Team Parker Racing is very happy to announce that Ryan Ratcliffe will return to the team in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB for the 2022 season, ready to defend his Pro-Am championship title.
WILL OWEN TO RETURN TO UNITED AUTOSPORTS FOR 2022 FIA WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP AND ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA
United Autosports are thrilled to confirm that Will Owen will return to the team for the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship and the 2022 Rolex 24 At Daytona.
This season’s Joburg Kyalami 9 Hour will now take place on 3-5 February 2022 at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit.
United Autosports are pleased to confirm that Phil Hanson will join their IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship team for the IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup races in 2022.
Ferrari is pleased to announce a technical partnership agreement with ORECA for the assembly and after-sales services for the new GT3, which will begin track testing in early 2022. The agreement confirms the Prancing Horse’s long-term commitment to the major championships for Gran Turismo cars.
The FUJIMAKI GROUP FUJI GT 300km RACE, Round 8 (final race) of the 2021 AUTOBACS SUPER GT series, was held at the Fuji Speedway (one lap 4,563m×66 laps) in Shizuoka Prefecture on November 28 (Sun). In the GT500 class, the No. 36 au TOM’S GR Supra (Yuhi Sekiguchi/Sho Tsuboi) charged hard to the front from a 4th-position grid start to take a come-from-behind victory. In the GT300 class, the No. 60 SYNTIUM LMcorsa GR Supra GT (Hiroki Yoshimoto/Shunsuke Kohno) won the race. By finishing 3rd in this race, the No. 61 SUBARU BRZ R&D SPORT (Takuto Iguchi/Hideki Yamauchi) were able to win the first-ever series title for a SUBARU car in the GT300 class.
The qualifying for the FUJIMAKI GROUP FUJI GT 300km RACE the, 8th and final round of the 2021 AUTOBACS SUPER GT series, was held at the Fuji Speedway in Shizuoka Prefecture on November 27 (Sat). In the GT500 class, the pole position Yamashita in the No. 14 ENEOS X PRIME GR Supra (Kazuya Oshima/ /Kenta Yamashita) won his first pole position of the season by beating his own course record. In the GT300 class, Yamauchi in the No. 61 SUBARU BRZ R&D SPORT (Takuto Iguchi/Hideki Yamauchi) also won the class pole with a course record.
United Autosports are delighted to confirm they will return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for the four IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup races in 2022.
Silverstone’s Lap of Lights Christmas experience was officially opened this evening by the World Championship winning Mercedes-AMG Petronas W10 Formula 1 car driven by Anthony Davidson. The Mercedes-AMG Petronas team embraced the Christmas spirit and decorated the car in festive lights which caused quite a spectacle for those fans who were lucky enough to be at the preview event and included NHS and Emergency Service employees and their families as well as staff from Silverstone.
Rounds 4 and 5 will mark the last time the 991 Gen II Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car will take to the majestic curves of Mount Panorama as part of the Porsche Paynter Dixon Carrera Cup Australia Championship.
Max Vidau will join Tekworkx Motorsport for the Porsche Paynter Dixon Carrera Cup Australia races at the Repco Bathurst 1000, temporarily replacing Luke Youlden.
United Autosports are delighted to confirm that they will be making their return to the Gulf 12 Hours in January, with McLaren IndyCar drivers Pato O’Ward and Felix Rosenqvist joining team owners Zak Brown and Richard Dean behind the wheel of the #23 McLaren 570S.
Porsche Motorsport has announced the 12 finalists that will contest the Porsche Junior Shootout from the 23 to 25 November, in Aragon, Spain.
Despite facing a major setback following a crash in Race 1 of the Macau GT Cup, Darryl O’Young came through to win a brilliant Race 2 at the 68th Macau Grand Prix. The Hong Kong driver drove a patched up #95 Mercedes-AMG GT3, placing it perfectly at the start to take an early lead. He controlled the pace from there, not allowing any chasing cars to overtake, and see home a well-deserved victory.
Adam Smalley (20, Poulton-le-Fylde) has been announced as the Porsche Carrera Cup GB 2022 / 2023 Junior at the Porsche Motorsport GB ‘Night of Motorsport’ end of season awards. Smalley succeeds 2020 Porsche Carrera Cup GB champion Harry King in the role, following in the footsteps of former Juniors Dan Harper (2018 / 2019), Charlie Eastwood (2016 / 2017) and Josh Webster (2014 / 2015). All three took title honours before furthering their careers on the international motorsport stage.
It was a long Saturday at the 68th Macau Grand Prix. During the Warm Up session of the Macau GT Cup, an Audi car had a hefty impact with the barriers and the session was cut short. Following long delays due to barrier repair, the Macau GT Cup Race 1 started as the sun began to set. Darryl O’Young started in his #95 Mercedes-AMG GT3 from P2 and maintained his position at the race start. Halfway through the session, O’Young was caught unawares with a slippery surface and his car spiralled out of control, going straight into the barriers.
The line-up of official Ferrari Competizioni GT drivers has been enriched by the addition of promising newcomer Alessio Rovera, announced on the occasion of the Finali Mondiali at Mugello.
The Porsche Sprint Challenge North America by Yokohama moves into its second season with great momentum. The Porsche Motorsport Pyramid North America series will have access to the newest Porsche 911 GT3 Cup race car, the type 992, for its top class and a strong seven-race schedule developed to minimize conflicts with other major sports car racing events. In addition, Porsche Motorsport North America (PMNA) and the United States Auto Club (USAC) announce the formation of the Porsche Sprint Challenge USA West, a six-weekend season developed to provide race teams in the western United States and Canada a more geographically favourable travel schedule.
Darryl O’Young’s return to track at the 68th Macau Grand Prix kicked off with a stellar performance on the first day of the weekend. He was immediately up to the task, putting his #95 Mercedes-AMG GT3 at the top of the timesheets in the single Free Practice session on Friday afternoon. Having just gotten back to the racetrack, straight out of quarantine, O’Young took the first couple of laps to get acquainted to the New Mercedes-AMG GT3 driving for the first time on Avon tires. Following a brief red flag period, he rolled out of the pit lane and began to push the car to its limits around the Guia Circuit. In his 17th entry at the Macau Grand Prix, his experience and knowledge of the track shone through as he pulled clear of the field and set the fastest time of the session.