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NIEDERHAUSER AND VAN DER LINDE ON WINNING THE ADAC GT MASTERS TITLE

Kelvin van der Linde (23, ZA) and Patric Niederhauser (27, CH, both HCB-Rutronik Racing) had a peach of a season on the way to taking the ADAC GT Masters championship title with three pole positions, three wins and ten finishes in the Top Four in 14 races. In interview with the ‘grand masters’, the two Audi drivers talk about the secret of their success, the highs and lows and tell us whether they will defend the title together in 2020.

LAMBORGHINI ANNOUNCES 2020 SUPER TROFEO CALENDARS AND EXTENDS PARTNERSHIP WITH SRO

Three continental championships on sixteen different circuits in Asia, Europe and North America, for a total of thirty-six races. While awaiting the 2019 World Final in Jerez (24-27 October), the calendars for the 2020 Lamborghini Super Trofeo are presented with some big news along with some welcome returns to the championship’s origins. It all begins with the announcement about Misano Adriatico, which for the first time will host the grand finale of the Sant’Agata Bolognese sporting season. Both the Asian and European championships will once again be combined with the GT World Challenge championships organized by SRO, with whom Automobili Lamborghini has renewed its partnership for the 2021 and 2022 seasons as well.

HEINRICHER RACING COMPLETES HISTORIC FIRST IMSA WEATHERTECH SEASON

The Motul Petit Le Mans marked the finale of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season for the all-female Heinricher Racing squad of Katherine Legge, Bia Figueiredo, Christina Nielsen and Simona De Silvestro—the first all-female driving team to compete for a full season in the 50 years of IMSA competition. Legge, Figueiredo and Nielsen drove the No. 57 Caterpillar Acura NSX GT3 in the 10-hour classic, finishing seventh.

MERCEDES-AMG TEAM CRAFT-BAMBOO RACING CONFIRMS 2-CAR ENTRY FOR THE 2019 FIA GT WORLD CUP

Mercedes-AMG Team Craft-Bamboo Racing confirms a 2-car entry for the 2019 FIA GT World Cup as part of the 66th Macau Grand Prix. The Official Performance Team of Mercedes-AMG will field two Mercedes-AMG GT3s at this prestigious and world renowned event at the Guia Street Circuit in Macau, one driven by Swiss GT star Edoardo Mortara, and the other by Belgium’s rising young gun Alessio Picariello. Title sponsors and liveries for the #77 and #88 Mercedes-AMG GT3 entries will be announced in the coming weeks.

LAMBORGHINI CELEBRATES PERFECT YEAR WINNING IMSA GTD CONSTRUCTOR TITLE AND GT OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP

Emil Frey Racing ensured Lamborghini tasted yet more GT3 success in 2019, as Giacomo Altoè and Albert Costa clinched the International GT Open championship title in the final round of the season at Monza. Meanwhile a late-race charge by Paul Miller Racing’s Bryan Sellers has clinched the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Daytona manufacturer’s championship for Lamborghini at Petit Le Mans.

PORSCHE CARRERA CUP GB CHAMPIONS TAKE VICTORY AT THRILLING SEASON FINALE

The final two races of Porsche Carrera Cup GB, the fastest single marque GT racing championship in the UK, saw victories for 2014 champion and former Porsche GB Scholar Josh Webster (Team Parker Racing), and 2019 champion and Porsche GB 2018 / 2019 Junior Dan Harper (JTR). Mixed weather conditions across the weekend made the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit more challenging than usual for the 22 car grid, delivering close racing with plenty of nail-biting excitement and overtaking.

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