Race Weekend Central

James Davison Hopes Road America Is Springboard to Full-Time NASCAR Career

(Photo: Russell LaBounty/NKP)

Following a fourth-place finish at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in the NASCAR XFINITY Series on Aug. 12, James Davison is expected to be among the top contenders for the series’ Johnsonville 180 at Road America this Sunday, Aug. 27. One question arises from the sport of NASCAR for the driver, who will race the No. 20 …

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4 Burning Questions: Will Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott Square Off Again in Michigan?

(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker/NKP)

Will Larson & Elliott Square Off Again at Michigan International Speedway? Kevin Harvick has Phoenix International Raceway. Jimmie Johnson has Dover International Speedway. Kyle Larson and Chase Elliott have Michigan. Every driver seems to have his or her track where success comes a little easier than others. And as of late, this weekend is highly expected …

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Mid-Ohio Challenge Entry List

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The NASCAR XFINITY Series heads West this weekend from Watkins Glen International to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the second of three road course events in the month of August. There are 42 cars on the preliminary entry list, and zero Monster Energy NASCAR Cup regulars in the field, as they will be racing at …

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Entry List: Northeast Grand Prix

(Photo: Phil Allaway, Frontstretch)

This weekend, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship holds the first of two GT-only rounds at the 1.474-mile Lime Rock Park circuit in Connecticut.  25 cars from the GT Le Mans and GT Daytona classes will battle Saturday afternoon in the Northeast Grand Prix. In the GT Le Mans class, there are eight entries.  They are …

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Patrick Long Wins PWC GT Race No. 2 at St. Petersburg

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Sunday afternoon, Patrick Long was able to take advantage of a bad start by pole sitter Alex Riberas to take over the lead in the first corner from third on the grid.  From there, Long was able to hold off Cadillac’s Johnny O’Connell to take his first win of 2017. The start itself was a …

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Alvaro Parente Wins PWC GT Round 1 at St. Petersburg

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Saturday morning, defending Pirelli World Challenge GT champion Alvaro Parente was able to get past pole sitter Daniel Mancinelli on lap 2.  The move, using the contrarian outside line at turn 4, gave the Portuguese racer the advantage.  From there, Parente pulled away to claim the victory by 10.135 seconds. Unlike Friday’s first GTS race, …

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James Davison Returns to TRG in Pirelli World Challenge

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

On Tuesday, The Racers Group (TRG) announced that they will be returning to Pirelli World Challenge’s GT class on a race-to-race basis.  The team has tapped James Davison to drive a Aston Martin Vantage GT3 starting at the season opener next month in St. Petersburg.  The effort will not affect TRG’s existing Porsche effort in …

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James Davison Suspended for PWC GT Round 16

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

On Thursday afternoon, WC Vision announced that Pirelli World Challenge GT-class driver and part-time INDYCAR driver James (JD) Davison has been suspended and will have to sit out Saturday’s GT Round 16 at Utah Motorsports Campus (formerly Miller Motorsports Park) due to violating Section 1.11.3 of the 2016 Pirelli World Challenge Sporting Regulations. This section …

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Alvaro Parente Earns Lime Rock GT Sweep

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

The Andrew Palmer–Jorge de la Torre crash Saturday morning took the sails out of what was going to be a great day of racing.  However, officials determined that the race would go on. The drivers in Pirelli World Challenge’s GT, GTA and GT Cup Classes obliged with 50 minutes of hard-fought action. K-PAX Racing’s Alvaro …

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Tristan Vautier to Sub for James Davison in 2015 Indy 500 Qualifying

With qualifying approaching, the details for the final vacant Indy 500 ride have been released. Dale Coyne Racing announced today (May 14) on Twitter that Tristan Vautier will practice and qualify the team’s No. 19 Honda from Thursday through Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. James Davison will then return on Monday to practice the car …

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