Porsche has taken the wraps off the new 911 GT3 R, which will make its full customer racing debut in 2019. The unveiling came Friday morning at the Nürburgring, site of this weekend’s German endurance classic. Porsche’s latest FIA GT3-spec contender, based on the 911 GT3 RS, features a rear-mounted normally aspirated engine, with a […]

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Fernando Alonso has proclaimed a “fantastic debut” victory in his first FIA World Endurance Championship race for Toyota Gazoo Racing in Saturday’s season-opening Total Six Hours of Spa. The two-time Formula One world champion took the No. 8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid to a 1.444-second win over Mike Conway, in what appeared to be late-race tactics […]

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Yuji Tachikawa and Hiroaki Ishiura will start Friday’s Fuji GT 500 km Race from pole position after qualifying on top in their Lexus Team Zent Cerumo car on Thursday. Tachikawa took his 23rd GT500 class pole with a time of 1:27.904 in the No. 38 Lexus LC 500 ahead of the second Super GT race […]

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Manthey Racing won the opening VLN race of the season on Saturday afternoon with its No. 911 Porsche 911 GT3 R driven by Kevin Estre, Laurens Vanthoor and Earl Bamber. The car started from pole position but didn’t lead the entire four-hour race on the Nordschleife, facing challenges from other teams including Mercedes-AMG Team HTP and Wochenspiegel […]

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Tequila Patron ESM scored its second Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring victory in the last three years, with a controlling late-race drive by Pipo Derani in Saturday’s action-packed enduro. The Brazilian took his No. 22 Nissan Onroak DPi to a 12.427-second win over the No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R of Renger van […]

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Rebellion Racing has taken the wraps off its new LMP1 contender, the Rebellion R13 Gibson, ahead of its debut in the FIA World Endurance Championship this season. The Swiss squad revealed the first computer-rendered images of the ORECA-built prototype Tuesday at the Geneva Motor Show, with the build of the first car still ongoing. It […]

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Aston Martin has unveiled its all-new track-only car, the Valkyrie AMR Pro, Tuesday at the Geneva Motor Show. An evolution of the British manufacturer’s Valkyrie hypercar, the AMR Pro combines “knowledge, expertise and aspirations” of legendary F1 designer Adrian Newey as well as Aston Martin’s design and engineering team led by Marek Reichman. The AMR […]

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Alpine has confirmed it will enter the GT4 ranks with its new A110 GT4 car, becoming the latest manufacturer to commit to SRO Motorsport Group’s global GT racing platform. Unveiled Tuesday at the Geneva Motor Show, the Signatech-built A110 GT4 will feature increased power and downforce to the previously announced 1.8-liter four-cylinder turbocharged A110 Cup […]

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Toyota has taken the wraps off its GTE-inspired racing concept of the all-new Supra Tuesday at the Geneva Motor Show. The GR Supra Racing Concept, built by Toyota Motorsport GmbH to GTE specifications, coincides with the planned launch of the production car for the 2019 model year. Few details have been released, although it’s understood […]

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McLaren is poised to become the latest manufacturer to join the GTE ranks, with an announcement likely set for the Geneva Motor Show next week. The British manufacturer is expected to reveal details Tuesday of a new GTE car, likely based on the new McLaren Senna, which would mark the automaker’s return to the 24 […]

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