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Jun 18

Le Mans 24 Hours: A 19th victory for Porsche at the 24 Hours of Le Mans (updated)

2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-06-15-0176After a race full of surprises and upsets, the #2 Porsche 919 Hybrid driven by Bernhard, Bamber and Hartley clinches its 19th victory at the Circuit des 24 Heures. A historic win! The second and third places go to two LMP2s Orecas fielded by Jackie Chan DC Racing (#38) and Vaillante Rebellion (#13).

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Jun 12

Alex Lynn Le Mans 24 Hours preview

“It will become more and more special as we go through Le Mans week….”

This is the earliest I’ve ever done a pre-race blog, because it’s the big one coming up during the next week: the Le Mans 24 Hours. I travelled down here on Sunday afternoon to meet up with the G-Drive Racing team because it all kicks off on Monday with scrutineering, and then we hit the track on Wednesday with free practice and the first qualifying session. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 30

Nurburgring 24 Hours review: Müller and Rast in the 24-Race podium

“It was a massive experience and one I won’t forget for a long time…” – Alex Lynn

The good and the bad times often are close neighbours and this applies in particular to motor racing. It was honestly heartbreaking to retire from the Nurburgring 24 Hours when we had such a good chance of a great result Read the rest of this entry »

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May 26

Nurburgring 24 Hours: Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus qualifies on pole

“We are very much ready for the race tomorrow”

Nurburgring 24 Hours Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus qualifies on poleIt has been an incredible qualifying session for the two SCG003Cs with Macchinaquattro (704) taking pole and Macchinadue (702) qualifying in 12th spot, giving the team a fantastic chance for the Nurburgring 24-hour race that starts tomorrow at 15.30. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 06

WEC: Toyota takes 1-2 at Spa; Ferrari 1-2 in GTE (updated

6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps

2017-05-05-0178The #8 Toyota Gazoo Racing trio of Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Anthony Davidson took a second consecutive FIA World Endurance Championship victory at Spa-Francorchamps after another fascinating 6 Hour race today.

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Apr 16

WEC: Toyota takes thrilling last-gasp win at Silverstone

6 Hours of Silverstone

2017-04-14-0054Toyota Gazoo Racing took a thrilling victory in the opening round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship at Silverstone this afternoon.

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Apr 12

WEC: Alex Lynn Silverstone preview

“Silverstone’s my favourite track and I think this is going to be a top weekend…”

WEC Alex Lynn Silverstone previewThe days are counting down now to the start of my first full season in the FIA World Endurance Championship, which begins with the Silverstone 6 Hours this weekend. I’m really excited to be joining the G-Drive Racing team to race their ORECA in the LMP2 class. But to say this is the start of my season as a driver would be false – it’s been flat-out over the past month! Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 20

Alex Lynn Sebring 12 Hours review

“Victory on my first attempt at the Sebring 12 Hours: it’s a dream…”

Alex Lynn Sebring 12 Hours reviewVictory on my first attempt at the Sebring 12 Hours… Well, I was dreaming of a win but, in the run-up to the race, all I knew was we had a good chance, and that we could obviously do it. But this IS a dream. I’m really happy – it surpassed all my expectations. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 12

Alex Lynn season preview

“I’m so happy it’s happened and now I need to concentrate on getting some good results…”

Alex Lynn season preview 1After seven seasons in single-seaters, I set my sights towards the end of last year on becoming a professional racing driver in 2017. It’s paid off big time! I’ve got three deals confirmed already, there’s a strong chance of a fourth, and it all begins with my debut in the famous Sebring 12 Hours next week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 27

Lynn sprints to GP2 win as Gasly crowned Champion

Briton on top as Frenchman claims 2016 title

GP2 - Alex Lynn (DAMS) Alex Lynn dominated this afternoon’s Sprint Race in Abu Dhabi, claiming the final win of the 2016 season with an experienced, rapid run from lights to flag ahead of Johnny Cecotto and Sergey Sirotkin, while further back Antonio Giovinazzi could manage no better that P6, handing the title to teammate Pierre Gasly. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

GP2 Series round 11 preview: Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi

Presentation of the final round of the season

2016 GP2 Series Round 11 Preview Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi (Antonio Giovinazzi, Pierre Gasly, Raffaele Marciello) The final round of the 2016 GP2 season takes place this week at the Yas Marina Circuit. Last month, at the tenth and penultimate round in Sepang, rookie Antonio Giovinazzi proved his worth again after he dominated the Feature Race from start to finish. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

GP2 Series round 10 preview: Sepang, Malaysia

GP2 Series Sepang, Malaysia preview

GP2 - Sepang, MalaysiaThe GP2 action resumes this weekend at Sepang International Circuit for the penultimate round of the 2016 season. The event will open on Thursday with the free practice session; qualifying will take place on Friday, whilst the Feature and Sprint races will happen on Saturday and Sunday respectively.

 

 

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Sep 04

Nato soars to GP2 Sprint Race victory

Frenchman leads from lights to flag for second win

GP2 - Nato soars to Sprint Race victory Norman Nato dominated this morning’s Sprint Race in Monza, grabbing the lead with a storming start before building a lead which would not be touched for his second win of the season ahead of PREMA teammates Pierre Gasly and Antonio Giovinazzi. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

GP2 Series Round 8 Preview: Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium

Presentation of the eighth round of the season

2016 GP2 Series Round 8 Preview Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium The GP2 action is back in action this weekend at Spa-Francorchamps for Round 8 after a well-deserved and much-needed summer break.

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Jul 31

Lynn flies to GP2 Sprint Race victory

Briton sails to win in dramatic race

GP2 - Alex Lynn (DAMS), Sergey Sirotkin (ART Grand Prix), Arthur Pic (Rapax) Alex Lynn cruised to victory in this morning’s Sprint Race in Hockenheim, making a strong start before leaving his rivals to squabble over the scraps and then easing late in the race for his second win of the season ahead of new standings leader Sergey Sirotkin and Arthur Pic. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 13

Formula One teams testing report – Silverstone day 2

Formula One day 2 test report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers in Silverstone.

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Jul 10

King holds on for home GP2 Sprint Race win

Briton defies the conditions for emotional victory

GP2 - Jordan King (Racing Engineering), Luca Ghiotto (Trident), Oliver Rowland (MP Motorsport) Jordan King delighted the local fans by winning this morning’s sprint race at Silverstone from pole, looking to initially have the race under control before a brief shower on the last lap meant the Briton had to work hard to hold on for victory from a fast charging Luca Ghiotto and Oliver Rowland. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

GP2 Series round 5 preview

GP2 Series Silverstone, Great Britain preview

2016 GP2 Series Round 5 Preview Silvertone, Great Britain The busy month of July opened last week in Spielberg: on the twisty Austrian track, the GP2 drivers delivered great battles in both races. While Antonio Giovinazzi was quickest in free practice, it was Sergey Sirotkin who grabbed pole position. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 03

King reigns in wet Spielberg GP2 Sprint Race

Briton claims maiden win as countrymen fill podium

GP2 - Jordan King (Racing Engineering) Jordan King has converted pole position into his maiden win in this morning’s Sprint Race in Spielberg, but he had to work the whole way: denying the soaking conditions which saw the race start behind the safety car, the Manor test driver set a string of fastest laps to dominate the race to win by 6 seconds from Oliver Rowland and Alex Lynn. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

Alex Lynn GP2 Red Bull Ring preview

The season has been hugely unpredictable so far

Alex Lynn GP2 Red Bull Ring preview I’ve just arrived in Austria for the fourth round of the GP2 Series at the Red Bull Ring – the start of a very intensive month, because we’re in action for four of the next five weekends.

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