This weekend’s eagerly-anticipated 30th birthday edition of The Classic (30 July – 1 August) will be the biggest and best in the festival’s outstanding history with record grids, record classic car displays, record anniversary circuit parades and record ticket sales plus epic levels of very welcome entertainment for the whole family.
United Autosports are ready to head to Spa Francorchamps, for the fourth round of 2021 GT4 European Series. Next weekend’s races take the 2021 season over the halfway mark, with United Autosports lying second in the Silver Class Championship, only seven points behind the leaders.
The second half of the GT4 European Series season gets underway at Spa-Francorchamps this weekend (28 – 31 July) when a 41-car grid will contest a pair of one-hour races at the legendary venue in the Belgian Ardennes.
MIXED SECOND DTM WEEKEND AT THE LAUSITZRING WITH POINTS FOR MAXI BUHK AND MERCEDES-AMG MUCKE MOTORSPORT
The Space Drive Mercedes-AMG GT3 #18 of Mercedes-AMG Team Mücke Motorsport and Maximilian Buhk can score points again at the second race weekend of the DTM at the Lausitzring and crosses the finish line in 10th place in the first race and in 18th place in the second race on Sunday after a pit stop penalty.
KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) is set to take on the TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Spa with two Porsche 911 GT3 R on July 29 – August 1.
British racing driver Jordan Witt has confirmed a surprise mid-season switch to the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe from the next round of the championship this weekend at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium, moving across to the popular one-make category from the Fanatec GT2 European Series.
In the second event of the 2021 DTM, Mercedes-AMG Motorsport scores its first two wins in the still fresh season in the weekend’s two races. Philip Ellis (SUI) from Mercedes-AMG Team WINWARD secured victory in the first race at Lausitzring with a strong performance in the #57 Mercedes-AMG GT3. On Sunday, Mercedes-AMG Team HRT’s Maximilian Götz (GER) emulated this success by winning the second race.
PK Carsport by Heinz’s #81 Audi and True Racing’s #16 KTM shared the Fanatec GT2 European Series Pro-Am honours during an enthralling weekend of racing at Spa-Francorchamps on 24-25 July – the championship’s first visit to the iconic Belgium circuit.
Excitement swirled at the Lausitzring as the second weekend of the DTM season came to a close, with Liam Lawson’s Ferrari taking second place and Alex Albon’s eleventh.
ULRICH TAKES DOUBLE POLE, ROSINA AND GUELINCKX SPLIT PRO-AM HONOURS IN GT2 EUROPEAN SERIES SPA QUALIFYING
Christoph Ulrich put in a strong qualifying performance to take a double pole position in Am ahead of the penultimate rounds of the 2021 Fanatec GT2 European Series at Spa-Francorchamps tomorrow (25 July).
Liam Lawson’s second place and Alex Albon’s fifth in Race-1 of round two of the DTM at the Lausitzring were brilliant results given a Balance of Performance that reduced the power of AF Corse’s 488 GT3 Evo 2020.
Following a successful fourth-place finish at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen last month, Audi Sport Customer Racing team NTE Sport is back in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship next month for the IMSA SportsCar Weekend at Road America. The No. 42 Audi R8 LMS will be piloted by returning drivers Don Yount and JR Hildebrand.
After an extraordinary victorious debut at Monza, Ferrari is looking to repeat the feat in round two of the DTM season this weekend at the Lausitzring circuit. The Red Bull Alpha Tauri AF Corse team will represent the Prancing Horse on the track, with the two Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo 2020 ‘s driven by Liam Lawson, winner of Race-1 at Brianza, and Alex Albon.
United Autosports are delighted to confirm that team owners, Zak Brown and Richard Dean will enter the fourth round of the GT4 European Series at Spa Francorchamps, next weekend.
After the tragic flood disaster in the Eifel and the surrounding regions, the Nürburgring and its infrastructure will continue to be used by rescue services as a headquarters for coordinating relief efforts in the region until 8th August at the earliest. Under these circumstances, it is no longer to hold the fourth race weekend of the German GT Championship at the Nürburgring at the start of August, as was originally planned. An alternative date or venue are currently being assessed and will be announced shortly.
For Mercedes-AMG Motorsport, the 2021 TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Spa 2021 (29th July – 1st August) mark an extraordinary anniversary. Exactly 50 years ago, the long-standing brand from Affalterbach achieved its first major success in the Belgian endurance racing classic. In 1971, the Mercedes 300 SEL 6.8 AMG finished in second place overall and secured victory in its class. In this year’s edition, 13 Mercedes-AMG GT3s will be on the grid for the world’s biggest race exclusively for GT3 cars, two of them with extended support from Mercedes-AMG. As an homage to the “rote Sau”, as the Mercedes 300 SEL 6.8 AMG is colloquially known as well, the Mercedes-AMG Team HubAuto car with starting number 50 will be racing in the historic livery from the year 1971.
On Saturday 31 July, the world’s most competitive GT race will begin its 73rd edition. This year’s TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Spa will see nine brands represented on a 58-car grid, with each entrant vying to secure their place in history.
With 83 drivers titles won worldwide and 106 additional championship victories, the Audi R8 LMS is one of the most successful GT3 race cars. To ensure that this continues to be the case, Audi is presenting the evo II model. The revised mid-engine sports car is even more specifically tailored to the requirements of private customer teams, but the additional price is still moderate.
United Autosports are pleased to confirm that Duncan Tappy will join their Road to Le Mans team this year, racing alongside John Schauerman.
The iconic Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps is all set to play host to a pivotal weekend (23-25 July) as the inaugural Fanatec GT2 European Series title fight reaches fever pitch in the Ardennes Forest.