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Eurasia Motorsport Partners with Rick Ware Racing for IMSA Debut

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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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Ricky Taylor Returns to Wayne Taylor Racing As Part of New Lineup

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Wayne Taylor Racing announced their driver lineup for the 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Monday (Nov. 23).  The group of four drivers are all known quantities to the series, and to an extent the team itself. Ricky Taylor, son of team owner Wayne Taylor, will return to the organization to drive the No. 10 Konica …

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Couch Potato Monday: NBC Sports’ Sebring Coverage Expansive, But A Bit Distracted At Times

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Today, we’re going road racing.  Unlike NBC Sports’ NASCAR and INDYCAR coverage, the IMSA broadcast booth never went to the track after the shutdown.  The only difference here is that it was likely the plan all along, even without a pandemic. Given that this was a 12-hour race, NBC Sports did not use the same …

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Era Motorsport Returns For Rolex 24, Adds Ryan Dalziel, Paul-Loup Chatin

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Era Motorsport announced Wednesday (Nov. 18) that the team will return to action for January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona, in the LMP2 class.  Team owner Kyle Tilley will return with co-driver Dwight Merriman.  They will be joined by Ryan Dalziel and Paul-Loup Chatin. “I’m delighted we get another crack at the Rolex 24 At Daytona,” …

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Dane Cameron Moves to Meyer Shank Racing For 2021

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Meyer Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian announced Monday (Nov. 16) that Dane Cameron will drive the team’s No. 60 Acura ARX-05 full-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2021.  Cameron joins Olivier Pla, who was previously announced to the other full-time seat with the team. “I’m excited to join Meyer Shank Racing and continue my …

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Mazda Motorsports Claims Victory in Wild Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

The Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring presented by Advance Auto Parts Saturday (Nov. 14) was a rough-and-tumble affair.  Being in the right position to take advantage of others’ misfortune was key.  Mazda Motorsports was in position to score a one-two finish, but Oliver Jarvis cut his left rear tire with 28 minutes to go.  …

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Turner Motorsport Claims Alan Jay Automotive Network 120 Victory; KohR Motorsports Claims Title

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Turner Motorsport’s No. 95 BMW M4 GT4 with Robby Foley and Cameron Lawrence claimed overall victory in the Alan Jay Automotive Network 120 Friday afternoon (Nov. 13) at Sebring International Raceway.  It is Foley’s third win of the season and the first for Lawrence. “I had to fill [Bill Auberlen‘s] shoes today [as the closing …

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Ricky Taylor Wins 12 Hours of Sebring Pole

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Acura Team Penske’s Ricky Taylor claimed the pole Friday morning (Nov. 13) for Saturday’s Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring presented by Advance Auto Parts.  Taylor’s lap at 125.980 mph is not a track record, but it gives Taylor his second pole of 2020 and the fourth for the No. 7 Acura. Taylor’s lap was …

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