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Jul 13

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing, Ford Performance present Le Mans 24 Hours Winners’ Trophy to Ford employees

The champagne has long since stopped flowing at the Le Mans 24 Hours, but there was still one thing left to do for Ford Chip Ganassi Racing

On Tuesday, they checked that box. Drivers Joey Hand (US), Dirk Müller (GER), Sébastien Bourdais (FRA) and team owner Chip Ganassi joined Ford Performance executives to present the winners’ trophy to Ford Motor Company employees on Tuesday at Ford’s Product Development Center, while third-place finishers Ryan Briscoe (AUS) and Richard Westbrook (GB) joined them for a formal presentation with Ford executives, question-and-answer sessions and autograph signing near Ford’s global world headquarters. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 11

Ford GT wins Third straight WeatherTech Championship race

Westbrook, Briscoe gain ground in GT Le Mans Championship in Canada

2016-07-08_55611 The No. 67 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT team of Richard Westbrook and Ryan Briscoe earned their third consecutive IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans class victory in Sunday’s Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

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Mar 05

Team Outlook 2016: Schmidt Peterson welcomes back a healthy ‘Mayor’

James Hinchcliffe, No. 5 Arrow Electronics Honda

James Hinchcliffe2015 highlights: The Schmidt Peterson Motorsports season changed dramatically when James Hinchcliffe suffered serious injuries in a practice crash at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 18.

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Jan 25

Sparco teams up with Ford Chip Ganassi Racing

The journey to the Le Mans 24 Hours has begun

FordGT_2016_WEC_Pla_Mucke_Priaulx_Franchitti The Italian brand is partner on the all-new Ford GT in FIA World Endurance Championship and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 06

WEC: Ford reveals its drivers (+video)

The rumours that were flying were finally put to rest

After having announced the identities of the drivers who will compete in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, new moniker of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, at the end of last year, Ford did the same for its drivers in the World Endurance Championship (WEC). Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 03

Ford GT program reunites championship winning pairing of Hand, Muller

 Hand will be joined by Dirk Muller in the No. 66 Ford GT, joining new teammates Richard Westbrook and Ryan Briscoe in the No. 67 entry.

Moments before the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale, Joey Hand drove the new Ford GT race car underneath a giant American flag during pre-race ceremonies at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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Nov 22

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing announces Ford GT driver line-up for 2016

Two Ford GTs that will compete in the full IMSA WeatherTech schedule next year.

Ford GT no 66 - photo © DPPI - Frédéric Le Floch Ford Chip Ganassi Racing officially announced today the four drivers who will compete in the all-new Ford GT for the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 16

Do the big names at Indianapolis dream of the 24 Hours of Le Mans?

Chapparal designer Jim Hall will be Grand Marshal of the 6 Hours of the Circuit of the Americas on 19 September.

A legend on both sides of the Atlantic, Hall is the ideal person to link Le Mans to the USA. The Indianapolis 500, founded in 1911 and the 24 Hours of Le Mans, which began twelve years later, are the two oldest motor races in the world.

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Jun 05

The Glen to showcase Patron Endurance Cup

At the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo

The Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup returns to running with the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on Sunday, June 28. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 26

Corvette Racing’s Ryan Briscoe looks to carry Daytona momentum to Sebring

Briscoe is looking to make it two in a row at Sebring

Ryan Briscoe had a competitive run in the No. 3 Corvette C7.R co-driven by Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia in both the Rolex 24 At Daytona and Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida in 2014, although various issues kept the team off the podium in both events.

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Jan 26

Garcia wins GTLM in Daytona 24

It was a frantic final eight-minute dash to the flag, but he held on by less than a second to secure a famous win.

Catch up with all the latest news from the Formula E familyIt was the perfect start to 2015 for China Racing driver Antonio Garcia, who claimed the GTLM class victory in the prestigious Daytona 24 Hours alongside works Corvette team-mates Jan Magnussen and Ryan Briscoe. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 16

Di Resta set for DTM return – report

“I’m not in a position to say what I’ll be doing next year”

2013-06-09_0067 Paul di Resta appears almost certain to return to the German touring car series DTM in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 21

Podium finish for Mike Conway

In his debut ALMS race 
 
Mike Conway - Mosport 2013Mike Conway secures a podium finish in his American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón debut at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Ontario, Canada.

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Jul 17

Mike Conway to drive for Level 5 Motorsport at the Grand Prix of Mosport

“Firstly I would like to wish Ryan Briscoe a speedy recovery and hope he gets better soon”

Mike ConwayMB Partners have secured Mike Conway a drive in the Grand Prix of Mosport in Ontario, Canada this weekend with Level 5 Motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 12

Franchitti fastest in damp Sebring session

Conditions looking better for afternoon’s one-hour test

American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón logo12 Hours of Sebring logoMarino Franchitti set the best time in a soggy one-hour test session for the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida on Tuesday. The Scottish star set a best lap of 2:15.391 (99.445 mph) in Level 5 Motorsports’ No. 055 Honda Performance Development ARX-03b prototype as only three cars posted times. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 28

F1’s Sato almost wins Indy 500

Former F1 driver Takuma Sato almost won Sunday’s running of the fabled Indy 500.

Indy 500 - 2012 logoTakuma Sato 2012-02-03Instead, the Japanese 35-year-old, the former Jordan, Honda and Super Aguri driver until 2008, crashed into the wall after an audacious last-lap attempt to pass Dario Franchitti, who went on to win under yellow flags. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 02

Austria comeback for the Formula 3 Euro Series

This weekend, however, the planet’s most competitive young-gun series is going to make its Styria comeback.

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesRed Bull Ring - A1-RingThe Formula 3 Euro Series made its last Spielberg appearance to date back in 2003, with Australia’s Ryan Briscoe winning both rounds of that event. 

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May 02

Power plays strategy to second Brazil win (+result)

 Takuma Sato came up 10 minutes short of potentially claiming his first IZOD IndyCar Series victory
 Tagliani in 19th place

Will Power victory Sao PauloWill Power 2011-04-10Will Power, not usually one to pay attention to time, said “obrigado.”Power, the pole sitter and re-start leader of the rain-postponed Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle, came into the pits for a splash of fuel on Lap 36 (the race resumed on Lap 15). Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

Power secures Penske’s 200th all-time pole (+grid)

Tagliani far behind in 20th position

Will Power Pole Sao PauloSao Paulo IndyCarRyan Hunter-Reay elicited a collective chuckle from the international media contingent when he congratulated Will Power for securing the PEAK Performance Pole Award for the Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 17

Conway comes all the way back in Long Beach Indy race (+result)

Alex Tagliani finishes 5th

Mike Conway Long Beach victoryIZOD - IndyCar seriesMike Conway had led one IZOD IndyCar Series race prior to the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach — the 2010 Indianapolis 500 — and we all know how that turned out.

Flagworld’s Bill Brennan photo album from Long Beach

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