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Tom Blomqvist Fastest in WeatherTech ROAR Day No. 1 Sessions

Tom Blomqvist practices during session No. 2 of the ROAR Before the 24 at Daytona International Speedway, 1/21/2022 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Meyer Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian’s Tom Blomqvist may be new to the DPi class in 2022, but he does not lack any speed.  Blomqvist was fastest overall in Day No. 1 of the ROAR Before the 24 Friday with a lap at 135.833 mph in his Acura ARX-05. Practice No. 1 In the morning session, …

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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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Kamui Kobayashi Fastest in Day No. 1 ROAR Testing

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

The all-star squad that Action Express Racing has assembled for Daytona has already proven to be fast.  Kamui Kobayashi was fastest overall in the first day of the ROAR Before the 24 Friday (Jan. 22) at Daytona International Speedway with a lap at 134.464 mph set during the morning session in his Ally-sponsored Cadillac DPi-V.R. …

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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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Toyota GAZOO Racing Claims 4 Hours of Silverstone Pole

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Toyota GAZOO Racing’s Kamui Kobayashi and Mike Conway combined to set an average lap speed at 137.454 mph to win the pole for Sunday’s 4 Hours of Silverstone, the 2019-20 season opener for the FIA World Endurance Championship. Kobayashi’s lap during his portion of the session was the only lap of the weekend under 96 …

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