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Entry List: Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring

Mario Farnbacher and Robby Foley racing during the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring, 11/14/2020 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

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Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring has 53 teams entered, the most since 2014.

Entry List: 2021 Motul Petit Le Mans

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

This weekend, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will complete their 2021 season with 10 hours of racing at Braselton, Ga.’s Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.  43 teams in five classes will do battle on the 2.54-mile road course with regular championships and the Michelin Endurance Cup championships on the line. In the DPi class, there are …

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Jan Heylen, Jeff Westphal Quickest in Laguna Seca Pilot Challenge Practices

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Friday (Oct. 30) saw IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge teams take on the 2.238-mile WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for two 60-minute practice sessions. BGB Motorsports’ Jan Heylen was fastest in the opening session, while CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing’s Jeff Westphal was fastest in the second. Practice No. 1 In the midday session Friday, Heylen was …

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KohR Motorsports Wins Mid-Ohio 120 No. 1 From Pole

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KohR Motorsports’ Nate Stacy and Kyle Marcelli continued an excellent weekend to date with the overall victory in the first two-hour IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge race of the weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Saturday afternoon (Sept. 26). It is the first win of the season for both drivers and the fifth overall (the duo …

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Robby Foley Fastest in VIR Michelin Pilot Challenge Practice, Devin Jones Hospitalized After Crash

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Saturday morning saw Turner Motorsport’s Robby Foley clock in with the fastest practice lap of the weekend with a lap at 104.225 mph.  However, that session was marred by a crash for BimmerWorld Racing’s Devin Jones that has sent the young racer to a local hospital. Practice No. 1 During the sole practice session Friday …

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Compass Racing’s Kuno Wittmer Fastest in Michelin Pilot Challenge Daytona Practice

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Compass Racing’s Kuno Wittmer was fastest overall in Michelin Pilot Challenge practice Thursday (Jan. 24) at Daytona International Speedway.  Wittmer, driving a McLaren 570S GT4 for Compass Racing, turned in a lap at 112.310 mph in the second session. Practice No. 1 A line of thunderstorms descended upon all of Central Florida early Thursday morning, …

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Entry List: BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona

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Unlike IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams, attendance for Michelin Pilot Challenge teams was not mandatory at the Roar Before the 24.  As a result, the entry list has increased from 40 teams to 49 for the race. The Grand Sport class has 35 entries, one of the largest for the class in recent memory.  A …

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Stevenson Motorsports Claims First-Ever Win for Chevrolet Camaro GT4.R

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Saturday afternoon, Stevenson Motorsports’ Robin Liddell and Matt Bell overcame Motorsports in Action’s dominant McLaren to take the overall victory in the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120.  It is the first victory for Stevenson Motorsports in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge since 2015.  More importantly, it is the first-ever victory for the new …

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Beyond the Cockpit: James Vance on MINI, the Detroit Adventure & Formula E

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

Normally, we would have a nice, blushing introduction to pieces where we interview racers.  It would usually talk about current accomplishments, stats and so on.  But this is a rather unusual circumstance.   At Lime Rock Park in July, we had the pleasure of sitting down with James Vance, driver of the No. 37 MINI John …

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IMSA Road America Entry Lists

This weekend, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams take on the four mile long circuit known as Road America.  It should be an interesting race.  The updated entry lists for both races are out. IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Currently, 44 cars are listed on the entry list, eight Prototypes, …

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