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Audi Dominates Sebring Qualifying
Friday, 16 Mar, 2012 – 19:17 | Comments Off on Audi Dominates Sebring Qualifying
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 on Jim Pedley: Corvette And Sebring Joined At The Fenders
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 on Dyson’s ALMS Champion To Return
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 on Audi Again Strong At Sebring Practice
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 […]

Sebring Notes: Delta Wing Car To Use Nissan Engines
Tuesday, 13 Mar, 2012 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Sebring Notes: Delta Wing Car To Use Nissan Engines
Sebring Notes: Delta Wing Car To Use Nissan Engines

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The DeltaWing racing car that will debut at this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans will be powered by Nissan it was announced Tuesday in London.
A race-prepared 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine, featuring direct petrol injection and a turbocharger, will power the Nissan DeltaWing, which is half the weight and has half the aerodynamic drag of a […]

Waltrip Takes First Laps At Sebring
Thursday, 9 Feb, 2012 – 19:41 | Comments Off on Waltrip Takes First Laps At Sebring
Waltrip Takes First Laps At Sebring

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NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip’s foray into sports car racing continues this week when he tested at Sebring for next month’s annual 12-hour race.
Waltrip, who drove his first laps at Sebring on Thursday morning. The two-time Daytona 500 winner is eyeing his first start at the track following the second day of the annual Sebring Winter […]

Dyson Accepts Invite To Race At Le Mans
Tuesday, 7 Feb, 2012 – 8:22 | Comments Off on Dyson Accepts Invite To Race At Le Mans
Dyson Accepts Invite To Race At Le Mans

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Dyson Racing has accepted two automatic entry invitations for this year’s 80th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 16th and 17th.
The team will enter two new Lola B12/60 coupes in the race, powered by upgraded versions of the same AER-built Mazda engines that took the team to the American Le Mans […]

Sports Car Notes: Marino Franchitti In Delta Wing
Thursday, 2 Feb, 2012 – 16:54 | Comments Off on Sports Car Notes: Marino Franchitti In Delta Wing
Sports Car Notes: Marino Franchitti In Delta Wing

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Sports Car Racing Notes:
Scottish sportscar ace Marino Franchitti has been selected as the first driver for the unique DeltaWing program that will debut at this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Franchitti’s name was revealed today at the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) press conference that announced the entries for this year’s twice round-the-clock endurance classic.
Launched […]

Pedley: Rolex A Great Watch As Season Begins
Tuesday, 31 Jan, 2012 – 10:19 | 2 Comments
Pedley: Rolex A Great Watch As Season Begins

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The first big race of 2012 is history and, truly historical the Rolex 24-hour race was. Not to mention exciting and entertaining.
Some random thoughts about the 24, its cars, its drivers, its teams and its big moments.
– The race was devoid of mega NASCAR driving stars like Jimmie Johnson, Tony […]

Lally’s Late Pass Seals GT Win At 24
Sunday, 29 Jan, 2012 – 21:16 | One Comment
Lally’s Late Pass Seals GT Win At 24

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The results in the 45-car GT race in the Rolex 24 at Daytona mirrored the outcome among the Daytona Prototypes. A fender-banging pass in the late going sealed a victory fought over during the entire race among several front-running teams.
Driving for Magnus Racing, Andy Lally pushed […]