It is being held for the third time in the historic setting of Les Invalides built in 1670 at the demand of Louis XIV to provide a home for the invalids from his armies. The 1.9-km layout has 14 corners and is thus one of the most compact on this season’s calendar providing a great spectacle for the fans who love the on-track duels.
Bentley Continental GT3 driver Josh Caygill makes a welcome return to competing on UK soil next weekend, 5th/6th May, when the Blancpain Sprint Cup visits Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit in Kent for the second round of the 2018 season.
Carlin’s Lando Norris has once again pulled off a brilliant qualifying performance to secure a front-row start ahead of tomorrow’s FIA Formula Two Feature Race in Baku. The Championship leader was a protagonist throughout the 30-minute session and will line up in second overall as he looks to extend his championship lead during the second round of the championship. Carlin team mate Sérgio Sette Câmara also enjoyed a strong session and will start in sixth despite finding himself caught in traffic throughout the session which hampered his efforts.
Reigning Super Taikyu champions ARN Racing will join Blancpain GT Series Asia full-time this season with a Ferrari 488 GT3.
Larbre Competition is delighted to confirm that it will compete in the 86th edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours, after entering the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship Super Season, running a Ligier JS P217 in the LMP2 class.
Craft-Bamboo Racing confirm move to TCR Europe for 2018 with a two-car entry. The team firmly believes in the TCR platform and the European championship provides a very strong option to continue their plans of expanding their multi-discipline activities in the United Kingdom and European Union. TCR is a proven and successful touring car platform, one in which the team has believed in from the start since 2015. Craft-Bamboo will re-evaluate an entry to WTCR in 2019 but ruled out participating in the series in its opening season since January. With a busy year ahead, the team is excited to see how the TCR Europe grid develops and has every intention of challenging for the title in the opening season.
Felix Rosenqvist will be back on Japanese racing soil in 2018, exchanging the Super Formula single-seater series for an attack on the country’s top-flight Super GT championship.
Carlin is pleased to confirm Nicolai Kjaergaard as the first driver in their 2018 BRDC British Formula Three line-up. Joining reigning champions Carlin after a year racing in the series in 2016, Danish driver Kjaergaard will be out on track in his Tatuus-Cosworth car shortly with a busy pre-season test programme to look forward to ahead of the first round of Formula Three racing action which gets underway at the end of March at Oulton Park.
FFF Racing by ACM fielded three cars for the opening weekend of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East Championship at the Yas Marina F1 Circuit in Abu Dhabi (2-3 February).
Team Trident is extremely proud to announce that 18-year-old Frenchman Giuliano Alesi will be part of the 2018 line-up for the GP3 Series Championship. The Avignon-based driver will once again represent the Ferrari Driver Academy and is set for his third straight season among the Team Trident ranks, his fourth in single seaters. Last year, he delivered an impressive run which brought him three wins and made him the second most winning driver of 2017 en-route to a fifth place in points.
Cameron Das has clinched his best finish in the 2018 Castrol Toyota Racing Series New Zealand following the conclusion of the penultimate round of the Championship. The up and coming American racer pulled off a supreme last corner move on the very last lap to steal sixth position as his own at a track he has clearly enjoyed racing on this weekend. The strong haul of points sees the 2016 F4 US Champion move up a position in the Championship standings with one final round to go this coming weekend.
Malaysian driver Nazim Azman will be aiming to repeat the high he achieved at the Malaysian Formula One last year when he competes in the third round of the FIA Formula 4 Southeast Asia Championship (F4 SEA) in Buriram, Thailand tomorrow.