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Dane Cameron, Harry Tincknell Fastest in Watkins Glen WeatherTech Practices

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Acura Team Penske’s Dane Cameron was fastest overall in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice Friday (June 28) at Watkins Glen International.  Cameron’s lap at 135.978 mph in Practice No. 2 is more than two seconds faster than last year’s pole speed. Practice No. 1 Mazda Team Joest’s Harry Tincknell was fastest overall in the first …

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R. Ferri Motorsport Dominates Sonoma Blancpain GT Race No. 1

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

R. Ferri Motorsport’s Miguel Molina and Toni Vilander dominated the Blancpain GT World Challenge America proceedings Saturday (June 8) at Sonoma Raceway.  Starting from the overall pole, Molina was aggressive at the start and pulled out a good lead.  Vilander was able to hold that advantage to bring home a flag-to-flag victory. Molina started from …

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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, Dane Cameron Win at Mid-Ohio

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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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Rodrigo Baptista, Maxime Soulet Claim Blancpain GT Race No. 2 at VIR

(Photo: K-PAX Racing)

Sunday afternoon (April 28) saw K-PAX Racing’s Rodrigo Baptista and Maxime Soulet continue the team’s excellent start in 2019.  The duo, driving a repaired Bentley Continental GT3 after Baptista’s crash on Saturday, led the second half of Sunday’s race to claim the victory in Race No. 2 at VIRginia International Raceway. “We had a much …

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Dane Cameron Claims Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring Pole

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Acura Team Penske’s Dane Cameron won the overall pole position Friday morning (March 15) for Saturday’s Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring presented by Advance Auto Parts.  Cameron’s pole lap is an IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship track record for Sebring International Raceway. Cameron’s pole winning lap was at 127.180 mph, the fastest IMSA lap of …

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Dane Cameron Tops WeatherTech Practice No. 3, René Rast Flips

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Acura Team Penske continued to show their pace on Saturday morning with Dane Cameron turning in the fastest lap of the weekend to top Practice No. 3.  However, the session ended early due to a huge crash for Mazda Team Joest’s René Rast. With just a couple of minutes remaining in the session, Rast spun …

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CORE autosport’s Romain Dumas Fastest in Glen Friday Practice

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

CORE autosport’s Romain Dumas, fresh off of setting the all-time record in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb last weekend, was fastest overall in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice Friday (June 29) at Watkins Glen.  Dumas’ best lap, turned in during the final minutes of Practice No. 2, was at an average speed of 130.936 …

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Rolex 24 Halfway Recap: Acura Team Penske Leads on Debut

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

The Prototype class saw a number of teams fall victim to cut tires.  Wayne Taylor Racing’s No. 10, Action Express Racing’s No. 31 and Tequila Patron ESM’s No. 22 are just three examples of teams that cut right rear tires.  That led teams to believe that the tires were just not up to the challenges …

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Action Express Racing Leads Road Atlanta At Halfway, Champs Not Represented Well

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

At Road Atlanta, Saturday’s Motul Petit Le Mans has been an up-and-down affair. There has been tight racing, contact and a series of yellows. Through five hours, the No. 31 Whelen-sponsored Cadillac DPi-V.R. driven by Dane Cameron led overall with teammate Filipe Albuquerque three seconds back in second. Tequila Patron ESM’s Johnannes van Overbeek was …

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