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Oliver Jarvis Unofficially Breaks Track Record in Roar Qualifying

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams have a qualifying session during the Roar Before the 24 in order to determine pit and garage selections for the Rolex 24 at Daytona.  It’s also meant to curb sandbagging.  Mazda Team Joest was most definitely not sandbagging on Sunday.  Oliver Jarvis unofficially broke the …

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Jonathan Bomarito Treads Where Few Have Gone to Top Day No. 2 at Daytona

Mazda Team Joest continued Saturday (Jan. 5) to show that they have a lot of speed in their Mazda RT24-P.  Jonathan Bomarito turned in the fastest lap of the day during the night session with a lap at 135.571 mph.  The lap is less than seven-tenths of a second off …

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NBC Sports Announces IMSA Broadcast Booth for 2019 Season

NBC Sports revealed their broadcast booth lineup for the 2019 IMSA season Thursday night (Jan. 3).  Leigh Diffey will serve as the play-by-play commentator for IMSA races in addition to his work on INDYCAR broadcasts.  He will be joined by Calvin Fish, the sole booth holdover from last year’s coverage …

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Matt McMurry, Gabriel Aubry Join PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports for 2019

PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports announced Wednesday (Dec. 19) that the team will field their ORECA 07-Gibson for Matt McMurry and Gabriel Aubry full-time in the LMP2 class in 2019.  The two youngsters will replace Sebastian Saavedra and Gustavo Yacaman as the team’s full-time drivers.   The announcement creates the youngest full-time Prototype …

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Precision Performance Motorsports Launches WeatherTech Championship Effort

Precision Performance Motorsports announced Tuesday (Dec. 18) that they have acquired a Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Evo and intend to race full-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2019.  It will be the first foray into full-time endurance racing for the Rick Gdovic-owned team. “We had a really great year …

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MONTAPLAST by Land-Motorsport Reveals Rolex 24 at Daytona Lineup

MONTAPLAST by Land-Motorsport announced a revamped driver lineup for their No. 29 Audi R8 LMS GT3 for January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona on Friday (Dec. 14).  Christopher Mies is the only driver from the team’s lineup in January to return to the No. 29.  He’ll be joined by Daniel Morad, …

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