GRID Motorsport will make its GT World Challenge Asia powered by AWS debut with Lamborghini this year after confirming a full-season Pro/Am entry comprising Steven Bei Siling and Naoki Yokomizo.
Celebrating its 30th anniversary in splendid style, this summer’s special Silverstone Classic (31 July – 2 August) will feature a spectacular ‘greatest hits’ showcase of magical retro races.
Performance Tech Motorsports is primed to top the podium at the 58th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona fueled by its second-place finish in 2019.
Cadillac’s four DPi-V.R prototype race cars and three teams are ready to open the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with the 58th running of the Rolex 24 Hour At Daytona, January 25-26.
KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) will start the 2020 Intercontinental GT Challenge at the Bathurst 12 Hour (31 January – 2 February), once again with a pair of Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 cars for the Australian enduro.
America’s reigning NASCAR champion Kyle Busch is swapping his winning Toyota Camry race car for a seat in a Lexus RC F GT3 at this weekend’s Daytona 24 Hours (the Rolex 24 at Daytona). The 35-year-old has been recruited by the AIM Vasser Sullivan (AVS) team for what will be his first entry in the endurance race, one of the USA’s most famous sporting events and the traditional curtain-raiser for the motorsports season.
Absolute Racing will join GT World Challenge Asia’s GT4 class full-time this season with a 2020-spec Audi R8 LMS GT4.
59Racing has opted for three experienced race winners in its quest for victory in the Silver class at the Bathurst 12 Hour.
PR1/MATHIASEN MOTORSPORTS READY TO OPEN UP THE 2020 IMSA WEATHERTECH CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON WITH THE ROLEX 24
The official start of the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech Championship Season begins this weekend with the 58th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The #52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports Oreca 07-Gibson LMP2 is set to be piloted by Gabriel Aubry, Nick Boulle, Simon Trummer, and Ben Keating for the only 24-hour endurance race on the 2020 IMSA schedule.
Jakobsen, aged 16 from Denmark, achieved race wins and championship titles from the outset of his hugely successful karting career in 2013.
The winter break in North America is over: This coming weekend sees BMW M Motorsport and BMW Team RLL start the 2020 season of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IMSA series). Traditionally the season kicks off with a real endurance classic, the 24 Hours of Daytona (USA) from 25th to 26th January. BMW Team RLL, which will contest the IMSA series with two BMW M8 GTEs, is heading to the first highlight of the 2020 racing year with a lot of momentum, after all, team principal Bobby Rahal’s (USA) crew celebrated the highly acclaimed victory in the GTLM class there last year.
Completing their tenth season as a professional racing team in 2019, the Paul Miller Racing crew is looking to kick off a new decade of IMSA competition in 2020 with a strong performance at the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway this weekend.
Mark Griffith will make a full-time return to Australian GT in season 2020 with Mercedes-AMG, but unlike his cameos of recent years, the popular Queenslander will campaign an AMG GT4 – the successful twin-turbo V8 making it’s competition debut in Australia.
The Santiago round of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship was a story of highs and lows for the Nissan e.dams team. The hot, intense and action-packed race was a thriller for the fans, but ultimately the race was challenging.
After a strong podium finish at the season-opener in Diriyah (Saudi Arabia), the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team was denied a further top result in the third race of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship 2019/2020 season in Santiago (Chile). Neel Jani (CH) was forced to retire from the race after just a few laps in his #18 Porsche 99X Electric. André Lotterer (D) crossed the finishing line at the Santiago E-Prix in 22nd place in his #36 Porsche 99X Electric, but was later disqualified having exceeded the maximum permitted energy amount. Victory went to Maximilian Günther (D, BMW i Andretti Motorsport), ahead of António Félix da Costa (PT, DS Techeetah) and Mitch Evans (NZ, Jaguar Racing).
Win number two in race three of this season’s ABB FIA Formula E Championship for BMW i Andretti Motorsport: In a thrilling finale, Maximilian Günther (GER) pulled off a final-lap overtaking manoeuvre in the #28 BMW iFE.20 to take victory at the Santiago E-Prix (CHI). The 22-year-old claimed the first win of his Formula E career in only his third race for the team. In doing so, he also became the youngest winner ever in the series. The 25 points scored took BMW i Andretti Motorsport to the top of the Team standings. Alexander Sims (GBR) crashed out in Santiago.
Formula E started 2020 with a spectacular race in Santiago de Chile. Lucas di Grassi from the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team thrilled the South American fans with a forward charge from 22nd place on the grid to seventh place.