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Connor De Phillippi to Drive for BMW, Bill Auberlen in New Role

On Thursday, BMW Team RLL announced that Connor De Phillippi will drive full-time for the organization in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2018.  He will replace veteran Bill Auberlen, who will step back from full-time racing to become a Brand Ambassador for BMW of North America.  The 49-year old …

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CORE autosport Signs Loïc Duval, Romain Dumas for Daytona

CORE autosport is moving up to the Prototype class in 2018.  In Daytona, they plan to make a big splash.  On Thursday, the Rock Hill, S.C.-based team announced that former LMP1 racers Loïc Duval and Romain Dumas will join full-time drivers Jon Bennett and Colin Braun in the No. 54 …

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Performance Tech Motorsports Acquires ORECA 07 for 2018 IMSA Season

On Thursday, Performance Tech Motorsports announced that they will move up to the top-flite Prototype class in 2018.  They will replace their Prototype Challenge class ORECA FLM09-Chevrolet with a brand new ORECA 07-Gibson. For team owner Brent O’Neill, working with familiar people is key for this move. “We know everybody …

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JDC/Miller Motorsports Signs Simon Trummer for 2nd Car

On Wednesday, JDC/Miller MotorSports announced that they have signed Simon Trummer to drive the team’s new second full-time ORECA 07-Gibson in 2018.  The new car will use No. 84. Trummer is very excited about his new venture. “I have always wanted to race in the US and IMSA at the …

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Credit One Bank Expands Sponsorship of Kyle Larson in Multi-Year Deal

On Tuesday evening, Chip Ganassi Racing announced that Credit One Bank has signed a multi-year deal to return as a primary sponsor on Kyle Larson‘s No. 42 Chevrolet.  With Target leaving the team, Credit One Bank is substantially increasing their sponsorship of Larson so that they will have the largest …

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Mazda Team Joest Announces 2018 Drivers

At the LA Auto Show on Tuesday, Mazda unveiled the six drivers that will wheel the new generation Mazda RT24-P in the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for Mazda Team Joest.  The squad will be a mix of new and returning drivers. Jonathan Bomarito and Tristan Nunez, who shared the …

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Matt Borland Named Crew Chief for Ty Dillon in 2018

Germain Racing named veteran crew chief Matt Borland as Ty Dillon‘s crew chief for the 2018 season on Monday. Borland will take over the role that Robert “Bootie” Barker had nailed down for the past eight seasons with the organization leading drivers Max Papis, Casey Mears and Dillon. According to …

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