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It was another weekend of celebrations for Team WRT as Dries Vanthoor and Charles Weerts netted the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe powered by AWS overall Drivers’ title at the Nürburgring, with two rounds still to go and one week after taking the Sprint Cup crown. Read More »

After a disappointing start when their car suffered damage early in qualifying, Cumbrian driver Frank Bird and his two teammates bounced back to post a great result in this weekend’s TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Spa. Read More »

After a month’s break, Penrith racing driver Frank Bird returns to action this weekend when he contests the legendary Total Energies 24 Hours of Spa for Team WRT at their home round.

One of the most famous races in the world, the race in the Belgian Ardennes district forms the third round of the Endurance class in the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe and will see 21-year-old Frank compete alongside two teammates in the Audi R8 LMS. Read More »

The special relationship between Team WRT and the track of Misano was yet again confirmed in the third round of the Fanatec GT World Cup Europe Sprint Cup when Cumbrian driver Frank Bird was part of the victorious winning team.

The 21-year-old from Penrith partnered Japanese driver Ryuichiro Tomita to the win in the second of this weekend’s Silver Cup races in the Audi R8 LMS to record their first victory of the season after a string of podiums. Read More »

This weekend sees the traditional mid-summer visit of the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe powered by AWS at Misano whereby the popular Adriatic resort in Italy hosts the third round of the Sprint Cup.

Unlike previous years, there is no night race meaning Team WRT have entered its three Audi R8 LMS with their regular line-ups, including Cumbrian driver Frank Bird. Read More »

It was a positive weekend at Zandvoort for both Team WRT and Penrith driver Frank Bird in the second round of the Fanatec GT World Cup Europe powered by AWS Sprint Cup, as they took a double podium in the Silver Cup.

The 21-year-old Cumbrian and Japanese teammate Ryuichiro Tomita followed up a superb third place in yesterday’s opening one-hour race with another superb effort to claim third place in today’s race in the factory-supported Audi R8 LMS. Read More »

With summer breaking out in Northern Europe, the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe powered by AWS is back this weekend with the second round of the Sprint Cup which takes place at the popular resort of Zandvoort. Read More »

The forthcoming May Bank Holiday weekend is going to be a very busy one for Cumbrian driver Frank Bird who will be in action in both France and the UK in two different disciplines for the 21 year old from Penrith.

Starting on Friday with the Circuit Paul Ricard 1000km, Bird will be part of an ultra-competitive 47-car field who will contest round three of the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS in the Team WRT Audi R8 LMS GT3 which he will share with teammates Ryuichiro Tomita and Valdemar Eriksen. Read More »

The Fanatec GT World Cup Europe powered by AWS Sprint Cup took place this weekend with a double-header race at the French track of Magny Cours where Cumbrian driver Frank Bird suffered mixed fortunes in the Team WRT Audi R8 LMS. Read More »

Cumbrian driver Frank Bird kicked off the season with a fine fourth place in the Silver Cup class at Monza when the opening round of the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe powered by AWS commenced with three-hour race for the Endurance Cup.

The legendary Italian track is notoriously not the most favourable for the Audi R8 LMS, but the three cars of the Belgian squad showed good pace in practice, qualifying and also in the newly inaugurated SIM racing class. Read More »