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But the diverse career of Nelson Piquet Jr, who finished second to GP2 rival Lewis Hamilton in the 2008 German Grand Prix, has entered a new chapter as the Brazilian returns to GT racing in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America series with ANSA Motorsports. The inaugural Formula E champion in 2014-15 has focused primarily
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The replacement to the M6 model was revealed in its full M Motorsport livery ahead of this weekend’s Nurburgring 24 Hour race at the famed Nordschleife venue, where several BMW-supported teams are in attendance. BMW said the M4 will continue to undergo more test and race outings for the rest of the year before the
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Weather was the deciding factor in the 20-car Top Qualifying 2 shootout at the Nordschleife, with the Eifel region being subjected to heavy rainfall. Race control decided to start the second section about half an hour later than planned, but the track conditions were still treacherously slippery in places. Yelloly, who claimed victory in the
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The long-awaited competition debut of the new E-type Jaguar has been made at last. Two of the magnificent Coventry machines appeared in the main race of the day at the British Automobile Racing Club national meeting at Oulton Park. Their first appearance was an impressive one, both cars being in virtually standard trim and leading
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The bid on the Time Attack 1 class for production-based machinery at the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb on 27 June will be made under the Bentley Motorsport banner by 2015 event winner Rhys Millen, son of former course record holder Rod. Renewable biofuel will power the Continental in line with Bentley’s Beyond100 strategy, under which
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Over 140 cars – including 28 in the SP9 category for GT3s – were entered for the four-hour race on the Nordschleife, but the event was abandoned due to heavy snow that descended on the Eifel region prior to qualifying on Saturday morning. Alfa Romeo Formula 1 reserve Kubica, who will race in the European
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New Mercedes drivers Daniel Juncadella and Jules Gounon will join Raffaelo Marciello for the French Auto Sport Promotion team’s defence of its GT World Challenge Europe crown in 2021. Former DTM driver Juncadella and Gounon, winner of last year’s Bathurst 12 Hours with Bentley, will drive with ASP regular Marciello in the team’s solo pro
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Championship-winning British GT outfit Team Parker Racing will switch from Bentley to Porsche for its assault on this year’s GT3 class title. The team behind Seb Morris and Rick Parfitt Jr’s 2017 championship run has campaigned Bentley machinery in British GT since 2016, but changes to the 911 GT3 R in 2021 to align with
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Ferrari Formula 1 test driver Callum Ilott is set to embark on a GT racing programme in 2021 that will see him appear in a number of undisclosed sportscar races. Ilott finished as runner-up in last year’s Formula 2 championship behind fellow Ferrari Driver Academy member Mick Schumacher, but confirmed he would not be returning
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The latest addition to Lamborghini’s factory GT roster faced the tough prospect of abandoning his F1 dream while still at school. But 2020 British GT champion Sandy Mitchell has proved that the move was absolutely the right one, as he told JAMES NEWBOLD The news shortly before Christmas that Sandy Mitchell had been appointed as
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