Michael Symons won yesterday’s opening race for the Britcar Production Cup Championship at Donington Park.
Spanish pairing Javier Morcillo and Manuel Cintrano took victory at the opening round of the British Endurance Championship at a soaking wet Donington Park. Driving the Neil Garner Motorsport Mosler MT900R, the duo conquered all before them, winning the race by over a lap. But, as the 3-hour race drew to its conclusion, the result was far from clear-cut.
Horsepower Racing’s British Endurance Championship (BEC) campaign has been dramatically modified. The Scuderia Vittoria-run squad had planned to race their Ferrari 430 in Class 1, but a terminal engine failure during the official Britcar test session on Wednesday left then without a car
Hour five of the Sebring 12 hours began as hour three had started: under full-course caution. This time, it was due to Ed Brown having spun his ESM #02 HPD and becoming left spinning his wheels as he found himself stuck on a kerb.
Graham Johnson and Mike Robinson will contest the 2013 Britcar Production Cup Championship in a Total Control Racing run SEAT Leon. For the pair, who raced together in the Rotax Max Enduro Championship between 2003 and 2005, it will be the first time they have shared a seat in a car.
After a solid performance in the first test day of the American Le Mans Series at Sebring, Extreme Speed Motorsports’ Johannes van Overbeek believes his team can achieve more success in 2013, and says he is ultimately looking for championship victory this year.
The four Audi R8 entries for the Rolex 24 at Daytona will start from the front, middle and rear of the 34-car GT class.
Defending Rolex 24 at Daytona champions Michael Shank Racing will start this tomorrow’s race at Daytona from fourth and sixth on the grid – with the Daytona Prototype class headed by three BMW-Riley machines including a pair of Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates machines.
2012 Rolex 24-winning team Michael Shank Racing is looking to defend its crown this weekend. The team, which will be entering the #6 and #60 Ford-Riley Prototypes are looking to repeat their double-podium success of last year, where the winning margin was just five seconds.
The #73 Park Place Motorsports/Racing4Research Porsche GT3 Cup entry have spoken of their hopes for the 2013 Rolex 24, after setting the pace at the GT test session earlier in the month.