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Magnus Racing, Archangel Motorsports Team Up to Field Acura NSX GT3 EVO in 2021

2020 Daytona IWSC Marco Mapelli Car Phil Allaway

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Magnus Racing and Archangel Motorsports separately announced Monday (Dec. 7) that they will team up to field the No. 44 full-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2021.  The team, which will be known as Magnus with Archangel, will run an Acura NSX GT3 EVO in the GT Daytona class.  Andy Lally and John …

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Jimmie Johnson Joins Action Express Racing All-Star Squad for Rolex 24

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Rick Hendrick recently teased that seven-time Cup champion would compete in the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January.  It is now official. Action Express Racing announced Friday (Dec. 4) that Jimmie Johnson will head up a second Cadillac DPi-V.R. team, No. 48, for the Rolex 24 weekend.  He’ll be joined by Simon Pagenaud, Kamui Kobayashi …

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Nick Tandy, Alexander Sims Join Corvette Racing for 2021

2020 Charlotte IWSC Tommy Milner Car Courtesy of IMSA

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Corvette Racing announced Thursday that Nick Tandy will join the factory team in 2021 to drive the No. 4 Chevrolet Corvette C8.R full-time in the 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship alongside Tommy Milner.  Tandy replaces Oliver Gavin, who announced his retirement from full-time racing earlier this year. For Tandy, the move is a big one …

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Ganassi Tabs Kevin Magnussen, Renger van der Zande as Cadillac Drivers

2016 Daytona IWSC Andy Priaulx Car Phil Allaway

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Chip Ganassi Racing announced Thursday (Dec. 3) that Kevin Magnussen and Renger van der Zande will drive the team’s new Cadillac DPi-V.R. full-time in the 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. “If you are in professional racing anywhere in the world, you know the name Chip Ganassi and what it represents in motorsports,” Magnussen said in …

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Vasser Sullivan Racing Confirms 2021 Schedule, Return of Jack Hawksworth, Aaron Telitz

2020 Daytona IWSC Michael de Quesada Car Phil Allaway

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Vasser Sullivan Racing announced Wednesday (Dec. 2) that they will return full-time to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with two Lexus RC F GT3s for the 2021 season.  This comes despite the end of the partnership between Vasser Sullivan Racing and AIM Autosport. The team also announced that Jack Hawksworth and Aaron Telitz will return …

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Juan Pablo Montoya Assumes Endurance Role With Meyer Shank Racing

2020 Laguna Seca IWSC Juan Pablo Montoya Pole Award Courtesy of IMSA

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Meyer Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian announced Wednesday (Dec. 2) that Juan Pablo Montoya will serve as the team’s third driver in the Michelin Endurance Cup races in 2021.  Montoya’s announcement completes the driver lineup for the No. 60 Acura ARX-05.  Montoya joins full-time drivers Dane Cameron and Olivier Pla, along with AJ Allmendinger, who will …

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TeamTGM to Make WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Debut at Daytona

2017 Road Atlanta CTSC Hugh Plumb Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

TeamTGM announced Tuesday (Dec. 1) that they will field an entry in the GT Daytona class for January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.  It will mark the team’s debut in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. For this effort, the team has taken delivery of a new Porsche 911 GT3 R.  While they have never raced the …

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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

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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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