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LAMBORGHINI ONE-TWO SECURES GOLD AND SILVER MEDALS AT INAUGURAL FIA MOTORSPORT GAMES

Lamborghini secured the gold and silver medals in the GT Cup category of the inaugural FIA Motorsport Games at the Vallelunga circuit in Italy, as Hiroshi Hamaguchi and Ukyo Sasahara claimed two out of three race wins. The Team Japan supported by FFF Racing pairing ended the weekend as overall victors, with Team Poland (supporte by Vincenzo Sospiri Racing) making it a Lamborghini one-two with the silver medal following the main race.

WAKO’S 4CR LC500 WINS THE 2019 SUPER GT CHAMPIONSHIP

The MOTEGI GT 250km RACE, Round 8 of the 2019 AUTOBACS SUPER GT series, was held at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit (lap = 4.801 km x 53 laps) in Tochigi Pref. on November 3 (Sun.). In the GT500 class, the race winner was the No. 37 KeePer TOM’S LC500 (Ryo Hirakawa/Nick Cassidy, but the season championship title went to the No. 6 WAKO’S 4CR LC500 that finished 2nd, giving drivers Kazuya Oshima and Kenta Yamashita their first Drivers Championship title. In the GT300 class, the No. 11 GAINER TANAX GT-R driven by Katsuyuki Hiranaka and Hironobu Yasuda won the race, while the Drivers Championship title went to the No. 55 ARTA NSX GT3 pair of Shinichi Takagi and Nirei Fukuzumi.

TOM’S LC500 WINS ITS SECOND SUPER GT POLE POSITION OF THE SEASON

The official qualifying for the MOTEGI GT 250km RACE, Round 8 of the 2019 AUTOBACS SUPER GT series, was held at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit (one lap 4,801m) in Tochigi Prefecture on November 2 (Sat.). In the GT500 class, the No. 36 au TOM’S LC500 driven by Kazuki Nakajima and Yuhi Sekiguchi won its second Pole Position of the season following the one in Round 3 at Suzuka. In the GT300 class, the class pole position went to the No. 720 McLaren 720S (Seji Ara/Alex Palou). This was the first PP for both Palou and the team.

MERCEDES-AMG TEAM CRAFT-BAMBOO RACING TO ENTER EDOARDO MORTARA AND ALESSIO PICARIELLO IN THE 2019 FIA GT WORLD CUP

Craft-Bamboo Racing, an Official Performance Team of Mercedes-AMG, will be contesting the FIA GT World Cup at the 66th Macau Grand Prix, fielding two Mercedes-AMG GT3’s at the prestigious event in November. The team confirms the signing of Tsingtao Beer as title sponsor for the #77 Mercedes-AMG GT3 for Edoardo Mortara, and Evisu as title sponsor for the sister #88 entry for Alessio Picariello.

PORTIMAO SEES CRISTAVAO / ABREU AND HALL / MOORE SEALING GT4 SOUTH EUROPEAN PRO-AM AND GTC CLASS TITLES

The Portuguese duo consisting of Miguel Cristovao and Francisco Abreu was crowned Pro-Am class champion on home turf after a nearly perfect race weekend at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve. The Veloso Motorsport-entered Mercedes-AMG GT4 secured Pro-Am class honors in the inaugural 2019 GT4 South European Series season by virtue of its drivers’ faultless performance.

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