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18 hour mark: Rolex 24 at Daytona
Jan29

18 hour mark: Rolex 24 at Daytona

The GTLM battle of the brands was stepping into high gear after 18 hours of the Rolex 24 at Daytona with three different marques filling the top three spots at the 3/4 race distance mark. The new Porsche continued to be a strong contender through the night in wet conditions with the No.911 Porsche of Patrick Pilet, Dirk Werner and Fred Makowiecki  holding the top spot. Joey Hand, Dirk Mueller and Sebastian Bourdais’s Ford was in...

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Ford’s IMSA & WEC assault
Sep13

Ford’s IMSA & WEC assault

  While the US and UK Ford teams came together at Le Mans for the brand’s assault on the 24 Hours, this weekend at the Circuit of The Americas will showcase the Ford GT for fans in two separate series. The cars are the same, the engines are the same – they even have the same numbers on the side. But the challenges facing Ford in the FIA World Endurance Championship and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship are quite unqiue....

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Return of the prodigal Corvette
Jun26

Return of the prodigal Corvette

The good news for Corvette Racing: The No. 64 Corvette C7.R won the GTE Pro class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The bad news: The sister No. 63 Corvette C7.R sustained heavy damage in a crash during qualifying and was withdrawn from the world’s biggest sports car race. The No. 63 has returned to competition at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen – now wearing the familiar No. 3 that it carries in the TUDOR Championship. The...

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