B-Quik Racing Co. Ltd. TM (“B-Quik Racing”) will contest the first two rounds of Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia 2019 with our soon-to-be-delivered new Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo. Henk Kiks and Daniel Bilski will share driving duties for both events.
SPS Automotive Performance have announced today that it will run two Mercedes AMG GT3 in the 2019 International GT Open. Miguel Ramos and Fabrizio Crestani will join Valentin Pierburg and Tom Onslow-Cole.
Spaniard Pujeu will contest the 2019 GT Open Cup season with an all-new Teo Martín Motorsport-entered McLaren 570S GT4. Teo Martín’s outfit is currently part of the McLaren’s Driver Development Program. Pujeu will race on iconic race tracks such as Monza, Spa-Francorchamps or Silverstone..
Upcoming sportscar ace Ollie Wilkinson will return to International GT Open with Optimum Motorsport this year, mounting a full season campaign in the all-new My Possible Self sponsored Aston Martin Vantage GT3 alongside experienced sportscar champion Bradley Ellis.
In 2019 the Blancpain GT Series will visit some of Europe’s premier motorsport venues, contesting a 10-round championship split equally between the Endurance Cup and Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe.
Nissan e.dams today began its preparations for the next round of the ABB FIA Formula E championship in Hong Kong with the final day of season five in-season testing at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez.
Hat-trick for Audi: For the third time in a row, the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team has won the E-Prix in Mexico City. In front of packed grandstands at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez circuit, Audi driver Lucas di Grassi notched up his ninth Formula E victory with a spectacular photo finish after a breathtaking maneuver in the last second.
António Félix da Costa (POR) finished a turbulent Mexico City E-Prix (MEX), the fourth race of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship season, in second place, to take his second podium of the season after his win in Ad Diriyah (KSA). In the dramatic final stage of the race, the BMW works driver benefitted from strong energy management and moved up from fifth to a podium spot on the final lap. Through no fault of his own, Alexander Sims (GBR) was involved in an accident, which resulted in the race being interrupted, and finished the race in 14th place.
Katherine Legge started on pole position, with team mate Bryan Sellers alongside in second, round one winner, Simon Evans of Team Asia New Zealand starting in third and Jaguar VIP driver, Salvador Duran starting on the grid in fourth.
Nissan showcased the performance side of Nissan Intelligent Mobility in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in Mexico City this weekend.
Nelson Piquet Jnr endured a dramatic crash in the fourth race of the 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E season in Mexico City but stepped out his Jaguar I-PACE 3 unharmed. Mitch Evans brought his racecar over the line in seventh for a six-point finish for Panasonic Jaguar Racing.
The first round of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East 2019 concluded with a complete triumph for the Target Racing team. Timur Boguslavskiy and Frederik Schandorff won the three races held at the Dubai Autodrome, so they are comfortably leading in the overall standings as they prepare for the second and conclusive weekend in Abu Dhabi (22 and 23 February).
One11 (“one-eleven”) Competition will stage a two-car campaign with a pair of Ferrari 488 GT3 entries in the 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge America.
The Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East event was inaugurated in Dubai by a brilliant victory on the parts of Timur Boguslavskiy and Frederik Schandorff at the wheel of the Huracán Super Trofeo Evo no. 9 of the Target Racing team.
HubAuto Corsa has unveiled a new-look driver line-up for this year’s Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia campaign after confirming at least one of its Ferrari 488 GT3s will return to the championship.
Aston Martin has agreed an important new long-term partnership with the D’station Racing AMR team, signalling a high-profile return to the Japanese Super GT Championship for the British luxury sportscar manufacturer in 2019.
Montaplast by Land-Motorsport have big ambitions for the start of their fourth season in the ADAC GT Masters and hope to again play an important role in the title fight with their newly formed squad of drivers – 2016 champion Christopher Mies (29, DEU) will line up for the first time with Max Hofer (19, A) while Ricardo Feller (18, CH) and Dries Vanthoor (20, B) will drive the team’s second Audi R8 LMS. The Super Sports Car League season will get underway in the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben, 26th – 28th April.
New format and record attendance for the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East, which for the third year provides the season-opener for the Sant’Agata Bolognese constructor’s one-make championship, now reaching its eleventh edition. Two rounds, with race weekends organised around three races each, with 20 Huracán Super Trofeo Evo cars lining up on the starting grid. What’s more, for the first time the winners of each class will automatically progress to the World Final, to be held on the Jerez de la Frontera circuit in Spain on 26 and 27 October.