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Kamui Kobayashi Leads Early Rolex 24 Practices

Kamui Kobayashi during a press conference at Daytona International Speedway, 1/27/2022 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Much like Michelin Pilot Challenge teams, IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams had to dodge the rain on Thursday.  Action Express Racing’s Kamui Kobayashi ended up being fastest in the first two sessions with a lap at 134.241 mph at the driest time of the day. Practice No. 1 Thursday’s first practice …

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Racing Team Nederland Announces Michelin Endurance Cup Schedule for 2022

Job van Uitert during practice for the Rolex 24 at Daytona, (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Racing Team Nederland announced Thursday (Dec. 2) that they will compete in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s LMP2 class in the four Michelin Endurance Cup races in 2022.  Team owner Frits van Eerd will be joined by Giedo van der Garde and Dylan Murry in the four endurance events.  In addition, INDYCAR driver Rinus VeeKay …

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2-Tire Stop Takes Wayne Taylor Racing to 3rd Straight Rolex 24 at Daytona Victory

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

The Acura ARX-05 of Wayne Taylor Racing was quick throughout the Rolex 24 at Daytona.  However, it was pit strategy that put WTR at the front when it counted Sunday.  The team, which had a seven-lap fuel advantage on their competitors, was able to do a short fill of his fuel tank on his final …

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Racing Team Nederland to Make IMSA Debut at Rolex 24

(Photo: Marius Hecker@AdrenalMedia.com)

Racing Team Nederland, a regular team in the FIA World Endurance Championship, announced Thursday (Dec. 10) that they will be making their IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship debut in January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.  They will be bringing their ORECA 07-Gibson over to compete in the equivalent class in IMSA.  Team owner Frits van Eerd will …

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