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Racing Team Nederland to Make IMSA Debut at Rolex 24

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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

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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

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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

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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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Vasser Sullivan Racing Confirms 2021 Schedule, Return of Jack Hawksworth, Aaron Telitz

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Vasser Sullivan Racing announced Wednesday (Dec. 2) that they will return full-time to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with two Lexus RC F GT3s for the 2021 season.  This comes despite the end of the partnership between Vasser Sullivan Racing and AIM Autosport. The team also announced that Jack Hawksworth and Aaron Telitz will return …

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Juan Pablo Montoya Assumes Endurance Role With Meyer Shank Racing

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Meyer Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian announced Wednesday (Dec. 2) that Juan Pablo Montoya will serve as the team’s third driver in the Michelin Endurance Cup races in 2021.  Montoya’s announcement completes the driver lineup for the No. 60 Acura ARX-05.  Montoya joins full-time drivers Dane Cameron and Olivier Pla, along with AJ Allmendinger, who will …

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TeamTGM to Make WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Debut at Daytona

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TeamTGM announced Tuesday (Dec. 1) that they will field an entry in the GT Daytona class for January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.  It will mark the team’s debut in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. For this effort, the team has taken delivery of a new Porsche 911 GT3 R.  While they have never raced the …

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