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New Michigan Surface To Produce New Problems?
Wednesday, 4 Apr, 2012 – 17:34 | Comments Off
New Michigan Surface To Produce New Problems?

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Stepping into NASCAR’s repavement-controversy spotlight this week is Michigan International Speedway. The track, which just got a fresh coating of asphalt, enters the spotlight thanks to comments Matt Kenseth issued after testing Wednesday.
Kenseth got out of his car and said he had just gone more than 215 mph in the [...]

Spirit Of Daytona Wins At Barber
Saturday, 31 Mar, 2012 – 15:41 | 2 Comments
Spirit Of Daytona Wins At Barber

The Spirit of Daytona racing team and Corvette sprang to life Saturday at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama as they combined to win the Porsche 250 Rolex GRAND-AM Sports Car Series race.
The victory was the first in the DP class for the team and the marque.
Richard Westbrook, who won the pole for the race on [...]

Corvettes Crowd Front Of Field At Barber
Friday, 30 Mar, 2012 – 14:50 | Comments Off
Corvettes Crowd Front Of Field At Barber

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Saturday’s Porsche 250 Grand-Am Series race at Barber Motorsports Park will begin with an all-Corvette front row as the Chevrolets posted the top three laps in qualifying on Friday.
Richard Westbrook won the pole piloting the No. 90 Spirit of Daytona Corvette DP.
Westbrook bested fellow Corvette DP driver Jon Fogarty by seven hundredths of a second [...]

Flat Spot On: Frontier Justice On The Last Lap?
Sunday, 18 Mar, 2012 – 8:18 | 2 Comments
Flat Spot On: Frontier Justice On The Last Lap?

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
SEBRING, Fla. – So what really happened over there at Turn 3 in the shards of light glaring in the dust on the last lap of the GT contest in the Sebring 12-hour?
Check the replay if you like, now available at ESPN3.com, but it won’t solve this one. It may be [...]

Audi Back On Top At 60th Running of Sebring
Sunday, 18 Mar, 2012 – 6:44 | Comments Off
Audi Back On Top At 60th Running of Sebring

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An Audi R18, driven by Dindo Capello, Tom Kristensen and Allan McNish, captured the victory in the 60th Anniversary Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida on Saturday night.
The three drivers completed 301 laps to win by four laps in the opening round of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila [...]

Flat Spot On: Sebring 12-Hour Race Turns 60
Saturday, 17 Mar, 2012 – 16:13 | Comments Off
Flat Spot On: Sebring 12-Hour Race Turns 60

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
SEBRING, Fla. – Top Ten Tweets from Sebring’s 60th anniversary 12-Hour (compiled, extended, unabridged, annotated, not previously published version):
1. The race day crowd at the Sebring International Raceway was judged to be up this year – making it the biggest ever 12-hour throng after a decade of growth under the aegis [...]

Audi Dominates Sebring Qualifying
Friday, 16 Mar, 2012 – 19:17 | Comments Off
Audi Dominates Sebring Qualifying

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To the surprise of virtually nobody, Audi Sport Team Joest’s LMP1 cars went 1-2-3 in qualifying for the 60th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring on Friday.
The factory R18 TDIs have dominated practice at the historic 3.7-mile circuit.
On Friday, the R18 of Andre Lotterer won the pole with a lap of 1:45.820. That was nearly [...]

Jim Pedley: Corvette And Sebring Joined At The Fenders
Friday, 16 Mar, 2012 – 10:42 | Comments Off
Jim Pedley: Corvette And Sebring Joined At The Fenders

Doug Fehan took several seconds and one step backward on Thursday as he attempted to answer a question about two of his favorite subjects; the Sebring 12-hour race and Corvettes.
Finally, Fehan, General Motors’ program manager for Corvette Racing, hit on an answer which seemed to satisfy him after he was awkwardly asked: Um, er, duh, [...]

Dyson’s ALMS Champion To Return
Thursday, 15 Mar, 2012 – 7:48 | Comments Off
Dyson’s ALMS Champion To Return

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The defending American Le Mans Series championship-winning car of Dyson Racing will return to action for six races of the 2012 ALMS season. Michael Marsal and Eric Lux will be driving the No. 20 Lola B09/86-Mazda starting on the streets of Long Beach on April 14th and in the season’s remaining sprint races.
“We welcome Michael [...]

Audi Again Strong At Sebring Practice
Wednesday, 14 Mar, 2012 – 7:02 | Comments Off
Audi Again Strong At Sebring Practice

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Audi Sport Team Joest ended Tuesday at Sebring International Raceway the same way it closed Monday – with the top three times in testing for America’s greatest sports car race. The Audi R18 of Dindo Capello, Tom Kristensen and Allan McNish set the best time of the day at 1:48.138 (124.508 mph) as all of [...]