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Le Mans To Be Leena Gade’s Swansong At Audi
Thursday, 16 Jun, 2016 – 8:06 | No Comment
Le Mans To Be Leena Gade’s Swansong At Audi

Over the past several years, Leena Gade has made history as race engineer for powerhouse Audi Sport Team Joest in the World Endurance Championship, where she won the series championship and most of its biggest races – including the centerpiece 24 Hours of Le Mans.
This weekend, Gade will make her final appearance for the Audi team […]

Shank Racing, Ford GT Get Big Wins At Laguna Seca
Sunday, 1 May, 2016 – 19:48 | Comments Off on Shank Racing, Ford GT Get Big Wins At Laguna Seca
Shank Racing, Ford GT Get Big Wins At Laguna Seca

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Ozz Negri and John Pew drove the Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian Honda Ligier JS P2 car to its first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory Sunday at the Tire Monterey Grand Prix Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway in California.
Negri led all but five of the final 31 laps on the 11-turn, 2.238-mile circuit to give the […]

Taylors Sew Up Second Straight Win In Long Beach
Sunday, 17 Apr, 2016 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Taylors Sew Up Second Straight Win In Long Beach
Taylors Sew Up Second Straight Win In Long Beach

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Ricky Taylor ducked under polesitter Christian Fittipaldi in Turn 1 on the opening lap and then he and teammate/brother Jordan Taylor went on to win the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Grand Prix at Long Beach on Saturday.
The Taylor brothers, driving the Wayne Taylor Racing Daytona Prototype Corvette, led all but three laps in the 75-lap race.
“I […]

Fittipaldi Wins Long Beach Pole
Saturday, 16 Apr, 2016 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Fittipaldi Wins Long Beach Pole
Fittipaldi Wins Long Beach Pole

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Christian Fittipaldi of Action Express won the pole for Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Grand Prix at Long Beach on Friday.
Fittipaldi posted a time of 1:14.962 (94.512 mph) in his Corvette DP, which he co-drives with Joao Barbosa. Fittipaldi.
His time was just better than that of defending Long Beach winner Ricky Taylor of Wayne Taylor Racing.
“There’s […]

Q And A: Patrick Dempsey Has A New Role
Friday, 15 Apr, 2016 – 8:17 | Comments Off on Q And A: Patrick Dempsey Has A New Role
Q And A: Patrick Dempsey Has A New Role

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The 2016 World Endurance Championship season will get under way this weekend at the Silverstone circuit in England and it will start with Patrick Dempsey in a new role.
Dempsey, whose day job is that of a Hollywood actor, has taken himself out of the cockpit of his Porsche 911 RSR and will instead concentrate on […]

Big Saturday’s Start On Friday On The Long Beach Street Circuit
Thursday, 14 Apr, 2016 – 17:13 | Comments Off on Big Saturday’s Start On Friday On The Long Beach Street Circuit
Big Saturday’s Start On Friday On The Long Beach Street Circuit

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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While the start of this weekend’s WeatherTech United SportsCar Championship series race at the Long Beach street course is set for Saturday, big steps toward winning the event could be taken on Friday when qualifying for the 100-minute race is held.
Fact is, in-race passes are hard to come by on the […]

Porsche Set To Begin WEC Defense
Tuesday, 12 Apr, 2016 – 20:35 | Comments Off on Porsche Set To Begin WEC Defense
Porsche Set To Begin WEC Defense

When the World Endurance Championship begins its 2016 racing season this coming weekend at the Silverstone road course in England, it will do so without the No. 17 and No. 18 Porsche 919 Hybrid cars in the field.
That’s because in the wake of winning the prestigious WEC in 2015, Porsche has earned the right to […]

ESM Streaks To Sebring Win
Sunday, 20 Mar, 2016 – 9:06 | Comments Off on ESM Streaks To Sebring Win
ESM Streaks To Sebring Win

The No. 2 Tequila Patrón ESM Honda Ligier JS P2 won its second-straight IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race Saturday when it captured the 64th Twelve Hours of Sebring event in Florida.
As he did in the season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway, Pipo Derani captured the checkered flag for ESM with late-race heroics.
With five minutes […]

Flat Spot On: BoP Until You Drop
Saturday, 19 Mar, 2016 – 7:55 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: BoP Until You Drop
Flat Spot On: BoP Until You Drop

SEBRING, Fla. – Item: Five Huracan teams were given post-race time penalties after the Rolex 24 at Daytona, plus Lamborghini was stripped of its GTD manufacturer points and fined $25,000. It is the first time IMSA used the so-called sandbagging rule designed to penalize teams that do not cooperate in the Balance of Performance (BoP).
“Competitors […]

Honda Ligiers On Front Row At Sebring
Friday, 18 Mar, 2016 – 18:15 | Comments Off on Honda Ligiers On Front Row At Sebring
Honda Ligiers On Front Row At Sebring

Honda-powered Ligiers JS P2 cars dominated prototype qualifying for Saturday’s Twelve Hours of Sebring race on Friday.
Earning the pole was the No. 60 Ligier of Michael Shank Racing, which posted a lap at 121.061 mph. The car is being driven by the threesome of Ozwaldo Negri, John Pew and Olivier Pla, who drove in qualifying.
Second […]