Tag Archive: TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

Jan 20

IMSA: The 12 Hours of Sebring poster unveiled

An air force base during World War II, the Sebring circuit is known as merciless

The Sebring International Raceway has revealed the poster for the 64th edition of the 12 Hours of Sebring, second round of the 2016 season of the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, new name of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, which will take place March 19th. 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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Oct 08

Ganassi Racing shakes down new Ford GT at Daytona

CGR tested side-by-side with Multimatic Motorsports

Only hours after the champions’ watches were handed out at the TUDOR Night of Champions, bringing down the curtain on the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGR) brought its new Ford GT to Daytona International Speedway for the first time to continue testing for the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

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Sep 13

Team Sard Morand announces drivers lineups for Austin and Fuji

2015 FIA World Endurance Championship – Rounds 5 & 6

2015-08-29-Saturday-0014After a podium and a fourth position in the LMP2 class at Spa and the Nurburgring, TEAM SARD MORAND and the #43 Morgan EVO SARD hope for the best in the two forthcoming rounds of the 2015 World Endurance Championship at Austin (TX, USA) and Fuji (Japan). Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 10

IMSA plans multiple Justin Wilson tributes for COTA

“We will pay tribute to Justin Wilson and support the efforts of the Wilson Children’s Fund”

The Verizon IndyCar Series, Formula 1, and FIA World Endurance Championship have honored the late Justin Wilson during their respective events held after the Briton’s death on Aug. 24, and with next weekend’s Lone Star Le Mans event at Circuit of The Americas, IMSA will have its first opportunity to celebrate Wilson in competition.

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Sep 05

From Le Mans podium to Circuit Of The Americas: Eight TUDOR Championship drivers set for Lone Star Le Mans

TUDOR Championship field to include five 2015 winners from 24 Hours Of Le Mans

The Lone Star Le Mans at Austin’s Circuit of The Americas will live up to its billing, with the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship bringing eight podium finishers from the French endurance classic to the Texas race on Saturday, Sept. 19.

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Aug 24

Tandy, Pilet win Oak Tree Grand Prix from the Pole

Porsche Racing scores Third straight victory

Nick Tandy and Patrick Pilet led every lap en route to their third consecutive TUDOR United SportsCar Championship victory in the No. 911 Porsche North America Porsche 911 RSR in Sunday’s Oak Tree Grand Prix at VIRginia International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 08

Rain continues but speeds pick up in second practice

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship practice at Road America

Nick Tandy turned in the fastest overall lap of the day as light rain, damp track conditions and a red flag reduced speeds during Friday’s afternoon’s second TUDOR United SportsCar Championship practice at Road America.

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Jul 25

Cameron, Marsal Win Lime Rock On Perfect Strategy By No. 97 Turner Team

Guasch, Kimber-Smith Take Third PC Victory Lime Rock Park

An eventful 36 hours at Lime Rock Park ended in a somewhat unexpected way on the home track for Turner Motorsport and driver Michael Marsal, and for returning driver Dane Cameron: atop the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GT Daytona podium after a victory in Saturday’s Northeast Grand Prix.

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Jul 24

Simpson captures First TOTAL Pole Award for JDC/Miller Motorsports

Paul Miller Racing driver von Moltke takes TOTAL Pole Award 

Stephen Simpson gave JDC/Miller Motorsports its first TUDOR United SportsCar Championship TOTAL Pole Award, leading Friday’s Prototype Challenge (PC) qualifying session at Lime Rock Park. Paul Miller Racing’s Dion von Moltke captured the TOTAL Pole Award in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GT Daytona (GTD) class Friday at the team’s home circuit, Lime Rock Park.

 

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Jul 13

Taylor Corvette prevails in sprint to finish (updated)

Valiante, Westbrook Extend Prototype Points Lead
2015-07-12-3060Jordan Taylor held off Dane Cameron in an exciting sprint to the finish Sunday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, beating his rival to the checkered flag by 0.477 seconds to score the second victory of the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season for the No. 10 Konica Minolta Corvette DP in the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix presented by Hawk Performance.
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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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Jul 11

Negri paces final practice at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

 Dane Cameron was second

2015-07-10-1323Ozz Negri put the No. 60 AERO Ligier JS P2/Honda atop the time charts for the second consecutive session, leading Saturday morning’s final TUDOR United SportsCar Championship practice at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

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Jul 10

The new Ford GT coming out in the U.S. in 2016 (+video)

The announcement took place the day before the 83rd edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans at the Ford press conference

To celebrate the historic one-two-three at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans, Ford announced its official return to the Tudor United Sportscar Championship (TUSC), to the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and of course to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

2017 LM P2 regulations – The four chassis constructors selected

After eight months’ work and a two-month selection process

2017 LM P2 regulations - The four chassis constructors selectedThe four constructors are: Dallara (Italy-United States), Onroak Automotive (France), Oreca (France-United States) and the joint-venture Riley Tech/Multimatic (USA, Canada and the United Kingdom), subject to validation of the regulations by the World Motor Sport Council on 10th July.

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Jun 26

Once upon a time…the Watkins Glen circuit

This weekend will take place the 6 Hours of Watkins Glen, the sixth round of the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season.

2010-08-08_0089 Like Indianapolis or Daytona, the Watkins Glen circuit has been a pillar of American motorsports for 60 years, having hosted single-seaters, prototypes and NASCAR. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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May 04

Performance Tech continues podium streak by finishing Third at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

The team picked up its second consecutive third-place finish in the Prototype Challenge class

Performance Tech Motorsports collected its second podium finish of the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season with a third-place finish Sunday at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

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Mar 20

Makowiecki becomes 13th different GTLM Pole Winner in 13 Races

Porsche North America sweeps GTLM front row with pair of Porsche 911 RSRs

12 Hours of Sebring logoBleekemolen Drives Dodge Viper SRT GT3-R To TOTAL Pole Award In GTD Class. Considered by many to be the most competitive GT class in the world, the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship witnessed its 13th different pole winner in 13 TUDOR Championship races Friday during qualifying for the 63rd Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 17

IMSA News And Notes: Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida

Twelve Hours Of Sebring A Rite Of Spring Since 1952

12 Hours of Sebring logo

The tradition of America’s longest-running endurance sports car race continues Saturday, March 21 when the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship takes the green flag for the 63rd annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida (FOX Sports 1, 10:30 a.m. ET.) Read the rest of this entry »

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