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United Autosport Ligier JS P217 Gibson #32 | Photo Jakob Ebrey General MotorSports 

ELMS: Great win of Filipe Albuquerque

By JoaoLamares Trans­la­tion Paula Lamares | Pho­to AdrenalMedia/​Jakob Ebrey Pho­to­graphy Filipe Albuquer­que (United Auto­sports Ligi­er JS P217 # 32) won the first race of the European Le Mans Series at Sil­ver­stone, on Sat­urday. When it came to the last stint, one hour from the end of the race, Albuquer­que was third and with a han­di­cap over 30s for the first. The Por­tuguese driver knew it would be dif­fi­cult, but bet­ter tire’s man­age­ment allowed him to step on the edge and got a vic­tory that he thought it was not pos­sible at the…

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Rui Águas, Emmanuel Collard, François Perrodo - AF Corse Ferrari #83 - LMGTE Am World Champions FIA-WEC General GP Macau MotorSports 

Portugal: Two World Championship Titles!

WEC 6H of Bahrein Rui Águas and AF Corse World Cham­pi­ons in LMGTE- Am; Filipe Albuquer­que run­ner-up in LMP2; Ped­ro Lamy is third for the LMGTE-Am trophy; Audi wins the farewell race and Porsche raises the drivers’ cham­pi­on­ship Macau Grand Prix Tiago Mon­teiro wins TCR in Macau António Felix da Costa makes his­tory by win­ning for the second time the myth­ic­al race. WEC 6h do Bahrein: The 6h of Bahrain con­firms the expect­a­tions we had for the dif­fer­ent titles still in the game. In the LMP1, the Audi that was run­ning its last race…

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Porsche 919 Hybrid #1 - Hartley, Webber, Bernhard | © Gabi Tomescu/ FIA-WEC General MotorSports 

WEC 6H of Shanghai: Porsche revalidates manufacturers title

Shang­hai begins to set cham­pi­ons Shang­hai gave us no sur­prises; Porsche and Sig­nat­ech Alpine ful­filled what was their duty and ensured what they could already guar­an­tee: the trophies of build­ers in LMP1 and LMP2. All the rest was unde­cided in Bahrain, last race of the WEC, Novem­ber 19. LMP1 and LMP1 Private, titles already delivered! With the Rebel­lion to come to Shang­hai with the title of private man­u­fac­tur­ers LMP1 decided, left to the Porsche fol­lowed its path and decide the title of man­u­fac­tur­ers in the LMP1 class. The Stut­tgart brand did not…

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Toyota Gazoo Racing - Toyota 050Hibryd #6 |© Ade Holbrook - FIA-WEC General MotorSports 


Toyota Gazoo Racing will give this world and the next to the trio drivers of the car # 6 This week­end will take place the 6H Shang­hai at the Shang­hai Inter­na­tion­al Cir­cuit, China. The pen­ul­tim­ate round of the cham­pi­on­ship comes to us full of emo­tions. In the LMP1, the Toyota Gazoo Racing, excited by the vic­tory in Fuji, will give this world and the next to the trio drivers of the car # 6, Sar­razin, Con­way and Kobay­ashi, get close to the championship’s lead­ers and post­pone the pilots title decision to last test.…

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G-Grive/Jota Simon Dolan, Harry Tinknell, Giedo Van Der Garde Gibson #38 | Photo JLpress/JoaoLamares2016 European Le Mans Series General MotorSports 

European Le Mans Series 2016: G-Drive Racing crowned ELMS Champions

European Le Mans Series 2016: G-Drive Racing crowned ELMS Cham­pi­ons LMP2 This week­end, Estor­il (Por­tugal) hos­ted a very emo­tion­al sixth and final four-hour ELMS race of 2016. Inex­pertly, G-Drive Racing got all the vic­tor­ies, both the Cham­pi­on­ship and the race. This res­ult was a kind of sur­prise because Thiri­et by TDS Racing was the nat­ur­al favor­ite. But the drama happened at the Estor­il Cir­cuit soon, when cham­pi­on­ship lead­ers Thiri­et by TDS Racing hindered by elec­tric­al. With the #46 Ore­ca 05 suc­cumbed to their prob­lems, G-Drive won the race and got the European…

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