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Porsche Takes Provisional Pole
Jun10

Porsche Takes Provisional Pole

With more than 900 horsepower on hand, Porsche driver Neel Jani blew away the qualifying record for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Jani delivered a staggering 3:16.887 lap in the No. 18 Porsche 991 Hybrid to take the provisional pole and eclipse the 3:18.513 record set by Peugeot driver Stephane Sarrazin in 2008 by 1.626 seconds. Jani turned his record-breaking time within minutes of the green flag that signaled the start of the first of...

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Porsche Sets the Pace in First Le Mans Practice
Jun10

Porsche Sets the Pace in First Le Mans Practice

Porsche flexed its muscle in the opening round of the heavyweight fight between the factories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Porsche 919 Hybrids were first, third, and fourth in the premier LMP1 class at the conclusion of Wednesday’s four-hour free practice session. The red No. 17 Porsche 919 Hybrid of Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley, and Mark Webber set the pace with a fast lap of 3:21.362. The No. 17 Porsche’s fast lap was...

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Corvette Racing Runs for the Triple Crown
Jun10

Corvette Racing Runs for the Triple Crown

American Pharoah made history in thoroughbred racing when he galloped to the first Triple Crown since 1978. Now Corvette Racing has the opportunity to become the first Triple Crown GT class winner in international endurance racing since 2000. With victories in this year’s Rolex 24 At Daytona and the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, Corvette Racing can complete the GT trifecta with a win in the GTE Pro division at this...

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The Viper is back at Le Mans!
Apr17

The Viper is back at Le Mans!

They may be missing from the action of this year’s TUDOR United SportsCar Championship but the Dodge Viper will return to action at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hour. After shutting down the factory GTLM effort last year, a GT Daytona class Viper effort run by Bill Riley for Ben Keating was successful with victory at the Rolex 24. Now Keating, Jeroen Bleekemolen and Marc Miller will drive a GTLM spec at Le Mans in what is called the GTE...

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FIA WEC live on FOX Sports
Apr01

FIA WEC live on FOX Sports

Sportscar fans in the US received a major bonus today – no, this is no April Fool’s joke – the complete FIA World Endurance Championship is set to be screened on FOX in 2015 with all races shown live! The FIA WEC will receive more live TV coverage than any other FIA sanctioned championship in the USA and Canada. Fox will broadcast all rounds of the WEC live in 2015 on its satellite, cable and online platforms, with...

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