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Eurasia Motorsport Partners with Rick Ware Racing for IMSA Debut

2020 Spa Francorchamps WEC Nick Foster Car Marius Hecker Adrenal Media

(Photo: Marius Hecker@AdrenalMedia.com)

Eurasia Motorsport announced Friday (Nov. 27) that they will enter the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for the first time.  The team has entered into a partnership with Rick Ware Racing and BAM Motorsport to field a Ligier JS P217-Gibson in the LMP2 class under the team name of RWR Eurasia.  The effort is designed to …

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Ricky Taylor Returns to Wayne Taylor Racing As Part of New Lineup

2020 Road America IWSC Wayne Taylor Ricky Taylor Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Wayne Taylor Racing announced their driver lineup for the 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Monday (Nov. 23).  The group of four drivers are all known quantities to the series, and to an extent the team itself. Ricky Taylor, son of team owner Wayne Taylor, will return to the organization to drive the No. 10 Konica …

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Couch Potato Monday: NBC Sports’ Sebring Coverage Expansive, But A Bit Distracted At Times

2020 Sebring IWSC Ricky Taylor Renger van der Zande Racing Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Today, we’re going road racing.  Unlike NBC Sports’ NASCAR and INDYCAR coverage, the IMSA broadcast booth never went to the track after the shutdown.  The only difference here is that it was likely the plan all along, even without a pandemic. Given that this was a 12-hour race, NBC Sports did not use the same …

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Era Motorsport Returns For Rolex 24, Adds Ryan Dalziel, Paul-Loup Chatin

2020 Daytona IWSC Dwight Merriman Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Era Motorsport announced Wednesday (Nov. 18) that the team will return to action for January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona, in the LMP2 class.  Team owner Kyle Tilley will return with co-driver Dwight Merriman.  They will be joined by Ryan Dalziel and Paul-Loup Chatin. “I’m delighted we get another crack at the Rolex 24 At Daytona,” …

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Dane Cameron Moves to Meyer Shank Racing For 2021

2020 Road Atlanta IWSC Dane Cameron Courtesy of IMSA 1

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Meyer Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian announced Monday (Nov. 16) that Dane Cameron will drive the team’s No. 60 Acura ARX-05 full-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2021.  Cameron joins Olivier Pla, who was previously announced to the other full-time seat with the team. “I’m excited to join Meyer Shank Racing and continue my …

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Mazda Motorsports Claims Victory in Wild Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring

2020 Sebring IWSC Ryan Hunter Reay Car Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

The Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring presented by Advance Auto Parts Saturday (Nov. 14) was a rough-and-tumble affair.  Being in the right position to take advantage of others’ misfortune was key.  Mazda Motorsports was in position to score a one-two finish, but Oliver Jarvis cut his left rear tire with 28 minutes to go.  …

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Renger van der Zande Quickest in 12 Hours of Sebring Practice

2020 Sebring IWSC Renger van der Zande Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Wayne Taylor Racing’s Renger van der Zande was fastest overall in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice Thursday (Nov. 12) at Sebring International Raceway with a lap at 125.272 mph. Practice No. 1 In the morning practice, Acura Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves was fastest overall with a lap at 123.116 mph in his Acura ARX-05.  Castroneves’ …

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Entry List: Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring

2020 Sebring IWSC Ana Beatriz Simon Trummer Racing Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

This Saturday, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship wraps up their season with the 68th Annual Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring at Sebring International Raceway.  This race was originally planned to be in the traditional mid-March slot, but the shutdown put the kibosh on that.  Instead, the race is running during what was originally planned …

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Team Orders Give Helio Castroneves, Ricky Taylor Victory At Laguna Seca

2020 Laguna Seca IWSC Ricky Taylor Car Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

The vast majority of the Hyundai Monterey Sports Car Championship Sunday (Nov. 1) was dominated by Acura Team Penske’s Dane Cameron and Juan Pablo Montoya.  However, team orders resulted in Cameron giving way to Ricky Taylor entering turn 11 coming to the white flag.  That allowed Ricky Taylor and Helio Castroneves to take their fourth …

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