Articles in Sports Cars
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
July was busy month for those IMSA officials who tinker with Balance of Performance adjustments for cars that run in their sports car series. The folks at Risi Competizione hope busy for IMSA officials translates to better results for Ferrari at Road America this weekend.
The Ferrari team has camped on […]
Corvette Racing C7.Rs went 1-2 in the GT Le Mans class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Saturday at Lime Rock.
Getting the victory was the No. 4 Corvette which was driven by Tommy Milner and, in the final stint, Oliver Gavin.
The victory was No. 100 for the Corvette Racing program.
It was the third victory of […]
Victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans gave team-owner Chip Ganassi a taste of the nationalism permeating the world’s premier sports car endurance race, and it had nothing to do with the bouillabaisse served in Ford hospitality.
Ford Chip Ganassi Racing reprised a wonderful chapter of American motor racing history by taking the new Ford […]
Corvette Daytona Prototype drivers Dane Cameron and Eric Curran combined to score their first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory of the season Sunday when they rolled to victory at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
The pair led 66 of the 125 laps in the two-hour and 40-minute race in the No. 31 Corvette DP, including the final […]
Tristan Nunez claimed his second pole of the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season, leading qualifying for Sunday’s race at Motorsport Park in Canada.
Nunez turned a lap of 1:10.126 (126.2 mph) on the 2.459-mile, 10-turn circuit in the No. 55 Mazda Prototype. Nunez captured the first pole for the car at Laguna Seca, and joined co-driver […]
Action Express Racing Corvette Daytona Prototype drivers Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa won the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on Sunday to collect their first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Series victory of the season.
The drivers of the No. 5 Corvette DP took over the lead in both the WeatherTech Championship and North American Endurance Cup […]
Sometimes the best part of exotic travel is the coming home part. You can bet that the folks at Corvette Racing are feeling that way this week as they prepare for the six-hour race at New York state’s historic Watkins Glen road course.
They are home after a politically and competitively frustrating trip to the French […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.