Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto moved to the top of the Japanese Super GT standings with their first win of the season at Sportsland Sugo. The Team Kunimitsu pair came out on top in a close-fought 300km race that saw pole-sitter Yamamoto lose his lead in the opening stint before Button reclaimed the No. 100 […]

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McLaren’s upcoming GT3 car, the 720S GT3, has begun a “punishing” testing program ahead of its 2019 race debut. The British manufacturer confirmed that the new model, which was announced last November, will travel to various circuits in Europe and North America with a view to running in the Middle East later this year. McLaren has […]

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Both Toyota TS050 Hybrids have been disqualified from Sunday’s Six Hours of Silverstone due to technical infractions, handing the overall victory to Rebellion Racing. The cars, which finished 1-2 in the third round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, were found to have failed skid block deflection tests. According to a stewards report issued late […]

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Silverstone will serve as the kickoff round of the 2019-20 FIA World Endurance Championship season, with the calendar for the globe-trotting series having been revealed Friday. The first full ‘winter season’ schedule will also feature the return of Bahrain and confirmation of its previously announced trip to Interlagos, which is now set for February 2020. […]

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A heavy crash for Stephane Ortelli brought out the Full Course Yellow and safety car in the Total 24 Hours of Spa shortly after 1 a.m. local time. The veteran driver crashed his Emil Frey Racing Lexus RC F GT3 at Raidillon after running in 17th position. He exited the car and has been taken […]

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SRO Motorsports Group has revealed the return of the GT2 name to contemporary racing, with the creation of a new amateur driver-focused sprint race platform that’s set to launch next year. The announcement came Friday at Stephane Ratel’s annual press conference at Spa-Francorchamps. Ratel confirmed that SRO has acquired the GT2 trademark, previously used in […]

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Kyalami will host a round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge, as part of an expanded five-round championship contested on five continents next year. SRO Motorsports Group confirmed the 2019 calendar on Friday as part of founder and CEO Stephane Ratel’s annual press conference at Spa-Francorchamps. The Kyalami 9 Hours, a revival of the famed endurance […]

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Jean-Eric Vergne held off a hard-charging Lucas di Grassi for victory in Sunday’s New York City E-Prix, while a double podium for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler was good enough for the German squad to overhaul Techeetah to claim the teams’ championship. Newly crowned ABB FIA Formula E champion Vergne edged out di Grassi by 0.508 […]

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Toyota Gazoo Racing held a commanding lead at the 24 Hours of Le Mans as the FIA World Endurance Championship centerpiece reached its midway point. Jose Maria Lopez was behind the wheel of the leading No. 7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid at the close of the 12th hour, with the Argentinian lapping one minute, 17 seconds […]

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Details of the new-look top class for endurance racing have been announced at the ACO’s annual press conference  ahead of a 2020 debut. The design concept was confirmed by the FIA at the World Motorsport Council last week but details of the formula were presented to the public for the first time at Circuit de la Sarthe […]

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