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Entries for the 2-4 February, 2019 Legend Boucles @ Bastogne are open and entry forms are on line for competitors in the ‘Challenger’ and ‘Classic’ categories keen to tackle a course spread over the Provinces of Liège and Luxembourg on Saturday, prior to the major run, quite unique of its kind, in the snowy forests around Bastogne on the Sunday. See the event’s official website, www.racspa.be/2019/lb2019.
Thruxton circuit in the UK celebrated its 50th anniversary this year with a big historic motorsport event, much of the racing content of which was supplied by Motor Racing Legends. Such was the success of the meeting that Motor Racing Legends, through their Historic Promotions associated company, will partner with Thruxton circuit to make it an annual event. Circuit Managing Director Bill
Coombs said that the Thruxton Motorsport Celebration will be more than a race meeting. It will include plenty of activities for children, supercar displays, skidpan demonstrations, and other attractions. “Whether you’re a petrolhead or not, there will be something for everyone to enjoy. We’re certain the event will become a huge regional summer highlight for years to come” he commented. Dates for the first Thruxton Motorsport Celebration are 1-2 June, and the Motor Racing Legends grids are expected to make up the bulk of the content.
The Misano World Circuit hosted the sixth and final round of the seventh Alfa Revival Cup season on October 20-21. GTAm Alfas dominate the overall podium but the season champion is decided on class points and Index of Performance. The title would be decided at Misano between Salvatore Rizzo driving a Giulia Sprint GTA and Luigi Mercatali in a GT Veloce 2000.
After free practice on Friday pole position went to series regular Roberto Arnaldi, with only two tenths of gap to Massimo Guerra/Antonio Crescenti in the GTAm of the Scuderia AB Motorsport, managed by Team Carrera.