Category Archive: Touring – Endurance

Sep 30

David Ostella to finish season at Petit Le Mans in Black, White and Pink

The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

David Ostella will finish his rookie TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season and his first Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda on Oct. 4 in the No. 38 Dash Neighborhoods/ Phillips 66 Prototype Challenge car that will feature a pink livery. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

IMSA News and Notes: Petit Le Mans Powered By Mazda

Titles on the line at Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda

Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda The inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will conclude at Road Atlanta on Saturday with the 17th annual of Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

German racing legend Jochen Mass named Grand Marshal for the 53rd Edition of the Rolex 24 At Daytona

“Jochen Mass is an endurance racing legend as well as a veteran driver in Formula One”

Jochen Mass candid Legendary German sports car and Formula One driver Jochen Mass will serve as the Grand Marshal for the 53rd edition of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on January 24-25, 2015 at Daytona International Speedway – the season-opening event for the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

ELMS championship standing before Estoril

A True International Championship

European Le Mans Series logo The provisional entry list for the final race of the 2014 European Le Mans Series season includes 37 cars from nine different countries, with around 100 drivers representing 18 diverse nationalities.
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Sep 30

Jason Plato wins Silverstone opener

“I’m really pleased with the win. We’d like to do the same in race two”

2014-09-28MG KX Clubcard Fuel Save driver Jason Plato has won the opening BTCC race at Silverstone after getting the better of championship leader Colin Turkington in an early tussle.

Sep 30

Hankook 12H HUNGARY: A good mix of cars promises great racing in Hankook 12H HUNGARY this Saturday

“We are looking forward to great racing to conclude the season in our 24H SERIES powered by Hankook”

On Friday and Saturday this week (3 and 4 October), endurance race teams and drivers from all over the world will get together at the Hungaroring for the Hankook 12H HUNGARY, the round-the-clock-race for GTs, touring cars and 24H Specials.

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Sep 30

Championship Roundtable: Title Contenders Share Thoughts on Eve of Showdown

The close title chase isn’t their only common bond.

Just 20 points separate Colin Thompson, Michael Lewis, Angel Benitez Jr. and Sloan Urry entering the final two rounds of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama on Oct. 2-3 at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

AIM Autosport chasing two championships in Ten Hours at Petit Le Mans

“I am really looking forward to driving with Bill and Townsend at Petit Le Mans” – Grunewald

Sweedler and Bell looking to capture Patron North American Endurance Cup and TUDOR Championship in GT-Daytona Formula Drift star and Ferrari Challenge driver coach Conrad Grunewald to join Sweedler and Bell at Petit Le Mans.

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Sep 29

Kuno Wittmer ready to clinch the GT Le Mans Title !

First Canadian driver to claim an international championship in 2014 ?

Kuno Wittmer Montrealer Kuno Wittmer will this weekend participate in the last round of the 2014 season of the Tudor United SportsCar series, the North American Endurance championship for prototype and GT cars. At Road Atlanta in Georgia, as part of the prestigious “Petit Le Mans” event (a race of 1000 miles), he will attempt to clinch the 2014 GT Le Mans Class Championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Thompson, Lewis, Benitez, Urry Brace for Platinum Cup Title Showdown at Road Atlanta

Two races. Four drivers. 20 points.

That’s the equation for excitement in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama entering the last two rounds of the 2014 season Oct. 1-3 during Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

37 cars on track for 4 Hours of Estoril

ELMS Estoril provisional entry list

Competitors of the European Le Mans Series paddock are getting ready for the fifth and final race of the 2014 season, a race which will see no fewer than 37 cars on the starting grid at Estoril. A new venue for the ELMS this year, Portugal is preparing to host the series’ finale and there are a great number of teams on the entry list.

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Sep 25

Indy 500 winner Hunter-Reay heads to ROC

This year’s Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay has signed up for the 2014 Race Of Champions

Race Of Champions logo The 2014 Race Of Champions will feature the winner of this year’s Indianapolis 500 after Ryan Hunter-Reay signed up to compete at the event, to be held at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

Bentley GT3 on its way Australia!

The announcement that many have been waiting for has been finally revealed.
Bentley Continental GT3  (2) Australia will see arguably the most anticipated FIA GT3 car in the world before the end of the year, with the Bentley Continental GT3 making it’s debut at the final round of the Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli at Highlands Motorsport Park in New Zealand this November.

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Sep 22

United Autosports maximise GT Cup championship challenge at Donington

Jim Geddie scores maximum points available at penultimate GT Cup round

Jim Geddie started all three races from second on the grid, hampered only by a Radical sports prototype which was in a class of its own, and therefore ineligible to score championship points. In the first race of the weekend, Jim had to serve an additional 50-seconds during the mandatory pit stop as a result of his previous successes. He was unable to claw back such a huge deficit but finished fourth at the flag.

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Sep 22

Showcase of Ferrari Challenge at Watkins Glen International

Emmanuel Anassis sweeps Trofeo Pirelli weekend for second straight time this season

Ferrari Challenge - Watkins Glen International Twenty-five examples of the Ferrari 458 Challenge Evoluzione took to legendary Watkins Glen International this weekend for the ninth and tenth rounds of the 2014 Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli North America. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Victory and top spot in the championship for Kuno Wittmer !

Kuno Wittmer and his teammate now lead the drivers’ championship

Kuno Wittmer - Austin (2) This weekend, Montreal driver Kuno Wittmer contested the penultimate round of the 2014 Tudor United SportsCar series, the North American Endurance Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Lone Star Le Mans shakes up TUDOR Championship points races

Two-hour FOX Network telecast of penultimate round airs this afternoon

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo One race remains in the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season, with Saturday’s Lone Star Le Mans shaking up three of the four point races heading into the season-ending Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta on Saturday, Oct. 4. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Laurens Vanthoor takes Pro Cup title in 2014 Blancpain Endurance Series

Blancpain Endurance Series – Round 5 – Main Race 

By winning the iRacing.com Nürburgring 1000, the final round of the 2014 Blancpain Endurance Series, Laurens Vanthoor became the new Pro Cup champion of the Blancpain Endurance Series.

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Sep 21

Audi racers end up 1-2-3 at Sachsenring

Thomas Kostka wins, moves to the top of the Eurov8series standings

 
Eurov8series podiumjpg In a spectacular display, the Audi Sport Italia team cruised to dominate the EUROV8SERIES podium at Sachsenring, in the penultimate round of the 2014 season. The series lined-up in the prestigious frame of the ADAC GT Masters sporting a new race format which features a single race and is in effect for the closing stint of the year. 

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Sep 21

WEC 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas – Saturday Race

After a long time in the lead the Porsche 919 Hybrids came fourth and fifth in Austin

Porsche Motorsport logo After a strong qualifying performance and a long time in the lead in the race the two Porsche 919 Hybrids only finished fourth and fifth in the six-hour race on Saturday.

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