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Couch Potato Tuesday: Olympics Push NASCAR To The Background On NBC

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Welcome back. Hope you guys enjoyed the off week for the Sprint Cup Series. It was not very relaxing for me, personally, but I enjoyed myself. Could have done without the thunderstorms, though. Speaking of thunderstorms, that’s effectively what plagued Saturday’s Mid-Ohio Challenge from Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the XFINITY Series. As I’ve told …

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3 XFINITY Teams Make Mid-Ohio Driver Announcements

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When NASCAR released the entry list for Saturday’s XFINITY Series Mid-Ohio Challenge, the No. 18 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing was listed with TBA (To Be Announced) in the drivers’ slot.  On Wednesday, they announced their man for the weekend. JGR will be fielding 39-year old Owen Kelly this weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.  For …

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Starworks Motorsport wins Northeast Grand Prix

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Saturday afternoon saw the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship take on Lime Rock Park in Connecticut.  With the Prototype class not on-site, it was the Prototype Challenge class that were the headliners, despite GT Le Mans getting the majority of the attention (see: The fact that the GT Le Mans class got the anchor spot in …

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Starworks Motorsport, CORE autosport Pace WeatherTech Practices

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At Lime Rock Park, traffic appears to be the name of the game all weekend in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  With 31 cars entered for a race on a 1.474-mile road course, space is at a premium.  It is hard to get a clean lap.  On Friday, teams tried to do that to learn …

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Action Express Racing Scores Second Consecutive 1-2

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

On Sunday at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, it seemed like Mazda Motorsports had the right stuff early on to take a victory.  However, an air jack issue and a mechanical failure dropped the race directly into the lap of Action Express Racing for the second week in a row. After Wayne Taylor Racing‘s Ricky Taylor …

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Action Express Racing Fastest on Opening Day at Sebring

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On Thursday, fairly hot weather greeted the 49 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams entered in Saturday’s Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring as practice got underway.  Temperatures nearly 90 degrees curbed lap times to a certain extent.  In the morning and at night, it was possible to put down some good times, though. In the …

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