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NINE PORSCHE 911 GT3 R TACKLE THE WORLD’S MOST IMPORTANT GT3 RACE

Porsche and its international customer teams take on the Spa 24-hour race with an impressive fleet of 911 GT3 R. A total of nine GT3 racing cars from Weissach will tackle the event at Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium) on 27/28 July, six of them in the GTE-Pro class. The tradition-steeped event in the Ardennes counts towards the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup and is also round three of the Intercontinental GT Challenge. The customer squad ROWE Racing fields three Porsche 911 GT3 R with nine drivers from the factory squad of the Stuttgart sports car manufacturer. KÜS Team75 Bernhard, GPX Racing and Dinamic Motorsport also campaign a 500+hp Porsche 911 each in the top category.

ACE1 VILLORBA CORSE SHINES IN ELMS DEBUT IN BARCELONA

First take is good for the new endurance project of ACE1 Villorba Corse team, which made its debut last weekend in the 4 Hours of Barcelona on the Catalan circuit of Montmelò, immediately taking the first point finish in an international championship as the European Le Mans Series. Authors of a consistent race without any errors neither on the track nor in the pits, the team led by Raimondo Amadio and the crew formed by the Japanese driver Yuki Harata and Italians Alessandro Bressan and Gabriele Lancieri clinched a precious ninth place in the LMP3 category with their Ligier JS P3 Nissan prototype.

UNITED AUTOSPORTS CELEBRATES 300th RACE WITH AMAZING 154th PODIUM FINISH

United Autosports celebrated its 300th race in great style when Garett Grist/Tommy Erdos/Wayne Boyd recorded the Anglo-American team’s 154th podium finish in the team’s 10-year history in Spain last night. Competing in the third round of the European Le Mans Series, Grist/Erdos/Boyd scored a well-deserved LMP3 third place at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, the four-hour race run in the evening for the very first time in the championship’s history.

FERRARI TAKES THE TOP FOUR IN LMGTE AT THE 4 HOURS OF BARCELONA

Four Ferrari crews occupied the first four places in the LMGTE class at the close of the 4 Hours of Barcelona. A noteworthy final balance sheet for the third round of the European Le Mans Series, held today in Spain, which for the first time in its history, was played out under artificial light. The spoils, for the second time this season, went to the 488 GTE crew of Luzich Racing with Alessandro Pier Guidi, Fabien Lavergne and Nicklas Nielsen who, thanks to today’s result, become the new overall leaders.

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