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Porsche Dismisses Dumas, Lieb
Friday, 25 Nov, 2016 – 10:38 | No Comment
Porsche Dismisses Dumas, Lieb

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A lot of wonderful perks go along with winning the overall championship at Le Mans and the World Endurance Championship title. Apparently keeping your job is not one of those perks.
Porsche announced this week that Romain Dumas and Marc Lieb would not be back as drivers of the team’s LMP1 919 Hybrid next season.
Pro forma, […]

Michael Shank Racing Wins IMSA Season-Ending Petit Le Mans
Sunday, 2 Oct, 2016 – 8:48 | Comments Off on Michael Shank Racing Wins IMSA Season-Ending Petit Le Mans
Michael Shank Racing Wins IMSA Season-Ending Petit Le Mans

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Olivier Pla held off Pipo Derani in a battle of Honda-powered Ligiers to win the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s season-ending Petit Le Mans race at Road Atlanta in Georgia.
Corvette Daytona Prototype drivers Dane Cameron and Eric Curran captured the 2016  series championship with a fourth-place finish.
“It was a dream weekend from the beginning,” said Pla, who won […]

Flat Spot On: So Long Daytona Prototypes, Hello DPi
Saturday, 1 Oct, 2016 – 17:07 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: So Long Daytona Prototypes, Hello DPi
Flat Spot On: So Long Daytona Prototypes, Hello DPi

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – The 2016 Petit Le Mans was the end of an era for the Daytona Prototypes, concluding a 14-year run as the lead pony in what is now called the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Next year, the new generation of DPi cars will feature 2017-spec LMP2 chassis, manufacturer-oriented […]

Porsche Wins Lone Star Le Mans
Sunday, 18 Sep, 2016 – 9:08 | Comments Off on Porsche Wins Lone Star Le Mans
Porsche Wins Lone Star Le Mans

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Reigning champions Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber and Brendon Hartley drove to victory in Saturday’s 6 Hours of COTA, the Lone Star Le Mans event at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.
The Porsche 919 Hybrid drivers’ win was their third straight in the FIA World Endurance Championship.
“I think it’s mega that we won our […]

Taylors Win Lone Star Le Mans At COTA
Saturday, 17 Sep, 2016 – 17:04 | Comments Off on Taylors Win Lone Star Le Mans At COTA
Taylors Win Lone Star Le Mans At COTA

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Jordan Taylor survived a late-race unforced spin and went on to win the Lone Star Le Mans IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Series race at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas on Saturday.
Taylor was leading at the time of the spin but kept the No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP running and on the track. […]

Herrera Wins Big Dirt Race At TMS
Monday, 12 Sep, 2016 – 16:38 | Comments Off on Herrera Wins Big Dirt Race At TMS
Herrera Wins Big Dirt Race At TMS

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FORT WORTH, Texas – Johnny Herrera went wire-to-wire to capture the American Sprint Car Series Red River Region Sprint Car Championship race Saturday night during the U.S. National Dirt Track Championship at the Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track.
 Herrera, of Albuquerque, N.M., started on-pole and led all 25 laps en route to his fifth series victory of the […]

Corvette Tops Ford At VIR
Monday, 29 Aug, 2016 – 7:15 | Comments Off on Corvette Tops Ford At VIR
Corvette Tops Ford At VIR

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Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia drove the No. 3 Corvette Racing Corvette C7.R to the overall victory in the Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway on Sunday.
The victory was the third of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season for the team.
Finishing second in GT Le Mans Sunday was Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 66 Ford GT […]

‘Vettes Own Qualifying at VIR
Saturday, 27 Aug, 2016 – 13:07 | Comments Off on ‘Vettes Own Qualifying at VIR
‘Vettes Own Qualifying at VIR

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Corvette Racing ruled GT Le Mans qualifying for Sunday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Series race at Virginia Raceway Park on Saturday.
Earning the pole was the No. 3 Corvette C7.R co-driven by Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen. The pole-winning lap was at 1:41.557.
“I’m so happy,” Magnussen, who was at the wheel for the pole-winning lap, said. “It’s […]

IMSA Corvettes Have Big Day At Road America
Monday, 8 Aug, 2016 – 8:18 | Comments Off on IMSA Corvettes Have Big Day At Road America
IMSA Corvettes Have Big Day At Road America

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Action Express Racing scored its third consecutive 1-2 finish in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competition Sunday at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
Dane Cameron and Eric Curran defended their 2015 Road America victory while scoring their second consecutive win of the season in the No. 31 Corvette Daytona Prototype. Teammates Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi took second […]

IMSA Unveils Platform Plans For 2017 and Beyond
Friday, 5 Aug, 2016 – 12:25 | Comments Off on IMSA Unveils Platform Plans For 2017 and Beyond
IMSA Unveils Platform Plans For 2017 and Beyond

IMSA officials revealed platform details for the 2017 season and beyond for the three series it sanctions on Friday at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
Highlights include the introduction of of new Daytona Prototype International and Le Mans Prototype 2 race cars in the Prototype class next season, and the elimination of the Prototype Challenge […]