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Porsche Exiting WEC, Switching To Batteries
Friday, 28 Jul, 2017 – 16:23 | Comments Off on Porsche Exiting WEC, Switching To Batteries
Porsche Exiting WEC, Switching To Batteries

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Porsche, the world’s most successful endurance sports car racing nameplate, will exit the LMP1 class of the FIA’s World Endurance Championship at the end of the 2017 season and transition into competition in the Formula E Championship with a factory team beginning in 2019.
Porsche confirmed “with great regret” the end […]

Porsche Has Sweet Day At Lime Rock
Sunday, 23 Jul, 2017 – 8:56 | Comments Off on Porsche Has Sweet Day At Lime Rock
Porsche Has Sweet Day At Lime Rock

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The thick, dark, hoppy beer had to be flowing like waterfalls in Weissach, Germany on Saturday as Porsche’s decision to revamp their iconic 911 GT Le Mans cars finally paid off and paid off big at Lime Rock.
The two-car Porsche GTLM Team finished 1-2 in the two-hour and 40-minute Northeast Grand Prix at the Connecticut […]

Penske To Lead Acura Into IMSA DPi
Tuesday, 11 Jul, 2017 – 9:20 | Comments Off on Penske To Lead Acura Into IMSA DPi
Penske To Lead Acura Into IMSA DPi

IMSA confirmed on Tuesday that Honda’s Acura marque will field a pair of ARX-05 cars in the Daytona Prototype International class of the WeatherTech Championship sports car series beginning next season.
The series also confirmed that the Acura DPi cars will be fielded in association with Team Penske.
Penske Acuras will join Cadillac, Mazda and Nissan in the […]

Risi To Scale Back IMSA Schedule
Friday, 23 Jun, 2017 – 17:17 | Comments Off on Risi To Scale Back IMSA Schedule
Risi To Scale Back IMSA Schedule

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Houston-based Risi Competizione will withdraw from an unspecified number of upcoming International Motor Sport Association (IMSA) races this year, Team Principal Guiseppe Risi announced Friday.
“Following an extremely challenging first half of 2017, most recently at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, I have decided to withdraw the Risi Competizione race team from part of the […]

Porsche Wins 24 Hours Of Le Mans For 19th Time
Sunday, 18 Jun, 2017 – 8:05 | Comments Off on Porsche Wins 24 Hours Of Le Mans For 19th Time
Porsche Wins 24 Hours Of Le Mans For 19th Time

With all three of the faster Toyota TS050-Hybrids running into problems, the No. 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid stayed relatively healthy and sped off to the overall victory in the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans race on Sunday.
Driving the winning car and giving Porsche 919s their third straight win in the final stint was German […]

Foyt Back At Le Mans 50 Years After Legendary Win
Saturday, 17 Jun, 2017 – 12:41 | Comments Off on Foyt Back At Le Mans 50 Years After Legendary Win
Foyt Back At Le Mans 50 Years After Legendary Win

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fifty years after he bid adieu to Le Mans behind a pair of sunglasses and a cocksure grin, A.J. Foyt Jr. has returned to the Circuit de la Sarthe to celebrate arguably the single greatest moment in Ford Motor Company’s storied racing history.
The pairing of “Super Tex” and Californian Dan […]

Wayne Taylor Cadillac Wins Fifth In A Row
Saturday, 3 Jun, 2017 – 13:21 | Comments Off on Wayne Taylor Cadillac Wins Fifth In A Row
Wayne Taylor Cadillac Wins Fifth In A Row

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The No. 10 Cadillac DPi IMSA WeatherTech Series entry of Wayne Taylor Racing stayed perfect on the season Saturday winning on Detroit’s Belle Isle street course.
With brothers Ricky and Jordan Taylor driving, the car won for the fifth time in five races in 2017.
“This Cadillac has been unstoppable all year,” Jordan Taylor said in Victory […]

Taylors Stay Undefeated With Victory At COTA
Saturday, 6 May, 2017 – 19:19 | Comments Off on Taylors Stay Undefeated With Victory At COTA
Taylors Stay Undefeated With Victory At COTA

Brothers/drivers Ricky and Jordan Taylor went 4-0 on the season Saturday when they drove their No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing  Cadillac DPi-V.R to victory  in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at the Circuit of the Americas near Austin, Texas.
Their fourth straight win  marked the longest streak in series history and the longest in major […]

Taylors’ Roll Continues At COTA
Saturday, 6 May, 2017 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Taylors’ Roll Continues At COTA
Taylors’ Roll Continues At COTA

Ricky Taylor of Wayne Taylor Racing topped the lap record on the 3.4-mile Circuit of the Americas road course during IMSA WeatherTech Championship Series qualifying on Friday, claiming the pole for Saturday’s race.
Taylor, whose team has won all three series races this season, beat the field by more than 1.5 seconds in the No. 10 WTR […]

Taylor Caddy Wins Long Beach
Saturday, 8 Apr, 2017 – 17:08 | Comments Off on Taylor Caddy Wins Long Beach
Taylor Caddy Wins Long Beach

Jordan Taylor kept Wayne Taylor Racing perfect on the year Saturday when he took the lead from Ryan Dalziel with 5 and a half seconds to go and held on to win in the IMSA WeatherTech Championship race in the streets of Long Beach, Calif.
The victory was the third of the season for WTR’s No. […]