The pilot program SMP Racing Vitaly Petrov and Denis Bulatov in the season of 2018 will perform in the championship Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup.
Russian drivers along with the pilot of the Mercedes Michael Meadows will perform at the Mercedes AMG GT3 in the Russian team SMP Racing by AKKA, the official status of the Mercedes AMG Performance Team.
“We look forward to working with the team Mercedes in this prestigious series, noted founder and Director of the program SMP Racing Boris Rotenberg. We’ve been watching the progress of the cars of this brand in various...
World champion F1 2009 Jenson button confirmed that in 2018, it will act on a permanent basis in the Japanese series Super GT for one of the teams Honda.
The Japanese manufacturer has not yet confirmed which team will represent Jenson. However, in his debut race in the Super GT on Suzuka in 2017, the British defended the colours of Team Mugen.
“I’ll be chasing Honda, and I already have a contract for performances in the Super GT in 2018, – quotes the Button Crash.net. – Over the past years I’ve dreamed of this. I love this racing category.
This year, I spoke here at...
FIA GT qualifying race at Macau was stopped after the first circle was massive dam.
Daniel Juncadella, who was riding fourth, hit the wall at the exit of the narrow turn of the track Police. Rafael Marcello managed to slip the crashed Mercedes, but Lawrence Ventor could not avoid a collision with Juncadella.
Machine Daniel and Lawrence have created an irresistible frontier for all who were in the back seat that led to a massive blockage and the appearance of red flags.
The organizers decided to carry out a restart of the race, which was won by Edoardo Mortara.
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The reserve pilot of McLaren’s Jenson button announced his return to full Motorsport event in 2018.
Jenson retired from F1 at the end of 2016, but his contract spelled out the option of a possible return to McLaren in 2018, if Fernando Alonso will leave the team or will conclude racing career.
Recall that during this weekend the Briton will take part in the race “1000 km Suzuki” Super GT championship.
“I’m definitely not going to act in a certain category on a permanent basis in 2018, – quotes the Button AUTOSPORT.com. – Perhaps it will be here or in...
In Belgium completed the legendary marathon “24 hours of Spa”, the fourth and Central stage of the series Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup.
The crew SMP Racing’s No. 72 Ferrari 488 GT3 lineup of Victor Shaitar, David Rigon and Miguel Molina made it to the finish of the race in the 24th position in the overall classification, despite technical problems that had to be addressed in the course of a daily marathon.
After completing the fourth stage of the SMP Racing crew retains third place in the standings of the series.
“We started the race pretty well and immediately...
This weekend at the legendary Belgian track of Spa-Francorchamps will host the 24-hour race, the Central stage of the championship Blancpain GT. Now Maxim Martin plays his fourth full season in the DTM, he has got the experience of playing in LMP2, but we can say that he came out of racing that is GT, and he continues to act in parallel in this category.
A year ago Martin won a daily marathon of Spa together with Philip Angom and Alex Simms, and for him this victory became the most important in his career. His father won the race “24 hours of Spa” in the overall standings four...
The crew SMP Racing in the Ferrari F488 GTE #72 in the lineup of Victor Shaitar, David Rigon and Miguel Molina finished second in the race “1000 km Paul Ricard”. This is the first podium of the SMP Racing in the Blancpain GT championship in 2017.
Race at Paul Ricard was the third round of Blancpain Endurance, and by tradition it is the battle training to the Central race of the championship – “Spa 24 hours”, which will be held July 29-30. In addition, the race in Le Castel is the second longest in the calendar of the championship. On the basis of qualifications SMP...
Kelvin van der Linde snatched victory literally at the end of the race “24 hours nürburgring”, which ended in rain conditions.
Due to electrical malfunction Audi number 29, long the leader in the race, drove slowly to the pits two hours prior to the end. Took advantage of Rene Rast in the WRT Audi car number 9, but the mechanics quickly coped with the repair, and van der Linde left the track third, behind BMW and ward Rasta Nicky Katsburga.
However, the outcome of the contest is decided on pit stops. The first two put slicks, while van der Linde has a hiccup. It was at this...
The company Jaguar has initiated the development of its first racing car GT class for the last more than 50 years.
As reported by AUTOSPORT, the car category, GT4 will be based on the sports car F-Type. However, it is not clear whether we are talking about the version with the engine V6 or V8.
In Jaguar this information refused to comment.
“We receive many requests for special projects division of the SVO, but their details remain confidential between the customer and Jaguar,” commented the official representative of Jaguar.
The project is expected GT4 was headed by Graham...