Obituary: Johnny Dumfries, 1958-2021

Obituary: Johnny Dumfries, 1958-2021

[ad_1] He faced a near impossible task alongside the Brazilian, and after that difficult year, he never had another shot at Grand Prix racing. In fact, he was a much more accomplished driver than the bare 1986 statistics suggested, as he had already shown in his F3 days, and would subsequently demonstrate in sportscar racing. … Read more

Le Mans-winning mastermind engineer dies

Le Mans-winning mastermind engineer dies

[ad_1] Victory in the French enduro with Klaus Ludwig and the Whittington brothers, Bill and Don, for Kremer Racing’s own K3 version of the Porsche 935 was the highpoint of Manfred Kremer’s involvement in top-line sportscar racing over the course of four decades. Kremer won a race of attrition at Le Mans in ’79 ahead … Read more

GM assessing GT3/GTD Corvette program from 2022

GM assessing GT3/GTD Corvette program from 2022

[ad_1] Despite yesterday’s news that Corvette Racing is on the 2021 Le Mans 24hr entry list, nothing has yet been made public about the iconic American brand’s racing activities from 2022 onward. Just ahead of this year’s Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona, IMSA announced that this will be the final year for the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s … Read more

Paul di Resta rejoins United Autosports for Le Mans 24 Hours

Paul di Resta rejoins United Autosports for Le Mans 24 Hours

[ad_1] Ex-Formula 1 driver di Resta was part of United’s winning LMP2 line-up in the French endurance classic last year alongside his full-season FIA World Endurance Championship teammates Filipe Albuquerque and Phil Hanson. Hanson’s promotion from a silver driver rating to gold over the winter forced United to change its line-up however, with ex-DTM driver … Read more