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RICKY COLLARD WILL LINE UP AS NEW DRIVER FOR R-MOTORSPORT IN ABU DHABI

Season finale under the floodlights at the Yas Marina Circuit. R-Motorsport have secured the services of Ricky Collard for their last endurance race of the year, the Gulf 12 Hours in Abu Dhabi. The 22 year-old British driver will race with the Swiss team for the first time on Yas Island, sharing the cockpit with Jake Dennis and Marvin Kirchhöfer as the team’s new Aston Martin Vantage V8 GT3 makes its debut.

GREEN LIGHT FOR A NEW CHALLENGE: BMW i ANDRETTI MOTORSPORT ENTERS ITS FIRST FORMULA E SEASON

Next Saturday, the Ad Diriyah E-Prix (KSA) kicks off the fifth season of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. It also marks the first race appearance for the BMW i Andretti Motorsport team and the BMW iFE.18 race car with its BMW i powertrain. Two BMW works drivers, Alexander Sims (GBR) and António Félix da Costa (POR), will be the drivers. Sims is set to contest his first Formula E season, while Félix da Costa will enter his fifth year in the first race series for fully-electric single-seater cars. Once again in Season 5 BMW i, as “Official Vehicle Partner” of Formula E, will provide the safety car fleet for all races.

RYAN HARDWICK JOINS IMSA CHAMPIONS PAUL MILLER RACING

A new season for IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship begins in January and Paul Miller Racing, the reigning GTD class champions, will return to the series in 2019 to defend their title. Champion Bryan Sellers will return for his fourth year with the team, to be joined by 2018 Lamborghini Super Trofeo North American and World Champion Ryan Hardwick. Corey Lewis, also a 2018 Lamborghini Super Trofeo North American Champion, will reprise his role at the team as an endurance driver in the Michelin Endurance Cup.

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