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Flat Spot On: Grand-Am Takes To Road Atlanta
Tuesday, 23 Apr, 2013 – 17:10 | Comments Off
Flat Spot On: Grand-Am Takes To Road Atlanta

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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BRASELTON, Ga. – It’s been a while – and it seems like ages – since this writer walked the pit lane just prior to a Grand-Am race at Watkins Glen and couldn’t help but notice some crew members who were not bound for over the wall duty sitting in lawn [...]

Ganassi Duo Wins Road Atlanta
Saturday, 20 Apr, 2013 – 20:01 | Comments Off
Ganassi Duo Wins Road Atlanta

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Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas scored a dominant victory in the Visual Studio Ultimate Grand Prix of Atlanta, the first GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series race at historic Road Atlanta.
Pruett recorded one of the first victories of his storied career at the circuit in 1986 – winning an IMSA Camel GTO race – in addition [...]

Angelelli Powers To Grand-Am Win In Alabama
Saturday, 6 Apr, 2013 – 19:34 | Comments Off

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Max Angelelli of Wayne Taylor Racing, driving the final stint, won Saturday’s Grand-Am Rolex Series Porsche 250 at Barber Motorsports Park.
The veteran driver led the final 33 laps around the 2.3-mile circuit to post his 22nd Daytona Prototype victory in the No. 10 Velocity Worldwide Corvette DP.
Co-driver Jordan Taylor, who led five laps during the [...]

Fogarty Wins GRAND-AM Pole At Barber
Friday, 5 Apr, 2013 – 15:33 | Comments Off
Fogarty Wins GRAND-AM Pole At Barber

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Jon Fogarty extended his GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series record to 25 poles in Friday’s qualifying for the Porsche 250 at Barber Motorsports Park.
Fogarty waited until the final minute of the 15-minute Daytona Prototype session before putting down his best effort in the No. 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance Corvette DP. The “Red Dragon” logged a [...]

German Touring Cars Looking To Compete In U.S.
Wednesday, 27 Mar, 2013 – 8:33 | Comments Off

GRAND-AM Road Racing and the International Motor Sports Association have announced a license and cooperation agreement with the Internationale Tourenwagen-Rennen (ITR e.V.), which administers DTM racing.
The collective goal is a North American version of DTM, the popular German touring car series.
Representatives from all three organizations made the announcement during a press conference at the InterContinental [...]

Flat Spot On: 2014 SportsCar Schedule Revealed (Not)
Monday, 18 Mar, 2013 – 7:25 | Comments Off
Flat Spot On: 2014 SportsCar Schedule Revealed (Not)

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
SEBRING, Fla. – Top Ten Tweets from the Sebring 12-hour
1. The new name of the merged Grand-Am and ALMS – drum roll please – is United SportsCar Racing. (Soon to be better known as the Rolex SportsCar Series Presented by Tequila Patron.)
2. Big bucks were paid to Sports Marketing Enterprises [...]

Audi Notches Hybrid Victory At Sebring
Sunday, 17 Mar, 2013 – 7:53 | Comments Off
Audi Notches Hybrid Victory At Sebring

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Audi Sport extended its run at Sebring International Raceway on Saturday as Marcel Fassler, Benoit Treluyer and Oliver Jarvis won the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida in their No. 1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro – the first hybrid car to win at Sebring and in the American Le [...]

Fassler Puts Audi on Pole At Sebring
Friday, 15 Mar, 2013 – 16:33 | Comments Off
Fassler Puts Audi on Pole At Sebring

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Marcel Fassler set a track record with a 1:43.886 (129.604 mph) in Audi Sport Team Joest’s No. 1 Audi R8 e-tron quattro to win the pole position at the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida on Friday.
The pole is the first for a hybrid car in the American Le [...]

American Sports Car Racing Has A New Name
Thursday, 14 Mar, 2013 – 15:18 | Comments Off
American Sports Car Racing Has A New Name

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More details about the American unified sports car racing series were unveiled Thursday at Sebring International Raceway. Among those details is the name for the new series, which is the result of the merging of the Grand-Am Series and the American Le Mans Series.
The name of the series will be the United SportsCar Racing platform.
United [...]

‘Red Dragon’ Slays Field In Austin
Sunday, 3 Mar, 2013 – 8:56 | Comments Off
‘Red Dragon’ Slays Field In Austin

Jon Fogarty and Alex Gurney won the GRAND-AM of The Americas Presented by GAINSCO and TOTAL in their No. 99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing Corvette DP in an unpredictable race on the 3.4-mile Circuit Of The Americas on Saturday.
The pole-winning car led the final seven laps – its only stint out front – as Fogarty and [...]