Category Archive: Touring – Endurance

Apr 28

McLaren’s Speedy First Impression

Three teams, C360R, Motorsports In Action and VOLT Racing, were quick to pounce on the new McLaren racecar

After IMSA announced in August 2016 that the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge would see a transition to the GT4 technical specifications in its Grand Sport (GS) class, there was a wave of excitement throughout the racing world about what the changes would bring. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

Third Le Mans Passion Share

From noise to silence

Third Le Mans Passion Share  - From noise to silenceThe third Le Mans Passion Share on 26-27 April combined 24-Hours drivers and professional freedivers for an original challenge: to bring together two worlds, which à priori are diametrically opposed. It was an experience as rare as it was enriching, and which gave those taking part their fair share of surprises.

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Apr 27

Estep, 17, makes successful switch from Open Wheel to Sports Car Racing in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama

Most 17-year-olds may be stressed out about homework or junior prom

Trenton Estep - Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama 1Not Trenton Estep – he has several other things on his mind. The high school junior is balancing his studies at Churchill High School in San Antonio, Texas with professional sports car racing in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

40-Car IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship field set for Circuit of The Americas next week

Live coverage of the race in the United States will be available via IMSA Radio along with in-car cameras on IMSA.com

All four IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship classes – totaling 40 cars – have been entered for next week’s fourth round of the 12-race season, the Advance Auto Parts SportsCar Showdown at Circuit of The Americas on Saturday, May 6. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

Polestar WTCC team admits the pressure is on  

Volvo’s factory team bagged a podium brace in Morocco earlier this month

Polestar WTCC team admits the pressure is onPolestar Cyan Racing admits the pressure is on to continue its impressive start to its second season in the FIA World Touring Car Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

WTCC: Campos Racing and Esteban Guerrieri looking to continue winning streak at Monza

Campos Racing and Esteban Guerrieri will contest Italian World Touring Car Championship round next weekend

MOTORSPORT :  FIA WTCC World Touring Car, Marrakech, Morocco 2017After winning season-opening race in Marrakech, Campos Racing and Argentina’s driver will push to extend their winning streak on the boot-shaped Italian peninsula Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Registrations for 2018 Hankook 24H Dubai are open!

11-12-13 January 2018

Preparation is everything, and hardly anywhere else more so than in motor racing. Therefore, it doesn’t come as a surprise that teams already have submitted their entries for participation in the 2018 Hankook 24H DUBAI (January 11-12-13, 2018).

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Apr 26

Tales from the paddock – Maximilian Götz: “I have some unfinished business”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThe 2017 motor racing season continues to gather pace, with the qualifier for the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring, the fourth fixture on the Formula One calendar hosted by Russia and the final preparations for the DTM curtain-raiser at Hockenheim. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

‘Rocky‘ wins 24h-race acid test at the Nürburgring

“We had a really good weekend” – Rockenfeller

Audi R8 LMS, Phoenix RacingIn the Nürburgring 24h-Race qualifying race, DTM driver Mike Rockenfeller, Nicolay Moeller Madsen and Dennis Busch secured the race win for Team Phoenix Racing.

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Apr 26

Monteiro fears hard WTCC weekend in store

“We arrive at Monza in the best possible position”

Monteiro fears hard WTCC weekend in storeFIA World Touring Car Championship leader Tiago Monteiro is braced for a “hard weekend” when Monza hosts WTCC OSCARO Race of Italy from 28-30 April. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

Quebec driver Valérie Chiasson in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Benelux this season !

Valérie Chiasson will share the wheel of the DVB Racing car with another driver

2016-08-13-1020The first female driver to earn an overall podium position at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montréal (2015 in Nissan Micra Cup) and the only female driver to contest the 2016 Grand Prix du Canada (in Canadian Porsche GT3 Cup), Valérie Chiasson, originally from Repentigny (Québec), will climb another rung in her driving career this year after being recruited by Belgian team DVB Racing to take part in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Benelux. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

Lone Star Racing to debut No. 80 ACS Manufacturing Mercedes-AMG GT3 at Circuit of The Americas

IMSA WeatherTech Championship Advance Auto Parts Sportscar Showdown at COTA, May 4 – 6,

Lone Star Racing team principal and driver Dan Knox will debut the new No. 80 ACS Manufacturing Mercedes-AMG GT3 with co-driver Mike Skeen in the team’s home-race next month at Circuit of The Americas (COTA). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

Matthieu Vaxivière joins Fabien Barthez and Timothé Buret for the 4 Hours of Monza in ELMS

Matthieu Vaxivière climbed up the ladder up to the doors of Formula 1
Matthieu Vaxiviere  portraitDue to a clash of date for Nathanaël Berthon competing in Blancpain GT Series championship, Matthieu Vaxivière will complete the line-up with Fabien Barthez and Timothé Buret in LMP2 for the next round of the ELMS, the 4 Hours of Monza from 12th to 14th May, at the steering wheel of the #23 Ligier JS P217.

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Apr 25

US racer Kevin Gleason steps up to WTCC

Gleason has signed to drive RC Motorsport’s second entry alongside Yann Ehrlacher

US racer Gleason steps up to WTCCKevin Gleason will make his FIA World Touring Car Championship debut at WTCC OSCARO Race of Italy at Monza this weekend, becoming the first American to compete in the modern TC1 era. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Alex Tagliani and Greg Taylor confirmed for Craft-Bamboo Racing in the brand new FRD LMP3 Series

Alex Tagliani to race in FRD LMP3 Asian Series for Craft-Bamboo Racing

Photo top front render no 20 LigierCraft-Bamboo Racing is proud to announce Alex Tagliani and Greg Taylor as their first driver pairing for the inaugural FRD LMP3 Series season that kicks off in China in May.

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Apr 24

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Event News and Notes

At the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Event News and NotesThe following is a summary of competition stories, news, and results from Rounds 3 and 4 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama at the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama held April 21 – 23, 2017 at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala.  Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Indy 500 toughest leg of Triple Crown bid – Alonso

Alonso is set to be coached by two-time CART champion and 2003 Indy 500 winner Gil de Ferran

Fernando AloIndy 500 toughest leg of Triple Crown bid - Alonsonso believes that the Indianapolis 500 represents the toughest challenge in his bid for the Triple Crown of Motorsport as he gears up for his first Indy car run next week. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Larbre Compétition’s Corvette driver line-up finalized for the 24 Hours of Le Mans

He will be joined by Fernando Rees and as previously announced, Romain Brandela

2016-11-19-Saturday-0049The trio set to share the wheel of Larbre Compétition’s #50 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R at the 85th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans was revealed at the Royan dealership run by one of the three drivers, Christian Philippon.  Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

United Autosports take podium finish at opening round of the Henderson Insurance LMP3 Cup Championship

Second place finish for Tony Wells and Matt Bell

United Autosports take podium finish at opening round of the Henderson Insurance LMP3 Cup ChampionshipFront row start for Christian England in both races. Successful opening round of the ACO-backed championship. United Autosports finished the opening round of the 2017 Henderson Insurance LMP3 Cup Championship on the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

Emphatic Lamborghini win after eventful TM Performance 3 Hours of Monza

Blancpain GT Series 3 Hours of Monza

The first endurance race of the 2017 Blancpain GT Series saw the #63 Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini of Mirko Bortolotti, Andrea Caldarelli and Christian Engelhart cross the line in first. Read the rest of this entry »

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