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The Only Driver Who Has Driven DPi Cars From Every Manufacturer
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The Only Driver Who Has Driven DPi Cars From Every Manufacturer

The Only Driver Who Has Driven DPi Cars From Every Manufacturer

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 25th anniversary Motul Petit Le Mans at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta on Oct. 1 will serve as the 59th and final race for the Daytona Prototype international (DPi) class in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.Four manufacturers have…
Joey Hand Reflects On First Michelin Pilot Challenge Win
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Joey Hand Reflects On First Michelin Pilot Challenge Win

Joey Hand Reflects On First Michelin Pilot Challenge Win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Joey Hand was dealt a hard, one-two career punch combination a few years ago that sent him to the mat.But like a true champion, he has pulled himself up, got back into the ring and just scored his first IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge victory.“…
Extra Seat Time Is Worth Extra Effort
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Extra Seat Time Is Worth Extra Effort

Extra Seat Time Is Worth Extra Effort

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – If there’s one thing every racing driver craves, it’s seat time. Simulators are a valuable learning tool, but nothing helps a driver improve their craft more than time spent on track behind the wheel of a real racing car.That’s part of why several…
IMSA Charges To New Heights With GRAND-AM & ALMS
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IMSA Charges To New Heights With GRAND-AM & ALMS

IMSA Charges To New Heights With GRAND-AM & ALMS

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Chip Ganassi heard the chatter. In late August 2012, rumors roiled among the essential players in North American sports car racing.Its two sanctioning bodies — GRAND-AM Road Racing and the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) — were considering a…
IMSA Unveils New Plans For GTD Class In 2023
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IMSA Unveils New Plans For GTD Class In 2023

IMSA Unveils New Plans For GTD Class In 2023

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — During the annual State of the Sport presentation at Road America on Aug. 5, IMSA President John Doonan detailed plans to increase recognition for Bronze-rated drivers in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Daytona (GTD) class.Those…
Flying Lizard Motorsports Announces Arizona HQ
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Flying Lizard Motorsports Announces Arizona HQ

Flying Lizard Motorsports Announces Arizona HQ

SONOMA, Calif. — For the last two decades, the headquarters of 10-time sports car racing champions Flying Lizard Motorsports have been located at Sonoma Raceway in California.Beginning next fall, the Lizards will move their central operations to the metropolitan area…
Three Takeaways From Michelin GT Challenge At VIR
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Three Takeaways From Michelin GT Challenge At VIR

Three Takeaways From Michelin GT Challenge At VIR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – What’s the saying? A bad day doing (fill in the blank) is better than a good day at work? Well, that certainly holds true for VIRginia International Raceway.To wit, a bad day at VIR is better than a good day at work (or many other places). That…
MSR Retains Blomqvist For 2023 Acura LMDh Program
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MSR Retains Blomqvist For 2023 Acura LMDh Program

MSR Retains Blomqvist For 2023 Acura LMDh Program

PATASKALA, Ohio – Tom Blomqvist has been retained by Meyer Shank Racing to drive the No. 60 Acura ARX-06 LMDh entry for the 2023 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. The team will also test Blomqvist in a Honda-powered MSR Indy car following the 2022 season…
Pfaff Fashions Fifth Win of 2022 With Fuel Strategy
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Pfaff Fashions Fifth Win of 2022 With Fuel Strategy

Pfaff Fashions Fifth Win of 2022 With Fuel Strategy

ALTON, Va. – With a GTD class car playing the fuel strategy game in front of him, fuel mileage concerns of his own and a rival GTD PRO competitor closing quickly, Mathieu Jaminet had his hands full Sunday in the closing stages of the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR.But…
Formal, Marcelli Clinch Super Trofeo Pro Crown With VIR Victory
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Formal, Marcelli Clinch Super Trofeo Pro Crown With VIR Victory

Formal, Marcelli Clinch Super Trofeo Pro Crown With VIR Victory

ALTON, Va. – Danny Formal and Kyle Marcelli picked the perfect time to find their way back to the winner’s circle in Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America. The duo won Sunday’s race at VIRginia International Raceway to clinch the Pro class championship.With 14 minutes…
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