook as a service to teams and drivers

Revised calendar for 24H SERIES powered by Hankook 2015

As announced earlier this week, the calendar for the 2015 24H SERIES powered by Hankook, now with official FIA International Series’ status, has been revised.

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Dec 12

Jorge Lorenzo to participate in endurance event in Abu Dhabi

The Majorcan rider will be part of the Kessel Racing team sponsored by Monster Energy

endurance race for lorenzo in Abu DhabiThis weekend Jorge Lorenzo will participate in a 12-hour endurance race being held at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi at the wheel of a Ferrari 458 GT3 Challenge Evo. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Sir Chris Hoy accelerates along the road to Le Mans with Nissan

Olympic legend and Nissan brand ambassador will be tested on track at Le Mans in 2015

RELEASE - Ginetta Nissan LMP3 700

Hoy will compete in a Le Mans style prototype racing car in the prestigious 2015 European Le Mans Series. Unique two-way relationship will see Sir Chris help Nissan #UniteAndExcite fans behind Rio 2016 athletes. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Volkswagen Polo RX completes ROC 2014 car line-up

The Race Of Champions has been running for over 25 years

2014-08-08_0565 The stunning Volkswagen Polo RX Supercar will be in action at this weekend’s Race Of Champions at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

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