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 …

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 …

Mustang joins Bathurst 6 Hour field

The Trans-Am regular commissioned ex-MARC Cars owner Ryan McLeod for the Mustang build, Miedecke recently taking delivery of the car at his Ford dealership in Port Macquarie.He’ll begin testing as soon as lockdown restrictions in New South Wales allow.“I bleed blue, and I love seeing Mustangs on the track, whether they are in Supercars or Trans-Am cars,” Miedecke told the Parked Up …Keep reading …

Bathurst 6 Hour moved to November

With bans on mass gatherings over 500 people set to be in place for the foreseeable future, promoter Australian Racing Group has made the call to combine its two Bathurst events in November.That will also affect the TCR Australia series, which was set to stage its second points-paying round at Mount Panorama at Easter.The news effectively means there will be three TCR Australia meetings …Keep reading …

Nurburgring 24h postponed, WTCR support races axed

Race organiser ADAC North Rhine announced on Tuesday evening that the 48th edition of the German endurance classic, scheduled for May 21-24, will now instead take place on September 24-27 amid the deepening COVID-19 crisis.Tickets already purchased will be valid for the new date or can be refunded.The news comes after the opening two rounds of the Nurburgring Endurance Series (formerly …Keep reading …