Month: June 2015

Weekend round-up: Pirelli World Challenge, United Sports Car Championship

No GT action in Europe last weekend, but the United States had lots of. The Pirelli World Challenge went to Road America for three rounds, while the IMSA United Sports Car Championship raced the 6 hours of Watkins Glen. Pirelli World Challenge – Road America No less than three rounds of the Pirelli World Challenge were held at Road America last weekend. Lamborghini, Bentley and Nissan were victorious in the races at the circuit of Elkhart Lake. The #20 Dyson Racing Bentley of Butch Leitzinger started the race from pole, but ahead of the first corner he was passed by three...

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Weekend round-up: VLN, Blancpain GT, Super GT, ADAC GT, European GT4

Just one week after the 24 hours of Le Mans, GT racing has started again. The third round of the VLN was held at the Nürburgring, while the ADAC GT Masters went to Spa for their third weekend. Circuit Paul Ricard was the decor of the Blancpain Endurance Series and the Super GT raced at the Chang International Circuit. VLN – 57. ADAC ACAS H&R-Cup A very poor starting field of four GT3 cars lined up for the third round of the VLN. Frikadelli Racing made it a special day for Porsche, taking their 200th victory in VLN. The...

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It’s a Porsche party!

One month after crashing out of the lead in the 24 hours of the Nürburgring, Frikadelli Racing avenged the accident with a win in the third race of the VLN season. In what started out with some hope for an exciting battle for the win, soon became a tame race to the finish. Not so much behind the Frikadelli car, though, as the Porsche Cup cars fought hard to steal the show—and the remaining steps on the podium. When qualifying came around early Saturday morning, the rain was still coming down but slowly receded. As teams scrambled to get...

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