Blancpain Endurance Series – Round 2 – Silverstone – Main Race
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The next round of the Blancpain GT Series is the second of the Endurance races, in Silverstone in two weeks’ time.
Blancpain Sprint Series – Round 2 Brands Hatch – Day 1
An almost perfect lap gave Laurens Vanthoor pole position for the qualifying race in Brands Hatch. With his #1 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT Audi, he was over four tenths of a second quicker than Nick Catsburg in the #88 Reiter Engineering Lamborghini and Christopher Mies in the #2 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT Audi.
For the past few years Kevin Estre has been looking for an opportunity to take part in the Le Mans 24 Hours.
This coming June the French driver will be at the start of the 83rd event at the wheel of a prototype Ligier JS P2 Honda entered by OAK Racing, shod by Dunlop with Laurens Vanthoor and Chris Cumming as team-mates.
The first edition of the Blancpain Sprint Series proved to be successful with drivers, teams and fans
Both the Drivers and Teams titles were only decided at the last round in the Baku World Challenge : the best possible proof that the inaugural season of the Blancpain Sprint Series was a close-fought battle. Time to take a look at some of the key numbers of 2014.
Cesar Ramos and Laurens Vanthoor score their first Main Race win of the season
With four Qualifying Race wins, but none in a Main Race, Laurens Vanthoor and Cesar Ramos had a point to prove at the Baku World Challenge. Ramos managed to get off the line swiftly, beating Jonny Adam in the sprint to the first chicane and holding on to the lead during the whole first part of the season finale.
Stephane Ortelli on top after exciting Baku World Challenge qualifying session in Round 7
Reigning FIA GT Series champion Stephane Ortelli took pole position for the final round of the 2014 Blancpain Sprint Series, beating his former teammate and co-champion Laurens Vanthoor by less than one tenth of a second. Jeroen Bleekemolen managed to claim third in his Grasser Lamborghini, while Stefano Colombo took pole position in the Silver Cup. Marc Basseng was quickest of the drivers in the Pro-Am Trophy, before severely damaging his #5 Phoenix Racing Audi at the end of Q1.
Villorba Corse increases the pace in the Blancpain Sprint Series
The Belgian Track of Zolder saw HTP Motorsport-drivers Maximilian Götz and Maximilian Buhk take their third Main Race win of the 2014 Blancpain Sprint Series when they beat their main rivals in the championship, Grasser Racing Team-drivers Jeroen Bleekemolen and Hari Proczyk.
Decision features air restrictor for Audi, less ground clearance for Mercedes, weight adjustments
The fourth round of the 2013 Superstarsworld is set to be live soon and will feature a new Balance of Performance decided by the series’ Permanent Bureau after Zolder, where Audi cruised to double 1-2 wins with Gianni Morbidelli and Laurens Vanthoor.
Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) completed the best season of his motorsport career to date with a victory.
In the Formula 3 Euro Series finale at the 4.574 kilometres long Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, the already-crowned champion from Spain won from the best rookie Nigel Melker (Mücke Motorsport) and Daniel Juncadella (Mücke Motorsport).
“I am happy to have won my first race in the Formula 3 Euro Series” – Rosenqvist
Masters winner Felix Rosenqvist (Mücke Motorsport) had to wait a long time before he could finally celebrate a victory in the Formula 3 Euro Series as well. In the 26th season round at the 4.574 kilometres long Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, he took the chequered flag in first place. Champion Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) came home second ahead of Daniel Abt (Signature).