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United Autosports Wins ELMS 4 Hours of Portimao

Jonathan Aberdein qualifying for the 4 Hours of Portimao, 10/23/2021 (Photo: ©JEP - WWW.JAKOBEBREY.COM)

(Photo: ©JEP - WWW.JAKOBEBREY.COM)

United Autosports’ Jonathan Aberdein, Tom Gamble and Phil Hanson claimed victory in the European Le Mans Series’ season-ending 4 Hours of Portimao at the Algarve International Circuit Sunday (Oct. 24).  It is the team’s first victory of 2021.  Team WRT’s Louis Deletraz, Robert Kubica and Yifei Ye claimed the LMP2 championship. “With the [early] red …

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R. Ferri Motorsport Dominates Sonoma Blancpain GT Race No. 1

2018 Lime Rock PWC Miguel Molina Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

R. Ferri Motorsport’s Miguel Molina and Toni Vilander dominated the Blancpain GT World Challenge America proceedings Saturday (June 8) at Sonoma Raceway.  Starting from the overall pole, Molina was aggressive at the start and pulled out a good lead.  Vilander was able to hold that advantage to bring home a flag-to-flag victory. Molina started from …

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Miguel Molina, Matt Campbell Win Sonoma Blancpain GT World Challenge America Poles

2019 CTMP BGTWCA Dennis Olsen Car SRO America

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R. Ferri Motorsport’s Miguel Molina and Wright Motorsports’ Matt Campbell were fastest overall in the two Blancpain GT World Challenge America qualifying sessions Saturday morning (June 8) at Sonoma Raceway.  Campbell’s lap of 93.285 miles per hour was the fastest lap of the two sessions. Session No. 1 In the first session, it was Molina …

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R. Ferri Motorsports Wins CTMP Blancpain GT America Race No. 1

2018 COTA PWC Toni Vilander Miguel Molina Podium WC Vision

(Photo: WC Vision)

R. Ferri Motorsports’ Miguel Molina and Toni Vilander claimed overall victory Saturday (May 18) in the first Blancpain GT World Challenge America race of the weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.  It is the duo’s second victory of the season. “[It was] a great day.  Everything worked out perfectly,” Vilander said after the race.  “Since …

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Pace Laps: Joe Gibbs Racing Takes Over Texas

2019 Atlanta CUP Denny Hamlin car NKP

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Denny Hamlin’s Quick Road To Healing It was Homestead-Miami Speedway, the site of the 2018 championship finale and Denny Hamlin was clearly upset. The main storyline centered around whether he’d help title contender Kyle Busch with pit stall selection after winning the pole. But you could tell, from the second …

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R. Ferri Motorsports Claims COTA Blancpain GT World Challenge America Race No. 2

2018 COTA PWC Toni Vilander Miguel Molina Podium WC Vision

(Photo: WC Vision)

On Sunday (March 3), R. Ferri Motorsports’ Toni Vilander was able to take the lead on Lap 2 from pole sitter Kyle Marcelli.  From there, Vilander and teammate Miguel Molina were able to keep K-PAX Racing’s Andy Soucek at bay to win Blancpain GT World Challenge America Race No. 2 at Circuit of the Americas. …

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Nicolas Jamin Wins 4 Hours of Portimão Pole for Duqueine Engineering

2018 Portimao ELMS Pierre Ragues Car Jakob Ebrey Photography

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In Portugal Saturday afternoon (Oct. 27), Duqueine Engineering’s Nicolas Jamin turned in a lap in the closing moments of qualifying at 111.673 mph in his ORECA 07-Gibson.  That time held up to give both Jamin and Duqueine Engineering their first-ever overall pole in the European Le Mans Series for Sunday’s 4 Hours of Portimão. Jamin’s …

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Toni Vilander, Miguel Molina Sweep Utah, Win GT SprintX Title

2018 UMC PWC Miguel Molina Checkered Flag WC Vision

(Photo: WC Vision)

R. Ferri Motorsport’s Toni Vilander and Miguel Molina only needed to finish 50 percent of the race to claim the GT SprintX title.  They wanted more than that.  A swell pit stop at the halfway point of the race allowed Vilander to jump Lone Star Racing’s Scott Heckert.  From there, Vilander was able to hold …

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R. Ferri Motorsports Wins Utah GT SprintX Race No. 1

2018 COTA PWC Toni Vilander Miguel Molina Podium WC Vision

(Photo: WC Vision)

R. Ferri Motorsport’s Toni Vilander was able to pass K-PAX Racing’s Rodrigo Baptista just before the 25-minute mark of Saturday’s GT SprintX Race No. 1 from Utah Motorsports Campus.  From there, Vilander and teammate Miguel Molina were not challenged on their way to their fifth SprintX win of the season.  The win all but clinches …

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Paul-Loup Chatin Claims Last-Minute Austria ELMS Pole

2018 Paul Ricard ELMS Paul Loup Chatin Car Jakob Ebrey Photography

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IDEC Sport’s Paul-Loup Chatin won the overall pole for Sunday’s European Le Mans Series 4 Hours of the Red Bull Racing at the absolute last minute Saturday (July 21).  Chatin’s lap of 121.884 mph gives IDEC Sport their second ELMS pole of the season and third overall. “I am really pleased.  The team did a …

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