Conditions at the DTM finale at Hockenheimring we’re hardly the most representative of early October in the region. Previous visits to the season ending event tended to be on the dryer side in recent years, flicking between late Autumn wind and warmth to early Winter grey and cool. For the regulars, the wet weather was … Continue reading “Waiting for the Rain Dance”
DTM and Super GT series’ promoters – Internationalen Tourenwagen Rennen (ITR) and GTA Co – have finally confirmed a date to hold a joint end-of-season race. Following the conclusion of their respective 2019 campaigns, DTM’s three manufacturers will convene at Fuji Speedway in Japan over the November 23rd-24th weekend to compete against Super GT’s GT500 … Continue reading “DTM and Super GT joint race confirmed”
There is little doubt the start of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship has proved a stern test for Audi Sport Team Joest racer Oliver Jarvis. Yet as Jarvis approaches the 83rd 24 Heures du Mans, the Englishman reveals that rather than be disheartened with early season form, he is excited for the challenge ahead. Recently, TheMotorsportArchive.com caught up with Jarvis to hear his thoughts on Le Mans, teammates and finding his path.
ON the eve of the beginning of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship, Aston Martin stalwart Darren Turner is keen to turn defeat at the hands of AF Corse Ferrari’s into victory – and where better to start than on home ground. Speaking to TheMotorsportArchive.com at the Royal Automobile Club in London prior to the … Continue reading “WEC: Turner – We need to maximise Le Mans”
GP2 Series regular Stéphane Richelmi joined the Belgian Audi Club WRT team for the final rounds of the Blancpain Endurance Series at the Nurburgring this weekend.
These are always the trickiest of situations. Red flags and lights are rarely waved for fun. In this instance, Loïc Duval’s practice crash in the Porsche Curves at Le Mans today was particularly nasty.
It is reasonable to believe that, somehow, neither the weekend nor the season were not supposed to start quite like this.
Lotus racer Matthieu Vaxivière may be forced to miss out much of the remaining Formula Renault 3.5 season following an injury sustained during the third round at Monaco.
For the celebrating four teams, those precious moments before Gary Watkins – Autosport journalist – begins the first post-race press conference of the FIA World Endurance Championship are full of feverish chatter.
The feel was certainly different on Good Friday. For a start, there were far more Red Bull replica shirts present than before.
Last year’s GP2 Series runner-up Sam Bird is to compete in three rounds of the new United SportsCar Championship this season for Starworks Motorsport.
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Hamilton dominates in Hungary; HTP Mercedes take Spa 24 Hours victory”
It is something that one tends to see at some multi-class racing with a high number of entries – a temporary graveyard for cars recently broken and beyond repair.
Motorsport can be glamourous, very glamourous indeed if one is in the right place at the right time, but glamour is rarely the rule.
Three-and-a-half hours into the 65th Total 24 Hours of Spa and Nicky Catsburg is on a charge.
Aston Martin GT driver, Allan Simonsen, was killed at Le Mans on Saturday following a crash on lap three at Tertre Rouge bend.
Following the launch of the FW35 machine, Williams Formula 1 development driver Susie Wolff made some rather odd comments to Autosport regarding her future endeavours.
Toyota WEC lead driver, Anthony Davidson, may be back in the car in January following a back injury obtained at this year’s at the 24 Hour race of Le Mans.
Viewed often as the more quietened, contemplative souls of motorsport, those competing in endurance racing tend to go about their business with a subtle resolve. Harold Primat is an example of the "classic endurance racer".
Frank Stippler led #16 Audi Sport Team Phoenix to a masterful victory of the Total 24 Hours of Spa on Sunday after a tough battle with one of its factory rivals.