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XFINITY Breakdown: Justin Allgaier Goes Back-to-Back on Road Courses

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Justin Allgaier has always been an underrated road course driver, but in 2018, he’s forced into the conversation. And on Saturday (Aug. 25) at Road America, he drove the No. 7 car to its second consecutive victory when making right-hand turns. Allgaier took the green flag from 11th and had an eventful race, just like …

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Entry List: Rock ‘N Roll Tequila 170

(Photo: Brett Moist/NKP)

There are 40 teams entered in Saturday’s Rock ‘N Roll Tequila 170 for the XFINITY Series at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.  Given that this is a standalone race, there’s going to be a fair amount of driver changes.  Even more so that it’s on a road course. As we’ve already reported, IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar …

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Patrick Pilet Fastest Overall in Northeast Grand Prix Practice

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Porsche GT Team’s Patrick Pilet was fastest overall in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice Friday (July 20) at Lime Rock Park.  Pilet’s lap of 105.256 mph is not a class record, but it was significantly quicker than the pack. Practice No. 1 In the morning session, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing IMSA’s Dirk Müller was fastest …

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Andy Lally to Race for Mario Gosselin in 3 XFINITY Races

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Road-racing ace Andy Lally announced on his Twitter and Instagram pages Monday (Feb. 12) that he will run three races in the XFINITY Series this season for Mario Gosselin. Lally will drive the No. 90 Chevrolet at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Road America and the Charlotte Motor Speedway roval. Lally also confirmed he is seeking sponsorship …

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Magnus Racing Announces Full-Time IMSA Return for 2018

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Thursday, Magnus Racing announced that it will return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship full-time in 2018.  Team owner John Potter and the previously announced Andy Lally will reunite and drive the No. 44 Audi R8 LMS GT3 full-time.  Andrew Davis, previously of Stevenson Motorsports, will compete in the Tequila Patron North American Endurance …

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Entry List: WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Roar Before the 24

Over the past few weeks, there has been a lot of discussion about which teams will attempt the Rolex 24 in 2018.  The mandatory Roar Before the 24 test sessions in early January give viewers a look at who will be there.  As of Wednesday, there are 50 teams entered for the three-day test. On …

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Pace Laps: Lights at Martinsville, Lewis Hamilton Crowned Champion & IMSA Changes for 2018

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: The Power of Lights: Something about that Sun seemed to keep the drivers at bay Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. When she decided to make her daily disappearing act for the night, things changed in a big hurry on track. Around lap 300, the speedway flicked on the new once-used LED …

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Andy Lally Returns to Magnus Racing for 2018

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Friday, Magnus Racing announced that Andy Lally will return to the Utah-based organization full-time in 2018.  Lally, who recently helped out on the pit box as the team claimed overall victory in the California 8 Hours, returns after one year with Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian. Lally is quite pleased to return to his …

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Corvette Racing Benefits from BMW Cut Tires to Win at VIR

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

For the vast majority of Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIR, BMW Team RLL’s No. 25 of Bill Auberlen and Alexander Sims dominated the proceedings.  However, a cut tire with 13 minutes to go allowed Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia through to the lead.  Garcia held on to take his and co-driver Jan Magnussen‘s third victory …

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Pace Laps: Miraculous Michigan, Sam Hornish Jr.’s Big Win & Bubba Wallace’s Return

(Photo: Brett Moist / NKP)

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Michigan a Welcome Back for Multiple Drivers – Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 may have been a return to Victory Lane for Kyle Larson, but Michigan International Speedway gave several other drivers a warm welcome back to the front after 202 laps. Starting with one on the podium, Erik Jones tied …

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