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NASCAR 101: Meet the 4 Drivers Making Their Xfinity Debuts at Mid-Ohio

2014 IndyCar Sonoma Jack Hawksworth

The standalone road course races in the NASCAR Xfinity Series tend to bring out intriguing one-offs, and this weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is no different. The 38-car field for Saturday’s (Aug. 10) B&L Transport 170 includes numerous drivers hired for the race for their road course racing prowess. Some, like JD Motorsports with …

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Dane Cameron Fastest Overall in Friday Road America Practice

2019 Watkins Glen IWSC Dane Cameron Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Acura Team Penske’s No. 6 team was the team to beat Friday at Road America.  Dane Cameron was fastest overall with a lap at 132.472 mph during opening practice for Sunday’s IMSA Road Race Showcase. Practice No. 1 Cameron’s fast lap of the day came relatively early in the session.  That allowed the rest of …

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Juan Pablo Montoya, Dane Cameron Win at Detroit, Earn 2nd Straight Win

2019 Daytona IWSC Juan Pablo Montoya Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Acura Team Penske’s Juan Pablo Montoya and Dane Cameron entered Detroit on a roll and left Belle Isle Park on a roll.  The duo teamed up to win Saturday’s Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear from the pole for their second straight overall victory. “Certainly we’ll take [the win].  It’s a little bit unexpected …

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Juan Pablo Montoya, Dane Cameron Win at Mid-Ohio

2019 Daytona IWSC Juan Pablo Montoya Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Acura Team Penske’s Dane Cameron was able to get himself to the lead early Sunday (May 5) at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.  Once Juan Pablo Montoya got in the car, he spent much of the second half of the race battling with Mazda Team Joest’s Tristan Nunez.  Montoya pulled away over the final 25 minutes …

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Oliver Jarvis Fastest in Wet Mid-Ohio WeatherTech Practice

2019 Daytona IWSC Oliver Jarvis Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams Friday (May 3) at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course were greeted with rain and mud.  Naturally, this cut down on actual lapping in practice.  Mazda Team Joest’s Oliver Jarvis was fastest overall with a lap at 92.207 mph. Practice No. 1 The first practice of the day was held in steady …

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AIM VASSER SULLIVAN Hires Jack Hawksworth As Lead Driver

2018 Watkins Glen IWSC Jack Hawksworth Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

AIM VASSER SULLIVAN, which will compete in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT Daytona class in 2019, announced Jack Hawksworth on Monday (Oct. 29) as the team’s first driver.  He will drive one of the team’s two Lexus RC F GT3s full-time. “I am delighted and excited to be joining the AIM VASSER SULLIVAN racing …

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Richard Westbrook Wins Michelin GT Challenge Pole in Wet Conditions

2018 Lime Rock IWSC Ryan Briscoe Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Qualifying for Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIR was held in changeable conditions.  Ford Chip Ganassi Racing IMSA’s Richard Westbrook was fastest during the GT Le Mans session in the wet with a lap at 101.852 mph.  Despite being 11 seconds slower than the GT Daytona pole time, he will start on the pole for …

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Colin Braun Wins Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix Pole

2018 Watkins Glen IWSC Colin Braun Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

The speed chart dominance of CORE autosport’s Colin Braun continued on Saturday afternoon.  Braun turned in a lap at 133.490 mph to win the overall pole for Sunday’s Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.  It is the second pole in a row for the racer from Ovalo, Tex. “This car is …

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Colin Braun Wins Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen Pole

2018 Watkins Glen IWSC Colin Braun Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

CORE autosport’s Colin Braun won the pole Saturday afternoon (June 30) for Sunday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen in a nail-biting qualifying session. Braun’s lap was the quickest of the entire weekend at an average speed of 132.539 mph. “I’m excited to be on the pole,” Braun said after the session. “It’s a testament …

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