Kiwi Jono Lester made a winning return to Thailand with double victory in the Thailand Super Series and GT Asia Series at the Buriram International Circuit. Driving Vattana Motorsport’s Lamborghini Gallardo FL2 alongside Japanese Akihiro Asai, Lester scored pole position for the Thailand Super Series contingent in a spectacular qualifying session held at dusk. Combined […]

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An extra day of on-track action, on Thurs. Jan 31, has been added to the already confirmed Feb. 1-3 date for Australia’s international endurance event. Additional Bathurst 12 Hour practice sessions will increase the level of preparation for teams and drivers from both Australia and overseas, while the additional day will also allow for a […]

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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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The Manthey Porsche team scored its sixth Nurburgring 24 Hours victory in a nail-biting climax to a weather-affected race that had to be halted in the latter stages. A bold outside pass at Turns 1 and 2 of the Grand Prix loop by Frederic Makowiecki on the #4 Black Falcon Mercedes AMG-GT3 of Adam Christodolou […]

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Manthey-Racing will start the Nürburgring 24 Hours from pole position. Porsche works driver Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) clocked the fastest lap in Top 30 Qualifying in the #911 Porsche 911 GT3 R, setting a time of 8:09.105 minutes. Vanthoor’s fellow works driver Frédéric Makowiecki (France) was sixth fastest (8:10.037 minutes) in the #912 car. Porsche Young […]

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The WRT Audi squad won the opening round of the 2018 Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup at Monza. The best of the Belgian team’s Audi R8 LMS GT3s driven by Christopher Mies, Alex Riberas and Dries Vanthoor came from fifth ahead of the opening round of pitstops to take Audi’s first victory at Monza, the […]

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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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Kiwi Jono Lester has signed with leading Thai racing team, Vattana Motorsport, to drive a Lamborghini Gallardo FL2 GT3 in the forthcoming Thailand Super Series season. Returning to GT racing in the greater Asian region after a year in Japan’s SUPER GT Series, 28-year old Lester will lead a four-car Vattana line-up in the GTM+ […]

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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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