View article: Christopher Haase takes pole for Mazda Raceway California 8 Hours
14 October 2017

Christopher Haase takes pole for Mazda Raceway California 8 Hours

Christopher Haase (#29 Audi Sport Team Land R8) confirmed the speed of his car by taking pole position for the inaugural Mazda Raceway California 8 Hours, by lapping the Laguna Seca Circuit in 1’23.961. He beat Markus Winkelhock (#44 Audi Sport Team Magnus R8) by less than two tenths of a second. The top eight cars were separated by less than a second.

  • View article: Dutch duo leads qualifying 14 October 2017

    Dutch duo leads qualifying

    Dutch drivers Peter Kox (#43 RealTime Racing Acura) and Jeroen Bleekemolen (#54 Black Swan Racing Porsche) topped the timing sheets after the 45-minute qualifying session for the Mazda Raceway California 8 Hours. The top-15 goes through to the Pole Shootout later this afternoon.

  • View article: Four manufacturers in top-4 in pre-qualifying 14 October 2017

    Four manufacturers in top-4 in pre-qualifying

    At the end of the hour-long pre-qualifying session for the Mazda Raceway California 8 Hours four different manufacturers were represented in the top-4, with nine cars within the same second. Quickest of the session was the #29 Audi Sport Team Land R8.

  • View article: Audi Sport Team Land tops free practice 13 October 2017

    Audi Sport Team Land tops free practice

    Sunny conditions over the Laguna Seca circuit on Friday morning, for the Free Practice session for the inaugural Mazda Raceway California 8 Hours. After 90 minutes of track action the #29 Audi Sport Team Land R8 topped the timing sheets, heading an Audi 1-2-3.

  • View article: Audi Sport Team Land quickest in test session 13 October 2017

    Audi Sport Team Land quickest in test session

    Since the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is new for a big part of the drivers and teams participating in the California 8 Hours, the circuit organised a test session on the eve of the meeting. Audi Sport Team Land proved to be quickest.

  • View article: Mazda Raceway California 8 Hours will start at 9.15 AM 12 October 2017

    Mazda Raceway California 8 Hours will start at 9.15 AM

    To improve the live TV coverage of the event, the starting time for the Mazda Raceway California 8 Hours, third round of the 2017 Intercontinental GT Challenge, has been advanced to 9.15 AM local time, on Sunday October 15th.

  • View article: Eight manufacturers competing in Mazda Raceway California 8 Hours 3 October 2017

    Eight manufacturers competing in Mazda Raceway California 8 Hours

    Eight manufacturers will be represented on the starting grid of the Mazda Raceway California 8 Hours, third round of the 2017 Intercontinental GT Challenge. Among them will be two Acura NSX GT3, the car making its debut in the series at the Laguna Seca track.