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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
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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 [...]

Pruett, Rojas Win At The Glen
Saturday, 5 Jun, 2010 – 22:39 | Comments Off
Pruett, Rojas Win At The Glen

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Five days after a three-race Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series winning streak ended in a first-lap crash, Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas started a new streak Saturday in the No. 01 TELMEX BMW Riley by scoring their third consecutive victory in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen.
Pruett led the final 30 of 191 laps [...]

Pruett Roars To Pole At The Glen
Friday, 4 Jun, 2010 – 17:09 | Comments Off
Pruett Roars To Pole At The Glen

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Scott Pruett shattered the Watkins Glen International track record Friday to capture the pole position for Saturday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series
Pruett ran a lap of 1:40.562 (121.716 mph) in the No. 01 TELMEX BMW/Riley, and will join Jon Fogarty on the front row when the green flag waves [...]

SunTrust Halts Ganassi Bid
Monday, 31 May, 2010 – 17:35 | One Comment
SunTrust Halts Ganassi Bid

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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After a strong opening stint by Ricky Taylor, SunTrust Racing completed a dominant victory at Connecticut’s Lime Rock Park with Max Angelelli behind the wheel of the team’s Dallara-Ford. The fifth round of the Grand-Am Rolex Series was marred by an opening lap incident at the exit of Big Bend, where [...]

Ingram: ‘Silicon Hills’ Right For F1?
Friday, 28 May, 2010 – 6:59 | One Comment
Ingram: ‘Silicon Hills’ Right For F1?

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Is the city of Austin the right location for Formula One’s return to the U.S.?
Including other major Texas cities, Austin is certainly a market big enough to host F1 and brings with it the allure of the American West, old-fashioned cowboy values and a new-fangled high tech image as well. [...]

Gossage Welcomes F1 To Austin; Not IRL To Houston
Thursday, 27 May, 2010 – 6:33 | 3 Comments
Gossage Welcomes F1 To Austin; Not IRL To Houston

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Texas Motor Speedway president Eddie Gossage says he would not consider the announced addition of Austin to the 2012 Formula One schedule as “an invasion” of Speedway Motorsports Inc.’s Lone Star State turf.
“I hope they have success because that’s what makes more race fans,” said Gossage, [...]

Ecclestone Says F1 To Austin in 2012
Wednesday, 26 May, 2010 – 13:45 | 4 Comments
Ecclestone Says F1 To Austin in 2012

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
In an announcement that appeared on Formula One’s official website, F1 is scheduled to return to the U.S. on a purpose-built track in Austin, Tex. in 2012. At a time when New York and New Jeresey were most prominently mentioned as the site of an F1 race, the choice of [...]

Highcroft Wins Laguna Six-Hour
Saturday, 22 May, 2010 – 23:59 | 2 Comments
Highcroft Wins Laguna Six-Hour

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Highcroft Racing’s duel versus the pole-winning Lola-Mazda of Dyson Racing ended with 25 minutes remaining, giving the Connecticut team a come from behind victory in the six-hour race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. After the Dyson car broke, the former Acura chassis now designated an HPD driven by David Brabham, [...]