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Morris joins Team Parker Racing Bentley in 2018 Blancpain GT series

Reigning British GT champion Seb Morris will drive a Team Parker racing Bentley in its return to the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup

Aron Taylor-Smith to race Blancpain Bentley after BTCC exit

British Touring Car Championship race-winner Aron Taylor-Smith will contest this year's Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup with Team Parker Racing

WEC racer Darren Turner to race Aston Martin in British GT

Aston Martin World Endurance Championship star Darren Turner will spearhead multiple British GT title-winning team Beechdean AMR's return to the championship this year

British GT champion Rick Parfitt Jr to defend title with Bentley

Rick Parfitt Jr will defend his British GT Championship title this year with the Team Parker Racing Bentley GT3 squad and will be joined for 2018 by Ryan Ratcliffe

Aston customer TF Sport to contest first full WEC season in 2018/19

British outfit TF Sport will contest a full World Endurance Championship campaign for the first time this season

Thiim and Sorensen to race for TF Sport in British GT Championship

Former World Endurance Championship GT title-winning pairing Nicki Thiim and Marco Sorensen will race in British GT for TF Sport in 2018

Jonny Adam to spearhead new Aston Martin entry in 2018 British GT

Works Aston Martin driver Jonathan Adam will aim for a record-breaking third British GT title next season after joining a new programme run by Optimum Motorsport

Factory-supported Barwell expands to run three British GT Lamborghinis

Lamborghini outfit Barwell Motorsport will expand to field three Huracan GT3s in next year's British GT Championship

Ginetta secures first order for its 2018 LMP1 chassis

Ginetta has received the first firm order for its new customer LMP1 chassis, ensuring at least two cars are destined for next year's FIA World Endurance Championship and Le Mans 24 Hours

Le Mans 24 Hours runner-up Jota Sport eyes new LMP1 cars

Le Mans 24 Hours runner-up Jota Sport has an eye on joining the revitalised LMP1 privateer division, but wants to see more evidence of constructors' plans becoming reality

Toyota/Porsche's Le Mans failure show LMP1 'too extreme' - Jarvis

Former Audi LMP1 driver Oliver Jarvis believes Toyota and Porsche's failures in the 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours prove the World Endurance Championship's top-class manufacturers have pushed beyond the limit

LMP1 Hybrid issues a 'golden opportunity' for privateers - Ginetta

Ginetta believes the troubles encountered by top LMP1 teams in the Le Mans 24 Hours highlight a "golden opportunity" for a privateer team to win the race next year

British GT Championship secures free-to-air TV deal for 2017

The bulk of the 2017 British GT Championship will be broadcast live and on free-to-air TV in the UK

Porsche LMP1 driver Nick Tandy expects tighter WEC without Audi

Porsche factory driver Nick Tandy believes the LMP1 battle in the 2017 World Endurance Championship will be tighter than ever, even without Audi

McNish: Audi exit a 'speedbump' for World Endurance Championship

Three-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Allan McNish says Audi's withdrawal from top-flight sportscar competition is just a "speedbump" for the World Endurance Championship

BTCC runner-up Sam Tordoff switches to British GT in 2017

British Touring Car Championship runner-up Sam Tordoff will switch to the British GT Championship in 2017 with the Barwell Motorsport Lamborghini squad

Audi's LMP1 exit: Jarvis could leave brand to stay in WEC in 2017

Oliver Jarvis is set to end his nine-year stint as a factory Audi driver to try to remain in the World Endurance Championship next season

Can anyone really drive a Le Mans racer? Plus

Can anyone really drive a Le Mans racer?

LMP3 is the newest rung on the Le Mans ladder and is designed to give amateur drivers prototype experience on the road to the 24 Hours. But is the car right for that task?

British GT: Jonathan Adam makes history by defending championship

Aston Martin driver Jonathan Adam made history by becoming the first driver to successfully defend the British GT Championship after helping the TF Sport team to its maiden title at Donington Park

How data can make you a better racing driver Plus

How data can make you a better racing driver

Promoted story: Data logging is not just a feature reserved for those racing at the highest level of motorsport. Here's how tools such as the Racelogic VBox system can help all kinds of racers

Black Falcon Mercedes team to try British GT at Spa

Leading European GT squad Black Falcon will join this weekend's round of the British GT Championship at Spa, in a move that could pave the way for more outings in the series

Alexander Sims returns for British GT part-season in 2016

BMW factory racer Alexander Sims will return to the British GT Championship next season for a limited campaign as part of Barwell Motorsport's new era with Lamborghini

Barwell Motorsport brings Lamborghini name back to British GT

Reigning British GT champion Barwell Motorsport will field two factory-backed Lamborghini Huracan GT3s in the championship next season, alongside a full European sportscar campaign

Ginetta working on 2017 LMP2 project for WEC, ELMS, USC and Asia

British marque Ginetta has joined the race to become one of the four permitted manufacturers for the LMP2 category from 2017, confirming it has started work on a chassis project

Jonathan Palmer eyes British F3 market as new BRDC F4 car unveiled

BRDC Formula 4 founder Jonathan Palmer says the series will fill the void left by British Formula 3 next season, following the launch of its new car

British sportscar team United Autosports launches LMP3 programme

Leading British sportscar squad United Autosports will expand to field an attack in the new LMP3 class of the European Le Mans Series next season

Franchitti: When your retirement really hits Plus

Franchitti: When your retirement really hits

A year has passed since IndyCar legend Dario Franchitti's career was stopped by injury. He tells ROBERT LADBROOK how he found his first season out of the car