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Jun 18

Le Mans 24 Hours: A 19th victory for Porsche at the 24 Hours of Le Mans (updated)

2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-06-15-0176After a race full of surprises and upsets, the #2 Porsche 919 Hybrid driven by Bernhard, Bamber and Hartley clinches its 19th victory at the Circuit des 24 Heures. A historic win! The second and third places go to two LMP2s Orecas fielded by Jackie Chan DC Racing (#38) and Vaillante Rebellion (#13).

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Jun 18

Le Mans 24 Hours: Porsche leads after disaster for Toyota

12 Hour report

2017-06-18-The RaceAt the mid-way point in the 85th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, 3rd round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship, the No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid is leading after a disastrous night for Toyota Gazoo Racing.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 Hours: Larbre Competition raring to go

French team running an Art Car for its 24th running in La Sarthe

2017-06-04-0198#50 ‘Human’ Corvette C7.R successfully completes Pesage ceremony. Larbre Competition is ready for action in the 85th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours (17-18 June), after successfully preparing its LMGTE Am-entered #50 ‘Human’ Corvette C7.R ahead of the endurance classic.

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May 19

Larbre Competition ready for Le Mans 24 Hours after Monza ELMS outing

Solid performance for the #50 Corvette C7.R in the 4 hours of Monza

2016-11-17-Thursday-0014Larbre Competition made a promising return to the European Le Mans Series at Monza last weekend as the team ramped up its preparations for the 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours next month (17-18 June). Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 28

DeFrancesco expecting to fight for wins at Estoril on Euroformula debut

After a successful inaugural single-seaters campaign in 2016

DeFrancesco expecting to fight for wins at Estoril on Euroformula debutCanadian driver Devlin DeFrancesco is confident of challenging for wins on his debut Euroformula Open weekend with Carlin, but believes qualifying will be key at the Estoril circuit in Portugal (29-30 April). Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 28

Giovinazzi blazes GP2 Sprint Race win

Italian claims second victory of the weekend for PREMA Racing

GP2 - Antonio Giovinazzi (PREMA Racing) Antonio Giovinazzi has grabbed the second win of the Spa-Francorchamps weekend for PREMA Racing with a dominant display of speed and consistency in this morning’s Sprint Race, making a great start before overtaking for the lead and stretching out a gap to the flag ahead of Gustav Malja and Luca Ghiotto. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 15

Le Mans 24 Hours: Larbre Competition fired up for 2016

For its second Le Mans 24 Hours bow, the #50 Corvette C7.R successfully went through the ACO’s mandatory technical scrutineering

Le Mans 24 Hours - Larbre Competition fired up for 2016 Following weeks of intense preparations, Larbre Competition is fired up to take part in the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans (June 18/19) with the LMGTE Am-entered #50 Corvette C7.R. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 17

British GT race winner Oliver Bryant aims for GTE-AM victory on Le Mans 24 Hour debut

“I’m delighted to be a part of this fantastic line-up for the Le Mans 24 Hours”

British GT race winner Oliver Bryant aims for GTE-AM victory on Le Mans 24 Hour debut Experienced British GT Championship race winner Oliver Bryant will make his Le Mans 24 Hour debut next month (18-19 June), driving a Team AAI Corvette C7.R supported by ProSpeed Competition – and he’s aiming for GTE-AM class victory on his first appearance. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 20

WEC: Larbre Competition battles to podium at 2016 opening round

6 Hours of Silverstone

VSA WEC SILV16 GR8R7156Larbre Competition launched its 2016 FIA WEC campaign in impressive fashion with a third place finish in the LMGTE Am class at the 6 Hours of Silverstone (15-17 April). Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 30

Productive FIA WEC Prologue for Larbre Competition

#50 Corvette C7.R records best LMGTE Am lap time

2016-03-25-0005Larbre Competition boosted its preparation for the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship with a promising performance at the series’ traditional Prologue, which took place at Paul Ricard in Le Castellet, France last weekend (26/27 March).

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Nov 21

WEC: 6 Hours of Bahrain – Bertolini-Shaytar-Basov clinch the world title

Ferrari experienced both joy and disappointment on Saturday in the 6 Hours of Bahrain

2015-11-20-Friday-016 Fifth place is enough for Shaytar-Bertolini-Basov to secure GTE-Am class world title. No. 83 AF Corse finishes in 4th with Perrodo, Cressoni and Collard . Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

6 Hours of the Nurburgring: Porsche beat Audi to win at Home in Germany (updated)

Manthey complete perfect day for Porsche

2015-08-30 - SundayPorsche Team took a memorable 1-2 finish on home soil at the Nurburgring today as the No.17 Porsche 919 Hybrid car claimed a maiden win for Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley. It was the second consecutive WEC win for Porsche after its Le Mans triumph in June.

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Jun 20

Nissan takes maiden win at Circuit Paul Ricard (updated)

Blancpain Endurance Series 1000 – Round 3 – Circuit Paul Ricard

The #23 Nissan GT Academy Team RJN GT-R Nismo of Alex Buncombe, Wolfgang Reip and Katsumasa Chiyo have taken their first win of 2015 in the Blancpain Endurance Series 1000 at Circuit Paul Ricard.

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Jun 15

More than a dress rehearsal (updated)

Blancpain Endurance Series – Round 3 – Circuit Paul Ricard

The Blancpain Endurance Series 1000, the third round of 2015 Series which will be held at Circuit Paul Ricard on June 20th, is the last race before the Total 24 Hours of Spa.

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Jun 11

Le Mans 24 hours: Porsche sweeps front of Le Mans grid

Thursday updates

2015-06-14Although the weather forecast called for scattered thunderstorms, the race track remained dry throughout both Qualifying Practice sessions tonight at Le Mans.

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Apr 06

The Italian Job: Palmer all set for Lamborghini Huracan GT3 debut

Monza plays host to Blancpain Endurance Series opener
Lamborghini Huracan GT3 - Andrew Palmer Palmer relishing first Lamborghini GT3 Junior Driver outing. Part two of Andrew Palmer’s international sportscar racing odyssey begins in Italy this weekend (April 11/12) with the opening round of the 2015 Blancpain Endurance Series.

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Mar 20

Cameron Twynham to contest Porsche Supercup with MOMO-Megatron-Partrax

For Twynham, Porsche Supercup represents a step towards another of his career goals.

Porsche Supercup - MOMO-Megatron-Partrax British ace Cameron Twynham has signed with MOMO-Megatron-Partrax for their 2015 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup campaign, which kicks off at the Spanish Grand Prix on May 9/10. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 16

Ecurie Ecosse back for Blancpain Endurance Series Pro-Am title tilt

The opening round of this year’s Blancpain Endurance Series comes from Monza, Italy, on April 11/12.

Blancpain Endurance Series logo Ecurie Ecosse Powered By Black Bull will continue to challenge for the Blancpain Endurance Series Pro-Am title this season, which kicks off at Monza on April 11/12. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 09

Harold Primat taking the positives from problematic Bathurst 12 Hour

“Obviously we were hoping for a lot more” – Primat
Harold Primat’s eventful Bathurst 12 Hour came to an end just 60 minutes before the scheduled finish at Mount Panorama on Sunday (February 8) after a drivetrain failure sidelined his works Bentley Motorsport Continental GT3. Read the rest of this entry »
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Sep 15

Oman Racing Team seals history-making British GT team title

“It’s our strongest year in endurance racing”
2014-09-13-0059History was made by the Oman Racing Team at Donington Park Grand Prix Circuit on Sunday, 15th September, when the squad became the first ever entrant running under an Omani licence to win the coveted Avon Tyres British GT Championship ‘GT3 Teams’ crown – an achievement driver Ahmad Al Harthy dedicated to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said and the people of Oman.

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