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The GTLM fab five
Sep28

The GTLM fab five

And then there were five.  Five drivers remain in the battle for the GT Le Mans (GTLM) TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and they represent five different countries, three manufacturers and three teams. Ranging in age from 33 to 46, the five are a mix of prospective and past champions. Porsche North America team’s Patrick Pilet of France leads the championship on the strength of three consecutive victories at Canadian Tire...

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Mexico joins 2016 FIA WEC
Sep19

Mexico joins 2016 FIA WEC

The 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship will expand with Mexico City joining the championship as the second North American event. A total of nine races will now be held with Mexico City scheduled close to the Circuit of The Americas event to minimize costs for teams. The Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez race will be staged on September 4 with COTA taking place two weeks later on September 17. Mexico joins the UK, Belgium, France,...

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BMW scores upset GTLM victory
Sep19

BMW scores upset GTLM victory

Porsche North America’s twin Porsche 911 RSRs were on track for their third straight 1-2 finish in the hotly contested GT Le Mans class at Circuit of the Americas. The Porsches ruled the race for two hours and 37 minutes – but the final three minutes belonged to Dirk Werner, Bill Auberlen, and the No. 25 Team RLL BMW Z4 GTE. Werner and Auberlen claimed their second victory of the season when the class-leading Porsches peeled off...

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Hand’s the man in Prototype
Sep19

Hand’s the man in Prototype

Joey Hand scored his first TUDOR series victory and teammate Scott Pruett repeated as the Prototype winner in the Lone Star Le Mans at Circuit of the Americas. The pair drove Ganassi Racing’s No. 01 Ford EcoBoost Riley DP to a dominant 16.910-second victory over brothers Ricky and Jordan Taylor in the No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP. Ganassi’s turbocharged Prototype ruled the 11th round of the TUDOR Championship...

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Pole winners hot in morning warm-up
Sep19

Pole winners hot in morning warm-up

The cars that won pole positions in TUDOR series qualifying on Friday afternoon kept the heat on their competition in Saturday morning’s 20-minute warm-up session. Joey Hand had the best overall lap at 1:57.862 in Ganassi Racing’s Riley-Ford DP. The cooler conditions at 8:00 a.m. helped Hand to run a quicker lap than teammate Scott Pruett’s pole-winning 1:58.441 in the mid-day heat at Circuit of the Americas. Ozz...

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Pilet pilots Porsche to GTLM pole
Sep18

Pilet pilots Porsche to GTLM pole

Patrick Pilet is in prime position to extend his lead in the GT Le Mans championship standings after winning the class pole for Saturday’s Lone Star Le Mans. Pilet piloted the No. 911 Porsche 911 RSR to the quickest lap in the class at 2:04.396 in today’s 15-minute qualifying session, securing his first career pole in the TUDOR series. “We worked so hard, and it was tough with 20 kilos more in the car,” said...

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