Category: FIA GT, International Motorsport

2017 Silk Way Rally: Team Peugeot are Champions for the 2nd year

  The 2017 Silk Way Rally is over with Team Peugeot crowned Champions for the second consecutive year. Once again, Cyril Despres is crowned overall champion for the second year running.

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Peterhansel takes stage 11 win to lead a Team Peugeot 1-2 finish

  After yesterday’s blunder, Team Peugeot are back on track at the 2017 Silk Way Rally as Stephane Peterhansel and overall leader Cyril Despres captured a one-two finish. It was Team Peugeot’s ninth win at this year’s edition.

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2017 Silk Way Rally: Amos scores surprise win after Despres’ navigational blunder

  After the dramas of the previous day’s stage, Team Peugeot regrouped wuth Cyril Despres and Stephane Peterhansel in their quest to win the 2017 Silk Way Rally. Following the retirement of Sebastien Loeb, Despres and Peterhansel are the two contenders left for the team. The latest stage, Stage 10, saw Eugenio Amos capture a surprise win, thanks to a blunder made by Despres through the course.

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Porsche WEC scores home win at 6-hour Nurburgring

  The WEC (World Endurance Championship) 6-hour Nurburgring, the fourth round, saw Porsche WEC squad beat rivals Toyota Racing for top honors. It was a double podium 1-2 finish for Porsche and hattrick of wins (2015, 2016 and 2017) at the Nurburgring. In 2017, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley were joined for the first time by Earl Bamber in winning Sunday’s race. It was the second race triumph for the Porsche LMP Team in 2017 and the 15th in total for the 919 Hybrid since its debut in 2014.

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MINI beat Team Peugeot for the win on Stage 7 of 2017 Silk Way Rally

  There’s no stopping the Peugeot 3008DKR Maxis at the 2017 Silk Way Rally as the rally hits the China route., but the latest stage belonged to the MINI of Bruce Menzies. Day seven of the Silk Way rally was the shortest route of the event with only 412 kilometers to tackle. The day saw Menzies in a MNNI John Cooper Works captured his very first Silk Way rally win.

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Despres captures first stage win at 2017 Silk Way Rally

  After Sebastien Loeb’s dominating show the previous day, it was the Peugeot 3008DKR Maxi of Cyril Despres who took the overall win on day five of the 2017 Silk Way Rally. Despres broke the dreadlock by winning his first stage victory, which allowed the Frenchman to edge closer to his countryman Loeb in the overall standings.

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Loeb continues winning prowl at 2017 Silk Way Rally

  Four days after, Sébastien Loeb continues his winning prowl at the 2017 Silk Way Rally, a precursor to the Dakar Rally, The Frenchman continues to push his Peugeot 3008DKR Maxi to the limits with pace and precision to open up a lead of over one hour in the Silk Way rally classification.

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WEC Crews hit the Nurburgring 6-Hour

  WEC factory squads Porsche and Toyota Racing are gearing up for the weekend’s WEC (World Endurance Championship) Nurburgring 6-Hour, following an exciting Le Mans 24-Hour a couple of weeks ago. After a solid win at the circuit de la Sarthe, Porsche LMP Team prepare to continue its winning run at its home race. In the Eifel mountains, Porsche target a clean six-hour race and intend to win it for a third consecutive time.

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Aston Martin set to unveil the Vantage GTE Special Edition racer

  Aston Martin Racing will reveal a very special-edition of the V8 Vantage GTE that won the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans at this Sunday’s Red Bull Soapbox Race at Alexandra Palace in London, U.K. The ’24 Seconds of Le Ally Pally’ will see a crack team of Aston Martin personnel, take on all-comers in a miniature version of the Le Mans winning V8 Vantage GTE.

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Get ready for the Total 24 Hours Spa

  The 69th edition of the Total 24 Hours of Spa promises to be one of the best editions in the rich history of the endurance classic. No fewer than 66 GT3 cars will be racing during the highlight of the Blancpain GT Series, making it the biggest race exclusively for GT3 cars on the motorsports planet.

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