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Graf, Luhr Clinch Final ALMS Championship
Sunday, 1 Sep, 2013 – 8:07 | Comments Off
Graf, Luhr Clinch Final ALMS Championship

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Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr combined to clinch their second consecutive – and the final – American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón P1 championship with a victory in the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT, their sixth consecutive victory from the 2013 season.
Clinching the title means that the Graf/Luhr combo will go [...]

Graf, Auberlen Collect Poles In Baltimore
Friday, 30 Aug, 2013 – 19:24 | Comments Off
Graf, Auberlen Collect Poles In Baltimore

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Klaus Graf captured the pole for Saturday’s Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT, leading a qualifying session that saw track records for all five classes broken on the 2.02-mile Inner Harbor Street Circuit.
Graf ran a lap of 1 minute, 25.290 seconds (86.106 mph) in the No. 6 Muscle Milk Pickett Racing HPD ARX-03c co-driven [...]

Kansas A Battleground In The Fight Over ‘Rovals’
Tuesday, 20 Aug, 2013 – 13:25 | Comments Off
Kansas A Battleground In The Fight Over ‘Rovals’

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Jim France looked to be in a good mood as he walked the paddocks at Kansas Speedway after Saturday night’s debut Grand-Am Rolex Series race at the facility. He looked like a politician in an election year as he smiled, patted backs and shook hands with [...]

Jordan Taylor Holds Off Pruett To Win In Kansas
Saturday, 17 Aug, 2013 – 21:54 | Comments Off
Jordan Taylor Holds Off Pruett To Win In Kansas

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – With Jordan Taylor driving the final stint, the No. 10 Daytona Prototype Corvette of Wayne Taylor Racing captured the inaugural SFP Grand Prix at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night.
The victory was the third of the Grand-Am Rolex season for the WTR duo of Taylor, driving his [...]

Grand-Am’s Lally Says He Needs A Major Dose Of Victory
Saturday, 17 Aug, 2013 – 7:22 | Comments Off
Grand-Am’s Lally Says He Needs A Major Dose Of Victory

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The gray clouds that produced rain and gloom at Kansas Speedway on Thursday lifted on Saturday as unseasonably comfortable sunny weather settled back in. Except around the paddock space occupied by Andy Lally. There, an irritating chill persisted.
Lally, who co-drives the No. 44 Porsche GT3 Cup car of Magnus Racing, has [...]

Rojas, Tagliani Win Debut Kansas Race Poles
Saturday, 17 Aug, 2013 – 7:09 | Comments Off
Rojas, Tagliani Win Debut Kansas Race Poles

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Memo Rojas and Alex Tagliani won the Daytona Prototype and GT poles respectively on Friday night for Saturday night’s FPS Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series race at Kansas Speedway.
Rojas won his first pole of the season with a lap of 1 minute, 9.883 seconds (122.090 mph) in the No. 01 Telcel/TELMEX BMW/Riley co-driven by fellow [...]

Hartley’s Star Is Rising At Starworks Motorsport
Friday, 16 Aug, 2013 – 7:13 | Comments Off
Hartley’s Star Is Rising At Starworks Motorsport

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Starworks Motorsport team owner Peter Baron looks the part of pretty laid-back guy. Walking the Grand-Am paddocks at Kansas Speedway in wrinkled work pants that at one time must have been white, and a gray, very loosely tucked polo shirt, he looks like he just got [...]

No. 90 Vette Is Out To Improve Spirits In Kansas
Thursday, 15 Aug, 2013 – 8:46 | Comments Off
No. 90 Vette Is Out To Improve Spirits In Kansas

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – There wasn’t even the slightest hint of resentment from Daytona Prototype driver Richard Westbrook when he was asked the awkward question about the disappointment level of his and his team’s performance during the 2013 Grand-Am Rolex season.
Probably because such questions have been fired his way fairly [...]

Honda Wins But Delta Wing Soars At Road America
Monday, 12 Aug, 2013 – 7:20 | Comments Off
Honda Wins But Delta Wing Soars At Road America

Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf rolled to their fifth consecutive American Le Mans Series on Sunday, winning at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
But to get the overall victory, the Pickett Racing duo and their HPD ARX-03c had to hold off a strong challenge by the revolutionary DeltaWing LM12, which had its best showing to date.
The [...]

Hartley/Mayer Win Grand-Am At Road America
Saturday, 10 Aug, 2013 – 20:28 | Comments Off

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Brendon Hartley and Scott Mayer of Starworks Motorsports teamed for their first  Grand-Am Rolex Series Daytona Prototype victory, winning Saturday’s VISITFLORIDA.Com 250 at Road America.
Hartley took the lead when the front runners pitted under a late caution, and then pulled away in the No. 8 BMW/Riley, beating Joao Barbosa to the checkered flag by 4.290 [...]