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Robert Alon Joins JDC-Miller MotorSports for Full 2018 IMSA Season

On Tuesday, JDC-Miller MotorSports announced that Robert Alon has been signed to drive for the team full-time in the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  He will join Simon Trummer in the team’s new second ORECA 07-Gibson.  Alon also brings sponsorship to the team from Professional Security Consultants (PSC), a security …

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AFS Racing, PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports Merge for 2018 IMSA Season

On Tuesday, PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports announced that they will join forces with AFS Racing for the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  The operation will be known as AFS/PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports going forward.  Primary sponsorship will be provided by Advanced Fire Sprinklers, Inc., which is owned by new team co-owner Gary Peterson. …

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Michael Shank Racing Adds Trent Hindman, Côme Ledogar to Lineup

On Monday, Michael Shank Racing rounded out their driver lineups for January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.  In addition to announcing the final two drivers, a driver shift was announced as well. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular AJ Allmendinger will now drive the No. 86 Acura at Daytona.  He was …

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JDC-Miller MotorSports Partners with GAINSCO for 2018

On Monday, JDC-Miller MotorSports announced that GAINSCO Auto Insurance will serve as the primary sponsor of what was the No. 85 ORECA 07-Gibson shared by Mikhail Goikhberg, Chris Miller and Stephen Simpson in 2018.  As a result of the move, the car’s number will change to No. 99, signaling the …

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Scuderia Corsa Adds 2nd Ferrari for 2018 Endurance Races

On Friday, Scuderia Corsa announced that they will field a second Ferrari 488 GT3 in the four Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup races in 2018.  That car, the No. 64, will be shared at Daytona by Townsend Bell, Sam Bird, Frankie Montecalvo and Bill Sweedler.  Bird, who is full-time in …

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Ford’s Young Guns to Team Up for CTSC BMW Endurance Challenge

On Thursday morning, Ford Performance announced a full court press on the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge’s season opening BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona.  On Jan. 26, four of Ford Performance’s development drivers will be sharing two Ford Mustang GT4s in the Grand Sport class. Those four drivers are former …

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Porsche Details 2018 Factory GTE Plans for WEC and IMSA

On Saturday night, Porsche unveiled their 2018 GTE plans at their annual Night of Champions gala in Weissach, Germany.  With the 919 Hybrid no longer racing, the company has recommitted itself to their GT roots. The “forward-engined” Porsche 911 RSR that debuted in 2017 will continue to compete full-time in …

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Michael Shank Racing Announces 2018 Programs

On Friday morning, Michael Shank Racing announced two separate racing programs for the 2018 season at the PRI Trade Show in Indianapolis.  For the Verizon IndyCar Series, the team announced a part-time effort in partnership with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports.  Meanwhile, the team’s two-car program in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship …

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David Heinemeier Hansson Signs with 3GT Racing for 2018

On Friday morning, 3GT Racing announced that Danish programmer/racer David Heinemeier Hansson has signed to drive full-time for the team in the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  He will co-drive the No. 15 Lexus RC F GT3 alongside Jack Hawksworth. For Heinemeier Hansson, the move is a return of sorts.  …

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HART Reconstitutes Itself, Announces 2018 Endurance Schedule

On Thursday, the Honda of America Racing Team (HART) announced that they will return to the track as a team in 2018.  They will compete in the four Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup races with one Acura NSX GT3.  Ryan Eversley will return to the team, along with longtime …

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