As the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge officially hits the midway point of the 2018 season, TeamTGM will continue to focus on making a run for the championship as the series stages Round 6 at Lime Rock Park for the Lime Rock Park 120 this Saturday.
The Blancpain GT Sports Club field is back in action this weekend, with the inaugural SRO Speedweek at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps playing host to round four of the 2018 championship (21-22 July).
With an win and a third place, Team TruSpeed AutoSport showed its strongest performance so far in North America while Audi Sport Italia claimed a fourth podium finish in its local championship with the Audi R8 LMS.
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.
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.
DS Virgin Racing rounded out their best ever season during today’s final Formula E race in New York City, securing third place in both the teams’ and the drivers’ championship.
Panasonic Jaguar Racing finished their second season in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship with a double points finish reinforcing the team’s development since joining the series.
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 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 […]
Kiwi Jono Lester helped his Vattana Motorsport team into the lead of the Thailand Super Series points chase with another victory on the streets of Bangsaen over the weekend, at the annual Bangsaen Grand Prix street race.
Team Panoz Racing enjoyed a very successful race weekend at Portland International Raceway. Ian James was joined by Mathew Keegan in the #50 Panoz Avezzano with Preston Calvert in the #51, both competing in rounds seven and eight of the GTS Sprint-X Championship and both cars achieving wins..
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.
Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler put itself in a significantly better position in the battle for the title in the teams’ classification of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship with a commanding one-two finish. The championship will be decided in the twelfth and final race of the season on Sunday. Stunning backdrop for a stunning final: […]
Pirelli World Challenge President and CEO Greg Gill presented teams with the expanded 2019 program and race formats.
Panasonic Jaguar Racing look forward to the final race of the 2017/18 ABB FIA Formula E championship determined to turn the team’s potential into a strong end of season performance.