View article: Bentley score big with first and third at halfway mark
31 July 2016

Bentley score big with first and third at halfway mark

Bentley Team M-Sport’s Wolfgang Reip, Maxime Soulet and Andy Soucek lead at the halfway mark of this year’s Total 24 Hours of Spa after the race settled down, leading to a largely incident-free period of running, during the early hours of Sunday morning.

  • View article: BMW still leading at the eight-hour mark 31 July 2016

    BMW still leading at the eight-hour mark

    After one third distance of the 2016 Total 24 Hours of Spa, the #99 Rowe Racing BMW was still leading the race, with a small advantage over the #6 Audi Sport Team Phoenix and the #1 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT R8. There was a third and lengthy safety car-intervention after the #24 Team Parker Racing Bentley hit the barriers at Combes.

  • View article: #99 Rowe Racing BMW takes full points at the six-hour mark 30 July 2016

    #99 Rowe Racing BMW takes full points at the six-hour mark

    With seven cars still on the lead lap, the first points of the 2016 Total 24 Hours of Spa have been awarded. It was the #99 Rowe Racing BMW that took the full points, leading from the #6 Audi Sport Team Phoenix and the #1 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT R8. The polesitter, the #28 Audi Sport Team WRT R8, lost time after contact with the #114 Emil Frey Racing Jaguar.

  • View article: Hectic start to the 2016 Total 24 Hours of Spa 30 July 2016

    Hectic start to the 2016 Total 24 Hours of Spa

    Once the immense crowd was cleared from the grid at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit, the 69th running of the Total 24 Hours of Spa got underway, with the members of Californian rock band Linkin Park waving the Belgian flag to start the race.

  • View article: SRO Motorsports Group shapes the future of GT racing 29 July 2016

    SRO Motorsports Group shapes the future of GT racing

    At his annual press conference during the Total 24 Hours of Spa, Founder and CEO Stephane Ratel unveiled the plans of the SRO Motorsports Group for the near future. The existing SRO Series will all continue with some minor tweaks, but several new series will be added to the existing portfolio.

  • View article: Mercedes-AMG takes pole for 2016 Total 24 Hours of Spa 29 July 2016

    Mercedes-AMG takes pole for 2016 Total 24 Hours of Spa

    Clemens Schmid, at the wheel of the #85 HTP Motorsport Mercedes-AMG, has claimed pole position for the 2016 Total 24 Hours of Spa, the highlight of the Blancpain GT Series and Intercontinental GT Challenge. The Austrian beat his Mercedes-AMG colleague Felix Rosenqvist (#88 AMG-Team AKKA ASP Mercedes-AMG) by a mere 0.009 of a second. Fastest time in the Pro-Am Cup went to another Mercedes-AMG, the #56 Black Falcon car driven by Dani Juncadella.

  • View article: Intercontinental GT Challenge popular with Bronze drivers as well 29 July 2016

    Intercontinental GT Challenge popular with Bronze drivers as well

    The list of twelve cars competing for the manufacturers points in the Intercontinental GT Challenge during the Total 24 Hours of Spa has been known for a few weeks, and during the last couple of days, the list of drivers competing for the points in the AM Cup has been finalised as well. No fewer than 46 drivers will vie for the AM Cup points.