The Blancpain GT Series will demonstrate its enhanced commitment to the Pro-Am and Am classes in 2018, having pre-selected 26 Pro cars for the upcoming Endurance Cup campaign. This self-imposed limit is intended to tackle the increased professionalisation that has been seen in the series during recent years.
Following a season with many highs and lows, the Emil Frey Jaguar Racing Emil Frey Jaguar Racing Team had a conciliatory end to the 2017 season, finishing with both cars in the point rankings at the season final at Barcelona. The private race team from Switzerland is planning to participate at selected races of the … Continue reading → ...
Following an exciting season and the very successful debut year of the newly-found Emil Frey Lexus Team, the private race team from Switzerland is launching at full speed into the 2018 season. Team Principal Lorenz Frey was joined by numerous invited guests and media representatives at the official opening of the new workshop today at … Continue reading → ...
Rinaldi Racing have confirmed their 2018 plans, with a bid for the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup their main objective this year.
Having claimed the title honours last year in the Pro-Am class, Oman Racing Team with TF Sport are delighted to confirm that it will once again compete in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup. The British-based team will field the #TBC (97) Aston Martin V12 GT3 in the all-new Silver Cup class with Ahmad Al Harthy returning to defend his championship.
Reigning Super Taikyu champions ARN Racing will join Blancpain GT Series Asia full-time this season with a Ferrari 488 GT3. The Japanese squad, along with their drivers Hiroaki Nagai and Kota Sasaki, previously entered both of their home rounds at Suzuka and Fuji in 2017 and are now expanding that commitment to all 12 of … Continue reading → ...
KCMG will enter two 2018-spec Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3s in Blancpain GT Series Asia this season as part of an exclusive new partnership with the Japanese manufacturer. The Hong Kong-based outfit ran a pair of Audi R8 LMS GT3s in 2017 but has switched its focus to NISMO’s redeveloped GT-R, which makes its worldwide debut … Continue reading → ...
Absolute Racing has confirmed it will enter a pair of Audi R8 LMS GT3s in Blancpain GT Series Asia this year.
The Blancpain GT Series has confirmed an impressive line-up of support events ahead of what promises to be an action-packed 2018 season.
The Blancpain GT Series has confirmed an impressive line-up of support events ahead of what promises to be an action-packed 2018 season. GT and single-seater championships will form part of a high-octane itinerary throughout the upcoming campaign, ensuring that each of the 10 rounds provides fans with a wealth of on-track entertainment.
MERCEDES-AMG CUSTOMER RACING STARTS OF INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE SEASON WITH A PAIR OF PODIUM FINISHES
The 2018 Intercontinental GT Challenge has started with a spectacular twelve-hour race at Bathurst. Still in the dark on Sunday morning (5.45 am local time), the high-class GT field started into the race at the world-famous Mount Panorama Circuit, including five Mercedes-AMG GT3. After a little over one hour of racing, two Mercedes-AMG GT3 also … Continue reading → ...
Two more Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport MRs will compete in Blancpain GT Series Asia this season after Taiwan Top Speed Racing Team and TTR Team SARD announced their return to the class.
Blancpain GT Series Asia’s season finale will take place at Ningbo International Speedpark in China on October 13/14, while a host of new partner categories have also been confirmed as part of a wider agreement with Mitime Motorsports.
Oman Racing trio Ahmad Al Harthy, Tom Jackson and Euan McKay will begin today’s Gulf 12 Hours in Abu Dhabi from the GT Pro-Am class pole position and fourth on the overall grid, thanks to a terrific team performance in qualifying at Yas Marina Circuit on Friday, 15th December.
The six drivers will contest the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup for Bentley’s fifth season with two brand new second generation Bentley Team M-Sport Continental GT3s, and will also complete the entire Intercontinental GT Challenge for the first time.
The winner of the Sean Edwards Trophy for 2017 is Ben Barnicoat the award which was set up in 2015 in Sean’s name. Ben a 20-year-old Englishman from Chesterfield in Derbyshire claimed the Sean Edwards Trophy for a young driver who shows similar quality’s to Sean,
This weekend the SRO Motorsports Group celebrates 25 years of GT racing. Before the champions from the past and the present took to the stage at the Palais Brongniart in Paris, founder and CEO Stephane Ratel briefly looked back on a rich history
Strakka 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.
Lamborghini Super Trofeo racer Chris Dreyspring was a late addition to VSR’s #66 line-up but made an immediate impression by claiming pole position in his maiden Blancpain GT Series Asia qualifying session. The 19-year-old German snared top spot for Saturday’s race by beating championship contender Aditya Patel by 0.422s,
The inaugural Blancpain GT Series Asia Drivers’ and Teams’ champions will be crowned in China this weekend when the 2017 campaign comes to a close at the new 16-turn, 3.2km Zhejiang Circuit.