Category Archive: Touring – Endurance

Sep 17

British GT team champs aim for strong Blancpain finale

“Everyone at the Oman Racing Team has worked so hard this year across both championships”
DPP_14-08-31_0011Just days after winning the Avon Tyres British GT Championship ‘GT3 Teams’ title on a dramatic final day of the season, the Oman Racing Team heads into the last race of its dovetailed Blancpain Endurance Series campaign this coming weekend, 20th/21st September, brimming with confidence.

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Sep 17

Francesca Linossi ready for Eurov8series 2014 debut

The italian female racer is set to join team BMW Dinamic

Francesca Linossi The countdown for the penultimate round of the Eurov8series at Sachsenring has entered its hottest stages as just 4 days are left to go before joining the prestigious ADAC GT Masters frame at the German venue. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

Fittipaldi, Barbosa take Prototype points lead to Austin with two races remaining in TUDOR Championship season

Four Prototype teams ready to pounce – Braun, Bennett in position to clinch Prototype Challenge crown

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Corvette DP co-drivers Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa take the Prototype class points lead into the penultimate round of the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship this Saturday at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas for the Lone Star Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

TUDOR Championship takes tight GT points battles to Austin with two races remaining in 2014 season

Corvette Racing holds slim GTLM lead – Ferrari, BMW, Porsche teams tied atop GTD standings

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo There are close battles in both GT classes of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship entering Saturday’s Lone Star Le Mans at Circuit of The Americas. With only two races remaining, Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia has had his GT Le Mans (GTLM) lead trimmed to only six points, while five drivers representing three teams are tied atop the GT Daytona (GTD) standings. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

Title races reach boiling point in many classes at Circuit Of The Americas

The math doesn’t lie

Title races remain tight in three of the four classes of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama entering Rounds 13 and 14 of the season Sept. 18-19 at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

AIM Autosport will be on the attack in Austin

Mounting pressure with two races left in championship quest for Bill Sweedler and Townsend Bell

AIM Autosport Racing with Ferrari logo With two races remaining in the 2014 TUDOR United Sportscar Championship, AIM Autosport drivers Bill Sweedler and Townsend Bell find themselves in the tightest battle yet this season for the GT-Daytona drivers championship.

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Sep 16

IMSA continues to support Official Charities with $50,000 contribution

Camp Boggy Creek, Austin Hatcher Foundation To Split Donation

IMSA logo The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) committed to donate $50,000 to be split evenly between Camp Boggy Creek and the Austin Hatcher Foundation, both of which have been designated “Proud Charities of IMSA.”

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Sep 15

ELMS returns to Paul Ricard for Official Collective Test in 2015

The organisation team is already working on the planning for 2015.

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The 2014 European Le Mans Series is approaching a dramatic climax with all three championships to be decided at Estoril next month. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 15

iRacing.com Nürburgring 1000 to decide 2014 Blancpain Endurance Titles

Blancpain Endurance Series – Round 5

Next weekend, the iconic Nürburgring will host the final round of the 2014 Blancpain Endurance Series. The fight for this year’s titles is still wide open in all three categories, with several drivers and teams hoping for a favourable outcome. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 15

Oman Racing Team seals history-making British GT team title

“It’s our strongest year in endurance racing”
2014-09-13-0059History was made by the Oman Racing Team at Donington Park Grand Prix Circuit on Sunday, 15th September, when the squad became the first ever entrant running under an Omani licence to win the coveted Avon Tyres British GT Championship ‘GT3 Teams’ crown – an achievement driver Ahmad Al Harthy dedicated to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said and the people of Oman.

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Sep 14

European Le Mans Series: 4 Hours of Paul Ricard

Pierre Ragues and the NewBlood by Morand Racing team have taken a dominant victory

European Le Mans Series logo The result of France’s round of the 2014 European Le Mans Series at Circuit Paul Ricard strengthens Signatech-Alpine’s provisional lead at the top of the championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 14

Al Harthy & Caine take pole for British GT decider

Pivotal two-hour race at the Leicestershire track

2014-09-13-0028Title challenging Aston Martin duo Ahmad Al Harthy and Michael Caine will begin the decisive final race of the 2014 Avon Tyres British GT Championship at Donington Park Grand Prix Circuit from pole position, after a tense and nail-biting qualifying session on Saturday, 13th September.

Sep 13

Levitas finds confidence, contends for title in return to Gold Cup Class

Michael Levitas has four victories this season in Gold Cup competition in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama.

Michael Levitas will admit it: He was at a crossroads after the first two rounds of the 2014 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 13

Di Amato, Gostner and Bianchi on top in race-1 at Silverstone

This was the first day of the Ferrari Racing Days event at Silverstone, England along with the fifth round of the Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli

Ferrari Challenge Europe - Silverstone_Race_1 It presented the perfect opportunity for total immersion in the world of Ferrari, while watching a busy day of track action.

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Sep 13

Very close fight in prospect at Paul Ricard during free practice…

In all three classes the times set during this morning’s session were improved upon.

morandracing-paulricard-fp2  7270 996 ELMSThe beautiful weather continued with the glorious sunshine providing an air temperature of 23 degrees and light winds at the Circuit Paul Ricard for the second Free Practice session of the day. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 12

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama set for syndicated Network television coverage through IMSA, Sinclair Broadcast Group partnership

Coverage of 2014 Porsche GT3 Cup USA Races begins this Saturday

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logo The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) today announced a partnership that will offer syndicated network television coverage for IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama events in 2014 and 2015, with potential carriage in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 12

Texas-sized celebration to welcome TUDOR Championship

For first visit to Austin’s Circuit Of The Americas

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Circuit of The Americas is set to throw a Texas-sized celebration to welcome the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) for next weekend’s Lone Star Le Mans.

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Sep 12

24H SERIES powered by Hankook to become a full international championship in 2015

Development of the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook rapidly continues.

Following the addition of the Hankook 12H ITALY-MUGELLO and the Hankook 12H ZANDVOORT as new events for 2014 and the announcement of the Hankook 24H Circuit PAUL RICARD as a new event for 2015, Dutch agency CREVENTIC as the promoters and organisers of the races in co-operation with the DNRT (Dutch National Racing Team) have made the next step.

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Sep 12

Mark Webber racing into the dark

It will be great to get out there again also because the North Americans particularly love the Porsche’s.

Mark Webber logo It’s been a rather long break after Le Mans and I was looking forward to being back in the cockpit when we tested at Lausitz three weeks ago.

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Sep 10

Changes to ELMS balance of performance for Paul Ricard

4 Hours of Paul Ricard

European Le Mans Series logo This weekend will see the penultimate race of the 2014 season when the 4 Hours of Paul Ricard will take place in the South of France near Le Castellet on Sunday 14 September.

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