Bentley not to compete in VLN and Nürburgring 24 Hours in 2019

Bentley Motorsport has decided to not compete in VLN and the Nürburgring 24 Hours race 2019, just like in the previous year. But it might be possible that they will return the following year with the new Continental GT3. That is at least what Brian Gush, Bentley’s Director of Motorsport, said – according to Motorsport-Total.com. „At this moment there are no plans that we would race on Nürburgring. However, we would like to do that in the coming season.” Brian Gush also mentioned that this plan for the coming year would…

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Recently retired Schnitzer BMW Team principal Charly Lamm dies suddenly at the age of 63

Only two months after his retirement as team principal of the Schnitzer BMW Team – right after the Macau Grand Prix which Augusto Farfus won for Schnitzer in a BMW M6 GT3 – Charly (Karl) Lamm has died rather suddenly at the age of 63 years on Thursday January 24th, 2019, after a very short but severe illness. Photo: BMW Motorsport This news today has put a large part of the motorsport world in shock and sadness.  Team Schnitzer, BMW Motorsport, drivers, fans, and even BMW’s competitors, issued statements on…

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ROWE RACING to compete with 2 Porsche 911 GT3 R in the 24 Hours of Spa and in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup 2019

The German team ROWE RACING announced this week that they will return to the Spa 24 Hours race on July 27th-28th, 2019 – the place of their biggest successes, with a victory in 2016 and 2nd place in 2018 – with two Porsche 911 GT3 R, and six Porsche works drivers and Porsche Young Professionals.  The driver line up for one of the Porsche 911 GT3 R in Spa will be Le Mans Winner Nick Tandy (Great Britain) together with 2 French drivers, Frédéric Makowiecki and Patrick Pilet.  The second…

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