The grid for the 24 Hours of Le Mans has been expanded to a record 62 cars with the addition of an entry each for United Autosports and High Class Racing. Two temporary garages will be set up at the entrance to pit lane to accommodate the two European Le Mans Series LMP2 teams that […]

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A post-race penalty for the No. 17 Honda crew saw Takuya Izawa and Tomoki Nojiri inherit victory in a rain-shortened Japanese Super GT season-opener at Okayama. Sunday’s race was originally advertised as a 300km contest that would run to 82 laps, however poor weather conditions and a pair of red flag crashes brought proceedings to […]

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Earl Bamber held on to take GT Le Mans class honors in Saturday’s Bubba Burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach, in a hard-fought street fight. The Kiwi, with a damaged No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR, came out 4.473 seconds ahead of a smoking No. 3 Corvette C7.R of Jan Magnussen, who limped home […]

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Alessio Picariello made a dramatic late-race pass on Gabriele Piana to claim victory in an eventful 60-minute Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia season-opener at Sepang. Picariello, driving the No. 88 Craft-Bamboo Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 started by Jeffrey Lee, erased Piana’s eight-second lead before diving up the inside of the Solite Indigo Racing Mercedes into Turn […]

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Brendon Hartley will take the place of the now-retired Christian Fittipaldi at Action Express Racing at Sebring, with the ex-Porsche LMP1 star and Formula One driver set to join Joao Barbosa and Filipe Albuquerque in the No. 5 Mustang Sampling Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R for next month’s enduro. The Kiwi was confirmed as the third driver […]

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Brendon Hartley has revealed he will be part of Porsche’s development work for its first ABB FIA Formula E Championship car. The Kiwi confirmed on Twitter that he is “still together with Porsche and part of FE development”, alongside other commitments with Ferrari and SMP Racing. Porsche is currently developing its first all-electric race car […]

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A number of pre-race favorites have already fallen victim to Mt. Panorama in the early stages of the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour. The race, which went caution-free in the opening hour, has seen three safety car periods for heavy accidents, including two at the top of the mountain. David Calvert-Jones lost control of his Icebreak […]

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Jake Dennis has claimed pole position for Sunday’s Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour, although the R-Motorsport Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 will not start the race from the front row. Dennis, who topped qualifying heading into the Top 10 Shootout, reeled off a 2:02.494 in the No. 62 Aston Martin to outpace Raffaele Marciello by a […]

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Earl Bamber says his eponymous GT3 team is dealing with the “big pressure” that has come with leading Porsche’s entry into the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour. Earl Bamber Motorsport, which was formed last year, is running two factory-supported Porsche 911 GT3 Rs in this weekend’s Intercontinental GT Challenge season-opener, with six works drivers across the […]

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Wayne Taylor Racing has claimed victory in a rain-shortened Rolex 24 at Daytona. The No. 10 Cadillac DPi.V-R of Fernando Alonso, Kamui Kobayashi, Jordan Taylor and Renger van der Zande have been declared winners in the WeatherTech SportCar Championship season-opener following a second red flag period that did not resume. Starring in his DPi debut, […]

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