Christian Engelhart’s actions during and after the opening race of the Sprint Cup race at the Nurburgring on Saturday has seen his #63 Grasser car excluded from the whole weekend’s proceedings.
Both the GRT Grasser Racing and the Black Falcon was penalised during Blancpain’s Saturday race at the Nurburgring.
A lights-to-flag win from the #63 GRT Grasser Racing Lamborghini ensures 11 points separates three teams going into Sunday’s finale.
Pole positions went to the GRT Lamborghini and the Black Falcon teams, as Christopher Meis suffered a brake failure in Q2.
The #88 AKKA ASP Mercedes-AMG drivers, Raffaele Marciello and Michael Meadows, earned themselves a hard-fought maiden win of the season, in a rain-soaked race two at the Hungaroring earlier today.
Despite a strong showing from the Mercedes teams during qualifying, the GRT Grasser Racing Lamborghini Huracan of Christian Engelhart and Mirko Bortolotti took a hard-fought Blancpain Sprint Cup victory during race one at the Hungaroring.
In the first of our Total 24 Hours of Spa previews, we take a look at the Pro class contenders ahead of the race this weekend.
The Belgian Audi Club Team WRT has taken victory in race one of the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup at Misano this evening.
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.
Ezequiel Pérez Companc was quickest for Grasser Racing in first practice in Brands Hatch, while Kelvin van der Linde put Attempto Racing on top in the second session.
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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.
Quick pitwork and a scintillating outlap saw the reigning Blancpain GT Champions Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini of Christian Engelhart and Mirko Bortolotti win the opening round of the Blancpain Sprint Series, ahead of the Audi WRT team.
WRT Audi secured pole for the opening round of the Blancpain Sprint Series at Zolder. Local racer Dries Vanthoor took pole for race one, while Robin Frijns secured pole for race two. Reigning Blancpain GT Champions the #63 Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini lines up second for both races.
The Checkered Flag looks ahead to the opening round of the 2018 Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup, which gets underway this weekend at Zolder.