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Pruett takes Long Beach pole
Apr11

Pruett takes Long Beach pole

Scott Pruett continued building on his amazing sportscar record by becoming the first TUDOR United SportsCar Championship pole winner on the streets of Long Beach and also recording the first pole for the Ford Ecoboost V6 Daytona Prototype engine. The Chip Ganassi Racing ace and Sebring winner stopped the clocks at 1:15.325 on the final lap – putting the pole out of reach from the fellow Ford-powered Oswaldo Negri for Michael...

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SRT Viper guys ready to strike at Long Beach
Apr11

SRT Viper guys ready to strike at Long Beach

With two podiums in the first two races, SRT Motorsports heads to the Long Beach Grand Prix this weekend hoping to expand on its strong showing at last year’s event. SRT Motorsports tallied three team firsts at Long Beach in 2013. Dominik Farnbacher (pictured below) claimed the team’s first-ever pole position when he posted a GT class track record lap of 1:18.845 (89.857 mph) in the No. 91 SRT Viper GTS-R. The No. 91 team...

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Gavin and Corvette show early pace
Apr11

Gavin and Corvette show early pace

  Corvette Racing’s tall marathon-running British ace Oliver Gavin set the pace in the morning practice session on the streets of Long Beach – showing ominous signs of  Chevrolet’s past pace. Corvette Racing has been part of the past seven Long Beach weekends as part of the American Le Mans Series, and the results have been overwhelmingly solid. The team has four victories at the circuit to its credit including...

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Risi Ferrari hoping for change of fortunes
Apr11

Risi Ferrari hoping for change of fortunes

Risi Competizione is looking for a change of fortunes in the third round of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship here at Long Beach after dramatic crashes took them out at Daytona and Sebring. Giancarlo Fisichella is hoping to record his first race laps of the season after his No.62 Ferrari was eliminated in both the opening two races before he could climb aboard. This weekend he is joined by team newcomer Dane Cameron who quickly...

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Pruett tops morning session
Apr11

Pruett tops morning session

Scott Pruett topped the timesheets in this morning’s sole practice session for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship with a late flier in the final seconds before the checkered flag. As is traditional, the sportscars were the morning “street sweepers” with a 7:40am session. Rolex 24 at Daytona winner Joao Barbosa led much of the practice before the Ford Ecoboost entries of Oz Negri and subsequently Pruett jumped...

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Pat Long playing host for teammates
Apr11

Pat Long playing host for teammates

The Long Beach Grand Prix is a home race for Pat Long but the Californian has an extra important role this weekend – he is the only one of four Porsche North America drivers with Long Beach experience and he is also playing host for two of his teammates. The Porsche squad has taken the opening two wins of the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and in preparation for this weekend’s third round, Michael Christensen and...

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