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Frederic Makowiecki Wins Michelin GT Challenge at VIR Pole

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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 the most knowledgeable driver about …

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Laurens Vanthoor, Jack Hawksworth Top VIR Practice in Changeable Conditions

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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, the schedule was effectively swapped …

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Acura Team Penske Squeaks Out Victory at Wet Road America

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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 go and held on to …

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Corey Lewis, Sheena Monk Win Road America 120

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Motorsport In Action’s Corey Lewis and Sheena Monk emerged victorious in Saturday’s Road America 120 at Road America in Wisconsin.  For Monk, it is her first career Michelin Pilot Challenge victory and only the second of her professional career.  For Lewis, it is his third victory in the series. “This is just truly amazing,” Lewis …

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Ricky Taylor Wins Road Race Showcase Pole

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Acura Team Penske swept the front row Saturday (Aug. 1) for the Road Race Showcase at Road America.  Ricky Taylor will lead the field to green Sunday after winning the pole with a lap at 133.621 mph. “It was a great team effort, first of all,” Taylor said afterwards.  “The car is wildly different than …

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Dane Cameron Fastest Overall in Road Race Showcase Practice

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Acura Team Penske’s Dane Cameron was fastest overall in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice at Road America.  The young factory racer set a lap at 133.353 mph Saturday morning (Aug. 1) to lead the charge. Practice No. 1 Friday afternoon saw the Cadillacs show good pace early on in the session.  Action Express Racing’s Felipe …

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Nate Stacy Wins Road America 120 Pole

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KohR Motorsports’ Nate Stacy won the pole early Saturday morning (Aug. 1) for the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Road America 120.  He did so by lapping the 4.048-mile Road America circuit at an average of 107.077 mph, a new track record for Grand Sport. The times slowly came down during the session.  CarBahn Motorsports with …

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Trent Hindman Fastest in Road America Michelin Pilot Challenge Practice

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Archangel Motorsports’ Trent Hindman was fastest overall Friday (July 31) in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge practice at Road America.  Hindman’s lap at 106.301 mph during the opening practice session held up throughout the day. Practice No. 1 Hindman’s quick lap of the day came only 20 minutes into the session.  It is still more than …

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Entry List: Road Race Showcase

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There will be 31 cars on track Sunday for the Road Race Showcase, the fourth round of the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  This is up two teams from Sebring, mainly due to the fact that this is a full round of the championship for the GT Daytona class. In the Prototype class, the team …

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