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Oak Racing has claimed the 2013 LMP2 World Endurance Championship (WEC) while G-Drive Racing won today’s 6 Hours of Bahrain race, the final round of the series. France’s #35 Oak Racing Morgan Nissan came into the race as title favourite, needing to finish fifth to ensure championship victory. The trio of Bertrand Baguette, Ricardo Gonzalez [...]
Saturday will see the 2013 World Endurance Championship (WEC) LMP2 title decided with three of the four possible victors on Dunlop tyres. Front-runners are the Dunlop-shod Oak Racing pair with the #35 Morgan having a 13 point advantage on its sister #24 and a 20.5 point margin to the Pecom entry with 25 points available [...]
Dunlop spent last winter focussing on wet weather performance and the efforts paid off with two different teams taking the two key Nürburgring wins of 2013. In May, the Nürburgring 24 Hours was dominated by the rain that Dunlop had prepared for. The 41st ADAC Zurich Nürburgring 24-hour race was one of the most eventful [...]
Race 1 With the Super GT title already decided in favour of Villorba Corse’s Andrea Montermini at Monza, GT Open headed to the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona to crown its GTS-class champion for 2013 and wrap up what has been an enjoyable season of multi-class GT racing. Montermini lead the way from the start, [...]
Justin Barcia has been crowned King of Bercy at the Supercross event held in France, the largest Supercross event outside the USA. This was his second win, the first being in 2010, while his teammate Trey Canard finished in second place with fellow-Dunlop rider Gaultier Paulin finishing fourth.