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Christopher Haase Wins California 8 Hours Pole for Audi Sport Team Land

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Audi Sport Team Land’s Christopher Haase claimed the overall pole for Sunday’s California 8 Hours Saturday afternoon (Oct. 27) in his Audi R8 LMS GT3.  Haase, driving a similar car to the one above, but with a paint scheme resembling the stripes on the American flag, turned in a lap at 96.304 mph in the …

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Pace Laps: A Tame Talladega?

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Team Orders Lead To Tame Talladega The final restrictor plate race in NASCAR history at Talladega also proved to be its most, well, restrictive. There were just 15 lead changes in Sunday’s (Oct. 14) 1000Bulbs.com 500, the fewest in a 500-mile race here since the spring of 1973. A race …

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Don Panoz Dead at 83

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Dr. Don Panoz, Vice Chairman of IMSA and founder of the American Le Mans Series and Panoz Automotive, died on Tuesday after a bout with cancer.  He was 83 years old. Panoz was successful in a number of different industries, from pharmaceuticals to hospitality.  He co-founded Milan Pharmaceuticals as a drug distribution company in 1961 …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Larson, Ross Chastain Come Up Short at Darlington

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Kyle Larson Dominates, But Brad Keselowski Wins Brad Keselowski‘s pit crew stepped up when it mattered on Sunday night’s (Sept. 2) Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, getting the No. 2 out first ahead of Kyle Larson on the final pit stop. Keselowski then held off Larson on the final …

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Rodrigo Baptista Completes Stomping, Sweeps Watkins Glen

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K-PAX Racing’s Rodrigo Baptista capped off a career weekend by leading flag-to-flag Sunday (Sep. 2) to take his second straight GT overall victory at Watkins Glen.  The success on Watkins Glen’s long course even surprised Baptista. “No, I don’t think so,” Baptista said after the race when asked if he’d ever had a car as …

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Rodrigo Baptista Leads Flag-to-Flag to Win Watkins Glen GT Race No. 1

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K-PAX Racing’s Rodrigo Baptista had an excellent day on Saturday (Sep. 1) at Watkins Glen International.  First, he won his first GT overall pole position in the morning.  In the afternoon, he led all 29 laps with ease to claim his very first Pirelli World Challenge solo victory. “[Today’s win] is very special to me,” …

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Entry List: Grand Prix of Watkins Glen

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This weekend, Pirelli World Challenge wraps up their season at Watkins Glen International with a series of eight races on the 3.4-mile long course.  81 teams have lodged entries in seven classes.  One of those teams has already withdrawn. TruSpeed AutoSport’s No. 19 Audi R8 LMS GT3 in the GTA class for Parker Chase is …

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Toni Vilander, Miguel Molina Sweep Utah, Win GT SprintX Title

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R. Ferri Motorsport’s Toni Vilander and Miguel Molina only needed to finish 50 percent of the race to claim the GT SprintX title.  They wanted more than that.  A swell pit stop at the halfway point of the race allowed Vilander to jump Lone Star Racing’s Scott Heckert.  From there, Vilander was able to hold …

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Pace Laps: Kevin Harvick’s Dominance & Justin Allgaier’s Career Year

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: No Circumstances? No Problem for Kevin Harvick Much like Austin Cindric did on Saturday in Mid-Ohio, Kevin Harvick straight up put on a clinic. The only difference between the two was that Harvick landed in Victory Lane while circumstances and a late-race pass for the lead put Justin Allgaier in …

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R. Ferri Motorsports Wins Utah GT SprintX Race No. 1

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R. Ferri Motorsport’s Toni Vilander was able to pass K-PAX Racing’s Rodrigo Baptista just before the 25-minute mark of Saturday’s GT SprintX Race No. 1 from Utah Motorsports Campus.  From there, Vilander and teammate Miguel Molina were not challenged on their way to their fifth SprintX win of the season.  The win all but clinches …

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