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April 24th, 2013
Chinese driver Ho Pin Tung will compete at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours with the KC Motorgroup squad. The 30-year-old will replace Hong Kong driver Jim Ka To for the round-the-clock race
April 3rd, 2013
European Le Mans Series GT class frontrunner James Walker will make his prototype debut with the Delta-ADR squad in the opening round of the World Endurance Championship at Silverstone. The Briton, who won GTE Pro three times in the ELMS with the JMW Ferrari team in 2011-12, will drive one of the Delta-ADR’s two LMP2 class ORECA-Nissan 03s alongside Antonio Pizzonia and Tor Graves. Walker, 29, told AUTOSPORT: “This came out of the blue, but I’m over the moon to get the chance in a prototype, especially at Silverstone.
April 2nd, 2013
Status Grand Prix has completed its GP3 Series line-up by signing Chinese driver Adderly Fong to partner Jimmy Eriksson and Josh Webster. Fong, 23, drove for the British team at the Estoril and Barcelona pre-season tests and has now committed to a full season. “I’m looking forward to the season and it will be interesting,” said Fong.
March 22nd, 2013
The US Megatron organisation that badged the BMW turbo engines run by the Arrows grand prix team in 1987-88 is returning to the Formula 1 bill in the Porsche Supercup this season.
March 12th, 2013
Richie Stanaway will make first race start since his back-breaking Formula Renault 3.5 crash at Spa last June at this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix. Stanaway, 21, will compete in the Porsche Carrera Cup Australia races that will support the main event, driving for Team Kiwi Racing
February 25th, 2013
A1GP race winner Jonny Reid will race full-time in V8 Supercars after sealing a deal with Dick Johnson Racing for 2013. Reid won seven times in total and helped New Zealand to finish runner-up in A1GP in both 2006 and 2007. He has since raced in a multitude of series including Indy Lights and the Australian Porsche Carrera Cup championship, in which he finished runner-up and with nine wins to his credit last year
February 1st, 2013
The DTM has scrapped Friday practice sessions for the coming season, halving the amount of track time available to drivers before qualifying. The 2012 race format included 90-minute practice sessions on Friday afternoons and Saturday mornings, each session split by a 15-minute rest period in the middle
December 2nd, 2012
British Formula 3 frontrunner Carlos Sainz Jr and Superstars champion Johan Kristoffersson were among the talents Audi evaluated in its annual DTM young driver test at Monteblanco this week. Sainz was joined by his Carlin F3 team-mate Will Buller and fellow Volkswagen-powered F3 racer Tom Blomqvist
November 15th, 2012
Bamboo driver Darryl O’Young is optimistic that he can participate in the remainder of the World Touring Car Championship finale in Macau after sustaining heavy damage to his Bamboo Chevrolet Cruze in an accident during Thursday’s test. “There is some concern that we have damaged a chassis leg, and I think the gearbox may also be broken,” said O’Young, who has a large number of supporters in attendance for his ‘home’ race. “However, I am pretty confident that Bamboo can fix it.” The Hong Kong racer lost control on the exit of the Mandarin corner, before sliding across the track and hitting the barriers nose-first.
November 4th, 2012
GT3 cars will be allowed to compete in the European Le Mans Series next year.
June 10th, 2012
British Touring Car star Jason Plato will be part of a new initiative to help fund and support young tin-top drivers. The KX Akademy, which was officially launched at Oulton Park on Sunday, will help up to four drivers, plus two motorcycle racers, aged between 18 and 30, in 2013. The three-year initiative, which is backed by the KX Energy Drink brand that also sponsors Plato’s MG BTCC team, will kick off by supporting two drivers for the rest of this season.
March 19th, 2012
British Touring Car squad Rob Austin Racing has signed Mark Hazell for this year’s championship. RAR ran two NGTC Audi A4s last year and former Porsche Carrera Cup and Renault Clio Cup racer Hazell is the first 2012 driver to be confirmed for the squad
February 24th, 2012
Heinz-Harald Frentzen will compete in the Porsche Carrera Cup event that supports this year’s Australian Grand Prix. The 44-year-old German, who won three grands prix for Williams and Jordan, has not competed at the Melbourne circuit since 2003 – the last of his 10 years in Formula 1. He is excited about racing a Porsche for the first time in his long career; having been confirmed as the driver of the guest car on Thursday
January 13th, 2012
BMW has completed its DTM line-up by confirming that Dirk Werner will race the sixth of its new M3 machines this year. The 30-year-old German, has tested the car extensively since the summer and has been named alongside series champion Martin Tomczyk, Bruno Spengler, Andy Priaulx, Augusto Farfus and Joey Hand
January 12th, 2012
Ollie Jackson will race for AmD Tuning in the British Touring Car Championship this year. Jackson, 27, made his BTCC debut at the tail end of 2011 with the Triple 8 Vauxhall squad, but will now race AmD’s Volkswagen Golf, which will again be powered by a Lehmann-prepared VW NGTC engine.
December 4th, 2011
Alex Lynn has been named British Club Driver of the Year at the AUTOSPORT Awards in London. The 18-year-old Briton, who won the Formula Renault UK title this year, beat off competition from Formula Ford champion Scott Malvern, Renault Clio Cup title-winner Paul Rivett, British GT ace Jonathan Adam, Porsche Carrera Cup GB champion James Sutton and Formula Renault BARC title-winner Dino Zamparelli to win the award
November 4th, 2011
The Le Mans Series will introduce a new class to cater for less highly-modified GT cars next year. The GTC category, which will feature cars of a lesser technical specification than GTE models, will run along similar lines to the class of the same name already in place in the ALMS
November 2nd, 2011
Nick Tandy will make his touring car test debut on Friday when he tests one of Motorbase Performance’s BTCC Ford Focuses at Brands Hatch. Tandy, 26, who became the first British driver to win the German Porsche Carrera Cup, this year, has been given the test “I’m excited to drive a new car,” Tandy told AUTOSPORT. “I haven’t driven front-wheel-drive since I raced a Mini in about 2004, so it will be like a new experience for me, and driving a turbocharged car too..
September 23rd, 2011
First practice for the Singapore Grand Prix has been delayed for 30 minutes because of track repairs required to the Marina Bay circuit. Earlier running of the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia had highlighted a problem with some of the plastic exit kerbs working loose at Turns 3 and 14, which has required attention from race organisers. FIA safety representatives Charlie Whiting and Herbie Blash were seen attending to the kerbs ahead of the scheduled start time, with some sections of the kerbing being removed entirely
September 13th, 2011
British Touring Car squad Motorbase will run a third Ford Focus at Rockingham for Michael Caine, who they hope will complete the season. Motorbase, whose lead driver Mat Jackson is currently third in the BTCC standings, has a long history with Caine, most recently in the Porsche Carrera Cup.