Tag Archive: Laurens Vanthoor

May 24

Maiden win for Von Ryan McLaren in Silverstone

Blancpain Endurance Series – Round 2 – Silverstone – Main Race

2015-05-24-70 The #58 Von Ryan Racing McLaren of Rob Bell, Shane Van Gisbergen and Kevin Estre took the win in the second round of the Blancpain Endurance Series at the Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit.

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May 18

The winners of the 43rd ADAC Zurich 24h Race are Christopher Mies, Edward Sandström, Nico Müller and Laurens Vanthoor

Audi secures Third Nürburgring 24-Race win

After 156 laps at the combination of GP circuit and Nordschleife, Mies took the chequered flag with the Audi R8 LMS (#28) entered by the Audi Sport Team WRT as race winner.

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May 10

Emotional win for Laurens Vanthoor and Robin Frijns (updated)

The next round of the Blancpain GT Series is the second of the Endurance races, in Silverstone in two weeks’ time.

2015-05-10- 0017Reigning Blancpain GT Series champion Laurens Vanthoor and Robin Frijns dominated both qualifying and main races of the Brands Hatch round of the 2015 Blancpain Sprint Series, despite almost destroying the car during Saturday’s free practice and Vanthoor feeling unwell throughout race day.

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May 09

Laurens Vanthoor blitzes to pole in Brands Hatch

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.

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Mar 09

Kevin Estre on course for Le Mans! (+video)

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 12

Blancpain Sprint Series an immediate success

The first edition of the Blancpain Sprint Series proved to be successful with drivers, teams and fans

Blanc Pain Series start 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Baku World Challenge provides exciting finale to the 2014 Blancpain Sprint Series

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.

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Nov 02

Blancpain Sprint Series Baku World Challenge qualifying race

Maxi Götz crowned 2014 Blancpain Sprint Series champion

After an eventful Qualifying Race for the final event of the 2014 Blancpain Sprint Series Maximilian Götz (#84 HTP Motorsport Mercedes) was Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Blancpain Sprint Series Baku World Challenge qualifying practice report

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Götz and Buhk surprise the favourites in Zolder

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.

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Oct 18

Laurens Vanthoor and Cesar Ramos dominate Zolder qualifying race

The Audi duo had dominated the race after a hectic few opening laps.

With a margin of almost 16 seconds, Laurens Vanthoor and Cesar Ramos crossed the line in first place after the Qualifying Race of the Zolder round of the Blancpain Sprint Series.

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Sep 21

Laurens Vanthoor takes Pro Cup title in 2014 Blancpain Endurance Series

Blancpain Endurance Series – Round 5 – Main Race 

By winning the iRacing.com Nürburgring 1000, the final round of the 2014 Blancpain Endurance Series, Laurens Vanthoor became the new Pro Cup champion of the Blancpain Endurance Series.

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Aug 23

Laurens Vanthoor and Cesar Ramos win dramatic qualifying race

The drama at the Slovakiaring started shortly after the lights went green.

The #1 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT Audi of Laurens Vanthoor and Cesar Ramos will start from pole position in tomorrow’s Main Race of the Blancpain Sprint Series event at the Slovakiaring. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Laurens Vanthoor puts #1 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT Audi on pole

Nico Verdonck on 3rd row for the start of the 24 Hours of Spa!

With an inspired lap Laurens Vanthoor put his #1 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT on pole for the 66th running of the Total 24 Hours of Spa.

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Jul 19

Superstarsworld hits the track in Algarve

GTSprint kicks-off with practice 1, Mercedes SLS joins the pack

Mercedes SLS 49 of Fontes-Barbosa The fifth round of the 2013 SUPERSTARSWORLD got underway today at the Algarve circuit in Portimão as the series’ Teams and Drivers are looking forward to tomorrow’s qualifying. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

Superstars International Series: New balance of performance decided for Portimao

Decision features air restrictor for Audi, less ground clearance for Mercedes, weight adjustments

Superstars International SeriesThe 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

Superstarsworld set to line-up in Belgium: Laurens Vanthoor shares Zolder secrets

WRT Belgian team racer explains one lap at his home venue

Superstars - Johan KristofferssonThe Zolder racetrack, a circuit that made the history of motorsports with four runnings of the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Belgium in the eighties, will be welcoming the Superstarsworld for the first time this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 17

Laurens Vanthoor (Audi), Peter Kox (Lamborghini) set for top GTSprint International Series challenge at Zolder

International stars set to fight for wins at historical Belgian venue

laurens-vanthoorjpgThe Teams and Drivers of the Superstarsworld are ready to go back on-track in Zolder this weekend and two brand-new drivers are set to join the GTSprint International Series ranks. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

Marco Wittmann claims runner-up spot

Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) completed the best season of his motorsport career to date with a victory.

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesHockenheimring Baden-WürttembergIn 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).

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Oct 22

Maiden season victory for Felix Rosenqvist

“I am happy to have won my first race in the Formula 3 Euro Series” – Rosenqvist

Hockenheimring Baden-WürttembergF3 Formula 3 EuroseriesMasters 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).

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