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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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Aug 05

Ricky Taylor scores Fourth TOTAL Pole Award of season at Road America

Two days after his 28th birthday

Ricky Taylor blistered the previous IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype class track record and beat his next closest competitor by more than a second en route to his fourth TOTAL Pole Award of the season in qualifying for Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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May 06

Ricky Taylor puts Cadillac on COTA Pole in dominating performance

The Taylor train kept rolling at Circuit of The Americas on Friday, and maybe even picked up some more speed

In qualifying for Saturday’s Advance Auto Parts Sportscar Showdown, Ricky Taylor beat the previous IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship lap record on the 3.4-mile COTA track by exactly three seconds, and beat the field by more than 1.5 seconds to take the pole position in the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R with a best lap of 1 minute, 54.809 seconds (106.6 mph). Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 19

No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R captures 36 Hours of Florida honors

This time, there was no controversy – just an old-fashioned butt-whipping by the winning Prototype team

The No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing/Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi V.R, with Ricky Taylor behind the wheel, won the 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona, with the No. 5 Action Express Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi V.R finishing second.

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Feb 25

Montoya samples Risi Ferrari in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Sebring test

Juan Pablo Montoya joined the Risi Competizione team for the second day at Sebring

One day after IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship star Ricky Taylor sampled a Team Penske IndyCar at Homestead-Miami Speedway, a Team Penske IndyCar driver took advantage of the opportunity to drive a WeatherTech Championship car 180 miles up the road at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

Rolex 24 At Daytona: Ricky Taylor delivers dramatic victory for Wayne Taylor Racing, as teammate Jeff Gordon becomes Fourth Driver to win both Rolex 24 and Daytona 500 (updated)

NASCAR icon joins Mario Andretti, A.J. Foyt and Jamie McMurray in Elite Group

Ricky Taylor won a back-and-forth duel, punctuated by late-race contact, with Filipe Albuquerque and delivered a dramatic – and historic – Rolex 24 At Daytona victory on Sunday to Wayne Taylor Racing.

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Jan 07

Roar Before The Rolex 24, Day 2 – Hinchcliffe Back For 5th Time

Ricky Taylor, Neel Jani Post Top Laps Saturday

2011-02-18_0647 James Hinchcliffe, a man known for four IndyCar Series victories and a runner-up effort in last year’s “Dancing with the Stars” competition, is back in the Rolex 24 At Daytona for the fifth time, trying to embellish his resume as part of Mazda Motorsports’ two-car effort.

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Dec 02

Jeff Gordon to drive new Cadillac DPI-V.R in return to Rolex 24 At Daytona

The race opens the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season on Jan. 28-29, 2017

Four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon will make his return to the Rolex 24 At Daytona for the first time in 10 years as Wayne Taylor Racing today confirmed Gordon alongside full-season co-drivers Jordan and Ricky Taylor and endurance driver Max Angelelli as the driver lineup in the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R for the 55th Rolex 24 At Daytona.

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Sep 19

Corvette Daytona Prototype carries Taylor Brothers to Lone Star Le Mans victory

First GT Le Mans Class Victory For Bamber, Makowiecki At Circuit of The Americas

Jordan Taylor held off a charging Dane Cameron to win Saturday’s Lone Star Le Mans at Circuit of The Americas. It was the third IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory of the season for the No. 10 Konica Minolta Corvette Daytona Prototype started by Ricky Taylor, enabling the brothers to close to within seven points in the Prototype class battle with only one race remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Ricky Taylor is first two-time TOTAL Pole Award Winner of 2015

French Takes Second Consecutive PC Pole
2015-07-11-1210Ricky Taylor set a fast time early in Saturday’s TUDOR United SportsCar Championship qualifying at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

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Jan 11

TUDOR Championship ‘Roars’ Into Night

Corvette DPs gain speed n Second Day Of Roar Before The Rolex 24 Testing At Daytona

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logoPorsche North America sets quickest time of weekend In GTLM. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 15

Le Mans 24 Hours: Audi claims its 13th victory after a nail-biting race! (updated)

The 82nd edition kept all its promises 

2014-06-15-1791For Audi and the trio Marcel Fässler-André Lotterer-Benoît Tréluyer, victory didn’t come into view until late Sunday morning, against Toyota and Porsche.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 Hours: Update after 12 hours

Plus Le Mans 2014 – Standings after 11 hours of racing

2014-06-12-2238The 82nd edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans has reached its midway point. The lead positions have stabilized, but there remain…12 race hours.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 Hours: Update after 8 hours

Plus Le Mans 2014 – Standings after seven hours of racing 

2014-06-14 SamediNight has now taken over the 24 Hours circuit! Everything remains “status quo”.

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 Hours: Update after 4 hours

Plus Le Mans 2014- Standings after three hours of racing

2014-06-12-1463After the safety zones upset the first few hours, the course resumed on a dry track.

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May 31

Taylor Brothers, Corvette DP take Prototype Victory at Detroit Belle Isle

Balzan holds off late-race charge to give Ferrari victory

Chevrolet Sports Car Classic logoRicky and Jordan Taylor sprinted to the Prototype (P) class and overall victory Saturday, in the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers, a result that wasn’t the least bit surprising. After all, the Taylor Brothers were in a hurry. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 22

Le Mans 24 Hours: Hour 8 Update

With a third of this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours complete

Labre Competition CorvetteLarbre Competition has made steady progress through the GTE Am class field to lie sixth and ninth with its pair of Corvette C6.Rs. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 22

Le Mans 24 Hours : The latest

Saturday’s race begins at 15.00 local time.

24 Heures du MansTo find out more about the event, visit www.24h-lemans.com. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 19

Le Mans 24 Hours: Practice and qualifying 1 report

Final preparations complete ahead of Le Mans assault

The final two qualifying sessions take place on Thursday ahead of Saturday’s race, which begins at 3pm local time. Read the rest of this entry »

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