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Already, the month of April has served up a feast for endurance racing fans at Silverstone. Following the European Le Mans Series 4 hours and the FIA World Endurance Championship 6 Hours, the Northamptonshire circuit is now preparing for Britain’s longest race of the year – the Dunlop 24 Hours. After a 2 year absence [...]
Philipp Oettl Takes Lead In Dunlop #ForeverForward League The FIM Moto2 and Moto3 World Championships head straight to Argentina for round three after the USA Grand Prix last weekend. Last year was the first time the track appeared on the calendar so with the benefit of a year of data teams will be sure to [...]
G-Drive Racing Dominates LMP2 World Endurance Championship Podium The #26 G-Drive Racing Ligier-Nissan led all but 10 minutes of today’s LMP2 charge in the 6 Hours of Silverstone, the opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. The sister car #28 had started the race on pole position but both were overtaken by the KCMG [...]
Silverstone marked the first European Le Mans Series (ELMS) race with Dunlop supplying all the tyres for the GT classes. A total of 22 cars sported Dunlop rubber including seven cars competing in the open tyre competition headlining LMP2 category in which Dunlop took a clean sweep of the LMP2 podium. Drivers were happy with [...]
Last year at Trentino in northern Italy, Kiara Fontanesi won the Women’s Motorcross World Championship (WMX) round while MXGP’s Gautier Paulin took a holeshot and win in the first race. It should have been a double victory but having taken the holeshot and built a lead in the second moto, a rock cracked his crankcase ending his race.