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Nov 06

Strakka Racing to become Mercedes-AMG Performance team for 2018 Intercontinental GT Challenge

Return to ‘global’ competition with new entry in Intercontinental GT Challenge alongside Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup campaign

Strakka Racing to become Mercedes-AMG Performance team for 2018 Intercontinental GT ChallengeStrakka Racing today announced it will expand its GT activities beyond Europe in 2018, forming a new partnership with Mercedes-AMG which will see them carry Performance Team status for the German marque. The Silverstone-based team will run three new Mercedes-AMG GT3s in the Intercontinental GT Challenge alongside Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 21

Fireworks assured at Spa with wide-open battle at all levels

Total 24 Hours of Spa 

The 69th running of the Total 24 Hours of Spa, highlight of the Blancpain GT Series and Intercontinental GT Challenge, promises to be a wide open race, with several dozens of drivers having a shot at adding their names to the prestigious trophy.

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Mar 13

Strakka Racing announces 14 driver line-up for Blancpain GT Series challenge

“We are delighted to have secured such a formidable and impressive line-up”

Strakka Racing announces 14 driver line-up for Blancpain GT Series challengeMultiple champions in GTs and single-seaters form part of massive 14 driver line-up across its four-car Sprint and Endurance Cup entries. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

Strakka Racing to field McLaren GT 650S GT3 in four-car assault on Blancpain GT series

Minimum four-car Blancpain entry signals start of exciting and prestigious partnership between McLaren GT and Strakka Racing

Strakka Racing McLaren GT 650S GT3 2 Established British sportscar team Strakka Racing has forged a substantial long-term partnership with McLaren GT, the GT race car division of McLaren Group to be its latest customer race team.

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Oct 13

WEC: Illness forces Strakka to run two-driver line-up for 6 Hours of Fuji

Joel Camathias aiming again at a podium finish in Japan

2016-07-23-Saturday-0061 Lung infection rules Nick Leventis out of WEC race in Japan. Strakka Racing’s Nick Leventis will be forced to miss this weekend’s 6 Hours of Fuji after contracting a serious lung infection in Japan.

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Jul 27

3D-printed Le Mans 24 Hours racing car heads to Birmingham’s Thinktank (+video)

The car will be on show from 28th July for six weeks at the Thinktank

3D-printed Le Mans 24 Hours racing car heads to Birmingham’s Thinktank A 450bhp racecar that competed in the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans featuring a host of 3D printed parts will be on display at the Thinktank science museum in Birmingham from 28th July for six weeks.

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Jul 24

WEC: Porsche repeats last year’s victory at the Nürburgring

6 Hours of Nurburgring

2016-07-24-Sunday-0151The reigning world champions Timo Bernhard (DE), Brendon Hartley (NZ) and Mark Webber (AU) repeated their last year’s win at the six-hour race at the Nürburgring (DE).

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Jul 05

Lewis Williamson set for WEC Nürburgring debut with Strakka Racing

Sportscar debut beckons for Renault R.S.01 racer

Lewis Williamson Scot Lewis Williamson will make his FIA World Endurance Championship debut with Strakka Racing at the Nürburgring later this month. Williamson, currently lying second in the Renault R.S.01 championship with the Silverstone-based team, will partner WEC regulars Jonny Kane and Nick Leventis in his first-ever sportscar race.

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Jun 16

24 Hours of Le Mans: Strakka ready for legendary Le Mans challenge

Smooth qualifying sees team prepared for 24 hour classic

2016-06-15_Wednesday-0159 Despite challenging and changing track conditions, Strakka Racing ended the second day of qualifying for the Le Mans 24 Hours in eighth of the 23 runners and fastest of the open-top cars in the closely-contested LMP2 class.

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Jun 05

24 Hours of Le Mans: Strakka Racing enjoys positive start to track action at Le Mans Test Day

Drivers Nick Leventis, Danny Watts and Jonny Kane completed a total of 86 laps

2016-06-05-0065 Strakka Racing continued its preparations for the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours, completing a full day’s running at the official test on the Circuit de la Sarthe.

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Apr 17

WEC: Strakka takes fifth at Silverstone opener

Strakka shows front running pace throughout the weekend culminating in top 5 finish

2016-04-16-0044Facing 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.

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Mar 26

Strakka Racing at Prologue 2016

Stability ensures pace and reliability at Prologue for Strakka Racing 

2016-03-26-0007 A blend of reliability and performance underlined Strakka’s at Prologue, the opening weekend of the 2016 World Endurance Championship. For the first time since 2013, the Silverstone-based team has started its campaign with consistency from the preceding season, resulting in the second fastest time in LMP2.

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Mar 04

Strakka Racing will use RAVENOL’s products in FIA World Endurance Championship, Formula V8 3.5 and Renault R.S.01 categories

Strakka Racing announces new technical and commercial partnership with RAVENOL

Strakka Racing announces new technical and commercial partnership with RAVENOL Premium German oil manufacturer RAVENOL will join Strakka Racing as a technical partner across all its racing activities in 2016. Strakka will have unlimited access to RAVENOL’s advanced lubrication technology and technical expertise as well as its oil testing facilities which will enable Strakka to closely monitor component wear.

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Nov 05

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Rookies on top at Motorland Aragón

The Formula Renault 3.5s were in action at Motorland Aragón during the first of three days of collective tests for the Formula 3.5 V8.

placeholder+imageThe drivers invited by Renault Sport Technologies led the way with Matevos Isaakyan (Pons Racing) setting the best time of 1:41.505 ahead of Jake Hughes (Strakka Racing) and Kevin Jörg (Lotus). Red Bull Junior Team driver, Callum Ilott (Strakka Racing) was fourth, followed by the quickest driver in the morning session, Ben Barnicoat (Carlin).

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Oct 27

Tio Ellinas to test with Strakka Racing at first FIA WEC Rookie Test

Tio Ellinas joins Strakka Performance driver Lewis Williamson at the one-day test at Bahrain on the 22nd November

World Series by Renault front runner Tio Ellinas will join Lewis Williamson at the official FIA WEC Rookie Test next month in Bahrain.

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Oct 22

Strakka Racing to run Lewis Williamson at FIA WEC Rookie Test

Scot to drive Gibson 015S at end of season Bahrain Rookie test

Scot Lewis Williamson is set to drive Strakka Racing’s Gibson 015S at the official FIA WEC Rookie Test next month in Bahrain.

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Oct 11

WEC: Porsche take epic Fuji 1-2

Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber and Timo Bernhard claimed a third consecutive WEC victory

Porsche celebrated another 1-2 finish after an action-packed and eventful sixth round of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship at a wet Fuji Speedway today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 10

WEC 6 Hours of Fuji qualifying report

What the drivers say after qualifying for 6H Fuji

Mark Webber and Timo Bernhard, driving the No.17n Porsche 919 Hybrid, took an excellent pole position for the sixth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship at Fuji Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 06

WEC 6 Hours of Fuji presentation

Sixth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship 2015

On 11 October, the 6 Hours of Fuji, sixth round of the World Endurance Championship, is set to be the scene of some fierce competition, especially for the top spots in the LM P1 driver’s competition and the GT manufacturer’s cup. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 27

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Orudzhev wins, Rowland and Fortec triumphant

Rookie Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) wins for the second time this season in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

Formula Renault 3.5 Series - Le MansStarting from fifth place on the grid, the SMP Racing protégé employed a better strategy to take the lead of the race before fending off the attacks of Mattiheu Vaxiviere (Lotus), who needed to win to keep his title hopes alive.

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