Following a second place finish last month at the Long Beach Grand Prix, Tequila Patrón ESM will travel to Lexington, Ohio this weekend for the next round in the IMSA WeatherTech series, the Acura SportsCar Challenge at Mid-Ohio SportsCar Course. The No. 2 Nissan Onroak DPi and the No. 22 Nissan Onroak DPi have each celebrated podium finishes in the last two races, and will look to carry that momentum into round four of the championship.
The inaugural Suzuka 10 Hours will include a GT3 supercar parade through the city centre on August 23 ahead of Asia’s Intercontinental GT Challenge round.
The first three races of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship have reinforced one thing about racing in the Prototype class: competition is really tough.
Jerseyman Jack Butel made a strong start to his UK LMP3 Cup assault at the weekend (21/22 April). The Channel Islander got behind the wheel of the Speedworks Ligier JS P3 LMP3 at Donington Park for two, one-hour long races. Butel was joined by new teammate Dominic Paul and pair notched up seventh and fifth … Continue reading → ...
Kris Wright made a statement at Barber Motorsports Park – he is a title contender in the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda championship.
Three A6-Am runners head the field at the first-ever Hankook 12H NAVARRA, as the Car Collection Motorsport Audi R8 LMS (#34, Gustav Edelhoff / Elmar Grimm / Max Edelhoff) leads the PROsport Performance Mercedes-AMG GT3 (#85, Charles Putman / Charles Espenlaub / Joe Foster) and the Swiss Team Mercedes-AMG GT3 (#15, Roberto Pampanini / Christoph Lenz / Mauro Calamia) after a dramatic opening three hours in northern Spain.
The Hofor-Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 (#1, Michael Kroll / Chantal Kroll / Roland Eggimann / Kenneth Heyer / Christiaan Frankenhout) has taken an astonishing pole position for the first ever Hankook 12H NAVARRA. Christiaan Frankenhout set the three fastest laps of the session, but lapped the 3.933 km Circuito de Navarra in 1m 39.161s to take the first A6-Am outright pole position of the 2018 24H SERIES powered by Hankook.
Spaniard Isaac Tutumlu will take part in second European 24H GT Series race, which is to be held at the Circuito de Navarra in Los Arcos. Tutumlu will team up with Aly Çapan, Peter Schmidt and Dirg Parhofer in a Car Collection Motorsport-entered Audi R8 LMS. The 12-hour race starts at noon and ends at … Continue reading → ...
Will Owen and United Autosports achieved their first top-ten finish of the 2018 European Le Mans Series over the weekend during the 4 Hours of Castellet where they placed 9th out of the 18 total entries in the LMP2 category.
rench Team TDS Racing has entered the 2018/2019FIA WEC Super Season as well as three European Le Mans Series races in 2018. For this reason, the team was present at Le Castellet for the last ten days, first of all to meet all the WEC competitors during the Prologue and then for the ELMS season launch test. During four full days of hard testing, François Perrodo, Loïc Duval and Matthieu Vaxivière worked on the car’s setting and the team was ready to start their 2018 race season.
OUTSTANDING OPENING ROUND LMGTE VICTORY FOR MACDOWALL ON EUROPEAN LE MANS SERIES RETURN AT PAUL RICARD
British racer Alex MacDowall produced an absolutely sensational performance on his return to the European Le Mans Series at Paul Ricard in France on Sunday, 15th April, and played a pivotal role in securing LMGTE class victory for reigning champions JMW Motorsport in the first race of 2018.
RLR MSport raced to a flawless and controlled victory in the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) 4 Hours of Le Castellet at Circuit Paul Ricard (Sunday 15 April).
The No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R of drivers Felipe Nasr (BRA) and Eric Curran (USA) showed impressive race pace on Saturday but saw the chances of victory evaporate after contact from a competitor late in the race.
Strong strategy, fast pit stops, and commanding passes from the Tequila Patrón ESM squad earned the team a second place finish Saturday afternoon at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s BUBBA burger SportsCar Grand Prix at Long Beach. Scott Sharp and Ryan Dalziel piloted the Nissan Onroak DPi to a second place finish, earning the No. 2 car’s first podium of the 2018 season.
A Cadillac DPi-V.R. won Saturday’s BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach, but it wasn’t the one fans may have expected coming into the weekend.
BMW is once again represented with a strong contingent at this year’s Nürburgring 24 Hours (GER). The majority of those alternating at the wheel of the two BMW M6 GT3s fielded by ROWE Racing, with works support from BMW Motorsport, will be drivers from the GT works programmes in the FIA World Endurance Championship and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. A total of five BMW M6 GT3s will line up in the “Green Hell”. As well as ROWE Racing, FALKEN Motorsports will also run one car, while Walkenhorst Motorsport fields two BMW M6 GT3s. Among those in action at the wheel of the car in the livery of Premium Technology Partner Shell will be Augusto Farfus (BRA).
The streets of Long Beach California come alive for this weekend’s BUBBA burger SportsCar Grand Prix at Long Beach as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship begins the first of three consecutive sprint races on the 2018 calendar. Twelve Hours of Sebring race winners and Round 2 champions of the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup, Tequila Patrón ESM is ready to get back on track for Round 3 of the IMSA Championship.
Action in the 24H GT SERIES powered by Hankook continues with the inaugural Hankook 12H NAVARRA (20-22 April, 2018). Opened in 2010, the ‘Circuito de Navarra’ in Los Arcos in the Spanish Navarra region is a new venue for the CREVENTIC SERIES powered by Hankook. For the Hankook 12H NAVARRA, running from noon till midnight on Sunday, 22 April, over 20 GT3, GT4, silhouette cars, specials and Porsche Cup cars are expected on the grid. The Hankook 12H NAVARRA is the second round of the European Championship in the 24H GT SERIES powered by Hankook.
Since the Total 24 Hours of Spa became a GT contest at the beginning of this century, organisers SRO Motorsports Group have reserved a place for Belgian teams and drivers wishing to compete in what is effectively the country’s most popular race. Enter ‘Groupe National’.
This weekend will see the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship make the rapid transition from the second longest race of the year (Sebring 12 Hour) to the shortest one as the series heads to Long Beach for the 100-minute BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach.