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The McLaren 650S GT3 secured further silverware this weekend as McLaren GT Factory Drivers Rob Bell and Alvaro Parente enjoyed a strong weekend at the Nürburgring round of the Blancpain Sprint Series. The duo claimed pole position, a podium finish and the Main Race victory – the first for the McLaren 650S GT3 in the 2016 Sprint Cup. This result extends Bell’s lead at the top of the Blancpain GT Drivers Championship to 44 points.

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McLaren Misano16aThe McLaren 650S GT3 began its 2016 European campaign in the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup opener at Misano, Italy with a double points finish. Despite tricky conditions throughout, Factory Drivers Rob Bell and Alvaro Parente scored valuable points in both races of the weekend and showed impressive pace during qualifying in the #58 McLaren 650S GT3, run by new customer team Garage 59. Read More »

Maxime Soulet and Andy Soucek• Bentley Motorsport wins its debut Blancpain Sprint Series Cup race
• The qualifying race result put car #8 on pole for the main race
• Main race podium prevented by avoidable contact from competitor

Bentley Motorsport’s works team made its Blancpain Sprint Series Cup debut at Misano, this weekend, and won the first race of the event, putting the #8 Bentley Team M-Sport Continental GT3 on pole for Sunday’s main competition. Read More »

Bentley announces largest race programme yet• Bentley Motorsport races across the globe in 2016
• Works team adds Blancpain Sprint Series to calendar
• Wolfgang Reip becomes latest Bentley Boy

Bentley Motorsport will contest more than 90 top-level GT races around the world in 2016, as both its works and customer team programmes expand. The Bentley Team M-Sport works outfit will now enter the full Blancpain GT Series and welcomes Wolfgang Reip to the Blancpain Endurance Series line-up. Read More »

McLaren BlancpainThe McLaren GT Factory Driver line up of Rob Bell, Côme Ledogar, Alvaro Parente and Shane van Gisbergen will join forces with the drivers in the recently announced McLaren GT Driver Academy as part of bold plans by customer team Garage 59 to contest the Blancpain Endurance Series and Blancpain Sprint Series. The team will take part in a 10-date calendar visiting some of the most iconic circuits in Europe. Read More »

Bentley Motorsport 2016 driver Vincent Abril• Blancpain Sprint Series champion Abril graduates to Works team
• Joins re-signed Guy Smith and Steven Kane in car #7
• Soucek, Soulet and Buhk re-sign for car #8

Bentley Motorsport is continuing its preparation for the 2016 season with confirmation of its driver line-up, including the signing of 20-year old Monegasque driver Vincent Abril. Recently crowned as 2015 Blancpain Sprint Series champion together with current Bentley Boy and Bentley Team HTP team-mate Maximillian Buhk, Abril graduates from the customer team to join the Bentley Motorsport squad for 2016. Read More »

• Bentley Continental GT3 wins first major championship
• Bentley Team HTP takes Blancpain Sprint Series drivers title
• Maxi Buhk and Vincent Abril crowned championsBentley Continental GT3 wins Blancpain Sprint Series Read More »

– Continental GT3 race programme expands around the world
– Works, Works-supported and customer teams for 2015
– Bentley Team M-Sport confirms 2015 driver line-up
– First race of the season will be the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 HourBentley 2015 Read More »

– Three championship wins and twelve other titles for Audi teams
– Endurance racing success in Germany, Belgium and the USA
– Driver variety ranges from gentleman drivers to top-flight pros

The Audi R8 LMS ultra has never before been as successful as in the past racing season. The teams of Audi Sport customer racing won a total of 15 titles in Australia, Asia and Europe. Three major endurance racing victories complete the track record of the successful model. Read More »

Bentley HTP• Bentley Team HTP to run five Continental GT3 cars in Europe
• Follows a successful year for HTP Motorsport and the Continental GT3
• Continental GT3 to race in Blancpain Sprint Series and ADAC GT Masters

Bentley Motorsport starts to build on the success of the Continental GT3’s debut season with the announcement of a new partnership with the successful HTP Motorsport team for 2015. Read More »