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Sportscars News Archive. Page 18
Audi pace Le Mans 24 test day
25 April 2011:
Tom Kristensen topped the times for Audi on Sunday, as the new Audi R18 TDI enjoyed a successful public at the Le Mans 24 test day.
Weekend to forget for Sumo, Brabham
11 April 2011:
Cynics say there is little memorable about Belgium, but David Brabham has good reasons for blocking out thoughts of the FIA GT1 round at Zolder.
Ordonez proves gamer-to-racer concept at Sebring
29 March 2011:
Lucas Ordonez, the winner of the inaugural GT Academy competition, takes a class podium in the Sebring 12 Hours
Brabham encouraged after Abu Dhabi fightback
28 March 2011:
David Brabham admits that he was impressed by the potential of the Sumo Power Nissan GT-R after he and co-driver Jamie Campbell-Walter battled their way to GT1 points at Yas Marina.
Brabham prepares for desert storm
25 March 2011:
Fresh from second place at the 12 Hours of Sebring, David Brabham gears up for his newest sportscar challenge with Sumo Power GT.
ORECA takes Sebring honours
21 March 2011:
Team ORECA beats the factory teams from Audi and Peugeot - as well as a strong run from Highcroft Racing - to take victory in the Sebring Twelve Hours
Brabham lauds 'stunning' Sebring result
21 March 2011:
David Brabham has admitted that if Highcroft Racing had been offered a podium before the 12 Hours of Sebring, it would have 'grabbed it with open arms'.
Highcroft second at Sebring
20 March 2011:
David Brabham, Simon Pagenaud and Marino Franchitti were just 30-seconds shy of winning the season-opening Mobil1 12 Hours of Sebring after a tense final hour in Florida.
Highcroft to start from fourth row at Sebring
19 March 2011:
Handling problems stymie Simon Pagenaud and co-drivers David Brabham and Marino Franchitti in qualifying for season-opening ALMS round.
Highcroft thrilled with early Sebring form
18 March 2011:
David Brabham and co-drivers Simon Pagenaud and Marino Franchitti all put further positive mileage on Highcroft Racing's new ARX-01e as official practice for the 12 Hours of Sebring got underway.
Highcroft launches Japan earthquake appeal
17 March 2011:
David Brabham's Highcroft Racing ARX-01e will carry decals at Sebring appealing for help for those affected by the devastating earthquake in Japan.
Brabham: No complaints, but more to learn
16 March 2011:
David Brabham has said that Highcroft Racing's start to the Mobil1 12 Hours of Sebring had been 'fantastic', but admits that there is more to come from the new ARX-01e.
Highcroft on the pace at Sebring
15 March 2011:
David Brabham took the new Highcroft Racing ARX-01e to the third fastest time on day one of testing ahead of the Mobil1 12 Hours of Sebring.
Brabham, Highcroft hit track at Sebring
13 March 2011:
David Brabham helped the Highcroft Racing team shake down its new ARX-01e in preparation for this weekend's Sebring 12 Hours, and admits he is excited by the new LMP1 machine.
Brabham confirms FIA GT campaign
11 March 2011:
David Brabham has revealed that he is to contest the FIA GT1 World Championship with Sumo Power in 2011.
Brabham's Sebring challenger revealed
10 March 2011:
Highcroft Racing has unveiled the latest version of the ARX-01 prototype with which David Brabham will lead the charge for honours at Sebring.
Highcroft retains Brabham for Sebring
8 March 2011:
Highcroft Racing has confirmed that David Brabham will lead its assault on the 2011 Mobil1 12 Hours of Sebring.
Aston Martin approach 'like guerrilla warfare'
7 March 2011:
Following the official unveiling of the new Aston Martin Racing AMR-One, Prodrive chairman David Richards admits the way to beat Audi and Peugeot at Le Mans is to 'do it differently'.
GT Academy 2011 launched
18 February 2011:
Nissan in Europe and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe will join forces to run a third instalment of the popular GT Academy in 2011, it has been confirmed.
CRS excited by McLaren tie-up
27 January 2011:
CRS Racing team principal Andrew Kirkaldy reveals the excitement within the team at a link with McLaren from 2011 onwards
Andrew Kirkaldy, CRS Racing – Q&A
27 January 2011:
CRS Racing team principal Andrew Kirkaldy looks ahead to the new partnership with McLaren for 2011
Audi names Le Mans drivers
24 January 2011:
Audi reveals it will field an unchanged line-up in the Le Mans 24 Hours as it seeks to defend the title won in 2010
Highcroft keen to keep Brabham
24 January 2011:
Highcroft Racing team boss Duncan Dayton says he is keen to keep David Brabham as part of the ALMS title-winners racing programme for the 2011 season
David Brabham – Q&A, Pt.2
21 January 2011:
In the second part of a two-part interview, David Brabham talks about his work with the MSA's Team UK programme and discusses the latest generation of a legendary motorsport family...
David Brabham – Q&A, Pt.1
20 January 2011:
In the opening part of a two-part interview, sportscar ace David Brabham reflects on ALMS title winning success in 2010 and discusses what the future may hold in 2011...
Collins secures RML seat
18 January 2011:
The man previously know as The Stig, Ben Collins, secures a drive in RML's new HPD ARX-01d for the 2011 Le Mans Series and Le Mans 24 Hours
McLaren confirms GT3 programme
17 December 2010:
15 years since the McLaren F1 GTR won the Le Mans 24 Hours on its debut, and 12 years since six ‘Longtails’ last raced at the event, McLaren is to return to the sports car arena.
Brabham receives All-American recognition
8 December 2010:
David Brabham and Patron Highcroft Racing team-mate Simon Pagenaud have been honoured for their ALMS success in 2010.
Piloti race boots available from Grand Prix Legends
19 November 2010:
If you want to look the part and walk the walk then you need to get some Piloti boots the preferred footwear of many high profile drivers.
Relive Le Mans 2010 with official review
16 November 2010:
Relive the 2010 Le Mans 24 Hours as the official review of the race goes on sale
Brabham to tutor young drivers at ASI
13 November 2010:
David Brabham will host an exclusive free coaching session for young drivers at the
show in 2011.
REBELLION loses inspirational leader
1 November 2010:
REBELLION Racing pay tribute to team principal and SEBAH Automotive founder Hugh Hayden, who has sadly passed away during a team-building karting event in Portugal.
Crash denies IRWIN Racing on Gold Coast
24 October 2010:
From fifth place in race one, David Brabham and IRWIN Racing tasted the lows of motorsport after an accident ended their participation in the ArmorAll 600.
Brabham helps IRWIN to best race of year
23 October 2010:
David Brabham and Alex Davison produced an impressive display of street racing as they guided the IRWIN Ford to fifth in race one of the ArmorAll Gold Coast 600.
Tough going for IRWIN Racing on Gold Coast
22 October 2010:
David Brabham and the IRWIN Racing team struggled to 23rd position on the opening day of the ArmorAll Gold Coast 600.
IRWIN fights for 13th at Bathurst
10 October 2010:
IRWIN Racing drivers David Brabham and Alex Davison fought hard to finish the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 in 13th place.
Brabham, IRWIN to start 18th at Bathurst
9 October 2010:
David Brabham, Alex Davison and the IRWIN Racing will start 18th on the grid for the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.
Brabham sets sights on Bathurst podium
5 October 2010:
Fresh from his ALMS title success, David Brabham returns to Mount Panorama in search of a podium visit in the Bathurst 1000.
Brabham secures back-to-back titles in style
3 October 2010:
David Brabham can claim yet another entry in the annals of American Le Mans Series history, sealing back-to-back championship titles in style at the final Series round — Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta — winning the LMP2 class and finishing fourth overall.
Brabham delivers solid qualifying ahead of double title bid
2 October 2010:
David Brabham delivered a solid final qualifying session of the season as he bids for back-to-back American Le Mans Series championship crowns.
Brabham bids for back-to-back titles at Petit Le Mans
24 September 2010:
David Brabham is preparing his bid to claim back-to-back American Le Mans Series titles with Patrón Highcroft Racing as the 2010 championship heads for the final round showdown - Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta.
Brabham returns to podium in Germany
20 September 2010:
The historic Brabham name returned to the podium in Germany as David Brabham was crowned double top-finishing legend driver in the Volkswagen Scirocco R Cup at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben.
Vitaphone pair extend points lead
19 September 2010:
Andrea Bertolini and Michael Bartels win the championship race in Portimao
Portimao – Championship race result
19 September 2010:
Andrea Bertolini and Michael Bartels take victory in the championship race at Portimao
Sumo Power wins qualifying race
18 September 2010:
Sumo Power GT wins the FIA GT1 World Championship qualifying race in the Algarve
Portimao – Qualifying race results
18 September 2010:
Victory for Sumo Power in the FIA GT1 World Championship qualifying race in Portugal
Brabham to race in Scirocco Cup
17 September 2010:
David Brabham to contest the latest round of the Volkswagen Scirocco R Cup at Oschersleben
Top ten finish for Brabham, IRWIN
12 September 2010:
David Brabham's V8 Supercar return yielded a top ten finish in the first of the season's endurance races, at Phillip Island.
Brabham helps IRWIN to tenth row of L&H grid
11 September 2010:
David Brabham's return to V8 Supercars was an eye-opener, but he helped team-mate Alex Davison secure 19th on the grid for the opening enduro of 2010.
Brabham tastes IRWIN's hunger for success
9 September 2010:
David Brabham returns to his native V8 Supercar series at Phillip Island this weekend, partnering regular Alex Davison in the IRWIN Ford.
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