Chazel Technologie returns with its Alpines for a full season

Chazel Technologie returns to the Ultimate Cup Series with a double programme Several Alpine Cups will be entered in Endurance and Sprint races throughout the season Chazel Technologie will compete in the entire 2023 Ultimate Cup Series season in two different disciplines. For the team founded in 1993 by Renaud Chazel, 2023 will be a…

MG-Sound Speed Division takes the plunge with its Ginetta LMP3 in 2023

Full time Ultimate Cup Series programme awaits the rock’n’roll team A Ginetta G61-LT-P3 will be entered for an Austrian driver duo After a couple of freelances in 2021 and 2022, MG-Sound Speed Division has decided to go one step further in 2023 by opting for a full programme in the Endurance Prototype Challenge. The Austrian…

CD Sport commits to the Ultimate Cup Series full time in 2023

The CD Sport team from Périgord will compete in the entire championship One car will be entered in the Endurance Prototype Challenge CD Sport will make its return to the Ultimate Cup Series next season with a full programme in the Endurance Prototype Challenge. The team competed in the inaugural season in 2019 in Single…

Invictus Corse with two Lamborghinis in GT Endurance

After a three-year stint in the Ultimate Cup Series Sprint Championship at Misano, Magny-Cours and Le Castellet in 2022, Invictus Corse will return in 2023 with the support of the French structure Automobile Gelain. Two Lamborghini Huracan GT3s will be entered under the Invictus banner in the Endurance GT Touring Challenge next season. The two…

A third season in the Ultimate Cup Series for Frédéric Boillot in 2023

The Frenchman will again drive his F3R in the Single Seater Challenge After the 3rd place in the Gentleman ranking, he is now aiming for the category title It cannot be repeated often enough, but the Ultimate Cup Series is open to all driver profiles, starting with the Gentlemen Drivers, whatever the discipline. Third in…

Breizh Motorsport is back with the same ambitions in 2023

2023 will be the fourth season of Breizh Motorsport Maxime Mainguy will be challenging for the title in the Porsche Cup category Since its first participation in 2020, Breizh Motorsport has remained loyal to the Ultimate Cup Series and will return in 2023 for a fourth consecutive season. The team based in Brittany, as its…

A double entry for Kennol Racing Team in 2023

The official team of the French brand Kennol returns to the Ultimate Cup Series Two cars will be entered under the Kennol Racing Team banner The 100% French manufacturer of oils and fluids for over 30 years, and partner of the Ultimate Cup Series, has its own official team, the Kennol Racing Team. The latter…

Cogemo Racing Team with a Nova Proto NP02 in 2023

The team will compete in its first full season in the Ultimate Cup Series At least one Nova Proto NP02 for four drivers It was in 2022 that the Cogemo Racing Team discovered the Ultimate Cup Series thanks to two freelance races with a sport-prototype. After racing in CN a few years ago, the Angouleme-based…

A full season in endurance racing for PR Racing in 2023

The team will contest the entire championship for the first time The trio that won at Hockenheim in 2022 will be back for the full season After three appearances in 2022 – two at the Circuit Paul Ricard to open and close the season and one at Hockenheim – PR Racing will contest the entire…

Martinet by Alméras renews its commitment for the 2023 season

Two Porsche 911 GT3 Cup type 992 will be entered in the 2023 Coupe KENNOL GT Endurance The 2022 champions of the Porsche Cup category will be challenging for their title After joining the Ultimate Cup Series in 2020, Martinet by Alméras will return for a fourth consecutive season in 2023. Pierre Martinet and Philippe…

The Paul Ricard to host the grand finale of the 2022 Ultimate Cup Series season !

The fourth season of the Ultimate Cup Series comes to a close this weekend (11-12-13 November) on the Circuit Paul Ricard The icing on the cake, nearly 160 entries will be gathered in the Var, divided among the six main grids of the championship: Coupe KENNOL GT Endurance, Proto Endurance, Coupe Pièces Auto GT Hyper…

The Ultimate Cup Series unveils its 2023 calendar

Revealed on Sunday 9 October at the penultimate round at the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours, the provisional 2023 calendar proposes six events, including two European destinations. Next season will begin with pre-season testing on 2 and 3 March 2023 at the Magny-Cours circuit, then the Paul Ricard circuit, which will then open the festivities for…

Proto – Allen, Trouillet, Page and the Graff triumph in Magny-Cours

With a first victory in the general classification at Hockenheim, the Nova Proto NP02 n°74 of ANS Motorsport took its second pole position of the season after Navarra. Nicolas Schatz, Pierre Courroye and Adrien Chila set the best qualifying average of 1:33.826, relegating the #16 Graff Ligier JS P320, driven by Eric Trouillet, Lucca Allen…

GT Endurance – Visiom wins in Magny-Cours

Qualifying for the penultimate round of the 2022 Ultimate Cup Series KENNOL GT Endurance Cup season was once again dominated by the duo in the #83 Racetivity Mercedes-AMG GT3. Charles-Henri Samani and Emmanuel Collard simply took their fifth pole position in five races, relegating the second-placed Mercedes, the #88 Akkodis ASP Team, to more than…

Coupe Pièces Auto GT Hyper Sprint – races 2 & 3 : Nigel Bailly takes the win

After his first success in the GT3 standings at the wheel of the #107 CMR Bentley Continental GT3, paraplegic driver Nigel Bailly repeated the feat in both of the day’s races. Starting from 4th position on the grid of race 2, which lasted 20 minutes, the Belgian driver took the lead over the n°4 Racetivity…

Single seater – race 3: Tasanapol Inthraphuvasak persists!

The third and final 20-minute confrontation on the programme this Saturday for the drivers at the wheel of their F3R and FR2.0. The weather was fine for this final race which saw the winner of race 2 and double poleman Tasanapol Inthraphuvasak (Graff) start from the first place on the grid, sharing the front row,…

Single seater – race 2 : Uncontested victory for Tasanapol Inthraphuvasak

Bis repetita of race 1 with a first row shared by the double poleman of the Graff, Tasanapol Inthraphuvasak, alongside Nicolas Prost (CMR). The Thai was again the author of an impulse that allowed him to cross the first corner in the lead, in front of the defending champion. Despite the intervention of the Safety…

Single seater – race 1 : Nicolas Prost returns to success at Magny-Cours

The first row of the starting grid for the first of the three Ultimate Cup Series Single Seater Challenge races pits Tasanapol Inthraphuvasak (Graff), author of a double pole in qualifying on Friday, against Nicolas Prost (CMR), 2nd. It was therefore early, at 8.30 am on Saturday morning, and in the cold, that 15 of…

Coupe Pièces Auto GT Hyper Sprint – race 1 (8pm) : The first victory of the weekend for Amaury Bonduel

Hugo Chevalier set the fastest time in Q1, taming the 4.411-kilometre track in 1:36.514 in the #4 Racetivity Audi R13 DTM, relegating Amaury Bonduel and the #28 BDR Competition Grupo Prom Lamborghini Super Trofeo, driven by Amaury Bonduel, to almost two seconds (1:38.335). The second row was shared by the #107 CMR Bentley Continental GT3…

The 2022 Ultimate Cup Series season is accelerating in the Nièvre!

The penultimate meeting of the season is scheduled this weekend, from 7 to 9 October, on the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours More than 100 cars will be gathered between the different grids of the Coupe KENNOL GT Endurance, Endurance Proto, Coupe Pièces Auto GT Hyper Sprint, Monoplace, 208 Racing Cup and 208 Relais The pace…

Coupe KENNOL GT Endurance : Nicolas Chartier and Vincent Capillaire win a second consecutive race

It was under cloudy skies that the drivers took their places on a somewhat damp starting grid for the 4-hour race at the Hockenheimring, the scene of the fourth round of the KENNOL GT Endurance Cup. Even though the risk of rain seems to have been ruled out on Sunday morning, the wet tyres are…

Coupe Pièces Auto GT Hyper Sprint: First historical victory for Nigel Bailly in GT3

After two 20-minute sprint races yesterday, it was time for the 50-minute ‘long’ race of the Coupe Pièces Auto GT Hyper Sprint, with a mandatory pit stop in a specific window around the halfway mark. Based on the accumulated results of Races 1 and 2, the grid saw the No. 3 Scuderia Ravetto & Ruberti…

Single seater – race 1: Veni, vidi, vici for Tasanapol Inthraphuvasak in the rain

For most of the drivers, it was their first time at the legendary Hockenheimring, including the 20-car Single Seater field, which included 15 F3Rs, four FR2.0s and a 2008 Formula Master. After getting their bearings during private testing, the drivers set out to try and set the fastest time. Tasanapol Inthraphuvasak, despite his young age,…

Coupe Pièces Auto GT Hyper Sprint : Scuderia Ravetto & Ruberti wins qualifying and races

Qualifying for the Coupe Pièces Auto GT Hyper Sprint at Hockenheim was dominated by the Scuderia Ravetto & Ruberti (SR&R) drivers. Edoardo Barbolini in Q1 (1:39.877), followed by Luca Demarchi in Q2 (1:39.719), took the N°3 Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo to the top of the order. Edoardo Barbolini started from pole position and led all…

Single Seater – Young drivers Sacha Maguet and Lorys Kyburz reveal themselves

The starting grids of the three races of the Single Seater series will look great with no less than 20 cars entered across the Rhine. Two young drivers are leading the championship at the wheel of their F3R after the first races of the season. Sacha Maguet’s Italian weekend at Misano was almost perfect, with…

Endurance Proto – Graff and Pegasus Racing battle it out

The drivers and teams competing in the Endurance Proto grid this weekend – in the LMP3, NP02, CN and EVO classes – will battle it out over a four-hour race at the Hockenheimring on Sunday afternoon. After a stint at Le Castellet to open the 2022 season, the Alsatian Pegasus Racing team is back at…

Coupe PIECES AUTO GT HYPER SPRINT – A very intense Ferrari/Bentley battle

Thanks to a very good Italian weekend at Misano, Eric Mouez has taken the lead in the UGT3A ranking of the Coupe Pièces Auto GT Hyper Sprint at the wheel of the #88 Bentley Continental GT3, which he shares in Germany with Gabriele Marotta, within the CMR team. The French team is leading the overall…

Coupe KENNOL GT Endurance – Samani, Collard and Racetivity arrive in Germany leading the championship

With three different winners in Castellet, Navarra and Misano, the battle is more than ever undecided in the KENNOL GT Endurance Cup. Charles-Henri Samani and Emmanuel Collard, who won in Spain, where the victory counted double, and with two second places to their credit, have increased their lead at the top of the general classification,…

First visit of the Ultimate Cup Series to the Hockenheim arena

The legendary Hockenheimring will host the Ultimate Cup Series this weekend from 16-18 September The German arena is on the Ultimate Cup Series calendar for the very first time Heading east to Hockenheim, Germany, for the KENNOL GT Endurance Cup, Endurance Proto, Coupe Pièces Auto GT Hyper Sprint and Single Seater grids. After a well-deserved…

The Ultimate Cup Series at the Hockenheimring for the first time

The 2022 season will continue from 16 to 18 September at the legendary Hockenheimring The German arena is on the Ultimate Cup Series calendar for the very first time A track day will be organised on Thursday 15 September to allow teams and drivers to get their bearings After a well-deserved summer break, the Ultimate…

Four Ferraris for Scuderia Ravetto & Ruberti at Misano

Scuderia Ravetto & Ruberti plays at home this weekend No less than four cars will be entered by SR&R in the Hyper Sprint Car Parts Cup at Misano   For the fourth round of the 2022 Ultimate Cup Series season, which takes place at Misano this weekend, Scuderia Ravetto & Ruberti will enter no less…

Nigel Bailly to drive Bentley Continental GT3 at Misano

After a full season behind the wheel of an LMP3, Nigel Bailly will return to the Ultimate Cup Series Belgian paraplegic to drive CMR’s Bentley Continental GT3 in Misano   Nigel Bailly returns to the Ultimate Cup Series this weekend for the fourth round in Misano, Italy. The paraplegic driver competed in the very first…

Charles-Henri Samani, Emmanuel Collard and Racetivity unlock their victory record in Navarra

Second round and second consecutive pole position for the crew of the #83 Racetivity Mercedes-AMG GT3. Charles-Henri Samani and Emmanuel Collard announced the colour in qualifying with a best average time of 1:38.375, ahead of the trio in the n°2 Visiom Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo by 9 tenths (1:39.293). The n°88 Akkodis ASP Mercedes-AMG GT3…

Proto Endurance – A 4-hour race on Spanish soil

The competitors of the Endurance Proto grid will be able to enjoy a 4-hour race as the highlight of the weekend on Sunday. The 3-hour race at the Circuit Paul Ricard was won by the #16 Graff Ligier JS P320. The latter will be the sole representative of the LMP3 class and will be driven…

PIECES AUTO GT Hyper Sprint Cup, race 1: Maxime Mainguy from start to finish

The first of the three races of the Coupe Pièces Auto GT Hyper Sprint, on the Navarra circuit, was dominated from start to finish by Maxime Mainguy. The driver of the #82 Breizh Motorsport Porsche 991 Cup started from pole position and went on to win his first race after 25 minutes. It is also…

Formula Open Navarra, race 1: Nicolas Prost back on the top step of the podium

Nicolas Prost was in fine form during the three private practice sessions and confirmed the trend in qualifying, setting the two fastest times and taking pole position in the first two races. Loris Kyburz (F3R n°54/Graff) completed the front row, while the second row was shared by Shannon Lugassy (F3R n°55/CMR) and Sacha Maguet (F3R…

Formula Open Navarra – The competition is relaunched in Spain

With three different winners in the first three races at Le Castellet, the battle could not have been tighter. The competition resumes this weekend in Spain, with a championship led by the young Swiss driver, Shannon Lugassy, at the wheel of the F3R n°55 of CMR. At just 16 years of age, he arrives in…

Coupe PIECES AUTO GT HYPER SPRINT – Navarra: Diversity with quality

The new format introduced this winter of two 25-minute races and one 50-minute race, for one or two drivers, has proved its worth on the Circuit Paul Ricard. The Coupe Pièces Auto GT Hyper Sprint continues to seduce the teams, which is reflected in the arrival of new cars. An Audi A4 DTM R13, which…

KENNOL GT Endurance Cup – Who will succeed Hallyday, Bouvet, Pagny and Visiom?

The first race in Le Castellet was dominated head and shoulders by David Hallyday, Jean-Bernard Bouvet and Jean-Paul Pagny. With this first success since the formation of the trio at the beginning of 2021, the crew of the n°2 Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo of the Visiom team has every intention of continuing this momentum this…

Audi R13 DTM to be entered by Racetivity in Navarra

An Audi R13 that has competed in the highly regarded DTM championship will be entered Racetivity will enter the car for Eric Debard and Edouard Cauhaupé The Ultimate Cup Series is the preferred playground for all race cars, even the rarest. An Audi R13 DTM from 2007, with which the German Martin Tomczyk finished third…

TéléGrenoble joins the Ultimate Cup Series

The local television channel TéléGrenoble already devotes a great deal of space to motor sport, through the programme “Arrêt au Stand”. The Ultimate Cup Series and its competitors will be featured throughout the season, on the different broadcasting channels of the channel, notably thanks to the rebroadcast of the races during the week following each…

David Hallyday and the whole Visiom team are back in 2022

The singer and driver will compete in his second season in the Ultimate Cup Series The Visiom team is back with its Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo. The team, which won the Ultimate Cup Series twice in the first two seasons of the series in 2019 and 2020, will be looking for a third title in…

Registration for the 2022 season opens

With less than 80 days to go until the start of the season in Le Castellet (29 April – 1 May), registration for the 2022 Ultimate Cup Series season is now open. From Monday 7 February, at 2pm sharp, teams and drivers can register for the year or event by event. https://engagement.ultimatecup.racing The officialisation of…

New features for the Ultimate Cup Series in 2022

A few weeks after the conclusion of the exciting 2021 season, the Ultimate Cup Series is unveiling the exclusive new features that will come into effect in 2022. Better identifiable Grand Touring categories The diversity of the cars entered is the charm of the Ultimate Cup Series, which has decided to rename the GT-Touring Sprint…

The 2021 season ends in Estoril

More than six months after the kick-off in Le Castellet, the 2021 Ultimate Cup Series season has come to a close at the Estoril circuit in Portugal. The two races of the NAPA GT-Touring Endurance and Endurance Proto have provided us with a breathtaking suspense, whether for the final victory or the titles at stake.…

Time for final confrontations

The stakes were high for most of the competitors present in Estoril, the scene of the Ultimate Cup Series Final. The final Sprint races were held in Portugal on Saturday, crowning the 2021 champions in their respective categories. The day ended with the 208 Relay race, which was run entirely at night, while the NAPA…

Welcome to the new Nova NP02 sport-prototype!

Car manufacturer Nova Proto unveiled its brand new sport-prototype on Friday evening in the paddock of the Estoril circuit, the scene of the Ultimate Cup Series Final. Since the launch of the Ultimate Cup Series in 2019, sport-prototypes have had a prominent place in the Endurance Proto field, mixing CN, Proto Evo and LMP3. In…

A great start to the weekend in Estoril!

The competitors in the three sprint classes opened the races this Friday on the Estoril circuit. A rare occurrence this season, the first races took place on this first day of hostilities. However, the race could not be completed due to the damage to the safety rail caused by a run-off. Saturday’s programme was adjusted…

Estoril to close the 2021 season in style

This is where it all began in earnest. On 22 March 2019, the Ultimate Cup Series took off on the Estoril circuit. This weekend, the Portuguese track that has seen legendary Formula 1 drivers such as Alain Prost, Niki Lauda and Ayrton Senna, hosts the sixth and final round of the 2021 season. All six…

Estoril: an Aston Martin Vantage for PROsport Racing

Another German team is making the trip to Estoril to compete in the Ultimate Cup Series Final. PROsport Racing will make its Ultimate Cup Series debut this weekend with an Aston Martin Vantage GT4, which will compete in two classes. The British GT car will compete in the GT Class 5A category of the NAPA…

Carmen Jorda continues her adventure in Estoril

Very happy with her first weekend in the Ultimate Cup Series at the Circuit de Nevers-Magny-Cours, Carmen Jorda will continue in Portugal this weekend. The Magny-Cours round marked the return to competition of the Spanish driver, who had already experienced Formula 1 as a development driver for Lotus and Renault. Carmen Jorda was impressed by…

Konrad Motorsport ready for LMP3 debut

The German team chose the Ultimate Cup Series to make its first competitive debut with a Ginetta G61-LT-P3 in the 3 hours Proto Endurance race. The German team, which has been well known on the international Grand Touring scene since it was founded in 1976, is now going to take the plunge into the world…

CLRT with two new Porsche 911 GT3 Cup in Estoril

The NAPA GT-Touring Endurance grid will see the arrival of the CLRT team for the final round of the 2021 season in Portugal from 11 to 14 November. Recently crowned 2021 Porsche Carrera Cup France champions, the team founded in 2020 by Côme Ledogar and Tugdual Rabreau will enter two latest-generation Porsche 911 GT3 Cup,…

Three new European destinations on the 2022 calendar

The 2022 Ultimate Cup Series calendar will feature six rounds on the most beautiful French and European circuits. Three new European destinations will be added to the fourth season of the Vincent Vigier-initiated championship in 2019.  The Spanish circuit of Navarra, the renowned Italian track of Misano and the mythical German arena of Hockenheim will…

Ultimate Cup Series – Visiom Ferrari fourth at Magny-Cours

Ferrari press release Magny-Cours, 18 October 2021 – The Visiom Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo 2020 took fourth place in the four-hour Ultimate Cup Series race at Magny-Cours. With just one race to go, the situation in the standings is trickier for Jean Paul Pagny, David Hallyday and Jean Bernard Bouvet who now lie third. Ahead of the race,…

The Ultimate Cup Series at Magny-Cours

On the calendar since the launch of the Ultimate Cup Series, the round at the Nevers Magny-Cours track is a must. Very popular with the drivers, the Nivernais track will once again welcome more than 150 cars divided among the six Ultimate Cup Series grids (NAPA GT-Touring Endurance, KENNOL GT-Touring Sprint, Endurance Proto, Single Seater,…

Ten races and a permanent show this Saturday at Magny-Cours

With no less than ten races, nine Sprint and one 4-hour Endurance, the non-stop activity on track animated this day placed under the sign of competition on the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours. The Nivernais track, combined with the glorious weather and the magnificent grids on offer, including the Legends Cars, formed the perfect setting for…

Carmen Jorda to drive a F3R at Magny-Cours

The fifth round of the Ultimate Cup Series at the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours will mark the return to competition of the woman driver, Carmen Jorda. The 33-year-old Spaniard has been racing for over ten years and has a wealth of experience in single-seater racing. After three seasons in GP3, the third division of Formula…

MAGNY-COURS AND ESTORIL, THE LAST TWO ROUNDS OF THE 2021 SEASON

Ultimate Cup Series, Clermont-Ferrand,  09/24/21.  After a well-deserved summer break for all the protagonists of the Ultimate Cup Series, the 2021 season has resumed in Le Mans, will continue in Magny-Cours and will end in Estoril (Portugal). With an average of more than 150 cars in the paddock at the various circuits visited since the…

NANNINI RACING TEAM at the start of Proto endurance for the 4th round!

NANNINI RACING TEAM at the start of Proto endurance for the 4th round! Dedicated to the preparation of touring cars and Formula (type Formula 2000), it is around the 80’s that the Italian team will start in a concrete way the motor sport competitions. Success was not long in coming, as in 1982 NANNINI took…

KESSEL Racing in the Ultimate Cup Series !

KESSEL Racing in the Ultimate Cup Series ! More than a competition, it’s a family story that animates this mythical team and this, for more than 50 years now. This family business is not at its first try and for good reason, the Swiss team gathers about thirty cars engaged in no less than 5…

MODIFICATION – Round 1 changes track, see you at Le Castellet!

MODIFICATION Round 1 changes track, see you at Le Castellet! The opening of the 2021 season, initially planned in Dijon, will take place on the Var circuit, Paul Ricard, from 30 April to 02 May. The Ultimate Cup Series had to review the organisation of its first meeting. Following discussions with the circuit teams, it…

Peugeot Sport Meetings : A tough competition in 208

Peugeot Sport Meetings : A tough competition in 208 Both in the 208 Racing Cup and in the 208 Relay, the competitors are numerous and are ready to wage new battles for the title in the 2021 season. Indeed, the winners of the 208 Racing Cup (Junior & Gentleman Driver) will win a steering wheel*…

19 – 20 March 2021: Pre-test for the launch of the 2021 season

19 – 20 March 2021: Pre-test for the launch of the 2021 season The “Ultimate Track Day” will take place on the Paul Armagnac circuit in Nogaro on 19 and 20 March. In view of the sanitary conditions, the organization of the championship wished to provide competitors with 2 days of driving before the official…

Martinet By Almeras Team is ready for a new season in Ultimate Cup Series !

Martinet By Almeras Team is ready for a new season in Ultimate Cup Series ! Satisfied with its participation in 2020, the team returns to the competition for this new season. The previous year, the team achieved promising results by finishing in the top 5 in GT Sprint (UGTC). Martinet By Almeras is also the…

G2 Racing back on track in the Ultimate Cup Series!

G2 Racing back on track in the Ultimate Cup Series! The Swiss-based team, G2 Racing, is returning to the Ultimate Cup Series for the 2021 season. After a strong showing at the Circuit Paul Ricard, with multiple podium finishes, in the 2020 final round, the team returns for another season in the Ultimate Cup colours.…

Ultimate Cup Series postpones the inaugural round 2021

Ultimate Cup Series postpones the inaugural round 2021 Dear competitors, In the current sanitary context and regarding the latest government measures put in place to deal with the COVID 19 epidemic, the Ultimate Cup Series is taking decision about the inaugural round from 19 to 21 March 2021 on Nogaro circuit. Despite the efforts of…

KENNOL, official supplier of the Ultimate Cup Championships

KENNOL, official supplier of the Ultimate Cup Championships   For this season 2021, the French manufacturer and specialist of High Performance lubricant KENNOL becomes the new Official Supplier of all Ultimate Cup Series and Motorcycle Championships. Born on the track, the famous brand shines as much by its track record (24h of Le Mans, 24h…

Team VIRAGE renews its participation in the Ultimate Cup Series

Team VIRAGE renews its participation in the Ultimate Cup Series Reigning champion 2020, in the Proto category, the VIRAGE team continues its experience in the Ultimate Cup Series for this new season. “Founded in 1998 by Philippe Gautheron under the name G-Tec, then operating as a driver training academy, Team Virage has a history of…

GT-TOURING ENDURANCE BECOMES NAPA GT-TOURING ENDURANCE

GT-TOURING ENDURANCE BECOMES NAPA GT-TOURING ENDURANCE For this new season, the famous American brand NAPA, specialised in car spare parts, becomes an official partner of the Ultimate Cup Series and gives its name to the GT-Touring Endurance category. Created in 1966 in the United States, NAPA is the n°1 brand in North America in the…

GRAFF RACING joins the starting line of the Ultimate Cup Series in 2021 !

GRAFF RACING joins the starting line of the Ultimate Cup Series in 2021 !   The team managed by Pascal Rauturier renews its presence on the Monoplaces circuit with 4 F3R. On the strength of these results in 2020 by accumulating the podiums in its prize list, the team is putting its title at stake…

ANS Motorsport, back in LMP3 and CN for the 2021 season !

ANS Motorsport, back in LMP3 and CN for the 2021 season ! Photo : Nicolas Millet Photography The ANS MOTORSPORT team, managed by Nicolas SCHATZ, renews its participation for this new season. The team wishes to continue its momentum in the PROTO CN and P3 categories and to set new records in 2021. “Undefeated in…

Code Racing Development is back on track in the Ultimate Cup Series !

Code Racing Development is back on track in the Ultimate Cup Series !   Double program for Team Code Racing Development, which is involved in both rally and circuit racing. The team has just added 2 TCR golf courses, in Minerva oil colours, to the already strong GT line-up. The structure managed by Pierre Combi…

Racetivity avec une Mercedes pour Collard/Samani

Après une très belle prestation aux 24 Heures de Dubai terminées à la 7e place, Racetivity fera rouler sa Mercedes-AMG GT3 en Ultimate Cup Series cette saison. La structure de François Gagneux et Arnaud Fouquet fera rouler la Mercedes dans le Challenge GT Endurance. Manu Collard et Charles-Henri Samani se partageront le volant de l’AMG.…

ABM Automobiles : pleasure, performance and podium for 2021 !

ABM Automobiles: pleasure, performance and podium for 2021 !   Already present on the tracks of the Ultimate Cup Series in 2020, the ABM Automobiles team joins the starting grids for this new season. Having shown promising results last year, the team is back with ever more high-performance cars, which will guarantee good results in…

Pegasus Racing is lining up new cars in 2021 !

Pegasus Racing is lining up new cars in 2021 !   Following a positive experience during their first participation in the Ultimate Cup Series on the Nevers Magny-Cours Circuit, the team members will renew the experience in 2021 with new cars, promising great fights on the tracks. The Pegasus Racing team has been participating in…

VORTEX team will start again in 2021 !

VORTEX team will start again in 2021 ! For its 3rd consecutive year the Ultimate Cup Series Championship is back on the track. This season the calendar shows 6 meetings across France and Spain. It represents the occasion for the teams to drive on exceptional circuits in our territory and sometimes follow in the footsteps of the F1 cars. VORTEX,…

Launch of 2021 Season “Ultimate Cup Series”

Launch of 2021 Season “Ultimate Cup Series” A step towards mondial competition The Ultimate Cup Series brings together the elite of motor sport from GT to single-seater to proto sport, to guarantee exceptional sprint and endurance racing.  The series brings together seasoned drivers, young hopefuls and gentlemen drivers around the same passion; motor sport. Each…

Ultimate Cup : Collard et Perrodo avec Racetivity à Magny-Cours

La structure Racetivity alignera une Mercedes-AMG GT3 en Ultimate Cup Series à Magny-Cours. Manu Collard, François Perrodo et Charles-Henri Samani se partageront le volant de la Mercedes.

Ultimate Cup Series : Magny-Cours, jour 1

Le GT Sprint ouvre le bal des compétitions sur le Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours Trois semaines après l’ouverture de la saison 2020 à Dijon-Prenois, l’Ultimate Cup Series prend ses quartiers sur le Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours. Plus de 80 voitures sont réunies dans le paddock nivernais pour la deuxième manche de l’année. La météo est…

Ulimate Cup, Dijon : les poles pour Team Virage et Visiom

Cette deuxième journée de la première manche de l’Ultimate Cup Series 2020 à Dijon-Prenois a débuté sur les chapeaux de roues avec de nouvelles courses et nouvelles séances qualificatives au programme du jour. GT Sprint, course 2 : Marc Waechter persiste et signe Double poleman, Marc Waechter s’élançait en toute logique depuis la pole position…

VISIOM renewed in ULTIMATE CUP SERIES !

The French team VISIOM renews its participation in the ULTIMATE CUP SERIES Championship, and will again engage the Ferrari F488 GT3 ! After a fantastic season crowned with victories, the french team had asserted its domination in 2019 with 185 points scored and, unsurprisingly, locked the GT Endurance title. This year, the team is more…

A new trophy awarded in 2020 !

In 2020, in partnership with the french newspaper AUTO HEBDO, a new trophy will be set up ! From the first meeting in Dijon from September4th to 6th and on each meeting along the season, the “AUTO HEBDO TROPHY” will reward the driver whose performances at the end of his week-end would not have been…

SPORT-PROMOTION takes up the ULTIMATE CUP SERIES championship

SPORT-PROMOTION Team has recently announced its participation in the ULTIMATE CUP SERIES Championship and will compete in the SINGLE SEATER CHALLENGE ! The team from Neufchâtel in Switzerland will enter 3 cars : two Formula Renault 2.0 and one F3R which will be added to the raised single-seater class. However, the drivers will be announced…

Online registrations are now opened !

Drivers & Team Managers ! This year, the ULTIMATE CUP SERIES wants to facilitate your entry steps and proposes now the online registration, for the season or per race. To register, it couldn’t be easier : follow this link to access the form and fill in the required informations. Once it has been filled in…

TS CORSE makes an ambitious jump to LMP3 Challenge and continues to Single-seater !

This season, TS CORSE squad is again competing in the ULTIMATE CUP SERIES but this time goes also to LMP3. After many years in Single-seater, TS CORSE move-up in sport-prototype with a DUQUEINE D08 – M30. The Italian team of Stefano TURCHETTO will compete in the Challenge PROTO of the ULTIMATE CUP SERIES with the…

LAMO RACING enters 6 single-seaters for 2020 !

Photo credit : Hugues LAROCHE   What a consequent plan for LAMO RACING ! The team, managed by Laurent LAMOLINAIRIE, had an impressive 2019 season to finally clinched the Single-seater title with Amaury BONDUEL. This season, LAMO RACING confirmed plans to defend its crown in 2020 and will field at least 6 single-seaters : two…

Dual role for MARTINET BY ALMERAS in 2020 !

Following the delayed start of the ULTIMATE CUP SERIES due to the Covid-19 epidemic, MARTINET BY ALMÉRAS Team will be well and trully engaged to compete in GT ENDURANCE Challenge, fielding a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup. Futhermore, ULTIMATE CUP SERIES is very pleased to announce their partnership extension with the MARTINET BY ALMÉRAS Team concluded…

COOL RACING confirms two LMP3 entries for 2020 !

COOL RACING has confirmed plans to contest ULTIMATE CUP SERIES in 2020. Après avoir réalisé une course honorable en 2019 sur le tracé du Paul Ricard, l’écurie s’alignera de nouveau pendant cette campagne 2020 en venant renforcer les rangs du Challenge LMP3 puisque le Team suisse dirigé par Patrick BARBIER annonce l’engagement non pas d’un mais de deux prototypes. With a…

Vortex with 2 cars in ULTIMATE CUP SERIES ! !

Team VORTEX, and also manufacturer, heading to 2020 with a strong goal. The structure of Arnaud and Olivier GOMEZ will engage two cars (and possibly three) in ULTIMATE CUP SERIES. With her complete full orange bodyshell, the VORTEX will evolve in the UGT category to defend their 2019 title acquired. On the driver’s side, the…

The 2 RS.01 are back on the line !

Two Renault RS.01 of AB SPORT Team will be at the forefront of the Ultimate Cup Series GT CHALLENGE ENDURANCE once again this year. Bruno ABRIC will entrusted the steering wheels to well-known driver in the team as the #45 will be driven by Franck THYBAUD and Lucien CRAPIZ while Tiziano CARUGATI and Nicolas MAUNOIR…

Proto EVO 2 specifications unveiled !

A few days before his revelation, the Proto EVO 2 unveils some of his technical specifications. With a size of 4.70 m by 1.87 m for a total weight of 650 kg, the version 2 of this CN EVO prototype who will compete in endurance is now equipped with a carbon crash box chassis, propulsed…

GRAFF RACING Team back on the starting grid in 2020 !

The GRAFF RACING Team extends within the Single-Seater Challenge of the ULTIMATE CUP SERIES !   Always managed by Pascal RAUTURIER, the french team wil engage two news Renault Tatuus F3 T-318 (as the team had announced in Valencia last season), who will compete in F3 Regionale. For the drivers, the Team entrusts his steering…

Confirmed cars line-up for INTER EUROPOL COMPETITION

The Inter Europol Competition team has confirmed his plans about 2020 to drive into the Ultimate Cup Series Championship. For this new edition, the team managed by Sascha FASSBENDER will enlarge the ranks in the Challenge by lining up his two single-seater on the grid. A third car is also envisaged by Inter Europol Competition…

Le Challenge Lotus intègre le plateau GT

Communiqué A l’occasion de la saison 2020, le plateau GT SPRINT SUPERTOURISME intégrera, dès la première épreuve à Dijon, le nouveau Challenge LOTUS. Né d’un partenariat avec un concessionnaire Lotus, l’Ultimate Cup Series lance le Challenge LOTUS et propose, pour 1 ou 2 pilotes, 3hh30 de roulage pour chacune des 6 épreuves du Championnat. Au…

A new competition in GT SPRINT SUPERTOURING !

Updated 2020 calendar confirmed

The Proto Evo 2 will be unveiled soon !

A new additional format in 2020 : the “GT SPRINT / SUPERTOURING”

The Ultimate Cup Series unveils his new 2020 calendar

Ultimate Cup Series in expectation

Following the speech of the President of the French Republic on Monday evening, specifying the new lines for the next few weeks, completing the information from other European countries on the possibility of reopening their borders, we will work on a new version of our 2020 championship. It seems unlikely that we will be able…

The Ultimate Cup Series is working on a rearranged calendar

During this period of general containment and despite the reduced activity, the Ultimate Cup Series is making every effort to maintain a seven-event calendar. Faced with the health situation linked to the spread of Covid-19 (coronavirus), the priority at the moment is to protect the health of all those involved, including the members of the…

Challenge GT: diversity, quality and performance!

Diversity, quality and performance are the key words of the Challenge GT of the Ultimate Cup Series. With events lasting 3 or 4 hours on some of the most beautiful circuits in Europe, the Challenge GT is an essential part of the paddock. The Challenge GT is divided into four categories in which each car…

Challenge Proto: the ideal playground for the LMP3 and P4 prototypes!

The Challenge Proto category, due to its rules and the high level of the competitors, offers suspenseful races. In 2020, the new generation of LMP3 prototypes will arrive on the European tracks. The strength of the Ultimate Cup Series is to guarantee fair driving times. Each crew will be composed of at least one Bronze…

Statement : Estoril and Dijon races postponed

Due to the increasing spread of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) and the measures taken by the authorities, the Ultimate Cup Series has decided to postpone the Estoril and Dijon rounds, respectively scheduled from 10 to 12 April and 1 to 3 May. The Ultimate Cup Series continues to contribute to international solidarity by making the right decisions…

Ultimate Cup : le meeting de Barcelone finalement reporté

La manche d’ouverture de l’Ultimate Cup Series 2020, prévue du 20 au 22 mars prochain sur le circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, devait dans un premier temps se dérouler à huis clos. Elle est finalement reportée, comme l’a annoncé ce jour le staff de l’Ultimate Cup Series.

Ultimate Cup Series postpones Barcelona meeting

Following the latest international and national measures put in place concerning the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) epidemic, the Ultimate Cup Series is contributing to international solidarity to fight against the spread of the virus which is affecting the whole world and more particularly Europe. It is our responsibility as organizer and for the good of our teams,…

Barcelona meeting to be held behind closed doors

Following a meeting of the Technical Committee of the Department of Civil Protection of Catalonia, steps were taken to provide a framework for the events. The first event of the 2020 Ultimate Cup Series season, scheduled for 20-22 March, will take place behind closed doors. As a result, the circuit will be closed to the…

Ultimate Cup : le meeting de Barcelone (20-22 mars) à huis clos

Communiqué Suite à une réunion du comité technique du département de la Protection Civile de la Catalogne, des mesures ont été prises pour encadrer les événements. La première épreuve de la saison 2020 de l’Ultimate Cup Series, prévue du 20 au 22 mars, se déroulera à huis clos. Ainsi, le circuit sera fermé au public…

More than 90 cars expected for the opening of the season in Barcelona!

With a week and a half to go until the start of the 2020 Ultimate Cup Series season, the entry list continues to grow. To date, several teams, such as Martinet by Alméras, LAMO Racing, Graff and Cool Racing, have announced their programme and more than 90 cars, spread over five different stages, are expected…

Press release – 9 March 2020 : Covid-19 (coronavirus)

The Ultimate Cup Series teams continue to monitor the evolution of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak very closely. To date, the respective governments and local authorities have not announced any restrictions that could jeopardize the holding of the first scheduled meetings. The start of the 2020 Ultimate Cup Series season will therefore take place from 20th…

TS CORSE proposition for 2020 in Formule Renault 2.0

The TS Corse team is looking for his news drivers for the 2020 season on board of Formule Renault 2.0. For any questions or further informations, please contact us by email (contact@ultimatecup.eu) or by phone : 04 73 20 20 20. We stay at your disposition. Sportivly

Ultimate Cup : Coronavirus, les meetings devraient se dérouler

Communiqué “Les équipes Ultimate Cup Series se sont réunies aujourd’hui pour examiner la situation actuelle concernant le virus Covid-19. Nous suivons la situation de très près avec les gouvernements respectifs et les autorités sanitaires compétentes. Dans l’état actuel des choses, sur la base des dernières informations, tous les meetings actuellement programmés devraient se dérouler.”

Press release – 3 March 2020 : Covid-19 (coronavirus)

The Ultimate Cup Series teams met today to address the current situation regarding the Covid-19 Virus. We are following the situation very closely with the respective governments and relevant health authorities. As it stands today, based on the latest information, all the meetings currently scheduled are set to go ahead.

Team Virage continues in the Ultimate Cup Series!

Team Virage will be in the Ultimate Cup Series Challenge Proto again this season! The Spanish team will enter two Ligier JS P320 in the LMP3 category with drivers to be announced soon. A Silver and Bronze driver are expected on the first car to play the leading roles. Team Virage will also compete in…

The Tatuus F3R are about to make their debut in the Ultimate Cup Series!

Presented in the paddock of the Valencia meeting last September, the Tatuus F3R will be competing in the Single Seater Challenge in the coming weeks! Vincent Vigier, organiser of the Ultimate Cup Series, went to the headquarters of the Italian firm Tatuus, in Concorezzo, north of Milan, to discover the infrastructures. He was received by…

Vincent Vigier : “L’Ultimate Cup Series continue de grandir”

2020 marque la deuxième saison de l’Ultimate Cup Series. Les concurrents passeront par Barcelone, Estoril, Dijon, Navarra, Le Mans, Magny-Cours et Paul Ricard. Avant le lancement des hostilités, Vincent Vigier a fait le point avec nous. Vincent, comment se présente la deuxième saison de l’Ultimate Cup Series ? « La saison se présente plutôt bien. Même si…

What’s new in the 2020 Ultimate Cup Series sporting regulations

With just over a month to go before its second season, the Ultimate Cup Series presents the newest additions to the sporting regulations. The championship initiated and organised by Vincent Vigier, and managed by Benjamin Fleury, will be composed of five categories. 2020 will mark the launch of the Challenge Clio Cup IV, in parallel…

Ultimate : une Porsche 911 GT3 Cup pour Martinet by Almeras

Le team de Pierre Martinet et Philippe Almeras engagera cette année une Porsche 911 GT3 Cup dans le Challenge GT de l’Ultimate Cup Series. La Porsche sera engagée en catégorie UGT. La composition de l’équipage sera annoncée ultérieurement.

Ultimate Cup Series honours its 2019 champions

The Ultimate Cup Series honoured the champions of the 2019 season in a beautiful ceremony held on Friday, January 17, 2020, at the Chinagora in Alfortville. The Ultimate Cup Series Awards were an opportunity to reward the drivers and teams in the five categories – Proto, GT, CN, Monoplace and Mitjet – but also to…

Proposition program Ligier LMP3 for 2020

Professionnal Team look after drivers with experiences and budgets to participed at the Michelin Cup or the Ultimate Cup Endurance in LMP3 car. We propose one competitive Package All included with some advantages more. We have programmed various tests on various circuits such as Cartagena, Almeria, Catalunya and Paul Ricard depending on availability. We are…

The 2019 season champions of the Ultimate Cup Series are…

Press release | 4 November 2019   The 2019 season of the Ultimate Cup Series is now over and the last titles were won in the seventh-round last weekend on the Paul Ricard Circuit.   Drivers of all categories had the opportunity to compete on some of the most beautiful circuits in Europe.   Proto:…

The grand final of the 2019 season from the Ultimate Cup Series at Paul Ricard

Press release | 3 November 2019   The inaugural season of the Ultimate Cup Series ended with the last five Sunday races. On the program, the last race of the Formula Renault 2.0, the last two races of the Mitjet Sprint, the Proto Challenge and the CN race.   The day started with capricious weather…

Races with twists and turns this Saturday at Circuit Paul Ricard!

Press release | 2 November 2019   The 2019 season final of the Ultimate Cup Series is in full swing on the Paul Ricard Circuit. The serious things started on this second day in the Var, with the qualifying sessions and especially the first races! Single-seater: Dominant in qualifying, Amaury Bonduel took both pole positions…

The Ultimate Cup Series unveils the Proto Evo CN and launches the CN Endurance Trophy in 2020

Press release | 1st November 2019 The organizers of the Ultimate Cup Series are pleased to present, this Friday, November 1, 2019, during the 2019 season final at Circuit Paul Ricard, the brand new Proto Evo CN. These prototypes will be able to compete in the CN category from the 2020 season, alongside the current…

Ultimate Cup Series – Visiom Racing on the podium, title secured

The penultimate round of the Ultimate Cup Series has concluded with a runner-up spot for the 488 GT3 of Visiom Racing, bringing their four-in-a-row winning steak to an end. The French crew, made up of Thierry Perrier, Jean-Paul Pagny and Jean-Bernard Bouvet, finished the four-hour mini endurance marathon, held at the Magny-Cours circuit, behind the…

Big entry and many titles at stake at Circuit Paul Ricard!

Press release | October 28, 2019 The inaugural season of the Ultimate Cup Series will end from November 1st to 3rd on the Paul Ricard Circuit. This final promise to be particularly exciting with, for the occasion, an entry record! The Paul Ricard circuit will offer dynamic and exciting races that will share the last…

Magny-Cours: sunday report

Press release | October 20, 2019 When we arrived on the circuit this Sunday morning, the sky was overcast but the rain was not yet there. At midday, the rain fell, became more intense every hour and disrupted the program of the day. Single-seater: Race 2: Sacha Lehmann, the second best time in qualifying, started…

Magny-Cours: saturday report

Press release | October 19, 2019 After a rainy day on Thursday, dedicated to private tests, the competition really started on Friday, with free practice in each category, on the Nevers Magny-Cours circuit. A first day which was mild from a meteorological point of view but more rough on the track with some off-roads. Friday…

The Ultimate Cup Series unveils its 2020 calendar!

Press release | October 18, 2019   As the inaugural season ends on the Paul Ricard circuit in two weeks (1-3 November), the Ultimate Cup Series presents its 2020 calendar. The championship initiated by Vincent Vigier, with the support of Michelin and many partners, is back for a second season! Seven races are on the…

The Ligier JS P320 presented in the paddock of the Ultimate Cup Series at Magny-Cours!

Press release | October 17, 2019 The new LMP3 from Ligier Automotive, the Ligier JS P320, was presented to all the protagonists of the Ultimate Cup Series on Thursday 17 October 2019 in the paddock of the Nevers Magny-Cours Circuit. Before returning to the track, as part of its development, the prototype stopped under the…

Valencia : sunday report

Press release | September 29, 2019 The fifth round of the Ultimate Cup Series ends this Sunday with the last two races on the schedule, on the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia. GT: Thierry Perrier starts from pole position, behind the wheel of the Ferrari 488 GT3 n°1 of Visiom, with Sébastien Chardonnet and the…

Valencia : saturday report

Press release | September 28, 2019 The fifth round of the Ultimate Cup Series is in progress at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia, Spain. The Spanish spectators joined in and enjoyed a wonderful day of competition. Silhouette Spain: Following his victory at the end of the first race, Julien Lambert started on pole in…

Valencia : friday report

Press release | September 27, 2019 After a day of free practice on Thursday, things began seriously on Friday at the Ricardo Tormo circuit, the stage for the fifth round of the Ultimate Cup Series. The weather is fine in Valencia where the drivers have increased to a higher gear. The program for the day…

The Renault Tatuus F3 T-318 unveils in the paddock of the Ultimate Cup Series in Valencia

Press release | September 27, 2019 All the participants in the Ultimate Cup Series met this Friday, early in the evening, for the fifth round of the season. Shortly after 6 :30 pm, the Renault Tatuus F3 T-318, powered by Renault, was unveiled in the presence of Vincent Vigier, director of the Ultimate Cup Series,…

Discover the Tatuus F3 T-318 in the paddock of the Ultimate Cup Series in Valencia!

Press release | September 19, 2019   Formula Motorsport and Ultimate Cup Series invite you to discover the Tatuus F3 T-318 from 27 to 29 September at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Valencia. This single-seater, which complies with the FIA F3 Regional regulations, will be presented on Friday 27 September, at 6pm, near the Ultimate…

The Ligier JS2 R are welcome in the Ultimate Cup Series

We could see the brand new Ligier GT in the running during the second half of the season in the Ultimate Cup Series. The organisers are in any case open to their visit and even offer an exceptional offer. A team that commits to the last three rounds in Valencia, Magny-Cours and Paul Ricard will…

Renault Sport and Ultimate Cup Series create the Ultimate Cup Challenge R.S.01

A new Challenge will start at the next round of the Ultimate Cup Series. The Series led by Vincent Vigier and Renault Sport are creating the Ultimate R.S.01 Challenge, which is open to Renault R.S.01 drivers and will be contested in the next three events of the season: Valencia (Spain): 27-29 September Magny-Cours: 18-20 October…

Greg Segers (AB Sport Auto): « a rather exceptional opportunity »

18-year-old Greg Segers has a wide range of experience in motor sport. After trying the prototype sport and single-seater VdeV, the young Frenchman has been driving a Renault RS01 since the beginning of the season in the Ultimate Cup Series (with the exception of Slovakia). Greg was competing his third race at the wheel of…

Vincent Capillary : « our pace was excellent »

It was on the Mugello circuit in Tuscany, as part of the Ultimate Cup Series that we met Vincent Capillaire. The manceau has been in the championship since the beginning of the season with Wimmer Werk Motorsport, at the wheel of a Ligier JS P3. Before telling us about this program, we went back with…

Ultimate Cup Series : Visiom Racing triumph at the 4 Hours of Mugello

Fantastic showing from the 488 GT3 courtesy of Visiom Racing at the end of the fourth round of the Ultimate Cup Series. The crew, made up of Jean Paul Pagny, Thierry Perrier and Jean-Bernard Bouvet, dominated the 4 Hours held at the Mugello track, clinching a third consecutive victory in the series. Cautious start. Starting out…

Victory in the Ultimate category for Realteam Racing at Mugello

After an epic battle in the final laps, Realteam Racing finished second on the overall podium and first in the Ultimate category at the Mugello 4 Hours. This Saturday was the fourth meeting of the Ultimate Cup Series season. After a third round of six hours for the Proto category, it was in a race…

The debriefing of the fourth round of the Ultimate Cup Series at Mugello

The debriefing of the fourth round of the Ultimate Cup Series at Mugello The Ultimate Cup Series took place at Autodromo del Mugello last weekend for the fourth round of the season. The Italian weekend of Team Virage did not start in the best way. The Ligier JS P3 #94, then driven by Parth Ghorpade,…

Ultimate Cup – Mugello, GT: third victory for the Ferrari trio #1/Visiom

Among the two Sunday races on the programme on the last day of the fourth round of the Ultimate Cup Series, the Endurance GT race. After two consecutive victories at Dijon-Prenois and Slovakia Ring, Jean-Bernard Bouvet, Jean-Paul Pagny and Thierry Perrier arrived with the championship controls. The Renault RS01 dominated the qualifications on Saturday. The…

Mugello: Ferrari Visiom (GT) and Wolf (CN) winners

Press release GT Third consecutive victory for Visiom and the pilots of Ferrari n°1 Among the two Sunday races on the programme on the last day of the fourth round of the Ultimate Cup Series, the Endurance GT race. After two consecutive victories at Dijon-Prenois and Slovakia Ring, Jean-Bernard Bouvet, Jean-Paul Pagny and Thierry Perrier…

Mugello : press release of CN category

Press release | June 30, 2019 The fourth round of the Ultimate Cup Series was held this weekend on the beautiful Autodromo del Mugello, and the meeting closed with a three-hour CN race. The entry consisted of eight sport-prototypes, specifically five examples of the Wolf GB08, two of which were in the newer Tornado spec,…

Mugello : press release of GT category

Press release | June 30, 2019 The fourth round of the Ultimate Cup Series at Mugello included a four-hour race for the GT Endurance drivers. After two consecutive victories at Dijon-Prenois and Slovakia Ring, Jean-Bernard Bouvet, Jean-Paul Pagny and Thierry Perrier arrived with a significant lead in the championship. However, it was the Renault RS01…

Ultimate Cup – Mugello, Proto race: Wimmer Werk Motorsport continues its momentum

The Mugello circuit was the scene of the fourth Endurance Proto race of this inaugural season of the Ultimate Cup Series. For the first time, the Ligier JS P4 made their debut in the discipline. The pilots and teams, who were present on Wednesday for the private tests, competed throughout the weekend in particularly hot…

Mugello, Protos win for the Ligier Wimmer Werk Motorsport

The Mugello circuit was the scene of the fourth Endurance Proto race of this inaugural season of the Ultimate Cup Series. For the first time, the Ligier JS P4 made their debut in the discipline. The pilots and teams, who were present on Wednesday for the private tests, competed throughout the weekend in particularly hot…

Ultimate Cup – Mugello, GT qualifications: Carugati, Maunoir, Segers and AB Sport Auto in pole

The drivers entered this weekend in the GT category of the Ultimate Cup Series drove this Saturday to set the best time. For the first time this season, the AB Sport Auto Renault RS01 #46 will start from pole position in the Sunday race of the Challenge GT. At the average of the best times…

Mugello : press release of Single Seater category

Press release | June 29, 2019 The Single Seater category showed off its incredibly high level of competition once again. At the end of the three races on the weekend in Italy – on the Mugello circuit – three different winners had climbed onto the highest step of the podium. Before competing directly, the twenty…

Mugello : press release of Proto category

Press release | June 29, 2019 The Mugello circuit was the scene of the fourth Endurance Proto race of this inaugural season of the Ultimate Cup Series. For the first time, the Ligier JS P4 made their debut in the discipline. The pilots and teams, who were present on Wednesday for the private tests, competed…

Greig Coull (Michelin): “We were pleasantly surprised [by the Ultimate Cup Series]”

Director of competition-customer at Michelin since the beginning of 2017, Greig Coull is travelling a lot. After the Le Mans 24 Hours two weeks ago, he was also at the Nürburgring 24 Hours last weekend. This motorsport lover discovers the other side of the coin, whether it is on four or two wheels. Between two…

Ultimate Cup – Mugello: the pole for Capillary, Kaiser, Dunner and Wimmer Werk Motorsport

Vincent Capillaire, Matthias Kaiser and Lukas Dunner took pole position in the Proto Challenge this afternoon at the Mugello circuit. It is on the Italian track that the Ultimate Cup Series resumes its rightful place with a blazing sunshine. The crew of the Ligier JS P3 #26/Wimmer Werk Motorsport, which leads the championship (Kaiser and…

Halftime at Mugello, the debut of the Ligier JS P4

The Ultimate Cup Series is in Italy this weekend, on the Mugello circuit. It is the fourth of the seven meetings on the 2019 calendar, after the Estoril, Dijon and Slovakia Ring rounds, and this transalpine round is therefore at the crossroads of the calendar. On the Mugello, all disciplines will be represented: LMP3, GT,…

Ultimate Cup: a third Ligier JS P3 for Team Virage at Mugello

The 2019 season of the Ultimate Cup Series continues this weekend and Team Virage will arrive at Mugello with a third Ligier JS P3. The Spanish team will field a prototype with the number #93 which will be driven by Julien Falchero, Francesco Malavasi and the young Polish Mateusz Kaprzyk. Aged 17, he has already…

Mugello: six cars on track for Graff

Two weeks after the Le Mans 24 Hours, Graff is back on the track for the Ultimate Cup Series meeting at Mugello. The team from Ile-de-France, led by Pascal Rauturier, will not come to Italy for nothing with the operation of six cars. Two Norma M30 LMP3 will be on track, one for Realteam Racing…

The Mugello circuit hosts the fourth round of the Ultimate Cup Series

To the Italian track of Mugello, in the heart of Tuscany, for the fourth round of the Ultimate Cup Series. Before the summer break, the championship will continue on June 28, 29 and 30 with the five categories GT, Proto, CN, Mitjet and Monoplace. Overall, the plateau is growing with more than 70 cars in…

Vincent Vigier: « The Ultimate Cup Series is ready for the rest of the season»

While the Ultimate Cup Series, which started in 2019, will already reach the mid-season mark in Italy on the Mugello circuit at the end of June, we met Vincent Vigier, its Promoter, to review the start of the season after three meetings that have taken place in Estoril, Dijon and on the Slovakia Ring. Vincent,…

START ON TRACK FOR THE NEW LM P3 LEAGUE, THE JS P320, ON THE MAGNY COURS CIRCUIT.

She’s ready! The latest Ligier, the JS P320, the brand new LM P3 from the French manufacturer Ligier Automotive, set off on the Magny-Cours circuit at the beginning of last week for its burn-in, equipped with the new Nissan V8 VK56 engine. A worthy heir to the internationally famous Ligier JS P3, this Ligier will…

Team GM Sport rents Ginetta G55 GT4 2019 Ginetta G55 GT4 2019 for Ultimate cup series races

Team GM Sport rents Ginetta G55 GT4 2019 Ginetta G55 GT4 2019 for Ultimate cup series races All-inclusive formula within a dynamic team. Contact : Name: Maio Guillaume Mob : + 33 (0) 6 37 64 48 04 Email: guillaume.maio@gm-sport.fr  

AMAURY BONDUEL AND SACHA LEHMANN, WINNERS OF THE SLOVAKIA RING IN SINGLE-SEATER IN ´ULTIMATE CUP’.

Opened in 2009, Slovakia Ring is rightly considered one of the jewels of motor racing in Central Europe. Slovakia Ring is also one of the longest trips visited by competitors in the Ultimate Cup Series in 2019. It is incredibly well suited to single-seater drivers, thanks to its combination of long straight lines and turns.…

NEW VICTORY FOR THE JS P3 LIGIER, OF THE WIMMER WERK OF CAPILLAIRE-KAISER THAT TRIUMPHS AT THE SLOVAKIA RING!

New victory on the occasion of this third round, after Estoril and Dijon, of the Ultimate Cup Series Auto, which took place this Saturday, May 25 on the Slovakia Ring Circuit. Circuit located in Orechová Potôň, 35 km from Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. Only two categories were on the programme for this Slovak round,…

Ultimate Cup – Slovakia Ring: second victory for Capillaire, Kaiser and Wimmer Werk

Vincent Capillaire and Matthias Kaiser won their second Ultimate Cup Series victory. The Ligier JS P3 duo #26/Wimmer Werk Motorsport won after the 6H Slovakia Ring. The two men, leading the championship since Estoril, are therefore maintaining their leadership and increasing their lead. They did not have an easy race and had to move up…

6H Slovakia Ring: The Ligier JS P3 Wimmer Werk Motorsport has waited for its time

Opened in 2009, Slovakia Ring is one of the jewels of motor racing in Central Europe. Slovakia Ring is also one of the longest courses visited by the Ultimate Cup Series in 2019. This circuit in Slovakia is a complex circuit. Measuring nearly 6 km, composed of 14 turns, a ground with little grip, Slovakia…

Slovakia Ring: Luca Demarchi among Graff

Before heading to Le Mans for the Test Day, Graff is in Slovakia for the Ultimate Cup Series meeting this weekend on the Slovakia Ring. Three LMP3 will be lined up by the team of Pascal Rauturier. Luca Demarchi, supported by Manfredi Ravetto, makes his comeback at the wheel of an LMP3 at the Slovak…

DIRECTION THE SLOVAKIA RING FOR THE ULTIMATE CUP AUTO

  Third round this weekend for the Ultimate Cup Series competitors, who after the first two rounds of Estoril in Portugal at the end of March and Dijon-Prenois, are again travelling abroad and Eastern Europe this time and to distant Slovakia… Competitors from two of the disciplines will therefore discover the Slovakia Ring, a magnificent…

HEADING EAST, ON THE SLOVAKIA RING

The Ultimate Cup Series is resolutely heading east this weekend for the third meeting of its 2019 season, after those in Estoril and Dijon-Prenois. The competitors will drive in Slovakia, on the Slovakia Ring, located 35 km from the capital, Bratislava. The circuit has a development of 5,922 km and a width of 12 meters.…

Greg Segers 18 ans , Licence ICCC

Palmarès: « depuis mars 2017 »   Vice Champion VdeV monoplace 2018 (Formule Renault 2.0)   Voiture :  9.    1ère   place (Caterham, Formule Renault 2.0) 10.  2ème place (Caterham, Formule Renault 2.0, Renault RS 01)  1.    3ème place (Formule Renault 2.0) Pilote : Monoplace, GT, Proto Endurance CN   Contact : contact@gregsegers.com +33 (0) 612.955.551

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First race of the season for Léo Boulay in Dijon-Prenois in the Ultimate Cup Series

Just over a week ago, the KRAFFT Racing team entered a Porsche Cayman Clubsport MR GT4 in the UGTX category of the Ultimate Cup Series in Dijon-Prenois. This was the opportunity for Léo Boulay to compete in his first race of the 2019 season. The 22-year-old young man discovered the car in tricky conditions but…

New podium for GREG SEGERS, at the whell of the Renault RS01 AB SPORT, at Dijon in Ultimate Cup Series

  The young Greg Segers, who is discovering this season the driving of a GT, namely the high-performance Renault RS01 of Team AB Sport of Vincent Abric, after having done his scales previously in monoplace, contributed last Sunday, to the success of the race for second place on the podium in the second of the…

Nigel Bailly (Filière Frédéric Sausset): « All the three we give ourselves a boost »

Nigel Bailly is one of the three pilots of the Filière Frédéric Sausset since its launch at the beginning of 2018. Paraplegic following a motocross accident at the age of 14, he has not abandoned his passion for motor sports and is competing in a Ligier JS P3 for the second year in a row.…

Émilien Carde (Graff Racing): « I aim for the Les 24 heures du Mans »

We continue to meet young French talent and this evening, we offer you an interview with Émilien Carde. The Norman made his motor racing debut in 2016, with his first attempts in F4 and his successful Clio Cup debut. 19-year-old Emilien Carde began his third season with the Graff Racing team, joining them in 2017.…

Dijon: The Ferrari/Visiom wins in GT, the Robert (Norma) winners in Speed Euroseries

For this last day of the Ultimate Cup Series meeting on the Dijon-Prenois circuit, the weather conditions had not improved, and were even worse than the day before. At the beginning of the morning, the temperature was 4°C, which was obviously not very favourable to set the tyres at the right temperature, and as a…

A complicated weekend for Realteam Racing at Dijon-Prenois

The second round of the Ultimate Cup Series was this weekend at the Dijon-Prenois circuit in Bourgogne, in very difficult conditions. After setting the eleventh fastest time in the qualifying session, the Norma M30 #7 of Realteam Racing had to abandon due to contact with another competitor in the first lap of the race. A…

GREAT WIN FOR THE FERRARI F488 VISIOM IN FRONT OF THE RENAULT RS01 AT DIJON IN ULTIMATE CUP

Last of the five races of this Bourguignon weekend raced on Sunday afternoon, April 28th at the Dijon-Prenois Circuit, the GT race was finally only played during the very last minutes of the four hours of this final meeting !   Indeed, since the start, two of the three Renault RS01 had been leading with…

Victory of the ROBIN brothers in LMP3 at Dijon in the Ultimate Cup Series

(ULTIMATE-CUP-AUTO-2019-DIJON- The start of the LMP3.) Three weeks ago, during the inaugural race of the 2019 season in Estoril, Portugal, brothers Arnold and Maxime Robin, who had been forced to abandon, following a mechanical problem – a broken gearbox sprocket – while they were in second place, confirmed their performances during the opening round on…

Ultimate Cup – Dijon: Norma #72/TFT and the Robin brothers win

The weather and track conditions were particularly difficult this Saturday morning, on the Dijon-Prenois circuit. The Bourguignon track is the scene of the second round of the 2019 season of the Ultimate Cup Series. Even before the end of the first lap, the safety car entered on the track because of the Norma M30 #7/Real…

Dijon 4h Protos: TFT victory and Norma M30 double win

New weather points this Saturday on the Dijon-Prenois circuit, and it's not a very pleasant one. It was very humid and the rain soon fell on the circuit, causing the track conditions to be very difficult. Challenge Monoplace It was the Tatuus FR 2.0 who opened this Saturday's "festivities", even if the drivers were not…

Antoine and Lionel ROBERT triumph in CN at Dijon in the Ultimate Cup Series

Great performance from the Robert family, Lionel the father and Antoine, the very young son, just 19 years old, who won this Sunday on the Dijon-Prenois circuit, the second round of the CN Championship, after the opening event a month ago at Estoril, Portugal, where they ranked third in the team Norma of the DB…

4 winners in Mitjet Supertourism in DIJON in Ultimate Cup Series and Mathieu VALETTE shines in 2L

The programme of this inaugural event of the Mitjet season on the Dijon-Prenois circuit, as part of the 2019 Ultimate Cup Series Auto 2019, includes four races and … four winners in the Supertourism Mitjet. Each race lasts twenty minutes plus one lap! In Supertourism, four winners this weekend on the Dijon-Prenois circuit, for the…

Video: feedback of the Proto race of the Ultimate Cup Series at Dijon

The second Proto race of the 2019 season of the Ultimate Cup Series was this weekend at the Dijon-Prenois circuit. A race with tricky conditions, marked by many off-track but also arms wrestling. Review of the 4 Hours Proto in videos… Florian DEFET Source : https://endurance24.fr/video-retour-sur-la-course-proto-de-lultimate-cup-series-a-dijon/

The debriefing of the Ultimate Cup Series weekend at Dijon

The Ultimate Cup Series was back on track this weekend at Dijon-Prenois. This is the second round of the championship started at the beginning of the year, the first in France after the kick-off last month at Estoril, Portugal. As some of the players in the championship, we wondered why GT would not be able…

LEHMANN AND BONDUEL VICTORIOUS OF THE SECOND AND THIRD DIJON RACES IN ULTIMATE CUP AUTO

Excellent Bourguignon weekend for the duo Amaury Bonduel and Sacha Lehmann, the two teammates of the Lamo Racing Team of Laurent Lamolinairie who shared victories and accesses on the Dijon circuit in Prenois, the young Belgian triumphed in two of the three races placing second in the last one while his friend the young French…

ULTIMATE CUP AUTO AT DIJON. NEW SUCCESS FOR AMAURY BONDUEL IN MONAPLACE IN THE FIRST RACE

He had shone and flown over the first of the seven races of the Ultimate Cup Auto Series, on March 23rd and 24th on the Portuguese Estoril circuit at the gates of Lisbon, Amaury Bonduel triumphing twice and placing second of the three races of the first race of the 2019 season in this brand…

The Ultimate Cup Series season continues this weekend in Dijon

More than a month after the launch of the Ultimate Cup Series, the French championship continues this weekend, on the circuit of Dijon-Prenois. For this second event, the Mitjet Sprint plateau joins the Proto, GT, Monoplace and CN trays. The LMP3 plateau is stable, even up, compared to that observed in Estoril, last March since…

Drives available for the Alpine A110 GT4 for Team Mirage RACING

Our two Alpine A110 GT4’s are ready to compete in the Ultimate Cup Series’ GTX category, in 4 Hour endurance races.   For more information, please contact the team manager Guillaume Bruot : T : +33 6 28 60 42 08 Email : contact@mirage-racing.fr

GREG SEGERS PLEASED WITH HIS DEBUT IN RENAULT SPORT R.S.0.1

After coming second in the 2018 VdeV Endurance Series – Single Seater championship, Greg Segers steered his career in a new direction by joining team AB Sport Auto this season for the brand new championship, the Ultimate Cup Series. The young driver kicked off his season with a podium at Estoril, accompanied by Thierry Proust…

THE OLDER AND THE YOUNGER DRIVERS SHARE THEIR ENTHOUSIASME FOLLOWING THE START OF THE ULTIMATE CUP SERIES

  For the launch of the new Championship, the Ultimate Cup Series, the first round took place at the Portuguese track Estoril, near Lisbon. At this first meeting, seasoned drivers, gentlemen drivers and young prospects all met up to take part in this Series. Following the event, these drivers gave us their first impressions. And…

A HARD START TO THE SEASON AT ESTORIL FOR THE FILIERE FRÉDÉRIC SAUSSET

Last weekend marked the launch of the Ultimate Cup Series’ first season, a championship led by Vicent Vigier, in partnership with Michelin. The Filiere Frédéric Sausset by ST41 was indeed present at this first meeting, taking place at Estoril, running a Ligier JS P3 in preparation for the 2020 – 24 Hours of Le Mans.…

ESTORIL: A WEEKEND TO FORGET FOR THE FILIERE FRÉDÉRIC SAUSSET BY SRT41

Press release: The weekend before last saw the first round of the new European Endurance championship, the Ultimate Cup Series take place at Estoril, in which The Filiere Frederic SAUSSET by SRT41 entered in order to prepare for the 2020 – 24 Hours of Le Mans. It was in great spring weather conditions that we…

THE ‘LEGENDS CARS CUP’ STARTS ITS SEASON AT ESTORIL WITH THE ULTIMATE CUP SERIES

It was at the launch of the brand new Ultimate Cup Series Auto that the competitors of the 2019 Legends Car Cup battled it out on the portuguese track, Estoril. This particular circuit, with great height changes and a 985m straight is a real test for the new generation of this Legends Cars series. Indeed,…

EXCELLENT RESULTS FOR THE LIGIER JSP3’S DURING THE OPENING ROUND OF THE ULTIMATE CUP SERIES, AT ESTORIL

On the 22nd and 23rd of March 2019 we witnessed the first race of the Ultimate Cup Series, 4 hours of endurance racing on the portuguese circuit Estoril, with a grid made up of fourteen LMP3 cars, eight of them being Ligier JS P3’s. After the first round, pole position, the top 6 and fastest…

NOT THE RESULT GRAFF RACING WAS HOPING FOR AT ESTORIL

Graff Racing’s 2019 season started this past weekend at Estoril for the opening round of the Ultimate Cup Series. The team, directed by Pascal Rauturier entered two LMP3 cars for this round, a Ligier JS P3 and a Norma M30. Starting eleventh on the grid, the Ligier JS P3 #6 driven by Emilien Carde made…

ESTORIL 4H ENDURANCE GT RACE: 1 AND 2 FOR THE RENAULT RS01, CRAPIZ/MUGELLI (DEMJ) VICTORIOUS

After securing pole position on Saturday, DEMJ’s Renault RS01 n#23 finished the job by winning the inaugural race of the GT Challenge in the Ultimate Cup Series at Estoril. The RS01’s finished 1st and 2nd, with AB Sport Auto’s n#46 taking second place. The FOENIX by Solution F n#87, with Jonathan Cochet behind the wheel,…

GREIG COULL: AT MICHELIN, WE’RE PLEASANTLY SURPRISED WITH THE DEBUT OF THE ULTIMATE CUP SERIES AT ESTORIL

  The first meeting of the the brand new Ultimate Cup Series championship, created during the off season by Vincent Vigier and with the support of renowned tyre manufacturer Michelin, was a huge success, for everyone present, the sponsors, teams, drivers and media. We sat down with the Michelin bosses, Greig Coull and Laurent Dumousset…

A GREAT BATTLE AT THE LAUNCH OF THE SPEED EUROSERIE CHAMPIONSHIP “BY ULTIMATE CUP” AT ESTORIL

Italien drivers Bellarosa and Belotti, winners of the spectacular opening round of the Speed Euroseries by Ultimate Cup.   ULTIMATE CUP 2019 -ESTORIL – Les vainqueurs de la catégorie CN   An incredible show was put on this past Sunday afternoon, as the first race of the renewed Speed Euroseries by Ultimate Cup took place…

A SUCCESSFUL FIRST MEETING FOR REALTEAM RACING’S NORMA M30

The first meeting was a success for Realteam Racing in this new european endurance championship, the Ultimate Cup Series. After starting ninth on the grid, Esteban Garcia and Sebastian Page took the Norma M30 #7 to the third position on the podium, and eighth overall. “ This was positive start for us, with a performing…

A GREAT WEEKEND FOR AMAURY BONDUEL, WINNING TWICE IN SINGLE SEATER AT ESTORIL, IN THE ULTIMATE CUP SERIES

      Back on the circuit after a year taking 2018 off, due to a lack of funds, the young and talented Belgian driver Amaury Bonduel, is making his comeback to the tracks this season! Amaury has chosen to drive in the new championship created during the inter-season by Vincent Vigier, with the partnership…

A GREAT WEEKEND FOR AMAURY BONDUEL, WINNING TWICE IN SINGLE SEATER AT ESTORIL, IN THE ULTIMATE CUP SERIES

  Back on the circuit after a year taking 2018 off, due to a lack of funds, the young and talented Belgian driver Amaury Bonduel, is making his comeback to the tracks this season! Amaury has chosen to drive in the new championship created during the inter-season by Vincent Vigier, with the partnership of Michelin,…

GREAT SUCCESS FOR THE RENAULT RS01 AT ESTORIL IN THE ULTIMATE CUP SERIES

  For the first meeting of the Ultimate Cup series Auto, held at Estoril this past weekend, the victory of the GT category went to one of the three Renault RS01’s that had entered the race. It was in fact car n# 23 ran by DEMJ, driven by the frenchman Lucien Crapiz and Italien driver…

GREAT SUCCESS FOR THE AUSTRIAN TEAM WIMMER WERK MOTORSPORT WITH CAPILLAIRE – KAYSER-DUNNEK AT ESTORIL IN THE ULTIMATE CUP

  Magnificent performance of the Austrian team Wimmer Werk Team this Saturday on the occasion of the opening round of the brand new LMP3 Endurance Championship of the Ultimate Cup Series Auto, which takes place this weekend, on the Portuguese Circuit of Estoril, near Lisbon. Indeed, after having started from the pit lane, for not…

ULTIMATE CUP – ESTORIL: THE FIRST VICTORY GOES TO WIMMER WERK MOTORSPORT

The history of the Ultimate Cup Series begins this weekend at Estoril in Portugal, with the inaugural round of this new championship. All weekend since the first free practice session, the Ligier JS P3 # 26 / Wimmer Werk Motorsport, entrusted to Mathias Kaiser, Lukas Dunner and Vincent Capillaire, has been on top form and…

ESTORIL – GT 4H: POLE POSITION FOR DEMJ’s RENAULT RS01

Qualifying for the 4 Hour GT Endurance race at Estoril gave rise to a good fight, with three cars competing for pole position, namely the Renault RS01 #23 by DEMJ, the Ferrari 488 GT3 #1 Visiom and FOENIX Solution F # 87. This morning, Jonathan Cochet made his return to the track and demonstrated, if…

BRICE MORABITO, VICTORIOUS IN FORMULA RENAULT, FIRST WINNER OF THE ULTIMATE CUP SERIES AUTO AT ESTORIL

Victorious this Saturday, March 23rd, 2019, of the very first race of the new Championship, the Ultimate Cup Series Auto, the inaugural event of the 2019 calendar takes place on the track of the Portuguese circuit, Estoril, Brice Morabito will remain in the history of the Ultimate Cup, as being the first to mount the…

GREG SEGERS PLEASED WITH HIS DEBUT IN RENAULT SPORT R.S.0.1

The weekend was a complete success for austrian team Wimmer Werk Motorsport at the Ultimate Cup Series’ first meeting at Estoril. After being fastest during free practice and then in qualifying, the Ligier JS P3 #26 driven Lukas Dunner, Vincent Capillaire and Matthias Kaiser got the job done on Sunday and won the race, already…

ULTIMATE CUP SERIES – ESTORIL, QUALIFYING: WIMMER MOTORSPORT’S LIGIER JS P3 ON POLE

After setting the fastest time of the two free practice sessions on Friday, the Ligier JS P3 # 26 of Wimmer Werk Motorsport will be on pole position for the first race in the history of the Ultimate Cup Series on the circuit of Estoril, in Portugal. Vincent Capillaire, Matthias Kaiser and Lukas Dunner clocked…

ESTORIL – PROTOTYPES: POLE POSITION FOR WIMMER WERK MOTORSPORTS ‘LIGIER

Having done the best lap times in both free practice sessions on Friday, the Ligier JS P3 # 26 of Wimmer Werk Motorsport secured pole position today in Estoril, and just like yesterday, it was the Norma M30 Red River Sport by Nielsen # 16 who was his closest rival The average time of the…

ESTORIL – FREE PRACTISE: WIMMER WERK MOTORSPORT ON POINT

Protos Two free practice sessions were scheduled for Friday, the first day of the Ultimate Cup Series. 14 LMP3’s were in contention: 8 Ligier JS P3’s and 6 Norma M30’s. The two sessions had the same the order, at least for the first two places. The Ligier # 26 Wimmer Werk Motorsport narrowly was fastest,…

ULTIMATE CUP SERIES – ESTORIL FP1 & FP2: WIMMER WERK MOTORSPORT FASTEST

The first free practice session of the first weekend of the Ultimate Cup took place this Friday, on the circuit at Estoril. After a first warm-up at mid-day, the prototypes and GT took the track at the end of the day. At the end of the two sessions, the Ligier JS P3 # 26 of…

A NEW LIVERY FOR THE FILIERE FREDERIC SAUSSET’S LIGIER JSP3 IN 2019

The Filière Frédéric Sausset is back on the track this season in the LMP3 category. The team led by Frederic Sausset has entered his Ligier JS P3 in Ultimate Cup Series for drivers Nigel Bailly, Snoussi Ben Moussa and Takuma Aoki. The Ligier JS P3 has a new livery for its second season in competition…

THE COMPETITORS OF THE ULTIMATE CUP SERIES AUTO, READY IN ESTORIL FOR THE START …

  Four months after the announcement of its creation, on November 29 at the Champs Elysees in Paris, at the CCFA Headquarters (Committee of French Builders Automobile), the project of Vincent Vigier, has become a reality despite a difficult economic situation … Get ready for the start indeed, because it is this weekend on the…

THE SPEED EUROSERIES HAS BEEN REBORN AND JOINS THE ULTIMATE CUP SERIES

The British series Speed Euroseries has been reborn from the ashes and will be back on the 2019 sports calendar. The series, reserved for CN cars, has an agreement with the Ultimate Cup Series and with V-Motor Company – for the technical part – the series is taking name Speed Euroseries by Ultimate Cup Series…

Ultimate Cup Series: A BMW M4 in UGTX for TFT Racing at Estoril

TFT Racing will not be aligning its two Norma M30 LMP3’s at Estoril for the first round of the Ultimate Cup Series. The Nogaro-based team will be running a BMW M4 in the UGTX category of the new European Championship. This car will be driven by Bernard Salam, André Recordier and Jordan Perroy. The latter…

JORDAN PERROY WILL DRIVE A GT CAR, THE BMW M4 AT ESTORIL, FOR THE LAUNCH OF THE ULTIMATE CUP SERIES

The young French prospect Jordan PERROY, brilliant winner on February 17th at the wheel of a Ligier JSP3, in LMP3 of the two sprint races of the round in the US Championship taking place at the Homestead Floridian track in Miami, then went on, with his team-mates, to win the big 4-hour race, the MIAMI…

Realteam Racing unveils its drivers and the livery of its Norma M30

A new team will make its endurance debut this season in the LMP3 category. In collaboration with Graff Racing, Realteam will field a Norma M30 in the European Le Mans Series and Ultimate Cup Series. In the European Le Mans Series, the Norma M30 will be driven by David Droux and Esteban Gracia. The latter…

REALTEAM RACING unveil their colors and their ambitions

Before running in the European Le Mans Series with the Norma M30 LMP3, Realteam Racing will run its LMP3 at Estoril this weekend at the launch of the Ultimate Cup Series. The Swiss team, managed by Pascal Rauturier’s Graff, will give drives to Sébastien Page and Esteban Garcia. David Droux and Esteban Garcia are confirmed…

Estoril : The two TFT crews are complete

TFT will be running a pair of Norma M30 LMP3’s this weekend for the opening round of the Ultimate Cup Series championship. The Gers team led by Tony Pereira will put Jean-Lou Rihon and Frederic Croullet on car # 3. Maxime and Arnold Robin will share the wheel of car # 72.   lm@endurance-info.com Source…

OVER A DOZEN LMP3 CARS FOR THE FIRST ROUND OF THE ULTIMATE CUP SERIES AT ESTORIL

The kickoff of the Ultimate Cup Series will be this weekend in Estoril, Portugal. After several months of work, promoter Vincent Vigier and all his team managed to gather a great grid for the launch of the championship. The Proto, GT, CN and Single-seater categories will be reunited. Formula Renault 2.0 will be the most…

THE ULTIMATE CUP SERIES AUTO KICKS OFF THE SEASON AT ESTORIL

Announced on November the 29th in Paris at the Champs Elysees, at the headquarters of the CCFA (Committee of French Manufacturers), the brand new Championship called the Ultimate Cup Series Auto launches its 2019 season this weekend, from the 21st-24th March, at the Portuguese circuit Estoril. This new series created by promoter Vincent Vigier and…

Solution F enters a Foenix in the 2019 Ultimate Cup Series

This year the Foenix, built and developed by the Southern French team has entered a new European Endurance Championship, the Ultimate Cup Series with a seven race calendar across Europe beginning with Estoril from 22 to 24 March. For the first round of the season, the team is heading to the south of Europe, to…

Lionel and Antoine ROBERT in a Norma M30 LMP3 at Estoril

  It’s in the new international championship called the Ultimate Cup Series that Lionel and Antoine Robert will find themselves behind the wheel of the Norma M30 for team DB Autosport. They will be joined by the young and talented Hugo Carini, winner of several national championships in single-seater. Hugo Carini at the wheel of…

Steering wheel to be provided on the new Ligier JSP4 of the TFT Team

Ideal car to get used to the sport prototype endurance, the step before the LMP3. Easy car, ABS, TC, V6 330 HP, 900Kg, not clutch, Complete LMP3 chassis, LMP3 endurance brake, heated windscreen……… Car managed by professional and experienced team CN, LMP3 prototype…….. First race Dijon France For more information and an individual proposal, please…

Victor JABOUILLE… Following the path of his father, the ‘GREAT’ JEAN PIERRE JABOUILLE

  Forty years after the sensational and unforgettable victory of his father; Jean Pierre Jabouille, winner of the Formula 1 French Grand Prix on July 1st 1979 on the Bourguignon circuit of Dijon-Prenois, his son Victor starts his journey, just twenty years old! Jabouille, a name forever carved in the tablets of the history of…

ELMS, MICHELIN LE MANS CUP, FFSA GT and MITJET on Cool Racing’s 2019 calendar

Cool Racing will have a busy season again this year with several programs on the European scene. The Haute-Savoie based team will compete in four championships and make its debut in the LMP2 category, with the 2020-24 Hours of Le Mans in its sights. The team will be competing in the European Le Mans Series,…

AIR FRANCE-KLM now partners with the ULTIMATE CUP SERIES

Very good news for the Ultimate Cup Auto Series! And this concerns the inaugural round which will take place in two weeks in Portugal on the circuit of Estoril, at the gates of Lisbon, from 21 to 24 March 2019. Indeed, the AIR FRANCE KLM group joins forces with the promoters of this new competition…

The Lauch of the GINETTA CUP in the ULTIMATE CUP SERIES

The Ultimate Cup Series launches the Ultimate Ginetta Cup in partnership with the British manufacturer. This cup will allow teams entering a Ginetta G55 in the UGTX category to claim prizes offered by Ginetta. The company will thus reward its partners with credits for the purchase of tyres from APR for each race (minimum 5…

Christian Lipp – Freelance Race Engineer

From 2017 to 2018 I worked for the Formula Renault 2.0 NEC Team as a Chief Race Engineer. During this time, I was responsible for doing the tire management, outing reports, organizing the car schedule as well as the setup adjustment on the car based on data analysis. In order to do physical analysis and…

The Ultimate Cup Series competitor’s first run at the Val De Vienne

The first time on track for the competitors of the new Championship: the Ultimate Cup Series Auto will take place on the Vigeant circuit. The Ultimate Cup Series is offering several days testing at the Val de Vienne circuit three weeks before the inaugural round of this new Championship, which is scheduled from the 21st…

The Ultimate Cup Series is organising Test Days at the Val De Vienne circuit

The Ultimate Cup Series offers several days of testing on the Val de Vienne circuit for the inaugural season of the championship. The first day of testing, February 28 will be reserved for single-seaters while LMP3, P4, CN, GT as well as sedans and Mitjet will run on March 1st and 2nd. Tyre sales, fittings…

A 13th season and a new chapter for MITJET FRANCE

The 2019 season marks a new chapter in the history of Mitjet France with the Ultimate Cup Series as its promoter. Several changes will be made for the 13th season, starting by Michelin being the new tyre supplier. Some new features in the sports and technical regulations: The format of free practice is somewhat evolving…

Arturo Gonzalez – Data Engineer

Hello, My name is Arturo Gonzalez. I am from Spain and I work as Race/Data Engineer. If you need one engineer for races, contact with me in arturogonzalezgarcia9@gmail.com Best regards and see you soon.

DRIVES AVAILABLE – Newbridge Motorsport

Multiple Championship and race winning team Newbridge Motorsport will be supporting all rounds Proto and GT rounds of the Ultimate Cup Series in 2019.     Newbridge Motorsport has drives available for the full season or individual races in our Aston Martin GT4 and Ligier LMP3 both cars are available for hire. Whether you’re a…

The birth of the Ultimate Ginetta Cup

The British firm Ginetta Cars is delighted to join the Ultimate Cup Series and offer the Ultimate Ginetta Cup (UGC) for the launch of this new class in 2019. Open to all variants of the Ginetta G55, the UGC is included in the races of the GT Ultimate Cup Series Challenge, reserved only for cars…

STEERING WHEEL TO BE PROVIDED ON THE RS01 OF THE AB SPORT AUTO TEAM

The AB SPORT AUTO team, 2015 V de V Champion, is offering a seat for the GT championship in crew with Mr Franck Thybaud (2015 VDV Champion and Mr Sébastien Chardonnet, professional driver and BPJEP’S driving instructor) at the wheel of a Renault RS01 with a carbon hull and its bi-turbo V6 engine. The car…

A strong Italian presence in the CN class of the Ultimate Cup Series

  Currently in Italy, there are two CN-type championships, one of which is Campionato Italiano Sport Prototipi and one-brand with Wolves, the Thunder. As a result, with the birth of the new Ultimate Cup Series Auto championship in France, the opportunity arose to revive the CN class, considered by some as a possible stepping stone…

ULTIMATE CUP SERIES PRE-SEASON TEST DATES

We are pleased to announce the registration opening of Ultimate Cup Series pre-season test dates. Join us on the Val de Vienne Circuit on February, 28th, March, 1st and 2nd.   

Matthieu VALETTE testing a Mitjet Supertourisme with MICHELIN tyres

The Mitjet Series France is changing promoter but also tyre manufacturer. This new chapter will be written with the Ultimate Cup Series and Michelin. Matthieu Valette, faithful to the series for more than six years, was on track last Friday on the Circuit de Chambley, near Metz. After 80 laps and 260 kilometers at the…

GRAFF has decided to run in the Ultimate Cup Series with four LMP3 and one Formula Renault

      A trip to Morangis for the new Graff workshops   It is Pascal Rauturier, the current Team Principal who is guiding us round the imposing workshops of the team now owned by Eric Trouillet. Pascal started sometime in 1998 at Graff, when the team, which was created by Jean-Philippe Grand and François…

GRAFF RACING enter four cars in the ULTIMATE CUP SERIES

We spoke of it yesterday, Graff Racing will be back in the European Le Mans Series in the LMP2 category with an Oreca 07. But the team led by Pascal Rauturier will also be very well represented in the various LMP3 championships, with a Norma M30 having been entered for David Droux and Esteban Garcia…

TEAM OF AUSTRALIAN YOUTH LAUNCHES IN ULTIMATE CUP SERIES AUTO FOR 2019

Shortly before Christmas, autonewsinfo learned through its networks, the possible arrival in Europe and France of a team of young antipodean drivers. It has now been confirmed that these young Australians will be competing in the brand new Ultimate Cup Series this season and will be running in Formula Renault. Time to to find out…

Team VIRAGE enters the Utimate Cup Series with two Ligier JSP3

Team Virage has chosen to enter the Ultimate Cup Series for its 2019 campaign. The Spanish based team will line up two Ligier JS P3 in the new series after a year spent in the VdeV Endurance Series. The first crew has been selected while the second soon will be. The names of the drivers…

GRAFF confirms its programs and its teams

Graff will be sticking to their usual program, with a few changes made for the 2019 season. Only one ORECA 07 will enter the European Le Mans series for Alexandre Cougnaud, Tristan Gommendy and Jonathan Hirschi, the same trio as last season. Two entries have been requested for the 24 Hours of LeMans, one by…

The second generation of LMP3 is coming in 2020 !

The second generation of LMP3 will compete in 2020, five years after the ACO created the category. After a call for tenders launched by the governing body, four manufacturers were selected: Ligier, Duqueine Engineering (Ex Norma), Ginetta and Adess. To date, 170 LMP3s are in completion. A French model was recently exported to North America…

NOVA PROTO SUPPORTS NORMA M20FC CN OPERATIONS

While the first Norma M30 LMP3 has come out of the new Norma Automotive workshops in Alès, work continues in St-Pé-de-Bigorre at the factory created in 1984 by Norbert Santos. Nova Proto was born under the impulse of Guillem Roux, a close friend of the creator of Norma, and Camille Santos, the daughter of Norbert.…

FRÉDÉRIC SAUSSET: “2019 IS A HINGE SEASON FOR US”

After a lot of thinking during the off-season and having met his partners, the Filière Frédéric Sausset By SRT41 made the decision to compete in the prototype category of the ULTIMATE CUP Series for the 2019 season The new series supported by Michelin, a historic partner of Filière Frederic Sausset By SRT41, will offer a…

TFT will continue to run in LMP3 this year

TFT will continue to run in LMP3 this year by joining the ranks of the all-new Ultimate Cup Series championship. “The goal is to run the Norma M30 LMP3 in the Ultimate Cup Series,”said Tony Pereira, head of TFT. However, it is not planned for the team to compete in the CN class. One of…

The filiere FRÉDÉRIC SAUSSET BY SRT 41 joins the Ultimate Cup Series for 2019

After stables like GRAFF, TFT, SPEED Factory, SOLUTION F, VISIOM, WIMMER WERKE, AB Engine, LAMO and ESTRE, a new team has committed and will be participating in the brand new ULTIMATE CUP Series launched by Vincent Vigier for the 2019 season.     Frédéric Sausset; the exceptional man, quad amputee who still managed the feat…

Filière Frédéric Sausset commits to the Ultimate Cup Series

Filière Frédéric Sausset by SRT41 will enter the new Ultimate Cup Series in 2019. After their first season in 2018 competing in VdeV, the team has turned towards the Michelin supported series and will be running in the LMP3 category   “The VdeV Series was a perfect environment to start this adventure. Its creator, Éric…

Max Wimmer : “We always try to make steps forward”

Wimmer Werk Motorsport has claimed last year LMP3 title in the VdeV Endurance Series with Mattias Kaiser, behind the wheel of the #26 Ligier JS P3. In 2019, the Austrian team, led by Felix and Max Wimmer, will race in the Ultimate Cup Series. Max Wimmers gives some words about te upcoming season :    …

TEAM LAMO CONFIRMS ULTIMATE CUP SERIES ENTRY FOR 2019 SEASON

  Rival competitors to Jean Claude Estre’s Formula Motorsports, the Lamo Racing Team managed by Laurent Lamolinairie have decided to join the new Michelin-supported Ultimate Cup Series.   An extract from our meeting with Laurent Lamolinairie :   Remind us of the history of your team in motorsport; when did it all start and in…

Jean Claude ESTRE’S team, FORMULA MOTORSPORT has entered the Ultimate Cup Series

  Since the recent entry of Benoit Lamonerie’s team LAMO in the brand new ULTIMATE Cup Series championship, Jean-Claude Estre’s team has also joined the newly launched championship, promoted by Vincent Vigier in partnership with Michelin.     Meeting with Jean-Claude Estre:   Remind us of the history of your team in motosport. When did…

MV2S Racing strengthens its entry list for the Mitjet Series France and thinks of the LMP3 category

MV2S Racing is preparing to compete in the the Sprint races of the Mitjet Series France. Stéphane Roux, creator of the team based at Revel, in the department of Haute-Garonne, will be entering five Mitjets for all seven of the Sprint rounds on the calendar. In total, the team has ten cars, five 2L and…

Partnership with SPORT AUTO TV for the 2019 season.

The birth of a web tv platform dedicated to motorsport : SPORT AUTO TV, a platform launched for the Dubai 24 Hour Race, was born from a simple observation: the fact that motorsport fans struggle to find links to watch their sport. So it became obvious that a single platform where the maximum amount of…

Partnership with timing specialists ITS Events for the 2019 season.

The Ultimate Cup has the pleasure of announcing its partnership with timing specialists ITS Events for the 2019 season. With the constant evolution of innovative solutions in race timing, the Ultimate Cup naturally turned to ITS Events to take up the task of successful and accurate timing for the 2019 season.   For team managers,…

Vincent Vigier : “A springboard to great championships”

The Ultimate Cup Series was launched in Paris at a press conference on November 29th 2018. This new championship opens on the European scene thanks to Vincent Vigier, who is already a promoter of The Ultimate Cup Moto, with the support of prestigious partners.   Seven rounds, three of which are in France ( Dijon,…

The Mitjet Series France joins the Ultimate Cup Series by Michelin

The Mitjet Series France will be writing a new chapter in 2019. Jean Philippe Dayraut, creator and organiser of the French series for over a decade is handing it over to to Vincent Vigier, promoter of the Ultimate Cup Moto and the Ultimate Cup Series. The paddocks of the Ultimate Cup rounds will be making…

Solution F enter the Ultimate Cup Series with the foenix

  Hugues Baude, engineer in charge of the Foenix racing car program at Solution F in Venelles, Aix-en-provence, is one of the first to commit to the Ultimate Cup Series supported by world class tyre manufacturer, Michelin.     Having met with him on December 21st, Hugues Baude confirms the entry of his Foenix prototypes…

Speed Factory Racing to enter Ultimate Cup Series with at least one LIGIER JSP3

Spanish team Speed ​​Factory Racing is one of the first to enter the Ultimate Cup Series. Team manager Dalius Steponavicius answered a few questions from Endurance-Info regarding the 2019 season: Why did you choose to enter the Ultimate Cup Series ? “The LMP3’s were built and developed from the start to run on Michelin tyres.…

LIGIER launches the JSP4 ‘ ULTIMATE CUP CHALLENGE ‘ from the 2019 season

After unveiling the JS Cup with its new GT which will make its debut in France during the 2019 season, the French manufacturer Ligier, announced this week, the launch and creation of the JS P4 Ultimate Challenge, which is going to run at all New Championship, created by Vincent Lookoutr, with the support of the…

‘ULTIMATE CUP SERIES’ : LE TOP DÉPART A ÉTÉ DONNÉ CE 29 NOVEMBRE AU CCFA À PARIS

Top départ pour le nouveau Championnat International dénommé ‘Ultimate Cup Series‘ ! À l’occasion d’une Conférence de Presse, parfaitement animée par Joel Laplacette, qui s’est tenue ce jeudi 29 novembre 2018 dans les locaux du CCFA aux Champs Élysées à Paris et réunissant de nombreux Journalistes et acteurs du Sport Automobile, officiels, sponsors, pilotes et…

LA NOUVELLE AVENTURE MICHELIN, AVEC L’ULTIMATE CUP SÉRIES EN ENDURANCE AUTO… DES 2019 !

Alors que la Saison 2018 se termine, et après avoir appris le lancement dès l’année prochaine d’une toute nouvelle discipline en Endurance, avec la naissance et la création de l’Ultimate Cup Series Auto (Voir lien), laquelle sera totalement soutenue par le Manufacturier Clermontois Michelin, rencontre et interview avec Greig Coull, le Responsable de la Compétition…

Birth of the ULTIMATE CUP SERIES, with MICHELIN in 2019!

Indeed, and from next season in 2019, a brand new automobile competition called ‘ Ultimate Cup Series ‘ will be born. With a presence on the motorcycle segment since 2017 with series of Speed & Endurance, ‘ Ultimate cup ‘, continues its partnership with Michelin and launches a new car competition: The Ultimate Cup Series…

LIGIER launches the JSP4 ‘ ULTIMATE CUP CHALLENGE ‘ from the 2019 season

After unveiling the JS Cup with its new GT which will make its debut in France during the 2019 season, the French manufacturer Ligier, announced this week, the launch and creation of the JS P4 Ultimate Challenge, which is going to run at all New Championship, created by Vincent Lookoutr, with the support of the…

ULTIMATE CUP SERIES: THE TOP DEPARTURE WAS GIVEN THIS 29 NOVEMBER AT THE CCFA IN PARIS

Top départ pour le nouveau Championnat International dénommé ‘Ultimate Cup Series‘ ! À l’occasion d’une Conférence de Presse, parfaitement animée par Joel Laplacette, qui s’est tenue ce jeudi 29 novembre 2018 dans les locaux du CCFA aux Champs Élysées à Paris et réunissant de nombreux Journalistes et acteurs du Sport Automobile, officiels, sponsors, pilotes et…

THE NEW MICHELIN ADVENTURE, WITH THE ULTIMATE CUP SERIES IN AUTO ENDURANCE … FROM 2019!

Alors que la Saison 2018 se termine, et après avoir appris le lancement dès l’année prochaine d’une toute nouvelle discipline en Endurance, avec la naissance et la création de l’Ultimate Cup Series Auto (Voir lien), laquelle sera totalement soutenue par le Manufacturier Clermontois Michelin, rencontre et interview avec Greig Coull, le Responsable de la Compétition…

Birth of the ULTIMATE CUP SERIES, with MICHELIN in 2019!

Indeed, and from next season in 2019, a brand new automobile competition called ‘ Ultimate Cup Series ‘ will be born. With a presence on the motorcycle segment since 2017 with series of Speed & Endurance, ‘ Ultimate cup ‘, continues its partnership with Michelin and launches a new car competition: The Ultimate Cup Series…