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Aston to make factory GT3 NLS entry
How Panoz hired David Brabham
Lotus returns to GT arena with Emira
Macau F3, GT races cancelled again
Bentley working on electric Conty GT

Aston Martin will make a full-factory entry with a Vantage GT3 driven by Nicki Thiim and Maxime Martin in this weekend's round of the NLS on the Nurburgring-Nordschleife.

The Panoz GT programme wasn't a fashionable pick for an ex-Formula 1 driver in 1997, and McLaren appeared a much better bet for David Brabham. But against the odds, he linked up with the American marque and forged a winning partnership that would last for over half a decade.

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Lotus will return to the GT racing arena with the new Emira GT4 car, developed in partnership with RML, that will be available for customers to race next year.

Macau F3 and GT World Cup races cancelled again
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The FIA Formula 3 World Cup and FIA GT World Cups in Macau will be cancelled for the second straight year due to coronavirus restrictions.

Bentley working on electric Continental GT3
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Bentley has built an electric version of its Continental GT3 racer as part of an evaluation of the FIA's new Electric GT Championship set to go live in 2023.

Brabham Automotive joins European GT2 Series

Brabham Automotive will enter the Fanatec GT2 European Series with its new Brabham BT62 GT2 Concept.

Audi to introduce upgraded R8 LMS GT3 for 2022

Audi has announced it will upgrade its ultra-successful R8 LMS GT3 model for the 2022 season with a second 'Evo' kit.

Nordschleife corner named after late Sabine Schmitz

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.

The latest chapter in Piquet's diverse racing career

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 F1 team boss Brown to race GT4 for United Autosports

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 new threat facing SRO's ultra-successful GT3 category

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.

Electric GT Championship plans revealed ahead of 2023 launch

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.