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Stephen Simpson Fastest in Opening Watkins Glen WeatherTech Practice

Friday morning, JDC/Miller MotorSports’ Stephen Simpson was fastest overall in opening IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice at Watkins Glen International.  Simpson’s ORECA 07-Gibson toured the 3.4-mile long course in 95.491 seconds (128.180 mph).  The lap was just four-hundredths of a second quicker than Tequila Patron ESM’s Ryan Dalziel. Action Express …

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Stephen Simpson Fastest Overall in Thursday Sebring Practice

Thursday, the 46 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams took to the 3.74-mile Sebring International Raceway for three practice sessions.  The main story heading into the weekend was how the Cadillacs would fare after being hit with multiple rule changes designed to slow them down.  The overall result is that they …

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JDC/Miller MotorSports to Field ORECA 07 Full-Time in 2017

On Thursday, JDC/Miller MotorSports, which currently fields the No. 85 in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Challenge’s Prototype Challenge class, announced that they are moving up to the new Daytona Prototype International (DPi) class full-time in 2017.  The mount of choice for the team is the ORECA 07 chassis, paired up …

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Action Express Racing Scores Second Consecutive 1-2

On Sunday at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, it seemed like Mazda Motorsports had the right stuff early on to take a victory.  However, an air jack issue and a mechanical failure dropped the race directly into the lap of Action Express Racing for the second week in a row. After …

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Taylor Brothers Defend IMSA Long Beach Victory

On Saturday evening, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Prototype, Prototype Challenge and GT-Le Mans classes took to Long Beach’s 1.968 mile street course for a 100-minute duel on the streets.  While Ricky Taylor was extremely disappointed on missing out on pole Friday, he more than made up for it on …

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Jan Magnussen Fastest Overall in Wet Night Practice

Most of the teams assembled on-site this weekend at Daytona International Speedway expected to get some dry running under their belts on Thursday, if not before qualifying, then after it during the 90-minute night practice session.  Unfortunately, that did not come to pass. Rain that had been falling since prior …

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PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports Claims Northeast Grand Prix Victory

Saturday afternoon brought the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s Prototype Challenge (PC) and GT-Daytona (GTD) classes to the 1.474 mile layout at Lime Rock Park for two hours and 40 minutes of racing.  The first part of the race saw one team dominate each class.  Neither of those teams would be …

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Stephen Simpson, Dion von Moltke Claim PC and GTD Poles at Lime Rock

With only 18 cars entered for Saturday’s Northeast Grand Prix, traffic won’t be that much of an issue for the Prototype Challenge (PC) and Grand Touring Daytona (GTD) classes.  However, that doesn’t mean that grabbing the pole isn’t important. By the time the PC cars got on track, the skies …

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