Category Archive: Touring – Endurance

Jul 29

Hans-Joachim Stuck is named as Grand Marshal for 6 Hours of Nürburgring

Stuck began his racing career at the Nürburgring in 1969

Legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans winner and 1985 Sportscar World Champion Hans-Joachim Stuck will be the guest of honour of the World Endurance Championship at its first race in Germany.

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Jul 29

Rapid turnaround for Al Harthy as British GT season resumes

British GT campaign at the famous Kent venue

2014-09-14-Saturday Mere days after the most challenging race of his motor racing season, Ahmad Al Harthy swiftly returns to competitive action this coming weekend, 1st/2nd August, with round six of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship taking place at Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Bullock happy to juggle demands of growing family, work, racing

So far, 2015 has been filled with seconds rather than firsts for Tony Bullock

Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda 2014 logoThis is his second year in the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda series, his second year visiting many of the tracks on the schedule, and he and his wife, Nancy, welcomed their second child, a girl named Alicia. She joined 8-year-old brother, Anthony, in the growing family this spring.

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Jul 28

Strakka Racing completes a successful two-day test at the Nürburgring with latest Gibson 015S

Strong debut for team’s Gibson 015S at Nürburgring test

Strakka Racing logoStrakka Racing enjoyed a successful debut of its Gibson 015S chassis at the Nürburgring WEC test. Despite changeable conditions, Strakka Racing topped the LMP2 times on both days ending day two with a 1:45.123 set by Jonny Kane. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

CTCC enters second half of the season

Tagliani to run at GP3R

CTCC logoCompetitors of the Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Continental Tire (CTCC) are preparing for the second half of an exciting season. Rounds nine and ten will be featured at the Grand Prix Trois-Rivières from July 31 to August 2. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

Freddie Hunt at the Maserati Trofeo in Virginia

Maserati Trofeo World Series – Vir Int’l Raceway – 21-22 August 2015 

Maserati Trofeo World Series logo Round 4 in the Maserati Trofeo World Series will feature Freddie Hunt, son of 1976 F1 World Champion, James Hunt who has recently moved back into the spotlight courtesy of Ron Howard’s recent movie Rush, which recounted his rivalry with Niki Lauda. Freddie Hunt will be on the track in Virginia, USA, on the weekend of 21-22 August. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Equal measures of risk, reward as ritle chase hits Streets Of Trois-Rivières

Chris Green, from Montreal, leads the Platinum Cup standings in pursuit of his first Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin championship

The levels of risk and reward will be amplified for all drivers in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin during Rounds 7 and 8 on July 31-Aug. 2 at Trois-Rivières, Quebec. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

2016 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship calendar announced

Britain’s premier motor sport series confirms unchanged line-up of events

BTCC logo Series organiser TOCA has today (27 July) confirmed its calendar of events for the 2016 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Emotional maiden win for BMW Sports Trophy Team Marc VDS

Blancpain Endurance Series – Total 24 Hours of Spa

In their sixth attempt at the Total 24 Hours of Spa, the Belgian BMW Sports Trophy Team Marc VDS finally took their first win on home soil. The #46 BMW Z4 driven by Nick Catsburg, Markus Palttala and Lucas Luhr completed 536 laps, taking fastest lap for good measure, crossing the line a lap ahead of the #2 Audi Sport Team WRT in a typically eventful race in changeable weather.

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Jul 26

Ferrari Racing Days – Paul Ricard FXX K Queen of France

Over 10,000 spectators flocked to the Provence circuit to enjoy the final Prancing Horse event before the summer break.

Ferrari Racing Days - Paul Ricard FXX K Queen of France

The excitement and spectacle of the Challenge, the history and glamour of the Formula 1 Clienti and the power and beauty of the FXX K as well as the exclusive atmosphere that only Ferrari can create, were all present at the Paul Ricard on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Will BMW Sports Trophy Team Marc VDS take its maiden win?

Blancpain Endurance Series – Total 24 Hours of Spa – Race update after 21 hours 30 minutes

With just over two hours to go in the 2015 Total 24 Hours of Spa, the #46 BMW Sports Trophy Team Marc VDS BMW holds all the cards and could take its very first win in their home race. No room for mistakes though because the best of the Audi contingent is on the same lap.

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Jul 26

And then there were three

Blancpain Endurance Series – Total 24 Hours of Spa – Race update after 19 hours

Five hours to go in the 2015 Total 24 Hours of Spa and three cars on the lap fighting for the overall win.
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Jul 26

Battle for the lead hotting-up

Blancpain Endurance Series – Total 24 Hours of Spa – Race update after 16 hours

Eight hours remain and four cars are still battling for the podium position in the 2015 Total 24 Hours of Spa. The lead changes hands head-over-fist, with the #2 Audi Sport Team WRT occupying the first position at the 16-hour mark. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Rowe Racing Mercedes still going strong at dawn

Blancpain Endurance Series – Total 24 Hours of Spa – Race update after 13 hours

Just over halfway through in the 67th running of the Total 24 Hours of Spa, track conditions in the Belgian endurance classic are still n

ot the easiest to cope with.

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Jul 26

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Euro: Michimi & Cozzolino claim thrilling podium at Spa

25th July 2015, Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Europe (Round 4 – Spa)

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo - Heavy rain Watkins Glen International Spa-Francorchamps, one of the most challenging circuits in the world, hosted the fourth round of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Europe Championship this week. VSR fielded two Huracáns with unchanged driver line-ups – Kei Cozzolino and Shinya Michimi in the number 16 car and Oliver Rae and Jacopo Faccioni in the number 18 car.
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Jul 25

Cameron, Marsal Win Lime Rock On Perfect Strategy By No. 97 Turner Team

Guasch, Kimber-Smith Take Third PC Victory Lime Rock Park

An eventful 36 hours at Lime Rock Park ended in a somewhat unexpected way on the home track for Turner Motorsport and driver Michael Marsal, and for returning driver Dane Cameron: atop the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GT Daytona podium after a victory in Saturday’s Northeast Grand Prix.

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Jul 25

Six different brands in top-6 after eight hours of racing

After one third of the 2015 Total 24 Hours of Spa, six different manufacturers were represented in the top-6 places

With a Mercedes, BMW, Audi, McLaren, Bentley and Lamborghini leading the race after eight hours, the competitiveness of the Blancpain Endurance Series – and the Total 24 Hours of Spa in particular – was proven once again.

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Jul 25

#99 Rowe Racing SLS take full points after six hours

Blancpain Endurance Series – Total 24 Hours of Spa – Race update after 6 hours

With a total of six safety car-interventions and two Full Course Yellow-situations so far, the 2015 Total 24 Hours of Spa has proven to be a very eventful race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

2014 winners leading Total 24 Hours of Spa

Different strategies change racing order

The opening hours of the 2015 edition of the Total 24 Hours of Spa are still marked by rain, safety car interventions and full course yellow situations. Last year’s leaders Rast-Winkelhock-Vanthoor are in the lead at 9 pm. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Wet start to the 2015 Total 24 Hours of Spa

Blancpain Endurance Series – Total 24 Hours of Spa – Race update after 1 hour

Torrential rain greeted the drivers at the start of the 67th running of the Total 24 Hours of Spa. McLaren-drivers Kevin Estre (#58 Von Ryan) and Alvaro Parente (#59 Von Ryan) lost no time in moving forwards and even managed to pass polesitter Frank Stippler (#2 Audi Sport Team WRT) climbing up to Raidillon.

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