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Entry List: Northeast Grand Prix

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For Saturday’s Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park, there were originally 22 cars entered in the race.  That number has since dropped to 21. In the GT Le Mans class, there are no real changes from CTMP.  Tommy Milner is still recovering from his hand injury suffered at Watkins Glen, so Marcel Fässler will …

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Pace Laps: Kentucky Speedway Shakes Up Each of NASCAR’s Top-3 Series

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Kurt Busch Wins the Battle of the Brothers It was a battle between brothers to close out the night’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. When a flat tire and spin from Bubba Wallace brought out the caution at lap 262, the field prepared for overtime. Joey Logano and Kyle …

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Pace Laps: Daytona Provides Pair of Surprise Winners

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Upset Winner Leaves NASCAR Fans Irate Last July, Justin Haley left Daytona International Speedway feeling like the track might have owed him one. His thrilling last-lap pass of Kyle Larson in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race was disallowed when officials determined he dipped below the yellow line. A potential win …

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Mazda Team Joest Takes 2nd Straight 1-2 Finish At CTMP

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Last Sunday, Mazda Team Joest claimed their maiden victory at Watkins Glen.  This Sunday (July 7) saw the No. 77 of Oliver Jarvis and Tristan Nunez pass their teammates on their final pit stop.  From there, Jarvis led their teammates home to win the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix presented by Acura in another one-two …

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Greedy Lap Earns Colin Braun Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix Pole

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CORE autosport’s Colin Braun entered lap time territory Saturday (July 6) at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park that has not been seen in over a decade.  He claimed the overall pole for Sunday’s Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix presented by Acura with a lap at 135.250 mph.  It is a WeatherTech SportsCar Championship track record and …

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Colin Braun Sweeps CTMP WeatherTech Friday Practices

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CORE autosport’s Colin Braun was the fastest man at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park last season en route to victory in an ORECA 07-Gibson.  Switching to the Nissan DPi hasn’t slowed Braun down at all as he was fastest overall in WeatherTech practice with a lap at 134.382 mph. Practice No. 1 In the morning session, …

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Entry List: Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix Presented By Acura

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This weekend’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix presented by Acura originally had 37 entries.  Then, two GT Daytona teams withdrew to drop that number to 35.  We’ll start with them. First, Moorespeed has withdrawn their No. 19 Audi R8 LMS GT3 for the second week in a row.  The withdrawal stems …

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Pace Laps: Big Moments For NASCAR’s Up-And-Coming Talents In Alex Bowman, Cole Custer

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Alex Bowman’s Big Moment He was the quiet, unassuming replacement for Dale Earnhardt Jr. that spent years toiling in underfunded rides. Alex Bowman has spent the last year-plus racing under the shadows of his flashy, more marketable 20-something teammates: Chase Elliott and William Byron. He’s seven titles short of Jimmie …

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Mazda Team Joest Scores Debut Victory at Watkins Glen

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Mazda has struggled on and off for the past five years in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  Their car is fast, but they’ve had bad luck.  Sunday (June 30) saw Mazda Team Joest put it all together as Harry Tincknell, Jonathan Bomarito and Olivier Pla claimed overall honors in the Sahlen’s Six Hours at the …

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Oliver Jarvis Wins Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen Pole

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Mazda Team Joest’s Mazda RT24-P showed Saturday (June 29) that it is still the fastest car on high speed circuits. Oliver Jarvis won the pole for Sunday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen with a track record lap at 136.548 mph. “I love this place,” Jarvis said after qualifying. “This place is just amazing. You …

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