May 30, 2020

Suzuka 10 Hours cancelled due to coronavirus

What would have been the second round of the IGTC after February’s Bathurst 12 Hours has been cancelled. The move announced by IGTC promoter the Stephane Ratel Organisation on Friday said that circuit owner the Mobilityland Corporation had called off the race set for August 23 as a result of “several key factors”. These included the “preventative COVID-19 measures enacted by Japan and …Keep reading …

Spa 24 Hours will go ahead with or without spectators

Ratel made the claim after confirming that the two Italian rounds due to kick off the revised GTWCE (formerly Blancpain GT Series) schedule announced last week will take place behind closed doors as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We have a responsibility to our competitors for Spa to take place, even though it would be a disaster if there is no public,” he told Motorsport.com. “It …Keep reading …

Toyota withdraws from Nurburgring 24 Hours

Toyota has been competing on the Nordschleife since 2007 and had already announced plans to compete in this year’s event with a Lexus LC in the SP-PRO class.The marque’s entry was supposed to be shared by two-time Super Formula champion Hiroaki Ishiura, reigning SUPER GT champion Kazuya Oshima, Masahiro Sasaki and Naoya Gamou.However, in a statement released on Thursday, Toyota …Keep reading …

DragonSpeed reveals revised plans for IndyCar, IMSA, ELMS

Julian’s team impressed and won the hearts of NTT IndyCar Series fans last year after its early forays in U.S. open-wheel, the highlight of which was comfortably qualifying for the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500.An expanded schedule of six races for 2020 was promised, but inevitably this has taken a huge knock due to the coronavirus pandemic lacerating and jumbling the …Keep reading …