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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.
Pole position and Race 1 victory for the young Dane of Raton Racing
At Silverstone, Dennis Lind was the ruler during all the first part of the weekend. First he was the leader in the two free practice sessions on Friday, then he was the author of his first pole position and in Race 1 the Dane of the team Raton Racing scored his second victory (the first one was in Monza) and now he is leading the PRO class ranking.
The Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit plays host to part two of Britain’s 2016 Blancpain GT Series double-header this weekend
McLaren’s Rob Bell travels to the Home of British Motorsport as the new overall drivers’ championship leader following the events at Brands Hatch, although the difference between the series’ best drivers remains small. Once again they will need to be amongst the fastest of the 54 entries assembled for Silverstone to maintain their position amongst the frontrunners.
The second round repeats the record grid seen in Monza, strong competition in all classes
The Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Europe is heading to Silverstone. Following the record line-up in the Monza opening round (47 cars, 22 teams, 70 drivers on the start line), another full grid is expected in England this weekend (May 14/15th).
“We accept the exclusion from the classification and, in the interest of the sport, jointly look ahead”
It was an encouraging start to the season for the team
The opening round of the 2016 World Endurance Championship saw MB Partners’ driver Mike Conway clinch a spot on the podium as well as the prestigious Richard Lloyd Trophy, presented to the highest placed member of the British Racing Drivers’ Club in the 6 Hours of Silverstone.
Porsche the winner at Silverstone after Audi exclusion
Driving the all-new Audi R18, Audi Sport Team Joest’s André Lotterer, Marcel Fässler and Benoit Tréluyer crossed the finish line to take their second consecutive win at the 6 Hours of Silverstone after an incredible race-long battle with Porsche.
The consistency of David Cheng/Nelson Panciatici/Ho-Pin Tung bagged seventh place at the flag
Strakka shows front running pace throughout the weekend culminating in top 5 finish
Facing one of the most competitive LMP2 fields with eleven entries, Strakka Racing enjoyed a return to improved form at its home race, ultimately delivering a fifth place at the opening round of the World Endurance Championship.
6 Hours of Silverstone
French endurance racer Pierre Ragues has finished on the podium in his first ever GT race in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), completing the 6 Hours of Silverstone in third place in the competitive GTE-Am class.
World Endurance Championship Triumph for the 488 GTE on its debut at Silverstone
By Speed Factory was forced to retire from the season-opening European Le Mans Series race after 22 laps
This early exit was a devastating end to a promising race as the Ligier-Nissan JSP3 shared by Tom Jackson, Álvaro Fontes and Jesús Fuster was running in the top-six. The race-ending transmission issues were due to clash with a lapped GT car.
“Endurance is one of the hardest thing, but those whose endure, eventually win.” Buddha
Three perfect drivers, homogeny in the team, exemplary cohesion… everything went well for the Mulsanne-based So24! by Lombard Racing team on this first ELMS season race. A look back at the very well structured team created by Jean Lombard and his staff. The result is the ideal one on the road to the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Bird and Rigon lead the pack at Silverstone on the 488 GTE
Pole position for the 488 GTE and crew 71 in the first GTE-Pro class race A technical problem prevents Bruni to complete the qualification of No.51. In GTE-Am class car No. 83 of Perrodo-Collard-Aguas will start from fifth.
Weather wise Saturday is reflecting the rich variety of sportscar racing with sleet and snow
April showers are staying true to their word in the UK this weekend but the good news for fans is that ‘Sunny Sunday’ is forecast for the opening round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship tomorrow.
The World Endurance Championship (WEC) will also leave room for the European Le Mans Series four-hour race
This coming Sunday, the competitors in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) will take the start in the first round of the 2016 season at the Silverstone circuit, the birthplace of British motorsports.
The much-awaited start of the season has arrived for Joel Camathias!
This year marks the return of the Swiss driver to the FIA World Endurance Championship, which kicks-off this weekend at Silverstone. Joel will be at the wheel of the Porsche 911 RSR of KCMG, shared with Christian Ried and Wolf Henzler, and approaches the event with anxiety and confidence.