It has been five weeks since the Blancpain GT field took to the track at Spa, the series returns this weekend at the venerable Hungaroring in Hungary. We take a look at what to expect from all of the drivers and their teams ahead of the Sprint Cup doubleheader.
HubAuto Ferrari claims Suzuka 10 Hour pole; Mercedes-AMG GruppeM best Intercontinental GT Challenge entry in P2.
Audi is leading the drivers’ and teams’ classification of the Intercontinental GT Challenge and now faces a new test. From 24-26 August, the series will visit the circuit at Suzuka in Japan for the first time.
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The Blancpain GT Series Silver Cup grows as the tight Pro Am battle resumes in Italy this weekend. We take a look at the protagonists in both of those classes ahead of what is going to be an exciting battle on the Adriatic coast.
Stuart Leonard and Frederic Vervisch took their first win of the 2018 Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup at Brands Hatch on Sunday, closely followed by the sister car of Christopher Mies and Alex Riberas.
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.
Raffaele Marciello was quickest overall during practice for the opening round of the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup season at Zolder, but three Audi’s filled the top five places in both Friday sessions.
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Robin Frijns will race for Belgian Audi Club Team WRT alongside Stuart Leonard in the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup, with the duo being joined by Sheldon van der Linde for the Endurance Cup.
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The intervention of the safety car late in the day, and the subsequent red flag, allowed the #37 Audi and the #75 Mercedes finish first and second in the Bathurst 12 Hours.
The opening round of the 2018 Intercontinental GT Challenge will see the Audi Sport Team WRT make their Bathurst 12 Hours debut.
Seven driver pairings are in with a realistic chance of claiming the Blancpain Sprint Cup Series title for 2017 at the legendary Nürburgring.
Audi R8 LMS’ featured heavily in the second race at the Adriatic race track in Italy this afternoon, with three of the German sportscars on the podium.
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.
The Checkered Flag looks ahead to the opening round of the 2018 Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup, which gets underway this weekend at Zolder.
The timing of the final safety car period played into the hands of the #37 Audi Sport Team WRT squad as they took victory in the Bathurst 12 Hours.
Markus Winkelhock and Will Stevens in the WRT took the overall Blancpain Sprint win at Zolder after a perfectly timed pit strategy.