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The Rebellion Racing R13 Gibson of Mathias Beche, Thomas Laurent and Gustavo Menezes won the 6 Hours of Silverstone on 19 August to claim the Royal Automobile Club Tourist Trophy. The result came following the dramatic exclusion of both Toyotas, which had finished one-two on the road in front of a crowd of more than 60,000 enthusiasts as the World Endurance Championship made its annual visit to the UK. Read More »

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Contested under covered skies, the three free-practice sessions allowed the Signatech Alpine Matmut team to get comfortable once again with the Alpine A470’s ‘sprint’ package, as well as the new Silverstone track surface.

Qualifying duties were shared by Nicolas Lapierre and Pierre Thiriet. While the former posted the third best time in LMP2, his team mate’s run was interrupted by a red flag and his only real flying lap didn’t allow him to improve the position of the n°36. Read More »

– The #67 Ford GT of Andy Priaulx (GB) and Harry Tincknell (GB) finishes in third place
– Stefan Mücke (GER) and Olivier Pla (FRA) finish seventh after a tough six hours of racing

The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team had a gruelling six hours of racing at Silverstone yesterday, finishing in third and seventh places. Read More »

– Aston Martin Vantage GTE makes competitive step forward with top-four finish
– New car maintains 100% finish record with double-points haul
– GTE Am partner team TF Sport delivers podium with V8 Vantage GTE

Aston Martin Racing’s new Vantage GTE recorded its first top-four finish and made a significant step forward in pace and development during the 6 Hours of Silverstone this weekend. Read More »

– New Aston Martin Vantage GTE 0.078s away from GTE Pro pole
– New cars make a step forward in competitiveness on home soil
– GTE Am world champions to start from fourth position at Silverstone

Aston Martin Racing delivered its most competitive showing of the season with the new Vantage GTE by qualifying an impressive second and third fastest in the GTE Pro class for the 6 Hours of Silverstone. Read More »

– Vantage GTE to make first competitive appearance on home ground
– Aston Martin targets strong performance as car development continues
– Reigning GTE Am champions hunting for second win of Super Season

Aston Martin Racing’s new FIA World Endurance Championship challenger – the Vantage GTE – will make its first competitive appearance on home ground in the 6 Hours of Silverstone this weekend. Read More »

– Stefan Mücke and Olivier Pla to resume titanic battle for championship in #66 Ford GT
– Andy Priaulx and Harry Tincknell have a point to prove in the #67 GT
– The 6 Hours of Silverstone gets underway on Sunday, August 19 at 13:00 CET

The 2018-19 WEC Super Season resumes this weekend and the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team is ready to continue the fight for top honours in the FIA World Endurance Championship. Round 3 takes place at the world-famous Silverstone Circuit, just a few miles from Greatworth Park where the team is based, making this the home event. Read More »

– Aston Martin Racing revises driver crews for Super Season six-hour races
– Darren Turner re-signs for Aston Martin Racing in expanded role
– Jonny Adam to support TF Sport in GTE Am for the rest of 2018

Aston Martin Racing has adjusted its driver line-up for the remainder of 2018, beginning with the 6 Hours of Silverstone (19 August) and including the 6 Hours of Fuji (14 October) and 6 Hours of Shanghai (18 November). Read More »

24 hours and a great moment: On the eve of the legendary long-distance race at Le Mans, France, BMW will open a new chapter in the brand’s fascinating sports car history. On 15 June 2018, the countdown to the 24-hour Le Mans race will provide the perfect framework for the world premiere of the new BMW 8 Series Coupe. The new luxury sports car was developed parallel to the BMW M8 GTE with which BMW Motorsport will again take to the Le Mans starting grid the next day for the first time since 2011. 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 »