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Rob Huff Will Do His Utmost For Lada Sport In WTCC Race Of Russia
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, June 02, 2015 - 04:33 PM
Sports Cars
Rob Huff Will Do His Utmost For Lada Sport In WTCC Race Of Russia


Russia is the host country for Rounds 9 and 10 of the 2015 FIA World Touring Car Championship and former Champion Rob Huff will endeavour to do the best possible job for LADA SPORT, title sponsor, ROSNEFT, and the team’s patriotic home fans at Moscow Raceway (6-7 June).
The WTCC returns to a more conventional circuit after calling at the fearsome Nürburgring Nordschleife in Germany’s Eifel Mountains, where Huff dovetailed his LADA SPORT commitments with an appearance in the 2015 edition of the Nürburgring 24 Hours.

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Hancock Scores Sixth-Straight GT Podium With Second At 12h Zandvoort
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, June 02, 2015 - 04:32 PM
Sports Cars
Hancock Scores Sixth-Straight GT Podium With Second At 12h Zandvoort


Ollie Hancock’s knack of finishing on the podium continued with a second in class at round three of the International Endurance Series at Zandvoort last weekend (May 29/30).

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Rashid Al Dhaheri Conquers The Rain And Makes History Again In Italy
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, June 02, 2015 - 04:31 PM
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Rashid Al Dhaheri Conquers The Rain And Makes History Again In Italy


Rashid Al Dhaheri enjoyed one of his best showings of his season on Sunday at Round 4 of the Parolin Academy Championship where he impressed in wet conditions and against the odds to finish third in Jesolo, Italy and with it making history as he becomes the youngest Emirati race driver to make it onto the an podium at an international karting event.


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Oman Racing Team Takes Hard Fought Points At Silverstone 500
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, June 02, 2015 - 04:26 PM
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Oman Racing Team Takes Hard Fought Points At Silverstone 500


The Oman Racing team maintained its 100% points scoring record in the 2015 Avon Tyres British GT Championship during Sunday’s three hour Silverstone 500 event (May 30/31), taking fourth and sixth place finishes on the iconic British circuit.

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All-New Cayman Gt4 Showcased During Porsche Centre Sharjah 1st Year Anniversary
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, June 02, 2015 - 06:14 AM
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All-New Cayman Gt4 Showcased During Porsche Centre Sharjah First Year Anniversary Celebration


The all-new Cayman GT4 was showcased for the first time in the UAE, as part of Al Nabooda Automobiles’ one year anniversary celebrations for Porsche Centre Sharjah. The radical two-door sports car, developed at the Motorsport department in Weissach, was one of the main attractions for attending guests who filled the 15,800 sq ft state-of-the-art showroom.

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Team Yamaha MGM Celebrates First Superbike*IDM Win at the Lausitzring
Posted by: newsla on Monday, June 01, 2015 - 05:38 PM
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Team Yamaha MGM Celebrates First Superbike*IDM Win at the Lausitzring


Team Yamaha MGM's Max Neukirchner brought home the first Superbike*IDM International German Championship win of the 2015 season aboard his new YZF-R1M at the third round at the Lausitzring. Teammate Damian Cudlin consistently improved his pace throughout the weekend and collected valuable points with two solid top-five results.

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Gleason Becomes First American To Take International Touring Car Win In Austria
Posted by: newsla on Monday, June 01, 2015 - 05:37 PM
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Gleason Becomes First American To Take International Touring Car Win In Austria


Kevin Gleason, racing a Honda Civic TCR for the Swedish WestCoast Racing team, today became the first American driver to stand on the top step of the podium in an international touring car race with a lights-to-flag victory in Round 6 of the TCR International Series at the Salzburgring, Austria (31 May).

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Chris Dyson Scores Pirellii World Challenge Podium at Detroit
Posted by: newsla on Monday, June 01, 2015 - 05:35 PM
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Chris Dyson Scores Pirellii World Challenge Podium at Detroit


Chris Dyson recovered from a second-turn contretemps on the Belle Isle street course that dropped his Bentley Team Dyson Racing Continental GT3 from its seventh-place grid position to tenth at the end of the first lap and roared back to finish third in Saturday’s Pirelli World Challenge. Dyson was also chosen by series officials as winner of his series-leading, third “Invisible Glass Clean Pass of the Race” award of the season.

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Quaife-Hobbs Wins Silverstone 500 Thriller
Posted by: newsla on Monday, June 01, 2015 - 04:25 PM
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Quaife-Hobbs Wins Silverstone 500 Thriller


Briton Adrian Quaife-Hobbs drove an assured final stint at Silverstone on Sunday, to win the Silverstone 500 with former FIA GT3 European champion Gilles Vannelet aboard the #12 Von Ryan Racing McLaren 650S. A last minute-entry to round four of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship, the duo lined up on the front row after a stunning qualifying performance on Saturday, that netted the second fastest time.

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Lloyd Takes Hard Fought Fourth British GT Spot At Silverstone 500
Posted by: newsla on Monday, June 01, 2015 - 04:25 PM
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Lloyd Takes Hard Fought Fourth British GT Spot At Silverstone 500


Huddersfield’s Daniel Lloyd took a hard fought fourth place finish, narrowly missing out on a second podium of the season, during round four of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship at Silverstone this weekend (May 30/31).

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Beechdean GT4 Aston Martin Vantage Unstoppable After Another Win At Silverstone
Posted by: newsla on Monday, June 01, 2015 - 04:23 PM
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Beechdean GT4 Aston Martin Vantage Unstoppable After Another Win At Silverstone


Beechdean AMR youngsters, Ross Gunn and Jamie Chadwick, claimed their second consecutive Avon Tyres British GT Championship victory after winning the third event of the season at the Silverstone 500 this weekend.

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Water And Treacherous Conditions Predominate Day Two At Mid-Ohio
Posted by: newsla on Monday, June 01, 2015 - 12:28 PM
Sports Cars
Water And Treacherous Conditions Predominate Day Two At Mid-Ohio


Racers at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the SCCA U.S. Majors Tour awoke to fog and wet conditions as the results of heavy overnight rain. The track started out wet and slippery for the first group who took to the track for Round Six of the Northeastern Conference and Round Four of the Northern Conference title chase.

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Pither Pushes For A Podium On Top End V8 Ute Return
Posted by: newsla on Monday, June 01, 2015 - 07:09 AM
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Pither Pushes For A Podium On Top End V8 Ute Return


V8 Supercar regular Chris Pither will join the field of the 2015 East Coast Bullbars Australian V8 Ute Racing Series at Round 3 in Darwin, 19 – 21 June in the All Purpose Pest Control Wildcard Ute.

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CTCC Competitors Challenged By Extreme Weather Conditions
Posted by: newsla on Monday, June 01, 2015 - 07:09 AM
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CTCC Competitors Challenged By Extreme Weather Conditions


The second weekend for the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) presented by Continental Tire was at Shannonville Motorsport Park and started on a hot Saturday afternoon and ended with a cold winter breeze. This weekend, CTCC included Rounds 3 and 4 withSuper Touring Class and Touring Class. The drivers used their rain tires in a wet and rainy competition for the first time in CTCC history.

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Rule Changes Primed To Drive Bathurst 12 Hour Growth In 2016
Posted by: newsla on Monday, June 01, 2015 - 07:08 AM
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Rule Changes Primed To Drive Bathurst 12 Hour Growth In 2016


Organisers have confirmed several evolutionary changes to the regulations designed to grow all aspects of Australia’s international endurance race and further bring it into line with similar races around the world.

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Double Podium And Lead For Fontes, Van Oostrum
Posted by: newsla on Monday, June 01, 2015 - 07:08 AM
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Double Podium And Lead For Fontes, Van Oostrum


Another brilliant weekend for the Málaga-born driver and his teammate, Dutch van Oostrum, at Jarama track, where the second round of the Spanish Endurance Championship was held. The duo of PCR Sport finished second and third on the rostrum with the SEAT León Cup Racer and sit first in the SEAT Trophy and D1 class.

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'Real Team Result' Helps Ecurie Ecosse Claim British GT Silverstone 500 Podium
Posted by: newsla on Monday, June 01, 2015 - 07:06 AM
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'Real Team Result' Helps Ecurie Ecosse Claim British GT Silverstone 500 Podium


Ecurie Ecosse By Black Bull drivers Marco Attard and Alexander Sims extended their Avon Tyres British GT Championship points’ advantage after finishing third in the series’ blue riband three-hour Silverstone 500 race on Sunday afternoon (May 31).

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DTM Lausitzring: Audi Sport Quotes
Posted by: newsla on Monday, June 01, 2015 - 07:03 AM
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DTM Lausitzring: Audi Sport Quotes


A dream weekend for Audi in the DTM at the Lausitzring: a one-two-three-four win on Saturday and a one-two-three-four-five win on Sunday – quotes from the Audi squad.

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Gleason Becomes First American To Take International Touring Car Win In Austria
Posted by: newsla on Monday, June 01, 2015 - 07:01 AM
Sports Cars
Gleason Becomes First American To Take International Touring Car Win In Austria


Kevin Gleason, racing a Honda Civic TCR for the Swedish WestCoast Racing team, today became the first American driver to stand on the top step of the podium in an international touring car race with a lights-to-flag victory in Round 6 of the TCR International Series at the Salzburgring, Austria (31 May).

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Wild Detroit Finish For Pumpelly
Posted by: newsla on Monday, June 01, 2015 - 06:15 AM
Sports Cars
Wild Detroit Finish For Pumpelly


A strong climb to a top-five finish nearly ended in disaster for Spencer Pumpelly on the streets of Detroit, site of the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic, Round Five of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

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Storms Cancel Race Two At Detroit: K-Pax Racing With Flying Lizard Motorsports
Posted by: newsla on Monday, June 01, 2015 - 06:12 AM
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Storms Cancel Race Two At Detroit: K-Pax Racing With Flying Lizard Motorsports Leaves Victorious


Unsafe track conditions today at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix led Pirelli World Challenge officials and track organizers to cancel Race 2 of the double header weekend. A result of a massive storm cell looming over Detroit, standing water and poor visibility on track proved to be too dangerous for drivers and teams to risk running. The cancellation leaves K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports the latest victors, after Kevin Estre took a dominating win in Race One on Saturday in sunny conditions.


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Gleason And Nykjaer Wrote History At The Salzburgring
Posted by: newsla on Monday, June 01, 2015 - 06:10 AM
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Gleason And Nykjaer Wrote History At The Salzburgring


Keeping up with its long-standing touring car racing tradition, the beautiful track of Salzburgring produced two close and interesting races. Kevin Gleason took a well-deserved maiden win in the TCR in Race 1, becoming the eighth different race winner in the series (in only 12 rounds) and the first US driver to win an international touring car race. He also gave the Honda Civic his fourth success of the season.

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Two Brilliant Performances By Joel Camathias In The Closely-Fought Italian GT
Posted by: newsla on Monday, June 01, 2015 - 06:09 AM
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Two Brilliant Performances By Joel Camathias In The Closely-Fought Italian GT At Monza


With two excellent results, a 7th in Race-1 and a 5th in Race-2, Joel Camathias has rounded a brilliant weekend at Monza, in the second round of the very competitive Italian GT Championship 2015.

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High Five: Audi Triumph At The Lausitzring
Posted by: newsla on Monday, June 01, 2015 - 06:06 AM
Sports Cars
High Five: Audi Triumph At The Lausitzring


Seldom has a brand been as dominant on a DTM weekend as this time: 60,000 spectators witnessed an impressive showing by the Audi RS 5 DTM at the Lausitzring. The one-two-three-four win on Saturday evening was followed by an even greater Audi triumph in positions one to five on Sunday afternoon.

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Spectacular Podium Of Pepe Oriola In The Second Race Of Salzburgring
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 01:30 PM
Sports Cars
Spectacular Podium Of Pepe Oriola In The Second Race Of Salzburgring


Pepe Oriola has achieved his goal this weekend in the Circuito of Salzburgring, after scoring in both races in Austria and being on the podium in the second race (2nd). The driver of Craft-Bamboo Lukoil maintains the 3rd position in the overall of the TCR International Series with 153 points, 4 points behind Stefano Comini and 22 points behind the leader Gianni Morbidelli.


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