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PORSCHE CARRERA CUP GB SEASON PREVIEW: 2018 USHERS IN A NEW GENERATION OF CAR AND DRIVERS

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.

FINAL SHAKEDOWN FOR PORSCHE: THE PROLOGUE OF THE WEC SUPER SEASON

On April 6, Porsche heads into the new season of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) with the two-day Prologue on the Circuit Paul Ricard. On the racetrack in the south of France, which opened in 1970, the Porsche GT Team will simulate an entire race weekend with the two 911 RSR in order to tackle the 15-month Super Season perfectly prepared. Porsche’s factory driver Gianmaria Bruni celebrates his comeback to the world’s most important race series for sports cars.

SPIRIT OF DAYTONA RACING READY TO REGROUP

Despite taking delivery of the team’s No. 90 Cadillac DPi-V.R Prototype just weeks ahead of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season, Spirit of Daytona Racing showed immediate pace with drivers Tristan Vautier, Matt McMurry and Eddie Cheever lll teaming in the blue Prototype. The squad led the season-opening Rolex 24 and then Vautier went … Continue reading → ...

BWT MUCKE MOTORSPORT WILL RACE FOR AUDI SPORT IN THE NURBURGRING 24 HOURS

The Green Hell is calling and BWT Mücke Motorsport intend to go on the offensive! For the first time ever, the well-established Berlin-based team will compete in the 46th edition of the legendary endurance classic ADAC Zurich 24-hour race at the Nürburgring Nordschleife (10th – 13th May 2018). What is totally amazing is that the outfit will contest the race as an Audi Sport customer racing team with the Audi R8 LMS #24 and field their Audi R8 LMS #25 as BWT Mücke Motorsport.