Kane Confirmed For 2014 WEC

February 18, 2014 by Tony Gregory  

Kane at the wheel of the Strakka Racing HPD ARX-03

Last week it was announced that Northern Ireland, sportscar ace Jonny Kane will again be competing in the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship for Northamptonshire based Strakka Racing. The team also confirmed an unchanged driver line-up for the fifth consecutive year with Kane, Nick Leventis and Danny Watts driving a LMP2 prototype DOME Strakka S103,... [Read more...]

Griffin Ready For Challenge Of FIA WEC

February 15, 2014 by Tony Gregory  

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Matt in typical flamboyant pose at the wheel of the Ram Ferrari.

Yesterday Ram Racing and Irish sport car driver Matt Griffin learnt that they will be competing in the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship, which includes as one of its eight rounds the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans. The announcement from Paris, of the full-season entry list sees the inclusion of the British-based GT team in both the LMGTE Pro and... [Read more...]

Status GP and HVM Racing join forces for FIA WEC Campaign

December 13, 2012 by Tony Gregory  

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Anglo-Irish sportscar team Status Grand Prix has forged an alliance with IndyCar Series team HVM Racing to field a joint entry in next year’s FIA World Endurance Championship

Anglo-Irish sportscar team Status Grand Prix has forged an alliance with IndyCar Series team HVM Racing to field a joint entry in next year’s FIA World Endurance Championship. Following on from a successful two-day test of Status GP’s Lola-Judd B12/80 Coupe in Spain last week, HVM and Status GP will combine their technical and commercial resources... [Read more...]

Kane’s team raps up Season as Vice-Champions

October 30, 2012 by Tony Gregory  

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Ulsterman Jonny Kane rapped up his and Strakka Racing’s season by being confirmed its as vice-champions in the FIA Endurance Trophy for Private LMP1 Teams. Photo: Jakob Ebrey

Ulsterman Jonny Kane rapped up his and Strakka Racing’s season by being confirmed its as vice-champions in the FIA Endurance Trophy for Private LMP1 Teams. Kane and his co-drivers Nick Leventis and Danny Watts achieved the feat by finishing on the podium in all eight rounds of the Championship – the final one being Saturday’s gruelling 6 Hours... [Read more...]

Kane Cements Championship Position

October 20, 2012 by Tony Gregory  

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Nick Leventis/Danny Watts/Jonny Kane Strakka Racing HPD ARX 03a Honda. Photo: Jakob Ebrey

Northern Irelands Jonny Kane has again been in action helping Strakka Racing secure 2nd place in the 2012 FIA World Endurance Championship LMP1 Privateers’ Cup, with the final round of the year (Shanghai, 28 October) yet to come. Kane and the other team drivers Nick Leventis and Danny Watts finished the 6 Hours of Fuji 3rd Privateer and 6th overall.... [Read more...]

Status GP set for Silverstone 6 Hours as Jousse brothers rejoin Sims

August 24, 2012 by Status Grand Prix  

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Jousse brothers link up with Sims in LMP2 Lola. Photo: statusgp.com

Status Grand Prix is all set for this weekend’s 6 Hours of Silverstone round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, with French brothers Julien and Maxime Jousse once again joining Britain’s Alexander Sims on the driving strength. On a track that is within earshot of its Silverstone base, Status GP is confident of returning to the form that carried... [Read more...]