Spaniard Isaac Tutumlu will take part in second European 24H GT Series race, which is to be held at the Circuito de Navarra in Los Arcos. Tutumlu will team up with Aly Çapan, Peter Schmidt and Dirg Parhofer in a Car Collection Motorsport-entered Audi R8 LMS. The 12-hour race starts at noon and ends at … Continue reading → ...
Will Owen and United Autosports achieved their first top-ten finish of the 2018 European Le Mans Series over the weekend during the 4 Hours of Castellet where they placed 9th out of the 18 total entries in the LMP2 category.
rench Team TDS Racing has entered the 2018/2019FIA WEC Super Season as well as three European Le Mans Series races in 2018. For this reason, the team was present at Le Castellet for the last ten days, first of all to meet all the WEC competitors during the Prologue and then for the ELMS season launch test. During four full days of hard testing, François Perrodo, Loïc Duval and Matthieu Vaxivière worked on the car’s setting and the team was ready to start their 2018 race season.
OUTSTANDING OPENING ROUND LMGTE VICTORY FOR MACDOWALL ON EUROPEAN LE MANS SERIES RETURN AT PAUL RICARD
British racer Alex MacDowall produced an absolutely sensational performance on his return to the European Le Mans Series at Paul Ricard in France on Sunday, 15th April, and played a pivotal role in securing LMGTE class victory for reigning champions JMW Motorsport in the first race of 2018.
RLR MSport raced to a flawless and controlled victory in the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) 4 Hours of Le Castellet at Circuit Paul Ricard (Sunday 15 April).
The No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R of drivers Felipe Nasr (BRA) and Eric Curran (USA) showed impressive race pace on Saturday but saw the chances of victory evaporate after contact from a competitor late in the race.
Strong strategy, fast pit stops, and commanding passes from the Tequila Patrón ESM squad earned the team a second place finish Saturday afternoon at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s BUBBA burger SportsCar Grand Prix at Long Beach. Scott Sharp and Ryan Dalziel piloted the Nissan Onroak DPi to a second place finish, earning the No. 2 car’s first podium of the 2018 season.
A Cadillac DPi-V.R. won Saturday’s BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach, but it wasn’t the one fans may have expected coming into the weekend.
BMW is once again represented with a strong contingent at this year’s Nürburgring 24 Hours (GER). The majority of those alternating at the wheel of the two BMW M6 GT3s fielded by ROWE Racing, with works support from BMW Motorsport, will be drivers from the GT works programmes in the FIA World Endurance Championship and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. A total of five BMW M6 GT3s will line up in the “Green Hell”. As well as ROWE Racing, FALKEN Motorsports will also run one car, while Walkenhorst Motorsport fields two BMW M6 GT3s. Among those in action at the wheel of the car in the livery of Premium Technology Partner Shell will be Augusto Farfus (BRA).
The streets of Long Beach California come alive for this weekend’s BUBBA burger SportsCar Grand Prix at Long Beach as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship begins the first of three consecutive sprint races on the 2018 calendar. Twelve Hours of Sebring race winners and Round 2 champions of the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup, Tequila Patrón ESM is ready to get back on track for Round 3 of the IMSA Championship.
Action in the 24H GT SERIES powered by Hankook continues with the inaugural Hankook 12H NAVARRA (20-22 April, 2018). Opened in 2010, the ‘Circuito de Navarra’ in Los Arcos in the Spanish Navarra region is a new venue for the CREVENTIC SERIES powered by Hankook. For the Hankook 12H NAVARRA, running from noon till midnight on Sunday, 22 April, over 20 GT3, GT4, silhouette cars, specials and Porsche Cup cars are expected on the grid. The Hankook 12H NAVARRA is the second round of the European Championship in the 24H GT SERIES powered by Hankook.
Since the Total 24 Hours of Spa became a GT contest at the beginning of this century, organisers SRO Motorsports Group have reserved a place for Belgian teams and drivers wishing to compete in what is effectively the country’s most popular race. Enter ‘Groupe National’.
This weekend will see the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship make the rapid transition from the second longest race of the year (Sebring 12 Hour) to the shortest one as the series heads to Long Beach for the 100-minute BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach.
Following a successful outing at the season opening VLN race last month the Hyundai N team will return to the Nürburgring Nordschleife with a pair of i30 N TCR cars for the Nürburgring 24 Hours Qualifying Race (April 14-15) and ADAC Nürburgring 24 Hours (May 10-13).
Cadillac V-Performance Racing teams Whelen Engineering Cadillac, Mustang Sampling Cadillac and Konica Minolta Cadillac are headed west to Long Beach, Calif. for round three of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the Bubba Burger Sports Car Grand Prix of Long Beach to run April 13-14.
On Wednesday, April 4 inside such an exclusive place as “Ruote da sogno” in Reggio Emilia Cetilar Villorba Corse unveiled their new Dallara P217 Gibson that will take part in the entire European Le Mans Series and, next June, in the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the second season in a row.
BMW M Motorsport will make its maiden FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) appearance this week (6th/7th April) as it enters The Prologue, the official pre-season test at Circuit Paul Ricard in the South of France. BMW M Motorsport can count on the support of old and new partners.
Entering its 16th season, the fastest single marque GT racing championship in the UK, Porsche Carrera Cup GB, is set to deliver a battle between an even split of promising newcomers and seasoned campaigners. Getting underway at Brands Hatch on 7 / 8 April, a grid of 22 second-generation 911 ‘Type 991’ GT3 Cup cars will compete as part of a refreshed format across 16 rounds and eight race weekends, including one weekend in support of the European Le Mans Series at Monza, Italy.
This year’s Nürburgring 24 Hours will see two teams racing with extended factory support by Mercedes-AMG Motorsport. The Mercedes-AMG Team BLACK FALCON and the Mercedes-AMG Team HTP Motorsport will be running two Mercedes-AMG GT3s each in the classic endurance race and have the benefit of a strong driver line-up in the process.