Irina Sidorkova and Mikhael Belov will race in the Spanish and Italian Formula 4 championships respectively in 2019 with the backing of SMP Racing.
As the next round of the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship gets closer, an updated entry list for the 1,000 Miles of Sebring has been released, confirming Corvette Racing’s return to the WEC and Sergey Sirotkin’s endurance debut.
Sergry Sirotkin is confident that SMP Racing will call upon him to fill the #11 seat vacated by Jenson Button for the 1,000 Miles of Sebring and the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps.
Turning his focuses back to Super GT, Jenson Button has cut his FIA World Endurance Championship commitments with SMP Racing and will only take part in the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the team in 2019.
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Rain dampened the FIA World Endurance Championship’s 6 Hours of Shanghai, but even with only 4h30m of racing the Toyota’s remained on top. Aston Martin Racing marked a moment in history as they claimed the first win for the new Vantage and their first win of the Super Season.
In the closest qualifying session of 2018, the 6 Hours of Shanghai saw the LMP classes lock out the front rows, but the gaps between the top threes in all classes was very close.
Toyota Gazoo Racing and Jackie Chan DC Racing took dominate one-two finishes in their respective classes, whilst Porsche took victory in both LM GTE Pro and LM GTE Am at the FIA World Endurance Championship 6 Hours of Fuji.
Robert Shwartzman secured the 2018 FIA European Formula 3 Championship’s rookie championship by finishing second in the opening race at the Hockenheimring on Saturday.
Both DragonSpeed and Aston Martin Racing hace claimed their maiden pole position in LMP2 and LM GTE Pro ahead of tomorrow’s 6 Hours of Fuji.
Both of the Free Practice sessions for the 6 Hours of Fuji today were delayed or cut short due to long periods of red flag conditions. Surprisingly this wasn’t due to the usual bad weather, but loose kerbs on the track.
It has been nearly two months since the FIA World Endurance Championship has battled it out on the asphalt, but returning to Toyota Gazoo Racing’s home track, the 34 strong grid are ready to go racing again.
Read about how the field performed at the FIA World Endurance Championship 6 Hours of Silverstone with TheCheckeredFlag.
Fernando Alonso, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima have lost their Silverstone victory after both they and the sister Toyota were disqualified for failing post-race scrutineering.
The Toyota Gazoo Racing #8 trio of Fernando Alonso, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima took their third victory in a row, whilst the #51 AF Corse found some surprising pace and luck to take the GTE Pro honours at the 6 Hours of Silverstone.