Category Archive: Touring – Endurance

Aug 23

Tales from the paddock – Paul Di Resta: “It obviously makes you feel a bit older achieving that”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoMilestone for Paul Di Resta: The 2010 DTM champion joined the exclusive 100 Club at Zandvoort. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 22

Hankook 24H Portimao (25-27 August, 2017) is the season finale of the 2017 24H Series powered by Hankook

Decision in Portugal

Of course, having a season finale at the end of August is really early, but there is a good excuse as many teams will be sending their cars and equipment to the United States for the inaugural Hankook 24H COTA (10-12 November, 2017).

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Aug 22

Paul Ricard to host next European Le Mans Series and Michelin Le Mans Cup rounds for United Autosports

The team arrives in France fresh from their LMP2 win last time out at Red Bull Ring

United AutosportsUnited Autosports make their way to Paul Ricard this weekend (26-27 August) for round four of both the European Le Mans Series and Michelin Le Mans Cup.
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Aug 21

Season titles come into focus at VIR for Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama competitors

VIRginia International Raceway

Fergus leads the pack at Road America in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by YokohamaWith only three races remaining in the 2017 IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, the season championship, which seemed to be moving toward consistent conclusion, simply blew up after the triple-header weekend at Road America in Wisconsin.

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Aug 21

VIR marks halfway point for Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America Championship battles

VIRginia International Raceway is the only circuit to host Super Trofeo North America in each of its first five seasons

Super Trofeo logoThe VIR race weekend will be the home race for North Carolina-based Change Racing team and its Lamborghini Carolinas dealership. Tight points battles for all championships will come into play at VIR.

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Aug 21

Mexico’s founding fathers of endurance racing: Pedro and Ricardo Rodriguez

The fraternal duo put their proud nation firmly on the map with their standout performances in the 60s and early 70s

The popularity of motorsport in Mexico owes much to the Rodriguez brothers, Pedro and Ricardo, in whose honour the 4.304 km circuit is named – Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 21

ELMS: 5 reasons to come to Le Castellet

Become a driver in our simulator, meet the drivers, etc
In only a few days the ELMS weekend will arrive in France for the fourth round of the 2017 season for two days of animations on and off track for all the fans.

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Aug 20

First victory in the Blancpain GT Series Asia for the Lamborghini Huracán GT3

Cozzolino and Yokomizo took the victory in Race 1 at Fuji Speedway

X-One Motorsports_HaryantoThe Lamborghini Huracán GT3 wins also in AM class with Andrew Haryanto. On the same weekend as the Fuji Speedway hosted the fourth round of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia one-make series, the Huracán GT3 took its first seasonal success in the Blancpain GT Series Asia championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 19

WEC: New line up for CEFC Manor TRS Racing in Mexico

AT&T 6 Hours of Mexico

The latest version of the entry list for the AT&T 6 Hours of Mexico, reveals that the No.24 ORECA 07 Gibson of CEFC Manor TRS Racing will feature a revised driver line up. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 19

Acura unveils new Daytona Prototype international Race Car for 2018 WeatherTech Championship

Make room, Cadillac, Nissan and Mazda. There’s a newcomer in the Daytona Prototype international (DPi) ranks.

Acura’s new ARX-05 DPi car was officially unveiled today at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering in Carmel, California as part of Monterey Car Week festivities. Two ARX-05s – which stands for Acura Racing eXperimental, generation 5 – will be fielded in the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype class by Team Penske, in a new partnership with Acura Motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 19

WTCC 2017: Coming up soon

Here’s what’s coming up over the next few months

WTCC 2017: coming up soonThe wide-open 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship concludes in Qatar on 1 December.

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Aug 18

BTCC title race gathers pace

Bank holiday crowds set for enthralling Rockingham encounter

BTCC speeds into Snetterton after mid-season breakIt’s all-change at the top of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship heading into Rockingham (26-27 August) for Rounds 22, 23 and 24 of the 2017 campaign, with Team BMW’s double champion Colin Turkington holding prime position atop the Drivers’ standings with three events to go. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

The fourth and penultimate event in the 2017 Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup will take place at the Hungaroring next week

Hungaroring: Fierce competition guaranteed

The circuit hosts the eighth round of the Blancpain GT Series on August 25th-27th as part of the Hungarian Truck Fest, which also includes the FIA European Truck Racing Championship and the Blancpain GT Sports Club. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

BMW M8 GTE: Test programme continues in Spain

BMW Motorsport has carried out further testing as part of its development programme for the new BMW M8 GT

At Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya last week, Martin Tomczyk (GER), Nick Catsburg (NED), Bruno Spengler (CAN) and Philipp Eng (AUT) took turns behind the wheel of the GT racing car which will join Aston Martin, Ferrari, Ford and Porsche in the LMGTE Pro category of the 2018 FIA World Endurance Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

ELMS heads to Le Castellet showdown

4 Hours of Le Castellet on Sunday 27 August
Circuit Paul Ricard - Le CastelletWith all six titles all too close to call, the teams and drivers contesting the 2017 European Le Mans Series head to the Circuit Paul Ricard in the south of France for round 4 of the season.

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Aug 17

Star Power: Team Penske, Tequila Patrón ESM Announce High-Profile Driver Signings

Highlighted by the full-time IMSA arrival of Juan Pablo Montoya

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship just landed even more star power in advance of its highly-anticipated 2018 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 16

Colin Thompson Delivers Two More Podium Results for Kelly-Moss Road and Race at Trois-Rivieres

Maintains championship lead with just one more event remaining

2017-08-13_0031It was another positive outing for Kelly-Moss Road and Race (KMR) driver Colin Thompson in the penultimate round of the 2017 IMSA Prototype Challenge presented by Mazda championship held at Trois-Rivieres over the weekend.

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Aug 16

A Hat trick for Chris Sahakian at Trois-Rivières

For motorsport enthusiasts across Canada, the first two weekends of August are sacred

2017-08-12_0124More than 300,000 people travel to Trois-Rivières from August 4th to the 13th in order to attend one of the largest events in Canadian motorsport history, the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières (GP3R).

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Aug 16

Tribute to the victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the Ford GT ’67 Heritage

Ford GT ’67 Heritage

Tribute to the victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the Ford GT '67 HeritageOn the heels of the Ford GT ’66 Heritage released this year in celebration of the first of the American manufacturer’s four consecutive wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, here is the Ford GT ’67 Heritage, a limited series release a lucky few may take possession of in 2018.

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Aug 15

CTCC triple treat for GP3R fans

The highlight of any CTCC campaign is the spectacular Friday night race

2017-08-11-19-55-41_1545For its tenth annual appearance at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières, CTCC presented by Pirelli offered something extra for their fans, an extra race.

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