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Entry List: Motul Petit Le Mans

2019 Road Atlanta IWSC Felipe Nasr Ricky Taylor Filipe Albuquerque Start Phil Allaway

(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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Josef Newgarden Wins in St. Petersburg; Rookies Impress in Season Opener

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

The 2019 NTT IndyCar Series opened on Sunday at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg much the way it began last year — with a stellar performance from a rookie driver that ultimately went unrewarded on the unforgiving street circuit. Chip Ganassi Racing’s Felix Rosenqvist came firing out of the gate in his inaugural …

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Matheus Leist: ‘Phoenix Will be one of the Hardest Races’

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(Photo: Joe Skibinski / IndyCar)

Matheus Leist has never raced on an oval or at night in an Indy car. He’ll do both at ISM Raceway on Saturday evening. Leist, 19, is a rookie in the Verizon IndyCar Series who competed in last year’s Indy Lights championship, finishing fourth in the standings. The Brazilian made his first IndyCar start at St. …

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