October 24, 2020

Shelby Foundation auction to benefit first responders’ children

Funds raised from auctioning several pieces of “Ford v Ferrari” memorabilia autographed by Hollywood legends Christian Bale and Matt Damon, as well as others, will benefitting the First Responders Children’s Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund. The money will be used for grants that help first responders experiencing financial hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic.Neil …Keep reading …

Pagenaud, Montoya lead Team Penske virtual Le Mans line-up

Following the postponement of the real-life endurance race to September 19-20 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a virtual rFactor 2 race will take place on the original June 13-14 date organised by the World Endurance Championship, Le Mans organiser the ACO and Motorsport Games.The race will mark reigning Indy 500 winner Pagenaud’s first major sim racing appearance since the controversial …Keep reading …

Super GT’s alignment with DTM no waste, says Cassidy

SUPER GT’s 2020 cars are the first to be built entirely in accordance with the rulebook that the Japanese championship had agreed with the DTM, the culmination of years of negotiations between the two series.This paved the way for the first ‘Dream Race’ event to be held featuring five different manufacturers at Fuji Speedway last autumn.However, the future of the tie-up is now in doubt as …Keep reading …

Super GT considering closed-doors Fuji opener

In the wake of the global coronavirus pandemic, series organiser GTA released a revised calendar in early April kicking off with a trip to Okayama on July 11-12, and postponing the championship’s overseas races in Thailand and Malaysia until the winter.However, it’s unlikely that the Okayama race would be open to spectators, and there are growing doubts over whether the former Pacific …Keep reading …