Category Archive: Touring – Endurance

Feb 13

The Squadre Clienti Maserati prepare for the challenges in North America and Europe

The picture of the teams who will appear in the 2016 Maserati GranTurismo MC is becoming clearer

Maserati GranTurismo MC GT4_1 For the past six seasons, the cars have turned out in the Maserati Trofeo, a series that ended at Abu Dhabi (UAE) last December.    Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 13

24 Hours of Le Mans: Timo Bernhard working hard to win again!

Timo Bernhard, the 2015 World Endurance Drivers’ Champion, already won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2010 with Audi

Having been involved in the 919 Hybrid programme from the outset, he dreams of repeating the feat with Porsche this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 13

Team Manager Bortolotti Wise beyond years while leading Pfaff Motorsports to titles in 2015

Drivers Chris Green and Orey Fidani had just clinched the respective Platinum Cup and Gold Cup drivers

Chris Green earned his first Platinum Cup championship in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin with Pfaff M Steve Bortolotti stood in the winner’s circle at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park last August, beaming amid a mixture of champagne spray, summer sunshine and a sense of accomplishment. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Action-packed weekends for the Blancpain GT Series

Monza, Silverstone, Spa-Francorchamps and Nurburgring and more…

2015-10-02_0040 The 2016 Blancpain GT Series will run over ten weekends, and will see the best GT drivers and cars in action. But that is not all.

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Feb 11

Gomez earns 2016 IMSA Scholarship toward Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA By Yokohama drive

19-Year-Old From Puerto Rico to drive for NGT Motorsport

Victor Gomez IV has secured a full-season drive in the 2016 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, in part through a scholarship from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and supported by Porsche and Yokohama.

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Feb 10

SRO Motorsports Group donates 2015 fines to charity

To say that the 2015 season of the Blancpain GT Series was an eventful one would be an understatement

SRO Motorsports Group logo Drivers and teams went to the limit in their efforts to score a good result, but in the heat of battle they sometimes went beyond those limits as well. This resulted in many a stewards’ decision and in some cases those infringements of the rules were sanctioned by a fine. All monetary fines were paid to the SRO Motorsports Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Le Mans 24 Hours: Alex Wurz named as Grand Marshal

The third round of the WEC will this year take place on Saturday/Sunday 18/19th June

Two-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner and Toyota Gazoo Racing ambassador, Alex Wurz, will follow in the footsteps of Allan McNish and Tom Kristensen and has been named as Grand Marshal for the 84th edition of one of the world’s greatest sporting events.   Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Asian Le Mans Sprint Cup 2016 regulations key points

Michelin will be the official and exclusive tyre supplier

Further to the announcement of the creation of the Asian Le Mans Sprint Cup in January the regulations of the ACO new Asian series is now being finalized. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

WTCC: John Filippi confirmed for another season with Campos Racing

Campos Racing and John Filippi will enter another World Touring Car Championship season together

Filippi_2016_1Young Corsican driver continues his CR-WTCC3 program at Campos Racing, which has been designed by the Spanish outfit to performance young drivers to become professional factory drivers such as Hugo Valente. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

WTCC 2016 calendar adjusted

WTCC Race of France at Paul Ricard to launch 12-event global tour
 
WTCC 2016 calendar adjusted The FIA World Touring Car Championship calendar for 2016 has been voted on by the FIA Touring Car Commission today with Russia added to the provisional list of events already approved by the FIA World Motor Sport Council during its meeting in Paris on 2 December. The amended WTCC schedule for 2016 will now be submitted for WMSC approval.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 08

24 Hours of Le Mans: A Toyota TS040 Hybrid on show in India!

The Toyota TS040 Hybrid that took the 2014 FIA WEC manufacturer’s title is on show in New Delhi at this year’s Auto Expo

Auto Expo, the biennial Indian motor show, runs from 5 to 9 February in New Delhi. This year’s event has already broken previous attendance records and more manufacturers than ever are making the most of the opportunity to show off their latest models. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

Nine full-time WeatherTech Championship teams set for 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

IMSA Well Represented In Historic Endurance Race
Led by the Corvette Racing Chevrolet Corvette C7.R team that won the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class in last weekend’s Rolex 24 At Daytona and the GTE Pro class in the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans, a total of nine full-time IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams have confirmed entries for the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Feb 07

McLaren wins the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour and leads the Intercontinental GT Challenge

Round 1 – Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour

Shane Van Gisbergen, Alvaro Parente and Jonathon Webb drove their #59 Tekno Autosports McLaren to victory in an action-packed Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour, the opening round in the new Intercontinental GT Challenge.

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Feb 06

Fabulous pole for Van Gisbergen and McLaren

Round 1 –  Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour

Fabulous pole for Van Gisbergen and McLaren McLaren driver Shane Van Gisbergen rewrote the history books on Mount Panorama, by claiming the pole for the 2016 Bathurst 12 Hour in a record-breaking 2’01.286, at the wheel of his #59 Tekno Autosports McLaren. René Rast put the #75 MPC Audi alongside him on the front row. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Bykolles Racing confirms entry to FIA WEC and 84th Edition of 24 Hours Of Le Mans

Formerly known as Lotus LMP, ByKOLLES Racing has been competing in motorsport for 15 years

2015-28-03-37 During todays live-streaming press conference in Paris the “Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile“ (FIA) and the “Automobile Club de l’Ouest” (ACO) have confirmed the participation of LMP1 Team ByKOLLES Racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship and 24 Hours of Le Mans respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

An incredible grid for the 2016 European Le Mans Series season!

44 cars, 34 teams, 14 nationalities, 3 categories

ELMS - 2016 Entry List For the fourth season since the relaunch of the European Le Mans Series in 2013, Europe’s leading endurance race series starts 2016 with the unveiling of a fantastic grid of 44 entries, the largest so far. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Manor to enter 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship

For its 27th year of racing, Manor will compete in the full FIA WEC season including the 24 hours of Le Mans

ORECA 05 - Manor 3 Twenty-six years after entering its first season of competition, Manor will embark on its first season in the FIA World Endurance Championship which will include the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans race. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Larbre Competition ready for new season fighting with WEC elite

Experienced and new drivers piloting the #50 Corvette C7.R

Larbre Competition ready for new season fighting with WEC elite Larbre Competition will compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship’s LMGTE Am class once again this year with its #50 Corvette C7.R. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Alpine steps up its racing programme!

The exact driver line-ups are in the process of being finalised

2015-09-17-2056 The entries registered for the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the list of cars expected to contest the 84th Le Mans 24 Hours include two Alpine A460s. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour to kick off inaugural Intercontinental GT Challenge

The 2016 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour has the honour to open the newly created Intercontinental GT Challenge

Some of the motorsports’ world most prestigious manufacturers have taken up the gauntlet in this first-ever global GT3 Series, and will compete for a historic first win in the Intercontinental GT Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

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