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United Autosports Wins ELMS 4 Hours of Silverstone

United Autosports’ Filipe Albuquerque took the overall lead away from G-Drive Racing’s Ryo Hirakawa with two minutes remaining on the clock.  From there, Albuquerque pulled away to take the overall victory in the European Le Mans Series’ season-opening 4 Hours of Silverstone by 6.339 seconds.  Teammates Hugo de Sadeleer and …

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Toyota Sweeps 6 Hours of Silverstone Front Row

On Saturday, Toyota GAZOO Racing swept the front row for Sunday’s 6 Hours of Silverstone.  The best laps from Kamui Kobayashi and Mike Conway averaged 97.304 seconds (135.448 mph) to claim overall pole for the No. 7 Toyota.  This lap average was nearly three-tenths of a second faster than Anthony …

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Slipstream Saturday: Alonso…and Some Bahrain GP

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The announcement that Fernando Alonso would be skipping the Monaco Grand Prix to race the Indianapolis 500 has garnered almost all of the attention of the Formula 1 paddock.  While in some ways it is a dizzying announcement, brimming with angles to be examined, the overall sense is that the …

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Martins Motorsports Announces Switch to XFINITY Series

Martins Motorsports has announced a return to running part-time in the NASCAR XFINITY Series with driver Tommy Joe Martins. The change comes after fielding a full-time entry in the Camping World Truck Series last season. The team will begin at Bristol Motor Speedway in the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 on …

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Ben Hanley Earns Silverstone ELMS Pole for DragonSpeed

Back in January, DragonSpeed’s Ben Hanley was the fastest driver of all at the Roar Before the 24 in his ORECA 07-Gibson.  Going back to Europe has not diminished his pace at all. On Saturday, Hanley won the overall pole for the European Le Mans Series’ season-opening 4 Hours of …

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Kazuki Nakajima Fastest in Silverstone Friday Practice

On Friday, Toyota GAZOO Racing flexed their muscles during the FIA World Endurance Championship’s two practice sessions on Silverstone Circuit’s Arena course.  Kazuki Nakajima turned the fastest lap of the day with a lap of 98.210 seconds (134.198 mph). Free Practice No. 1 Toyota showed their strength early in the day. …

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Holding a Pretty Wheel: Room to Move

As elusive as the printed form is, NASCAR has rules.  Sports in general have policies covering everything from how the game is played to how players dress for competition.  The rules put the competition on equal ground, at least to start. There are good teams and those who don’t perform …

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Friday Faceoff: Who’s Hall of Fame Worthy?

For the first time, Goodyear will bring two different tires to the All-Star Race weekend, and teams can choose between two compounds: a  harder, more durable tire that will allow them to start with better track position, or a softer, faster tire which they would start behind those choosing the …

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