GT World Challenge Europe Sprint News

Rossi expects to continue in GTWCE
Rossi getting up to speed in GT3
Ferrari, Mercedes share Brands wins
Rossi eager to start Sprint season
Valentino Rossi impresses WRT

Bike legend Valentino Rossi expects to continue in the GT World Challenge Europe next year for a second full season of car racing after ending his two-wheel career.

MotoGP great Valentino Rossi has admitted he needs to get on the pace quicker as he transitions to four wheels in the GT World Challenge Europe this year.

Brands Hatch GTWCE: Ferrari and Mercedes share sprint wins Brands Hatch
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Ferrari claimed a first overall victory in the GT World Challenge Europe Sprint Cup in nearly seven years as the Italian manufacturer and Mercedes shared out the honours at Brands Hatch.

Bike racing legend Valentino Rossi is relishing the chance to race on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit for the first time in this weekend’s GT World Challenge Europe round.

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.

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.

Brands Hatch GTWCE: Vanthoor, Weerts retain Sprint title

WRT Audi drivers Dries Vanthoor and Charles Weerts retained their GT World Challenge Europe Sprint Cup title at Brands Hatch with one weekend of the season remaining.

Brands Hatch GTWCE: JOTA McLaren crashes over barriers in opener Brands Hatch
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Brands Hatch GTWCE: JOTA McLaren crashes over barriers in opener

The JOTA McLaren cleared the barriers when it crashed out of the lead of the opening race of the GT World Challenge Europe Sprint Cup event at Brands Hatch, with Auto Sport Promotion Mercedes taking the provisional win.

GTWCE Sprint Cup event at Brands Hatch moved to August

The Brands Hatch round of the GT World Challenge Europe Sprint Cup has been rescheduled for August.

Top LMP2 squad JOTA to run McLaren in GTWCE

Top LMP2 outfit JOTA will return to GT racing by fielding a McLaren 720S GT3 with an all-factory driver line-up in this year’s GT World Challenge Europe.

Aitken to race in GT World Challenge Europe with Lamborghini

Williams Formula 1 reserve driver Jack Aitken will race in the GT World Challenge Europe in 2021 with Lamborghini.

Lexus ends factory support for European GT3 programme

Toyota brand Lexus has ended factory support of its racing program with the RC F GT3 contender in Europe. 

Why Timur Boguslavskiy has added incentive in the Spa 24 Hours 24 Hours of Spa
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Why Timur Boguslavskiy has added incentive in the Spa 24 Hours

Right now, a 20-year old from Kazan in Russia is one of the most successful Mercedes drivers in GT racing. But this weekend he must pass a very special test if he’s to join Lewis Hamilton at the end-of-season Mercedes party…

Barcelona GTWCE: Vanthoor and Weerts secure Sprint Cup title

Team WRT Audi’s Dries Vanthoor and Charles Weerts clinched the GT World Challenge Europe Sprint Cup title in the final round of the season at Barcelona.

Wins for Mercedes and Audi at Magny-Cours GTWCE round Magny-Cours
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Wins for Mercedes and Audi at Magny-Cours GTWCE round

Haupt Racing Team’s Maro Engel and Luca Stolz closed in on the lead of the GT World Challenge standings with victory and a third in the Sprint Cup at Magny-Cours.

Double win for Vanthoor/Weerts in GTWCE Sprint opener Misano
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Double win for Vanthoor/Weerts in GTWCE Sprint opener

Team WRT Audi duo Dries Vanthoor and Charles Weerts recorded two out of three race wins as the GT World Challenge Europe Sprint Cup kicked off at Misano.

Barnicoat beats Deletraz by 0.07s at the Nurburgring
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Barnicoat beats Deletraz by 0.07s at the Nurburgring

McLaren factory driver Ben Barnicoat edged Haas Formula 1 reserve Louis Deletraz by just 0.070 seconds to win the latest SRO GT Esports race at a virtual Nurburgring.

GT World Challenge Europe issues revised schedule

A revised GT World Challenge Europe schedule due to begin in July has been issued, including a second six-hour race at the Nurburgring. 

Blomqvist joins R-Motorsport after BMW exit

Tom Blomqvist will join the R-Motorsport Aston Martin GT squad for 2020 after his departure from BMW.

BMW reveals teaser image of all-new M4 GT3

BMW has announced it will introduce a new GT3 model for the 2022 season, based on the upcoming next-generation M4 road car, to replace the ageing M6 GT3.

Bortolotti parts ways with Lamborghini, joins Audi

Mirko Bortolotti has parted ways with Lamborghini ahead of the 2020 season, and will instead be an Audi factory driver.

Ghiotto joins R-Motorsport for GT World Challenge

Formula 2 frontrunner Luca Ghiotto will make a switch to sportscar racing next season with the R-Motorsport Aston Martin squad.

Caldarelli, Mapelli win Blancpain title in tense finale

Lamborghini factory drivers Andrea Caldarelli and Marco Mapelli took the Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe title in a tense Hungaroring season finale, narrowly seeing off a challenge from Mercedes pair Maro Engel and Luca Stolz.

Hungaroring Blancpain: Marciello/Abril win, title race hots up

ASP Mercedes duo Raffaele Marciello and Vincent Abril took victory in the opening race of the Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe season finale at the Hungaroring, as the title race tightened up.