Category Archive: Touring – Endurance

Sep 26

Father-Son duo of Bryce and Russell Ward deliver double podium result for Kelly-Moss Road and Race at Circuit of the Americas

The IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Trophy USA weekend kicks off with a promoter test day on Tuesday at Road Atlanta

Jesse Lazare earned his third straight pole of the season in the No. 21 Kelly-Moss Road and Race Porsche Father-Son Duo of Bryce and Russell Ward Deliver Double Podium Result for Kelly-Moss Road and Race at Circuit of the Americas. Dan Weyland closes out the 2016 season with a trip to the Silver Masters podium. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Champions to be crowned in season finale at Road Atlanta

It will all come down to the final two races

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama series is returning to Road Atlanta for the first time since 2014 with a two-round season finale Sept. 28-30 that will decide two 2016 champions. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Baja will never be the same

Kelly-Moss Road and Race Launches 2016 Team Lonestar Baja 1000 Effort

Kelly-Moss Road and Race Launches 2016 Team Lonestar Baja 1000 Effort What does a race team do when the checkered flag flies on the season? Take some time off? Go on a vacation? Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Two victories and the title for Xavier Coupal

Spectacular races at the Circuit Mont-Tremblant conclude the 2016 season

2016-09-25_0582 The 2016 season of the Nissan Micra Cup came to an end this weekend at the Circuit Mont-Tremblant as part of the Fall Classic, attracting thousands of spectators. Under sunny autumn skies, they were treated to two spectacular races, both won by Xavier Coupal, who earned the first title of his career in this, the second season of the Nissan Micra Cup.

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Sep 26

WEC: Nakajima aiming to recreate Fuji history

For Japanese ace Kazuki Nakajima, he really has the best of both worlds

2016-06-14-Tuesday-0033 While he travels the world as part of Toyota’s FIA World Endurance Championship assault, the second generation racer also gets to race regularly at home in single seaters in Formula Nippon. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Lanting and Earle set for Iron Cup showdown at Barcelona’s Blancpain GT Sports Club finale

The series has come a long way in a short space of time

The Blancpain GT Sports Club returns to the scene of its very first race this weekend when Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya hosts the fifth and final round of this year’s championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 25

ELMS: Dragonspeed secure debut win as United Autosports take 2016 LMP3 Title

4 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps
2016-09-23-Friday-0032 A large 35,000 strong crowd witnessed a dramatic race at Spa-Francorhamps which saw three Safety Car periods and two Full Course Yellows the thirty nine competitors provided some of the best racing action seen in the 2016 European Le Mans Series.

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Sep 25

WTCC: Tiago Monteiro delivers two beautiful races in China

The championship final will be played at night, on the 24th and 25th of November at the Losail circuit in Qatar

WTCC Tiago Monteiro aiming for revenge in Qatar The 10th weekend of racing in the FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC, was one of the most complicated of the season for the official Honda team and their driver, Tiago Monteiro.

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Sep 25

Victory for the Lamborghini Huracán GT3 of Imperiale Racing in the Italian GT Championship at Imola

The crew formed by Mirko Bortolotti and Jeroen Mul dominates Race 2

Imperiale Racing The two Lamborghini drivers hit the podium also in Race 1 with a third place. Imperiale Racing and Antonelli Motorsport are fighting for the victory in the Italian championship one round from the end.

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Sep 25

ELMS: Some need-to-know info about Spa-Francorchamps

4 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

2016-09-24-Saturday-0040 The 4 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, fifth round of the European Le Mans Series, will take place tomorrow, Sunday, September 25th in Belgium.

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Sep 24

Growth in the forecast for 2017: GT4 and TCR could be part of CTCC

We hope to be able to release the 2017 schedule much sooner than usual

CTCC logo Planning for CTCC’s 2017 season is well underway and Series officials are happy to report that event promoters are anxious to showcase CTCC presented by Continental Tire next season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

BTCC: Record eight drivers in contention to lift BTCC title at Brands Hatch

Super 8

BTCC - Record eight drivers in contention to lift BTCC title at Brands Hatch An unprecedented number of drivers remain in contention to win the 2016 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship as the grand finale approaches at Brands Hatch next weekend (1/2 October). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

Toppe, Versteeg to finish season-long title fight in Road Atlanta showdown

Young stars Toppe and Versteeg will duel for the Lites 1 championship during the final two rounds of the season

2016:08:12_14:58:12_0208 Clark Toppe and Austin Versteeg have dominated the Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires season, so it’s only fitting the ultimate prize accompanies the final fight of 2016 between the JDC Motorsports teammates. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

ELMS: Dragonspeed Oreca goes to the top in FP1 at Spa

Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

2016-09-23-Friday-0032 The no21 Dragonspeed Oreca05-Nissan was the quickest car on track during the first Free Practice session of the 4 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps weekend in Belgium. Reigning 24 Hours of Le Mans LMP2 Champion Nico Lapierre set a 2m08.629 lap, just 93 thousandths ahead of the no32 SMP Racing BR01, with Stephano Coletti posting a 2m08.722.

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Sep 23

ELMS maintains stability with 2017 calendar

Addition of Monza and Portimão as venues for Italian and Portuguese rounds
http://www.europeanlemansseries.com/assets/News/ELMS%202016%20News/Spa/CP%20calendrier.pngThe announcement of the European Le Mans Series 2017 calendar today reveals consistency and the continued promise of plenty of exciting and enjoyable racing for competitors and fans.

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Sep 23

Jesse Lazare is Champion in 2016 Porsche GT3 Cup USA

Montreal-based driver seals championship in spectacular fashion

Jesse Lazare clinches Platinum Cup Title in style with Round 14 victory at COTA Jesse Lazare has captured the prestigious championship in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama for 2016. The Door Doctor driver left no doubt by securing the championship with two races left to run. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

JDC-Miller MotorSports confirms ORECA 07 LMP2 Prototype program for 2017

JDC-Miller MotorSports currently fields the # 85 PC entry in the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship

Current Prototype Challenge entrant JDC-Miller MotorSports announced it will add a Prototype class program in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2017 with an ORECA 07 LMP2 car, as part of its current IMSA programs. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

WEC: 2017 FIA WEC calendar revealed

Monza to host official WEC pre-season test

The 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship calendar, presented today to the FIA Endurance Commission, presided over by Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones, and which will be submitted in the coming days to the FIA World Motor Sport Council for validation, once again offers the WEC’s manufacturers, teams and partners the stability, visibility and geographic spread of prestigious worldwide venues that have been a mark of the championship to date. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

ELMS titles go down to the wire

4 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps
2015-05-02-Saturday-001 As the competitors get ready for the fifth European Le Mans Series event of the 2016 season in Belgium, one eye is being cast towards the championship points and whether any of the titles could be decided when the chequered flag falls on Sunday evening at Spa-Francorchamps.

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Sep 23

2016 Blancpain GT Series season finale promises to be unpredictable

Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup – Barcelona

View article:  2016 Blancpain GT Series season finale promises to be unpredictableIt is the first time that the Blancpain GT Series visits the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona and the meeting immediately forms the conclusion of an exciting and unpredictable season. For the overall title anything is still possible, while the fight for the Sprint Cup is also wide open. Read the rest of this entry »

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