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Day 2 At The Roar: Shank Keeps Cranking At DIS
Sunday, 10 Jan, 2016 – 9:14 | Comments Off on Day 2 At The Roar: Shank Keeps Cranking At DIS
Day 2 At The Roar: Shank Keeps Cranking At DIS

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Michael Shank Racing’s Oliver Pla led the scoring charts for the second day in a row Saturday during the annual Roar Before the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway’s infield road course.
Pla, driving the No. 60 Honda Ligier JS P2 prototype, set the pace Saturday night with a lap of 1:39.687 (128.562 mph).
He also posted the […]

Shank Racing Leads Roar Before The 24 Pack
Saturday, 9 Jan, 2016 – 9:17 | Comments Off on Shank Racing Leads Roar Before The 24 Pack
Shank Racing Leads Roar Before The 24 Pack

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The new year has started off rather well for Michael Shank Racing.
On Friday, the team posted the fastest times during Friday’s opening day of the Roar Before the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway. Also on Friday, the
team announced it has accepted an invitation to compete in this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans event.
The […]

Flat Spot On: A Rainy Afternoon in Georgia
Sunday, 4 Oct, 2015 – 8:36 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: A Rainy Afternoon in Georgia
Flat Spot On:  A Rainy Afternoon in Georgia

BRASELTON, Ga. – When is a road race in the rain no longer a race? Some people were asking that question as the Petit Le Mans seemed to reach a saturation point while precipitous fallout from a hurricane in the Atlantic kept coming down on Road Atlanta.
Funny thing, though. Despite the frequent safety car periods […]

Westbrook Puts Corvette On Petit Pole
Saturday, 3 Oct, 2015 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Westbrook Puts Corvette On Petit Pole
Westbrook Puts Corvette On Petit Pole

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Points-leader Richard Westbrook and his No. 90 VisitFlorida.com Corvette DP will start on the pole for Saturday’s season-ending Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta.
Westbrook won the pole for the TUDOR United SportsCar Series event by running a lap of 1:27.860 (104.075 mph).
Westbrook and regular co-driver Michael Valiante – who will be joined by […]

Ganassi Duo Wins Lone Star; Title Contenders Wilt
Saturday, 19 Sep, 2015 – 17:37 | Comments Off on Ganassi Duo Wins Lone Star; Title Contenders Wilt
Ganassi Duo Wins Lone Star; Title Contenders Wilt

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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AUSTIN, Tex. – In searing temperatures at the Circuit of the Americas, Scott Pruett and Joey Hand claimed their first victory of the year in the Ford EcoBoost-Riley while behind them the Prototype championship in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship heated up.
After spins, disputed scoring and penalties, Richard Westbook and Michael […]

Porsche Has Big Day at VIR
Sunday, 23 Aug, 2015 – 19:05 | Comments Off on Porsche Has Big Day at VIR
Porsche Has Big Day at VIR

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Nick Tandy and Patrick Pilet led every lap en route to their third consecutive TUDOR United SportsCar Championship victory in the No. 911 Porsche North America Porsche 911 RSR in Sunday’s Oak Tree Grand Prix at VIRginia International Raceway.
The factory-backed team scored its second consecutive 1-2 finish, with the No. 912 entry of Earl Bamber […]

Action Express’s Curran And Cameron Nearly Flawless At Road America
Monday, 10 Aug, 2015 – 8:21 | Comments Off on Action Express’s Curran And Cameron Nearly Flawless At Road America
Action Express’s Curran And Cameron Nearly Flawless At Road America

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After winning Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America, driver Dane Cameron admitted to having trouble finding any fault at all with his team’s effort.
He even used the “P” word.
“You have to be perfect to win races in the IMSA Prototype category,” Cameron said. “The competition level is incredibly high. I think we […]

Taylors Post Tudor Win At Mosport
Sunday, 12 Jul, 2015 – 16:42 | Comments Off on Taylors Post Tudor Win At Mosport
Taylors Post Tudor Win At Mosport

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Wayne Taylor Racing was the overall winner in Sunday’s Tudor United SportsCar Championship Series Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario.
Behind the wheel were brothers Ricky and Jordan Taylor.
Ricky Taylor started from the pole position he earned in qualifying late Saturday and led the opening 28 laps around the 2.459-mile, […]

Corvettes Looking Good In Canada
Saturday, 11 Jul, 2015 – 18:51 | Comments Off on Corvettes Looking Good In Canada
Corvettes Looking Good In Canada

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Ricky Taylor scored his second pole position of 2015 Friday by posting the fastest lap in qualifying for the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix presented by Hawk Performance.
His lap of 1:09.705 (126.998 mph) in Wayne Taylor Racing’s No. 10 Konica Minolta Corvette DP gave him a 0.159-second advantage over Christian Fittipaldi in Action Express Racing’s No. […]

VisitFlorida Has Successful Visit To The Glen
Monday, 29 Jun, 2015 – 7:24 | Comments Off on VisitFlorida Has Successful Visit To The Glen
VisitFlorida Has Successful Visit To The Glen

The No. 90 VisitFlorida.com Racing Corvette DP driven by Richard Westbrook and Michael Valiante were awarded the victory at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen at Watkins Glen International Sunday under yellow after a stalled GT car could not be towed off the track in time to allow the race to finish under green.
After […]