James Bond is back in the cinema, and the preferred car manufacturer of the world’s most famous secret agent is back in the German GT Championship. The Prosport Racing team, from the Eifel region of Germany, will field an Aston Martin Vantage GT3 in the sixth race of the season at the Hockenheimring next weekend (22nd to 24th October). In a field of roughly 30 super sports cars, the addition of Aston Martin makes for an even wider range of manufacturers. Fans can look forward to an exciting race weekend with an entertaining programme both on the track and in the open paddock.
The final stop on the 2021 SRO schedule brings Taylor Hagler to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) for the Indianapolis 8 Hour presented by AWS. Hagler returns to TC America competition in addition to her Fanatec GT World Challenge America Powered by AWS duty.
Following an injury lay-off of nearly 10 weeks, Jack Aitken completed his return to racing in fine style last weekend, finishing a creditable sixth place in the GT World Challenge Europe powered by AWS season-finale in Barcelona.
Porsche will be represented by a trio of GT3 cars in the penultimate round of the inaugural GT Super Sprint Challenge (GTSSC) season as the series travels to the Zhuhai International Circuit this weekend.
United Autosports are delighted to confirm that Shaun and Max Lynn will join their Michelin Le Mans Cup team for the 2022 season.
It was just supposed to be a weekend hobby. But for Corey Lewis, who helped K-PAX Racing to its fourth Fanatec GT World Challenge America Powered by AWS Team Championship in 2021, his vision transcended beyond his wildest dreams and into 23 proven years in racing – to the professional ranks and to the status as one of sports car racing’s elite.
Ferrari will be looking to conclude its perfect championship season with a three-car entry as the GT World Challenge America concludes its 2021 campaign with Sunday’s running of the Indianapolis 8 Hour presented by AWS.
Many race seasons have passed since sports car racing team Flying Lizard Motorsports has raced on the hallowed grounds of Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS). This weekend, the 10-time sports car racing champions will return for the first time since 2014, racing the No. 460 Porsche 911 GT3 R with Andy Wilzoch, and the No. 101 TKO Motorsports Bentley Continental GT3 with Memo Gidley. IMS will host the season finale weekend, where competitors of the 2021 GT America powered by aws championship will compete in two final 40-minute races October 15-16.
Former champions, race winners and works drivers: A strong contingent of local drivers have set their sights high for their home event in the German GT Championship. The highlight in Hockenheim (22nd to 24th October) will decide who heads to the finale with title aspirations still intact, and the local favourites will be hungry to challenge at the front of the field at the penultimate race weekend of the season. Among those looking forward to their home races are former F1 driver Markus Winkelhock (41/Zdiměřice), double champion Sebastian Asch (35/Ammerbuch) and Audi Sport driver Dennis Marschall (25/Eggenstein), as well as the Corvette team of Callaway Competition and Audi team Rutronik Racing. Fans are welcome in the grandstands and the open, fan-friendly paddock in Hockenheim.
The 2021 season for the Fanatec GT World Challenge America presented by aws and GT America presented by aws concludes this weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS), and Wright Motorsports has a pair of Porsche 911 GT3 R race cars competing for multiple championship titles in the season finale event.
Team Parker Racing is delighted to have secured back-to-back Entrants’ Championship titles in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB after another season of superb performances in the closely fought series.
Eleven weeks after the action-packed TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Spa, the second round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge powered by Pirelli beckons this weekend. The Indianapolis 8 Hour Presented by AWS, held at the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway, will have its second running following the inaugural event held last year. With a high-quality line-up of seven Mercedes-AMG GT3s in total, five Customer Racing Teams will be aiming at a top result in the eight-hour race.
October is leaving Team GRT Grasser Racing with no time to relax as summer turns to autumn. After competing in the ADAC GT Masters at the Sachsenring, the Austrian outfit was back in action globally again over the weekend with the Lamborghini Huracán GT3 EVO. GRT Grasser Racing’s crews faced season finales on two continents with the GT World Challenge Europe and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
Team Parker Racing kept up its winning ways in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB as Harry King and Kiern Jewiss both claimed overall victories, with the latter sealing the Rookie Championship as he scored his fourth win of the year.
Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS Endurance Cup racer Finlay Hutchison delivered a strong ninth place finish in the season finale on Sunday, 10th October, with team-mates Markus Winkelhock and Dennis Lind – on the category debut of the new Audi R8 LMS GT3 EVO II.
A look back through the years of the Porsche Sprint Challenge series, formerly known as GT3 Cup Challenge
Ross Wylie continued his fine form on his return to the Porsche Carrera Cup GB by scoring two top-seven placings at Donington Park yesterday (10 Oct). Ross posted sixth and seventh places in the day’s two 25 mins races.
Team Redline Racing picked up a brilliant pair of overall podium finishes and a couple of Pro Am class wins from a successful visit to Donington Park for the penultimate meeting of the 2021 Porsche Carrera Cup GB campaign (09/10 October).
In the decisive phase of the 2021 season, Audi’s customer teams remain on course for success: The overall title in Italy, a fifth championship success in the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe powered by AWS, class titles on the Nürburgring’s Nordschleife as well as overall and class titles for the Audi RS 3 LMS in touring car racing contribute to a strong tally. In the overall total since the start of the program in 2009, the number of all titles won by the Audi R8 LMS GT3 exceeded the 200 mark with a total of 86 drivers titles and 117 additional successes in other categories at the weekend.
Reigning Porsche Carrera Cup GB champion Harry King produced one of the most dominant drives of the year to secure his third win of the 2021 campaign at Donington Park.