Endurance News

Bathurst 12 Hour postponed until May
Supercars, SRO committed to B12Hr
Valentino Rossi out of Gulf 12 Hours
Triple-header to open Aussie season
Rossi to contest Gulf 12 Hours

The 2022 Bathurst 12 Hour has been postponed until May due to a surge of COVID-19 cases in New South Wales.

Supercars, SRO committed to 2022 Bathurst 12 Hour
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Event owner Supercars and global GT supremo Stephane Ratel are committed to making the Bathurst 12 Hour happen despite surging COVID-19 cases in Australia.

Valentino Rossi out of Gulf 12 Hours due to COVID-19 contact
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Retired MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi will miss this month’s Gulf 12 Hours endurance race due to being a close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19.

A triple-header of high-profile events is set to kick off the Australian motor racing season in 2022.

Rossi to contest Gulf 12 Hours ahead of 2022 GT programme
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MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi will contest January's Gulf 12 Hours at the wheel of a Ferrari at the start of what looks set to be a full programme of car racing in 2022.

Rosenqvist and O'Ward to join Zak Brown for Gulf 12 Hours

McLaren IndyCar drivers Felix Rosenqvist and Pato O'Ward will share a car with team boss Zak Brown in next January's Gulf 12 Hours in Abu Dhabi.

Bathurst 12 Hour moved to February, avoiding Sebring clash

The 2022 running of the Bathurst 12 Hour has been shifted to a late February date, avoiding a clash with the 12 Hours of Sebring weekend.

Cars will be turned away from the Bathurst 6 Hour
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Cars will be turned away from the Bathurst 6 Hour

There is set to be competition to get onto the 2022 Bathurst 6 Hour grid thanks to an already oversubscribed entry list.

Bathurst 12 Hour rejoins Intercontinental GT Challenge in 2022

The Bathurst 12 Hour Intercontinental GT Challenge round is set to go ahead next March after its COVID-19 enforced cancellation this year.

Bathurst 6 Hour adds pro driver ranking

Bathurst 6 Hour organisers have added a pro driver ranking for 2022 onwards.

Ferrari enters remaining IGTC rounds after Spa 24h win
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Ferrari enters remaining IGTC rounds after Spa 24h win

Ferrari will field a pair of factory entries in the remaining rounds of the Intercontinental GT Challenge in bid to win the title for the first time.

SRO won't rule out 2022 Suzuka 10h amid 1000km return talk

Stephane Ratel says his eponymous SRO organisation is not giving up on holding the Suzuka 10 Hours next year despite SUPER GT having raised the prospect of resurrecting the track’s previous 1000km fixture.

Supercars wants 'premium' Bathurst GT event in 2022

Supercars plans to reinstate a "premium GT event" at Mount Panorama next year in lieu of the Bathurst 12 Hour if Australia's international borders are still closed.

Is this motorsport’s greatest wet-weather drive?

Michael Schumacher, Ayrton Senna and Jackie Stewart could each make strong claims to the ultimate rainmaster title, but the best single drive might have come outside Formula 1. In the week that Pedro Rodriguez was killed 50 years ago, we look back at his finest moment with a piece first published in Motorsport.com's sister magazine Autosport on 17 August, 2017.

BMW showed M6 still fast on Nurburgring farewell - van der Linde

BMW showed its ageing M6 GT3 could be competitive in the car’s final front-line Nurburgring 24 Hours outing, says ROWE Racing’s Sheldon van der Linde.

Estre: Nurburgring 24h win payback for near misses

Porsche GT ace Kevin Estre says the Manthey Racing squad's victory in last weekend's Nurburgring 24 Hours "feels really good" following his near misses on the Nordschleife in 2018 and 2019.

Nurburgring 24h: Manthey Porsche wins shortest-ever edition

The Manthey Porsche squad scored its seventh Nurburgring 24 Hours in what was the shortest-ever running of the famed German event.

Nurburgring 24h finally resumes after 14-hour delay

The 49th edition of the Nurburgring 24 Hours finally resumed at 11.40am local time, some 14 hours after it was initially red-flagged due to fog.

Nurburgring 24 Hours red-flagged due to fog after crashes

The Nurburgring 24 Hours has been red-flagged after exactly six hours after dense fog brought a halt to the racing action on the Nordschleife.

Nurburgring 24h: Yelloly hands ROWE rain-soaked pole

Nick Yelloly has gifted the ROWE Racing BMW team pole for the Nurburgring 24 Hours in qualifying session affected by a large thunderstorm.

Nurburgring 24h: Bortolotti fastest on Thursday for Lamborghini

Mirko Bortolotti was the only driver to lap in under 8m20s during Thursday qualifying for the 2021 edition of the Nurburgring 24 Hours in his FFF Racing Lamborghini Huracan GT3.

The 10 greatest LMP1 races ranked Prime

The 10 greatest LMP1 races ranked

As the LMP1 class prepares to bow out of top-line sportscar racing at the World Endurance Championship season finale in Bahrain this weekend, Motorsport.com looks back over the past two decades to pick out the 10 of its best contests

How a DTM failure became an unlikely Nurburgring 24h winner Prime

How a DTM failure became an unlikely Nurburgring 24h winner

Opel's fortunes in the DTM had taken a turn for the worst by 2003 - hardly the pedigree that suggested it could take on the toughest 24-hour race of them all. But that's exactly what it did…

How Sauber created its greatest legacy Prime

How Sauber created its greatest legacy

In the latest part of the series celebrating 50 years of the much-loved Swiss outfit, we exmaine how Sauber's partnership with Mercedes and its famous junior drivers helped produce its greatest legacy in racing

The legacy that will be left by a tin-top great Prime

The legacy that will be left by a tin-top great

Charly Lamm and the Schnitzer Motorsport name are almost interchangeable. When he steps down at the end of 2018, the absence of a driving force behind the touring car world's greatest empire will undeniably leave a huge void.