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Entry Lists: Pirelli World Challenge at VIR

This weekend, Pirelli World Challenge starts the Sprint-X portion of the season at VIRginia International Raceway.  It will be the first weekend of 2017 where all seven classes will be in action.  As a result, the entry list is…rather staggering. There are 109 entries in total among the various classes. …

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Tom Kimber-Smith to Miss COTA to Be with Mother, Marco Bonanomi to Sub

On Tuesday, PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports announced that full-time driver Tom Kimber-Smith will miss the Advance Auto Parts Sportscar Showdown on May 6 at Circuit of the Americas (COTA).  The reason?  Kimber-Smith’s mother is currently battling cancer and Kimber-Smith has chosen to sit out the race in order to stay with her …

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Daniel Morad to Join CRP Racing for PWC Sprint-X Races

On Monday morning, CRP Racing announced that 27-year old Canadian racer Daniel Morad will join the team for Pirelli World Challenge’s Sprint-X events starting this weekend at VIRginia International Raceway.  He will race in the Pro-Pro division of GT as a teammate to full-time driver Ryan Dalziel in the No. 2 …

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Lone Star Racing Announces 2017 IMSA Schedule

On Friday, Cresson, Tex.-based Lone Star Racing announced that they will run part-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT Daytona class.  Team owner Dan Knox and Mike Skeen will drive the No. 80 Mercedes-AMG GT3 in four races, starting at COTA (Circuit of the Americas) in early May.  In …

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JR Hildebrand Ruled Out of Barber Park, Zach Veach to Sub

On Tuesday, JR Hildebrand has officially not been approved to race this weekend at Barber Motorsports Park after breaking a bone in his hand at Long Beach.  Indy Lights veteran Zach Veach, who announced plans to make his INDYCAR debut in the Indianapolis 500, will have his debut pushed up as …

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Toyota Overcomes Pit Strategy to Win 6 Hours of Silverstone

On Sunday at Silverstone Circuit, Toyota GAZOO Racing’s Sébastien Buemi barged his way past Porsche LMP Team’s Brendon Hartley with 13 minutes to go.  From there, Buemi pulled away from the young Porsche racer to take the overall victory in the season opening 6 Hours of Silverstone. Afterwards, Buemi was …

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United Autosports Wins ELMS 4 Hours of Silverstone

United Autosports’ Filipe Albuquerque took the overall lead away from G-Drive Racing’s Ryo Hirakawa with two minutes remaining on the clock.  From there, Albuquerque pulled away to take the overall victory in the European Le Mans Series’ season-opening 4 Hours of Silverstone by 6.339 seconds.  Teammates Hugo de Sadeleer and …

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