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Selleslagh Racing Team By Barzani Se Presenta Con Bonasport - Selleslagh Racing Team By Barzani To Be Launched At Bonasport
Posted by: newsla on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Sports Cars
Selleslagh Racing Team By Barzani Se Presenta Con Bonasport - Selleslagh Racing Team By Barzani To Be Launched At Bonasport


Just before the season finale of the International GT Open at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Barzani Racing Team and its driver, Isaac Tutumlu, will be with the Chevrolet Corvette C6/ZR1 of Selleslagh Racing Team will present together with one of their partners: Club Bonasport.

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Coates Hire Racing Gold Coast Preview
Posted by: newsla on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 06:25 AM
Sports Cars
SCoates Hire Racing Gold Coast PreviewMPLE


Hot on the heels of a magnificent third place at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000, Coates Hire Racing’s Nick Percat and international sports car star Oliver Gavin are teaming up for the final 2014 enduro event for V8 Supercars this weekend, the Castrol Edge Gold Coast 600.

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Gold Coaster Aiming For Pirtek Enduro Cup Glory
Posted by: newsla on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 06:24 AM
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Gold Coaster Aiming For Pirtek Enduro Cup Glory


Gold Coast veteran, Paul Morris says that clinching the PIRTEK Enduro Cup in front of a home crowd in this weekend's Castrol EDGE Gold Coast 600 would be an an incredible way to cap off the most amazing month of his 30-year career.

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Taggart, Long And Pobst Set For 13 Hour At VIR
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 03:19 PM
Sports Cars
Taggart, Long And Pobst Set For 13 Hour At VIR


Taggart Autosport will return to competition this weekend, racing in the 13-hour at VIRginia International Raceway. Jim Taggart will share driving duties with sports car veterans Tom Long and Randy Pobst in the No. 6 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup entry, part of the SCCA ITE class and going for the overall win in Virginia.

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Renault - First Laps In Public For The Renault Sport R.S. 01
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 02:48 PM
Sports Cars
Renault - First Laps In Public For The Renault Sport R.S. 01


The Renault Sport R.S. 01 made its first laps in public on October 18 at the Jerez track in Spain, for the last leg of the World Series By Renault.

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Beechdean AMR Blancpain Sprint Series Debut
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 02:45 PM
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Beechdean AMR Blancpain Sprint Series Debut


Top GT team, Beechdean AMR, made its Blancpain Sprint Series debut this weekend (18/19 October) where drivers Jonny Adam (GB) and Andy Soucek (ES) scored top five finishes in both of the one-hour races in the Scooby Doo branded Aston Martin Vantage GT3.

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Top Five For Aston Martin In Blancpain Sprint Series Debut
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 02:33 PM
Sports Cars
Top Five For Aston Martin In Blancpain Sprint Series Debut


Aston Martin Racing made its Blancpain Sprint Series debut this weekend (18/19 October) and drivers Jonny Adam (GB) and Andy Soucek (ES) scored top five finishes in both of the one-hour races in the Beechdean AMR V12 Vantage GT3.


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Al Nabooda Racing Launch New Driver Line-Up In Porsche GT3 Cup Hat-Trick Bid
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 02:30 PM
Sports Cars
Al Nabooda Racing Launch New Driver Line-Up In Porsche GT3 Cup Hat-Trick Bid


Al Nabooda Racing have paired Clemens Schmid with Oman’s Ahmad Al Harthy, one of the region’s most experienced circuit racing drivers, in an exciting new line-up for the 2014-15 season as they look to complete a hat-trick of team titles in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East

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Stephane Richelmi: Richelmi At Zolder With The Blancpain Sprint Series Champions
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 02:30 PM
Sports Cars
Stephane Richelmi: Richelmi At Zolder With The Blancpain Sprint Series Championship


Stéphane Richelmi faces the latest rounds of the Blancpain Sprint Series championship with the Audi R8 of the WRT team. The weekend just ended, the young driver from Monaco, engaged from three years in the GP2, the series closer to Formula 1, attended the stage at Zolder in Belgium.

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Suzuka International Circuit
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 02:30 PM
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Suzuka International Circuit


Lap distance: 5.807 km
Race distance: 2 x 11 laps / 63.877 km

Location:
50 kmSouth West of Nagoya


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Jack Daniel's Racing Riding Crest Of A Wave Into Gold Coast
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 06:14 AM
Sports Cars
Jack Daniel's Racing Riding Crest Of A Wave Into Gold Coast


Following a double top-ten result at the Bathurst 1000, the Jack Daniel's Racing Nissan Altimas are looking to carry the momentum over to the final endurance event of the season at this weekend's Castrol Edge Gold Coast 600.

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Castrol Edge Gold Coast 600 V8 Ute Fast Facts
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 06:14 AM
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Castrol Edge Gold Coast 600 V8 Ute Fast Facts


The Gold Coast circuit was shortened in 2010 from 4.47km and is now 2.96km in length. Turning left where the second chicane used to be, the new layout rejoins at the old Beach Chicane and then follows the same path as the old circuit.

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Five Standouts Take Part In Porsche Young Driver Academy
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 06:13 AM
Sports Cars
Five Standouts Take Part In Porsche Young Driver Academy


Porsche is continuing its longstanding legacy of recognizing and developing young talent, as five standout North American drivers are learning to hone their skills on and off the track during the third annual Young Driver Academy Oct. 19-20 at Barber Motorsports Park near Birmingham, Alabama.

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Paffett Puts In Strong Performance In DTM Finale
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 06:12 AM
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Paffett Puts In Strong Performance In DTM Finale


Gary Paffett put in a strong performance in the DTM Finale at Hockenheim for his Euronics Mercedes AMG team on Sunday.

Paffett started the race in 16th after a disappointing qualifying session, although Gary did think the car felt good going into the race and was hopeful of a positive performance.

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Five Standout Drivers Learn, Receive Guidance From Porsche
Posted by: newsla on Monday, October 20, 2014 - 04:49 PM
Sports Cars
Five Standout Drivers Learn, Receive Guidance From Porsche During Young Driver Academy


Porsche is continuing its longstanding legacy of recognizing and developing young talent, as five standout North American drivers are learning to hone their skills on and off the track during the third annual Young Driver Academy Oct. 19-20 at Barber Motorsports Park near Birmingham, Alabama.

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Susie Wolff To Compete At ROC 2014
Posted by: newsla on Monday, October 20, 2014 - 04:41 PM
Sports Cars
Susie Wolff To Compete At ROC 2014


Susie Wolff will become the first female driver ever to compete in the Race Of Champions at this year’s event in Barbados

The news marks a return to racing action for Wolff, currently the development driver for the Williams F1 team

Wolff joins greats from Le Mans, IndyCar, V8 Supercar, Rallycross and F1 in the ROC field, with many more big names on their way

Tickets are now available via www.raceofchampions.com for ROC 2014, to be held at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14

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Audi Motorsport-Newsletter 38/2014
Posted by: newsla on Monday, October 20, 2014 - 06:14 AM
Sports Cars
Audi Motorsport-Newsletter 38/2014


Bastian Schweinsteiger in the Audi RS 5 DTM

World Soccer Champion Bastian Schweinsteiger was Audi’s most prominent guest during the DTM finale at Hockenheim. The soccer star from FC Bayern München experienced the Hockenheimring alongside Daniel Abt in the Audi RS 5 DTM race taxi. Afterwards he watched the lap of the driverless Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept and the DTM race with keen interest.


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Fast Facts For This Weekend's Castrol Edge Gold Coast 600
Posted by: newsla on Monday, October 20, 2014 - 06:13 AM
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Fast Facts For This Weekend's Castrol Edge Gold Coast 600


1. Three teams – Triple Eight Race Engineering, Walkinshaw Racing and Ford Performance Racing – have dominated the last decade of V8 Supercar racing on the Gold Coast.

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Saturday Win And Sunday Podium Finish For The Belgian Audi Club Team WRT
Posted by: newsla on Monday, October 20, 2014 - 06:13 AM
Sports Cars
Saturday Win And Sunday Podium Finish For The Belgian Audi Club Team WRT At Home In Zolder


“The Main Race shouldn’t be on Sundays!”: the same sentence has been heard quite a few times in the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT stand at the end of a weekend in Zolder that left some frustration. After winning the Qualifying Race on Saturday, local hero Laurens Vanthoor and César Ramos couldn’t do better than 3rd on Sunday. Saturday’s win had come after a lively battle with team mates Rast-Ide, who took 4th and were ousted of the Main Race in the second corner. Stéphane Ortelli and Stéphane Richelmi (who suffered fever throughout the weekend) finished in the points on Sunday, while Mateuz Lisowski-Vincent Abril made a further significant step towards winning the Silver Cup, after taking a second and a first in the special class for the under-25.

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Quotes After The DTM Finale
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 05:45 PM
Sports Cars
Quotes After The DTM Finale


One-two-three success for the Audi RS 5 DTM in the season finale at Hockenheim: Mattias Ekström won ahead of Mike Rockenfeller and Jamie Green. Audi secured the manufacturers’ championship. Quotes after the race:

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Gotz And Buhk Surprise The Favourites In Zolder
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 05:44 PM
Sports Cars
Gotz And Buhk Surprise The Favourites In Zolder


The Belgian Track of Zolder saw HTP Motorsport-drivers Maximilian Götz and Maximilian Buhk take their third Main Race win of the 2014 Blancpain Sprint Series when they beat their main rivals in the championship, Grasser Racing Team-drivers Jeroen Bleekemolen and Hari Proczyk. Local favourites Laurens Vanthoor and Cesar Ramos in the #1 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT completed the podium. Their team-mates Mateusz Lisowski and Vincent Abril scored another win in the Silver Cup, while Phoenix Racing-pairing Alessandro Latif and Marc Basseng secured the 2014 Pro-Am Trophy title by taking their fourth win of the season.

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Audi Is Best Manufacturer In The 2014 DTM
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 04:09 PM
Sports Cars
Audi Is Best Manufacturer In The 2014 DTM


Audi is the best manufacturer in the 2014 DTM. With a one-two-three victory in the finale at Hockenheim the brand with the four rings in front of 155,000 spectators (throughout the weekend) managed to recover the title in the manufacturers’ championship from BMW.


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DTM Race: Round 10, Hockenheim
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 04:08 PM
Sports Cars
DTM Race: Round 10, Hockenheim


The 30th anniversary DTM season ended with a home race for Mercedes-Benz on Sunday at Hockenheim in front of 155,000 spectators, who came through the gates during the weekend. At the end-of-season finale of the internationally popular touring car series, Mercedes-Benz driver Paul Di Resta (DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé) crossed the finish line in P4 with a deficit of two tenths of a second on Jamie Green (Audi) in third place. During the race, he moved six positions up the field from tenth on the grid to finish fourth. Audi's Mattias Ekström won the race.

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Proof Positive: Audi RS 7 Concept Taken To The Limit With No Driver
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 04:07 PM
Sports Cars
Proof Positive: Audi RS 7 Concept Taken To The Limit With No Driver


At the DTM season finale, Audi demonstrated the sheer fascination of piloted driving. The Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept completed a lap on the Grand Prix track in Hockenheim – at racing speed, without a driver.

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Jiang Xin-Max Wiser Take Back Lead In The Second Race
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 04:07 PM
Sports Cars
Jiang Xin-Max Wiser Take Back Lead In The Second Race Of Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo In Shanghai


After a day of tough competition yesterday at the Shanghai International Circuit, drivers at the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Asia faced off in the afternoon sun for another day of racing.

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