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Sturbin: Remembering Mercedes’ Checkered Past at Le Mans
Sunday, 14 Jun, 2009 – 8:44 | Comments Off on Sturbin: Remembering Mercedes’ Checkered Past at Le Mans
Sturbin: Remembering Mercedes’ Checkered Past at Le Mans

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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The official awards ceremony saluting the winners of the 57th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans had finished maybe 20 minutes earlier, and Jochen Mass suddenly was a …

Viva La France: Peugeot Ousts Audi At Le Mans
Sunday, 14 Jun, 2009 – 8:40 | 2 Comments
Viva La France: Peugeot Ousts Audi At Le Mans

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Peugeot put an end to Audi’s eight-year run as kings of sports car racing by winning at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday.
The French car-maker sent the hundreds of thousands of fans into …

Colin Braun Can Still Smell, Feel, Taste The 2007 Race At Le Mans
Saturday, 13 Jun, 2009 – 22:30 | Comments Off on Colin Braun Can Still Smell, Feel, Taste The 2007 Race At Le Mans
Colin Braun Can Still Smell, Feel, Taste The 2007 Race At Le Mans

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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June 16 had turned into June 17 that weekend back in 2007. Day had turned to night, then, night back to day. Clear skies had turned to cloudy and then …

Ingram: Peugeot Will Need To Be More Than Just Fast at Le Mans
Friday, 12 Jun, 2009 – 14:05 | Comments Off on Ingram: Peugeot Will Need To Be More Than Just Fast at Le Mans
Ingram: Peugeot Will Need To Be More Than Just Fast at Le Mans

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
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A quarter million fans will gather this weekend around the eight-mile circuit in the French countryside to watch the 77th running of the Le Mans 24-hour sports car race. The …

Pruett, Rojas Earn Share of Rolex Series Lead
Saturday, 6 Jun, 2009 – 22:00 | Comments Off on Pruett, Rojas Earn Share of Rolex Series Lead
Pruett, Rojas Earn Share of Rolex Series Lead

Watkins Glen, N.Y. – Defending Daytona Prototype champions Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas were still vying for their first victory of 2009 entering Saturday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, running fourth, 14 points …

Pruett Rips Up The Glen In Qualifying
Friday, 5 Jun, 2009 – 15:30 | Comments Off on Pruett Rips Up The Glen In Qualifying
Pruett Rips Up The Glen In Qualifying

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Scott Pruett bettered the Watkins Glen International track record by two seconds Friday, winning his 12th career pole position for Saturday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen. 
The event, Round 5 of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports …

You Don’t Need to Be Rich To Watch Monaco – But It Helps
Saturday, 23 May, 2009 – 16:30 | One Comment
You Don’t Need to Be Rich To Watch Monaco –  But It Helps

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
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Monaco. It’s like no other city – or country – and no other race.
All the great drivers have raced in Monaco since the first race in 1929 and most of …

De Ferran Strikes Early, Wins Big in Utah
Sunday, 17 May, 2009 – 18:30 | Comments Off on De Ferran Strikes Early, Wins Big in Utah
De Ferran Strikes Early, Wins Big in Utah

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
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Tooele, Utah – At 3,500 feet, the long front straight at Miller Motorsports Park is fitting for Utah’s wide open spaces. Its length and breadth was crucial to the outcome …

Fogarty, GAINSCO Victorious at Laguna Seca
Sunday, 17 May, 2009 – 18:30 | Comments Off on Fogarty, GAINSCO Victorious at Laguna Seca

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Jon Fogarty passed Scott Pruett at the entrance to the Corkscrew with 22 laps remaining in Sunday’s 106-lap Verizon Festival of Speed and held on to give the No. 99 GAINSCO Pontiac Riley its second Grand-Am Rolex …

Pagenaud Takes Record, Pole At Utah
Saturday, 16 May, 2009 – 17:30 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Takes Record, Pole At Utah
Pagenaud Takes Record, Pole At Utah

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Correspondent
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Tuele, Utah – Simon Pagenaud spanked the American Le Mans Series track record at the daunting 15-turn Miller Motorsports Park circuit to win the pole for the de Ferran Motorsports …