Category Archive: Touring – Endurance

Oct 30

Audi confirms Domenicali signing

Audi has confirmed the signing of former Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali.

2014-01-16_0782 According to DPA news agency, a spokesman for the Volkswagen-owned marque admitted that the 49-year-old Italian will start work at Ingolstadt on November 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

24H SERIES powered by Hankook rapidly growing with full international status

The calendar for the 2015 24H SERIES powered by Hankook at a glance

The announcement that the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook is set to become a full international series with championship status, application for which has been filed with the FIA, numerous teams have already expressed their interest to become part of the inaugural season.

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Oct 29

Domenicali to start work at Audi next week – report

Stefano Domenicali will reportedly start work at Audi next week.

2014-01-16_0782 Earlier this month, reports emerged that the former Ferrari team boss had accepted an offer to work for the Volkswagen-owned carmaker. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

Colin Thompson to make Porsche Supercup debut in Austin

The Porsche Supercup races around the world exclusively with Formula 1

Newly crowned Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Champion Colin Thompson will make his debut in the preeminent Porsche one-make Series, the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup, this weekend at the Circuit of Americas, in Austin, Texas. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 27

Blancpain Sprint Series – Round 7 – Baku World Challenge

Thoughts on the title

At the Baku World Challenge the overall title in the 2014 Blancpain Sprint Series will be awarded, as well as the one in the Silver Cup. We spoke to the title contenders before they left for the Azeri capital. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 27

Next stop: Shanghai

Off the back of our great result in Fuji I am looking forward to getting back into the car in China.

Mark Webber logo I know the track in Shanghai very well from my days in F1 and it’s a great circuit. The course has different winding turns and two long straights. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 27

Alonso future unclear amid Audi, Lotus rumours

A major sponsor of the Lotus team has stirred up the already confusing speculation about Fernando Alonso’s next move.

Fernando Alonso - Audi  (photo Audi) Most insiders believe the Spaniard and Ferrari have already dissolved their contract, paving the way for Sebastian Vettel to join Kimi Raikkonen at the Italian team in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 27

Handy Motorsport preparing for progression in BTCC

“We have had great support from Speedworks this year in our first season in the BTCC”
Handy Motorsport Toyota Avensis With the 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season now at an end, one of the newest teams to the grid, Handy Motorsport, has set its sights on major progression in 2015 as it seeks to build a long term future in the UK’s biggest and best motor racing series.

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Oct 26

Ferrari Racing Days comes to an end in Turkey

The second of the Coppa Shell races was won by Jacques Duyver (Motor Piacenza).

Ferrari Racing Days Turkey This was the last day of the Ferrari Racing Days at the Istanbul circuit, featuring the penultimate round of the European Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli. Daniele Di Amato (Motor Piacenza) came out on top in race 2 in the Pro category, while Alessandro Vezzoni (Rossocorsa-Pellin Racing) won the Am class. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

Ferrari Racing Days in Istanbul, Ferrari Challenge at the heart of the action.

It’s a special weekend

Ferrari Racing Days in Istanbul, Ferrari Challeng Today saw the start of the Ferrari Racing Days event in Istanbul, along with the penultimate European round of the Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli, making its maiden appearance at Turkey’s Istanbul Park circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

Celebrating with style: tenth anniversary edition of the Hankook 24H DUBAI

January 8-10, 2015

The countdown is running for the tenth anniversary edition of the Hankook 24H DUBAI, the original endurance race for GTs, touring cars and 24H Specials in the Gulf region.

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Oct 23

Thrilling finale of the 2014 Blancpain Sprint Series at the Baku World Challenge

The prestigious Baku World Challenge forms the final round of the inaugural season of the Blancpain Sprint Series.

By winning for the third time in Zolder Maximilian Götz has put one hand on the 2014 Drivers title, but Grasser Lamborghini drivers Hari Proczyk and Jeroen Bleekemolen are still in with a shot. They will have to close a 27-point gap on the Azeri street circuit, a task made more difficult by the added presence of several high-level GT-teams, which will fill all 30 places on the starting grid in Baku. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Hometown ties help driver Hargrove, owner Chia form title-winning bond in 2014

“Scott’s only 19, and our meeting was so much fun”

Jim Hargrove has been a loyal customer at OpenRoad Auto Group in British Columbia for years, and each time he stopped by the dealership he would share the story of his talented racing son, dropping off press clippings and brochures to owner Christian Chia. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

What the winners said after the 4 Hours of Estoril

The 4 Hours of Estoril, which took place at the Autodromo di Estoril on Sunday, marked the end of the European Le Mans Series for 2014.

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To close the season, the drivers and teams present in Portugal put on for the many spectators in the grandstands and the paddock a superbly competitive festival of racing: three races within one race as each of the three categories, LMP2, LMGTE and GTC, battled for victory.

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Oct 21

First laps in public for the Renault Sport R.S. 01

At the wheel, Alain Prost was impressed by its performance

The Renault Sport R.S. 01 made its first laps in public on October 18 at the Jerez track in Spain, for the last leg of the World Series By Renault. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 20

Five Standout Drivers Learn, Receive Guidance from Porsche during Young Driver Academy at Barber Motorsports Park

Scott Hargrove won 2014 Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin championship with six victories in 10 starts

Porsche is continuing its longstanding legacy of recognizing and developing young talent, as five standout North American drivers are learning to hone their skills on and off the track during the third annual Young Driver Academy Oct. 19-20 at Barber Motorsports Park near Birmingham, Alabama.

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Oct 19

ELMS heroes of 2014 honoured

The top three in each of the LMP2, LMGTE and GTC categories received their trophies

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This evening at the Casino Estoril the teams and drivers who took part in the 2014 European Le Mans Series gathered to celebrate the end of an exciting season.

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Oct 19

4 Hours of Estoril: Dramatic end to 2014 ELMS Season in Portugal

Fifth place for no36 Signatech Alpine secures the 2014 European Le Mans Series driver and team titles

 

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The final round of the 2014 European Le Mans Series, the 4 Hours of Estoril, has been won by the No.24 ORECA 03R of Sébastien Loeb Racing, Vincent Capillaire and endurance debutant Jimmy Eriksson giving the team its first win in the Championship and the series its fifth different winner from five races. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Götz and Buhk surprise the favourites in Zolder

Villorba Corse increases the pace in the Blancpain Sprint Series

The Belgian Track of Zolder saw HTP Motorsport-drivers Maximilian Götz and Maximilian Buhk take their third Main Race win of the 2014 Blancpain Sprint Series when they beat their main rivals in the championship, Grasser Racing Team-drivers Jeroen Bleekemolen and Hari Proczyk.

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Oct 19

Estoril Qualfying session – JOTA Sport – Aston Martin – Ferrari on pole !

Party Atmosphere in the Paddock at Estoril

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The final qualifying session of the 2014 European Le Mans Series season got underway this morning at the Estoril circuit , at 09h30 with GTE and GTC categories, it was followed but the LMP2 at 10h00.

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