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Acura Team Penske Squeaks Out Victory at Wet Road America

2020 Road America IWSC Helio Castroneves Car Courtesy of IMSA

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

After a bone dry weekend at Road America, the last hour of the Road Race Showcase Sunday (Aug. 2) brought torrential rains to the 4.048-mile road course.  Acura Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves was able to take the lead from Wayne Taylor Racing’s Renger van der Zande with four laps to go and held on to …

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Wayne Taylor Racing Defends Rolex 24 Victory, Sets Distance Record

2020 Daytona IWSC Kamui Kobayashi Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Mazda Team Joest may have had the fastest car for much of the race, but they were not perfect.  Neither was Wayne Taylor Racing.  They were able to come to the front during the overnight hours.  When the Mazdas began to fall off, the Konica Minolta-sponsored Cadillac pulled away.  When the clock struck 1:40 p.m., …

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Pace Laps: Martin Truex Jr. Snaps Winless Streak, Alexander Rossi Dominates in Long Beach

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Martin Truex Jr. Snaps Short-Track Winless Streak There was no stopping Martin Truex Jr. on Saturday night at Richmond Raceway, as the driver of the No. 19 Toyota held off a fading Clint Bowyer and a hard charging Joey Logano to win his first short track event. Kyle Busch led …

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Jonathan Bomarito Fastest in Thursday Rolex 24 at Daytona Practice

2019 Daytona IWSC Jonathan Bomarito Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Mazda Team Joest continued to show Thursday (Jan. 24) that they have very good single-lap speed at Daytona International Speedway.  During the second practice session, Jonathan Bomarito turned in a lap at an average of 135.373 mph to top the sessions for the day. Practice No. 1 Early morning rains swept through Daytona Beach, leaving …

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Pace Laps: Heartbreak & Triumph in Kansas

2018 Kansas NXS John Hunter Nemechek Burnout Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Stewart-Haas Racing’s Blessing And Curse At Kansas Kevin Harvick lost the battle at Kansas Speedway. He and his Stewart-Haas Racing organization could easily win the war. But man, they do make it hard on themselves, right? Harvick had victory in the bag Sunday (Oct. 21) at Kansas Speedway in the …

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Racing Engineering Wins 4 Hours of Le Castellet on Debut

2018 Paul Ricard ELMS Norman Nato Car Jakob Ebrey Photography


The Racing Engineering ORECA 07-Gibson shared by Norman Nato, Paul Petit and Olivier Pla earned a somewhat unexpected victory in Sunday’s European Le Mans Series 4 Hours of Le Castellet at Circuit Paul Ricard.  It is the team’s first-ever start in the LMP2 class.  Previously, they were best known for fielding entries in the FIA …

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DragonSpeed to Move Up to WEC LMP1 for 2018-2019 Season

2017 Silverstone ELMS Ben Hanley Car JEP

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On Tuesday morning, 2017 European Le Mans Series LMP2 champions DragonSpeed announced that they will be moving up to the FIA World Endurance Championship’s LMP1 class in 2018.  It will not be the championship-winning No. 22 moving up, though.  It will be the 10Star DragonSpeed No. 21 that will make the big move.  The team …

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