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The Grasser Lamborghini squad claimed pole position for Sunday’s Silverstone round of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup. Mirko Bortolotti, Christian Engelhart and Rolf Ineichen took the top spot in the three-part qualifying session with a 1m59.690s average aboard their Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Evo to follow up on their pole for the Monza series opener
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Blancpain GT racing offers some of the closest on-track competition in world motorsport, and you can catch the best of the action live on Motorsport.tv. The series has quickly forged a reputation for wheel-to-wheel racing between leading drivers, teams and manufacturers, and here are five reasons you should make sure you check it out. Motorsport.tv
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The factory Aston Martin Racing squad will not contest this year’s Nurburgring 24 Hours in June with its new Vantage GT3. AMR has opted against trying to improve on last year’s fourth-place finish with the previous V12 Vantage racer in order to concentrate on its worldwide customer programmes with the new-generation GT3 and GT4 racers.
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W Series driver Jamie Chadwick has landed an Aston Martin factory contract and will contest this year’s Nurburgring 24 Hours with the British manufacturer. The 20-year-old, who won the GT4 class in the 2015 British GT Championship for the marque, has been made an Aston Martin Racing junior and will undertake multiple rounds of the
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Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto’s Super GT title defence got off to a bad start with their car being hit by another Honda while leading the rain-truncated Okayama opener. Nissan had dominated Saturday’s qualifying with a new lap record, but the wet conditions that prevailed on Sunday played into the hands of the Honda runners.
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McLaren Autosport BRDC Award winner Tom Gamble will switch codes from single-seaters to GT racing with the WRT Audi squad this season. The 17-year-old is moving to Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe to race a WRT Audi R8 LMS after his maiden single-seater campaign last year in the BRDC British Formula 3 Championship. He will
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Fabian Vettel, brother of Ferrari Formula 1 driver Sebastian, will pilot a Mercedes-AMG GT3 car in the German ADAC GT Masters series in 2019. Four-time F1 champion Sebastian Vettel has been the dominant works Mercedes team’s main rival in grand prix racing in the past two years as he finished runner-up in the championship twice
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Former Nissan GT1 team will return to full-time motorsport competition in the 2019 British GT Championship with a new Bentley Continental GT3. The long-time Nismo technical partner, which won the 2011 FIA GT1 World Championship with a Nissan GTR driven by Michael Krumm and Lucas Luhr, had last contested a full season of racing in
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Get unlimited access for free You have 10 articles remaining to view this month. The organisation behind McLaren’s first two generations of GT3 contender will run Aston Martins in 2019 following its split from its former partner. The company formerly known as CRS, which developed the MP4-12C and 650S GT3 racers as McLaren GT, will
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