endurance News and Analysis
The Suzuka 10 Hours round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge has been cancelled for the second season in a row as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Olaf Beckmann, the owner of the famous 'Foxtail' Opel Manta at the Nurburgring 24 Hours, is considering withdrawing the fan-favourite car after the 2021 season due to increased entry fees for the Nurburgring Endurance Series.
DTM race winner Peter Dumbreck is standing down from the Falken Motorsports team's Nurburgring 24 Hours line-up after 14 consecutive appearances in the German enduro.
New Intercontinental GT Challenge champion Nicky Catsburg has revealed that he went off track multiple times under full-course yellow conditions on the way to victory in Saturday's Kyalami finale.
Honda's defeat in last weekend's Kyalami 9 Hour was "hard to take" after it commanded the first eight hours of the Intercontinental GT Challenge season finale, says Bertrand Baguette.
BMW drivers Augusto Farfus and Nicky Catsburg snatched the Intercontinental GT Challenge title with victory in the Kyalami 9 Hour together with Sheldon van der Linde.
Bentley will end its factory programme with the Continental racer at the end of this year as part of a phased withdrawal from the GT3 category.
MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi will return to the Gulf 12 Hours in Bahrain in January with his Avintia-bound half-brother Luca Marini joining him in a Ferrari 488 GT3.
When the COVID-19 pandemic struck in March, one of the European countries hit most hard was Italy – the home of Pirelli. As lockdown spread around the world, it also meant months of downtime for the brand’s American motorsports operation – before restarting a season that would be condensed into a rescheduling nightmare.
Le Mans 24 Hours class winner United Autosports is targeting an Intercontinental GT Challenge campaign in 2022 as part of its latest expansion.
Nurburgring 24 Hours winner Nick Yelloly described the rainstorm that caused the race to be red-flagged for nine hours on Saturday evening as “the worst conditions I have experienced”.
BMW ended its 10-year dry spell in the Nurburgring 24 Hours in a dramatic 2020 encounter, the Munich manufacturer winning the Nordschleife classic for the first time in the GT3 era.
The 2020 Nurburgring 24-hour race has been red flagged after seven hours due to heavy rainfall as drama unfolded around the two leading Mercedes-AMG GT3s, which both crashed out while they were at the head of the race.
After four hours, Mercedes dominated the starting phase of the 48th running of the Nurburgring 24 Hours.
Mercedes star Maro Engel took pole position for the 2020 Nurburgring 24 hours in dominant fashion, beating octane126's Luca Ludwig by almost five seconds in difficult wet/dry conditions in Top Qualifying.
Marco Mapelli set the fastest time on the opening day of the 2020 Nurburgring 24 Hours in the Konrad-entered #21 Lamborghini Huracan GT3, which he shares with Axcil Jefferies, Franck Perera and Michele di Martino.
Opel's fortunes in the DTM had taken a turn for the worst by 2003 - hardly the pedigree that suggested it could take on the toughest 24-hour race of them all. But that's exactly what it did…
The Nurburgring Nordschleife is known as one of the most challenging circuits in motor racing, and with good reason. At almost 13 miles and 154 corners, no two laps are going to be run in the exact same conditions. Over the course of the 24 Hours, that’s only heightened, and drivers are tested to their limits.
Porsche has withdrawn the Manthey Racing squad and a number of its works drivers from this weekend's Nurburgring 24 Hours over COVID-19 fears.
TCR Australia and S5000 will headline a 10-category schedule for the first-ever Bathurst International in November.
The Intercontinental GT Challenge has elected not to replace the cancelled Suzuka 10 Hours, meaning this year's schedule will comprise four races only.
The 2020 edition of the Nurburgring 24 Hours has been postponed to September amid the global coronavirus pandemic, while the WTCR support event has been shelved entirely.
Australian Porsche squad Grove Racing could expand its 2020 programme to include the full Intercontinental GT Challenge season on the back of its class victory in the Bathurst 12 Hour.
Sam Shahin has confirmed that he sustained crushed vertebrae and breaks to fingers and a rib in his nasty Bathurst crash.
The dwindling interest in the non-GT3 classes for the Bathurst 12 Hour is a positive for the event, according to its promoter.
The #7 M-Sport Bentley continues to lead the 2020 Bathurst 12 Hour as the race heads into its final three hours.
The #7 M-Sport Bentley leads the 2020 Bathurst 12 Hour at half race distance.
A third major crash cut qualifying for the Bathurst 12 Hour slightly short, leaving Absolute Porsche driver Matt Campbell on provisional pole.