Tag Archive: G-Drive Racing

Mar 19

No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R captures 36 Hours of Florida honors

This time, there was no controversy – just an old-fashioned butt-whipping by the winning Prototype team

The No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing/Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi V.R, with Ricky Taylor behind the wheel, won the 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona, with the No. 5 Action Express Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi V.R finishing second.

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Nov 24

WEC: Nissan sign off from international LMP2 competition

“We’re sad that our time as an LMP2 engine supplier has come to end in the FIA WEC” – Mike Carcamo

Nissan’s amazing winning run in international LMP2 prototype competition has come to an end with G-Drive Racing earning the honour of scoring the final FIA World Endurance Championship victory with NISMO power. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

WEC: Audi take emotional final win; Porsche’s Dumas, Jani and Lieb crowned World Champions (updated, +photos)

Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain – The Le Mans winners are the new World Champions

The Le Mans winners are the new World Champions The final round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship was an emotional one at the Bahrain International Circuit, with champions crowned, farewells to firm friends, and drama along the way.  At the six-hour race in Bahrain the Porsche trio of Romain Dumas (FR), Neel Jani (CH) and Marc Lieb (DE) secured the drivers’ title in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

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Oct 28

WEC: G-Drive Racing target more LMP2 success in China

6 Hours of Shanghai

2016-07-24-Sunday-0056 The G-Drive Racing team heads east again next weekend to contest the 6 Hours of Shanghai, the penultimate round of this seasons FIA World Endurance Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

ELMS: Estoril, last battle for the title

Let’s have a look back at what happened this season full of action and drama
2016-09-24-Saturday-0089 Apart from the round at Spa-Francorchamps, which was won by Dragonspeed, the other rounds in the 2016 European Le Mans Series were dominated by G-Drive Racing and Thiriet by TDS Racing. Let’s have a look back at what happened this season full of action and drama between the two teams.

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Oct 16

WEC: Toyota win epic 6 Hours of Fuji (updated)

Reigning champions, Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley completed the podium in third position

The No.6 Toyota Gazoo Racing trio of Kamui Kobayashi, Stephane Sarrazin and Mike Conway won a highly memorable 6 Hours of Fuji this afternoon after a gripping contest throughout the entire duration of the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Will Stevens to race with G-Drive racing at Fuji

G-Drive Racing will welcome Will Stevens back to the team for the 6 Hours of Fuji on October 16

2016-07-24-Sunday-0056 Stevens, who race for the team at the Le Mans 24 Hours in June will join Roman Rusinov and Alex Brundle in the No.26 G-Drive racing ORECA- 05-Nissan LMP2 car at the Japanese venue. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

WEC: No.1 Porsche takes third consecutive win at COTA

6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas

Reigning champions Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber and Brendon Hartley took victory in today’s 6 Hours of COTA, the Lone Star Le Mans event at Austin, Texas. The trio secured a third consecutive WEC win after a gruelling race held in challenging hot conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

ELMS: Three wins in a row for Thiriet by TDS Racing

4 Hours of Le Castellet
2016-06-15_Wednesday-0038 A dominant home win for the no46 Thiriet by TDS Racing Oreca at Le Castellet has propelled the French team into the championship lead with two races remaining.

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Jul 18

ELMS: Charging performance at Red Bull Ring gives championship leaders podium

The #38 Gibson 015S-Nissan started and finished third

2016-06-15_Wednesday-0002 G-Drive Racing maintained their championship-leading position in the European Le Mans Series as they twice charged back from misfortune to secure a podium finish at the Red Bull Ring in Austria on Sunday (Jul 17). Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Alex Brundle joins G-Drive Racing for FIA WEC campaign

Brundle will join G-Drive Racing for the 6 Hours of Nürburgring next month

Alex Brundle joins G-Drive Racing for FIA WEC campaign G-Drive Racing is delighted to announce today the signing of Alex Brundle to join the team’s FIA World Endurance Championship campaign in the No.26 ORECA 05-Nissan. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

24 Hours of Le Mans: Porsche has achieved its 18th overall Le Mans victory (updated²)

Porsche denies Toyota at Le Mans in dramatic last lap win

2016-06-19-0411 From midnight the duel between Porsche and Toyota for the 24 hour Le Mans race win had intensified but no-one would have expected such an ending. Before the final lap, Toyota seemed to be coming out on top but then the prototype stopped on track.

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Jun 17

24 Hours of Le Mans: LMP2 pole position for G-Drive Racing

It was the third consecutive pole for G-Drive Racing in the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship

2016-06-15_Wednesday-0023 G-Drive Racing took a clear LMP2 pole position at the Le Mans 24 Hours last night with the No.26 ORECA-Nissan of Rene Rast, Roman Rusinov and Will Stevens setting the ultimate pace.

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Jun 02

G-Drive Racing announce Will Stevens for Le Mans

G-Drive Racing and Nathanaël Berthon part company

2016-05-06-0072G-Drive Racing have today announced that Will Stevens will join Roman Rusinov and Rene Rast in the No.26 G-Drive Racing ORECA 05-Nissan for this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours. Read the rest of this entry »

May 15

ELMS: United Autosports scores second consecutive victory

United Autosports has followed up last month’s magnificent European Le Mans Series debut victory

ELMS - United Autosports scores second consecutive victory Anglo-American team extends advantage in Team’s championship standings with Imola win – United Autosports also achieving maiden ELMS pole. Read the rest of this entry »

May 09

WEC: Audi win incident filled 6 Hours of Spa Francorchamps (updated)

The headlines for the final 90 minutes of the second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship at the chequered flag

2016-05-07-Saturday-0215A spectacular and incident-filled WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps played out today in front of 56,000 spectators at the beautifully sunny Spa track in Belgium.

Apr 18

WEC: G-Drive Racing start season with podium at Silverstone

The next round of the FIA World Endurance Championship takes place at the legendary Spa circuit in Belgium on May 7.

2016-04-16-0043G-Drive Racing opened its account for the new FIA World Endurance Championship season with a hard-earned podium finish in the 6 Hours of Silverstone on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

G-Drive Racing kick-off 2016

With conclusive Silverstone Victory

2015-09-17-2282 G-Drive Racing got its 2016 European Le Mans Series campaign off to the best possible start with an utterly dominant victory in the 4 Hours of Silverstone, coming close to lapping the entire field. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

WEC – New livery for G-Drive Racing’s Ligiers

The team will enter two Ligier JS P2s in the LM P2 class.

WEC - New livery for G-Drive Racing's Ligiers

This year, the G-Drive Racing team will once again compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and therefore the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »