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Former Audi LMP1 racer Oliver Jarvis will rejoin the factory M-Sport Bentley squad as part of a major reshuffle of the British manufacturer’s driver line-up. Jarvis, who races for Mazda in the IMSA SportsCar Championship, has been re-signed by Bentley for a full programme in the Intercontinental GT Challenge, two years after he was part
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The SRT Viper GTS-R faced an uphill battle at the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2013. Having only made its race debut in the American Le Mans Series at Mid-Ohio the previous August, it was still relatively early in its gestation by the time it rolled into France, and victory in the GTE-Pro class was
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Ex-Formula 1 driver Narain Karthikeyan will step down from his Honda Super GT seat in 2020 to “continue his racing pursuits in other series”. Karthikeyan joined the Japanese series at the start of the 2019 season with Nakajima Racing, marking a major shift to sportscars after a career largely based in single-seaters. He and Nakajima
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The Bathurst 12 Hour is expected to go ahead as planned, with organisers confirming there is currently no threat from the wildfires ravaging the Australian bushland. According to a statement from the event, officials are “monitoring the situation daily” as the state of New South Wales – on the eastern coast of the country –
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Blancpain GT Series champion Mirko Bortolotti has departed the Lamborghini factory setup after five years to join sister brand Audi’s works roster. The 2017 Endurance Cup and overall Blancpain GT champion – alongside Christian Engelhart – joined Lamborghini after impressing in its single-make Trofeo Series. He won the Lamborghini World Finals in 2014 and proved
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Mercedes’ Raffaele Marciello put in a second flawless drive in as many days to secure the FIA GT World Cup crown in Macau. Like Saturday’s qualifying race Marciello against faced competition from a pair of Porsches, Laurens Vanthoor leading the charge for the Rowe squad after getting past team-mate Earl Bamber on the opening lap.
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Raffaele Marciello stormed to pole position for the FIA GT World Cup qualification race with a stunning late lap in his GruppeM Mercedes. The Italian couldn’t have left his run any later, charging to top spot right at the flag after failing to get a clean lap in between stoppages earlier in the session. The
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This year’s title-winning Super GT outfit Team LeMans will not continue in the Toyota stable in 2020, Autosport has learned. Team LeMans won the GT500 title earlier this month at Motegi with Kazuya Oshima and Kenta Yamashita, adding to the All-Japan GT Championship success it earned back in 2002 with Akira Iida and now-team boss
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Jenson Button says his SUPER GT season was compromised by Honda’s new 2019 aero package being too “unpredictable” to race, leaving his car short of upgrades to match the competition. Last year’s champions Button and Naoki Yamamoto endured a winless campaign in 2019, finishing eighth in the drivers’ standings with 37 points – less than
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Jenson Button finishes his two-year SUPER GT stint in the 2019 finale at Motegi on Sunday, and you can watch the race live on Autosport from 4.20am UK time. But while Button’s rookie campaign alongside Naoki Yamamoto last year resulted in a championship win at the first attempt, this time the pair are out of
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Lexus locked out the front row for this weekend’s SUPER GT title decider at Motegi, as Kenta Yamashita put the points-leading Team LeMans LC500 second behind Yuhi Sekiguchi’s TOM’S entry. Sekiguchi posted a 1m35.964s in the #36 TOM’S Lexus he shares with Kazuki Nakajima in the dying moments of the pole shootout to take his
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