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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 »

The 2021 season finally gets underway with the opening round of the GT World Challenge Europe taking place at Monza in Italy, with Cumbrian driver Frank Bird in action in what is widely referenced as the pinnacle of the GT3 racing scene.

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The élite of GT3 racing is warming up engines, as the start of the continental season is only one week away. Owing to the tradition, the legendary Autodromo di Monza will host the 3-hour race that kicks off the Endurance Cup and the whole Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe, which will include 5 events in both the Endurance and the Sprint Cups. Read More »

CMR will enter a car in the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup in 2021. Charly Bourachot’s team is aiming for the crown in the Pro-Am Cup.

Nelson Panciatici is the only crew pilot to know the Bentley Continental GT3. He will be joined by Stuart White, a South African driver who discovered the GT World Challenge Europe this year after a few F4 races. Gilles Vannelet completes the crew, with a great experience of the race. Read More »

Nationwide and Dino Zamparelli maintained the championship lead after becoming the first double winner of the 2018 Porsche Carrera Cup GB season, taking victory on day one at the theatre of speed, Autodromo di Monza in Italy and working his way from 6th to 2nd on day two.

The 25-year old qualified third on the grid and when the lights went out Dino launched the car off the line to take second place as Harper dropped back. Read More »

The Amigos Team Parker Racing duo of Seb Perez and George Gamble left the legendary Monza Race Circuit at the weekend with an impressive haul of trophies, as both Porsche Carrera Cup GB drivers picked up race wins at rounds five and six of the series in Italy (12th/13th May).

Perez would add to his maiden ProAm category win at Donington a fortnight ago as he “did the double” at Monza, winning both battles for class honours and becoming the only driver in the series to win two races in one weekend. His impressive show of pace also meant he was awarded the Carrera Cup “Driver of the Weekend” for his performance. Read More »

Nationwide Accident Repair Services travels to the world-famous Monza for rounds five and six of the Porsche Carrera Cup GB season as championship leader in the hands of Dino Zamparelli.

In the cool and wet conditions at Donington Park last time out, Dino scored a second and third place finish to remain on top of the Drivers’ standings. While he was the fastest driver on track in race one he was unable to find a way past for the lead despite constant pressure, and in race two had to defend while trying to challenge the top two cars, settling for third. Read More »

Renault Sport Racing Formula One Team had a tough race at the Italian Grand Prix, with Nico Hülkenberg finishing thirteenth and Jolyon Palmer retiring after 29 laps. Nico made an early pit stop but was unable to work back up the order due to the unique high-speed challenges Monza presents. Jolyon, on a reverse tyre strategy from his team-mate, was making progress before his pit stop, however a five-second penalty dented his charge. He subsequently retired for safety concerns after a transmission issue arose. Today’s race was dry and sunny as a contrast to yesterday’s rain-affected qualifying. Read More »

The Italian Grand Prix caps the end of the European segment of the Formula 1 calendar as we begin to switch our attention to Asia in the early autumn months.

Monza is a legendary circuit with an electric atmosphere to match and it seems to be a fitting way to end what has been an exciting summer of racing on some of Europe’s finest circuits. Read More »

mclaren-october16aThe McLaren 650S GT3 continues to enjoy a strong season, claiming silverware across the world. The latest results saw Factory Driver Côme Ledogar secure race victory and a further podium in Monza, Italy with customer team Garage 59 during the penultimate round of the International GT Open championship. Fellow Factory Driver Rob Bell was also confirmed as runner-up in the Blancpain GT Series Driver Championship after the final round of the fiercely-contested Endurance and Sprint combined calendar. Read More »