Mercedes AMGs lock out the pole position in both classes in the heat of the Adriatic coastal circuit at Misano.
The picturesque Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli once again welcomes the Blancpain GT Sprint Cup. In the first part of our preview, we take a look at the contenders competing in the Pro Class this weekend.
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Attempto Racing celebrated their new partnership with Audi by taking victory in a controversial Race two in the opening round of the Blancpain Sprint Series at Zolder, after previous leaders #63 Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini and #2 WRT Audi received drive-thru penalties for pitlane infringements.
The Checkered Flag looks ahead to the opening round of the 2018 Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup, which gets underway this weekend at Zolder.
Simpson Motorsport demolished all competition to claim pole position for the Hankook 12 Hours of Silverstone by over three seconds in the Ginetta G57.
Lamborghini clinched a double podium finish at Daytona, with the #11 Grasser Racing Team Huracan taking the win, and the #48 Paul Miller Racing Huracan in third.
The 21st hour of the 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona saw little changes in the standings as race leader Joao Barbosa in the #5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac settled into cruise mode and focused on lengthen his stint times.
- IMSAEndurance Racing
Filipe Albuquerque in the #5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac regained the lead of the 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona at the end of 15th hour as team-mate and former leader Eric Curran lost the lead due to brake light failure.
Maximillian Buhk, former Blancpain champion said that Zolder is unsuitable for GT3 racing. The statement comes as his contract with Mercedes runs out.
Mercedes-AMG customer racing chief Stefan Wendl was forced to admit they could not do much better than Franck Perera’s seventh place grid position for the 24 Hours of Spa.
Overnight rain and drizzle throughout the session gave competitors a green track for the first practice of the 2017 24 Hours of Spa race week.
Daniel Juncadella took pole for AKKA ASP Mercedes for this afternoon’s Blancpain Endurance Race at Silverstone. The Mercedes driver was 0.225 ahead of championship leader Mirko Bortolotti with last’s year’s Blancpain GT champions Maxi Buhk in third.
The #63 Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini Mirko Bortolotti and Christian Engelhart enjoyed a perfect weekend. They followed up a dominant qualifying race victory with a dominant main race victory which also gave them the lead of the Blancpain GT championship.
Mirko Bortolotti and Christian Engelhart #63 Grasser Racing Lamborghini Hurracan carried their blistering qualifying speed into the Blancpain Sprint Series Qualifying Race at Brands Hatch. The Lamborghini lead all but two laps to secure a comfortable victory.
Mirko Bortolotti set a stunning time to grab pole for the Qualifying Race at the second round of the Blancpain Sprint Series at Brands Hatch. The winner of the Monza Endurance round was half a second faster than anyone else to secure pole position for the first of tomorrow’s two races.