Kane Confirmed For 2014 WEC

February 18, 2014 by Tony Gregory  

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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...]

Kane Drives To Privateer’s award at Le Mans 24 Hours.

June 25, 2013 by Tony Gregory  

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Kane also put in a stunning performance on his tenth appearance at Le Mans

Last weekend (22nd,23rd June) Northern Ireland’s Jonny Kane helped the Silverstone-based Strakka Racing win the LMP1 Privateers award at the 90th running of the world famous Le Mans 24 Hours 2013. In a dramatic race, the only all-British driver line-up of Kane, Nick Leventis, Danny Watts came from 36th on the starting grid to finish a magnificent... [Read more...]

Kane’s Stunning Start Sunk by Back Marker at Silverstone

April 25, 2013 by Tony Gregory  

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Jonny Kane again helped Strakka Racing make a sensational start to the opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, the 6 Hours of Silverstone, when it came from 30th on the grid to 7th position in the first six laps. However, the local team’s Honda Performance Development ARX-03c was pushed onto the grass whilst lapping a back marker on... [Read more...]

Kane Starts Season on Home Ground.

April 9, 2013 by Tony Gregory  

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Comber born Jonny Kane will again be playing an important part in the Strakka racing’s all-British driver line-up at the opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, the 6 Hours of Silverstone this Sunday 14 April. Kane, Nick Leventis and Danny Watts will be giving the team’s upgraded Honda Performance Development ARX-03c its race debut.... [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...]

Kane Stays Cool In Desert Heat For Podium

October 3, 2012 by Tony Gregory  

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1st FIA WEC Privateer was a just reward for Ulster's Jonny Kane and his Strakka Racing Team in Bahrain

Ulsterman Jonny Kane brought all his experience of night time racing to bear as he and Strakka Racing scored a magnificent double podium – 1st FIA WEC Privateer and 3rd overall at the 6 Hours of Bahrain (Saturday 29 September). With limited previous experience of the 3.36 mile (5.412km) Bahrain Grand Prix circuit layout and the gruelling enduro starting... [Read more...]