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On Friday 14th September at Spa Francorchamps, as part of this year’s Spa Six Hour event, the autumnal air will come alive with the sights and sounds of a magnificent grid of Pre-War sports cars for a 40 minute pit stop race.

Race organisers Motor Racing Legends run a series of races for Pre-War Sports Cars throughout the season and races are open to all sports cars built before 1941. Cars must be must be close to the original production specification; in ‘road-going’ trim with wings and lights fitted and using ordinary pump fuel. Read More »

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Two iconic motor racing names will come together this summer as Castrol Honda Racing brings the Honda NSX GT3 to the 24 Hours of Spa Francorchamps.

The NSX GT3, which builds upon Honda’s next-generation supercar and utilises the same 3.5-litre, twin-turbocharged V6 engine is a race winner in the North American-based IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship and Pirelli World Challenge. The car currently competes in high-level series on three continents as part of Honda’s NSX GT3 Customer Racing Programme. Read More »

– Nicki Thiim stars in Top 30 shoot-out on V12 Vantage GT3’s N24 swansong
– All-star line-up shines in three-car factory attack on the Green Hell
– Aston Martin Vantage GT8 entry survives near-miss to qualify strongly in class

Aston Martin Racing will start the ADAC Zurich 24 Hours Race on the challenging Nürburgring Nordschleife from fifth on the grid after a spectacular qualifying performance put the seven-year old V12 Vantage GT3 in the hunt for pole position. Read More »

– Aston Martin’s new Vantage GTE completes trouble-free debut at Spa
– GTE Am champions lead home an Aston one-two in class
– New GTE Pro contender bags a double-points finish as Super Season kicks off

Aston Martin Racing’s new Vantage GTE recorded an encouraging double-points finish on its debut in the FIA World Endurance Championship Super Season opener, the TOTAL 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. Read More »

– Aston Martin’s new Vantage GTE completes trouble-free start
– Team positive of a strong result in Saturday’s race at Spa
– Team claim front row start in GTE Am class with defending champions

Aston Martin Racing’s Vantage GTE has made its qualifying debut at the FIA World Endurance Championship’s season opener, the TOTAL 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, in Belgium. Read More »

– Aston Martin Vantage GTE to make its racing debut at Spa-Francorchamps
– Team confident car is competitive and reliable ahead of season
– Aston Martin Racing begins historic Super Season with world class driver line-up

The new Aston Martin Vantage GTE will make its long-awaited debut in the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Super Season at the Total 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps this weekend (3-5 May). Read More »

– Pure McLaren single-make series is McLaren Automotive’s own FIA accredited international race series
– Spa-Francorchamps is the inaugural round of six across Europe in 2018
– The field will comprise of McLaren 570S GT4 track cars which are either driver owned or rented from McLaren and supported by McLaren engineers

This weekend sees the first round of McLaren Automotive’s inaugural FIA accredited Pure McLaren single-make international race series. Read More »

• JD Classics took two victories at Spa Francorchamps this weekend, including overall victory in the headline Spa Six Hours race
• The team’s Ford GT40 won the Six Hours, while the Costin Lister took victory in the Stirling Moss/Woodcote Trophy race
• JD Classics was also supporting two customer entries; an Austin Mini Cooper S a Jaguar XK120 ‘Ecurie Ecosse’
• Racing success at Spa Francorchamps follows JD Classics victory and two second-place finishes at Goodwood Revival the previous weekend

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Renault Sport Formula One Team equalled its best result for the third time this season as Nico Hülkenberg finished in sixth position at the Pirelli Belgian Grand Prix. Both drivers gained positions in the race. Nico started from seventh and executed a strong race to gain one position and claim eight points. The team is now one point shy of seventh in the Constructors’ Championship. After a promising start to the weekend, Jolyon Palmer had a gearbox issue in qualifying which forced a gearbox change and resulted in a five-place grid penalty for the Brit. He started the race from P14 – due to a competitor also having a grid penalty – and gained one position to finish P13. Read More »

The Belgian Grand Prix marks the beginning of the home stretch of the season and it’s vital that we hit the ground running by making a return to the points.

Hungary could have been a very strong weekend for us but the results failed to materialise. This was frustrating given we proved throughout the weekend in Budapest that we had the pace to be competitive and be in contention for a good haul of points from both drivers. Read More »