BONANOMI AND SALAQUARDA CLOSE TO THE PODIUM IN ZANDVOORT'S FINAL ROUND OF THE BLANCPAIN SPRINT SERIES 2015
11/10/2015 - The Blancpain Sprint Series 2015 goes into archives with a positive Main Race run by Marco Bonanomi (ITA) and Filip Salaquarda (CZ), as the pairing ended I.S.R. racing's debut season in GT racing with a great result behind the wheel of the number 75 Audi R8 LMS ultra.
After the eleventh place obtained yesterday in qualifying race, the lineup read the race in the best way: Bonanomi has been very quick to get the lead in the first stint after a short neutralization period, while Salaquarda and his usual consistency took the car to the flag through the second stint crossing...
A MIX OF NOVELTIES AND OBJECTIVES FOR I.S.R. RACING AHEAD OF ZANDVOORT'S FINAL ACT OF THE BLANCPAIN SPRINT SERIES 2015
08/10/2015 - The Blancpain Sprint Series is about to get on stage at Zandvoort for the final act of the season that marked I.S.R. racing's debut in GT racing.
The team is heading to Holland with a mix of novelties and objectives to reach. The number 75 Audi R8 LMS ultra will be driven as usual by Marco Bonanomi (ITA) and Filip Salaquarda (CZ): the Czech driver has always had a good feeling with the circuit of Zandvoort and aims to end the season on a high.
A new lineup will drive the number 74 challenge instead as Anders Fjordbach (DK) and the 23 years old Michael Markussen...
THOMAS AND ANDERS FJORBACH AWARD I.S.R. RACING WITH A SPLENDID ONE-TWO IN MISANO'S SILVER CUP
04/10/2015 - The penultimate round of the Blancpain Sprint Series 2015 has been held this weekend at the Misano World Circuit and I.S.R. Racing confirmed its growth securing a splendid one-two in Silver Cup.
The Czech team lined up two Audis R8 LMS ultra on the Italian track: the number 75 driven by Marco Bonanomi (ITA) and Filip Salaquarda (CZ) and the number 74 by the brothers Anders and Thomas Fjorbach (DK), back on track to compete in the Silver Cup.
In the first free practice session I.S.R. confirmed the growth shown in Portimao (POR). Bonanomi and Salaquarda posted the...
OPTIMISM AT I.S.R. AHEAD OF THE ROUND OF MISANO OF THE BLANCPAIN SPRINT SERIES
30/09/2015 - Preparation is underway at I.S.R. ahead of the round of Misano valid for the Blancpain Sprint Series, the only Italian round present in the calendar that will take place on the same track that housed official testing last March.
Marco Bonanomi (ITA) and Filip Salaquarda (CZ) will defend I.S.R. racing colors behind the wheel of the number 75 Audi R8 LMS, while Anders and Thomas Fjordbach (DNK) will compete on the number 74 car. After the growth shown in Portimao (PT), the team will get to the circuit named after Marco Simoncelli with the aim of displaying all its...
A COMEBACK RACE AT NÜRBURGRING ENDED I.S.R. RACING'S DEBUT SEASON IN BLANCPAIN ENDURANCE SERIES
20/09/2015 - The round of Nürburgring, final act of the Blancpain Endurance Series 2015, saw the R8 LMS ultra lined up by I.S.R. racing taking the limelight as one of the most competitive Audis on track.
Following the seventeenth time posted yesterday in qualifying, the lineup made by Marco Bonanomi (ITA), Filip Salaquarda (CZ) and Frederic Vervisch (BEL) gave its best on the circuit that has traditionally not favoured much the coupes of the four rings. In the first stint Bonanomi used all his experience to manage at best the car for the coming stages, ending his effort with a small...
HEADING TO NÜRBURGRING. ISR ON TRACK FOR THE FINAL ACT OF THE BLANCPAIN ENDURANCE SERIES
16/09/2015 - Final preparations are underway at I.S.R racing ahed of the final round of the Blancpain Endurance Series 2015, event scheduled for this coming weekend at the circuit of Nürburgring, Germany.
Marco Bonanomi (ITA), Filip Salaquarda (CZ) and Frederic Vervisch (BEL) will be defending the colors of the Czech team at the wheel of the number 75 Audi R8 LMS ultra in one of the most awaited rounds of the season, the three hours long race will take place on the GP Track. Tyres management will be crucial on this track, as they will be challenged by the long corners that...
PERFORMANCE GAINS THROUGH PORTIMAO'S WEEKEND IN THE BLANCPAIN SPRINT SERIES
26/07/2015 - The weekend at the circuit of Algarve in Portimao (PT), third last round of the Blancpain Sprint Series 2015, highlighted the growth of I.S.R. Racing in terms of performance, even though some episodes prevented the Czech squad to get a strong result in the races.
Marco Bonanomi (ITA) and Filip Salaquarda (CZ) found a good feeling with the number 75 Audi R8 LMS ultra since free practice and this allowed them to improve their times lap after lap and to concretize this crescendo by reaching Q3 with a great1'44.586, that was only four tenths shy of P3. The lineup managed to...
TOTAL 24 HOURS OF SPA WITH REGRET FOR I.S.R RACING
26/07/2015 - The much awaited round of the 24 Hours of Spa, fourth round of the Blancpain Endurance Series, ended today with an early retirement for I.S.R. racing that prevented the Czech squad to show its full potential.
Marco Bonanomi (ITA), Filip Salaquarda (CZ) and Frederic Vervisch (BEL) brought on the legendary circuit of Spa Francorchamps the number 75 Audi R8 LMS ultra. As always the weather of Ardennes alternated rain showers and clear skies, which affected lap times since qualifying. I.S.R. lineup ended with a quickest time of 2'19.857 posted in Qualifying 1, which earned...
TIME FOR THE TOTAL 24 HOURS OF SPA: I.S.R. RACING MOTIVATED FOR THE MOST IMPORTANT WEEKEND OF THE SEASON
21/07/2015 - Team I.S.R. racing will get on track this coming weekend for the Total 24 Hours of Spa, the most important race of the season valid for the fourth and penultimate act of the Blancpain Endurance Series.
Marco Bonanomi (ITA), Filip Salaquarda (CZ) and Frederic Vervisch (BEL) will defend the colors of the Czech team alternating behind the wheel of the number 75 Audi R8 LMS ultra on the challenging Belgian track, which is considered as the university of world motor racing. This round will be an emotional moment for I.S.R. racing, that made its debut in the most challenging...
I.S.R. RACING IN THE FIGHT FOR THE THIRD PLACE OF THE BLANCAPAIN GT SERIES TEAM AFTER THE ROUND OF MOSCOW
05/07/2015 - The race in Moscow, fourth round of the Blancpain Sprint Series 2015, ended with a result falling short of expectations for the Audi R8 LMS ultra of team I.S.R. racing, that is anyway still in the fight for the podium in the teams' championship.
The Czech team had its weekend spoiled by two episodes that compromised the result of its race, but is still in the fight for the third place of the Blancpain GT Series Team classification, that is still open when five rounds are still to go.
At the Moscow City Racing circuit, the lineup of the number 75 car made by...
HEADING TO MOSCOW FOR A NEW CHAPTER IN THE CHALLENGE FOR THE TEAMS CLASSIFICATION OF BLANCPAIN GT SERIES
02/07/2015 - Team I.S.R. racing is about to get on track this coming weekend at the Moscow City Racing, a circuit that the team already got acquainted with in the past, for the fourth round of the Blancpain Sprint Series 2015.
Marco Bonanomi (ITA) and Filip Salaquarda (CZ) will defend the colors of the Czech team behind the wheel of the number 75 Audi R8 LMS ultra. After the points obtained in Zolder, the lineup will try and confirm itself among the protagonists of the Russian round, that will close the first part of the season before the summer break. The round in Moscow will also...
BONANOMI, SALAQUARDA AND VERVISH: BEST AUDI LINEUP. POINTS SCORED ALSO AT PAUL RICARD
21/06/2015 - The race at Paul Ricard, third round of the Blancpain Endurance Series 2015 held partially overnight on Sunday evening, saw team I.S.R. racing getting once again in the top ten and scoring further points in their debut season.
After posting the second best time among Audis in qualifying (1:57.455), Marco Bonanomi, Filip Salaquarda and Frédéric Vervisch (Audi R8 LMS ultra n.75) completed the six hours long race in ninth absolute time, first among the drivers of the Four Rings. The lineup of the number 74 car, could not undertake sporting scrutineering instead and...
BONANOMI AND SALAQUARDA INTO THE POINTS, FJORDBACH BROTHERS ON THE PODIUM IN SILVER CUP
07/06/2015 - The weekend of Zolder, third round of the Blancpain Sprint Series, ended with handy results for the classification of both lineups of team I.S.R. racing.
Marco Bonanomi and Filip Salaquarda (Audi R8 LMS ultra n.75), following the tenth place in Qualifying Race, ended the Main Race in seventh position, gaining six further points for the classification. Thomas and Anders Fjordbach (Audi R8 LMS ultra n.74), fourteenth in Qualifying Race, closed their effort in the Main Race in P12, result that was worth the second place on the podium of Silver Cup, where they are in the...
TARGETING THE PODIUM IN ZOLDER
04/06/2015 - The Blancpain Sprint Series is about to get to the heart of its season with the third round scheduled from tomorrow on in Zolder.
Team I.S.R. racing headed to the Belgian circuit with both lineups motivated the get a prestigious result. Audi's works driver Marco Bonanami and Filip Salaquarda (Audi R8 LMS ultra n.75) aim to their first podium of the season, result that they just missed two weeks ago in the Silverstone's round of the Blancpain Endurance Series. The twins Anders and Thomas Fjordbach (Audi R8 LMS ultra n.74) will focus on strengthening their classification...
A QUESTIONABLE PENALTY DEPRIVES BONANOMI, SALAQUARDA AND VERVISCH OF A PODIUM FINISH AT SILVERSTONE
24/05/2015 - The Silverstone weekend, second round of the Blancpain Endurance Series 2015, was apparently designed to deliver to I.S.R. racing team its first podium in the series at the end of a beautiful and hard-fought race where Marco Bonanomi, Filip Salaquarda and Frédéric Vervisch have been among the protagonists behind the wheel of the Audi R8 LMS ultra number 75.
The race lived its warmer phases in the last half hour, with the Audi works driver to defend the second position from Laurens Vanthoor's attacks. The overtaking happened twenty minutes far from the checkered flag, but...
ONIDI AT THE START IN SILVERSTONE. SALAQUARDA, VERVISCH AND BONANOMI AIMING AT THE TOP TEN.
20/05/2015 - More than one month down the road after Monza's opener, the Blancpain Endurance Series will be back on track in Silverstone (GB) for the second round of the season.
Fabio Onidi has completely recovered from the injuries he sustained in the unlucky incident happened in qualifying and is more motivated than ever, together with his co-equipers Andrea Roda and Anders Fjordbach, to complete the three hours long race with a good result at the wheel of the number 74 Audi R8 ultra.
Filip Salaquarda, Frédéric Vervihreesch and Audi works driver Marco Bonanomi will aim to...
BRANDS HATCH'S WEEKEND SPOILED BY QUALIFYING
11/05/2015 - The weekend of Brands Hatch, second round of the Blancpain Sprint Series 2015, turned out to fall short of expectations for the two Audi R8 GT3 LMS ultra run by the Czech team I.S.R. racing.
After the seventh row of the grid obtained in qualifying, the lineup made by Filip Salaquarda and Marco Bonanomi ended the Qualifying Race in twelfth position on the number 75 car, and then got closer to the top ten with P11 in the Main Race.
Similar fate for Anders and Thomas Fjordbach on the number 74 R8: started from the ninth row of the grid of the Qualifying Race, they...
RENEWED AMBITIONS FOR I.S.R. RACING A FEW DAYS BEFORE THE BRANDS HATCH ROUND OF THE BLANCPAIN SPRINT SERIES
06/05/2015 - The Blancpain Sprint Series will be back on track this coming weekend in Brands Hatch (UK) for the second round of the season.
Team I.S.R. heads to Kent with the awareness of having what it takes to aim high both in the absolute classification, where Marco Bonanomi and Filip Salaquarda can end on the podium, and in the Silver Cup, where Fjordbach brothers did not have rivals in the opener held in Nogaro.
Weather conditions will add, as usual, a further unknown in this weekend. Rain falls are possible on Saturday for free practice and qualifying, while the...
SUNDAY FULL OF PATHOS IN MONZA'S OPENING ROUND OF THE BLANCPAIN ENDURANCE SERIES
13/04/2014 - The round of Monza, opener of the Blancpain Endurance Series 2015, had more than one twist for the men of the Czech team I.S.R. Racing.
The weekend turned out to be quite unlucky for the lineup of the n.74 car and particularly for Fabio Onidi, who had a severe impact on the protections at the exit of the Ascari chicane, after the positive times set by Anders Fjordbach and Andrea Roda. The driver from Milan has been taken to the medical center of the circuit first and then to the hospital for further checks. He was later diagnosed a fracture of two vertebras but...
ANDRES FJORDBACH, FABIO ONIDI AND ANDREA RODA COMPLETE I.S.R. DRIVERS' LINEUP FOR THE BLANCPAIN ENDURANCE SERIES TO START THIS WEEKEND IN MONZA
08/04/2015 - Following the positive debut in the Blancpain Sprint Series last weekend in Nogaro, I.S.R. Racing is now focused on the Blancpain Endurance Series, the championship that is about to live its opener this coming weekend in Monza.
The Czech team defined the lineup of the number 74 Audi R8 LMS ultra in the past few hours, reaching an agreement with the Italian drivers Fabio Onidi and Andrea Roda that will share the cockpit of the Audi R8 Le Mans Ultra with Andres Fjordbach (DNK), who was already part of the Prague's team. As already announced, Audi works driver Marco...
DOUBLE WIN IN THE SILVER CUP FOR FJORDBACH BROTHERS IN NOGARO'S OPENER OF THE BLANCPAIN SPRINT SERIES. BONANOMI AND SALAQUARDA INTO THE POINTS.
06/04/2015 - The opening round of the Blancpain Sprint Series 2015, race held on the French circuit of Nogaro, awarded the first success to team I.S.R. racing thanks to the double win secured by the brothers Thomas and Anders Fjordbach (DNK) in the Silver Cup.
A tricky tarmac that was humid in some spots on Saturday's qualifying prevented the two Audi R8 LMS ultra of the Czech team to show their full potential, as Bonanomi-Salaquarda and the Fjordbach pairing were careful not to make any mistake that would compromise the outcome of their weekend. The Qualifying Race on Sunday...
NOGARO'S OPENER TO TAKE I.S.R RACING AT THE DEBUT IN THE BLANCPAIN SPRINT SERIES
31/03/2015 - The wait is over. After a busy winter, team I.S.R. Racing is ready to make its debut in the Blancpain Sprint Series that will kick off next weekend in Nogaro, France.
As already announced, the team will field two Audi R8 LMS ultra. The Audi works driver Marco Bonanomi (ITA) and Filip Salaquarda (CZE), behind the wheel of the number 75 car, will be one of the lineups to be beaten and certainly they will not miss the opportunity to start the season with a good result eying the championship. The car number 74 will be driven by the brothers Thomas and Anders Fjordbach (DNK),...
TOP CLASS PERFORMANCE AND RELIABILITY FOR I.S.R. RACING IN THE TWO TESTING DAYS AT PAUL RICARD
13/03/2015 - Pre-season official testing of Blancpain Endurance Series that ended yesterday at Paul Ricard converted the work done by team I.S.R. racing over winter to prepare the debut season in the series into very promising indications.
The two Audi R8 LMS ultra lined up by the Czech team turned out to be very competitive in both days and set the pace among the coupes of the house of the four rings in several sessions. Marco Bonanomi (ITA), Frédéric Vervisch (BEL) and Filip Salaquarda (CZ) on car number 75 ended both two days in P6 (1'57.476 and 1'57.324 the best lap times)....
I.S.R. RACING WITH FRÉDÉRIC VERVISCH FOR A TOP CLASS LINEUP IN THE BLANCPAIN ENDURANCE SERIES
02/03/2015 - Slightly more than a month before Monza's opener, I.S.R. Racing lineup for the Blancpain Endurance Series is getting completely defined. The squad based in Prague reached an agreement with the Belgian ace Frédéric Vervisch, who will race alongside the already announced duo Marco Bonanomi and Filip Salaquarda, forming one of the most competitive lineups of the whole championship.
Vervisch, class 1986, moved to single seater racing in 2004. It was the start of a long series of wins and titles, such as French Formula 3 Vice Champion, German & Asian Formula 3 Champion and...
BONANOMI AND SALAQUARDA WITH I.S.R. IN THE BLANCPAIN GT SERIES
02/02/2015 - Further to the agreement with the Fjordbach brothers, I.S.R. Racing is delighted to announce two more drivers that will be competing with the Prague based team in the Blancpain GT Series 2015. The second Audi R8 LMS ultra lined up in the Blancpain Sprint Series will be driven by a top class pairing: Marco Bonanomi (ITA), works driver for the house of the four rings and Filip Salaquarda (CZ). The two drivers will also be competing in the Blancpain Endurance Series alogside with a third driver to be shortly announced.
Bonanomi, 29 years old, after competing in karting...
ANDERS AND THOMAS FJORDBACH IN BLANCPAIN GT SERIES WITH I.S.R. RACING
27/01/2015 - Preparations ahead of sporting season 2015 continue relentlessly at I.S.R. Racing, as the team is to compete in endurance racing.
The team reached an agreement with the brothers Anders and Thomas Fjordbach: they will compose the drivers pairing of one of the two Audi R8 LMS ultra that will be lined up in the Blancpain Sprint Series. Anders' programme will also involve the Blancpain Endurance Series, where he will compete alongside two drivers to be decided in the next few weeks.
Anders Fjordbach (DEN), class 1990, made his debut in motor racing in 2007 after...