Contingency monies will will be paid to first- through third-place finishers
Former race winners to pair with team regulars for three-car assault at fabled Connecticut circuit
Compass360 Racing has added some more top drivers to their Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Car Championship effort, with John Kuitwaard and Bob Beede having been signed to drive the team’s Hondas for the race at Lime Rock Park this Memorial Day weekend.
A couple of tidbits heading to Mid-Ohio
There isn’t much time to rest with the next round of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón set for less than two weeks time. The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge – at famed Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course – is the sixth race of the 2010 season and set for 3 p.m. ET on Saturday, August 7.
On the Victoria Day SpeedFest Weekend
In a little over two weeks, Mosport International Raceway will kick off its 50th anniversary season with the sights and sounds of thundering GT and Touring car racers on the Victoria Day SpeedFest Weekend, May 21-23. World Challenge, SCCA Trans-Am, Castrol Canadian Touring Car and Sundown Grand Prix will highlight Mosport’s Victoria Day SpeedFest Weekend.
With the 12th annual Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA6 now well and truly upon us
It’s time for the annual ritual of ‘What if?’ What if Audi and Peugeot competed in the full American Le Mans Series? What if they were joined on a regular basis by ORECA, Autocon, Eco and Drayson Racing? Then Acura and Intersport would have not only have some serious competition in LMP1, but the sheer spectacle of a dozen or more of the world’s fastest, most exotic sports prototypes would be almost too much to handle.
” Le Mans prep and depth of competition are the benefits” – de Chaunac
If anyone doubts the stature of Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA6, ORECA team boss Hugues de Chaunac is quick to point out what it means to his team and why he is entering the Road Atlanta classic. Simply put, he told SPEEDtv.com’s John Dagys, it’s one of the world’s premiere endurance events and worthy of the global praise and adulation it annually receives.
The question all of sports car racing wants to know is three weeks from having an answer
Just how will Acura’s two LMP1 entries fare in a rematch with Audi and Peugeot at Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA6? The first and only time the three marques competed in the same class came at Sebring in March, an epic duel between Audi and Peugeot – the sport’s two diesel powers.
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