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Ingram: Mid-Ohio Retains Charm After 25 Years
Tuesday, 9 Aug, 2011 – 7:02 | 2 Comments
Ingram: Mid-Ohio Retains Charm After 25 Years

From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
Steam Corners, Ohio – Top Ten from the ALMS/IZOD IndyCar weekend at Mid-Ohio:
1. It’s hard to believe that it’s been 25 racing seasons since I drove my new Honda Accord into the pasture adjacent to Les Griebling’s Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course (after dropping off my $10 bill to the family [...]

Roush To Race Young Drivers In Grand-Am Event
Monday, 8 Aug, 2011 – 8:53 | Comments Off
Roush To Race Young Drivers In Grand-Am Event

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Newton, Iowa – Jack Roush will field a car for Ricky Stenhouse Jr., David Ragan and Andy Lally at this weekend’s Grand-Am Sports Car Series race at Watkins Glen International.
The news was supposed to be kept under wraps but Stenhouse blurted it out during his post-race press conference at Iowa [...]

Muscular Graf, Tip-Toeing Henzler Win In ALMS
Saturday, 6 Aug, 2011 – 18:21 | Comments Off
Muscular Graf, Tip-Toeing Henzler Win In ALMS

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Steam Corners, Ohio – Rain played havoc in the final hour of the American Le Mans Series race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. When the race was stopped by a red flag with a little more than 15 minutes remaining, the Lola Aston Martin of Muscle Milk Racing, which [...]

Porsche Hybrid To Debut At Laguna Seca
Friday, 5 Aug, 2011 – 10:55 | Comments Off
Porsche Hybrid To Debut At Laguna Seca

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Porsche Motorsport announced that its Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid Version 2.0 will make its racing debut on Sept. 17 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
The racing of Porsche’s hybrid racer at the 24 Hours of Nuerburgring last month was impressive. The car posted the same lap times as its top rivals yet used less fuel. [...]

Pedley: Force Finds The Problem And It Is He
Tuesday, 26 Jul, 2011 – 7:30 | One Comment
Pedley: Force Finds The Problem And It Is He

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
The Second Day Lede – A closer look at last weekend’s racin:
As John Force’s 2011 dry spell stretched from spring into summer, he thought he had looked everywhere for its causes. It took Robert Hight, his teammate and company president, to point out one last place where Force had not [...]

Ingram: Countdown To USGP in Austin
Tuesday, 26 Jul, 2011 – 7:11 | 2 Comments
Ingram: Countdown To USGP in Austin

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
With less than a year to go for the return of the USGP at the Circuit of the Americas, a Top Ten view of Formula 1 after the German Grand Prix:
1. Can Fernando Alonso catch Sebastian Vettel to avenge his loss in last year’s world [...]

Muscle Milk Rebounds To Win Mosport
Sunday, 24 Jul, 2011 – 18:25 | Comments Off
Muscle Milk Rebounds To Win Mosport

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Wrtiter
RacinToday.com
Despite setbacks in practice and the race, Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf drove their AMR/Lola to victory at Mosport, coming home with a 28.4-second margin over the Dyson Racing Lola-Mazda. “We’ve been hit by everything this weekend,”said Graf of the two hour, 45-minute ALMS race. “What a roller coaster. [...]

Pruett Holds Off Angelelli in New Jersey
Sunday, 24 Jul, 2011 – 15:31 | Comments Off
Pruett Holds Off Angelelli in New Jersey

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Scott Pruett and his Chip Ganassi Racing team opted for track position over fresh tires late in Sunday’s GRAND-AM Sports Car Racing Series race in New Jersey and the move paid off with a victory.
On his older tires, Pruett , who was co-driving with Memo Rojas, was able to hold off the SunTrust Racing’s Max [...]

SunTrust’s Ricky Taylor Wins Fifth Straight Pole
Saturday, 23 Jul, 2011 – 16:53 | Comments Off
SunTrust’s Ricky Taylor Wins Fifth Straight Pole

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Ricky Taylor improved his consecutive Daytona Prototype pole position streak to five Saturday at New Jersey Motorsports Park, and will lead the field to the start of Sunday’s American Red Cross 250, the ninthround of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal CaskNo. 16 season.
Taylor, in the No. 10 SunTrust Chevrolet/Dallara, lapped the [...]

Racin’ News: Level 5 ALMS Team To Go With Honda
Thursday, 21 Jul, 2011 – 13:47 | Comments Off
Racin’ News: Level 5 ALMS Team To Go With Honda

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In Racin’ News today, Thursday, July 21:
(In this package – Level 5 has deal with HPD; ECR apologizes after penalty)
Level 5 Motorsports announced Thursday that it has entered in a new alliance with Honda Performance Development that will see the team compete with the manufacturers’ new LMP2 car, beginning with the Six Hours of [...]