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Helio Castroneves Quickest in Mid-Ohio WeatherTech Practice

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Even though Acura Team Penske is officially now a lame duck team, that doesn’t mean that they still aren’t giving it their absolute best on the track.  In IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice at Mid-Ohio, Helio Castroneves was fastest overall with at 113.857 mph.  Afterwards, he was quite satisfied with the performance. “[Practice] went really …

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Acura Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves, Ricky Taylor Win TireRack.com Grand Prix

SRX driver Helio Castroneves races at Road Atlanta. (September 2020) (Photo: IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Acura Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves and Ricky Taylor recovered from multiple early penalties to win the TireRack.com Grand Prix Saturday (Sept. 5) at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.  It is the second win of the season for the duo as they continued their strong 2020 IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car championship season. “Great team effort today, I …

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NASCAR 101: Recent Double-Duty IndyCar & NASCAR Drivers

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Those who strictly follow NASCAR’s national series may not recognize RC Enerson‘s name, but those who also watch other racing disciplines — such as the NTT IndyCar Series — will. Enerson, a 23-year-old from Florida, will make his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut this weekend at Road America, piloting the No. 07 for SS-Greenlight Racing. He’s …

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Oliver Jarvis, Juan Pablo Montoya Top Daytona WeatherTech Practices

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is back in action after being away for more than five months.  Despite significant change since Daytona, the Mazda RT24-P is still a very fast car on Daytona International Speedway’s ROVAL.  Mazda’s Oliver Jarvis, driving the car that won the pole for the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January, was …

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Action Express Racing Caps Dominant Weekend With Petit Le Mans Victory

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Action Express Racing’s No. 31 Cadillac of Eric Curran, Pipo Derani and Felipe Nasr had been the dominant car for much of the weekend. However, victory was not guaranteed until teammate Filipe Albuquerque had an issue with the left front corner of the car while leading. That put Albuquerque through the gravel and Derani in …

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Dane Cameron, Juan Pablo Montoya Dominate to Win At Laguna Seca

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Acura Team Penske’s Dane Cameron was able to take the overall lead away from teammate Ricky Taylor 55 minutes into the Monterey SportsCar Championship Powered by McLaren Sunday (Sep. 14).  Once out front, Cameron was able to easily hold off the No. 7 Acura.  Once Helio Castroneves fell back, Cameron was able to pull away …

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Dane Cameron Fastest Overall in Friday Road America Practice

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Acura Team Penske’s No. 6 team was the team to beat Friday at Road America.  Dane Cameron was fastest overall with a lap at 132.472 mph during opening practice for Sunday’s IMSA Road Race Showcase. Practice No. 1 Cameron’s fast lap of the day came relatively early in the session.  That allowed the rest of …

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Juan Pablo Montoya, Dane Cameron Win at Detroit, Earn 2nd Straight Win

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Acura Team Penske’s Juan Pablo Montoya and Dane Cameron entered Detroit on a roll and left Belle Isle Park on a roll.  The duo teamed up to win Saturday’s Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear from the pole for their second straight overall victory. “Certainly we’ll take [the win].  It’s a little bit unexpected …

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Juan Pablo Montoya Wins Detroit Pole; Acura Team Penske Sweeps Front Row

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Acura Team Penske’s recent excellent form continued Friday (May 31) at Belle Isle Park as Juan Pablo Montoya claimed pole for Saturday’s Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear.  It is Montoya’s first pole of 2019 and the No. 6 car’s second of the year (teammate Dane Cameron won the pole at Sebring). “It’s great.  …

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Juan Pablo Montoya, Dane Cameron Win at Mid-Ohio

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Acura Team Penske’s Dane Cameron was able to get himself to the lead early Sunday (May 5) at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.  Once Juan Pablo Montoya got in the car, he spent much of the second half of the race battling with Mazda Team Joest’s Tristan Nunez.  Montoya pulled away over the final 25 minutes …

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