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Strategy the key to Ford’s third win
Jul10

Strategy the key to Ford’s third win

Ford scored its third consecutive IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory and fourth big international sportscar win in a row at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park today but they had to dig deep. While the rapid Ford has been able to charge away on pure speed, today the Chip Ganassi Ford Racing Performance had to use strategy to get to the front with Richard Westbrook and Ryan Briscoe winning their third consecutive IMSA race.. “We...

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Cameron and Curran claim Canada
Jul10

Cameron and Curran claim Canada

Action Express Racing’s Dane Cameron and Eric Curran scored their first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship win of the year at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park today – reversing the team’s 1-2 result from Watkins Glen. While Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi was the first Action Express entry across the line at “The Glen” – this time Cameron and Curran reversed the result to claim their first...

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GTLM pole to Garcia and Corvette
Jul09

GTLM pole to Garcia and Corvette

Corvette Racing has bounced back into contention in the GTLM class after Antonio Garcia scored the pole at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The pole effort was the first for Corvette Racing since Daytona last year and the first for the No.3 car and Garcia since Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, 2014. Garcia recorded a lap of 1:15.198 to topple the Fords of Dirk Mueller and Richard Westbook. Lucas Luhr and Bill Auberlen’s BMWs were fourth...

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Mazda scores pole in Canada
Jul09

Mazda scores pole in Canada

Mazda moved a step closer to its first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory by scoring its second pole position today at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Tristan Nunez put the No.55 car on pole for the second time – backing up his performance from Mazda Raceway Laguna Second. The second Mazda of Tom Long was third fastest with the Corvette Daytona Prototype of Ricky Taylor splitting the Mazda machines. After spending...

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Corvette jumps to the front
Jul09

Corvette jumps to the front

Corvette Racing jumped to the top of the times this morning in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championshipea with Antonio Garcia setting the pace aboard the No.3 C7.R at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The Spaniard stopped the clocks at 1:15.223 before handing over to teammate Jan Magnussen. The lap by Garcia leapt the Corvette past the two BMWs which had been 1-2 with Bill Auberlen leading John Edwards. Oliver Gavin was fourth fastest...

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BMW leads GTLM battle
Jul09

BMW leads GTLM battle

Three former BMW teammates topped the times in yesterday afternoon’s session at Canadian Tire Motorsport with current ace Bill Auberlen topping the times. Auberlen led Corvette Racing’s Tommy Milner and Ford’s Dirk Mueller – both former BMW factory drivers. Yesterday’s second session – like the first – was affected by rain in the second half of the 60 minute practice. In the Prototype class it...

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