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The revised September date for this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours has caused date clashes with British GT and Supercars, posing problems for teams and drivers planning to enter both. The final round of the British GT championship at Donington and the opening Supercars enduro, the OTR 500 at the Bend, now clash with the
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Multiple British Touring Car Championship race winner Rob Collard will make the switch to endurance racing this season and compete in the British GT Championship with Barwell Motorsport. The 51-year-old will move away from the BTCC which he has competed in since 2000 – claiming the Independent’s Cup in 2003 – having raced predominately with
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GT World Challenge series promoter SRO Motorsports has has donated fines incurred during the 2019 season to a selection of charitable causes. Six projects including a movement to continue the legacy of the late Maria de Villota and the rebuilding of the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris will benefit from support from SRO, which organises series
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Jules Gounon survived a late puncture to take a first Bathurst 12 Hour win for Bentley amid an ongoing threat of rain, alongside Maxime Soulet and Jordan Pepper. The #7 Continental was in the fight all afternoon, leading at both the race’s half and three-quarter marks during a see-sawing battle with the #999 GruppeM Mercedes.
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Watch this weekend’s Bathurst 12 Hour – the opening round of the 2020 Intercontinental GT Challenge – in full, live and for free, on Autosport. A record nine manufacturers have committed to this year’s IGTC, which begins at the the epic Mount Panorama circuit. The race commences before dawn on Sunday morning Australian time and
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The field for the 2020 Bathurst 12 Hour has been depleted by the spectacular series of crashes across Saturday’s action. Three Class A cars and an Invitational entry are set to be missing from the grid when the race kicks off on Sunday morning, off the back of a spate of crashes in both practice
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Reigning Bathurst 12 Hour winner Matt Campbell put in a stunning Top 10 Shootout lap to secure pole in the #911 Absolute Porsche, while several big crashes rocked qualifying day. Both segments of qualifying were affected by significant crashes, with a frightening incident involving Sam Shahin and Tyler Everingham in the first session, followed by
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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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