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AUDI DRIVER FILIP SALAQUARDA: “MOST IS GOING TO BE A GREAT WEEKEND”

What is only the second round of the season in Most this weekend will be the stand-out meeting of the year for Team ISR and driver Filip Salaquarda (34, CZ), who are making their debut in the ADAC GT Masters in 2018. The Czech outfit will be lining up in front of a home crowd with their Audi R8 LMS shared by the local favourite and the German Frank Stippler (43, GER) as the Super Sports Car League debuts in the Czech Republic.

ONROAK AUTOMOTIVE, MODERN AND CLASSIC

On Tuesday, the 1973 Ligier JS 2 from the Onroak Automotive workshops set off to tackle the French roads in the Tour Auto Optic 2ooo. While awaiting its return Onroak Automotive is hard at work preparing and restoring other cars for the next round of the Masters Endurance Legends, one of the curtain-raisers to the French Formula 1 Grand Prix in June at Paul Ricard, and Le Mans Classic in July.

AUDI IN FORMULA E: THROUGH THE CITY OF LOVE WITH ELECTRIC POWER

Motorsport in the heart of the city – no other venue symbolizes this motto like Paris does. The 1.92-kilometer circuit passes numerous sidewalk cafés and restaurants, and circles the spectacular Dôme des Invalides. From their garages, the teams have an clean view of the Eiffel Tower and before the track is closed for race day, buses with tourists travel through the pit lane. “For me, Paris is one of the most beautiful locations and a highlight for us drivers,” says Lucas di Grassi.

JASON BELL TO TACKLE VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY THIS WEEKEND

Floridian and Audi Sport customer racing driver Jason Bell will be competing in his next Pirelli World Challenge Series event this coming weekend at Virginia International Raceway (VIR). Traveling to Alton, Virginia and back for another round with M1 GT Racing, Bell will once again enter the GTSA division and is excited to get back to the VIR facility, one of his favorite tracks on the 2018 calendar.

ISAAC TUTUMLU TAKES FOURTH PLACE FINISH AT THE 12H NAVARRA

Spaniard Tutumlu delivered another strong performance in the Car Collection Motorsport-entered Audi R8 LMS shared with Ali Çapan, Dirg Parhofer and Peter Schmidt. The four drivers brought fourth place home in A6-Am class and ranked 8th overall. Tutumlu drove almost six of the 12 hours of racing. Isaac Tutumlu achieved a positive result at Circuito de … Continue reading → ...

SEVEN FERRARIS SEEK TO CONQUER THE BLANCPAIN GT ENDURANCE CUP AT MONZA

The Blancpain Endurance Cup kicks off at Monza this weekend. Points from the long race championship are added to the Blancpain Sprint Cup to produce the overall winner of the Blancpain GT series. Prizes are also awarded to the winners of the individual rankings. Each Cup is divided into Pro, Pro-Am and Am classes. Fifty-four cars will line up for the 180-minute race at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, representing 12 manufacturers, among which Ferrari is prominent with seven 488 GT3s.

FERRARI TO STAR AT MOTOR LEGEND FESTIVAL

The Motor Legend Festival kicks off on Friday at the Enzo e Dino Ferrari circuit in Imola. The festival aims to offer full immersion in the world of two and four-wheeled sports competitions, celebrating the champions of yesterday and today through some of the most iconic vehicles in the history of motorsport. The event programme will be enriched by F1 Clienti and XX Programmes, two of Ferrari Corse Clienti’s most exclusive activities.

EIGHT FERRARI 488 GT3S ON TRACK AT MONZA IN THE BLANCPAIN GT SPORTS CLUB

Kicking off its fourth season, the GT Sports Club championship will make its debut at the legendary Autodromo Nazionale di Monza this weekend (20-22 April), with 19 entries across the three classes. For this year’s first round, SRO Motorsports Group’s Bronze-only series will act as the curtain-raiser to the popular Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, with a great variety of GT machinery. Ferrari, with eight cars, is the best represented brand.

HAHN / KHODAIR SCORE FIRST WIN OF THE SEASON AT ESTORIL

Drivex kicked off the 2018 season in the International GT Open in style as the team went on to win the second race of the season-opener at the Circuito de Estoril. Marcelo Hahn and Allam Khodair set the pace on Portuguese soil from the very beginning. Their teammates Jamie Campbell-Walter and Ferdinand Habsburg, the latter making his debut in GT racing, were competitive throughout the weekend despite they couldn’t experience the sweet smell of success this time.

TDS RACING SECOND AT THE 4 HOURS OF LE CASTELLET

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.