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Risi rules Saturday practice at VIR
Aug26

Risi rules Saturday practice at VIR

They may have just returned to IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car competition, but Risi Competizione is flexing their muscle at this weekend’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIR. Toni Vilander powered the Ferrari 488 GTE to a time of 1:40.855, making Risi Ferrari the only car to dip into the 1:40s around VIRginia International Raceway’s 3.27-mile course. Second place in the session went to Dirk Mueller in the No. 66 Ford GT. Despite...

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Corvette Racing tops VIR Friday practice
Aug25

Corvette Racing tops VIR Friday practice

Not one, but both Friday practice sessions went to Corvette Racing at the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR. The No. 4 C7.R took the top spot in the first session of the all-GT battle at VIRginia International Raceway, with the No. 3 machine topping the sheets in the second practice. Tommy Milner set the fastest time of the first session, besting Richard Westbrook in the No. 67 Ford GT, who came second. Third place in the first session...

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Ten top makes take on Michelin GT Challenge at VIR
Aug23

Ten top makes take on Michelin GT Challenge at VIR

Race teams from 10 of the world’s premier automakers will take to the challenging 3.27-mile VIRginia International Raceway circuit at this weekend’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIR, a key stop on the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The powerful factory backed BMW, Corvette, Ford, Ferrari and Porsche GT Le Mans (GTLM) class teams headline one of two WeatherTech Championship races that exclusively feature the production based...

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Ford first at Road America
Aug06

Ford first at Road America

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing needed a win to reignite its 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship bid and they got it today at Road America with a strong performance by pole sitter Dirk Mueller and co-driver Joey Hand who took their No. 66 Ford GT to the GT Le Mans class victory. Starting from the pole position, Mueller built a 10 second lead in the first hour while still saving fuel. “Mike O’Gara (CGR team manager) gave me a big...

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Corvette’s Dan Binks Helps Raise Money for Camp Anokijig
Aug06

Corvette’s Dan Binks Helps Raise Money for Camp Anokijig

Corvette Racing Crew Chief, and a former Camp Anokijig camper himself, Dan Binks helped raise more than $43,500 for the nearby Plymouth, Wisconsin camp this weekend at Road America. Fast approaching its tenth year, Binks’ auction sported nearly 60 racing-related items for attendees of the Road America Corvette Corral. In addition to parts and artwork, this year’s crop even included one of the front wheels from the No. 63...

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