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Pace Laps: Quiet Martin Truex Jr. & Weekend of the Kyles

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Martin Truex Jr. Quiet Despite Racing on 2017 Playing Ground Sunday’s Pennzoil 400 seemed like a perfect event for Martin Truex Jr. to win for the single-car Furniture Row Racing team: fourth-place starting spot on a 1.5-mile track in the race he won one year …

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IMSA Mandates Refueling Times in Wake of Land-Motorsport Penalty

IMSA sent a technical bulletin to WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams Thursday (Mar. 1) announcing that they will mandate minimum times for refueling, effective immediately.  Refueling for Prototypes will be a minimum of 30 seconds.  GT Le Mans teams will have to adhere to a 34 second minimum, while GT Daytona …

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Patrick Gallagher Fastest in CTSC Day No. 2 at Sebring

For the final day of IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge testing at Sebring International Raceway, just one session was scheduled.  After three hours of testing, Multimatic Motorsports’ Patrick Gallagher was fastest with a lap of 134.076 seconds (100.421 mph). Gallagher’s time was more than four-tenths of a second slower than …

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CJ Wilson Racing to Race Acura NSX GT3 Part-Time

CJ Wilson Racing officially announced on Radio LeMans’ Midweek Motorsport Wednesday (Feb. 21) that they will race part-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT Daytona class in 2018.  As of now, the team is only confirmed to race at Sebring and Petit Le Mans.  Additional races at Watkins Glen …

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Jesse Lazare Fastest in Day No. 1 of CTSC Sebring Test

On Tuesday, Motorsport in Action’s Jesse Lazare was fastest overall in Day No. 1 of testing for IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams at Sebring International Raceway.  Lazare’s lap of 133.619 seconds (100.764 mph) was a little more than two seconds off of last year’s pole time. Session No. 1 …

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Pace Laps: NASCAR Daytona Roundup For Cup, XFINITY & Camping World Trucks

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Young Guns Steal Daytona 500 Spotlight Except this 500 winner was very different. While Dale Earnhardt rattled people’s cages, a man’s man from the south, the 27-year-old Dillon is… a millennial. He has a video podcast, “Barn Life,” with best friend and jackman Paul Swan. He’s a …

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Ty Majeski Discovers Road Racing Versatility at Daytona

Over the past few years, Ty Majeski has become well-known for his short track skills.  His track record over that time period quickly caught the eye of Ford and Roush Fenway Racing. Winning three straight ARCA Midwest Tour titles against difficult competition and claiming the pole at the Snowball Derby …

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Action Express Overcomes Overheating to Claim Rolex 24 1-2

On Sunday afternoon, Action Express Racing’s No. 5 Cadillac shared by Filipe Albuquerque, Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi overcame significant overheating issues to win the Rolex 24 at Daytona.  For 2018, the Cadillac DPi teams have new 5.5-liter engines, replacing last year’s 6.2-liter units.   Reliability was a question, and in …

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