Tag Archive: Christian Fittipaldi

Jul 10

Mustang Sampling Racing finishes Sixth in Canada

Mobil 1 Sports Car Grand Prix 

2017-07-09_9906The No. 5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi-V.R of Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa finished sixth in the Mobil 1 Sports Car Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Sunday after the team suffered a late setback while running in podium position.

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Jan 30

Rolex 24 At Daytona: Cadillac scores epic win with Taylors, Gordon, Angelelli

Daytona International Speedway

A long 24 hours, made even longer by 12 hours of cold temperatures, steady rain and 21 caution flags – though not even close to a record, actually – combined to make the night hours of the most prestigious sports car race in North America miserable for drivers and crew. But the 55th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona was one of the most exciting, and certainly most important endurance races in recent memory. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

Rolex 24 At Daytona: Cadillac DPi teammates lead opening segment of Patrón Endurance Cup, Porsche paces GTLM

Jordan Taylor was third at six hours in the No. 10 Konica Minolta entry

The No. 5 Mustang Sampling Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R team showed once again why it is a three-time Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup championship-winning team in the 55th Rolex 24 At Daytona as it took the lead just prior to the six-hour mark, earning the maximum five points for leading the first segment of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Guest stars join IMSA WeatherTech Championship regulars for 2016 season-ending Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta

Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort

Preparing for a 10-hour season-ending race at challenging Road Atlanta, many of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams have added third drivers to their lineups for the Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort on Saturday, Oct. 1. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

Corvette Daytona Prototype defends Road America victory with Action Express in Continental Tire Road Race Showcase

Cameron and Curran are coming off of a victory at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
2016-07-09-1347 Dane Cameron and Eric Curran have a double dose of momentum on their side for their return to Road America to defend their Prototype class victory in Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase (live, FS1, 4 p.m. ET). Read the rest of this entry »
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Jun 04

Corvette DPs sweep front two rows for Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by The Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers

“To be on the pole here in ‘Chevy Town’ is very special” – Fittipaldi

Christian Fittipaldi led the “Bowtie Brigade” to a sweep of the front two rows in Friday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship qualifying.

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Apr 16

Corvette DP captures first TOTAL Pole Award of 2016

Goikhberg awarded Pole in shortened PC session

Fast from the drop of the green flag, Christian Fittipaldi kept improving to give the Corvette DP its first TOTAL Pole Award of the season in Friday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship qualifying for the BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 22

Former Indy car racers Fittipaldi, Meira claim Granja Viana win

Verizon IndyCar Series drivers ranked among Autosport’s Top 50 of 2015

Granja Viana kart raceFormer Indy car racers Christian Fittipaldi and Vitor Meira and their Team Fittipaldi teammates claimed victory in the 19th 500 Milhas de Kart Granja Viana at the Limeira circuit in Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

Corvette DP Drivers Valiante, Westbrook take momentum, points lead to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Starworks Motorsport seeks Third straight victory in Prototype Challenge
Canadian racer Michael Valiante picked an opportune time to take over the points lead in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Prototype class.
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Mar 22

Action Express gives Chevrolet First victory in 50 Years in lapping field in 63rd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours Of Sebring

PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports Scored Dominant Prototype Challenge Triumph

12 Hours of Sebring logoCelebrating the 50th anniversary of Chevrolet’s lone triumph in the 63rd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, Christian Fittipaldi, Joao Barbosa and Sebastien Bourdais teamed in the No. 5 Action Express Racing Mustang Sampling Corvette DP to make new history for the Bow Tie Brigade. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 01

Pietro Fittipaldi: A famous name to race for Fortec Motorsport

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

Pietro Fittipaldi, grandson of two-time Formula 1 World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi, is going to contest the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 25

Action Express Racing wins Third segment, prototype lead tied at 18-Hour mark of Patrón Endurance Cup at Rolex 24

PC-Leading CORE autosport captures Third consecutive segment

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo Joao Barbosa leapfrogged three competitors shortly before the end of the 18th hour of the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona due to quick work by the Action Express pit crew. That enabled the No. 5 Mustang Sampling Corvette DP co-driven by Christian Fittipaldi and Sebastien Bourdais to win the five points for leading the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup at the 18-hour mark. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 22

Indycar stars add luster to Daytona 24-hour race

A Verizon IndyCar Series competitor has co-driven the winning overall entry in the Rolex 24 At Daytona the past four years.

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo Indycar will have significant star power this week at the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona as 14 of the 33 starters from the 98th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race will compete in the first endurance race of the IMSA-sanctioned schedule at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Talk about a view from the top

Saturday at Daytona International Speedway was all about summits

Action Express Racing drivers at Rolex 24 Defending Champions Barbosa, Fittipaldi, Bourdais experience DAYTONA rising first-hand. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 09

Rolex 24 at Daytona

Captivating, dramatic, demanding

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo The 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona takes place over the weekend of 24-25 January 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 16

Action Express rolls out new Corvette C7 bodywork

Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi took turns in the car on Monday

New Corvette C7 bodywork is not the only change on the No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP, which tested in its new trim for the first time on Monday at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 16

Fittipaldi, Barbosa take Prototype points lead to Austin with two races remaining in TUDOR Championship season

Four Prototype teams ready to pounce – Braun, Bennett in position to clinch Prototype Challenge crown

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Corvette DP co-drivers Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa take the Prototype class points lead into the penultimate round of the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship this Saturday at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas for the Lone Star Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 10

Corvette DP of Barbosa, Fittipaldi prevail in wild Road America race (updated)

Extend TUDOR Championship points lead with third victory

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi prevailed in Sunday’s. Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America. The drivers of the No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP recovered from an early spin and brake problems, dodged six cautions and made a timely pit stop to score their third TUDOR United SportsCar Championship victory of the season – padding their lead in the Prototype point standings in the process. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 26

No. 5 Corvette DP wins at Indianapolis Motor Speedway; Fittipaldi earns victory 19 years After Indianapolis 500 debut

Hawksworth makes late-race pass to win in PC Class

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo The No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP team used outright speed to take the lead in Friday’s Brickyard Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and then used pit strategy to put an exclamation point on a day that ended with drivers Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa kissing the circuit’s famed “yard of bricks.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 03

Fittipaldi tops charts in opening ‘Roar’ Testing at Daytona

Tandy Posts Fastest GTLM Time In Porsche North America Porsche 911 RSR

Roar Before the 24 Christian Fittipaldi braved cooler than normal temperatures Friday at Daytona International Speedway, running the fastest lap in the opening day of the Roar Before the Rolex 24, a three-day test in preparation for the opening race of the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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