Motorsports

Le Mans Reveals New Hyperpole Qualifying Format for 2020

FIA WEC 13 Dec 19, 2019 by Michael Leary

The governing body of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) will shake up next year’s race yet with a new two-stage qualifying format. It… Read More »

Nurburgring Monopoly is the Perfect Way to Have a Family Argument This Christmas

It’s almost a Christmas tradition now. In the family downtime during the holidays, someone busts out the board games and a perfectly civil evening becomes a blazing row over landing… Read More »

Video: Watch Team Hooncorp x GTPlanet's Crack At The 24 Hours of Lemons

Motorsports 2 Dec 11, 2019 by Nathan Howe

At the end of 2018, the folks at Hooncorp from Auckland, New Zealand, announced that they would be partnering with GTPlanet. The hope was to put together a racing team… Read More »

Watch Live as GT Sport World Champions Are Honored at the FIA Prize Giving

Champions of motorsport from across the world will gather tonight at The Louvre in Paris in a celebration of the sport in all its forms. The Federation International de l’Automobile… Read More »

Time Extend Episode #29 – Championship Auto Racing Dreams

They call it ‘The Split’. In 1996, the burgeoning pinnacle of American open wheel racing, Indy Car, fractured into two rival series: the Indy Racing League; and CART, which stood… Read More »

Igor Fraga to Compete in 2020 Toyota Racing Series

Motorsports -1 Dec 5, 2019 by Andrew Evans

2018 GT Sport Nations Cup champion Igor Fraga is continuing his real-world motorsports development. To start the 2020 season, he’s heading down to New Zealand to race in the Toyota… Read More »

Peugeot Set to Make Le Mans Return with New Hypercar in 2022

Peugeot has confirmed plans to return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2022 with a new hypercar programme. Parent company Groupe PSA revealed the good news on Wednesday… Read More »

GT Sport Champion Igor Fraga Wins Twice in Monza to Take F3 Championship Podium

Motorsports 32 Oct 21, 2019 by Andrew Evans

Defending GT Sport World Champion Igor Fraga put in an impressive showing in Italy over the weekend to round out his Formula Regional Championship season in style. Going into the… Read More »

Toro Rosso Esport's Cem Bolukbasi To Make Open Wheel Debut This Weekend

It’s the sort of story we’ve heard before, yet we’ll never get tired of. An established sim racer will be moving up in the world of real motorsport this weekend.… Read More »

Meet Chevrolet's New Mid-Engined Corvette Race Car: the C8.R

Motorsports 58 Oct 3, 2019 by Andrew Evans

It seems like only yesterday that Chevrolet revealed its new, mid-engined Corvette. The “C8” generation (that’s shorthand for Corvette, eighth-generation) of Corvette became the first in the brand’s history to… Read More »

Mazda Reveals 2020 Mazda 3 TCR Racer

Motorsports 35 Oct 2, 2019 by Andrew Evans

Mazda has revealed an expansion to its global motorsport plans, with a touring car based on the new Mazda 3. The Mazda 3 TCR race car will make its debut… Read More »

Formula One Will Continue to Race in Mexico City Until the End of 2022

Formula One 6 Aug 10, 2019 by Michael Leary

Formula One confirms Mexico City will continue to be the home of the Mexican Grand Prix until the end of 2022. This means the city will continue to host a… Read More »

Gamers Take On Racers at Real Spa 24h, After Racers Beat Gamers at Virtual Spa 24h

Motorsports 8 Jul 27, 2019 by Andrew Evans

This weekend marks the 71st running of the 24 Hours of Spa, and those of us with an interest in the virtual world might want to keep an eye on… Read More »

F1 Drive to Survive Will Return to Netflix for Season 2 in 2020

Formula One has confirmed that Netflix has renewed documentary series F1: Drive to Survive for a second season. The streaming platform released the ten-episode first season, from the production team… Read More »

Watch the 1.91-Second Fastest Pit Stop in History, Courtesy of Red Bull

Formula One 18 Jul 17, 2019 by Andrew Evans

In F1, every second — or, for that matter, every hundredth of a second — counts. Teams spend tens of millions researching new components and new ways of directing air… Read More »

GT Sport World Champion Igor Fraga Takes His First European F3 Race Win

Motorsports 6 Jul 15, 2019 by Andrew Evans

The reigning GT Sport and McLaren Shadow World Champion, Igor Fraga, took his maiden Formula Regional European Championship (FREC) win this weekend. Brazilian Fraga has been driving in the championship… Read More »

Race For The Planet With The Extreme E Off Road Challenge

If you want to experience the most challenging racing around, you need to leave the race track behind. We don’t mean taking to the skies, but getting away from the… Read More »

Team GTPlanet x Hooncorp Survives The 24 Hours Of Lemons NZ

Motorsports 144 Jun 17, 2019 by Nathan Howe

In what can only be described as a titanic effort, Team GTPlanet x Hooncorp finished the 2019 24 Hours Of Lemons New Zealand! Not only that, but we finished 22nd… Read More »

2019 Le Mans 24 Hours: Preview, Live Streams, Schedules and Discussion

FIA WEC 472 Jun 15, 2019 by Andrew Evans

After 13 months of racing, the showpiece end to the 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship is upon us: the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This year’s race is unusual. It’s… Read More »

Aston Martin Confirms the Valkyrie Will Race at Le Mans

Aston Martin has become the first manufacturer to reveal its Le Mans “hypercar”, under the new rules for 2020-2021. The British brand will return to the top class of the… Read More »