After 5 years, the Misano circuit will return to host the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe. The third of the six double rounds of the season will take place this weekend (June 23 and 24). After the Monza and Silverstone rounds, the continental series will be back in Italy to present another exciting challenge with a line-up of almost 50 cars and the absolute novelty of the two Saturday’s races taking place at night, in addition to an unusual subdivision that will group into a single line-up the AM and Lamborghini Cup classes and into a different one the PRO and PRO-AM categories.
The Pirelli World Challenge is halfway complete, and this weekend, the series journeys to Elkhart Lake Wisconsin for the Grand Prix of Road America. Flying Lizard Motorsports will return to the fan favorite track with its two full season Audi R8 LMS GT4 sports cars in addition to a third entry of a Porsche 911 GT3 R, driven by Flying Lizard customer Andy Wilzoch.
After making the switch to the Global Motorsports Group (GMG) race team just before the last event at Lime Rock Park, Jason Bell heads north to Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin for the next rounds of the 2018 Pirelli World Challenge program. Piloting an Audi R8 GT4 LMS, Bell will look to get back to his podium winning ways from the beginning of the season as he becomes more accustomed to his new outfit.
By PWC Series Staff Tight GT and GTS Overall Series Point Battles Highlight This Weekend In Pirelli World Challenge Doubleheader at Road America Vilander, Hargrove 2 points apart in GT; Sofronas, Aschenbach 12 in GTS ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Pirelli World Challenge GT and GTS Overall point battles have become extremely close with the North […]
Emil Frey Lexus Racing are looking to extend the run of success for the RC F GT3 with their debut appearance at the Misano circuit in Italy this weekend, contesting two Sprint Cup races in the Blancpain GT Series. With points scored at Silverstone and a sensational victory at the last meeting at Paul Ricard in France, the team are in second place in the overall championship and sixth in the Sprint Cup.
In 19 years of competing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Corvette Racing has experienced both disappointment and achievement. The constant in each case, though, is the drive of those on the program to give maximum effort each and every appearance.
Young open wheel pilot Gabby Chaves will make his return to IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar competition next weekend as he joins Mustang Sampling Racing for the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen. Chaves will team up with Filipe Albuquerque and Christian Fittipaldi in the No. 5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac Prototype as the team pursues a third consecutive victory in the prestigious event.
At the end of a strong race, Team No. 3 REBELLION Racing finishes third overall and first Team non-Hybrid. The REBELLION R-13 No. 1 finishes fourth overall.
Moving from its usual spot as the Blancpain GT Sports Club season-opener, the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli will welcome the grid for round three of the SRO Motorsports Group’s Bronze-only series.
While United Autosports recorded a fine LMP2 top-five in this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours that finished this afternoon (17 Jun) the Anglo-American team also endured massive disappointment. Having achieved an amazing fourth in class and sensational fifth overall on its twice-around-the-clock French race début last year, the Leeds-based outfit this time around took the chequered flag in fifth in LMP2 courtesy of Juan Pablo Montoya (COL)/Hugo De Sadeleer (CH)/Will Owen (US) who brought their Ligier JSP217 sports-prototype home ninth overall. But a podium for this car with less than two hours to run had looked a distinct possibility while the “sister” United Ligier of Filipe Albuquerque (POR)/Phil Hanson (GB)/Paul Di Resta (GB) had also seemed destined for a class podium too but crashed out of the race with less than five-hours remaining.
The Ginetta G60-LT-P1 LMP1 car made its competitive race debut at the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 June with the customer TRSM Racing team. With support from Ginetta factory engineers and technicians, the team celebrated taking the chequered flag in the most gruelling endurance race in the world.
Despite the Ligier JS P217s having clearly shown that they were back in the running for the podium during this 86th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, various incidents hindered the teams’ plans. The Ligier JS P217 has to content itself with a place in the top 5 of the LM P2 class […]
Joey Hand (US), Sébastien Bourdais (FRA) and Dirk Müller (GER), drivers of the #68 Ford GT who captured a victory here in 2016, returned to the podium with a strong, third-place finish in 86thrunning of the world’s toughest endurance sports car race.
Aston Martin Racing’s brand new Vantage GTE recorded a double-points finish on its Le Mans 24 Hours debut. Despite coming into the world’s most gruelling endurance race with only one competitive outing previously at Spa-Francorchamps, the two Vantage GTEs raced through the night with barely a hitch as the #95 car recorded its first top ten finish at the Circuit de la Sarthe.
RLR MSport resolutely pushed on through a troubled week in the 24 Hours of Le Mans-supporting Michelin Le Mans Cup ‘Road to Le Mans’ races at the iconic Circuit de la Sarthe (14-16 June).
It was a perfect weekend in southern China for Audi R8 LMS customers as they filled all six GT3 podium spots in rounds three and four of Circuit Hero at Zhuhai International Circuit. On Saturday, Adderly Fong of Zun Motorsport led home Julio Acosta of JY Racing and Max Wiser of Tianshi Racing Team (TSRT), only for Wiser to triumph ahead of Acosta and Fong in Sunday’s race. In the GTC class, there were yet more podiums for the Audi R8 LMS with TSRT’s David Chen and Zun Motorsport’s Shaun Thong twice climbing the steps in Zhuhai.