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Entry List: Motul Petit Le Mans

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 …

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Pace Laps: Lady Luck Takes Over at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Truex Keeps On Trucking Martin Truex Jr. had been lost in the shuffle of title contenders as NASCAR descended upon the gambling capital of North America. Las Vegas Motor Speedway seemed a better fit instead for Team Penske’s two stars, Brad Keselowski and reigning Cup …

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Scott Hargrove Sees Ups & Downs in 2019 IMSA Season

In the past few years, there have been a number of young guns making a name for themselves in sports car racing.  One of these youngsters is Scott Hargrove, a 24-year old racer out of British Columbia. Hargrove started out in karting before switching to open-wheel racing.  In 2013, he …

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Laurens Vanthoor Wins Michelin GT Challenge At VIR Pole

VIRginia International Raceway often brings changeable conditions and Saturday (Aug. 24) was no exception.  Porsche GT Team’s Laurens Vanthoor managed to keep himself on the track and scored the pole for Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIR with a lap at 116.983 mph. “It wasn’t very easy because the track …

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Late Pass Gives Ford Overall Victory At Lime Rock

The Northeast Grand Prix on Saturday (July 20) came down to the final minutes.  Ford Chip Ganassi Racing IMSA’s Richard Westbrook was able to pass Porsche GT Team’s Earl Bamber for the lead with seven minutes to go (just seconds after the above picture was taken).  From there, Westbrook pulled …

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PFAFF Motorsports to Contest WeatherTech Sprint Cup in 2019

On Friday morning (Oct. 12), PFAFF Motorsports announced at Road Atlanta that they intend to contest the inaugural IMSA WeatherTech Sprint Cup in 2019.  The WeatherTech Sprint Cup is a new championship-within-a-championship that comprises the seven sprint races on the 2019 schedule for GT Daytona teams.  In addition, the team …

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