Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific celebrated its third anniversary yesterday, marking three years since it was founded to cater to Asia’s growing presence in global motorsport.
New outfit joins ADAC GT Masters. After enjoying a very promising outing as guest entrants last year at Hockenheim, SSR Performance are set to contest their first full season in this year’s Super Sports Car League. During a session of the online live broadcast, PS on Air – The Ravenol ADAC GT Masters talk show, the Munich-based team introduced their very experienced driver pairing – last year’s championship runner-up, Christian Engelhart (33, GER), plus Michael Ammermüller (34, GER) – and talked about the eye-catching livery of their Porsche 911 GT3 R.
GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS organisers, SRO Motorsports Group, have made further changes to this year’s calendar in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The ongoing Corona crisis has meant that the ADAC GT Masters has had to restructure its race calendar for the 2020 season. The first of seven race weekends remaining on the 2020 schedule will take place from 31st July to 2nd August at Autodrom Most in the Czech Republic. Should racing not prove possible there due to government rules and regulations or travel restrictions still in force, then the ADAC GT Masters will head to the Lausitzring as an alternative venue for those dates. Tickets already purchased remain valid for rescheduled events.
IMSA today announced changes to the 2020 Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America series schedule due to continuing effects of the COVID-19 outbreak.
In view of the worldwide health crisis due to the Covid-19, the Ligier European Series had to reschedule its calendar. But on the programme, there are still five Heats and still the same circuits.
One of the world’s premier motorsport championships, the NTT IndyCar Series, joins the Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on October 3/4.
With increased interest in Australian GT from teams contesting ‘endurance’ style sports cars, the category administrators have moved to confirm details of the ‘Invitational’ division that will be open to cars that fit outside the existing Australian GT Trophy Series regulations specific to GT3 and one-make production sports cars (Trofeo Challenge).
Following the launch of the new Mercedes-AMG GT3, Mercedes-AMG presents the further development of its globally successful GT4 model for the tenth anniversary season of its Customer Racing Programme. The new Mercedes-AMG GT4 (model year 2020) features new design characteristics and technical optimisations that, among others, enhance the endurance racing performance. Thanks to improved engine and brake cooling, the new Mercedes-AMG GT4 is also able to reliably bring its top performance to the track in extremely hot conditions. Once the homologation has been completed, the first examples of the new model will be delivered in March, 2020.
The first round of the Ferrari Challenge Europe, due to take place at Mugello from 3 to 5 April, has been postponed to a date to be communicated.
RATON RACING RETURNS TO THE GT WORLD CHALLENGE EUROPE FIELDING A LAMBORGHINI FOR LENZ, RAMOS AND COSTANTINI
Team Raton Racing returns to one of the most prestigious Gran Turismo series announcing a partially new trio for the 2020 Endurance season of GT World Challenge Europe.
Continuity is key for Nielsen Racing as they prepare for the European season of racing ahead in both the European Le Mans Series and Michelin Le Mans Cup.
A last minute decision to employ the services of a former Australian GT race winner and mid race misfortune for points leader Matt Stoupas, has handed KFC Audi R8 campaigner Gary Higgon the round win of the second event on the 2020 Australian GT Trophy Series calendar at Sydney Motorsport Park after two spirited 60-minute races across the weekend.
The latest EFP Car Collection by TECE signing is a high-profile name in the sport. Former F1 driver Markus Winkelhock (39, GER) has been recruited to strengthen the team’s challenge in the 2020 ADAC GT Masters. The Audi sports driver will share an Audi R8 LMS with Florian Spengler (32, GER). Elia Erhart (31, GER) and Pierre Kaffer (43, GER) will again drive the sister car. The 14th season of the ADAC GT Masters gets underway at Oschersleben on the weekend of 24th – 26th April.
R-Motorsport will break new ground this season. The team, based in Niederwil, Switzerland, are now extending their range of motor racing activities to include the GT4 European Series and have just announced the names of their first drivers for this debut season – Seb Perez and George Gamble.
Due to on-going concerns in Italy, the inaugural Hankook 12H MONZA, scheduled to take place on 27-28 March, has been postponed by mutual agreement of the management team at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza and Dutch promoter CREVENTIC, the organising body behind the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook.
B-Quik Absolute Racing is pleased to announce that Sandy Kraokaew Stuvik will continue with the team for a second season in Thailand Super Series and will be aiming to defend his Super Car GT3 Driver’s Champion crown.
One of the most successful teams ever to compete in the ADAC GT Masters is returning to the Super Sports Car League. Schubert Motorsport will field two BMW M6 GT3s as they stage their comeback. The first car will be driven by DTM race winner, Joel Eriksson (21, SWE) and Aidan Read (21, AUS) while Henric Skoog (23, SWE), BMW works driver Erik Johansson (23, SWE) and Nick Yelloly (29, GB) will share the drive in the team’s second car. The ADAC GT Masters will get its season under way on the weekend of 26th-28th April at Oschersleben which is Schubert Motorsport’s home circuit.
After the eventful Mexico City E-Prix with its highs and lows, the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team will be chasing points once again in the 2019/2020 ABB FIA Formula E Championship in Morocco. Porsche’s first pole position in fully-electric motorsport at the last E-Prix sees the team optimistic as it heads to the Marrakesh E-Prix.