K-PAX Racing captured both poles Friday for Rounds 13 & 14 of Blancpain GT World Challenge America action at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The team’s No. 9 Bentley Continental GT3, manned by Álvaro Parente and Andy Soucek, took center stage in each group and added to its qualifying success through the 2019 season.
Jan Magnussen will explore new driving opportunities for 2020 away from Corvette Racing.
Britain’s Phil Hanson is aiming to bring down the curtain on his 2019 European Le Mans Series campaign in style. The 20-year-old won the corresponding four-hour race at Portimão in Portugal for United Autosports with co-driver Filipe Abuquerque last year and is determined for further success this time around on 27 October.
K-PAX Racing will make its final grand entrance of the 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge America season October 18-20 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. There, the team will make its last push for multiple championships that are still in play.
The Audi R8 LMS GT4 will make its Macau Grand Prix debut in the hands of Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup driver Alex Au and Grid Motorsport. The entry ensures that three Audi Sport customer racing products, the Audi R8 LMS GT3, R8 LMS GT4 and the RS 3 LMS, will be fielded together at the world-renowned Asian showpiece for the very first time this November.
Kelvin van der Linde (23, ZA) and Patric Niederhauser (27, CH, both HCB-Rutronik Racing) had a peach of a season on the way to taking the ADAC GT Masters championship title with three pole positions, three wins and ten finishes in the Top Four in 14 races. In interview with the ‘grand masters’, the two Audi drivers talk about the secret of their success, the highs and lows and tell us whether they will defend the title together in 2020.
Three continental championships on sixteen different circuits in Asia, Europe and North America, for a total of thirty-six races. While awaiting the 2019 World Final in Jerez (24-27 October), the calendars for the 2020 Lamborghini Super Trofeo are presented with some big news along with some welcome returns to the championship’s origins. It all begins with the announcement about Misano Adriatico, which for the first time will host the grand finale of the Sant’Agata Bolognese sporting season. Both the Asian and European championships will once again be combined with the GT World Challenge championships organized by SRO, with whom Automobili Lamborghini has renewed its partnership for the 2021 and 2022 seasons as well.
The Motul Petit Le Mans marked the finale of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season for the all-female Heinricher Racing squad of Katherine Legge, Bia Figueiredo, Christina Nielsen and Simona De Silvestro—the first all-female driving team to compete for a full season in the 50 years of IMSA competition. Legge, Figueiredo and Nielsen drove the No. 57 Caterpillar Acura NSX GT3 in the 10-hour classic, finishing seventh.
Mercedes-AMG Team Craft-Bamboo Racing confirms a 2-car entry for the 2019 FIA GT World Cup as part of the 66th Macau Grand Prix. The Official Performance Team of Mercedes-AMG will field two Mercedes-AMG GT3s at this prestigious and world renowned event at the Guia Street Circuit in Macau, one driven by Swiss GT star Edoardo Mortara, and the other by Belgium’s rising young gun Alessio Picariello. Title sponsors and liveries for the #77 and #88 Mercedes-AMG GT3 entries will be announced in the coming weeks.
PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports won the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship title in the LMP2 category at the 22nd annual Motul Petit Le Mans, after being forced to retire at the halfway point of the event.
Will Owen finished in 10th place with Juncos Racing after a power steering issue at the Motul Petit Le Mans, the final round of the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
Lexus and AIM VASSER SULLIVAN (AVS) concluded their first season together racing two RC F GT3 entries in Saturday’s Petit Le Mans at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. The AVS Lexus RC F GT3 entries combined to earn two wins, five podiums, nine top-fives and 16 top-10 results during the 2019 IMSA season.
B-Quik Racing will head for the final round of Thailand Super Series (TSS) 2019 with a significantly strengthened line up as we add a third Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo to our roster, which will be driven on the occasion by Rio Haryanto and Andrew Haryanto.
Ollie Wilkinson and co-driver, Aston Martin Racing works driver, Darren Turner, wrapped up their 2019 GT Open campaign with arguably their hardest-fought podium of the season, taking a triumphant third at Monza.
Emil Frey Racing ensured Lamborghini tasted yet more GT3 success in 2019, as Giacomo Altoè and Albert Costa clinched the International GT Open championship title in the final round of the season at Monza. Meanwhile a late-race charge by Paul Miller Racing’s Bryan Sellers has clinched the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Daytona manufacturer’s championship for Lamborghini at Petit Le Mans.
The final two races of Porsche Carrera Cup GB, the fastest single marque GT racing championship in the UK, saw victories for 2014 champion and former Porsche GB Scholar Josh Webster (Team Parker Racing), and 2019 champion and Porsche GB 2018 / 2019 Junior Dan Harper (JTR). Mixed weather conditions across the weekend made the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit more challenging than usual for the 22 car grid, delivering close racing with plenty of nail-biting excitement and overtaking.
A late-race charge by Paul Miller Racing’s Bryan Sellers has clinched the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Daytona manufacturer’s championship for Lamborghini.
The Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R won the season ending round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Motul Petit Le Mans from pole position today at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.