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Get unlimited access for free You have only 5 articles remaining to view this month. Toyota will bring back the legendary Supra name to Super GT next year after revealing a concept version of the racecar at the Tokyo Auto Salon on Friday. The Japanese manufacturer first used the Supra in Super GT’s forerunner the
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Get unlimited access for free You have only 5 articles remaining to view this month. One-time Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button will remain in Super GT in 2019 to defend his drivers’ crown, Honda officially confirmed at the Tokyo Auto Salon on Friday. Button will again pair up with established Japanese racing star Naoki
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Lucas Ordonez, the first winner of gamer-to-racer contest GT Academy, has announced he is ending his decade-long relationship with Nissan. The 33-year-old was the first-ever graduate of the Nissan-backed GT Academy, back in 2008, which was designed to take the top players from the PlayStation-exclusive video game franchise Gran Turismo and turn them into professional
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Porsche will expand its factory campaigns in the world’s major GT3 championships for the 2019 season. The German manufacturer will field two line-ups of works drivers in both the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup and the Intercontinental GT Challenge rather than the single-car entries of 2018. The Porsche programmes with the second-generation 991-shape 911 GT3-R
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The factory M-Sport Bentley squad will mount a four-car attack on next year’s Spa 24 Hours. Bentley has announced the expanded assault on the blue-riband round of the Blancpain GT Series in July as part of a reaffirmed commitment to the Endurance Cup segment of the BGTS and the Intercontinental GT Challenge in 2019. M-Sport
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The new McLaren 720S GT3 will make its race debut in next month’s Gulf 12 Hours enduro in Abu Dhabi. The first racing car developed by McLaren Automotive’s new in-house motorsport department will contest the event made up of two six-hour races at the Yas Marina circuit on December 15 ahead of its homologation in
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Antonelli Motorsport’s Giacomo Altoe and Daniel Zampieri dominated the final race of the Lamborghini World Finals to claim the Super Trofeo world championship honours. They took advantage of a troubled start for their nearest rivals to secure victory by nearly 20 seconds from Bonaldi’s James Pull and Kelvin Snoeks. After leading yesterday’s race but falling
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American Ryan Hardwick was crowned Lamborghini Super Trofeo AM class champion with a third-place finish in Sunday’s World Finals races at Vallelunga. The Dream Racing Motorsport racer started on the front row and ran second early on behind eventual race winner Damon Ockey. Hardwick slipped behind the Dorr Motorsport duo of Manuel Lauck and Florian
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Lamborghini has unveiled a brand-new sports utility vehicle (SUV) that will form the basis of a new championship in 2020. The new SUV will be the first that will combine both racetrack and off-road events across a calendar based in Europe and the Middle East. The Urus ST-X Concept was unveiled at the Vallelunga circuit,
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Clazzio Racing’s Kei Cozzolino and Afiq Yazid inherited victory in a chaotic race in the Super Trofeo Pro class at the Lamborghini World Finals on Saturday afternoon. The pair took the win at Vallelunga after their nearest rivals were struck with penalties. Antonelli Motorsport’s Giacomo Altoe and Daniel Zampieri were leading comfortably when they were
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American Ryan Hardwick came from third on the grid to take a superb victory in the first Lamborghini World Finals race for the Super Trofeo AM category at Vallelunga on Saturday afternoon. It was a hard-fought win for the Dream Racing driver who passed Dorr’s Florian Scholze in the closing stages to secure the victory.
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Giacomo Altoe will start on pole position for race one of the Super Trofeo Pro class category of the Lamborghini World Finals at Vallelunga. The Huracan driver set a 1m30.834s lap, 0.171s quicker than Clazzio Racing’s Kei Cozzolino. Richard Muscat was third for Leipert Motorsport ahead of Kikko Galbiati and his team-mate Frederik Schandorff. British
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Manuel Lauck and Damon Ockey set the pace in the two Saturday morning qualifying sessions for the Lamborghini World Finals at Vallelunga. In the first of the two 20-minute shootouts, Dorr Motorsport’s Lauck topped the timings. His quickest effort of 1m32.861s was 0.150s faster than Raffaele Giannoni’s lap. The session had a brief pause for
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Daniel Zampieri and Giacomo Altoe triumphed in the Super Trofeo Europe Pro & Pro-Am race, the third of Friday’s six-race extravaganza in the Lamborghini World Finals at Vallelunga. Their Antonelli Motorsport-run Huracan Super Trofeo Evo led from pole and dominated the 50-minute race, beating Frederik Schandorff and Niels Lagrange in the Pro class. Third place
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