Blancpain GT Series 3 Hours of Monza
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Blancpain GT Series & ADAC GT Masters
With still two important long distance races on the schedule in March for the Grasser Racing Team, the Austrian squad around team principal Gottfried Grasser is already looking further into the future. During the 2017 season the aim is to fight for the championship in two top categories with the Lamborghini Huracán GT3.
Five young professional drivers were selected, four of whom are Italian
Factory Drivers are the top of Lamborghini Squadra Corse driver programs, the highest level of Motorsport professionalism. Their office is the cockpit of the Huracán GT3 and their tasks are varied: they represent Lamborghini as brand ambassadors on and off the track, they work as test drivers during the development of the racecars and, above all, they take part in the major GT championships around the world for the customer teams of Lamborghini Squadra Corse.
Lamborghini teams take three of top 12 starting spots for North American sports car endurance classic
Mirko Bortolotti leads eight Lamborghini entries in GT Daytona class, qualifying fifth in GRT Grasser Racing Team No. 11 Lamborghini Huracán GT3. Blancpain GT Series veterans GRT Grasser Racing Team competing in Rolex 24 At Daytona for the first time.
Blancpain GT Series – Round 4 – Silverstone – Main Race
HTP Motorsport’s Maxi Buhk, Dominik Baumann and Jazeman Jaafar emerged victorious from a hard-fought Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup encounter at Silverstone earlier today after surviving a late Safety Car period.
Felix Rosenqvist had a fantastic weekend in Italy
The Swedish driver started the second FA1 race from P4, but battled himself to the winning position during the race. Nigel Melker (NLD) had his second strike for P2 and Sebastian Balthasar (DEU) finished third. Both Italian drivers had to stop the race prematurely.
The Autodromo Nazionale di Monza will be the fourth venue for Acceleration 2014 from 6 to 8 June 2014.
FA1 cars, MW-V6 Pickups and Legend Supercup will form the starting grids on this legendary Italian track. In addition, the BOSS GP championship will join Acceleration in Monza to create a wide variety of car races. Targeted towards families, Acceleration offers three days of races and music performances.
During the second Formula Acceleration 1 race at the Nürburgring, it was a full win for the Italian Team Ghinzani.
Mirko Bortolotti (ITA) started from P4 and won the race, Richard Gonda (SVK) finished second and Sergio Campana (ITA) third. Nigel Melker (NL) qualified on pole position, but had troubles with his clutch in the formation lap and couldn’t start the race.
Upgraded 2012-spec F2 car unveiled at Autosport International Show
The FIA Formula Two Championship today (Thursday 12 January) unveiled its new two-seconds-a-lap quicker F2 car at the Autosport International Show in Birmingham, which features tyres from leading motorsport manufacturer YOKOHAMA for the first time.
Bortolotti claims pole position ahead of Pineiro in Barcelona
Italian’s victory halts Pineiro’s charge for second in championship. Mirko Bortolotti has taken the FIA Formula Two Championship win record with victory in the final race of the season at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona today (Sunday). His seventh victory in 2011 matches Andy Soucek’s record from 2009, the year Bortolotti took his first of what has now become eight wins.
Pineiro’s third place denies Monras third place in the championship
Mirko Bortolotti has won the first race at Barcelona with a strong performance, breaking the early challenge of Miki Monras with a succession of fast laps. Ramon Pineiro completed the podium with third place, guaranteeing him at least third place in the championship.
Austro-Italian edges out Spanish pairing in closely fought qualifying session
Mirko Bortolotti has taken pole position for today’s (Saturday) penultimate round of the 2011 FIA Formula Two Championship in Spain. The 21-year-old Austro-Italian lapped Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya two-tenths of a second faster than Miki Monras. His compatriot Ramon Pineiro, meanwhile, will start the race from third on his 20th birthday.