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Rojas Red Hot At Mid-Ohio
Friday, 18 Jun, 2010 – 19:18 | Comments Off
Rojas Red Hot At Mid-Ohio

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Memo Rojas was fastest in Friday’s qualifying for the EMCO Gears Classic presented by KeyBank at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. He won the pole with a track record lap in the final minute of the 15-minute session to take the pole from Ricky Taylor.
While Taylor will start Round 7 of the 2010 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports [...]

Ingram: Final Le Mans Thoughts Are Good Ones
Monday, 14 Jun, 2010 – 7:22 | One Comment
Ingram: Final Le Mans Thoughts Are Good Ones

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Le Mans, France – After an impressive victory by Audi Sport, the countryside around the circuit of the 24 Hours of Le Mans has returned to the more gentle hum of tractors punctuated by the ever-present chirping of birds in place of the constant din of [...]

Audi Endures, Peugeots Flame Out At Le Mans
Sunday, 13 Jun, 2010 – 15:00 | 2 Comments
Audi Endures, Peugeots Flame Out At Le Mans

Le Mans, France – In the end, the Peugeot 908 HDi FAP proved to be fast but fragile compared to the Audi R15 TDI “plus” that added another victory for the German manufacturer from Ingolstadt at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
When the valiant, hectoring chase of Alexander Wurz ended with a puff of smoke [...]

GT2: Porsche Upsets At Le Mans
Sunday, 13 Jun, 2010 – 13:56 | 3 Comments
GT2: Porsche Upsets At Le Mans

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Le Mans, France – Speed, endurance and luck all played major roles in the always intense battle for the GT2 crown at this year’s edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Although the name of Porsche often plays a role, this year the 911 GT3 RSR of Team Felbermayr-Proton [...]

Midpoint At Le Mans: Peugeot Leads, Audi Lurks
Saturday, 12 Jun, 2010 – 18:48 | One Comment
Midpoint At Le Mans: Peugeot Leads, Audi Lurks

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Le Mans, France – Approaching the halfway mark, the 24 Hours of Le Mans shaped up as a classic match of speed versus endurance.
The faster Peugeot Sport entries suffered two technical failures in the first 10 hours – one permanent – while the slower Audi Sport cars continued to lurk [...]

Ford Content To Watch Le Mans
Saturday, 12 Jun, 2010 – 12:30 | 2 Comments
Ford Content To Watch Le Mans

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
The folks at Ford Racing are watching the 24-hour race at Le Mans this weekend with interest, but not with vested interest. And that’s not likely to change in the near future.
“We have a plate full, honestly,” Jamie Allison, head of Ford Racing, said during a telephone call this week [...]

Peugeot Poised For Two Straight at Le Mans?
Friday, 11 Jun, 2010 – 13:05 | Comments Off
Peugeot Poised For Two Straight at Le Mans?

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Le Mans, France – After Peugeot Sport swept the top four starting positions in qualifying for the 24 Hours of Le Mans with a speed that Audi Sport found difficult to match, could the annual struggle between the two endurance racing powerhouses be over before it starts?
Not so fast, said Allan [...]

Le Mans Notes: Corvettes Replace Ferrari On Pole
Friday, 11 Jun, 2010 – 9:27 | 3 Comments
Le Mans Notes: Corvettes Replace Ferrari On Pole

By Jonathan Ingram and John Sturbin | Senior Writers
RacinToday.com
Le Mans, France – Corvette Racing took the top two spots on the qualifying list in its debut in the GT2 class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Oliver Gavin improved his time in the Thursday night session to 3:59.435 in the No. 64 Corvette C6.R.
The [...]

Ferrari Off To Fast Start
Thursday, 10 Jun, 2010 – 7:13 | Comments Off
Ferrari Off To Fast Start

Risi Competizione’s quest for a third straight victory for Ferrari in the 24 Hours of Le Mans is off to a solid start. Gianmaria Bruni set provisional pole position time for GT2 Wednesday with a lap of 3:59.361 over the 8.4-mile Circuit de la Sarthe in France aboard the Ferrari F430 GT he will share [...]

Ingram: Oh Canada – And U.S., Too
Monday, 7 Jun, 2010 – 7:10 | 4 Comments
Ingram: Oh Canada – And U.S., Too

From the Monday Morning Crew Chief:
After the demise of US F1 earlier this year, it seemed safe to conclude America would not be participating in the world championship this year and that it would be a long while before an American presence would re-surface. Since then, it’s become evident that things move quickly in the [...]