Kiwi Jono Lester traded GT for touring cars this weekend with an FIA WTCR test with Alfa Romeo Team Mulsanne, at the wheel of a Giulietta TCR at Italy’s Vallelunga circuit. It was the first taste of front-wheel-drive FR machinery for 29-year old Lester, who has successfully established himself as a professional GT driver in […]

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Simon Evans has claimed victory in the first-ever Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY round, with the Kiwi holding off Sergio Jimenez and Bryan Sellers on the streets of Ad Diriyah. Evans, the brother of ABB FIA Formula E Championship driver Mitch, crossed the line 0.816 seconds ahead of the Brazilian, who took second on the penultimate lap […]

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New Zealander Tom Alexander believes he had the pace to be a title contender in the inaugural ECB SuperUtes Series, his first foray into Australian racing, with a cleaner run. Alexander contested the turbo-diesel series in a Ross Stone Racing-run Holden Colorado, having spent recent years in NZ V8 Touring Cars and the Toyota 86 […]

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McLaren Automotive has confirmed its driver lineup for this weekend’s Gulf 12 Hours, which will see Shane van Gisbergen, Alvaro Parente and Ben Barnicoat give the McLaren 720S GT3 its competition debut. The British manufacturer has entered a single car under the McLaren Customer Racing banner for the event at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit. […]

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Tom Blomqvist will join BMW Team RLL’s GT Le Mans driver lineup in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship next season, replacing Alexander Sims. The 25-year-old Englishman will partner Connor de Phillippi in the No. 25 BMW M8 GTE, with Sims focusing his efforts on the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. Blomqvist’s only previous WeatherTech Championship […]

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Nick Cassidy has turned down an offer to race in DTM – the German Touring Car Championship – in 2019 and will continue to drive for Lexus and Toyota in Japan’s two premier classes, Super GT and Super Formula respectively. “DTM is a bit shaky at the moment and I wasn’t keen to move,” says […]

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Turkey has claimed victory in the first edition of the FIA GT Nations Cup, with the RAM Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 driven by Salih Yoluc and Ayhancan Guven. The pair won Saturday evening’s race after starting from pole although much of the 60-minute contest was led by the United Kingdom car of Chris Buncombe and Christopher […]

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Jaxon Evans will join Julien Andlauer as a Porsche Junior next year, with the German manufacturer confirming the drivers for its sponsorship initiative for the 2019 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup. Evans, a graduate of Porsche Carrera Cup Australia, will step up to a full-season program in the highly competitive international single-make series alongside Andlauer, who […]

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Augusto Farfus has won the FIA GT World Cup in Macau following a dominant run in Sunday’s title-deciding race. The Brazilian took his No. 42 Team Schnitzer BMW M6 GT3 to a XX-second win over the No. 888 GruppeM Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 of Maro Engel, delivering victory for Charly Lamm in his final race as […]

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Lamborghini has unveiled a brand-new sports utility vehicle (SUV) that will form the basis of a new championship in 2020. The new SUV will be the first that will combine both racetrack and off-road events across a calendar based in Europe and the Middle East. The Urus ST-X Concept was unveiled at the Vallelunga circuit, […]

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