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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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Entry List: Advent Health 120

2019 Sebring IMPC Owen Trinkler Brian Henderson Racing Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

This weekend, IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge teams will be back in action at Sebring International Raceway for the first sprint race of the season, the Advent Health 120.  35 teams are entered to race on the bumpy 3.74-mile road course, down significantly from the 51 that raced in Daytona back in January.  However, a number …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Kentucky Action Substandard Until Lap 265

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Guess what? We made it through a NASCAR Cup Series race for the first time in a month without a weather delay. Makes me happy. However, what we ended up with was a very idiosyncratic race. The Quaker State 400 Sponsored By Walmart will likely always be remembered for the final two laps. Cole Custer …

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Racers Edge Motorsports, DXDT Racing Split GT World Challenge America at VIR

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(Photo: Gavin Baker Photography)

At VIRginia International Raceway this past weekend, Racers Edge Motorsports’ Acuras were the class of the field.  However, two separate issues with pit stops prevented them from sweeping the weekend.  They could only muster a split in the two GT World Challenge America powered by AWS rounds this past weekend with DXDT Racing that restarted …

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Critic’s Annex: NBC INDYCAR Coverage High Quality Despite Scott Dixon Runaway at GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis

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2020 Independence Day weekend was, on paper, one of the most interesting race weekends in quite a while.  The NTT IndyCar Series paired with the NASCAR Xfinity Series for the first ever INDYCAR-NASCAR doubleheader.  It was a simply delicious two-for-one racing bonus for race fans. Even better, the NBC INDYCAR broadcast team delivered a top-quality …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBC Returns, Along With Tire Issues at Indianapolis; RaceHub Reacts to Trump Tweet

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Oh boy, here we go again. Five races in a row with weather delays. Jeepers. Last week, NASCAR and INDYCAR held a tripleheader weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Saturday seemed to go off without a hitch. Sunday brought lightning delays, tire issues and some dangerous stuff in the pits, though A lot was outside …

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Mazda Motorsports Scores 1-2 Finish in WeatherTech 240 at Daytona

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The former Mazda Team Joest entered Daytona with an all-new organization as Multimatic has replaced Joest Racing as the operator of Mazda’s RT24-Ps.  The changes didn’t change any of the pace shown in January as Jonathan Bomarito and Harry Tincknell claimed overall victory in the WeatherTech 240 at Daytona Saturday (July 5). “To be honest, …

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Helio Castroneves Wins 2020 WeatherTech 240 at Daytona Pole

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In the heat of the Central Florida afternoon at Daytona International Speedway Saturday (July 4), Acura Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves won the pole for Saturday evening’s WeatherTech 240 at Daytona. Castroneves won the pole with a lap at 135.777 mph in his No. 7 Acura ARX-05. It didn’t take long for the speeds to get …

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Oliver Jarvis, Juan Pablo Montoya Top Daytona WeatherTech Practices

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The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is back in action after being away for more than five months.  Despite significant change since Daytona, the Mazda RT24-P is still a very fast car on Daytona International Speedway’s ROVAL.  Mazda’s Oliver Jarvis, driving the car that won the pole for the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January, was …

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