|Successful race weekend for AMG Customer Sports Teams worldwide: Two championship titles in the FIA GT3 European Championship|
|• HEICO-Gravity Charouz wins driver and team title in the FIA GT3 European Championship
• ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport takes over the lead in the FIA GT1 World Championship
• Black Falcon in the Blancpain Endurance Series on positions two and six
• Victory and second position for AMG brand ambassador Maro Engel with Erebus Racing in the Australian GT Championship
Affalterbach – The race weekend on the 22nd/23rd September 2012 shows an impressing success rate for the AMG Customer Sports Teams which operate with the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 worldwide. Three victories and ten podium positions in seven races and two championship titles – these are the pleasing results of the races on the Nürburgring and on Phillip Island (Australia). Maximilian Buhk (GER) and Dominik Baumann (AUT) from the AMG Customer Sports Team HEICO-Gravity Charouz managed to win the driver title in the FIA GT3 European Championship. During the last race on the Nürburgring the German-Austrian driver duo achieved two confident victories on Saturday and Sunday. Their team colleagues Max Nilsson (SWE) and Mika Vahamaki (FIN) finished in positions three and eight. Due to these results, HEICO-Gravity Charouz also managed to secure their title in the team ranking, as they had already done in the 2011 season.
| WORLD RX TEAMS PRESENTED AT ITALIAN MEDIA DAYToday the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy kicked off in style at a special media day that was held at the new World RX venue Franciacorta International Circuit in Brescia, Italy.|
A string of media from across Europe, Asia and the Americas congregated on the Italian circuit to attend the event which included the six permanent two car World RX Teams, as well as some of the individual Supercar entries, Euro RX and RX Lites competitors. It was also the first time th....
| AUDI DRIVER FILIPE ALBUQUERQUE IN EAGER ANTICIPATION OF WEC• Portuguese is about to make his debut in the FIA WEC|
• Significant differences to touring car program in the DTM
• Varied preparation at the beginning of sports car career
Ingolstadt, April 22, 2014 – Audi factory driver Filipe Albuquerque (Portugal) is facing a major challenge on switching from touring car to endurance racing. The Portuguese will contest his first race in the Audi R18 e-tron quattro diesel hybrid sports car at round two of the WEC at Spa (Belgium) on May 3. ....
| ROCKY IN #1 AUDI FOR THE FIRST TIME• First test of the DTM Champion in his new race car|
• Audi drivers reel off a total of more than 7,600 kilometers at Hockenheim
• Dieter Gass: 'Learned a lot again about the new RS 5 DTM'
Ingolstadt/Hockenheim, April 17, 2014 – About two weeks before the 2014 DTM season opener, the Audi Sport Teams Abt Sportsline, Phoenix and Rosberg reeled off an extensive test program with the new Audi RS 5 DTM at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg. Title defender Mike Rockenfeller drove h....
| ASTON MARTIN RACING MARKS A DECADE OF SUCCESSGaydon, 18 April 2014 - This year Aston Martin Racing celebrates ten years as Aston Martin's modern motorsport division and looks proudly back at a decade of success that boasts Le Mans class-wins and victories at the highest level of sportscar racing around the world.|
From the Le Mans-class winning DBR9, which was announced in November 2004, through the brand's successful venture into prototype racing with the DBR1-2, to the current Vantage-based GTs which are contesting this year's F....
| PORSCHE 911 GT3 NAMED 2014 WORLD PERFORMANCE CARAtlanta. At a ceremony at the New York Auto Show this morning, the Porsche 911 GT3 was named the 2014 World Performance Car.|
The World Car Awards (WCA) are presented annually in four categories – Car Design, Green Car, Performance Car and Car of the Year. Winners are determined by an international panel of 69 automotive journalists from 22 countries. Jurors are appointed by the World Car Awards' Steering Committee based on automotive expertise, experience, credibility and influence.
| ZEOD RC DRIVERS HAVE A NEW SET OF BUTTONS TO PUSHLE CASTELLET, France – GT Academy winners Wolfgang Reip and Lucas Ordóñez – plus three-time Japanese Super GT champion Satoshi Motoyama – have a totally new set of buttons to learn when they jump behind the wheel of the Nissan ZEOD RC.|
While Reip and Ordóñez began their racing career pushing buttons on their PlayStation controllers, the talented racers have been learning the control systems on the Nissan ZEOD RC which will make its race debut at this year's Le Mans 24 Hours.
| BENTLEY MOTORSPORT RETURNS TO NORTH AMERICA• Continental GT3 to compete in North America with Dyson Racing|
• First race to be Pirelli World Challenge round at Road America
• Development over 2014 in preparation for 2015 championship
• New Continental GT3 race car on display at NYIAS
(New York, 16th April 2014) After an impressive performance at the opening round of the Blancpain Endurance Series in Monza, Italy last weekend, the new Bentley Continental GT3 is set to reintroduce the celebrated British marque to North American....
| 2013 GT ACADEMY WINNER MCMILLEN SOLID IN BLANCPAIN SERIES DEBUT AT MONZAOregonian has GT-R as high as second in class, takes fifth in pro series debut|
MONZA, Italy – Since his GT Academy win last September, Nick McMillen has spent a lot of time on the track. His all-GT Academy team finished second in class in a 370Z NISMO at the Dubai 24 hours, and he's raced numerous times in GT4 in Europe. But his inaugural Blancpain Endurance Series race in a GT3 Nissan GT-R in the three-hour sprint at Monza last weekend felt different.
'This is the big league....