The #63 Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini Huracan made it a British Blancpain double with a hard-fought victory at the Blancpain Endurance Race at Silverstone. The team had to deal with a determined challenge from Mercedes to follow up on their Blancpain Sprint Race success at Brands Hatch.
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Sam Tordoff will join Strakka Racing in the Blancpain GT Series as the team announce their full four-car entry for the 2017 season.
Strakka Racing narrowly missed out on a podium finish following a spirited drive from regulars Kane and Leventis and an impressive WEC debut by Lewis Williamson.
Strakka Racing enjoyed a strong prologue at Paul Ricard on Thursday and Friday, with Nick Leventis feeling it is a good start to the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship season for the team.
Strakka Racing had shown strong pace throughout practice, but a series of setbacks prevented the team’s new Gibson 015S from finishing higher than seventh in LMP2.
A strong finish for Strakka Racing in LMP2 at Silverstone was improved to 3rd position following the exclusion of the #30 ESM car.
Audi got their 2015 World Endurance Championship off with a win, but only after battling through the LMP1 field and surviving a late scare.
LMP2 squad Strakka Racing enjoyed a positive FIA WEC Prologue, completing over 1000 km of testing ahead of the team’s competitive return next month.
Drivers Danny Watts and Jonny Kane successfully shook down the new Strakka-Dome S103 before the Strakka Racing team travel to the pre-season…