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Pace Laps: Heartbreak & Triumph in Kansas

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Stewart-Haas Racing’s Blessing And Curse At Kansas Kevin Harvick lost the battle at Kansas Speedway. He and his Stewart-Haas Racing organization could easily win the war. But man, they do make it hard on themselves, right? Harvick had victory in the bag Sunday (Oct. 21) …

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Ben Hanley Wins 4 Hours of Monza Pole After TDS Exclusion

TDS Racing’s Matthieu Vaxiviere was fastest in qualifying Saturday morning (May 12) for Sunday’s European Le Mans Series 4 Hours of Monza.  Vaxivière lapped the 3.599-mile road course in 95.456 seconds (135.732 mph) in his ORECA 07-Gibson, the fastest lap of the weekend.  However, the No. 33 ORECA 07-Gibson was …

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DragonSpeed to Move Up to WEC LMP1 for 2018-2019 Season

On Tuesday morning, 2017 European Le Mans Series LMP2 champions DragonSpeed announced that they will be moving up to the FIA World Endurance Championship’s LMP1 class in 2018.  It will not be the championship-winning No. 22 moving up, though.  It will be the 10Star DragonSpeed No. 21 that will make …

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Toyota Claims Nürburgring Pole With Consistent Laps

In the FIA World Endurance Championship, two drivers per car qualify and the average of each driver’s best lap determines their time.  Porsche LMP Team’s André Lotterer turned in the fastest lap of the whole weekend during his time in the car, but it was not enough to give Porsche …

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Porsche Tops Free Practice Charts at Nürburgring, Brings Challenge to Toyota

For the FIA World Endurance Championship, this weekend’s action at the Nürburgring in Germany is the first time that all teams are on the high-downforce aero package.  With Porsche debuting their high-downforce package Friday, they are now on par with Toyota. Porsche LMP Team’s Brendon Hartley was fastest overall on Friday …

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Sébastien Buemi Fastest in Happy Hour, BMW Tops GTLM

In Daytona Beach this time of year, the average high is 68 degrees with lows in the upper 40’s.  On Sunday, temperatures barely got to the upper 40’s for highs.  In addition, the winds kicked up out of the north to over 20 mph.  As a result, a number of …

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DragonSpeed Fastest in Session No. 6, Marcel Fässler Goes Up in Flames

Saturday morning dawned quite chilly in Daytona Beach.  Temperatures hovered around 35 degrees when teams arrived at the track for the third and final day of the Roar Before the 24.  Some teams chose to do the bare minimum, thinking that they couldn’t learn all that much in the cold …

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