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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Audi drivers Jaxon Evans and Tim Miles have combined to claim the opening round of the Australian Endurance Championship at Phillip Island. The duo overcame tricky, changeable conditions, which saw the race start in bright sunshine before torrential rain lashed the 4.445km circuit, holding on ahead of Dom Storey and Peter Hackett. Starting from sixth […]

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The No. 29 Audi Sport Team Land Audi R8 LMS took a dramatic victory in the Nürburgring 24 Hours as a timely switch to wet tires paid dividends in the closing minutes. Kelvin van der Linde, Connor De Phillippi, Markus Winkelhock and Christopher Mies had led for most of the race until an electrical problem in […]

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With a new format and a new naming rights sponsor the return of the Australian GT Championship to Hampton Downs looks set to be one of the big events of this year’s motorsport calendar. Laser Plumbing & Electrical has been confirmed as the naming rights sponsor for the Hampton Downs 500 on October 28-29. The […]

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Nick Cassidy and his partner Ryo Hirakawa have extended their points lead in Japan’s top race series, SUPER GT, despite only finishing sixth in the Autopolis 300 kms race last night in their Lexus LC 500. The pair went into the event with just a single point lead over fellow LC 500 drivers Kazuya Oshima […]

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Autopolis was nothing special, despite the belief that the nature of the circuit would be well suited to the rear-engined Porsche. Unlike Fuji – where a wrong tyre call was the root cause of a poor result – at Autopolis we didn’t have any excuses. We just didn’t have the pace. This was a theme […]

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The Perrinn LMP1 project has resurfaced after originally being announced in 2014, with an announcement coming on Thursday that a European team has purchased two chassis to race in the FIA World Endurance Championship next year. The UK-based constructor revealed plans for an open-source LMP1 car three years ago, with a 2015 debut originally planned. However, the project […]

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The final entry list for the 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours has been published. Three drivers have now been announced for all but one of the 60 cars on the entry for the double-points round of the World Endurance Championship on June 17/18. Teams have now been required to nominate the three drivers for each […]

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