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IMSA Holds Annual State of the Series; Adds LMP3 to WeatherTech Championship for 2021

IMSA held their annual State of the Series presentation remotely Wednesday (Sept. 9).  In it, a number of announcements were made pertaining to IMSA’s immediate future. The point structure is getting an overhaul for all three of IMSA’s primary series.  Points in the races will be decatupled for 2021.  A …

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Acura Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves, Ricky Taylor Win TireRack.com Grand Prix

Acura Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves and Ricky Taylor recovered from multiple early penalties to win the TireRack.com Grand Prix Saturday (Sept. 5) at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.  It is the second win of the season for the duo as they continued their strong 2020 IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car championship season. …

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Helio Castroneves Wins TireRack.com Grand Prix Pole

Qualifying for the TireRack.com Grand Prix was incredibly competitive Friday evening (Sep. 4).  Once the dust cleared and sun set, Acura Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves claimed the pole for the six-hour race with a lap at 133.151 mph.  He was overjoyed with his effort given the competition “I tell you …

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Sebastian Priaulx Fastest Overall in Road Atlanta Pilot Challenge Practice; Fire Strikes Motorsports In Action

Multimatic Motorsports’ Sebastian Priaulx was fastest overall in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge practice Friday (Sep. 4) at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.  During the afternoon practice session, Priaulx turned in a lap at 104.898 mph. Practice No. 1 Early on, the man to beat on track was Motorsports In Action’s Corey …

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Action Express Racing Dominates Road Atlanta Practice

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is back at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta a month early this year for the TireRack.com Grand Prix.  Through two practice sessions, things don’t look all that different from last year’s Motul Petit Le Mans.  Action Express Racing’s Felipe Nasr was fastest overall with a lap …

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Entry List: TireRack.com Grand Prix

This weekend’s TireRack.com Grand Prix at Michelin Raceway Laguna Seca was not originally on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule at the start of the 2020 season.  It was created to replace the Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen at Watkins Glen International, which was cancelled as a result of …

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Corvette Racing Claims 4th Consecutive Win With VIR Triumph; Bill Auberlen Makes History

Corvette Racing’s Jordan Taylor and Antonio Garcia overcome troubles Saturday (Aug. 23) to claim overall victory in the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR.  It is the fourth straight victory for Corvette Racing and the third in four races for Garcia and Taylor. “I think it’s just a staple of Corvette …

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Frederic Makowiecki Wins Michelin GT Challenge at VIR Pole

Porsche GT Team showed superior pace in the dry Friday morning and that pace continued in qualifying.  Frederic Makowiecki won the pole for Saturday’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIR with a lap at 117.264 mph, a new track record for the GT Le Mans class. For Makowiecki, he’s actually not …

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Laurens Vanthoor, Jack Hawksworth Top VIR Practice in Changeable Conditions

Porsche GT Team showed their muscle early Friday morning (Aug. 21) at VIRginia International Raceway.  Laurens Vanthoor turned in the fastest practice lap of the day with a lap at 115.923 mph in his Porsche 911 RSR-19. Practice No. 1 Due to the Indianapolis 500 being moved to this weekend, …

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Acura Team Penske Squeaks Out Victory at Wet Road America

After a bone dry weekend at Road America, the last hour of the Road Race Showcase Sunday (Aug. 2) brought torrential rains to the 4.048-mile road course.  Acura Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves was able to take the lead from Wayne Taylor Racing’s Renger van der Zande with four laps to …

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