„We will try to knot onto last year’s success in Silverstone.“
Enzo Potolicchio and the 8Star Motorsports team is targeting top step of the FIA WEC GTE-Am winners’ rostrum in the 6 Hours of Silverstone curtain-raiser.
This will also be the first test in racing conditions for the new Porsche 919 Hybrid, with the German manufacturer looking to take the challenge to reigning world champions Audi and WEC race winners Toyota.
Team manager Bart Hayden confirms the continuing preparation of the R-One LMP1.
Strakka Racing will bid a fond farewell to to their LM P1 team HPD ARX-03c at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The Le Mans winning privateer team will not contest the remaining 2013 WEC events.
The South Florida-based team and AF Corse will be back in action this weekend at Road Atlanta for the fourth round of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series.
The drivers of Pecom Racing took the chequered flag in fourth position, however, the organization decided to penalize the squad ahead, what gave the third place for Pecom Racing.
The running order is shuffled with the last pit stops but G-Drive Racing by Delta-ADR never falters and takes the win with the ORECA 03 driven by Antonio Pizzonia, Tor Graves and James Walker.
Christoffer Nygaard, Kristian Poulsen and Allan Simonsen take dominant win.
For this first round of the FIA WEC, both Lola-Toyota demonstrated an extreme reliability.
Tracy W. Krohn: "There were odd things on the track today with the full course yellows and no safety cars."
But both TS030 HYBRID cars lost positions to the two Audis mainly because track temperatures did not suit the chosen Michelin tyre compound.
Aston Martin win in the GT Pro category and in the GT Am class.
The German sports car pilot Stefan Mücke starts into the WEC with a GTE Pro class win, first at the Aston Martin home race in Silverstone.
Former Sauber F1 driver Kamui Kobayashi, driving the N°71 AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia GT2, had a successful debut on WEC.
The new Lotus Praga T128 LMP2 has shown a good race performance and the team is looking forward to the next races.