BMW will use a new M8 model for its World Endurance Championship entry in the GTE Pro class next year. The German manufacturer announced that it is developing a GTE version of the new 8 Series, and also confirmed that there will be an M-brand car for the road. BMW announced its intention to make […]

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Porsche has completed its final endurance test prior to next month’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, with its 919 Hybrid, in Le Mans configuration, racking up more than 5,000 miles in total at Motorland Aragon, including a 36-hour simulation test. All six of the German manufacturer’s drivers, plus newly nominated reserve driver Marc Lieb took […]

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NISMO has completed a shakedown of the newly-evolved Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 that has been built in accordance with FIA GT3 regulations. The first test for the for the new car took place on April 11-12 at Fuji International Speedway where development drivers, Masataka Yanagida and Michael Krumm were joined by Mitsunori Takaboshi, who is […]

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It’s been a while, but Porsche’s Earl Bamber is back in a Porsche 919 Hybrid, ready to take on his first full season in LMP1 after impressing back in 2015, winning Le Mans in only his second appearance in a Porsche prototype alongside Nick Tandy and Nico Hulkenburg. 2017 is set to be a big […]

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The GT500 class of the Autobacs Super GT Series is the apex of GT racing around the world. Speed surpassing all but the mightiest LMP1 hybrid prototypes. The teams, the great houses of Japanese performance, and their iconic cars and liveries, each led by the legends of the sport. The drivers, the absolute in their […]

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After reviewing the Mother Chassis’ entrants in this year’s Super GT GT300 class now its time to review the glut of FIA GT3 category cars – twenty-one in total this year, representing nine different manufacturers. The 2017 class is headlined by two “new” cars – starting with the two 2017 Lexus RC F GT3s of […]

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GMG Racing has announced the return of racing veteran Matt Halliday to the team, joining James Sofronas in its Porsche 911 GT3 R for selected Pirelli World Challenge SprintX events. As previously confirmed, Sofronas will partner with Porsche factory driver Laurens Vanthoor for the VIR and Canadian Tire Motorsport Park rounds, with Halliday driving the remaining events […]

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Porsche’s 2017-spec 919 Hybrid has broken cover, ahead of its formal launch later this week. (En Français) The updated LMP1 contender was caught testing this weekend at Paul Ricard, in preparation for the start of the FIA World Endurance Championship season next month. While featuring new aero, particularly in the nose with enlarged headlights, the […]

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27 cars are set to take part in the 2017 CAMS Australian GT Championship’s opening round on the streets of Adelaide next month, the tenth time the world-famous street circuit has featured on its calendar. Looking at the entry list, joining the local names on track are international factory drivers Côme Ledogar and Kelvin van […]

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Toni Vilander lifted the Alan Simonsen trophy with Pole Position for the #88 Maranello Motorsport squad, their first at this event after no fewer than three second places on the grid in earlier runnings of this race (2012-14). In the event’s first ever top ten shootout the 488 GT3 was last on track after setting […]

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