Earl Bamber and Laurens Vanthoor gave Porsche its fifth straight IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans class victory in Sunday’s race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR took the lead during the first of two green flag pit-stop rounds and rode out a pair of late Full Course Yellow […]

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Audi has become the second manufacturer to officially commit to the SRO Motorsports Group’s new GT2 category, unveiling the R8 LMS GT2 at Goodwood on Friday. The German marque’s long-rumored GT2 car is based on the same platform as its existing GT3 and GT4 versions of the R8 model. It becomes the second manufacturer to […]

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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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Romain Dumas and the Volkswagen ID.R prototype dismantled the long-held Goodwood Festival of Speed hill climb record during a practice run on Friday afternoon. The two-time 24 Hours of Le Mans winner completed the 1.16-mile course in a time of 41.18s (average speed 104.1 mph) to beat Heidfeld’s 41.6s benchmark set in a McLaren MP4/13 […]

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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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Mercedes-AMG took the wraps off its 2020-spec Mercedes-AMG GT3 Evo in a launch event at the Nürburgring on Friday. The new car replaces the existing highly successful AMG GT3, with upgrades to improve user-friendliness and reduce running costs. Delivery of the new car will begin at the end of 2019 ahead of a full rollout […]

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Shane van Gisbergen is making his Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia debut this weekend with Triple Eight at the legendary Suzuka circuit in Japan. The Supercars star is scheduled to contest three Blancpain rounds with Triple Eight, in its new-for-2019 Mercedes-AMG GT3 program. He is on site for the first of those, at the Japanese […]

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Toyota has revealed a video of its first test of the GR Super Sport Concept that will become the basis of its World Endurance Championship Hypercar entry for 2020/21. The video shows that the GR Super Sport Concept car will share its styling with the road car, and it is known that the powertrain is […]

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Toyota Gazoo Racing has claimed its second consecutive victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, following a drama-filled closing hour of the race that saw the World Championship-winning No. 8 crew come out on top. A sequence of two unscheduled stops for the No. 7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid of Jose Maria Lopez, who had […]

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