Category Archive: Touring – Endurance

Jun 25

With Antonelli Motorsport, Grenier-Spinelli win a hard-fought race at Paul Ricard

In the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe

Finish-Race-2 Canadian Mikaël Grenier and Loris Spinelli have scored their second success of the season with the team Antonelli Motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 25

WTCC joker lap statement

It has also been decided that in the event of a wet race being declared, the ‘joker’ lap will not be applied.

WTCC joker lap statementFollowing Free Practice 1 and Free Practice 2 at FIA WTCC Race of Portugal yesterday (Saturday), team managers expressed their concerns over the implementation of the ‘joker’ lap exit, specifically regarding cars leaving the alternative route and cars exiting the final corner of the conventional lap.

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Jun 24

Bentley Team M-Sport takes first endurance win since 2014

Blancpain GT Series

The Circuit Paul Ricard 1000 km race was won by Vincent Abril, Andy Soucek and Maxime Soulet in the #8 Bentley Team M-Sport Continental, the first endurance win for the British manufacturer since three years. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 24

Postiglione and Cecotto take their third victory in a row in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe at Paul Ricard

The duo of Imperiale Racing wins Race 1 and increases the standings lead

Postiglione_CecottoVito Postiglione and Jonathan Cecotto are making a habit of winning. After scoring two victories in the previous round at Silverstone, the Italian-Venezuelan duo has also taken the victory in the first of the two races scheduled at Paul Ricard, during the third round of the  Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe.

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Jun 24

Nathanial Sparks takes Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup victory at Road America

Patrick Gallagher maintains points lead for the $200,000 Mazda Road to 24 Scholarship

Nathanial Sparks takes Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup victory at Road AmericaFor the second time in as many races, it came down to a last lap drag race to the Road America finish line in another thrilling round of Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires action on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 24

Hot Season at Dijon-Prenois

Hot start in Dijon

Temperatures are slightly cooler than yesterday due to the light breeze that blows in Burgundy but it is the heat wave that welcomes the competitors of the V of V Endurance Series for the kick-off of the meeting on the Dijon-Prenois circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 24

Ferrari Challenge Europe @Budapest | Wins for Di Amato, Liebhauser, Cheung

Ferrari Challenge Europe

via budapestDi Amato, Liebhauser and Cheung win at Budapest Daniele Di Amato, Jens Liebhauser and Eric Cheung won the first two races of the Ferrari Challenge in Budapest, in a third round of the European series packed with spectacle and excitement. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 24

Stephane Ratel and SRO Motorsports Group – 25 Years of GT Racing (+video)

 It was the launch of the Gentleman Drivers Trophy, for the French sportscar manufacturer Venturi

Stephane Ratel and SRO Motorsports Group - 25 Years of GT Racing (+video)During the fourth weekend of June 1992, exactly 25 years ago, Stephane Ratel organised his first ever race, on the Bugatti Circuit in Le Mans.

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Jun 23

Last lap pass to take fourth win in five races and extends points lead chasing $200,000 Mazda Road to 24 Scholarship

Patrick Gallagher scores Road America Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup victory by .0263-second

Patrick Gallagher scores Road America Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup victory by .0263-secondDuring a radio interview earlier in the day, Patrick Gallagher predicted that it would take a last lap pass to capture the Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires victory this weekend at Road America.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 23

Hot start in Dijon!

4 Hours Endurance GT

Temperatures are slightly cooler than yesterday due to the light breeze that blows in Burgundy but it is the heat wave that welcomes the competitors of the V of V Endurance Series for the kick-off of the meeting on the Dijon-Prenois circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 23

Action Express Racing reveals Patriotic Liveries on Whelen Engineering and Mustang Sampling Cadillacs

The No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac will incorporate a vibrant red, white, and blue livery

Action Express Racing reveals Patriotic Liveries on Whelen Engineering and Mustang Sampling CadillacsHaving claimed the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar and Tequila Patron North American Endurance Championships in 2014, 2015, and 2016, Action Express Racing has a history of robust celebrations.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 23

Blancpain Ultracar GT1 Sports Club brings automotive icons to Circuit Paul Ricard

Lovers of unique ultracars and some of the quickest GT racers ever made should visit Circuit Paul Ricard this weekend

Blancpain Ultracar GT1 Sports Club brings automotive icons to Circuit Paul RicardAs part of the Blancpain GT Series event in the South of France, a dozen of these impressive automobiles will grace the paddock and the 5.8 km long Circuit Paul Ricard. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 23

WEC present at FIA Sport Conference

As the 24 Hours of Le Mans came to a close

WEC present at FIA Sport ConferenceGérard Neveu, CEO of the FIA WEC, travelled to Geneva, Switzerland to represent the championship at this week’s FIA Sport Conference. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 23

IMSA’s Road Course “Ringers” Ready for NASCAR Action this Summer

IMSA Teams, Drivers Return Following Eventful 24 Hours of Le Mans

While the heart of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season kicks off with the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen next weekend and includes five races in nine weeks, a couple of WeatherTech Championship regulars will do a bit of moonlighting and compete in NASCAR road course events during off weekends this summer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 23

Gilles Gaignault about false Creventic’s statement

A Rixe In The World Of Endurance After Creventic’s Statement

V de V Sports logoCreventic, the Dutch organizer and promoter of the 24H PROTO SERIES powered by Hankook, having pompously declared “being the first real series of endurance exclusively reserved for Prototypes” is quickly forgetting the existence of Championships like those organized by the ELMS (European Le Mans Series) or those organised by the V de V Endurance Series that have just celebrated their… 25th anniversary.

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Jun 23

Matt Cresci scores first ever Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup pole

Bold move to slick BFGoodrich Tires pays immediate dividends on wet track

Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich TiresBattery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires rookie driver Matt Cresci turned a setback into a massive advantage on Thursday as he scored pole position at Road America with a fast lap flyer of 2:43.7317-seconds.  The qualifying session set the field for Rounds 5 & 6 of the 2017 championship, which is being staged as part of the Verizon IndyCar Series event weekend at the fabled Wisconsin circuit.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 22

How the Championships look after 24 Hours of Le Mans

FIA World Endurance Championship – Drivers and Manufacturers

2017-06-18-0085With double points on offer for the third round of the FIA WEC, the results at Le Mans often – but not always – have a major impact on the final championship standings.

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Jun 22

Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen features 39-Car entry list at halfway point of WeatherTech Championship, Patrón Endurance Cup season

The entry list for the Sahlen’s Hours of The Glen features a total of 40 cars spread among the four classes.

All four IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship classes return to action for the first time since the Advance Auto Parts Sportscar Showdown at Circuit of The Americas on May 6 as the series makes its annual trek to the historic Watkins Glen International circuit for the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on Sunday, July 2. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 22

The hunter becomes the hunted: Catsburg gets ready to defend WTCC title lead

WTCC Race of PortugalThe hunter becomes the hunted: Catsburg gets ready to defend WTCC title leadNicky Catsburg will start WTCC Race of Portugal leading the FIA World Touring Car Championship having gone from hunter to hunted after snatching the title lead from home hero Tiago Monteiro at the Nürburgring Nordschleife last month.

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Jun 21

Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup heads to Road America 

Fall-Line Motorsports set for series debut this weekend

Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup heads to Road America Moving from one iconic North American race track to the next in the space of a week, this weekend will see the drivers and teams in the Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires head to Road America for Rounds 5 & 6 of the 2017 championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

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