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NTe Sport Announces Rolex 24 Effort With Audi

2020 Sebring IMPC Jaden Conwright Car Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

NTe Sport officially announced Friday (Jan. 15) that they will enter the Rolex 24 at Daytona in a couple of weeks with an Audi R8 LMS GT3 in the GT Daytona class.  It will be their first-ever start in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The team has revealed their driver lineup as well.  Part-time INDYCAR …

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Entry List: Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring

2020 Sebring IWSC Ana Beatriz Simon Trummer Racing Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

This Saturday, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship wraps up their season with the 68th Annual Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring at Sebring International Raceway.  This race was originally planned to be in the traditional mid-March slot, but the shutdown put the kibosh on that.  Instead, the race is running during what was originally planned …

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Entry List: Stay Frosty Performance Coolants 240

2019 Road Atlanta IMPC Austin Cindric Sebastian Priaulx Victory Lane Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

For the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge’s Stay Frosty Performance Coolants 240 at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, there are currently 33 teams entered in the two classes.  The Stay Frosty Performance Coolants 240 was added to the schedule in order to replace the Tioga Downs 240 at the Glen, which was cancelled due to the COVID-19 …

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Filipe Albuquerque, Kamui Kobayashi Top Final 2 Daytona WeatherTech Practices

2020 Daytona IWSC Felipe Nasr Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

The final two practice sessions for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in Daytona had their fair share of minor incidents, but nothing serious.  Action Express Racing’s Filipe Albuquerque was fastest in these sessions with a lap at 135.027 miles per hour. Practice No. 3 The night practice session Thursday night (Jan. 23) turned out to …

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Olivier Pla Fastest in WeatherTech Sebring Thursday Practice

2019 Daytona IWSC Jonathan Bomarito Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Mazda Team Joest’s Olivier Pla was fastest overall in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice Thursday (March 14) at Sebring International Raceway.  Pla’s lap of 126.027 mph is an unofficial IMSA track record for the current configuration. Practice No. 1 In the morning practice session, Action Express Racing’s Felipe Nasr was fastest overall in his Cadillac …

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JDC-Miller MotorSports Claims First Ever WeatherTech Prototype Victory

2018 Watkins Glen IWSC Stephen Simpson Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

With under 36 minutes to go, JDC-Miller MotorSports’ Stephen Simpson took advantage of a battle for the lead between Acura Team Penske’s Juan Pablo Montoya and Wayne Taylor Racing’s Jordan Taylor to sweep into the lead from third with this move. From there, Simpson had to deal with lapped traffic getting in the way.  Montoya …

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Entry List: Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen

2017 Watkins Glen IWSC Joao Barbosa Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

This weekend, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to action at Watkins Glen International after four weeks off.  Many of the teams and drivers spent that time in France, competing at Le Mans.  Others stayed back and prepped at home.  42 teams have risen to the challenge of six hours of racing Sunday in high …

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BAR1 Motorsports Announces Daytona Driver Lineups

2016 Daytona IWSC Ryan Eversley Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

On Tuesday, BAR1 Motorsports officially announced the nine drivers that will be driving for the team in the Rolex 24 at Daytona at the end of the month.  The team is currently the only operation that has confirmed entries in the Prototype Challenge class for the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. The No. 20 entry, …

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BAR1 Motorsports Announces Bruno Junqueira, Second Car for Road America

2016 Daytona IWSC Ryan Eversley Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

On Tuesday, BAR1 Motorsports announced that they will be fielding two cars for the upcoming IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America on Aug. 7.  Matt McMurry, who drove the team’s No. 20 at Lime Rock Park, will remain in the car.  He will be joined by veteran Bruno Junqueira. …

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Derani Fastest in WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Happy Hour

2016 Daytona IWSC Pipo Derani Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

Saturday morning dawned relatively cool and sunny.  However, the winds were kicking as well.  Prime conditions to put down your best possible laps prior to qualifying. Mazda Motorsports came to play in the morningtime.  Spencer Pigot set an excellent time of 96.314 seconds early on to put his No. 55 on top of the charts with …

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