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Apr 28

JF Dumoulin signs major partnership with Spectra Premium

Spectra Premium Engineers to Partner with Dumoulin Competition to Develop Radiators 

2016:04:28_12:48:29_0004 Dumoulin Competition is pleased to announce a major sponsorship agreement between renowned racecar driver Jean-François Dumoulin and Spectra Premium Industries, a Canadian manufacturer and distributor of auto parts, for the 2016 NASCAR Pinty’s season.

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Apr 22

NASCAR Go FAS Racing Team entrusts its Can-Am/Kappa/Cyclops Gear #32 car to Carpentier

Patrick Carpentier  to race in Sonoma and Indianapolis

 

2016:04:22_13:47:16_0067 The NASCAR Sprint Cup Go FAS Racing Team took advantage of the public opening of BRP Space, an urban showcase featuring all BRP products and brands – Ski-Doo, Lynx, Sea-Doo, Evinrude, Rotax and Can-Am – to announce that it would entrust its Can-Am/Kappa/Cyclops Gear Ford Fusion #32 to the renowned Quebec driver, Patrick Carpentier.

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Apr 22

WEC: Audi chooses not to appeal Silverstone race outcome

“We accept the exclusion from the classification and, in the interest of the sport, jointly look ahead”

2016-04-17-0055Audi has chosen not to lodge an appeal against its exclusion from the final classification following the 6 Hours of Silverstone last Sunday, 17th April.

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Apr 18

WEC: Alpine finish promising weekend just shy of Silverstone podium

The consistency of David Cheng/Nelson Panciatici/Ho-Pin Tung bagged seventh place at the flag

2016-04-17-0050The N°36 Signatech-Alpine of Nicolas Lapierre/Gustavo Menezes/Stéphane Richelmi came close to securing an LMP2 podium at the 2016 6 Hours of Silverstone.

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Apr 18

Gibson Teams Celebrate Podium Finishes at Silverstone

British built cars and engines dominate opening round of ELMS and WEC

2016-04-16-0044 The first round of the European Le Mans Series at Silverstone on Saturday saw the G Drive team Gibson 015S take victory in LMP2. Racing as G Drive and run by Jota Sport, the Gibson 015S chassis is powered by a Gibson-Nissan engine.

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Apr 17

WEC: Strakka takes fifth at Silverstone opener

Strakka shows front running pace throughout the weekend culminating in top 5 finish

2016-04-16-0044Facing one of the most competitive LMP2 fields with eleven entries, Strakka Racing enjoyed a return to improved form at its home race, ultimately delivering a fifth place at the opening round of the World Endurance Championship.

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Apr 17

WEC: Mark Webber 6 Hours of Silverstone report

Action packed opening round at Silverstone

2016-04-16-0041 After a thrilling six hour race in Silverstone Neel Jani (CH) finished second in the Porsche 919 Hybrid he shares with Romain Dumas (FR) and Marc Lieb (DE). The race win went to Audi at the opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). All three manufacturers that are involved with class 1 Le Mans Prototypes – Audi, Porsche and Toyota – had trouble in the race.

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Apr 17

WEC: Manor Endurance 6 Hours of Silverstone

6 Hours of Silverstone – Race report

2016-04-17-0060The skies were clear and bright for Manor Endurance Racing’s first ever race, the 6 hours of Silverstone, although temperatures remained on the low side.

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Apr 17

WEC: Pierre Ragues scores fantastic podium on GT debut in Silverstone

6 Hours of Silverstone

2016-04-17-0038 French endurance racer Pierre Ragues has finished on the podium in his first ever GT race in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), completing the 6 Hours of Silverstone in third place in the competitive GTE-Am class.

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Apr 17

WEC: Ferrari 1-2 at Silverstone with the new 488 GTE

World Endurance Championship Triumph for the 488 GTE on its debut at Silverstone

2016-04-17-0047The new No. 71 crew Rigon-Bird hits the target at its début in GTE-Pro class Great comeback by car No. 51 after the stop&go for an engine change

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Apr 17

WEC: Joel Camathias Silverstone report

Podium missed in the final minutes for Camathias at Silverstone

2016-04-16-0029 Joel Camathias finished in 4th position in the GTE-Am category in the opening round of the 2016 FIA-WEC round at Silverstone.

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Apr 17

By Speed Factory shines despite setback at Silverstone

By Speed Factory was forced to retire from the season-opening European Le Mans Series race after 22 laps

2016-04-14-0014 This early exit was a devastating end to a promising race as the Ligier-Nissan JSP3 shared by Tom Jackson, Álvaro Fontes and Jesús Fuster was running in the top-six. The race-ending transmission issues were due to clash with a lapped GT car.

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Apr 17

So24! by Lombard Racing 3rd on Silverstone ELMS podium

“Endurance is one of the hardest thing, but those whose endure, eventually win.” Buddha

2016-04-14 - Thursday Three perfect drivers, homogeny in the team, exemplary cohesion… everything went well for the Mulsanne-based So24! by Lombard Racing team on this first ELMS season race. A look back at the very well structured team created by Jean Lombard and his staff. The result is the ideal one on the road to the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Apr 17

2016 WEC is go!

6 Hours of Silverstone underway…

2016-04-16-0003 Patrick Dempsey has waved off the start of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship season and the 6 Hours of Silverstone is underway, with sunshine, packed grandstands and an excellent grid of 33 cars.

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Apr 16

WEC: Manor Endurance Racing qualifying report

6 Hours Of Silverstone – Qualifying 

2016-04-16-0058 Manor Endurance Racing has its first ever race this weekend as the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship opens with the 6 hours of Silverstone near Northampton, England.

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Apr 16

WEC: Pole position at Silverstone for 488 GTE

Bird and Rigon lead the pack at Silverstone on the 488 GTE

2016-04-16-0003Pole position for the 488 GTE and crew 71 in the first GTE-Pro class race A technical problem prevents Bruni to complete the qualification of No.51. In GTE-Am class car No. 83 of Perrodo-Collard-Aguas will start from fifth.

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Apr 16

WEC: Second row on the grid for the two Porsche 919 Hybrids

On a drying track, with very low ambient and track temperatures, the front row went to Audi

2016-04-16-0085The two Porsche 919 Hybrids will start third and fourth on the grid for the opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Silverstone on Sunday.

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Apr 16

WEC: The Elements of Endurance at Silverstone!

Weather wise Saturday is reflecting the rich variety of sportscar racing with sleet and snow

2016-04-15-0134April showers are staying true to their word in the UK this weekend but the good news for fans is that ‘Sunny Sunday’ is forecast for the opening round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship tomorrow.

Apr 15

WEC: 2016 track action has arrived for feast battles

6 Hours of Silverstone: The action goes live today!

2016-04-14-0013The engines are warmed-up, the drivers are primed for action. All the anticipation that has built since Bahrain last November is about to be unleashed.

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Apr 15

WEC: Schedule for the 6 Hours of Silverstone

The World Endurance Championship (WEC) will also leave room for the European Le Mans Series four-hour race

2016-04-14-Thursday This coming Sunday, the competitors in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) will take the start in the first round of the 2016 season at the Silverstone circuit, the birthplace of British motorsports.

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