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Performance Tech Motorsports Reveals Rolex 24 Lineup

Rasmus Lindh during the Motul Petit Le Mans at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, 11/13/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Performance Tech Motorsports revealed their driver lineup Tuesday (Dec. 28) for the Rolex 24 at Daytona.  Compared to 2021, it is a completely different lineup with only one driver having previously raced for the team in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The one returning driver to the team is Dan Goldburg, who drove full-time for …

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Ally Returns To Action Express With Jimmie Johnson For 2022

Jimmie Johnson during the Motul Petit Le Mans, 11/13/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Action Express Racing announced Tuesday (Dec. 28) that they will once again field a part-time second Cadillac DPi-V.R. in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Michelin Endurance Cup races in 2022.  Jimmie Johnson will once again be back in the Ally-sponsored No. 48 Cadillac alongside Kamui Kobayashi and Mike Rockenfeller.  Joining the team for the first …

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PR1 Mathaisen Motorsports Expands To 2 Cars For 2022

Mikkel Jensen during the Motul Petit Le Mans at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, 11/13/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

PR1 Mathaisen Motorsports announced Thursday (Dec. 23) that they will expand to two full-time ORECA 07-Gibsons in the LMP2 class for the 2022 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  The No. 52 will defend their LMP2 championship with an unusual split driver lineup. For the four Michelin Endurance Cup races, the team will return with a similar …

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2021 NASCAR Top Storylines: The Creation of 23XI Racing and Bubba Wallace’s Triumph

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Entering the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, one of the biggest stories in the series was the formation of 23XI Racing, the new team co-owned by Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin. The idea of Hamlin launching his own race team wasn’t necessarily farfetched.  Roping Jordan into the deal was a little more surprising, but not …

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Porsche Night of Champions Sees Multiple Announcements

A teaser shot of the new 2023 Porsche LMDh entry (Photo: Porsche AG)

(Photo: Porsche AG)

Saturday night (Dec. 18) saw Porsche hold their annual Night of Champions in Stuttgart, Germany to celebrate the brand’s racing accomplishments in 2021.  The night also saw some announcements. Porsche Announces Dane Cameron, Felipe Nasr As LMDh Drivers, Reveals Disguised Car The biggest of these announcements is that 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship co-champion Felipe …

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Juan Pablo Montoya Returns to IMSA with DragonSpeed, Son Joins For Sebring

Ben Hanley practicing for the Rolex 24 at Daytona, 1/28/2021 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

DragonSpeed announced Wednesday (Dec. 15) via IMSA that they have committed to a full season in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s LMP2 class.  Juan Pablo Montoya will anchor the team’s efforts in all of the point races in class.  He’ll be joined by Henrik Hedman, who has driven for the team for many years, both …

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Richard Westbrook Joins JDC-Miller MotorSports As 2022 Lineup Revealed

Loic Duval leading during the Motul Petit Le Mans at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, 11/13/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

JDC-Miller MotorSports announced Tuesday (Dec. 14) that they will have a new driver lineup for the 2022 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season.  Former Ford GT factory driver Richard Westbrook will join Tristan Vautier in the No. 5 Mustang Sampling-sponsored Cadillac DPi-V.R.  Loic Duval, who drove full-time alongside Vautier in 2021, will return to the team …

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Andrew Wojteczko Autosport Moves Up To WeatherTech Championship in 2022

Orey Fidani practices for the FOX Factory 120 at MIchelin Raceway Road Atlanta, 11/10/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Andrew Wotjeczko Autosport (AWA) announced Tuesday (Dec. 14) that they will move up to full-time competition in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2022.  The team will race the No. 13 Duqueine-M30-Do8-Nissan in the LMP3 class.  Orey Fidani and Kuno Wittmer, who drove the team’s McLaren 570S GT4 in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge in 2021, …

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CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing Switches to Lamborghini, Goes Full Time in 2022

Jeff Westphal practices for the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR, 10/8/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing officially announced Thursday (Dec. 9) after writing their release on Tuesday that they will expand to a full-time schedule in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2022.  With that move brings changes.  The most notable change is that the team is switching from the Audi R8 LMS GT3 to the …

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Wright Motorsports Elevates Pilot Challenge Duo For 2022

Jan Heylen during the Motul Petit Le Mans at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, 11/13/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Wright Motorsports announced Tuesday (Dec. 7) that they will continue full-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GTD class full-time in 2022.  Ryan Hardwick and Jan Heylen, who drove most of the 2021 season together in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, will share the team’s Porsche 911 GT3 R.  In addition, 2021 GT Daytona co-champion Zacharie …

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