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Porsche Is Set To Return To LMP1 At Le Mans
Friday, 1 Jul, 2011 – 12:06 | Comments Off on Porsche Is Set To Return To LMP1 At Le Mans
Porsche Is Set To Return To LMP1 At Le Mans

Porsche AG has announced the company’s return to competition in the premier LMP1 category at the Le Mans 24-hour in 2014. It will be the German marque’s first commitment to winning the race over-all at …

Austin Track Adds Supercars
Thursday, 30 Jun, 2011 – 19:10 | One Comment
Austin Track Adds Supercars

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
The door-banging action of Australia’s popular V8 Supercar Series is the latest schedule addition to the Circuit of The Americas under construction in Austin, Texas.
V8 Supercars and Circuit of The …

Austin Endorses F1 Track
Wednesday, 29 Jun, 2011 – 18:15 | Comments Off on Austin Endorses F1 Track
Austin Endorses F1 Track

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
After three weeks of deliberation, the Austin City Council voted to officially endorse the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix event to be held in neighboring Travis County in June …

American Spies Wins MotoGP Race
Saturday, 25 Jun, 2011 – 17:17 | Comments Off on American Spies Wins MotoGP Race

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American rider Ben Spies rode to his first career MotoGP victory Saturday when he won at TT Assen in the Netherlands.
It was the first MotoGP victory by an American rider since Nicky Hayden won the …

Ingram: Austin’s Decision – Status Quo Or F1
Saturday, 25 Jun, 2011 – 16:26 | 11 Comments
Ingram: Austin’s Decision – Status Quo Or F1

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
In a city named after a statesman and with a newspaper using the same generic noun, there’s not much statesmanship going on in Austin when it comes to the future of …

Pruett/Rojas Win Grand-Am Race at Road America
Saturday, 25 Jun, 2011 – 13:33 | Comments Off on Pruett/Rojas Win Grand-Am Race at Road America
Pruett/Rojas Win Grand-Am Race at Road America

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The No. 01 Daytona Prototype of Chip Ganassi Racing returned to winning ways Saturday when it won the  Rolex Sports Car Series 250 driven by Visitflorida.com at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
With Scott Purett …

SunTrust Boys Stay Hot At Road America Qualifying
Friday, 24 Jun, 2011 – 17:26 | Comments Off on SunTrust Boys Stay Hot At Road America Qualifying
SunTrust Boys Stay Hot At Road America Qualifying

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Ricky Taylor captured his third consecutive Daytona Prototype pole Friday in GRAND-AM’s return to Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis., and will lead the field to the green flag for Saturday’s Rolex Sports Car Series …

Some Drivers Just Drifting Their Way Through Life
Friday, 17 Jun, 2011 – 11:22 | Comments Off on Some Drivers Just Drifting Their Way Through Life
Some Drivers Just Drifting Their Way Through Life

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fort Worth, Texas – Screeching tires, billowing white smoke and the smell of burning rubber serve as Michael Essa’s calling card, one that likely would drive his authorized BMW dealer …

Ingram: Gordon Takes 13 Years To Match First Six
Monday, 13 Jun, 2011 – 5:28 | Comments Off on Ingram: Gordon Takes 13 Years To Match First Six
Ingram: Gordon Takes 13 Years To Match First Six

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
There was a rash of questions after a brilliant June weekend of racing. Here are one writer’s top ten questions – and answers.
1. Does his second …

Surviving Audi Wins Le Mans
Sunday, 12 Jun, 2011 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Surviving Audi Wins Le Mans
Surviving Audi Wins Le Mans

Audi’s long, scary weekend at Le Mans ended in joy Sunday when the R18 TDI of Andre Lotterer, Benoit Treluyer and  Marcel Fassler won the 2011 edition of the 24-hour race which is  the most prestigious …