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Schmitz gets Nordschleife corner
Piquet Jr's latest racing chapter
McLaren's Brown to race GT4 car
The new threat facing GT3 racing
Electric GT plans revealed

Sabine Schmitz, the first female winner of the Nurburgring 24 Hours who passed away in March, will have a corner of the Nordschleife named after her.

There aren’t too many drivers who can boast CVs that include a Formula E title, wins in two of NASCAR’s three top-tier series and the US-based Global Rallycross series, let alone silverware in Formula 1.

McLaren Racing boss Zak Brown will return to the cockpit of one of the British marque's GT racers at Zandvoort next month with his United Autosports team.

The new threat facing SRO's ultra-successful GT3 category Prime

The manufacturers were unconvinced – and even hostile – when Stephane Ratel launched GT3 in 2006. Now, 15 years on from its debut, they’ve sold more than 2000 cars and counting, but its continued expansion puts the increasingly globalised category at risk of losing its roots.

A new FIA Electric GT Championship promoted by Eurosport will kick off in 2023 using the rules unveiled by the governing body last month.

FIA reveals details of "groundbreaking" electric GT category

The FIA has revealed technical details of what it has described as a "groundbreaking" electric GT category planned for the future. 

Two-time Le Mans winner Stuck to make racing comeback aged 70

Two-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner and Hans-Joachim Stuck will make his comeback at the age of 70 in this weekend's first round of the new GT2 European Series.

Bentley to contest Pikes Peak with extreme Continental GT3

Bentley will mount a factory assault on this year's Pikes Peak hillclimb with the most extreme version of its Continental GT3 racer ever built.

How Ferrari's F1 protege became a Mercedes GT prodigy Prime

How Ferrari's F1 protege became a Mercedes GT prodigy

Raffaele Marciello once appeared to be Ferrari’s next Italian F1 star, but is now under the pay of its German arch-rival in GTs.

Heavy snow disrupts Nurburgring 24 Hours prep
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Heavy snow disrupts Nurburgring 24 Hours prep

The cancellation of the first round of the Nurburgring Endurance Series (NLS) last weekend has disrupted the preparations of Robert Kubica and three British drivers for the Nurburgring 24 Hours.

'Queen of the Nurburgring' Sabine Schmitz dies aged 51

Sabine Schmitz, affectionally known as the ‘Queen of the Nurburgring’, has died at the age of 51 following a long battle with cancer.

Ferrari F1 tester Ilott set for GT programme in 2021

Ferrari Formula 1 test driver Callum Ilott is set to embark on a GT racing programme in 2021 that will see him appear in a number of high-profile sportscar races.

How Tandy joined an exclusive club of endurance legends Prime
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How Tandy joined an exclusive club of endurance legends

Victory at last year's Spa 24 Hours meant Nick Tandy had completed the unofficial sextuple crown of the world's six biggest endurance races, becoming the first Briton to do so. Ahead of his fresh start with Corvette Racing, he explains how he did it…

How a much-changed Macau GP kept the party going Prime
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How a much-changed Macau GP kept the party going

OPINION: The 67th edition of the Macau Grand Prix might have been a largely muted affair to the outside world without its international influx and star line-ups, another victim to the COVID-19 pandemic, but organisers deserve huge credit for keeping the party going…

Ye dominates red-flagged Macau GT Cup Macau GT Cup
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Ye dominates red-flagged Macau GT Cup

Ye Hongli put in a commanding performance on the Guia circuit to claim a crash-shortened 2020 Macau GT Cup.

Penalty costs O'Young Macau GT pole Macau GT Cup
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Penalty costs O'Young Macau GT pole

Ye Hongli will start today's Macau GT Cup from pole position after qualifying race winner Darryl O'Young was hit with a post-race penalty.

O'Young wins shortened Macau GT Cup qualifying race Macau GT Cup
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O'Young wins shortened Macau GT Cup qualifying race

Darryl O'Young will start the 2020 Macau GT Cup from pole position courtesy of a lights-to-flag win in a shortened qualifying race.

GT World Challenge Australia branding official

The re-branding of Australian GT as GT World Challenge Australia Powered by AWS has been confirmed.

SRO, Australian GT deal confirmed

SRO Motorsports Group's takeover of the Australian GT Championship and Australian Endurance Championship has been confirmed.

SRO to take over Australian GT

SRO Motorsports Group is set to take over the embattled Australian GT Championship.

BMW M4 GT3 racer for 2022 rolled out

The next-generation BMW GT3 racer based on the M4 has turned a wheel for the first time in the hands of Augusto Farfus.

Hulkenberg to make racing return in ADAC GT Masters

Nico Hulkenberg will make his first race appearance since he left the Renault Formula 1 team when he competes in the ADAC GT Masters series at the Nurburgring on August 15-16.

Hulkenberg tests Lamborghini GT3 car at the Nurburgring

Ex-Formula 1 racer Nico Hulkenberg took part in a private test at the Nurburgring at the wheel of a Lamborghini Huracan GT3 last weekend, Motorsport.com has learned.

Ratel: Electric and customer racing will be the future
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Ratel: Electric and customer racing will be the future

Stephane Ratel believes the current coronavirus crisis is not only reshaping the 2020 season but also the direction of technology, with a future of electric and customer racing on the horizon.

How to overcome mental burnout after your F1 dream has died

Franck Perera is once again doing what he loves – racing cars for a living. There was once a time when he got to within touching distance of Formula 1, and although that didn’t work out, he had a second chance in IndyCar. But the global financial crash, and Toyota pulling out of F1 and withdrawing its backing, sent not only his career into a spiral, but his mental health too.