GT World Challenge Europe Endurance News

WRT Audi wins Imola season opener
Aston reveals all-factory line-up
DTM wasn't right for Rossi GT3 debut
Rossi enjoys "good" WRT Audi test
Walkinshaw returns to GTWC Europe
WRT Audi wins Imola opener, Rossi suffers pitlane mix-up Imola
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Team WRT's #32 Audi won the GT World Challenge Europe season opener at Imola, while a pitlane mistake from Valentino Rossi shuffled the sister #46 entry well down the field.

Aston Martin will be represented by an all-factory driver line-up in a full GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup campaign for the first time this season.

DTM chief Gerhard Berger feels 2022 was “not the right time” for MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi to enter the series, saying he needs more time to become competitive in GT3 machinery.

MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi enjoyed a “a good day of testing” on his first competitive appearance with the WRT Audi team ahead of his 2022 GT World Challenge Europe campaign.

Sean Walkinshaw will return to competing in the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup for 2022 following his exit from SUPER GT.

Valentino Rossi impresses WRT in wet Magny-Cours test

MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi impressed the WRT Audi team with his speed in the wet at the latest test ahead of his GT World Challenge Europe campaign this year.

Farfus, Catsburg and Yelloly to team up at Rowe for 2022 GTWCE

BMW factory drivers Augusto Farfus and Nicky Catsburg, 2020 Intercontinental GT Challenge champions, will team up again in the GT World Challenge Europe with the Rowe Racing this year.

MotoGP legend Rossi aiming for podiums in rookie GT3 season

MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi is aiming “for the podium” in 2022 when he makes his debut in the GT World Challenge Europe with WRT and Audi.

MotoGP legend Rossi joins WRT for 2022 GT World Challenge Europe
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MotoGP legend Rossi joins WRT for 2022 GT World Challenge Europe

MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi has committed to a full campaign in the GT World Challenge Europe with WRT and Audi.

Garage 59 returns to McLaren for 2022 GT3 campaigns

Former McLaren factory team Garage 59 will switch back to the British manufacturer for its 2022 GT3 programmes after three seasons running Aston Martins.

Van Gisbergen eyeing European return
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Van Gisbergen eyeing European return

Supercars champion Shane van Gisbergen is eyeing a return to the European racing scene once normality returns to international travel.

Rossi 'nothing if not competitive' in GT car, says WRT boss
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Rossi 'nothing if not competitive' in GT car, says WRT boss

MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi has the potential to be a frontrunner in sportscar racing following his retirement from two-wheel competition, according to WRT team boss Vincent Vosse.

Rigon ruled out of Le Mans 24 Hours due to Spa crash injury

Ferrari factory GT driver Davide Rigon has been ruled out of the Le Mans 24 Hours while he continues to recover from his recent crash in the Spa 24 Hours.

Injured Aitken eyes Williams F1 sim and racing return next month

Jack Aitken hopes to be back in the Williams Formula 1 simulator and racing in the GT World Challenge next month as his recovery continues from his recent Spa crash.

WRT: No disappointment despite dramatic Spa 24 miss 24 Hours of Spa
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WRT: No disappointment despite dramatic Spa 24 miss

WRT Audi team boss Vincent Vosse has revealed that he feels no disappointment after his team missed out on victory in the dramatic finish to last weekend's Spa 24 Hours.

BMW "had all the ingredients to win" Spa 24 on M6 farewell 24 Hours of Spa
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BMW "had all the ingredients to win" Spa 24 on M6 farewell

Sheldon van der Linde believes BMW "had all the ingredients to win" the Spa 24 Hours on the venerable M6 GT3's swansong appearance before both Walkenhorst Motorsport entries retired.

Ferrari credits Pier Guidi's "history making" drive for Spa win

Alessandro Pier Guidi's late-race charge that sealed Ferrari's first outright Spa 24 Hours victory since 2004 has been hailed as "history making" by his Iron Lynx team boss.

Spa 24h: Ferrari beats Audi after late downpour drama 24 Hours of Spa
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Spa 24h: Ferrari beats Audi after late downpour drama

The Iron Lynx Ferrari team took victory in a thrilling conclusion to the Spa 24 Hours as Alessandro Pier Guidi passed the WRT Audi of Dries Vanthoor following a late downpour.

Spa 24h: Iron Lynx Ferrari leads Audi after 18 hours 24 Hours of Spa
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Spa 24h: Iron Lynx Ferrari leads Audi after 18 hours

The Iron Lynx Ferrari outfit maintained its lead in the Spa 24 Hours as the race hit the 18-hour mark, albeit with a reduced advantage over the best of the Team WRT Audis.

Aitken sustains fractures in Spa 24 Hours crash 24 Hours of Spa
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Aitken sustains fractures in Spa 24 Hours crash

Williams Formula 1 reserve Jack Aitken sustained fractures to his collarbone and a vertebra in the multi-car accident at Eau Rouge in the Spa 24 Hours on Saturday.

Porsche's Vanthoor injured after Spa paddock accident 24 Hours of Spa
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Porsche's Vanthoor injured after Spa paddock accident

Factory Porsche driver Laurens Vanthoor has been taken to hospital following a paddock accident during the Spa 24 Hours.

Spa 24h: Iron Lynx Ferrari still leads at halfway 24 Hours of Spa
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Spa 24h: Iron Lynx Ferrari still leads at halfway

The Iron Lynx Ferrari squad remained in control of the Spa 24 Hours as the Belgian endurance classic reached the halfway mark.

Spa 24h: Iron Lynx Ferrari leads after six hours 24 Hours of Spa
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Spa 24h: Iron Lynx Ferrari leads after six hours

The Iron Lynx Ferrari driven Alessandro Pier Guidi, Nicklas Nielsen and Come Ledogar lead the Spa 24 Hours at one-quarter distance.

Spa 24h: Aitken, Rigon taken to hospital after Raidillon crash 24 Hours of Spa
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Spa 24h: Aitken, Rigon taken to hospital after Raidillon crash

Williams Formula 1 reserve Jack Aitken and Ferrari factory driver Davide Rigon have been transferred to hospital after a major accident in the opening hour of the Spa 24 Hours.

Spa 24h: Marciello claims pole for ASP Mercedes 24 Hours of Spa
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Spa 24h: Marciello claims pole for ASP Mercedes

Raffaele Marciello claimed pole position for the Spa 24 Hours for the second consecutive season with the Auto Sport Promotion Mercedes team.