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Oct 12

Ricky Taylor, Graham Rahal & Simon Pagenaud complete Acura Team Penske IMSA lineup

Taylor will team up with Helio Castroneves in one of the team’s two full-time entries

Acura Team Penske completed its full-time sports car driver lineup, as the organization announced that recently-crowned IMSA Prototype Champion Ricky Taylor will race in the Acura ARX-05 Daytona Prototype International (DPi) program beginning in 2018.

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Oct 11

Scuderia Corsa, WeatherTech confirm 2018 IMSA partnership

Cooper MacNeil will be joined by Alessandro Balzan

Expanding a collaboration that began with the Ferrari Challenge series and continued through the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans, Scuderia Corsa and WeatherTech Racing announced today a full-season campaign for the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in the famed No. 63 Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 08

Tequila Patrón ESM scores another Crown Jewel with Motul Petit Le Mans victory by No. 22 Nissan DPi Team

Taylor Brothers Wrap Up WeatherTech Championship Prototype Title

Throughout most of Saturday’s 10-hour Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, the pair of Tequila Patrón ESM Nissan DPi cars were the class of the field. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 07

Motorsports In Action gets long-overdue victory at Road Atlanta

The race brought to a close the 2017 Continental Tire Challenge season

After a string of bad luck that seemed to last for months, Motorsports In Action (MIA) finally took home its first Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge victory in the FOX Factory 120 at Road Atlanta Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

All-out battle set for WeatherTech Championship season-ending Motul Petit Le Mans

The Taylor brothers had a storybook opening to their 2017 season in the Prototype class

A trio of teams have put themselves in position to win IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship titles in Saturday’s 20th Anniversary Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 03

Championship dreams for Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama competitors come down to the wire at Road Atlanta

Twenty years ago, Porsche Cars North America moved its U.S. headquarters from Reno, Nevada, to Atlanta, Georgia.

Fergus leads the pack at Road America in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama

When the drivers and teams participate in the season-ending doubleheader for the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Oct. 4 through 7 at Road Atlanta, they know they’ll be performing before a contingent of Porsche executives and employees. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 29

One day after the official entry list was unveiled for the 20th Anniversary Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, an additional entry came in and it’s a big one

Motul Petit Le Mans Field Expands to Include Team Penske Prototype for Montoya, Castroneves, Pagenaud

Team Penske is bringing an ORECA LM P2 machine for a trio of IndyCar superstars: Juan Pablo Montoya, Helio Castroneves and Simon Pagenaud. Between the three of them, they own five Indianapolis 500 victories and two IndyCar championships. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 25

VISIT FLORIDA Racing scores emotional win at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Edwards, Tomczyk Take “Spin and Win” Victory for BMW at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

The infamous ‘Corkscrew’ at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca has seen its share of iconic passes over the years, but the winning pass in Sunday’s IMSA Weather Tech SportsCar Championship race definitely made the list. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Carter, Phillips steal Continental Tire Challenge GS Victory at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

There’s a lot to celebrate this weekend for the No. 99 Automatic Racing camp at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Al Carter, making his fourth IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge start of the season in the Aston Martin Vantage, celebrated his birthday on Friday. Saturday, he picked up the Grand Sport (GS) class victory with co-driver Steven Phillips in the four-hour Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca 240, the Saturday headliner at the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Overdue ST win comes for Kleinubing, Block in C360R Audi

Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge

It’s been a rollercoaster of a season for Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teammates Pierre Kleinubing and Roy Block, but the duo finally pulled out the Street Tuner (ST) victory Saturday evening at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Brandon Davis crushes previous record for GS Pole, Pierre Kleinubing captures historical Pole for Audi in ST

Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge – Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca 240

Ahead of Saturday’s Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca 240, the final of two, four-hour races on the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge schedule this year, Brandon Davis will lead the Grand Sport (GS) class to green. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

IMSA Names Michelin Official Tire Beginning In 2019

The multi-year agreement calls for Michelin tires to be on every Prototype (P) and GT Daytona (GTD) race car

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) announced that Michelin will become the “Official Tire of IMSA” in its premier series – the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and its two major Challenge series – beginning in 2019. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Rolex 24 At Daytona Winner Masson clinches two IMSA Series Championships

Masson continues to be a team player as he looks toward what the 2018 season will bring

2016-08-14_0393It’s 4:30 a.m., a miserable 38 degrees outside and a steady, chilly rain is coming down in sheets. Kyle Masson is driving in his open-cockpit Prototype Challenge (PC) at Daytona International Speedway, competing in North America’s most prestigious sports car race – the Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

America’s Tire 250 set for 33-car WeatherTech Championship field at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix

Thirty-three IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race cars are slated to compete in the penultimate round of the 2017 season on Sunday, Sept. 24, for the America’s Tire 250, the headline event of the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

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Sep 12

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama makes series debut at Sonoma Raceway

Championship Titles on the Line at the Penultimate Race of the Season

Fergus leads the pack at Road America in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by YokohamaHaving a home-field advantage, including past experience on a track, can be a valuable advantage to a racer – something we saw in the last round of the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, where Sebastian Landy, driver of the No. 49 entry for Alex Job Racing and Forto Strong Coffee, scored his first win at VIRginia International Raceway, and followed it up the next day with his second victory, sweeping the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 08

D3+Transformers Racing set for 2018 WeatherTech Championship debut

If you’ve been a fan of Prototype racing in the WeatherTech Championship, there’s even more than meets the eye for 2018.

That’s because D3+Transformers Racing has announced plans to field a new LM P2 race car in the WeatherTech Championship Prototype class beginning next season. The team is targeting a three-year program. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

World-Class Sports Car weekend with IMSA, WEC coming to Sebring in 2019

The Sebring event will be the seventh race on the 2018-2019 WEC calendar

The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) announced today that Sebring International Raceway will host not one, but two, world-class endurance sports car events in 2019. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Risi Ferrari strong on WeatherTech Championship return

Competing in its first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race since May

If there was any rust on the No. 62 Risi Competizione Ferrari 488 GT3 or co-drivers Giancarlo Fisichella and Toni Vilander, it certainly wasn’t visible during the Michelin GT Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA returns to Circuit of the Americas

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA’s Kaimer leading with NGT Motorsport

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logoThe Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA enters its final stretch of races this weekend with the first of the final three events that will mark the end of the 2017 season. This weekend features a return to the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. The challenging 3.4-mile Formula 1 grade road course is a popular one among the field of Porsche racers with a 30-car field set to take part. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 28

Championships come down to the wire at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama

2017-08-13_0277Three Race Weekend Will Determine Two Platinum Cup Championships. Tim Sanderson is in the hunt for the Platinum Masters Championship – he leads Orey Fidani and Pieter Baljet in Race 1 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in May.

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