Mercedes will quit the DTM at the end of next year, and has confirmed it will take up its option of a Formula E entry for the 2019/2020 season. The Stuttgart brand has been a core part of DTM since the category was relaunched in 2000. Its departure at the end of 2018 will leave […]

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The Spa 24 Hours will finally see the first presentation by Mercedes AMG of the Mercedes-AMG GT4. The new model is based on the 4.0 litre twin turbo V8 powered Mercedes-AMG GT R to full FIA GT4 specification. The new car becomes the third GT racer to emerge from Mercedes AMG’s customer motorsport operation following […]

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What could have, should have, would have been. It was one of those weekends at Sugo, where you can feel the pressure building and for every step forward, you take two steps backwards. In an interview with Radio Sport (listen here) before the weekend, I said “I’ve got a really good feeling, but you never […]

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Nick Cassidy has held onto second place in Japan’s SUPER GT series in his Lexus LC 500, despite only finishing tenth at the latest round at Sugo. The Aucklander had worked his way up to sixth place by the half way distance of the 300 kms race, despite carrying the heaviest weight handicap of any […]

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The long spring break is over for the Autobacs Super GT Series, and it’s time for the start of the informal Summer Series – a stretch of three races over six weeks that will culminate with the 46th and final running of the International Suzuka 1000km. But before that, the Summer Series starts with a […]

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Formula 1 is set to introduce the halo cockpit protection device for 2018 after the FIA pushed it through on safety grounds during Wednesday’s Strategy Group meeting, Autosport understands. The halo and shield devices had emerged as the two options for cockpit protection, with the FIA insistent some form of device will be introduced for […]

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Porsche has taken a commanding 1-2 victory in Sunday’s Six Hours of Nürburgring, extending its lead in the FIA World Endurance Championship as a result of team orders. Timo Bernhard drove the No. 1 Porsche 919 Hybrid to a 1.606-second win over the sister entry of Andre Lotterer, who had the lead until the final fuel-only stops but spent […]

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A New Zealand made product that played an integral part in Aston Martin Racing’s win in the GTE Pro class.  Wellington based Racetech NZ had their locally manufactured seats in all three works Aston Martins as well as two customer Aston’s and the two Porsche works 911 RSR’s. “We’ve been working with Aston Martin Racing […]

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