Category: FIA GT, International Motorsport

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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Team Peugeot aims big at 2018 World Rallycross Championship

  The 2018 World Rallycross Championship (World Rx) season is set to kick off this weekend in Barcelona and Team Peugeot are ready to rock and roll as a full manufacturer. The team field three drivers: 9-time WRC Champion Sebastien Loeb and Timmy and Kevin Hansen.

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New livery of the Formula E Jaguar I-Type 3 racer revealed

  Jaguar Racing has unveiled the concept livery for the Jaguar I-Type 3, their Gen 2 race car for season five of the Formula E Championship. As the British team continue their mission ‘Race to Innovate’, this marks another historic moment in Jaguar Land Rover’s electrification strategy.

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Porsche 919 Hybrid ‘Evo’ breaks track record set by an F1 racer

  An evo version of the Le Mans winning Porsche 919 Hybrid established a new track record at Spa-Francorchamps. Porsche works driver Neel Jani lapped the 7.004 kilometer long Belgian Grand Prix Circuit in the Ardennes mountains in 1:41.770 minutes.

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