Aston Martin and R-Motorsport have jointly launched a new single-make competition which is set to debut next year. Unveiled at a press conference at the Nürburgring on Friday, the Vantage Cup by R-Motorsport will begin with a European championship in 2020, before expanding to Asia for the 2021 season. The Vantage Cup car will be a […]

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GPX Racing and Earl Bamber Motorsport will represent Porsche in November’s Kyalami 9 Hour, with the two endurance race-winning squads likely to field all-factory lineups in the Intercontinental GT Challenge powered by Pirelli season finale. Sportscar365 has learned that the Dubai-based GPX operation, which claimed victory in the Total 24 Hours of Spa, has confirmed […]

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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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SARD Lexus duo Heikki Kovalainen and Yuichi Nakayama took an unlikely SUPER GT victory at Autopolis after gambling on wet tyres just before the midpoint of the race. Koudai Tsukakoshi had led by the best part of 10 seconds in the polesitting Real Racing Honda ahead of the Kondo Nissan of Jann Mardenborough in the […]

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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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Toyota blocked out the top two positions in second practice for this weekend’s opening round of the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship at Silverstone. Kamui Kobayashi ended up fastest in the #7 Toyota TS050 HYBRID on a 1m36.847s lap set at the start of the 90-minute afternoon session. Sebastien Buemi was eight tenths behind in the […]

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Toyota has been hit with a second weight penalty ahead of this weekend’s opening round of the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship at Silverstone. The minimum weight of the Toyota TS050 HYBRID has been raised by 14kg under the Equivalence of Technology regulations for the four-hour race on Sunday. The move follows an increase of the […]

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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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WRT gave Audi its first Intercontinental GT Challenge victory of 2019 following a dominant showing in the second running of the Suzuka 10 Hours. The #25 crew comprising Kelvin van der Linde, Dries Vanthoor and Frederic Vervisch took the chequered flag 40 seconds clear of the #999 GruppeM Mercedes that won the event last year. […]

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