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...]

HVM Status GP commits to the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship

January 24, 2013 by Status Grand Prix  

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Status Grand Prix and HVM Racing are pleased to confirm they have this week filed a formal entry application for the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

Status Grand Prix and HVM Racing are pleased to confirm they have this week filed a formal entry application for the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The HVM Status GP entry marks the first stage of the collaboration between two successful teams, the Silverstone and Indianapolis-based organizations committed to running a latest-specification... [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...]

Mark Twomey: WEC Silverstone

September 9, 2012 by Mark Twomey  

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The Status GP LMP2 car is one of two teams proudly flying the Irish flag. Photo: Mark Twomey

I woke Saturday morning to something of a rarity, a dry morning summer morning, so I decided to make the short trip to Silverstone. Seeing as I wasn’t racing myself in Kirkistown I had to get some sort of motorsport fix and when the pinnacle of GT sports car racing is only 40 min away it would be rude not to go. So I grabbed my camera and hit the... [Read more...]

A win for Griffin in Silverstone!

August 30, 2012 by Matt Griffin Press Office  

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Griffin gained a well deserved place on the top step of the podium in Silverstone

Irishman Matt Griffin gained a well deserved place on the top step of the podium with Italian team mates Marco Cioci and Piergiuseppe Perazzini in round 4 of the World Endurance Championship Pro-Am class held at Silverstone, Northamptonshire this weekend. Racing the AF Corse – Waltrip run Ferrari 458 GTE Griffin, who took over from Perazzini two hours... [Read more...]

Griffin ready for Silverstone World Endurance Championship

August 21, 2012 by Matt Griffin Press Office  

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Matt Griffin is confident going into this weekend’s round 4 of the World Endurance Championship (WEC)

Irishman Matt Griffin is confident going into this weekend’s round 4 of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) event being held at Silverstone, Northamptonshire where he will Pilot the number 61 AF Corse – Waltrip entered Ferrari 458 GTE. After finishing 3rd in the Rd 2 of the WEC in Spa, The Ferrari GT driver is hungry to go two better at Silverstone,... [Read more...]