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Risi Competizione Prepared to Deliver Ferrari’s First Win at Long Beach Since 2008

One team to watch in a robust GT Le Mans (GTLM) field set to duel at Long Beach is the No. 62 Risi Competizione Ferrari 488 GTE. Co-drivers Giancarlo Fisichella, Toni Vilander and James Calado have finished on the GTLM podium in each of the past three races, dating back to a victory in the 2016 season-ending Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. erything in the right place to challenge for...

Title defense with strong Audi customer teams

Since 2011, the Audi teams have collected a total of six overall titles and sixteen class titles in this young series. Three Audi Sport customer racing teams will aim to win more trophies and titles this year. The Blancpain GT Series is the leading Europe-wide series for GT3 sports cars. Since 2011, the Audi teams have collected a total of six overall titles and sixteen class titles in this young series. Three Audi Sport customer racing teams will aim to win more trophies and titles this year. read on ...

Lexus Drivers Participate In Toyota’s “Motorsports Day”

Tags: Lexus3GT Racing No. 143GT Racing No. 15Scott PruettSage KaramRobert AlonJack Hawksworth « » On Thursday, March 23, 3GT Racing drivers visited with Lexus and Toyota team members as part of the manufacturers’ annual Motorsports Day at its Torrance, California headquarters. Sage Karam and Scott Pruett, drivers of the No. 14 Lexus RC F GT3, and Robert Alon and Jack Hawksworth, who pilot the No. 15 Lexus sister entry for 3GT, signed autographs and posed for photos with team members as part of the day’s activities, which also included Toyota’s drivers from NASCAR, NHRA and off-road racing, among other disciplines. “We’re just down here at Lexus and Toyota for the annual Motorsports Day,” said Hawksworth, who drives the Lexus in IMSA’s GTD class. “It’s my first time here, so just meeting all the associates, signing a few pictures and catching up with the NASCAR team and all the other various motorsports that Toyota and Lexus are involved in. I get to check out the facility for the first time as well, so enjoying being here, it’s a great place.” The visit was the first appearance for Hawksworth and Alon, a native of nearby Santa Monica, California, at the annual event after they were announced by 3GT to drive the Lexus in November 2016. Karam and Pruett previously visited the Torrance headquarters for the 2016 event, which also includes Toyota Racing Development, U.S.A. (TRD) team members and family of Toyota, Lexus and TRD associates. “It’s a really cool event and we do this every year,” said Karam. “This is my second time...

TCR racing series: Large international demand for the Audi RS 3 LMS

The new Audi RS 3 LMS stands in front of its first motorsport season. The race car can compete in 14 series worldwide, including the TCR International Series and ADAC TCR Germany with its strong field. The title defender of the TCR International Series, Stefano Comini, will drive an Audi from 2017 on. Also in the ADAC TCR Germany, the Audi RS 3 LMS has earned special preference: The reigning champion team, Target Competition, ordered four cars.