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Watkins Glen Sports Car Wrap-Up

The new Porsche 963 that will race in WEC and IMSA. (Photo: Porsche AG)

(Photo: Porsche AG)

Watkins Glen International saw a wild Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen end with a bunch of confusion, and the new Porsche 963 has been unveiled.

Sebastien Bourdais, Renger van der Zande Score Long Beach Triumph After Early Trouble

Renger van der Zande takes the checkered flag to win the IMSA Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, 4/9/2022 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Sebastien Bourdais nosed into the wall in the first 10 minutes Saturday. He recovered from there to win at Long Beach with Renger van der Zande.

Pipo Derani Fastest in Sebring WeatherTech Practices

Pipo Derani in Sunset Bend during practice for the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring, 3/17/2022 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Action Express Racing’s Pipo Derani was fastest in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice Thursday at Sebring at 127.319 mph.

Entry List: Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring

Mario Farnbacher and Robby Foley racing during the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring, 11/14/2020 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring has 53 teams entered, the most since 2014.

Paul Miller Racing Switches To BMW; To Miss Rolex 24

Bryan Sellers during the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR, 10/9/2021 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Paul Miller Racing announced Tuesday (Jan. 4) that they will be switching from their Lamborghini Huracan GT3 to the new BMW M4 GT3.  Unfortunately, that change comes with a caveat.  Due to a lack of inventory of new cars, Paul Miller Racing will not have their new car in time to race in the Rolex …

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Felipe Nasr, Pipo Derani Sweep IMSA Weekend at Long Beach

Felipe Nasr and Pipo Derani pose on top of their Cadillac DPi-V.R. after winning the IMSA Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, 9/25/2021 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Action Express Racing’s Pipo Derani and Felipe Nasr capped off a weekend sweep Saturday (Sept. 25) in Long Beach.  The duo were fastest in both practices, won the pole, then led 73 of 78 laps to win the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach. “It was a clean sweep,” Nasr said …

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Wayne Taylor Racing Defends Rolex 24 Victory, Sets Distance Record

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Mazda Team Joest may have had the fastest car for much of the race, but they were not perfect.  Neither was Wayne Taylor Racing.  They were able to come to the front during the overnight hours.  When the Mazdas began to fall off, the Konica Minolta-sponsored Cadillac pulled away.  When the clock struck 1:40 p.m., …

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Olivier Pla Sets All-Time Fastest ROAR Lap in Qualifying Session

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

The height of on-track activity Sunday (Jan. 5) at Daytona International Speedway came during the qualifying session for DPi and LMP2 teams.  Mazda Team Joest’s Olivier Pla set a lap at 137.328 mph to lead the pack.  This is an unofficial track record for Daytona International Speedway’s road course. https://www.facebook.com/mazdamotorsport/videos/614550919301042/ Pla’s lap was two-tenths of …

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