Hunter-Reay stays at Andretti

Ryan Hunter-Reay will have another season in the NTT IndyCar Series at Andretti Autosport. The 40-year-old American has extended his deal, so the two parties will have their 12th season together. The main sponsor of the #28, DHL, has also extended their deal, so they will be running together for the 11th season. “Captain America” has run the yellow colours on the car since 2014, where the collaboration was extended to being the primary sponsor of the car. Hunter-Reay won the 2012 title, and took his one and only Indy500…

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Rinaldi with strong outfit in the Asian LMS

Rinaldi Racing will bring some of the very best drivers for this year’s Asian Le Mans Series, which will start next month. Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo #5 will have Davide Rigon sharing the car with David Perel and Rino Mastronardi. Perel was part of Kessel Racing in both the Michelin Le Mans Cup and European Le Mans Series throughout the 2020 season, while Mastronardi won the LMC championship with Iron Lynx, and made his debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans too. The three drivers are certainly amongst the…

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Dubai added to revised schedule

The Asian Le Mans Series has revised the schedule for the upcoming season. This is the third version, due to the constant COVID-19 stumbles, that the world is facing. This change isn’t however as big as the two previous changes. The start of the season has been pushed back one week, and about 100 kilometres to the north. The latest race schedule will start on 13-14 February with two races at Dubai Autodrome, before the series moves to Abu Dhabi and the Yas Marina Circuit in the following weekend. The…

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TF Sport enters LMP2

TF Sport has been synonymous with GT racing throughout the past many seasons. They will expand the team to at least one LMP2 car. The British team has bought a brand new ORECA 07 Gibson LMP2 car, that they will enter in the European Le Mans Series for the 2021 season. The drivers will be well-known faces. Salih Yoluc will continue to race for the team, as the team’s Bronze-rated driver. He has previously raced in LMP2 in Asian Le Mans Series, and he will be racing in LMP2 at…

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Heart of Racing team returns

Heart of Racing team returns to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2021. The American Aston Martin team continues with their Vantage GT3, in an almost unchanged line-up from 2020. Ian James and Roman DeAngelis will once again be the full-season drivers, while they are going to be joined by the two Aston Martin factory drivers Darren Turner and Ross Gunn for the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Heart Of Racing Team #23 Photo Courtesy of IMSA / Richard DoleThe team made its IMSA series debut at Daytona last year, where…

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JOTA with the same drivers in WEC and AsLMS

JOTA Sport has announced for one of their cars in the FIA World Endurance Championship plus the Asian Le Mans Series. It will be the same three drivers, who are going to share the car throughout the 2021 season. Stoffel Vandoorne, Tom Blomqvist and Sean Gelael will share the ORECA 07 Gibson #38 LMP2 car. Vandoorne has a bit of FIA WEC LMP1 experience from SMP Racing, that he had two outings for during the 2018/19 season, after Jenson Button left the team. The two race programmes will be in…

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High Class Racing with mixed European line-up

High Class Racing will enter a mixed European line-up for their Rolex 24 at Daytona entry later this month. Anders Fjordbach and Dennis Andersen will continue their LMP2 collaboration from the European Le Mans Series, over the last four years. The Danish pairing will be joined by Ferdinand Habsburg, who has DTM experience, as well as Daytona experience, from his previous outing with United Autosports. Last but not least, the former Formula 1 driver, Robert Kubica will be part of the team. Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN has given him a…

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St. Pete moved to April

NTT IndyCar Series has chosen to push the race in St. Petersburg, Florida to 25 April, instead of the original early March date. The reasoning is the COVID-19 situation in Florida, where the organizers believe that there is a bigger chance of being able to run it in April instead. That moves the Indycar season opener to 11 April at Barber Motorsports Park, Alabama. The 2020 edition of the St. Pete Grand Prix was pushed from March to October, since the pandemic hit for real, just as the teams had…

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A Porsche in GTLM after all

There will be a Porsche in GTLM in the 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTLM category. Privateers WeatherTech Racing has struck a deal with Proton Competition about the running of a Porsche 911 RSR. Proton Competition has bought the two GTLM cars, that Porsche raced in the GTLM category throughout the 2020 season, so the cars are already in the US. Cooper MacNeil will move up from the GTD category, where he has raced through the past seasons, where he worked together with the Ferrari team Scuderia Corsa. He has…

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4 rapid drivers for Inter Europol

Inter Europol Competition has announced the four drivers, for their new FIA World Endurance Championship programme in 2021. The team has run for several seasons in the European Le Mans Series and Asian Le Mans Series, and gave the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship go for two races in 2020. The IMSA series was the place for the otherwise long time Ligier team to try out an ORECA 07 LMP2 car, which is the choice of car for their FIA WEC programme. Some might say – hey, you don’t need four…

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RWR Eurasia presents two drivers more for the Rolex24

Rick Ware Racing Eurasia has two more drivers for the Rolex 24 at Daytona, which will be run in the last weekend in January. The American Rick Ware Racing has started a collaboration with Philippines team Eurasia, for running an LMP2 entry at the 24-hour race, where the defending Asian Le Mans Series LMP2-Am Champion Cody Ware was announced as their first driver, a few weeks ago. He will be joined by Salih Yoluc, who we primarily know from the GTE Am category in the FIA World Endurance Championship, and…

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Scuderia Corsa back to their roots

Scuderia Corsa will to their roots for the 2021 edition of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. They have been racing under the WeatherTech Racing banner for the previous three seasons, in the white colours of the main sponsor. They will return to the classic red colours once again, with car number 63 on the Ferrari 488 GT3, just like they had in 2016 and 2017, where they won the championship two years in a row with Christina Nielsen and Alessandro Balzan. The programme is only confirmed for Daytona, and doesn’t…

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TGM enters GTD

Team TGM will enter the Rolex 24 at Daytona, which will be run next month at Daytona International Speedway. The American team has only been active in the Michelin Pilot Challenge, which they won in 2019, but wants to try running at an IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship round. They will be working together with Wright Motorsports, who has plenty of experience with Porsche GTD cars, finishing second in the IMSA GTD championship in 2020. Ted Giovanis, the man behind Ted Giovanis Motorsports, chose to put the 2020 programme on pause,…

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Aston Martin closes their works team

Aston Martin Racing will be closed down as a factory team. That has been announced by the British car manufacturer this morning. That means that the team will no longer enter factory cars in the FIA World Endurance Championship in neither GTE Pro nor GTE Am. AMR finished the season as World Champions in both the Manufacturer and Driver Championships, with Nicki Thiim and Marco Sørensen winning the GTE Pro title for the second time in their careers. The team also won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in both…

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Risi with super strong outfit

Risi Competizione will bring some of the very best drivers available, when the Daytona 24 hours runs next month. The Ferrari 488 GTE in GTLM category will consist of James Calado, Alessandro Pier Guidi, Davide Rigon plus Jules Gounon. Calado and Pier Guidi has previously won Petit Le Mans in 2019, when they raced for the Risi team. They also won the 24 Hours of Le Mans together for AF Corse in the summer of 2019, and was crowned FIA WEC World Champions 2018. Gounon was part of the Risi…

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Formula E delays opening round

The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship has postponed the opening round of the 2021 season. The municipality in Santiago, Chile has said no-thanks for the electric series to visit the country in January. The series states, that they will try to run the race later in Q1 2021. The second scheduled round for Formula E in Ad Riyadh in Saudi Arabia is still on, at this moment of time.

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The base continues at United

United Autosports already has the base for their LMP2 cars in the European Le Mans Series 2021 signed up. It’s to no surprise, that Phil Hanson and Job van Uitert will continue in car #22 and #32 respectively. Hanson has raced for the team since 2018, with 2020 season being the by far most successful. He won the ELMS title, FIA World Endurance Championship title, as well as the LMP2 victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. He has also claimed the 2018/19 Asian Le Mans Series LMP2 title…

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Kellett and Daly remain in the same teams

Dalton Kellett and Conor Daly will also participate in the NTT IndyCar Series 2021. The two drivers have extended the contracts with their two respective teams, that they raced for in 2020. Kellett has even gotten his contract updated to a full season, so he has the A. J. Foyt Enterprises car #4 all to himself. He was in the #14 through some of the season, that he shared with Tony Kanaan and Sebastien Bourdais, while Charlie Kimball had #4 to himself. Kellett made his Indycar debut in 2020, but…

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33 entered for 2021

ADAC GT Masters is very at being fully subscribed for the 2021 season, with 33 cars entered per 15 December. The big German GT series have received entries from 20 different teams, with a total of 8 different brands. It’s a huge boost for the series, that internally in Germany are fighting with DTM, who is going to jump onto the GT3 concept too in 2021. There are no entry list released, since it’s up to the teams themselves to announce their programmes, but the organizers inform that there are…

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Wright, Whelen, VS, Pfaff and Magnus news

This article sums up various bits of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship news, that has been released over the last few days. Wright Motorsport has announced, that they will return to IMSA for 2021 without any changes. Ryan Hardwick will once again share the blue Porsche 911 GT3 R with works driver Patrick Long, while Jan Heylen will join them for the endurance races in the Michelin Endurance Cup. That trio ended the 2020 season by winning the Sebring 12 Hours in the GTD category. They were very close at grabbing…

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