Category Archive: Touring – Endurance

Feb 25

Montoya samples Risi Ferrari in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Sebring test

Juan Pablo Montoya joined the Risi Competizione team for the second day at Sebring

One day after IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship star Ricky Taylor sampled a Team Penske IndyCar at Homestead-Miami Speedway, a Team Penske IndyCar driver took advantage of the opportunity to drive a WeatherTech Championship car 180 miles up the road at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Lynn gets acquainted with No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi at Sebring test

It was a day of firsts at Sebring International Raceway for British racing driver Alex Lynn

Before Thursday’s first day of a two-day IMSA-sanctioned test at the site of next month’s 65th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, Lynn never had driven the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R he will share with 2017 Rolex 24 At Daytona winners Jordan and Ricky Taylor. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

WEC: Positive Porsche test in Spain

The team announced that 7,200km was completed over five days with all six drivers present

Porsche has completed a second test session of 2017 at Motorland Aragon in Spain, the first of the year with the new-for-2017 specification 919 Hybrid. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Loïc Duval: “I’d like to mount the podium in the DTM”

A new challenge for Loïc Duval

Loïc Duval: “I’d like to mount the podium in the DTM”Following five years with Audi in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), a title win and a Le Mans victory, the 34-year-old Frenchman is switching to the DTM in 2017.

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Feb 22

PCA Club Racing Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport Trophy East Series is family affair for Baum

Baum, from Hastings, Michigan, said he was first introduced to the Porsche Club of America by a friend

PCA Club Racing logo Following every race in the PCA Club Racing Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport Trophy East series, David Baum is almost always greeted by his fan club. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires going from strength to strength in 2017

2017 season marking the first with new sanctioning partner INDYCAR

Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires going from strength to strength in 2017 After a record-setting season that featured the competition debut for the all-new Mazda Global MX-5 Cup machine, the Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires championship will launch a new era in 2017 as the series moves to a new sanctioning partner, new operational management structure, and a record prize package on offer. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Numerous full-season entries for 24H Series, 24H TCE Series and 24H Proto Series powered by Hankook

Almost 35 full-season cars in 24H SERIES powered by Hankook

http://www.24hseries.com/uploads/images/start/gtcars3.jpgA little bit over one month after the season-opening Hankook 3x3H DUBAI and the Hankook 24H DUBAI, preparations are well underway for the next race, the Hankook 12H MUGELLO (17-18 March), the second round of the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook.

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Feb 21

Nico Verdonck, ABT Sportsline and Bentley set their sights on victory in the 24 Hours of the Nürburgring!

Three preparatory races are also on the programme

Nico Verdonck, ABT Sportsline and Bentley set their sights on victory in the 24 Hours of the Nürburgring! The Belgian Nico Verdonck will join the ABT Sportsline team to drive a Bentley Continental GT3 in the forthcoming 24 Hours of the Nürburgring.
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Feb 21

The Mazda Prototype team has added Marino Franchitti to the driver lineup for the 65th annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring

Mazda adds Marino Franchitti to driver lineup at Sebring

Franchitti will join the No. 70 Castrol Edge/ModSpace Mazda RT24-P alongside full-time drivers Tom Long and Joel Miller. In the No. 55 Soul Red Mazda, IndyCar driver Spencer Pigot will join the full-time duo of Tristan Nunez and Jonathan Bomarito for the sixth time. Mazda has earned 13 class wins at Sebring, but is seeking a first overall victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Jani can ‘enjoy racing again’ in 2017

Neel Jani says a weight was lifted from his shoulders by winning the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2016

The Swiss driver has been an integral part of Porsche’s 919 Hybrid LMP1 project since the outset of the programme in 2014, and was rewarded for his hard work by winning both the World Endurance Drivers Championship and the Le Mans 24 Hours last year. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Romain Dumas (Porsche) will be defending his title at Pikes Peak in June

The Frenchman will be racing in the Unlimited category in the 95th running of the world-renowned “race to the clouds”

Romain Dumas (Porsche) will be defending his title at Pikes Peak in JuneTwo-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans and Pikes Peak, Porsche works driver Romain Dumas has confirmed he will return to Colorado in June with his Norma prototype to defend his title in the famous hill climb. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Falken to reveal new premium race car and innovative tyre for electric vehicles at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show

Falken will launch its new 2017 race car alongside its most energy-efficient tyre to date

Falken to reveal new premium race car and innovative tyre for electric vehicles at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show Falken will exhibit for the first time at the upcoming 87th Geneva International Motor Show, held at Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland, on 7-19 March 2017.

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Feb 20

Gianmaria Bruni becomes an official Porsche driver in GT

Considered one of the best GT drivers in the world

Gianmaria Bruni becomes an official Porsche driver in GTA few hours after Ferrari confirmed the end of its relationship with Gianmaria Bruni, Porsche announced the Italian driver will be joining its ranks.

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Feb 19

Ferrari and Gianmaria Bruni announce that, by mutual consent, they have early terminated their relationship

Ferrari has reached a technical and racing agreement with Alessandro Pier Guidi

Ferrari has reached a technical and racing agreement with Alessandro Pier Guidi After a collaboration started in 2007, Bruni will leave Ferrari at the end of June of this year. Ferrari thanks Gianmaria Bruni for his professional contribution and wishes him the best of luck for his new challenges.

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Feb 18

The new leaders of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East are Breukers and Jefferies

In Race 2 at Dubai Autodrome, the two youngster drivers of GDL Racing won again

Start_Race2 They are constant and make no mistakes: Rik Breukers, 18-year-old Dutch member of the Lamborghini Young Drivers Program, and Axcil Jefferies, 22-year-old from Zimbabwe with experience in the GP2 Series, won Race 2 and are now the new leaders of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East in the PRO class. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Breukers and Jefferies won again in The Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East

Andrew Haryanto shines with a second place overall and a victory in the AM class

Schreiner_Goddard The two young PRO drivers of GDL Racing Team got the first step of the podium in Race 1 at the Dubai Autodrome. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus set to globally reveal the SCG003S at the Geneva Motor Show

It is expected to be the fastest ever road-legal car to lap the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus SCG003SAmerican sports car company Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus will launch its first production model, the SCG003S, at the Geneva Motor Show. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Quiet skill of Bestline Auto tech keeps many teams running up front

You won’t find them on any entry list

Quiet skill of Bestline Auto tech keeps many teams running up front Their name only is featured on small decals on numerous Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Preview 12H Mugello, March 17-18

Creventic has become known as an innovator

They created the Code 60 system for neutralizing races. It has been copied by other organizers around the world. A few years ago, at Hankook 12H MUGELLO they debuted the idea of a split 12-hour race, Part I in the afternoon, with the finishing Part II the next morning.

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Feb 17

Throwback Thursday: 50 years ago at Sebring International Raceway

Ford, Ferrari, Porsche and Chevrolet all came to Sebring as contenders on April 1, 1967

Many of the leading manufacturers set to battle at this year’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida were major players in the same race at Sebring 50 years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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