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Porsche scores new 911 RSR’s first win
Jul22

Porsche scores new 911 RSR’s first win

Porsche took the pole position, set a qualifying lap record and backed it up with a 1-2 overall finish in today’s Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park to score the first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory for the new Porsche 911 RSR. Taking the win were drivers Patrick Pilet and Dirk Werner. They were followed across the finish by their teammates, the pole sitter Gianmaria “Gimmi” Bruni and IMSA newcomer Laurens...

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Video: Pre-race at Lime Rock
Jul22

Video: Pre-race at Lime Rock

As the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship prepares to kick off the NorthEast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park, some of the top competitors from the GTLM class share their thoughts.   John Edwards The guys at @BMWUSARacing are looking for redemption at their home track of @limerockpark. @JEdwardsRacing thinks they can get it. pic.twitter.com/U3QB2ssEXN — Michelin Alley (@MichelinAlley) July 22, 2017 Joey Hand The track at...

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BMW going for three wins in a row at home
Jul22

BMW going for three wins in a row at home

It could be a happy homecoming for the BMW team as they go for three wins in a row at Lime Rock Park. Just 90 miles from the BMW of North America headquarters in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, Lime Rock Park serves as the home track for the BMW IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship GTLM team. Fresh off back to back wins at Watkins Glen International and Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, BMW comes into their home race with the No. 25 M6...

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Porsche goes fastest at Lime Rock
Jul21

Porsche goes fastest at Lime Rock

The No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR has done what no other car has managed this weekend and set a time faster than last year’s pole time at Lime Rock Park. Gianmaria Bruni turned the fastest time of the session, a 0:50.601, on his 49th lap, during the heat of the day. The ambient temperature peaked at 93F/34C, and track temp hit 130F/54C during the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship second practice. Second place went to Dirk...

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Ford 1-2 at Lime Rock
Jul21

Ford 1-2 at Lime Rock

It was the pair of Ford GTs on top of the timesheets as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship rolls into Lime Rock Park in Connecticut for the Northeast Grand Prix. The GT only race weekend means that the fastest GTLM cars, in this case, Ford’s Dirk Mueller in the No. 66 Ford GT, will be challenging for the overall win, rather than just class victories. Second fastest in the session went to Mueller’s teammate Ryan Briscoe in the...

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