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Entry List: Road America 120

2019 Road America IMPC Jade Buford Jesse Lazare Racing Courtesy of IMSA

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For this weekend’s third round of the season for the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, 33 cars will do battle on the 4.048-mile road course at Road America.  This is a slight decrease on the car count that the series had a couple of weeks ago at Sebring. In the Grand Sport class, there will be …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Scheduling Kansas on a Thursday Night? Not the Best Idea

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Last week was a rather odd setup. The NASCAR Cup Series raced Thursday night at Kansas Speedway. This setup was concocted to avoid Championship Sunday for the Premier League, but I think the whole thing was misguided. Those Championship Sunday games were over by 1 p.m. ET (and five of the 10 were exclusive to …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBC Brings New Innovations, Decent Coverage to Texas

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Last weekend was ridiculous. Too much action at one time. For instance, I originally planned to have a recap of Sunday’s 4 Hours of Le Castellet, the season opener for the European Le Mans Series, here on Frontstretch. I still haven’t seen that race yet. The schedule was just crushing with Cup, Xfinity, the Trucks, …

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Action Express Racing Dominates To Claim Sebring Victory

2020 Sebring IWSC Felipe Nasr Pipo Derani Victory Lane Courtesy of IMSA

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Action Express Racing’s Pipo Derani and Felipe Nasr dominated the proceedings Saturday (July 18) at Sebring International Raceway, leading 79 of 83 laps to win the Cadillac Grand Prix of Sebring.  For Derani, Saturday was his fourth career win on the bumpy circuit. “I think this place likes me,” Derani said after the race.  “We …

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Pipo Derani Claims Cadillac Grand Prix of Sebring Pole

2020 Daytona IWSC Pipo Derani Courtesy of IMSA

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Action Express Racing’s Pipo Derani kept up his excellent form from practice Saturday afternoon (July 18).  With a lap at 126.147 mph, Derani claimed the overall pole for Saturday evening’s Cadillac Grand Prix of Sebring. Wayne Taylor Racing’s Renger van der Zande did not take it easy.  The Dutchman’s first lap at speed was faster …

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Pipo Derani Fastest in Sebring WeatherTech Practice

2020 Sebring IWSC Felipe Nasr Car Courtesy of IMSA

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Action Express Racing’s Pipo Derani was fastest overall in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice ahead of Saturday evening’s Cadillac Grand Prix of Sebring.  Derani’s lap in the final session at 125.902 mph is roughly a full mph slower than the best laps turned in last year. Practice No. 1 The start of the first practice …

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Tyler McQuarrie, Jeff Westphal Win Storm-Addled Advent Health 120

2020 Sebring IMPC Jeff Westphal Tyler McQuarrie Victory Lane Courtesy of IMSA

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CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing’s Tyler McQuarrie and Jeff Westphal claimed victory in the Advent Health 120 Friday (July 17) at Sebring International Raceway.  The race was scheduled to run for two hours, but ultimately had a little less than an hour of racing at speed due to lightning. Despite the race essentially being held …

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Tyler McQuarrie Wins Advent Health 120 Pole

2020 Sebring IMPC Tyler McQuarrie Car Courtesy of IMSA

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CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing’s Tyler McQuarrie won the overall pole Friday morning (July 17) for the Advent Health 120 with a lap at 103.021 mph.  It is the fastest lap of the whole weekend in Grand Sport. McQuarrie’s lap was a full second faster than KohR Motorsports’ Nate Stacy, the team’s Aston Martin Vantage …

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Robby Foley Fastest in Sebring Michelin Pilot Challenge Practice

2020 Sebring IMPC Bill Auberlen Car Courtesy of IMSA

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Turner Motorsport’s Robby Foley was fastest overall in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge practice Thursday (July 16) with a lap at 102.638 mph set during the afternoon session.  Thursday was the first day of official on-track activity for Michelin Pilot Challenge teams since January at Daytona. Practice No. 1 In the morning practice session, it was …

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Entry List: Cadillac Grand Prix of Sebring

2019 Sebring IWSC Ryan Dalziel Rolf Ineichen Racing Courtesy of IMSA

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This weekend, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to action with the first sprint race at Sebring International Raceway for a top-flight sports car series since 1998.  On Saturday, 29 cars will take the green flag. In the Prototype class, there will be eight cars on the grid.  There is one change of note on …

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