Category Archive: Touring – Endurance

Aug 28

Michimi Sweeps VIR, Leads Prestige Performance 1-2 Finish in Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America

Shinya Michimi swept the two races at VIRginia International Raceway and earned his sixth win in eight races this season

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America Prestige Performance is making a habit of winning races. It was no different Sunday as Shinya Michimi swept the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America weekend with a Round 8 win at VIRginia International Raceway.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Baumann and Buhk claim Sprint Series Main Race spoils at the Hungaroring

“We put new tyres on at the start of the second stint and tried to push at the beginning” – Dominik Baumann

Team-AMG HTP Motorsport’s Dominik Baumann and Maxi Buhk came through from fourth on the grid to win today’s Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup Main Race at the Hungaroring.

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Aug 28

Corvette Racing Leads GTLM Qualifying, Sweeps Front Row For Michelin GT Challenge At VIRginia International Raceway

“We’re the lead class here, so it’s an overall pole” – Magnussen

Corvette Racing’s No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R stole the spotlight from its championship-leading teammate Saturday at VIRginia International Raceway, with Jan Magnussen winning the pole position in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship qualifying for Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge (live, FS1, 1:30 p.m. ET). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Lamborghini Scores Third WeatherTech Championship Pole, First For Snow In Michelin GT Challenge GT Daytona Qualifying

It also was the second consecutive pole position at VIRginia International Raceway for Paul Miller Racing

Madison Snow earned his first career IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship TOTAL Pole Award in GT Daytona class qualifying for Sunday’s two-hour, 40-minute Michelin GT Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway (live, FS1, 1:30 p.m. ET). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Corvette, Lamborghini Pace WeatherTech Championship Practice For Michelin GT Challenge At VIRginia International Raceway

“All the work we’ve done between Road America and now definitely has helped” – Garcia

Corvette Racing took bragging rights in 95-degree heat during the opening day of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice Friday at VIRginia International Raceway, leading practice for Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge (live, FS1, 1:30 p.m. ET). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 27

Lazare keeps cool, expands Platinum lead with victory at VIR

“We just have to finish every race, and I think we have a good shot at it” – Lazare

Lazare keeps cool, expands Platinum lead with victory at VIR The Platinum Cup championship is coming into clearer focus for Jesse Lazare after a smooth, composed drive to victory amid many challenges Saturday in Round 11 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama at VIRginia International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 27

Michimi stays hot with Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America round 7 victory at VIRginia International Raceway

Shinya Michimi earned his fifth win in seven races in the No. 1 Prestige Performance Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo LP 620-2.

Michimi stays hot with Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America round 7 victory at VIRginia International Raceway Shinya Michimi earned his fifth victory in seven races this season by taking the checkered flag Saturday in Round 7 of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America at VIRginia International Raceway.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 27

BTCC: Shedden storms to pole position

Halfords Yuasa Racing driver masters wet qualifying at Rockingham

BTCC - Shedden storms to pole position Reigning champion Gordon Shedden claimed his second Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship pole position of the season after setting the pace in challenging conditions at Rockingham. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 27

ELMS: All set for Qualifying in Le Castellet

4 Hours of Le Castellet
2016-06-16-Thursday-0008 The final Free Practice session for the 4 Hours of Le Castellet ahead of qualifying saw double race winners Thiriet by TDS Racing top the time sheets with Mathias Beche setting a 1m48.505, just 0.030s slower than the best time set in yesterday’s Free Practice 1.

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Aug 26

Chance meeting at test session helps top rookie Robichon put talent on display in Porsche

Zach Robichon is the top rookie driver this season in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama

2016-08-14_65454 But that might never have happened if not for three fateful laps during a test session last October. Robichon, from Ottawa, is third in the Platinum Cup championship standings in the No. 78 Mark Motors Racing Porsche entering the season-ending Rounds 11 and 12 on Sept. 2-4 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP).

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Aug 26

Less than 40 days until Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort!

19th Annual Petit Le Mans

With just over a month left before the sounds of race cars fill the hills of Braselton, Road Atlanta is kicking into high gear and preparing for your arrival! Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

ELMS: Set up day at the circuit Paul Ricard (+photos)

Let’s have a look back at what happened in the pitlane today
The 40 entries of the 4 Hours of Le Castellet arrived today in the south of France and are now ready for track action that will start tomorow at 8:30 with a bronze driver collective test.

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Aug 25

Kelly-Moss Road and Race takes IMSA championship lead to VIR

For Kelly-Moss Road and Race, the 2016 summer season has been a busy one for the all-Porsche race team

Jesse Lazare earned his third straight pole of the season in the No. 21 Kelly-Moss Road and Race Porsche The organization participates in IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, the Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA Series on the West Coast, and also in Porsche Club of America competition. In addition to the group’s racing endeavors, Kelly-Moss Road and Race continuously has various restoration projects going on back at the team’s home race shop. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 24

Felix Rosenqvist: “I find the allegations absolutely ridiculous”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season  – Tales from the paddock

Felix Rosenqvist Summer break comes to an end: Last weekend, the DTM entered the second half of the season in Moscow – and not without talking points. Next weekend, it’s the return of Formula 1 with a visit to the legendary Ardennes rollercoaster at Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 24

WEC: Porsche motorsport in Mexico – inspiring for more than 60 years

FIA World Endurance Championship WEC, LMP1, Round 5, Mexico  City

2016-07-22-Friday-0080 A debut in Central America: In 2016 the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will be held for the first time in Mexico City. When Porsche enters the 919 Hybrid into the fifth round of the WEC on September 1st to 3rd this also means a return. Back in 1954, a class win at the famous road race “Carrera Panamericana” proved to be groundbreaking for the company.

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Aug 24

WEC: Great Mexican Endurance racers – A history

When it comes to endurance racing, the country has an equally rich and varied history with many notable performers

Frida Kahlo, Oscar De La Hoya, Guillermo del Torro, Emiliano Zapata, Salma Hayek and Hugo Sanchez – just some of the many iconic Mexicans, who have made an impact on the world in so many different areas. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 24

Summer break is over for ELMS competitors

The European Le Mans Series gets back to work on Sunday 28 August at Circuit Paul Ricard with the 4 Hours of Le Castellet

Summer break is over for ELMS competitorsWith 44 cars entered for the full season, the ELMS is proving a popular choice for endurance competitors. The LM P2 class boasts 12 cars instead of 11 in Austria, with IDEC Sport Racing’s Ligier JS P2 back on track for this round.

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Aug 23

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America Drivers, teams looking for strong start to second half of season at VIR

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

The Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America field is heading to VIRginia International Raceway, the only circuit to hos The Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America field is heading to VIRginia International Raceway, the only circuit to host the series in all four seasons.

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Aug 23

WEC: Graff Racing (Oreca) eyeing the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans in LM P2

“The logical progression was to create an LM P2 program for 2017” – Pascal Rauturier

Graff Racing (Oreca) eyeing the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans in LM P2Announced for the 2015 season, Graff Racing’s move to LM P2 will finally take place in 2017 with the acquisition of an Oreca 07 for the French team currently fourth in the LM P3 class in the European Le Mans Series.

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Aug 23

ELMS: 4 Hours of Le Castellet, entertainment for all the family!

Freestyle and Stunt Show
2015-28-03-001 The ELMS Weekend is coming back to France to mark the end of summer! On the27th and 28th of August, the Circuit Paul Ricard will host Round 4 of the 2016 European Le Mans Series, and the fans will enjoy entertainment on and off track! Read the rest of this entry »

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