Category Archive: Touring – Endurance

Mar 23

Creventic Series powered by Hankook in full swing with three events in four weeks

The month of April is extremely busy, with three events in four weeks

With the first two events of this year in Dubai and Mugello in the books, the Creventic Series powered by Hankook are now on in full swing. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 23

WEC: Nick Foster finalises Gulf Racing line up

New to the WEC and the team, Nick brings recent Porsche Cup experience

Gulf Racing has finalised its plans for its 2017 WEC campaign with the addition of Australian Nick Foster to the three-man line up for the No.86 Porsche 991 RSR. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 23

Rubens Barrichello and Jan Lammers have finalized their program for the ELMS and Le Mans (+video)

Present were drivers Jan Lammers and Frits van Eerd, as well as Rubens Barrichello via video from his home in Florida

Rubens Barrichello and Jan Lammers have finalized their program for the ELMS and Le MansYesterday, Racing Team Nederland – set to enter a Dallara P217 in the European Le Mans Series and 24 Hours of Le Mans – live-streamed its 2017 program on its official Facebook page.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “One of the things Gerhard might consider is my idea of a night race in Singapore”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season 

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThe countdown is on: There are only a few days to go before the Formula One season gets underway with the opening fixture in Australia. Preparations are also proceeding apace in the DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup Leaders Parlay Successful Outings At Sebring Into Points Lead

The Patrón Endurance Cup rewards top performers in the four WeatherTech Championship endurance races

While the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship still has 10 of its 12 races to come on the 2017 schedule, we’ve already reached the halfway point in the battle for the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup following last Saturday’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Clearwater Racing (Ferrari) in the 2017 FIA WEC and 24 Hours of Le Mans

Like last year, a dragon adorns the flanks of the Ferrari

Clearwater Racing (Ferrari) in the 2017 FIA WEC and 24 Hours of Le MansAfter its first participation in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2016, the Clearwater Racing team will once again represent Singapore at Le Mans in June, but this time with two Ferraris, one of which will compete in the full World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) including the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Roberto Ravaglia turned back the clock at Monza last week when he took to the famous Italian track in a World Touring Car

Ravaglia back in a WTCC car at Monza

Ravaglia back in a WTCC car at MonzaRavaglia, who co-owns race-winning WTCC team ROAL Motorsport, competed at Monza on his way to winning the inaugural FIA World Touring Car Championship title in 1987. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Porsche Design signs on as PCA Club Racing Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport Trophy East Series Sponsor for Second Season

Porsche Design Official Timing Partner

Porsche Design Official Timing PartnerThe PCA Club Racing Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport Trophy East series announced that Porsche Design will once again serve as the Official Timing Partner of the semi-professional racing series.

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Mar 21

MB Partners presents Team Thunderhead

The unprecedented partnership traverses many of the world’s most famous racing series’ and championships

MB Partners presents Team ThunderheadMB Partners are delighted to announce that Thunderhead, trail-blazers in technology for customer engagement, have teamed up with Mike Conway, Gary Paffett, Jack Manchester and Tom Blomqvist for the forthcoming racing 2017 season.

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Mar 21

Ferrari’s 70th anniversary celebrations are underway!

The red of the cars is a little darker compared to previous years

Celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, Ferrari has revealed the 2017 livery for the two 488 GTEs which will be raced this year by AF Corse in the LMGTE Pro category. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Brands Hatch extends deal to host Blancpain GT Series until 2019

Bettina Eichhammer interim Head of Communications for Blancpain GT Series 

Brands Hatch owner MSV and championship promoter SRO have extended their deal to host the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup on the legendary Grand Prix circuit, it was announced. This means that the Kent circuit will continue to host a round of the series until at least 2019. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Event News and Notes 

Round 1 and 2 at Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, Florida

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Event News and Notes The following is a summary of competition stories, news, and results from Rounds 1 and 2 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring held March 15-18, 2017 at Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, Florida.

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Mar 20

The much-anticipated debut of the LM P3 category in the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda didn’t disappoint

IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda Event News and Notes

The much-anticipated debut of the LM P3 category in the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda didn’t disappointFour different manufacturers were represented in the class over the weekend at Sebring International Raceway for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida.
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Mar 20

Monster Digital revs up as sponsor of 2016 Champion Tom Haacker

In the 2017 IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama 

Monster Digital revs up as sponsor of 2016 Champion Tom HaackerThe first green flag went up at the Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, FL March 15-16, where Haacker’s car ran in two races.
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Mar 20

China GT Championship latest to adopt SRO’s GT4 class and BoP

Opening round of China GT Championship takes place at Audi Beijing Goldenport Motor Park 

SRO Motorsports Group is delighted to announce that the China GT Championship has become the latest series to adopt its GT4 class and Balance of Performance (BoP) regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Alex Lynn Sebring 12 Hours review

“Victory on my first attempt at the Sebring 12 Hours: it’s a dream…”

Alex Lynn Sebring 12 Hours reviewVictory on my first attempt at the Sebring 12 Hours… Well, I was dreaming of a win but, in the run-up to the race, all I knew was we had a good chance, and that we could obviously do it. But this IS a dream. I’m really happy – it surpassed all my expectations. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

WTCC: Polestar chief reveals Muller impact

“He’s a very friendly gentleman, he fits in well with the team”

Polestar WTCC chief reveals Muller impactAlexander Murdzevski Schedvin has spoken of the “valuable contribution” Yvan Muller is making to Polestar Cyan Racing’s FIA World Touring Car Championship preparations. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R captures 36 Hours of Florida honors

This time, there was no controversy – just an old-fashioned butt-whipping by the winning Prototype team

The No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing/Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi V.R, with Ricky Taylor behind the wheel, won the 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona, with the No. 5 Action Express Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi V.R finishing second.

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Mar 19

Corvette Racing wins Third straight Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring

65th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring

There’s something about the two-car Corvette Racing C7.R team – when one car has a big problem, the other car seems to step up and win the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

Scuderia Praha Ferrari wins Hankook 12H Mugello

After today’s eight hour encounter

Scuderia Praha Ferrari wins Hankook 12H MugelloThe Scuderia Praha Ferrari 488 GT3 (#11, Jiri Pisarik/Josef Král/Matteo Malucelli) defended the lead it had claimed in the first part of the Hankook 12H Mugello yesterday.

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