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The Kyalami 9 Hours round of the 2021 Intercontinental GT Challenge has been rescheduled for the first weekend of February next year.
The final round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge scheduled for Kyalami next month has been postponed in the wake of the latest developments in the COVID pandemic.
The job of a mechanic on a racing team is a varied and important one, making sure that the entire car is race ready before any session.
DTM stalwart Jamie Green says he’s still seeking opportunities with manufacturers to return to racing in 2022 after his Audi contract ended at the end of 2020, and stresses that he’s not ready to retire.
The 2022 Bathurst 12 Hour has been shifted to a late February date, avoiding a clash with the 12 Hours of Sebring weekend.
Retiring MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi says the prospect of one day sharing a car with McLaren Formula 1 driver Lando Norris in a sportscar race is “fantastic”.
VS Racing’s Karol Basz and Mattia Michelotto claimed a resounding victory in the season-ending Lamborghini Super Trofeo World Finals at Misano Adriatico, winning both of the 50-minute races from pole position.
The best-performing driver in McLaren's 2022 Driver Development Programme intake will be awarded a contract with the marque in 2023.
The first-generation Aston Martin Vantage GTE was a highly successful machine in the World Endurance Championship but, when it first emerged in its GT2 guise in 2008, it was off the pace - and hardly the ideal steed for a British Formula 3 champion looking to kick-start his career in sportscars
Newly-crowned British GT champion Dennis Lind has revealed that he considered retiring from racing after being dropped as a Lamborghini factory driver last year.
The FIA has revealed that it is expecting to make revisions to its system of driver categorisation in time for next season.
Leo Machitski and Dennis Lind secured British GT championship spoils with a steady drive to fourth place at the Donington Park finale as Enduro Motorsport's McLaren took a maiden win.
This weekend’s British GT finale will be a tense title showdown for some but, for those not in the championship fight, it’s a chance to end a challenging year on a high. In the latter camp is Paddock Motorsport's team owner Martin Plowman, whose 2021 season has been a rollercoaster ride of non-stop learning
Serial GT racing promoter Stephane Ratel has proposed a major revamp of the FIA system of driver categorisation for 2023.
The Bathurst 12 Hour Intercontinental GT Challenge round is set to go ahead next March after its COVID-19 enforced cancellation this year.
It has won most of the big prizes in endurance racing across its six years in service, but the BMW M6 GT3's key weaknesses meant only a devoted few teams persisted with running it. As it prepares to bow out at season's end, the teams and drivers involved in its story share the secrets of an unpopular winner
Ferrari will field a pair of factory entries in the remaining rounds of the Intercontinental GT Challenge in bid to win the title for the first time.
Aston Martin will make a full-factory entry with a Vantage GT3 driven by Nicki Thiim and Maxime Martin in this weekend's round of the NLS on the Nurburgring-Nordschleife.
Had FIA GT boss Stephane Ratel had his way, the Maserati MC12 would never have been allowed to set foot in his series. It duly proved the class of the field that most had expected, but the Balance of Performance that its superiority spawned would keep GT1 battles tight and bring long-term benefits that sportscar racing enjoys today
The Panoz GT programme wasn't a fashionable pick for an ex-Formula 1 driver in 1997, and McLaren appeared a much better bet for David Brabham. But against the odds, he linked up with the American marque and forged a winning partnership that would last for over half a decade
BMW has described the competition debut of its new M4 GT3 as a success after completing a "trouble-free" outing in the seventh round of the Nurburgring Endurance Series (NLS).
From missing out on a promising seat in sportscars when his budget fell through, Aston Martin Formula 1 team sim driver Nick Yelloly is now a fully-fledged professional in GTs. The BMW factory ace faced career oblivion at the start of 2016, but says he wouldn't change anything about his racing journey so far
A whole host of future stars had one-off outings in Porsche 962s as Weissach's all-conquering Group C racer reached the end of its competitive life. While Michael Bartels would never emulate Jean Alesi and Damon Hill by racing in Formula 1, his forgettable Donington 1990 cameo provided a taster of what would become a highly successful sportscar career
A new GT endurance race has been announced for the Bahrain International Circuit later this year by the organiser of the Gulf 12 Hours.
WRT Audi drivers Dries Vanthoor and Charles Weerts retained their GT World Challenge Europe Sprint Cup title at Brands Hatch with one weekend of the season remaining.
The Jota McLaren cleared the barriers when it crashed out of the lead of the opening race of the GT World Challenge Europe Sprint Cup event at Brands Hatch, with WRT Audi picking up the win.
Ben Barnicoat and the Jota team claimed McLaren's first pole position in the GT World Challenge Europe Sprint Cup for five years at Brands Hatch - only to be given a two-place grid penalty post-qualifying.
Jack Aitken hopes to be back in the Williams Formula 1 simulator and racing GT3 cars next month as he recovers from injuries suffered in his Spa 24 Hours crash.
The E-Type may be the most famous of all road-going Jaguars, but that didn't always translate into success on the track. After winning on its competition debut in 1961, motorsport success seemed an inevitability, but things didn’t turn out to be quite that straightforward
WRT Audi team boss Vincent Vosse says he feels no disappointment after his team missed out on victory in the dramatic finish to last weekend's Spa 24 Hours.
Sheldon van der Linde believes BMW "had all the ingredients to win" the Spa 24 Hours on the venerable M6 GT3's swansong appearance before both Walkenhorst Motorsport entries retired.
Alessandro Pier Guidi's late-race charge that sealed Ferrari's first outright Spa 24 Hours victory since 2004 has been hailed as "history making" by his Iron Lynx team boss.
The Iron Lynx squad claimed a dramatic first victory for Ferrari in the Spa 24 Hours since 2004 thanks to a bold move from Alessandro Pier Guidi in the closing minutes.
The Iron Lynx Ferrari outfit maintained its lead in the Spa 24 Hours as the race hit the 18-hour mark, albeit with a reduced advantage over the best of the Team WRT Audis.
Factory Porsche driver Laurens Vanthoor has been taken to hospital following a paddock accident during the Spa 24 Hours.
The Iron Lynx Ferrari squad remained in control of the Spa 24 Hours as the Belgian endurance classic reached the halfway mark.
The Iron Lynx Ferrari driven Alessandro Pier Guidi, Nicklas Nielsen and Come Ledogar lead the Spa 24 Hours at one-quarter distance.
Williams Formula 1 reserve Jack Aitken and Ferrari factory driver Davide Rigon have been transferred to hospital after a major accident in the opening hour of the Spa 24 Hours.
Raffaele Marciello claimed pole position for the Spa 24 Hours for the the second consecutive season with the Auto Sport Promotion Mercedes team.
Mercedes topped opening qualifying for this weekend's Spa 24 Hours on Thursday evening with the Auto Sport Promotion entry shared by Raffaele Marciello, Daniel Juncadella and Jules Gounon.
Aston Martin factory driver Jonny Adam will miss this weekend's Spa 24 Hours round of GT World Challenge Europe while he continues to recover from COVID-19.
Long-time Porsche squad Team Parker Racing has stepped up to the Formula 1-supporting Supercup this year. Despite its extensive experience in one-make Porsche racing, the team has found learning its new Type 992 machine to be a steep learning curve, thanks to ongoing travel restrictions
British GT championship leader Jonny Adam has been forced to withdraw from this weekend's fourth round at Spa-Francorchamps due to COVID-19, with Ross Gunn taking his place at Beechdean AMR.
Porsche outfit Frikadelli Racing has withdrawn its pair of entries for the upcoming Spa 24 Hours due to the effects of the recent flood disaster in the western part of Germany.
The British GT championship will introduce “harsher deterrents” to improve driving standards after “unnecessary” collisions at Donington Park last weekend.
Sabine Schmitz, the first female winner of the Nurburgring 24 Hours who passed away in March, will have a corner of the Nordschleife named after her.
There aren’t too many drivers who can boast CVs that include a Formula E title, wins in two of NASCAR’s three top-tier series and the US-based Global Rallycross series, let alone silverware in Formula 1.
Nick Tandy and Laurens Vanthoor will attempt to secure back-to-back Spa 24 Hours victories next month in a works-supported Porsche fielded by the KCMG squad.
BMW showed its ageing M6 GT3 could be competitive in the car’s final front-line Nurburgring 24 Hours outing, says Rowe Racing’s Sheldon van der Linde.
The Intercontinental GT Challenge season will comprise of just three races this year following championship organiser SRO's decision to not replace the cancelled Suzuka 10 Hours.