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2022 Rolex 24 Hour 18 Update

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Wayne Taylor Racing’s Ricky Taylor held the overall lead at the three-quarters mark of the Rolex 24 at Daytona Sunday morning (Jan. 30).  At the 18 hour mark, there were four cars on the lead lap, still fighting hard for every position that they can get. In recent years, the DPi …

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Pipo Derani Fastest in Sebring WeatherTech Practice

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Action Express Racing’s Pipo Derani was fastest overall in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice ahead of Saturday evening’s Cadillac Grand Prix of Sebring.  Derani’s lap in the final session at 125.902 mph is roughly a full mph slower than the best laps turned in last year. Practice No. 1 The start of the first practice …

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Oliver Jarvis, Juan Pablo Montoya Top Daytona WeatherTech Practices

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The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is back in action after being away for more than five months.  Despite significant change since Daytona, the Mazda RT24-P is still a very fast car on Daytona International Speedway’s ROVAL.  Mazda’s Oliver Jarvis, driving the car that won the pole for the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January, was …

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RealTime Racing Claims 100th Victory at Road America

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The Pro-Am pairing of Mike Hedlund and Dane Cameron were able to hold off a late charge from R. Ferri Motorsport to win Blancpain GT World Challenge America Race No. 2 at Road America on Sunday (Sep. 22).  It is the team’s fourth straight Pro-Am victory, but their first overall win of the year.  It …

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R. Ferri Motorsports Leads Flag-to-Flag, Takes 3rd Straight Blancpain GT Win

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R. Ferri Motorsport’s Toni Vilander and Daniel Serra led flag-to-flag Saturday afternoon (Sept. 21) at Road America to take their third straight Blancpain GT World Challenge America victory and sixth win of the year. The victory puts Vilander within shouting distance of the series points championship. But it was the exceptional speed of his co-driver, …

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R. Ferri Motorsport Claims Watkins Glen Weekend Sweep

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R. Ferri Motorsport’s Toni Vilander and Daniel Serra claimed a weekend sweep Sunday (Sep. 1) by winning Race No. 2 for Blancpain GT World Challenge America at Watkins Glen International.  For Vilander, it is his fifth win of the season and the second for Serra. Despite the victory, things were far from perfect.  Vilander started …

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R. Ferri Motorsport Wins Watkins Glen Race No. 1 in the Pits

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R. Ferri Motorsport’s Toni Vilander and Daniel Serra took advantage of bad luck for K-PAX Racing’s Alvaro Parente to take the lead during a mandatory pit stop. From there, Vilander held on to win Race No. 1 for Blancpain GT World Challenge America at Watkins Glen International Saturday (Aug. 31). “It was awesome, [but] it …

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

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

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

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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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