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Aug 21

Season titles come into focus at VIR for Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama competitors

VIRginia International Raceway

Fergus leads the pack at Road America in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by YokohamaWith only three races remaining in the 2017 IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, the season championship, which seemed to be moving toward consistent conclusion, simply blew up after the triple-header weekend at Road America in Wisconsin.

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Aug 15

WeatherTech Championship title races take shape as series enters home stretch

The closest battle can be found in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class

The race for class championship honors in the IMSA WeatherTech Championship is heating up as the 2017 season begins to wind down. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 14

IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda Event News and Notes

GP3R

2017-08-13_0442While the skies were sunny and clear, the track surface at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres told another story for the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda series Race 1 Saturday morning.

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Aug 14

Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama Event News and Notes

GP3R

2017-08-12_0300The Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama field took the green flag Saturday afternoon based on championship points after an abandoned qualifying session earlier in the day.

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Aug 13

Prototype Challenge Trois-Rivieres Sunday notebook

Rzadzinski held on to third place for his second LMP3 podium finish of the weekend

2017-08-13_0218While the skies were sunny and clear, the track surface at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres told another story for the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda series Race 1 Saturday morning.

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Aug 09

Acura teases new ARX-05 Prototype Race Car ahead of Monterey Automotive Week (+video)

Acura teased its newest race car, the Acura ARX-05 prototype, to be fielded by the legendary Team Penske in 2018

Introduced in a new video (https://youtu.be/cblkk4d9YMw) the ARX-05 marks the Acura brand’s anticipated return to prototype racing and will be fully revealed at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, part of the prestigious Monterey Automotive Week, August 18. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 08

Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama looks to tighten championship points at Trois-Rivieres

This week-end at GP3R

2016-08-14_0159The oldest street course in North America will host one of the most competitive series this weekend, when the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama rolls into Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, for a pair of 45-minute races at the 10-turn, 1.52-mile Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres.

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Aug 05

Weather-shortened Continental Tire Challenge Race hands win to KohR Motorsports

There was not enough time to complete full-course caution procedures and restart the race

With 40 minutes remaining in Saturday’s Road America 120, the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge field was brought on to pit lane and the red flag displayed due to lightning in the area.

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Aug 05

Mueller leads Ford GT sweep of front row at Road America

It was Mueller’s 20th career IMSA pole, second in a row at Road America and a new class track record

Dirk Mueller was in a league of his own in qualifying Saturday at Road America, leading a Ford GT sweep of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class front row for Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase.

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Aug 04

IMSA, VP Racing Fuels commit to long-term extension of partnership

The company will continue to fuel IMSA race cars for the foreseeable future

VP Racing Fuels, Inc. has been fueling race cars in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship since its inception in 2014 and has fueled several other International Motor Sports Association (IMSA)-sanctioned series for the past several years as well. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Triple-header weekend for the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama at Road America

Many of the teams needed that lengthy break

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logoFollowing a monthlong break since the last outing, a single race at Watkins Glen International, the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama roars back to action at one of the fastest, most challenging circuits on the schedule – Road America, the so-scenic four-mile, 14-turn natural road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 28

Continental Tire Challenge Grand Sport Championship up for grabs during Summer stretch

Atop the championship leaderboard sit two McLaren GT4s fielded by C360R

Heading into the final four races of the 2017 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge season, there’s one championship battle that has fans and drivers eager to see how the cards will fall. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

Mazda Team Joest set for 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship debut

Mazda Motorsports announced the creation of “Mazda Team Joest”

2017-07-07_8344One of the most successful teams in endurance sports car racing is returning to IMSA competition in a big way next season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

IMSA Prototype Challenge Racing returns to Lime Rock after Six year hiatus

This doesn’t mean that there’s anything dated about the tight, twisting 1.5-mile track

Kenton KochIf there’s a track on the 2017 IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda schedule that seems absolutely made for the series, it’s probably Lime Rock Park in Connecticut, billed as the country’s oldest continuously-operating road racing course. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama driver Snow follows in Family’s Car Tracks

No pressure, right?

McKay SnowHis mom is a former Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Champion, his older brother is the youngest class winner in GT3 Cup Challenge history, and now, McKay Snow is earning his time in the spotlight. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Acura, Team Penske announce IMSA WeatherTech Championship Prototype Program

Through The Years…Team Penske In Sports Car Racing

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) has expanded the involvement of an existing premium automobile partner and added another world-class organization to its already impressive WeatherTech SportsCar Championship roster. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 11

The Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada contenders return to The Queen City for Third event on series schedule

In support of the Indy Grand Prix

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The Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama returns to the streets of Toronto July 14-16 in one of the premier destinations on the five race, 10-Round series schedule in support of the Indy Grand Prix.

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Jul 09

Camaro GT4.R gets First Continental Tire Challenge win at CTMP

Well, that didn’t take very long.

2017-07-08_223In just its third IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race, the brand-new No. 57 Stevenson Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro GT4.R found its way to Victory Lane in an exciting two-hour battle at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Saturday afternoon.

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Jul 09

Ricky Taylor delivers TOTAL Pole Award for Cadillac at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

“After Watkins Glen we were a bit down with the result” – Taylor

2017-07-08_9696One weekend ago at Watkins Glen International, Ricky Taylor saw his undefeated season disappear when he was collected in a first-lap incident.

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Jul 09

New Porsche, Lexus claim First WeatherTech Championship Poles in Canada

Lexus got its first-ever WeatherTech Championship GT Daytona (GTD) class pole

2017-07-08_086Two manufacturers with storied histories in North American sports car competition added another chapter at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Saturday in qualifying for Sunday’s Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix.

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