Seven years have passed since Land Motorsport left VLN. Once highly accomplished competitors on the Nürburgring, the vacuum they left was quickly filled by world-class teams, new faces and old heroes. Continuing on winning many more prizes in Porsche one-make championships in the years after, Land never slowed down. The Nordschleife, however, was where they […]
Motorsports can be a cruel sport. Few know this better than Toyota. Since the 1980s the Japanese car manufacturer has been trying to win its first 24 Hours of Le Mans, never coming closer than second place. With the clock counting down to the end of the 2016 race, Toyota was in the lead. Smiles […]
While history was being written at Le Mans, over in Germany history was being relived. An armada of classic sports cars, touring cars and open-wheel racers cars took to the Nürburgring for the Historic Trophy Nürburgring, including its most-prized race, the ADAC Eifelrennen. For the fans, historic racing is never as much about the racing […]
Welcome to the 24 Hours of Le Mans! It’s race day at Circuit de la Sarthe. The clock will start at 15:00, with the field led on by the number 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid and flanked by its number 1 sister car. Rain has put its mark on the qualifying sessions this week, but the […]
The warming-up is in the books, only hours remain now until the green flag for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Yesterday was free of track-time, but that didn’t mean it was a rest day. Drivers had to show up for the drivers parade, while the GT teams got word of Balance of Performance adjustments. […]
It’s been an awkward first two days at Le Mans. Pole position for the 24 Hours of Le Mans was already defined on Wednesday night by Neel Jani in the number 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid with a time of 3:19.733, leading a Porsche front row. When the rain arrived on Thursday, the lap times couldn’t […]
Phil Keen and Jon Minshaw brought home their maiden British GT win in dreary conditions. Another strategic play and bad luck on their competitor’s end, meant the Barwell Lamborghini duo could grab the lead in the last hour to never let go. Photos by Jurek Biegus.
Another strategic play by Barwell Motorsport saw Jon Minshaw and Phil Keen take a long-awaited maiden win in British GT Championship’s Silverstone 500. The Surrey-based group was victorious in a three-hour race that was marked by heavy rain alternated with sunshine and drizzle, which opened a window of opportunity for those who were willing to […]