Category Archive: Touring – Endurance

Jul 03

SRO Motorsports Group working with AAMC to make FIA GT World Cup a resounding success

SRO has accepted this appointment with enthusiasm

SRO Motorsports Group logo The Automobile General Association Macao-China (AAMC), promoter of the inaugural FIA GT World Cup, has appointed Stephane Ratel of the SRO Motorsports Group to coordinate all operational work jointly with AAMC related to the FIA GT World Cup, which will be held from November 19th – 22nd 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

Patrick Dempsey to enter Ennstal Classic in Austria with Porsche

No less than twelve vehicles tackle the Ennstal Classic for the Porsche squad from 16 to 18 July.

2014-07-13-1722 Taking on the challenge in the mountainous Styria region in Austria is actor and race car driver Patrick Dempsey. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

Mark Motors Winning Race for Porsche customers at Calabogie Motorsports Park

Calabogie creates a great challenge for teams and drivers

The annual rounds of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin at Calabogie Motorsports Park are unlike any other event in the championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Red Bull Ring facts and figures (+video)

The 4 Hours of Red Bull Ring will take place in Austria on Sunday 12 July and is round 3 of the 5 race 2015 European Le Mans Series

Red Bull Ring This will be the third visit to Austria by the ELMS paddock since 2013 and with a unique blend of top class motor racing and unrivalled FREE access to the drivers, the 4 Hours of Red Bull Ring event has something for the whole family to enjoy.

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Jul 01

Aussie Grit by Mark Webber

Out Now!

Aussie Grit by Mark Webber Eighteen months after retiring from a twelve year Formula One career, Mark Webber finally tells the story of his journey from Queanbeyan kid to Grand Prix winner – and in typical ‘Aussie Grit’ style, it’s a no holds barred, searingly honest account of life inside and out of the cockpit.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Revolutionary road-cleaning technology and service piloted at action-packed British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) race weekend

SAFE GENIUS cleans up at Croft

BTCC logo Croft Circuit, 30 June, 2015: SAFE has completed a successful prove-out of its innovative GENIUS road cleaning service at the Croft round of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship last weekend (27/28 June). Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Unpredictable chase for top spot on podium continues July 4-5 at Calabogie

Chris Green leads the Platinum Cup standings with 74 points

It’s anyone’s guess to forecast winners in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin as the series reaches the halfway point of the 2015 season July 4-5 at Calabogie Motorsports Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Kenton Koch is just two points shy of perfection through six rounds this season in the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda

Nearly spotless Koch continues to push hard  for racing perfection

Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda 2014 logo Koch has won five of six starts in his rookie year in the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) Official Development Series, finishing second in the other in the No. 60 JDC Motorsports entry. He has started from the pole in five of six rounds. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Samantha Tan Racing: Extensive learning experience at Road America

With three standing starts at this triple-header event, patience and stability were in order.

2015-05-16-1275 Located midway between Milwaukee and Green Bay in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, Road America’s legendary four-mile, 14-turn road circuit, has defied the world’s best racers for over 57 years.

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Jun 30

The GreenGT H2 on the circuit

“Young drivers like my son Aurélien will soon have an opportunity to race in electric/hydrogen racing cars.” – Olivier Panis

GreenGT H2 1 This week-end GreenGT presented the GreenGT H2, the first electric/hydrogen racing car, on the Paul Ricard circuit, during the French leg of the FIA WTCC. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

iRacing sponsors iRacing.com GT500, 2015 Blancpain Endurance Series finale

iRacing.com has been named title sponsor of the Blancpain Endurance Series race at the Nurburging on September 19 and 20

Blancpain Endurance Series logo This marks the second consecutive year the award-winning online motorsports simulation service has sponsored the Blancpain Endurance Series’ visit to the legendary German circuit which, also for the second year in a row, coincides with SimRacing EXPO at the “ring boulevard” exhibition center. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Steenbakkers coming home to familiar playground for rounds 5-6 at Calabogie

Steenbakkers, from Ottawa, has driven hot laps and raced at Calabogie since he was 11 years old.

IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin Harry Steenbakkers is just 17 years old, a rookie driver in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

Moscow ready for Blancpain Sprint Series

The Moscow Raceway will host the fourth round of the 2015 Blancpain Sprint Series.

Blancpain Sprint Series logo The internationally renowned track will see Series leaders Laurens Vanthoor and Robin Frijns defending their comfortable lead, while aiming for a third consecutive win. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

Starworks Motorsport Claims Second-Consecutive PC Victory

Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen

There’s something about wet weather that seems to agree with Starworks Motorsport and Renger van der Zande, as the team picked up their second consecutive Prototype Challenge race victory in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen.

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Jun 29

Walkinshaw confident ahead of maiden visit to Moscow Raceway

Sean and team-mate Craig Dolby will head to Russia ninth in the driver standings

Sean Walkinshaw Racing Oxfordshire’s Sean Walkinshaw will experience a brand new challenge with the MRS GT-Racing team this coming Saturday, 4th July, when the all-action Blancpain Sprint Series visits Moscow Raceway in Russia for round four of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Ferrari Challenge Europe Double for Grossmann and Nelson as Hladik shines in Budapest

The Trofeo Pirelli class has offered a Race-2 of the highest level

Ferrari Challenge Europe Double for Grossmann and Nelson as Hladik shines in BudapestSecond day full of spectacle and emotions in Budapest for the third round of the Ferrari Challenge Europe, which offered the usual entertainment for the fifteen thousand people who came to the Hungaroring, despite the threat of rain. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Monti takes Race 2 to consolidate his lead

A positive debut for the Maserati GranTurismo MC GTS in the Pirelli World Challenge

Maserati Trofeo World Series_Road America_Race 2_RA20790 Romain Monti has claimed victory in the third round of the Maserati Trofeo World Series. This win on the super-fast Road America circuit in the USA, means that the Frenchman has consolidated his overall lead over Riccardo Ragazzi. Before this round, the gap between the two was 22 points; now it is 23: 86 to 63. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

West Surrey Racing scores historic hat-trick

BTCC wins for Andy Priaulx, Sam Tordoff and Rob Collard at Croft

Andy Priaulx, Sam Tordoff and Rob Collard claimed a win apiece as West Surrey Racing secured a stunning hat-trick of Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship victories at Croft today (28 June). Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Benitez splashes to sweep at Watkins Glen

“It’s raining, and it’s Watkins Glen, which is really difficult, so I am happy” -Benitez

Angel Benitez Jr. completed a powerful return to the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama by winning Round 6 on Saturday, polishing off a sweep of both rounds at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Heavy rain forces postponement of Round 4 at Watkins Glen International

New date, location under consideration

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo - Heavy rain Watkins Glen International Unsuitable racing conditions caused by heavy, persistent rain forced Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America, after consultation with International Motor Sports Association officials, to abandon Round 4 of the championship Saturday, June 27 at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

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