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SRO boss Ratel voices support for WEC's GT3 Premium plan

Stephane Ratel, the architect of GT3, has voiced support for plans for the cars to run distinct bodywork when the class is adopted by the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2024.

Nasr to make Spa 24 Hours debut in EMA Porsche

Ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Nasr will make his Spa 24 Hours debut next month as part of an all-factory driver line-up in a Porsche fielded by Australian entrant EMA Motorsport.

Saudi female racer Juffali starts sportscar team, targeting Le Mans

Saudi Arabia’s first female racing driver Reema Juffali has set up her own sportscar team with the aim of competing in the Le Mans 24 Hours.

Lamborghini unveils new Huracan GT3 racer
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Lamborghini unveils new Huracan GT3 racer

Lamborghini has unveiled the latest evolution of its Huracan GT3 racer ahead of its release to customers for next season.

Rossi eager to start GTWCE Sprint season at "very difficult" Brands GP

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.

BMW gives Glock Italian GT drive after DTM exit

BMW factory driver Timo Glock has been handed a drive in the Italian GT series for the 2022 season following his exit from the DTM.

Ferrari releases first images of new 296 GT3 car

Ferrari has released the first images of its new 296 GT3 racer which is set to take over from the marque's long-standing 488 model next year.

BMW driver Glock in frame for Italian GT switch after DTM exit

Timo Glock is in frame for a surprise switch to the Italian GT series following his departure from the DTM, while fellow factory BMW driver Bruno Spengler could face a year on the sidelines.

Valentino Rossi enjoys "good" first official GTWCE test in WRT Audi

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.

The remarkable career of 'classy' champion Martin Tomczyk Prime

The remarkable career of 'classy' champion Martin Tomczyk

Over two decades as a factory driver with Audi and BMW, Martin Tomczyk earned the respect of teammates and rivals as a hard but fair racer. After calling time on his racing career, the 2011 DTM champion sat down with to look back.

Valentino Rossi to be joined by Muller, Vervisch in WRT GTWCE squad

Valentino Rossi’s teammates in his first full season of car racing with the WRT Audi squad in the GT World Challenge Europe will be Nico Muller and Frederic Vervisch.

Yogibo starts own team for GT World Challenge Asia assault

Furniture brand Yogibo has left SUPER GT to start its own team that will tackle the GT World Challenge Asia series in 2022.

Lucas Auer re-signed by Mercedes in GT3 roster for 2022

DTM race winner Lucas Auer has been re-signed by Mercedes as part of its GT3 roster for 2022.

Pittard becomes Aston Martin factory GT driver

Nurburgring Endurance Series title winner David Pittard has become an Aston Martin Racing factory driver for 2022.

Toyota signals GT3 intentions with GR GT3 Concept launch

Toyota has signalled a clear intention to enter the GT3 arena with the unveiling of the GR GT3 Concept on Friday at the Tokyo Auto Salon.

Kyalami 9 Hours IGTC round gets new date in February 2022
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Kyalami 9 Hours IGTC round gets new date in February 2022

The Kyalami 9 Hours round of the 2021 Intercontinental GT Challenge has been rescheduled for the first weekend of February next year.

McLaren signs Kirchhofer to factory GT deal

McLaren has signed former GP3 frontrunner Marvin Kirchhofer as a factory GT driver for next season.

The unpopular BMW stalwart built for the big occasion Prime

The unpopular BMW stalwart built for the big occasion

It has won most of the big prizes in endurance racing across its six years in service, but the BMW M6 GT3's key weaknesses meant only a devoted few teams persisted with running it. As it prepares to bow out at season's end, the teams and drivers involved in its story share the secrets of an unpopular winner

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.

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.