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GAINSCO Drivers Gain Another Grand-Am Win
Sunday, 20 Sep, 2009 – 7:00 | Comments Off on GAINSCO Drivers Gain Another Grand-Am Win
GAINSCO Drivers Gain Another Grand-Am Win

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Jon Fogarty and Alex Gurney shared a car that was “crazy-fast” this weekend at Miller Motorsport Park, where the GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing twins moved three points closer to a second Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype championship.
Fogarty and Gurney capped a near-dominant weekend that began on-pole with their fourth […]

Fogarty Earns Pole, Place in History In Utah
Saturday, 19 Sep, 2009 – 8:00 | Comments Off on Fogarty Earns Pole, Place in History In Utah

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Jon Fogarty’s  career qualifying prowess officially is fodder for the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series record book.
Fogarty became the all-time Daytona Prototype pole-winner Friday at Miller Motorsports Park, where he earned his 13th career pole and a series-high fifth of the season during qualifying for Saturday’s Utah 250.
The 11th and penultimate event on the 2009 […]

Buckler Wheeling In Grand-Am, Dealing in Sprint Cup
Sunday, 6 Sep, 2009 – 10:00 | Comments Off on Buckler Wheeling In Grand-Am, Dealing in Sprint Cup
Buckler Wheeling In Grand-Am, Dealing in Sprint Cup

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Hampton, Ga. – It’s been quite a week for TRG Motorsports owner Kevin Buckler, literally a wheeler and a dealer. On the same day he  drove his Porsche around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Buckler signed up a series champion for his Sprint Cup team.
The former Rolex 24 at Daytona winner […]

Grand-Am Test At Indy Raises Hopes for Race
Friday, 4 Sep, 2009 – 17:48 | 3 Comments
Grand-Am Test At Indy Raises Hopes for Race

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Indianapolis – Do not assume that this week’s test of the infield road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway means that holding a Rolex Grand-American Series race at the world’s most famous track is a done deal.
But also do not rule out the possibility of a sports car race at IMS.
“Right […]

Brabham Wins At Mosport
Sunday, 30 Aug, 2009 – 19:45 | Comments Off on Brabham Wins At Mosport
Brabham Wins At Mosport

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Bowmanville, Ont. – On a cool August day at Mosport, the Patron Highcroft Racing team completed a flawless weekend with a victory by Scott Sharp and David Brabham that brought the Acura drivers one step closer to icing an LMP1 championship.
In an uncharacteristically choppy performance during the eighth round of […]

SunTrust Shines In Montreal Rain
Saturday, 29 Aug, 2009 – 18:30 | Comments Off on SunTrust Shines In Montreal Rain
SunTrust Shines In Montreal Rain

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Max Angelelli cruised to a one-minute victory in Saturday’s Montreal 200 – taking new life in the battle for the 2009 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 Daytona Prototype championship in the process.
With only two races remaining, Angelelli – who led the final 12 of 67 laps at Circuit […]

Highcroft’s High Continues At Mosport
Saturday, 29 Aug, 2009 – 18:10 | Comments Off on Highcroft’s High Continues At Mosport
Highcroft’s High Continues At Mosport

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Bowmanville, Ont. – David Brabham put his Highcoft Racing Acura on the limit at the harrowing Turns 1 and 2 to claim the pole at Mosport International Raceway. After breaking the four-race winning streak of de Ferran Motorsports at Road America, the Highcroft team sustained momentum in the tight battle […]

Bet On Edwards And Ambrose Having Grand Time This Weekend
Saturday, 29 Aug, 2009 – 9:19 | Comments Off on Bet On Edwards And Ambrose Having Grand Time This Weekend
Bet On Edwards And Ambrose Having Grand Time This Weekend

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Can NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers Carl Edwards and Marcos Ambrose win the Grand-Am Rolex Series race in Montreal?
“We don’t expect to win it, but we want to put up a good challenge,” said Ambrose.
The Australian and Edwards will become the latest NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers to participate in the Grand-Am […]

O’Connell Has Become Accidental Sports Car Star
Friday, 28 Aug, 2009 – 15:50 | Comments Off on O’Connell Has Become Accidental Sports Car Star
O’Connell Has Become Accidental Sports Car Star

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Sometimes upside down becomes right side up.
When a rear wishbone snapped on Johnny O’Connell’s Reynard chassis and it hit the wall in Turn 4 at the newly opened Las Vegas Motor Speedway in 1996, the car flipped and slid several hundred yards down the front straight upside down. It wasn’t […]

Monday Morning Crew Chief: Roads Paved With Question Marks
Monday, 17 Aug, 2009 – 11:40 | Comments Off on Monday Morning Crew Chief: Roads Paved With Question Marks
Monday Morning Crew Chief: Roads Paved With Question Marks

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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This week’s edition of Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Just my luck. At the same time Dale Earnhardt Jr. dropped in at Road America for a surprise visit on Saturday evening, I was on the opposite side of the track. While he was watching from the inside of Turn 5, I was […]