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Kansas To Host Night Cup Race
Friday, 11 Oct, 2013 – 9:12 | Comments Off
Kansas To Host Night Cup Race

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Kansas Speedway announced it 2014 schedule Friday and it features a Sprint Cup night race on May 10 and sports car racing on its infield oval June 7.
In addition to the night Sprint Cup Series race, Kansas Speedway race fans will get to see the NASCAR [...]

Braun, Shank Shatter Daytona Speed Mark
Thursday, 10 Oct, 2013 – 7:56 | Comments Off
Braun, Shank Shatter Daytona Speed Mark

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A new world-wide King of Speed emerged at Daytona International Speedway Wednesday, when Colin Braun drove a Daytona Prototype powered by the new 3.5-liter, twin-turbocharged Ford V6 EcoBoost race engine to a single-lap speed record of 222.971 mph.
Braun’s lap – which took 40.364-seconds around the high-banked, 2.5-mile DIS tri-oval – smashed the 26-year-old record of [...]

Pickett Charges Past Dyson At VIR
Saturday, 5 Oct, 2013 – 20:17 | Comments Off
Pickett Charges Past Dyson At VIR

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Muscle Milk Pickett Racing dominated the final 45 minutes to score its eighth consecutive American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón victory, with Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf winning Saturday’s Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway.
Quick work in the pits gave Luhr the lead under an extended caution. He pulled away on [...]

Dyson Out Muscles Pickett At VIR
Friday, 4 Oct, 2013 – 18:31 | Comments Off

Dyson Racing flexed its muscles on Friday as it beat Muscle Milk Pickett Racing in qualifying for Saturday’s Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway, capturing the pole position for Round 9 of the 2013 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón season.
Guy Smith ran a lap of one minute, 35.965 seconds (122.670 [...]

Taylor, Angelelli Win Final Grand-Am Championship
Saturday, 28 Sep, 2013 – 15:21 | Comments Off
Taylor, Angelelli Win Final Grand-Am Championship

Wayne Taylor Racing’s driving tandem of Max Angelelli and Jordan Taylor needed to finish fourth or better in Saturday’s season-ending Grand-Am Rolex race to win the 2013 Daytona Prototype championship. They finished better. Much better. Best, in fact.
With Taylor, the team owner’s youngest son, behind the wheel for the final stint at Lime Rock, the [...]

Pruett, 01 Car In Odd Position At Lime Rock
Friday, 27 Sep, 2013 – 12:05 | Comments Off
Pruett, 01 Car In Odd Position At Lime Rock

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Scott Pruett isn’t crazy about the position in which he and his Chip Ganassi Racing team find themselves heading into this weekend’s Grand-Am Rolex Series season finale at Lime Rock. And he’s not crazy about the way he feels they got there.
But Pruett also knows that come late Saturday afternoon, [...]

IMSA, ACO Reach Agreement On Prototypes’ Future
Sunday, 22 Sep, 2013 – 15:13 | Comments Off
IMSA, ACO Reach Agreement On Prototypes’ Future

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Officials from the International Motor Sports Association and the Automobile Club l’Ouest (ACO) confirmed a collaborative decision that cars eligible for the Prototype class in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the LM P2 category internationally will remain so through the conclusion of the 2016 season.
The announcement was made following at four-hour meeting on the [...]

Pickett Drivers Muscle Way To ALMS Win At COTA
Sunday, 22 Sep, 2013 – 7:24 | Comments Off
Pickett Drivers Muscle Way To ALMS Win At COTA

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Pickett Racing’s Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf won their seventh consecutive American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón race Saturday.
The two drivers and their No. 6 Muscle Milk HPD ARX-o3o lapped the field in the International Sports Car Weekend race, lapping the field twice at Circuit of The Americas.
Luhr extended his ALMS-leading victory total [...]

ALMS Field Set At COTA
Friday, 20 Sep, 2013 – 18:53 | Comments Off
ALMS Field Set At COTA

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Competitors in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón had two extra days of testing to learn the new Circuit of The Americas. Friday, that work went down the drain, with official practice and qualifying held in rainy conditions at the 3.4-mile circuit in preparation for Saturday’s ALMS round of International Sports Car [...]

Debut United SportsCar Championship Season Unveiled
Friday, 20 Sep, 2013 – 15:09 | Comments Off
Debut United SportsCar Championship Season Unveiled

By Jim Pedley | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
The schedule for the inaugural season of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season was announced on Friday.
The 2014 season for the Unified Series, which is sanctioned by the International Motor Sports Association, starts with the 52nd running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 25-26, includes a variety of [...]