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Ferrari rides momentum to TUDOR Championship GTLM Pole at VIR, Kaffer becomes Ninth different Pole winner in nine races
TRG-AMR Recovers From Road America Incident For Second Consecutive GTD TOTAL Pole Award
Riding a wave of momentum that began by winning the pole position at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the GT Le Mans (GTLM) race in the most recent TUDOR United SportsCar Championship round at Road America, Ferrari and Risi Competizione earned the pole position for Sunday’s Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway.
VIR presents the opportunity to show the true performance potential of Ostella and the car.
David Ostella is looking for clean, green racing and a podium finish at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) when he travels with Performance Tech Motorsports to compete in the Oak Tree Grand Prix on Aug. 22-24.
Oak Tree Grand Prix Spotlights GT Classes
Virginia International Raceway returns to its heritage of IMSA GT racing with this weekend’s Oak Tree Grand Prix. The two-hour, 45-minute race on Sunday at 4 p.m. ET (live, FOX Sports 1) will showcase the GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GT Daytona (GTD) classes of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.
Rounds seven and eight of the Atlantic Championship Series will be July 4th weekend at Mid-Ohio Sportscar Course
Daniel Burkett, K-Hill Motorsports driver and current points leader, won round six of the Atlantic Championship Series at VIRginia International Raceway on Sunday. Coming in second was Jimmy Simpson of Atlantic Creations and Keith Grant driving for Polestar filled the third step on the podium.
“Brandon got by me in the esses on the last lap but I had a great launch out of Oak Tree” – Bamford
In what came down to five cars going for the lead on the last-lap at VIR, Steve Bamford drafted past Brandon Newey heading to turn 14 and took his first F1600 Championship Series victory in round six of the 2014 season.
Tucker, Briscoe win P2, Team Title; Marcelli, Cumming take second straight PC Triumph
After battling Dyson Racing throughout the opening two hours, Muscle Milk Pickett Racing dominated the final 45 minutes to score its eighth consecutive American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón victory, with Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf winning Saturday’s Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway.
Minor started from first place, his second pole and second win of the weekend
Tim Minor briefly lost his race lead on a messy restart but took it back one lap later and pulled out a gap in the No. 88 Citation to take his second win in two days and sweep the F2000 season opener at VIR for Ski Motorsports.
It was the second win of the weekend for Starrantino
Adrian Starrantino emerged first by .056 seconds to sweep the weekend after a two-car fight emerged at the 17-turn VIRginia International Raceway in the second race and closing event of the season opener for the F1600 Formula F Championship Series.
Gavin, Milner, Popow and MacNeil claim class titles
Muscle Milk Pickett Racing returned to its winning ways Saturday in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, the same day where three class driver championship battles ended at VIRginia International Raceway. It marked a magical day for the ALMS in its debut at VIR.
Record-setting qualifying lap headlines track’s first official ALMS action
Klaus Graf and Muscle Milk Pickett Racing cemented their place in the history books Friday at VIRginia International Raceway. Graf set an all-time track record en route to pole position for Saturday’s VIR 240 – the first race at the circuit for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón.
Corvette Racing, CORE autosport 1-2 in their classes
Klaus Graf went fastest again Friday at VIRginia International Raceway – this time in an official session for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. He set a lap of 1:36.586 (121.881 mph) in Muscle Milk Pickett Racing’s Honda Performance Development ARX-03a prototype in the morning’s opening practice for the VIR 240.
Quickest on test day for ALMS’ first visit to circuit
With an eye toward regaining the form that won it five straight races earlier this year, Muscle Milk Pickett Racing set the fastest time in testing Thursday at VIRginia International Raceway for the weekend’s VIR 240. The No. 6 Honda Performance Development ARX-03a turned a best lap of 1:37.457 (120.792 mph) with Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr sharing seattime.
Honoring another Corvette Racing stalwart at VIR
The “Summer of 100 Starts” ends this weekend in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón with Oliver Gavin. The popular British star is a mainstay at Corvette Racing where he has spent the last decade. It’s been a fantastic marriage with three ALMS driver championships, 37 victories (fourth all-time) and 20 pole positions (tied for second all-time). We asked Gavin to take us down memory lane back to his first ALMS start, his joining Corvette and what his future may hold…
“Can’t wait for next week to learn who our second Team Canada Scholarship winner is” – Gerry Merz
With the announcement of who will fly the Team Canada Scholarship colors at the Formula Ford Festival a week away, there is one last chance for the drivers to impress the selection committee and sponsors.