Category: FIA GT, International Motorsport

Honda Civic Type R smashes Magny-Cours lap record

  The Honda Civic Type R has set a new front-wheel drive record at the French track of Magny-Cours. In the hands of WTCR driver Esteban Guerrieri, the car on standard tyres broke a 2:1.51 lap record. Now, the Type R is pitted to set record laps at 5 other European tracks.

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Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia Round 2 hits the Burinam Track

  After an electrifying season-opener in Malaysia last month, the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia 2018 heads to Thailand this week for what is set to be a blistering double-header at the 4.554km Buriram International Circuit, 11 – 13 May.

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Audi R8 LMS Cup makes European debut at Nurburgring 24-hour

  The Audi R8 LMS Cup will make its European debut with rounds three and four at the biggest Audi Sport customer racing festival of the year, the Nürburgring 24 Hours. 10 – 12 May,

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Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo and 956 C presented ahead of Nürburgring 24-hour

  Prior to the start of the Nürburgring 24-hour race on 12 May, Porsche presented the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo and 956 C; the two racers that will be driven by  Timo Bernhard and Hans-Joachim Stuck during the endurance classic.

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Porsche vying to become a Formula E Manufacturer

  The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) accepted Porsche’s application as a Formula E manufacturer. This means that the Weissach factory team can continue to pursue the development of its own electric powertrain, which is due for homologation in 2019.

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Brabham BT62 inspires a possible return to motor racing

  The freshly introduced Brabham BT62 continues the legendary ‘BT’ naming convention established by founders Jack Brabham and Ron Tauranac in the 1960s and honors the legacy of the marque’s greatest and most memorable cars.

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Nabil Jeffri is first Malaysian to compete in 2018 WEC and Le Mans

  Nabil Jeffri becomes the first Malaysian to compete in the 2018 WEC (World Endurance Championship) and Le Mans 24-hour. Jeffri is also the youngest driver to get a test with a Formula 1 team.

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New 911 GT3 RS smashes Nürburgring-Nordschleife record

  On April 16, the Porsche 911 GT3 RS \set another benchmark for road-approved sports cars at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife circuit with works race driver Kévin Estre. Estre set a lap time in 6:56.4 minutes with the 520-hp GT3 RS. The Frenchman’s lap time was 24 seconds faster than the best time achieved with the previous GT3 RS model.

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GT Sport Team RJN ready to pit GT-R NISMO GT3 at the Cathedral of Speed

  GT Sport Motul Team RJN will give the 2018-spec Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 its European debut this weekend when the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup begins at the “cathedral of speed” – Autodromo Nazionale Monza, in Italy.

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Audi Sport make an impression on first Formula E race

  Audi made its anticipated debut in the Formula E Championship where their drivers Lucas di Grassi and Daniel Abt sealed positions two and four on their very first Formula Electric race in the Italian capital city of Rome.

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