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Sebastien Bourdais, Renger van der Zande Score Long Beach Triumph After Early Trouble

Renger van der Zande takes the checkered flag to win the IMSA Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, 4/9/2022 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Sebastien Bourdais nosed into the wall in the first 10 minutes Saturday. He recovered from there to win at Long Beach with Renger van der Zande.

CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing Switches to Lamborghini, Goes Full Time in 2022

Jeff Westphal practices for the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR, 10/8/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing officially announced Thursday (Dec. 9) after writing their release on Tuesday that they will expand to a full-time schedule in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2022.  With that move brings changes.  The most notable change is that the team is switching from the Audi R8 LMS GT3 to the …

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Entry List: Acura Sports Car Challenge Presented by the TLX Type S

Ricky Taylor and Felipe Nasr racing during the Acura Sports Car Challenge, 9/27/2020 (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship travels to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this weekend for the first sprint race of the season.  27 cars are currently entered in three classes.  The LMP2 and GT Le Mans classes are not scheduled to race this weekend.  Both classes’ next points race will be the Sahlen’s Six Hours at …

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Mazda Motorsports Claims Victory in Wild Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

The Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring presented by Advance Auto Parts Saturday (Nov. 14) was a rough-and-tumble affair.  Being in the right position to take advantage of others’ misfortune was key.  Mazda Motorsports was in position to score a one-two finish, but Oliver Jarvis cut his left rear tire with 28 minutes to go.  …

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CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing Wins Laguna Seca With Last-Lap Pass

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

After the drive-time error at Michelin Raceway Laguna Seca, Tyler McQuarrie stated in an interview on NBCSN that he and teammate Jeff Westphal needed to win the last two races of the year to have any chance to successfully defend the Michelin Pilot Challenge championship. So far, so good. Westphal was able to get an …

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

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

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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Wayne Taylor Racing Wins Motul Petit Le Mans After Leaders Collide

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

The 10-hour Motul Petit Le Mans Saturday night (Oct. 17) was set to come down to a duel between Action Express Racing’s Pipo Derani and Acura Team Penske’s Ricky Taylor. The two traded the overall lead multiple times in the final hour, whilst dodging lapped traffic. With 11 minutes to go, Taylor made the move …

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Turner Motorsport Wins Wreck-Strewn FOX Factory 120

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Turner Motorsport’s Robby Foley and Vin Barletta were the beneficiaries of a very ill-timed caution in Friday’s (Oct. 16) FOX Factory 120 at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. That caution took CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing right out of the hunt. Once out front, Foley was able to hold off the pack to take victory. “With …

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Entry List: Motul Petit Le Mans

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Normally, Saturday’s Motul Petit Le Mans would be the season finale for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  With everything going on in 2020, it’s the third-to-last of the season and the penultimate race in the Michelin Endurance Cup.  31 teams will take to the 2.54-mile road course Saturday for 10 hours of racing. The DPi …

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Tyler McQuarrie, Jeff Westphal Win Storm-Addled Advent Health 120

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing’s Tyler McQuarrie and Jeff Westphal claimed victory in the Advent Health 120 Friday (July 17) at Sebring International Raceway.  The race was scheduled to run for two hours, but ultimately had a little less than an hour of racing at speed due to lightning. Despite the race essentially being held …

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