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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 »

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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 »

Renault Italy16– Jolyon Palmer made up a number of positions after a spirited start however contact with Felipe Nasr – for which the Sauber driver was subsequently penalised – led to retirement on safety grounds. Kevin Magnussen also made a strong start and finished in seventeenth position.
– Kevin started the race from P21 with a new set of Pirelli’s red super soft tyres. He changed to new yellow softs on lap 14 then new super soft tyres on lap 30.
– Jolyon started the race in P20 on new soft tyres. After contact with Sauber’s Felipe Nasr at turn two on the first lap, he pitted for a new front wing, safety check and a set of new medium compound tyres at the end of the second lap. He returned to the pits to retire at the end of his seventh lap. Read More »

McLaren GT Factory Drivers Rob Bell, Côme Ledogar, Shane van Gisbergen and Alvaro Parente claimed victories in Europe and North America as the 650S GT3 enjoyed a strong weekend. The race-focused version of Super Series model secured a dramatic win at the opening round of the 2016 Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup in Monza, Italy, a double podium in the Pirelli World Challenge at Barber Motorsports Park in the USA and pole position and a win at the first weekend of the International GT Open championship in Estoril, Portugal.

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British racer Jordan King endured a tough weekend in the eighth round of the GP2 Series in Italy, but emerged with championship points for the third race in succession and a second pole position to add to his maiden-season tally.

The 21-year-old Racing Engineering driver admitted to a tricky start to the event, from which he and the Spanish team bounced back. Read More »

Bentley brings home the silverware from Monza• Car #7 makes a strong start to the season with a second-in-class* finish
• Car #8 also scores championship points, finishing eighth-in-class*
• Bentley Team M-Sport looks forward to home race at Silverstone

Bentley Team M-Sport made a strong start to its 2015 European season, with the #7 Continental GT3 of British trio Guy Smith, Andy Meyrick and Steven Kane finishing a provisional second-in-class (fourth overall) in the opening round of the Blancpain Endurance Series at Italy’s famous Monza track. Read More »