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Daily Archives: September 1st, 2015

European race car hire and track day experts Jaco’s Paddock Motorsport are running a two-day track day and a National A race licence operation at Dutch super-circuit Zandvoort on 8-11 November.

The two-day, open pit lane track event – open to all makes of cars (subject to noise restrictions) – will take place on 10/11 November at the internationally renowned and challenging 2.676-mile circuit, nestling off the dunes on the North coast of Holland, just a few miles from the famous city of Amsterdam.

In addition to those simply wanting to sample Dutch delights and the attractions of the Netherland’s premier circuit – including great turns like Scheivlak and the Tarzanbocht – for two days, the Jaco’s Paddock Motorsport operation will also be offering the chance to obtain a German National A race licence, suitable for racing at circuits like the Nurburgring Nordschleife, in the thrilling VLN Race Series. Read More »

The Porsche Team claimed a one-two result in front of a great crowd at the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the Nürburgring, Germany, this weekend.Porsche Nurburg LM15c Read More »

Porsche Nurburg GT15aAfter four straight wins in the USA and Canada, Porsche has now made the breakthrough in the Sports Car World Endurance Championship (WEC). At the premiere of the popular race series on the Nürburgring, the Porsche Manthey squad scored its first victory this season in the GTE-Pro class on Sunday. With the 470 hp 911 RSR, which is based on the seventh generation of the iconic 911 sports car, Richard Lietz (Austria) and Michael Christensen (Denmark) finished first ahead of their French team colleagues Frédéric Makowiecki and Patrick Pilet. For Porsche, this marks the first one-two in the WEC since November 2014, when two 911 RSR finished at the front in Shanghai. Consequently, Richard Lietz is the new leader of the World Endurance Cup for GT drivers. Read More »

– Wilkinson and Bussell take chequered flag in ex Sir Jackie Stewart E-type
– Ben Cussons’ PUG 676 C-type, fresh from the 2015 Mille Miglia, sets fastest lap and wins Class C
– Commentators’ ‘Driver of the Day’ awarded to Jim Tester
– Competitive and entertaining race makes the fifth different race winner in as many races
– Race fans treated to driving demonstration of Le Mans-winning Jaguar XJR-9 LM

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Audi rocken15a– Commanding victory for Mike Rockenfeller at Moscow Raceway
– Mattias Ekström back at the top of the standings following recovery
– Audi recaptures lead of manufacturers’ classification as well

A great day for Audi at Moscow Raceway: Mike Rockenfeller, on delivering a commanding performance in race twelve, gave the brand with the four rings its seventh victory of the season. Read More »

– Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer lead the standings
– 62,000 spectators at German premiere of the FIA WEC
– Fourth place for di Grassi/Duval/Jarvis

Advantage maintained: The Audi drivers Marcel Fässler (CH), André Lotterer (D) and Benoît Tréluyer (F) remain the leaders of the standings halfway through the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season. Read More »

The 2015 DTM remains turbulent. In spite of a strong vehicle performance Audi had to settle for fourth place in the first of the two races of the DTM’s round in Russia.

The race was bitter particularly for Mattias Ekström, who in the heaviest car in the field had shown an impressive performance. From grid position six, he immediately advanced to fifth place in the Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM. Read More »