Khaled Al Mudhaf had a most challenging and testing time in the Gulf 12h Endurance race that saw several technical and mechanical challenges for the drivers.
Kessel Racing experienced some electric problems and a double gearbox failure.
Outstanding result in first test race as reliability combines with strong pace to achieve 4th place after 12 hours of pushing the new car to the limit in preparation for 2014.
Jeroen Bleekemolen, Bernd Schneider and Khaled Al Qubaisi took the victory on the Yas Marina Circuit by one lap over AF Corse Ferrari.
New Bentley racecar holds third place six hours in to first test race.
The second half gets underway .
A total of 57 cars took the green flag at 11 a.m. PDT Saturday for the start of 25 hours of racing around the 2.58-mile, 15-turn Thunderhill circuit.
Kevin Gleason and his four co-drivers went on to win the 11th annual edition of the longest sports car endurance race in the United States.
Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel Racecars complete Thunderhill 25-Hour debut.
Top three Audi TT RS, Porsche 997 Cup, Radical.
With nighttime temperatures in the high 20s the field is beginning to see the sunrise.
A second place finish in the Blancpain 1000 for Maxime Martin, Bas Leinders and Yelmer Buurman in the #3 BMW Z4 GT3 earned the team its first ever championship title.
Stef Dusseldorp: "I was able to bring the car back to the pits, but the team soon realised that repairs would take too long and that we had no choice but to retire."
Nissan’s gamers win Pro-Am Teams Championship in Blancpain Endurance Series. Lucas Ordonez wins Pro-Am Driver’s Championship. First title for the Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3.
Millroy arrived in Hungary as the GTC class Drivers’ Championship leader following three successive podiums at Silverston.
The Audi TT RS teams stole the show for Audi at the four hour VLN race today.
Ferrari, AF Corse and its drivers have achieved another milestone in the motorsport endurance world.
Driving the No. 99 Vantage GT3 in the Pro-Am category, McKenzie and his teammates Jonny Adam, Stefan Mücke and team–owner Andrew Howard.
Harold Primat: “This weekend’s result was a real team effort so I want thank Phoenix Racing and my teammates for a fantastic job and also to my personal sponsors for their continuing support."
The Italian female racer had to surrender early in the night when a tire failure sent her car spinning.
The Aston-Martin customer team Beechdean AMR were really unlucky at the 24 hour race in Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium).
Lucas Luhr, Steven Kane and Peter Dumbreck completed 497 laps (close to 3,500km) and 23 hours 15 minutes over the extraordinary race of attrition.
Vincent Vosse, Team WRT Team Principal: “I believe it was evident to everybody that we were completely out of pace and that our cars looked sand-bagged.
After 24 eventful hours, the Porsche works drivers Marc Lieb (Germany), Richard Lietz (Austria) and Patrick Pilet (France) celebrated a podium result.
The Anglo-American team’s Audi R8 LMS ultra was hit hard and launched in to a spin at the La Source hairpin.
Nismo Athletes hold top three positions in Blancpain Endurance Series Pro-Am Championship.
Blancpain Endurance Series: HTP Mercedes out-muscles Manthey Porsche for victory in the 65th Total 24 Hours of Spa
Marc VDS Racing’s number 3 and number 4 cars led the race during the first four and a half hours, with temperatures reaching up to 30 degrees Celsius.
Peter Dumbreck, Lucas Luhr and Steven Kane achieved the team’s first podium finish and best result of the season.
On home turf the Hexis Racing team achieved its best result of the season with a second-place finish after three hours racing.