The Black Falcon Mercedes-AMG GT3 (#3, Yelmer Buurman / Mike Skeen / Scott Heckert / Bret Curtis) has taken victory at the 2018 Hankook 24H COTA USA, and PROsport Performance (#85, Charles Putman / Charles Espenlaub / Joe Foster / Adam Christodoulou) has secured the GT Championship of the Continents in the team’s debut A6 campaign with the Mercedes-AMG GT3.
In preparation for the FIA GT Nations Cup up-and-coming Belgian drivers Charles Weerts and Mike den Tandt got to know the Audi R8 LMS in Dubai and won the Gulf Sportscar Championship opening round in it.
The fifth meeting of the FIA Super Season WEC took place this weekend in Shanghai. For this last race of the year, Team REBELLION Racing was determined to make an impression. The three free practice sessions was the drivers’ opportunity to record as much information as possible for Sunday’s race. In the last session, both REBELLION R-13s achieved the two best times on the board. The highly competitive qualifying session in this LMP1 class, where the gaps have tightened thanks to the latest EoT review, allowed the R-13s to get the third and fifth fastest times of the session under bright sunshine (the meeting’s last one).
A truly memorable championship battle should always keep people guessing. In this respect, the 2018 Blancpain GT Series campaign was one to savour. With the final championship standings confirmed, we took the opportunity to speak with this season’s title-winning team managers..
Sant’Agata Bolognese/Rome, November 18, 2018 – Lamborghini held a great celebration at Vallelunga. On the Roman circuit, the 2018 season came to an end with the sixth edition of the World Final. With an exciting final sprint, Giacomo Altoè and Daniel Zampieri became world champions in the PRO class, with the Antonelli Motorsport team. Altoé […]
Sant’Agata Bolognese/Rome, November 17, 2018 – The sixth edition of the Lamborghini World Final kicked off today at Vallelunga and proclaimed the first four winners. All the best protagonists of the one-make series for the cars of the House of Sant’Agata Bolognese came back into action on the Roman track that until yesterday hosted the […]
Sant’Agata Bolognese/Rome, 17 November 2018 – During the 2018 World Finals, Lamborghini Squadra Corse unveils the Urus ST-X Concept, the racing version of the first Super SUV in the brand’s history. The vision is a car conceived for an innovative single-brand championship that combines race circuit and off-road track. The new format will debut in 2020 in Europe and the Middle East on specially prepared FIA-approved circuits, with an “arrive and drive” formula designed to offer driver-customers a complete package including car and technical support during the race weekends.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 15, 2018) – Trent Hindman in the No. 101 Wayne Taylor Racing, Lamborghini Paramus will lead the field for the first of the final two Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America races of the season at Vallelunga Circuit outside of Rome, Italy.
Sant’Agata Bolognese/Rome, 15 November 2018 – The 2019 season of Lamborghini Super Trofeo, the one-make championship that once again next year will run on three different continents, kicks off in February in Dubai. The new season brings lots of news, with a new format for the Middle East and new circuits to enrich the calendars of the Super Trofeo Asia, Europe and North America.
Aston Martin Racing is looking to end 2018 on a high in this weekend’s Chinese round of the FIA World Endurance Championship – the last competitive outing for the Aston Martin Vantage GTE this year.
Nissan’s Super GT aces will turn their attention to the 2018 NISMO Festival after completing the final round of the 2018 Super GT Championship at Twin Ring Motegi.
Nissan customer team KCMG will contest this weekend’s FIA GT World Cup with a trio of Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 entries for Tsugio Matsuda, Alex Imperatori and Oliver Jarvis.
For the entirety of its 20-year run, Corvette Racing has shown itself to be one of sports car racing’s premier programs. The team hopes again to prove its mettle in a completely new environment this weekend.
Audi Sport customer racing in 2019 will again contest two ambitious worldwide programs in GT3 and in touring car racing.
The 2018 season draws to a close for the BMW M6 GT3 with a genuine highlight this weekend, as BMW Team Schnitzer lines up at the FIA GT World Cup, which forms part of the Macau Grand Prix (CHN). BMW works driver Augusto Farfus (BRA) will be at the wheel of the number 42 car. The Brazilian and the team from Freilassing (GER) will be supported by Shell, Premium Technology Partner of BMW M Motorsport, at the iconic Guia Circuit. It is also set to be a special race weekend for team principal Charly Lamm (GER): he will take responsibility for the BMW M6 GT3 from the pit wall for the final time.
The Porsche GT Team tackles round five of the 2018/2019 FIA WEC Super Season with great confidence. At the six-hour race in Shanghai (China) on 18 November, the factory squad from Weissach aims to notch up another success with two ca. 510 hp 911 RSR. Thanks to a victory at the last race in Fuji (Japan) to conclude the first half of the season, Porsche has consolidated its lead in the GTE-Pro class of the World Sports Car Championship. Porsche is now eager to extend this advantage over the competition from Ferrari, BMW, Aston Martin and Ford at the last race of the 2018 year. Moreover, three customer teams fight for points towards the GTE-Am class with four additional Porsche 911 RSR.
Audi Sport customer racing Asia has announced a ten-race, four-nation calendar for the eighth season of the Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup in 2019. The Asia-based competition will retain its successful all-privateer format with a strong focus on driver development, professional mentoring and a swathe of unique, money-can’t-buy benefits.