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24 Hours of Le Mans Postponed to September

(Photo: Keating Motorsports)

The 24 Hours of Le Mans, originally scheduled for June 13-14, has been postponed to Sept. 19-20, the Federation international Automobile (FIA) announced Wednesday (March 18). The Automobile Club de l’Ouest, along with the FIA and World Endurance Championship, made the decision to postpone due to the coronavirus outbreak and current restrictions in France and …

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Pace Laps: Joey Logano & Brandon Jones Victorious in Phoenix

(Photo: Randy Lanning)

NASCAR Cup Series: Joey Logano Takes 2 of 3 in West Coast Swing Joey Logano and crew chief Paul Wolfe have proven they’re a duo that needs to be looked at already when discussing who may be a part of this year’s championship contenders. Sure, it may be early in the season, but it’s hard …

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Trent Hindman, Shelby Blackstock Earn Weekend Sweep at COTA

(Photo: HPD)

Racers Edge Motorsports’ Trent Hindman and Shelby Blackstock comprehensively controlled the second GT World Challenge America powered by AWS race of the weekend Sunday (March 8).  The duo started from the pole and were never seriously threatened en route to the weekend sweep. On the start, Hindman was able to take the advantage and pull …

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Michael Cooper Wins COTA GT4 America Sprint Race No. 2

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Blackdog Speed Shop’s Michael Cooper was able to get past pole sitter Drew Staveley and held on to take his first victory of 2020 Sunday at Circuit of the Americas.  It is Cooper’s fifth GT4 America Sprint overall victory since the beginning of 2019. Staveley won the pole for Race No. 2 by virtue of …

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Trent Hindman, Shelby Blackstock Win GT World Challenge America Opener

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

For the first GT World Challenge America race of 2020 at Circuit of the Americas Saturday (March 7), there was only one car entered in the Silver class.  That car, the No. 93 Acura driven by Trent Hindman (pictured above) and Shelby Blackstock, took the overall lead early and drove away from the field to …

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Nolasport Dominates Pirelli GT4 America SprintX Opener

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

The year may be 2020, but it doesn’t seem like much has changed in Pirelli GT4 America SprintX.  NolaSport’s Matt Travis and Jason Hart dominated the season opener Saturday (March 7) for Pirelli GT4 America SprintX at Circuit of the Americas to win for the second straight year. Marco Polo Motorsports’ Nicolai Elghanayan won the …

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Drew Staveley Wins Pirelli GT4 America Sprint Season Opener

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Ian Lacy Racing’s Drew Staveley started from the pole Saturday (March 7) and fought off Michael Cooper to take his first career Pirelli GT4 America Sprint victory as a Pro driver. “To win one of these races is a real tough thing to do and we’ve been working on it for a long time,” Staveley …

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Gradient Racing Announces IMSA Return for WeatherTech Sprint Cup

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Graident Racing announced Wednesday (March 4) that they will return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2020 and make a run at the WeatherTech Sprint Cup in the GT Daytona.  Longtime teammates Marc Miller and Till Bechtolsheimer will reunite to share the No. 36 Acura NSX GT3 starting at Long Beach in April. “2019 …

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