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Strong day for Rolex winners
Feb20

Strong day for Rolex winners

After Oak Racing’s Le Mans-style prototype headed the times for most of the day, Rolex 24 at Daytona winners Action Express Racing leapt to the top of the timesheet in the afternoon session thanks to Sebastian Bourdais. The Frenchman stopped the clocks at 1 minute, 52.480 seconds and topple Oak’s morning pacesetting time of 1:53.204. Oak led Wayne Taylor Racing’s Corvette Daytona Prototype and Muscle Milk Pickett Racing’s...

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Milner ready for Corvette fightback
Feb20

Milner ready for Corvette fightback

The new Corvette C7.R proved to be fast at the Rolex 24 at Daytona but sadly the new car was fragile on debut – Tommy Milner however is looking forward to make amends at the 12 Hours of Sebring. Milner along with Oliver Gavin and Robin Liddell were in contention for victory on debut for the new car but a gearbox issue with a couple of hours to go took them out the race. The sister car of 2013 ALMS GT champs Jan Magnussen and...

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Testing underway at Sebring
Feb20

Testing underway at Sebring

Testing is underway at Sebring International Raceway as the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship teams prepare for the 2014 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. The test used to be annual pre-season event for the American Le Mans Series but now falls between the first and second rounds of the new combined championship. 42 of the 68 entered cars are in Florida today and tomorrow for the test. This year’s 12 hour is expected to be one...

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Le Mans line-up confirmed
Feb13

Le Mans line-up confirmed

The field for this year’s Le Mans 24 Hour was unveiled in Paris today for the 82nd running of the classic French endurance race. 31 full season cars from the FIA WEC will grow to 56 for the June 14-15 race including the revolutionary NissanZEOD RC which occupies “Garage 56” for new and innovative technology. Today’s press conference also unveiled a new logo for the 24 Hours of Le Mans (pictured right)...

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WEC entries announced
Feb13

WEC entries announced

Entries have been confirmed today for the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship with 31 cars confirmed for the full season – the third running the world championship for sportscars. Porsche will join the fight for overall victories with a two-car team battling a pair of Audis and Toyotas. A total of nine LM P1 cars will contest the championship, seven in LM P2, seven in GTE-Pro and eight in GTE-Am. The only American squad...

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Rolex 24 flashback
Feb07

Rolex 24 flashback

Take a look back at the Rolex 24 at Daytona – the opening round of the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Porsche North America teamed with Michelin to take victory in the GT Le Mans class – winning on debut in their first race as a factory team. Porsche factory drivers Richard Lietz, Nick Tandy and Patrick Pilet took the win with BMW’s Bill Auberlen, Andy Priaulx, Joey Hand and Maxime Martin taking second. The...

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