The final round of the 2019 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) Championship from the storied Hockenheimring in Germany was a landmark moment for both the DTM and the Autobacs Super GT Series. For the first time ever, cars from DTM and Super GT’s premier GT500 class raced together in a competitive event, over a four-day weekend […]

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Naoki Yamamoto rocketed into the consciousness of the international racing audience in 2018 when he became only the fourth driver in history to win both the Autobacs Super GT Series’ GT500 Championship, and the Japanese Top Formula Championship, in the same calendar year – the prestigious “Double Championship” of Japan. Now, the 31-year-old Japanese driver […]

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At a press conference from Suzuka Circuit on Wednesday afternoon, GT Association Chairman Masaaki Bandoh joined representatives from Toyota, Honda, and Nissan in revealing the Autobacs Super GT Series’ new GT500 class vehicles for the 2020 season. A new, front-engined version of the Honda NSX-GT will join the Nissan GT-R and the returning Toyota GR […]

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Toyota Gazoo Racing has taken a 1-2 in a dramatic, four-hour season opener at Silverstone, with the #7 TS050 Hybrid of Jose Maria Lopez, Kamui Kobayashi and Mike Conway taking the spoils and the Tourist Trophy, for the first time. “We’ve been trying to win this race for a long time,” said Conway. “Great to […]

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LMP1 Toyota Gazoo Racing has locked out the front row of the grid for Sunday’s FIA World Endurance Championship race, with Rebellion Racing remaining close on one-lap speed in qualifying. Mike Conway started off qualifying with a rapid first flying lap in the #7 Toyota, going top with a 1:36.038, and immediately pitting afterwards to […]

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With its seventh win of the season, Porsche has secured the 2019 IMSA Weathertech Sportscar Championship GTLM Manufacturers’ title. The German marque did so in dominating fashion with a weekend sweep at Virginia International Raceway that saw a Porsche 911 RSR lead Free Practice 1, 2, and 3, score pole position in Qualifying and claim […]

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The top 20 cars that will take part in Friday evening’s Spa 24 Hours Superpole qualifying shootout have been locked in following the Thursday night qualifying session at the Belgian Grand Prix circuit. Tomorrow’s two-flying-laps-per-car session will be contested by the following entries, which were separated across their average times by under nine tenths of […]

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Whilst the Toyota GR Supra GT4 Concept hits the Goodwood hill this weekend (below) the much-trailed announcement confirming the launch of a full customer GT4 package has also broken. The GT4 race car is being developed by TMG in Cologne with a race debut in 2019 looking more than likely. The Supra looks set to […]

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The #4 Audi Sport Team Phoenix Audi R8 LMS scored an unlikely victory in the 2019 running of the Nürburgring 24 Hours this afternoon, Pierre Kaffer, Frank Stippler, Fred Vervisch and Dries Vanthoor combining to score Audi its fifth win in the German race and the team it’s fourth. It was Kaffer, Vervicsch and Vanthoors […]

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Maro Engel and Maxi Goetz conjured up an all Mercedes AMG front row for the 2019 Nurburgring 24 Hours after a topsy turvy pole shootout that saw 27 cars battle for pole. Laurens Vanthoor seemed to have the pole in his grasp for a second consecutive year, a first effort of 8:11.567 with cars behind […]

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