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Chrysler Pulls Plug On IMSA Viper Program
Monday, 6 Oct, 2014 – 16:08 | Comments Off
Chrysler Pulls Plug On IMSA Viper Program

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Chrysler Group LLC announced Monday that it will discontinue its factory-backed SRT (Street and Racing Technology) Motorsports racing program in the International Motor Sports Association at the conclusion of the 2014 season.
The decision affects participation in the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship with the Dodge Viper SRT GTS-R GTLM-class team. The Dodge brand will redirect [...]

Audi Again Up To Challenges, Wins 2014 Le Mans
Sunday, 15 Jun, 2014 – 8:02 | Comments Off
Audi Again Up To Challenges, Wins 2014 Le Mans

This was supposed to be the year that Audi’s domination of the 24 of Le Mans was to end. This was supposed to be the year that really fast Toyotas and Porsche’s return to the LMP1 class were going to upstage Audi.
Nope.
Even a sweeping new set of technical regulations couldn’t deprive the German marque of [...]

Fehan Named Spirit Of Le Mans Award Winner
Saturday, 14 Jun, 2014 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Fehan Named Spirit Of Le Mans Award Winner

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Doug Fehan, Corvette Racing program manager, has been presented the Spirit of Le Mans award by organizers of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest – the sporting authority of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Fehan, who oversees the ‘Vette program on behalf of Chevrolet, received the honor on Friday, the day before the start of the [...]

Liddell, Camaro Capture Continental Win At Sebring
Saturday, 15 Mar, 2014 – 8:35 | Comments Off
Liddell, Camaro Capture Continental Win At Sebring

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Robin Liddell took the lead on a restart with 30 minutes remaining and went on to capture Friday’s inaugural Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race at Sebring International Raceway.
After the opening one hour and 33 minutes of the two-and-a-half-hour race was run under the green flag, a pair of on-track incidents caused much of the final [...]

Bourdais, Porsche Leave Sebring Test With Big Smiles
Friday, 21 Feb, 2014 – 20:33 | Comments Off
Bourdais, Porsche Leave Sebring Test With Big Smiles

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Sébastien Bourdais drove the Rolex 24 At Daytona-winning No. 5  Action Express Racing Corvette DP to the top of the time chart on Friday for the second consecutive day at the Sebring International Raceway winter test.
The two-day test, which servces as  preparation for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, included [...]

Penalty Hands Continental Win To Fall-Line
Saturday, 25 Jan, 2014 – 8:22 | Comments Off
Penalty Hands Continental Win To Fall-Line

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Fall-Line Motorsports co-drivers Shelby Blackstock and Ashley Freiberg claimed their first IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge victory in Friday’s BMW Performance 200 at Daytona International Speedway when the No. 96 Turner Motorsport BMW M3 originally scored as the winner was excluded from the race due to a technical infraction.
Freiberg became the first woman to win [...]

Road Racers Honor Haywood with Phil Hill Award
Friday, 24 Jan, 2014 – 18:50 | Comments Off
Road Racers Honor Haywood with Phil Hill Award

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Hurley Haywood, winner of more endurance classics than any driver in racing history, has been named recipient of the 2014 Phil Hill Award by the Road Racing Drivers Club.
The award has been presented annually since 1993 to the person RRDC membership feels has rendered outstanding service to road racing. The recipient may be a driver, [...]

Family Values Puts Wayne Taylor Back In Car
Wednesday, 22 Jan, 2014 – 20:44 | One Comment
Family Values Puts Wayne Taylor Back In Car

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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This coming weekend, Wayne Taylor will get to live out a dream that is over 20 years in the making and no, it’s not the dream of driving in a unified American sports car racing series. It’s the dream of sharing the wheel of a prototype car with his two [...]

Spirit Is Strong During Final Day Of The Roar
Sunday, 5 Jan, 2014 – 21:04 | Comments Off
Spirit Is Strong During Final Day Of The Roar

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Spirit of Daytona Racing left the November TUDOR United SportsCar Championship open test at Daytona International Speedway with a torn-up race car.
The team returned to Daytona for the Roar Before the Rolex 24 with a brand-new race car and took the honors of running the fastest lap on Sunday, the final day of the [...]

Cup’s McMurray Fastest On Day 2 Of The Roar
Saturday, 4 Jan, 2014 – 21:48 | Comments Off
Cup’s McMurray Fastest On Day 2 Of The Roar

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A NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver and a Formula One test driver led the respective Prototype classes in the second day of Roar Before the Rolex 24 testing.
Jamie McMurray, winner of the 2010 Daytona 500 Cup race, paced the prototype drivers with a lap of 1:38.980 (129.481 mph) in the No. 01 Telcel/Target Ford EcoBoost/Riley. [...]