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Get unlimited access for free You have 10 articles remaining to view this month. Aston Martin will return to Super GT for the first time in five years with a factory-supported Vantage GT3 in the GT300 class. The latest-generation Vantage will be driven by multiple GT300 race winner Tomonobu Fujii and ex-Nissan stalwart Joao Paulo
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Get unlimited access for free You have 10 articles remaining to view this month. The sportscar team run by ex-Formula 1 driver Olivier Panis will expand into the GT3 arena with Lexus in Blancpain championships this season. Panis-Barthez Competition, which works together with the Tech 1 Racing squad, has announced plans to run the Lexus
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Get unlimited access for free You have 10 articles remaining to view this month. The GruppeM Mercedes will start the opening round of the 2019 Intercontinental GT Challenge, the Bathurst 12 Hour, from pole position after a grid penalty for shootout pacesetter Jake Dennis. R-Motorsport Aston Martin driver Dennis dominated the single-lap Shootout with a
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Get unlimited access for free You have 10 articles remaining to view this month. This weekend’s Bathurst 12 Hour – the opening round of the 2019 Intercontinental GT Challenge – can be watched in full, live and for free, on Motorsport.tv. The world’s leading GT manufacturers have committed to this year’s IGTC in force, with
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Get unlimited access for free You have only 5 articles remaining to view this month. Paul Tracy says his racing return at this weekend’s Bathurst 12 Hour “happened by accident” and achieves a “bucket list” goal. The 2003 Champ Car champion is subbing for the injured Boris Said in one of the V8-powered MARC entries,
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Get unlimited access for free You have only 5 articles remaining to view this month. Ferrari and Honda have signed up for the Intercontinental GT Challenge ahead of this weekend’s series-opening Bathurst 12 Hour, bringing the number of manufacturers registered for the series to eight. Honda and Ferrari will now be able to score drivers’
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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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