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Entry List: Chevrolet Sports Car Classic

The entry list for this weekend’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Chevrolet Sports Car Classic is out.  28 cars are entered.  There are a couple of changes of note, but not that many.  Also, make note that the GT Le Mans class is not competing this weekend due to the fact …

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Tom Kimber-Smith to Miss COTA to Be with Mother, Marco Bonanomi to Sub

On Tuesday, PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports announced that full-time driver Tom Kimber-Smith will miss the Advance Auto Parts Sportscar Showdown on May 6 at Circuit of the Americas (COTA).  The reason?  Kimber-Smith’s mother is currently battling cancer and Kimber-Smith has chosen to sit out the race in order to stay with her …

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PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports Quietly Announces 2017 Lineup

Earlier in the week, PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports wrapped up a test session at Sebring International Raceway in Florida for their new Gibson-powered Ligier JS P217 prototype.  As the team participated in IMSA’s November open test at Daytona shortly after taking delivery of their new car, they chose to skip the open …

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IMSA Points Breakdown

This week, ten IMSA championships will be decided at Road Atlanta.  We’re going to break down what the scenarios are.  Some are easier said than done.  Of note, IMSA drivers can earn a maximum of 36 points in a race for a victory.  Second is worth 33 points, then 31 …

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Joel Miller Shows Strength, Tops Practice No. 3 at COTA

For Mazda Motorsports, Friday was a day that they’d rather forget.  The No. 55 lost the entire first practice session when the brakes locked up on the pit straight.  Meanwhile, the No. 70 was not all that great during the first session, lapping over two seconds off the pace of …

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Action Express Racing Sweeps Thursday COTA Practices

On Thursday, IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams took to the 3.4-mile course at Circuit of the Americas for what was originally scheduled as two one-hour sessions.  The first session ultimately ended up being extended, though. Session No. 1 No one was able to set a lap in the first session …

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PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports Announces 2016 Lineup

On Wednesday, PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports announced their driver lineup for the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  It is a mix of returning talent and newcomers to the Prototype Challenge team. Tom Kimber-Smith is the sole returning driver from the 2015 team that won three of the four races run as part of the Tequila Patron …

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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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