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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
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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 […]

Fogarty Wins Grand-Am Pole For Debut COTA Race
Saturday, 2 Mar, 2013 – 8:14 | Comments Off
Fogarty  Wins Grand-Am Pole For Debut COTA Race

Jon Fogarty showed why he is the top qualifier in Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series history on Friday, waiting until his final lap to capture the TOTAL Pole Award for Saturday’s Grand-Am of The Americas presented by GAINSCO and Total.
After hanging back for much of Friday’s 15-minute Daytona Prototype qualifying session, Fogarty unleashed the Dallas-based […]

Montoya Was Something To Watch At The Rolex
Sunday, 3 Feb, 2013 – 9:41 | Comments Off
Montoya Was Something To Watch At The Rolex

Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Since forever, Juan Pablo Montoya has been an enigma wrapped in a smirk.
Absurdly talented, he is also seemingly bored to the point of being disinterested in whatever car or race or series in which he’s competing. His driving style can be as precise as a plasma cutter or as brutish as a […]

SRT Sending Pair Of Vipers Back To Le Mans In 2013
Friday, 1 Feb, 2013 – 14:54 | Comments Off
SRT Sending Pair Of Vipers Back To Le Mans In 2013

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Dodge Vipers will make a return to the most prestigious endurance road race in the world this year as they have received an invitation to compete at the 24-hour race at Le Mans.
Two Vipers GTS-Rs, backed by Chrysler’s SRT Motorsports wing, will make the trip. They will compete in the […]