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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 [...]

Gurney/Fogarty win Laguna Seca
Saturday, 9 Jul, 2011 – 22:19 | Comments Off
Gurney/Fogarty win Laguna Seca

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Alex Gurney took advantage of a rare miscue by Scott Pruett, beating him out of the pits on their final stops on Lap 80 after Pruett slightly overshot his pit.
Gurney then held off the Daytona Prototype championship leader for the final 28 laps, winning Saturday’s Grand-Am race at Laguna Seca by 0.431 seconds.
Gurney and Jon [...]

SunTrust Wins Fourth Straight Pole
Friday, 8 Jul, 2011 – 20:47 | Comments Off
SunTrust Wins Fourth Straight Pole

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The No. 10 SunTrust Chevrolet Dallara of Wayne Taylor Racing will start Saturday’s GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series Continental Tire Sports Car Festival from the pole for the fourth race in a row after qualifying Friday afternoon at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif.
Ricky Taylor, the 21-year-old co-driver to veteran Italian Max Angelelli, earned [...]