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Porsche Commits to Racing LMDh Prototypes in 2023

2017 COTA WEC Neel Jani Car Marius Hecker AdrenalMedia

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Porsche officially announced Tuesday (Dec. 15) that they will build a new prototype to the upcoming LMDh specifications.  This new prototype, which will race in both the FIA World Endurance Championship and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, will debut at the beginning of the 2023 season, likely in the Rolex 24 at Daytona. “The new …

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Riley Motorsports Announces 2-Car LMP3 Program for 2021

2020 Daytona IWSC Gar Robinson Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Riley Motorsports confirmed their full two-car effort in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s new LMP3 class Friday afternoon (Dec. 11).  Previously, the team announced that their Michelin Pilot Challenge team will move up to LMP3 in 2021 with Jim Cox and Dylan Murry.  They’ll be joined by Jeroen Bleekemolen and Austin McCusker in Daytona.  In …

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TF Sport to Make IMSA Debut at Daytona

2019 Bahrain WEC Charlie Eastwood Car Marius Hecker Adrenal Media

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WEC competitor TF Sport announced their entry in January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona Thursday (Dec. 10).  Unlike the GTE-Am class Aston Martin Vantage pictured above, the team will be fielding an Aston Martin Vantage GT3 in the GT Daytona class TF Sport regular Charlie Eastwood will drive the Aston Martin alongside three drivers with significant …

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Racing Team Nederland to Make IMSA Debut at Rolex 24

2020 Spa Francorchamps WEC Job van Uitert Car Marius Hecker Adrenal Media

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Racing Team Nederland, a regular team in the FIA World Endurance Championship, announced Thursday (Dec. 10) that they will be making their IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship debut in January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.  They will be bringing their ORECA 07-Gibson over to compete in the equivalent class in IMSA.  Team owner Frits van Eerd will …

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Magnus Racing, Archangel Motorsports Team Up to Field Acura NSX GT3 EVO in 2021

2020 Daytona IWSC Marco Mapelli Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Magnus Racing and Archangel Motorsports separately announced Monday (Dec. 7) that they will team up to field the No. 44 full-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2021.  The team, which will be known as Magnus with Archangel, will run an Acura NSX GT3 EVO in the GT Daytona class.  Andy Lally and John …

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Jimmie Johnson Joins Action Express Racing All-Star Squad for Rolex 24

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Rick Hendrick recently teased that seven-time Cup champion would compete in the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January.  It is now official. Action Express Racing announced Friday (Dec. 4) that Jimmie Johnson will head up a second Cadillac DPi-V.R. team, No. 48, for the Rolex 24 weekend.  He’ll be joined by Simon Pagenaud, Kamui Kobayashi …

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2020 NASCAR Team Reviews: Stewart-Haas Racing

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The 2020 season saw Stewart-Haas Racing being pulled in multiple directions in the NASCAR Cup Series. Kevin Harvick was trying to capitalize on his prime to score his second championship.  Cole Custer was coming into his rookie season in Cup and wanted to do the best he could.  Clint Bowyer and Aric Almirola were both in …

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Nick Tandy, Alexander Sims Join Corvette Racing for 2021

2020 Charlotte IWSC Tommy Milner Car Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Corvette Racing announced Thursday that Nick Tandy will join the factory team in 2021 to drive the No. 4 Chevrolet Corvette C8.R full-time in the 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship alongside Tommy Milner.  Tandy replaces Oliver Gavin, who announced his retirement from full-time racing earlier this year. For Tandy, the move is a big one …

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Ganassi Tabs Kevin Magnussen, Renger van der Zande as Cadillac Drivers

2016 Daytona IWSC Andy Priaulx Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Chip Ganassi Racing announced Thursday (Dec. 3) that Kevin Magnussen and Renger van der Zande will drive the team’s new Cadillac DPi-V.R. full-time in the 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. “If you are in professional racing anywhere in the world, you know the name Chip Ganassi and what it represents in motorsports,” Magnussen said in …

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