After months of speculation and insisting the rumors were not true; Nakley have confirmed that they will be racing with Nissan engines from next season onwards.
Luiz Santos has started of the Season Eight championship in style, after winning the Japanese Grand Prix. The Lamborghini driver made most of an early move on pole sitter Gus Addison; and took control of the race from then on.
A number of teams have been the latest to reveal their driver lineups, with some noticeable changes. Along with driver changes, there are engine changes. Hyundai will enter the series with Sagittarius Cat Racing, while Ford will also supply two teams; in Adepto and Tremblay.
In an absolutely scintillating final race of the season, Gus Addison has taken his third world drivers championship in a somewhat crucial final lap. Daniel Bruner took his second win of the season, however fell short of the title by a single point.
It may be a long shot, but Mikko Heininen has improved his championship chances with a fantastic win at the Brazilian Grand Prix. Heininen has now won four races of this season; the most out of everyone.
After seven seasons, Kyle Aroni has taken his first ever win in the series. The Italian driver and Subaru had taken full advantage of the opportunity that had arisen during the United States Grand Prix. This ensured the teams first ever 1-2 finish, with Mika Salonen behind his teammate.
Grand Prix Championship will see thirteen teams on the Season Eight grid, in the addition of Tremblay Team and Sagittarius Cat Racing. This also comes after news that Holden is leaving the series at the end of the current season.
Mikko Heininen has reignited his championship challenge as he won the Canadian Grand Prix for the second season in a row. The Peugeot driver led from pole and maintained a healthy lead ahead of second placed Will Spargrove. As Heininen drove away, many drivers in the field struggled with the final chicane.
Mozilla Fast Orange have dominated a monsoon effected Italian Grand Prix; with Addison leading his teammate Spargrove seven seconds over the finish line. Despite only qualifying 2nd and 4th, both Fast Orange cars lead the race before the first corner.