Since the start of the WEC season in April, teams and fans have witnessed some of the toughest, closest, and most intense battles in motorsport history. Throughout the 189 day calendar season, GR racing has had the opportunity to race against some of the world’s best cars and drivers on track. For the 8 hours… [ read more ]
Two weeks in the desert would define the season for teams in the 2021 WEC championship. A double-header event gave competitors a chance to close out the championship with some strong results and an armful of points in the championship contest. For some, the 6 Hours of Bahrain was a chance to close the door… [ read more ]
The 24 Hours of Le Mans is a byword for speed. Paired with driving precision, control, and endurance—it’s the on-track battles and heroic driving efforts that keeps its fans enthralled by the action. There is, however, so much more that goes into a successful racing weekend. In truth, much of the historic race happens out… [ read more ]
The challenges of endurance racing tend to come thick and fast in the WEC, and they rarely build faster than they did during the inaugural running of the 8 hours of Portimão. For GR racing, it was a chance to return to the track they’d demonstrated armfuls of pace in as a guest entry in… [ read more ]
The 9th season of the WEC launched at the iconic Spa-Francorchamps circuit in the last week of April this year. Alongside changes to the 6-race calendar were long-awaited changes to cars, categories, and their regulations. The most visible change, the introduction of the Hypercar category, is just a hint at the much larger shifts that… [ read more ]
19 year old Tom Gamble joins GR Racing for the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship driving the teams Porsche RSR in the GTE AM category, which includes the 89th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Mike Wainright’s Gulf Racing returned to the desert to close out the longest and most unusual WEC season at the Bahrain international circuit. Since round 1 in Silverstone, 440 days ago, we’ve seen 48 hours of racing in a series extended further than even the year-long ‘super season’ of 2018.
Ahead of their mid-November season finale and following on from a blistering week at Le Mans, Gulf Racing got an irresistible invitation to go racing again as they joined the European Le Mans Series(ELMS) for their championship decider in Portimao. The 34 car field was joined by two guest entries, Gulf’s 86 car and AF Corse’s 88. Both were keen to put racing miles on team and machine before the season closer just two weeks later.
This 88th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2020 race had its unique rhythm disrupted for many reasons this year, some intentional—others not. Since the race began, in 1923, only three events have taken place outside of the traditional mid-June billing.