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Daily Archives: September 22nd, 2015

McLaren Nurburgring15aThe McLaren 650S GT3 scored its second victory of the Blancpain Endurance Series season at the weekend with victory for McLaren GT customer team Von Ryan Racing. Works drivers Rob Bell, Shane van Gisbergen and Kevin Estre battled through the grid after a challenging qualifying session, but a bold strategy call by the team saw the McLaren add to the victory in Silverstone, with a winning margin of 14 seconds. This result makes the 650S GT3 the only model to secure two victories this season in one of the most world’s competitive GT series. Read More »

This weekend in Austin, Texas (USA) the Porsche 919 Hybrid achieved its third World Endurance Championship race win in a row. Drivers Timo Bernhard (DE), Brendon Hartley (NZ) and Mark Webber (AUS) won the six-hour race in the Texan capital. The sister car of Romain Dumas (FR), Neel Jani (FR) and Marc Lieb (DE) was leading for a long time, but after a technical problem the car only finished fifth in its class.

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Porsche Texas15dWith a double victory on the Circuit of the Americas at Austin, the Porsche Team Manthey heads into the second half of the 2015 Sports Car World Championship WEC (World Endurance Championship). On the Formula 1 circuit just outside the state capital of Texas, Richard Lietz (Austria) and Michael Christensen (Denmark), the recent winners of the Nürburgring round, won the strongly-represented GTE-Pro class at the wheel of their 470 hp Porsche 911 RSR. Read More »

Peugeot DKR16a– PEUGEOT 2008 DKR16 unveiled
– Benefits from a 3.0-litre V6 twin-turbo diesel engine, now with more power
– Improved aerodynamics with revisions to the bonnet and roof-mounted air-intake

An updated version of the two-wheel drive beast that made its debut on the epic Dakar Rally in January has been revealed. Read More »