Tag: Endurance

SRO and GT Association continues ties to host Sepang 12 Hours

  Sepang 12 Hours organizers SRO Motorsports Group have renewed their partnership with Super GT promoter, GT Association, in a bid to encourage more Japanese teams and drivers to compete in Asia’s only Intercontinental GT Challenge round on 7 – 10 December.

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Competitors ready for the Total 24 Hours Spa

  Ahead of the Total 24 Hours Spa event, a huge number of enthusiastic fans attended the traditional parade, lining both the public roads that link the circuit to Spa and the town center.

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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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Mercedes-AMG set to defend Nurburgring 24-hour title with 2017 line-up

  Following last year’s historic quadruple victory, Mercedes-AMG Motorsport again has a team and driver line-up for the ADAC Zurich 24h-Rennen Nürburgring (Nurburgring 24-hour race) that is known to be strong. With BLACK Falcon, HTP Motorsport and HARIBO Racing Team, three Mercedes-AMG Performance Teams will be on the grid.

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Porsche completes successful season at the Sepang 12-hour race

 2016 Sepang 12-hour Porsche 911 GT3_4 The 2016 motorsport season ended successfully for Porsche at the 12-hour race on the Sepang International Circuit: With a spectacular charge through the field in torrential rain, Porsche works drivers Earl Bamber, Patrick Pilet and Nick Tandy secured second place with the Porsche 911 GT3 R fielded by Manthey Racing.

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All systems go for the Sepang 12-hour

 2016 Sepang 12 hours The stage is set for Sepang 12 Hours this weekend where the competitors are ready to thrill the fans for 12 hours nonstop, from noon to midnight. This edition of the Sepang 12-hour will see the debut of the Intercontinental GT Challenge where top GT and Touring cars battle to the last second for the driver’s and manufacturer’s titles.

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Yokohama becomes Official Tyre partner of 2016 Sepang 1000km race

 Sepang1000km_2 Yokohama Tyres has been appointed the Official Tyre partner for the upcoming 2016 Sepang 1000 Kilometer (S1K) endurance race, which will be held from 1 to 3 September at the Sepang International Circuit (SIC).

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Bentley Motorsport prepare to tackle Nurburgring 24-hour

The no.38 Bentley Continental GT3 Bentley Motorsport will return to the Nürburgring Nordschleife this weekend in a bid to conquer ‘the green hell’ with its Continental GT3, as the proving ground for road and race cars alike once again plays host to the world’s toughest endurance race, Nürburgring 24 Hours.

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Audi prepares positively for related 2013 championship series

 audi-prepares-positively-related-2013-championship-series  Audi Motorsport has been hard at work in their preparation for the 2013 motorsport series after a mediocre season in the Deutschen Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) eventhough it’s the holiday season. Though Audi had one of their worst seasons in DTM, elsewhere the four-ring marque had attained Le Mans, World Endurance Championship (WEC) and U.S. Racing customer programs successes. Next year, the auto brand from Ingolstadt intends to bounce back in the DTM and repeat the successful feats.

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WEC R8: Toyota Racing wins Shanghai finale; Audi secures Championships

 wec-r8-toyota-racing-wins-shanghai-finale-audi-secures-championships  The World Endurance Championship (WEC) finale saw Toyota Racing duo Alex Wurz and Nicolas Lapierre nab victory at Round 8 WEC in Shanghai. For Wurz and Lapierre, it was their second victory in succession as they had previously won Round 7’s WEC at Fuji Speedway. The TS030-Hybrid driven by Wurz and Lapierre outclassed the Audi R18 e-tron quattros of Tom Kristensen, Allan McNish and Marcel Fässler, Andre Lotterer, Benoit Tréluyer who finished second and third respectively.

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