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– 2017 GT FIA World Endurance Drivers’ Championship to be decided at Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain
– Andy Priaulx (GB) and Harry Tincknell (GB) currently third in championship, just 7.5 points adrift of leaders
– WEC season finale gets underway this Saturday at 16:00 local time (13:00 GMT)

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In the wake of challenging back-to-back races for the team, the Brazilian Grand Prix is already looming. Interlagos is a legendary circuit that often makes for an unpredictable race in front of many excited fans. The weather often plays an important role, but come rain or shine, we are confident in the positive qualities of both our drivers and the R.S.17. The enthusiasm of the fans is always enjoyable to see and hear; in so many regards it is a very fine Grand Prix. Read More »

– Ginetta’s LMP1 car for the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship will be launched at Autosport International
– Launch will take place on Thursday 11th January at the NEC, Birmingham, on stand 6430
– Leeds-based company will showcase its full motorsport ladder, from GRDC to LMP1
– Autosport International is part of Motorsport Network’s UK title, Autosport – one of the world’s leading print and online motorsport publishers
– Tickets to the show, taking place between 11-14 January 2018*, are available at: autosportinternational.com Read More »

– JD Classics’ Costin Lister took overall victory at the Motor Racing Legends ‘50s Sports Car Race during the Algarve Classic Festival
– The team’s Bastos Rover SD1 also finished 2nd overall during the combined Historic Touring Car Challenge and Tony Dron Trophy
– Following a season of massively successful racing, JD Classics’ Costin Lister also claimed Motor Racing Legend’s overall title for the year

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– Sixties American muscle cars back on the Silverstone Classic bill
– Transatlantic Touring Cars always a huge crowd-pleaser
– Cyclone storms into London for Regent Street Motor Show
– Super Early Bird tickets now on sale at 2017 prices

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– Round eight of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship takes place in Shanghai, China this weekend
– Ford Chip Ganassi Racing working hard in the fight for the world championship

The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team heads east again this week for the penultimate round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. After a difficult weekend at Fuji, Japan, the team will have to pull out all of the stops to get back into contention for a championship win. Read More »

After a good start to the Mexican Grand Prix, fortunes quickly turned for both Renault Sport Formula One Team drivers. After gaining one position at the start of the race and running as high as P4, an ERS problem forced Nico Hülkenberg into retirement for safety reasons. Carlos Sainz had an equally good start, moving up one position to P7. He pitted on lap two after a high-speed spin and later retired from seventeenth with a mechanical issue. Read More »

Polestar Cyan Racing has claimed a double World Championship lead after two podium finishes in the WTCC Race of Japan, with Thed Björk extending his lead to 16,5 points over main title rival and Honda driver Norbert Michelisz.

Just as in the previous race in China, rain was pouring down in both races where Thed Björk fought hard with his rivals to claim two solid top five finishes, bringing vital points to the title fight. Adding to the drama was a typhoon that passed Japan, forcing the organisers to move qualifying and both races to Sunday. Read More »

– Renault will exit Formula E at the end of Season 4
– Renault will focus resources on its aggressive goals for Formula 1, and looks forward to continuing to gain benefits from motorsport racing across the Alliance with Nissan.”
– Renault and Nissan will work together to ensure a smooth transition, leveraging the expertise and development already available

Renault today confirmed it will exit Formula E at the end of Season 4, in July 2018. An inaugural partner in Formula E, Renault e.dams clinched its third consecutive FE Teams’ title in Montreal at the end of July 2017 and will soon begin Season 4. Read More »

– DTM Champion right in his first DTM year
– Unusual career in Volkswagen Group
– Audi Sport Team Rosberg wins teams’ and drivers’ titles

Audi driver René Rast (30) is the 2017 DTM Champion, so having written a chapter in motorsport history. The German secured the title in his first DTM season – a feat most recently achieved by the Italian Nicola Larini 24 years ago. On Saturday, Audi had already secured the manufacturers’ and teams’ classifications early in the DTM finale at Hockenheim. Read More »