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WRT Audi driv­ers Lau­rens Vanthoor and Fred­eric Vervisch took the win in the main race of the open­ing round of the Blanc­pain GT Se­ries Sprint Cup at Misano last week­end. The Audi R8 LMS crew led for the ma­jor­ity but the HTP Motorsport Mercedes of Max­i­m­il­ian Buhk and Do­minik Bau­mann closed to­wards the end. The qual­i­fy­ing race was won by the Bent­ley of Andy Soucek and Maxime Soulet, while Vanthoor/vervisch were third… Reign­ing NAS­CAR Sprint Cup cham­pion Kyle Busch won his sec­ond con­sec­u­tive race at Texas last week­end. Busch passed leader Martin Truex Jr in the clos­ing stages, as he didn’t make a late stop for tyres and fell to sixth. Dale Earn­hardt Jr and Joey Logano com­pleted the podium… Mick Schu­macher, son of For­mula 1 leg­end Michael, be­gan his Ital­ian F4 sea­son with two wins from the open­ing three races at Misano last week­end. The 17-year-old is con­test­ing both the Ger­man and Ital­ian F4 cat­e­gories be­fore fo­cus­ing on one later in the year. He stalled on the grid in the fi­nale but fought back to fourth… Bri­ton Char­lie Robert­son will con­test this year’s Asian Le Mans Se­ries. Reign­ing LMP3 cham­pion and Ginetta works driver Robert­son will share a PRT Rac­ing-run Ginetta-Nis­san LMP3 with Ate de Jong…

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