Race Weekend Central

Entry List: Cadillac Grand Prix of Sebring

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This weekend, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to action with the first sprint race at Sebring International Raceway for a top-flight sports car series since 1998.  On Saturday, 29 cars will take the green flag. In the Prototype class, there will be eight cars on the grid.  There is one change of note on …

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Felipe Nasr Tests Positive for COVID-19, Out For Daytona

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Action Express Racing announced Friday morning (July 3) that Felipe Nasr, driver of the Whelen Engineering-sponsored No. 31 Cadillac DPi-V.R., has tested positive for COVID-19.  As a result, he is returning to Miami in order to enter quarantine and will miss Saturday’s WeatherTech 240 at Daytona at bare minimum. “I’ve been waiting so long for …

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Carlin IndyCar Team to Watch With Conor Daly, Felipe Nasr Additions

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Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images. Courtesy of INDYCAR.

Carlin created a stir Tuesday when the team confirmed its 2020 NTT IndyCar Series driver lineup: Max Chilton will return in the No. 59 Gallagher Carlin Chevrolet on road and street courses and the Indianapolis 500, while Conor Daly takes the wheel for the remaining oval races. Meanwhile, Felipe Nasr is set to make his …

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Felipe Nasr Making IndyCar Debut With Carlin at St. Petersburg

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Former Formula 1 driver Felipe Nasr will make his IndyCar Series debut with Carlin in the season opener at St. Petersburg, the team announced Tuesday, March 10. Nasr will pilot the team’s No. 31 Chevrolet alongside teammate Max Chilton, who will also split the No. 59 in 2020 with Conor Daly. The Brazilian spent two …

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Pace Laps: Rain & Controversy for NASCAR at Talladega Superspeedway

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Rain Delays Talladega Race Rain halted the 1000Bulbs.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway Sunday (Oct. 13) afternoon with just 57 of 188 laps completed. William Byron, who won stage one, was scored as the leader when the red flag flew. No major wrecks have impacted the race as of yet; 33 …

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Action Express Racing Caps Dominant Weekend With Petit Le Mans Victory

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Action Express Racing’s No. 31 Cadillac of Eric Curran, Pipo Derani and Felipe Nasr had been the dominant car for much of the weekend. However, victory was not guaranteed until teammate Filipe Albuquerque had an issue with the left front corner of the car while leading. That put Albuquerque through the gravel and Derani in …

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Felipe Nasr Wins Motul Petit Le Mans Pole

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Action Express Racing’s Felipe Nasr continued his quick form Friday afternoon (Oct. 11) by winning the pole for Saturday’s Motul Petit Le Mans at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta with a lap at 133.573 mph.  It is a new track record for the 2.54-mile circuit and Nasr’s first pole in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  The …

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Felipe Nasr Fastest in WeatherTech Final Practice at Michelin Raceway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Action Express Racing’s Felipe Nasr was once again quickest overall in the final WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice of the 2019 season Friday (Oct. 11).  Nasr’s lap at 133.647 mph is the quickest lap of the weekend to this point. Nasr’s lap was six-tenths of a second faster than Acura Team Penske’s Ricky Taylor.  Filipe Albuquerque …

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Felipe Nasr Fastest Overall In Petit Le Mans Thursday Practice

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Action Express Racing’s Felipe Nasr was fastest overall in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice Thursday (Oct. 10) at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta with a lap at 132.343 mph.  The lap was turned in during the opening practice session of the day and was more than a second faster than the overall pole time from last …

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Felipe Nasr Fastest in Long Beach WeatherTech Practice

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams had to be ready to go nice and early Friday morning (April 13) for practice at 7:50 a.m. local time.  Action Express Racing’s Felipe Nasr set the fastest lap with a few minutes to go at an average speed of 97.864 mph. Nasr’s lap was one-seventh of a second faster …

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