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PORSCHE AIMS TO REPEAT LAST YEARS HISTORIC IMSA WIN AT LIME ROCK PARK

The Porsche GT Team tackles round seven of the IMSA SportsCar Championship at Lime Rock Park on 21 July with two 911 RSR. The Porsche customer team Wright Motorsports fields two 911 GT3 R racers. The race in the idyllic rural region of the US state of Connecticut, at which Porsche celebrated the historic maiden victory with the new 911 RSR last year, offers two unique features: at a length of just 2.414 kilometres, the course is the shortest on the championship calendar. Given that only the GTLM and GTD classes compete at Lime Rock, overall victory will definitely go to a GT car. With 18 victories, Porsche is the most successful manufacturer in the history of this race.

ESM AND IMSA STATEMENTS

This morning, Tequila Patrón announced its departure from the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, both as a team sponsor and a series sponsor, following the conclusion of the 2018 season. We at Extreme Speed Motorsports would like to thank Patrón Spirits CEO Ed Brown and the iconic brand for their support of our team and their investment in sports car racing over the years.

MS&AD ANDRETTI FORMULA E ENDS ITS FOURTH SEASON IN THE FIA FORMULA E CHAMPIONSHIP IN NEW YORK

Season 4 of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship ended with two races in New York City (USA). The MS&AD Andretti Formula E Team narrowly missed out on points in the finale at the Qatar Airways New York City E-Prix. Stéphane Sarrazin (FRA) finished Sunday’s race in twelfth place having finished in the same position on Saturday. BMW works driver António Félix da Costa (POR) crossed the finish line in eleventh and 15th. On Sunday, after a strong pursuit had moved him up into the points, a penalty awarded for causing a collision saw him pushed down the field.

AUDI SPORT ABT SCHAEFFLER IS FORMULA E CHAMPION

Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler secured the title in the teams’ classification with impressive comeback drives in the season finale. Four podium positons during the weekend, including a one-two finish and 78 of a maximum of 94 possible points, turned a near unassailable deficit of 33 points before the final weekend into a 2-point advantage. Heart-stopping […]

PODIUM FOR PHOENIX RACING ASIA AT SUPER TAIKYU SERIES

Phoenix Racing Asia scored a podium finish in the five-hour Super Taikyu race at the stunning Autopolis Circuit in Japan. The race, held at over 3,000 metres above sea-level on the mountain-top circuit, marked the fourth stop of the 2018 Super Taikyu season, with the #82 Audi R8 LMS GT3 of Alex Au, Audi Sport customer racing Asia driver pool member Shaun Thong and three-time Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup champion Alex Yoong taking third overall for their second series podium of the year.