Alvaro Parente1984-10-04 (age 36)
Thiago Camilo and Lucas Di Grassi fastest in the wet.
Mark Winterbottom, Laurens Vanthoor, Nestor Girolami and several others showed quick adaptation to the 500hp-powered touring cars.
First practice in Goiania was split in two groups, with the second one right after a light rain.
With over 45 cars participating in the two Official Test Days at Circuit Paul Ricard, the 2015 Blancpain Endurance Series has shown a clean bill of health.
The Blancpain Endurance Series is testing at Paul Ricard this week, and Peter Kox found himself at the top of the charts after day one.
Shane Van Gisbergen sits fourth in the V8 Supercar championship standings after the opening round.
The team’s second entry will start P10 in the Pro-Am class.
Two-car team to contest the endurance race at Yas Marina.
Stephane Ortelli took pole position from his former teammate and co-champion Laurens Vanthoor.
During the first couple of hours of the 2014 Total 24 Hours of Spa the fight for the lead quickly developed into a duel between the Audi and BMW teams.
The GT action has begun at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit.
For this new Top 10 list, let's do something different and mix music with racing. Just for fun.
Silverstone, now Paul Ricard. What is next for Bentley.
The race will start at 19.15 on Saturday June 28th and will run into the dark, with a finish at 22.15.
Alvaro Parente driving the No.52 Ferrari 458 Italia in the GTE professional class went off at the Ford chicane, causing heavy damage to the car.
During a shortened first qualifying session, held in the hours of darkness, only four of the six drivers were able to complete the required three flying laps to qualify for the race.
Rookies Alvaro Parente and Federico Leo completed their regulated minimum 10 laps at the wheel of the No.52 LMGTE Pro Ferrari Italia .
Twenty minutes before the end, Steven Kane managed to pass leader Andy Soucek in the #99 ART Grand Prix McLaren.
The entry list of the opening round at Monza has increased to 45 GT3 cars!
It’s an exciting first event of the year for the team whose headquarters are located just across the road from the main entrance of the circuit.
It was only the second time in the history of the Blancpain Endurance Series that a McLaren managed to take the win.
Qualifying for the opening round of the Blancpain Endurance Series in Monza started under cloudy skies, but there was no threat of rain.
Five-time Brazilian go-karting champion Felipe Fraga, 18 years old, who doesn’t even have a regular driver’s license yet, was very emotional during the celebrations.
The grid for today race was defined yesterday in separate qualifying sessions for regular and guest drivers.
This will also be the first test in racing conditions for the new Porsche 919 Hybrid, with the German manufacturer looking to take the challenge to reigning world champions Audi and WEC race winners Toyota.
Audi, Toyota and Porsche will have two cars each testing.
The magic of motor sport and of races in city streets all helped to rack up the tension to fever pitch!
Despite adversity and a unique city circuit, the Alsacian team showed once again its tenacity.
Ortelli and Vanthoor’s title followed the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT’s clinching of the team crown in the qualifying race earlier today at the Baku World Challenge.
Hexis Racing can count on a top-class driver line-up consisting of Rob Bell (34) and Kevin Estre (25)
Sébastien Loeb Racing looks to the final round of the 2013 season with an appetite for victory.
The new and exhilarating street circuit in Baku, close to the Caspian Sea, will host a gripping finale to the season.
The Alsacian team confirmed the breadth of its qualities.
1-2 finish for Sebastien Lobe Racing at the Circuito de Navarra. Pro Cup drivers title fight heats up while Afanasiev, Simonsen extend Pro-Am points lead.
Sébastien Loeb and Alvaro Parente took their McLaren MP4-12C to a third qualifying race victory of the 2013 season
Stefan Rosina (SLK) set the best time of 1m49.595s in the Reiter Engineering-run Lamborghini LP560-4 to head the field.
The penultimate event for the FIA GT teams will be a showdown at the Circuito de Navarra in Spain
Hasta la victoria siempre*!
Stef Dusseldorp: "I was able to bring the car back to the pits, but the team soon realised that repairs would take too long and that we had no choice but to retire."
Crunch time at the ‘Ring!
Slovakia Ring hosted two great FIA GT Series races today. The Qualifying Race was held earlier this morning followed by the main Championship Race later in the afternoon. Audi performed very well in both events.
Sébastien Loeb: "The Slovakia Ring is a difficult track, with few points of reference, but it’s varied and interesting."
The teams and drivers now have a short break before the main race gets underway at 14.15cet this afternoon.
Mirroring the hot and sunny conditions René Rast set a scorching time of 2m01.717s to take the top position for tomorrow morning’s qualifying race.
Sébastien Loeb / Alvaro Parente and Mike Parisy / Andy Zuber will challenge the FIA GT Series event this weekend in their McLaren MP4-12Cs
FIA GT Series set for Slovakian Ring challenge. At the halfway mark of the season, the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT has the upper-hand in the title hunt.
In the fourth round of the Blancpain Endurance Series, Mücke set his best time, 2:20.675, on his second of two Superpole laps, pipping SMP Racing's Alessandro Pier Guidi
Hexis Racing is taking part in a Pro championship, the Blancpain Endurance Series of which the Spa 24 Hours is the blue riband event.
Seyffarth Racing finished 8th in the qualifying race before finishing 4th in the main race.
Sébastien Loeb Racing once again showed itself as one of the teams to beat in the third round of the FIA GT Series.