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Magnus Racing, Archangel Motorsports Team Up to Field Acura NSX GT3 EVO in 2021

Magnus Racing and Archangel Motorsports separately announced Monday (Dec. 7) that they will team up to field the No. 44 full-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2021.  The team, which will be known as Magnus with Archangel, will run an Acura NSX GT3 EVO in the GT Daytona …

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Magnus Racing Switches to Lamborghini for 2019

On Wednesday (Nov. 21), Magnus Racing revealed their racing itinerary for the 2019 season.  The team will be back full-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in the GT Daytona.  However, they will be trading in their Audi R8 LMS GT3 in favor of the new Lamborghini Huracán GT3 EVO.  …

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Magnus Racing Announces Full-Time IMSA Return for 2018

On Thursday, Magnus Racing announced that it will return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship full-time in 2018.  Team owner John Potter and the previously announced Andy Lally will reunite and drive the No. 44 Audi R8 LMS GT3 full-time.  Andrew Davis, previously of Stevenson Motorsports, will compete in the …

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Andy Lally Returns to Magnus Racing for 2018

On Friday, Magnus Racing announced that Andy Lally will return to the Utah-based organization full-time in 2018.  Lally, who recently helped out on the pit box as the team claimed overall victory in the California 8 Hours, returns after one year with Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian. Lally is quite …

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Pierre Kaffer, Johnny O’Connell Fastest in PWC Road America Practices

On Thursday and Friday, Pirelli World Challenge teams took to the 4.0479-mile course at Road America for two practice sessions.  Due to weather, the sessions were wildly different. Thursday Thursday’s practice session was held in damp conditions.  The Pirelli rain tires had to come into play.  As a result, times …

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45 Entered for Pirelli World Challenge Season Opener at St. Petersburg

On the undercard of the Verizon IndyCar Series this weekend in St. Petersburg, Fla. will be the GT, GTA, GT Cup and GTS Classes of Pirelli World Challenge.  Between those four classes, 45 cars are entered.  The GT, GTA and GT Cup Classes will run together in two 50-minute races, …

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Magnus Racing Switches to Pirelli World Challenge, Adds 2nd Car

On Friday morning, Magnus Racing announced that they will move over to Pirelli World Challenge for the full 2017 season.  The team will also expand from one to two Audi R8 LMS GT3’s.  Team owner John Potter will drive in the GTA class full-time in both the Sprint and Sprint-X …

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Magnus Racing Disputes VIR Exclusion

Last weekend, Magnus Racing‘s No. 44 Audi R8 LMS GT3 of Andy Lally and John Potter finished third in GT Daytona in the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR.  However, in post-race inspection, the No. 44 was found to have violated IMSA’s ride height regulations and as a result, was excluded …

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Starworks Motorsport wins Northeast Grand Prix

Saturday afternoon saw the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship take on Lime Rock Park in Connecticut.  With the Prototype class not on-site, it was the Prototype Challenge class that were the headliners, despite GT Le Mans getting the majority of the attention (see: The fact that the GT Le Mans class …

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