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Audi tops Le Mans test day times
Jun05

Audi tops Le Mans test day times

Teams had their only chance today outside of race week to record laps at the Circuit de la Sarthe as 60 cars completed 4,151 laps and 35,155 miles at the annual Le Mans test day. The No.8 Audi of Lucas di Grassi, Loic Duval and Oliver Jarvis topped the times with the Brazilian FIA Formula E championship leader di Grassi pushing Porsche off the top of the timesheet with a lap of 3 minutes, 21.375 seconds. Reigning Le Mans winners and...

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Taylor brothers win then jet to Le Mans
Jun04

Taylor brothers win then jet to Le Mans

Jordan and Ricky Taylor faced two huge races today – first they won the Detroit round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on Belle Isle and then began their second race to get to Le Mans for the annual test day on Sunday. Faced with a restart amidst heavy traffic midway through Saturday’s Chevrolet Sports Classic, Jordan Taylor passed three cars on his way to the lead. That proved to be the key to give the No. 10...

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Ford takes first victory with the new GT
May01

Ford takes first victory with the new GT

Ford has taken a stunning victory at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca – its first in international sportscar competition for the new Ford GT. While the car has a large Ford Ecoboost sticker on the side of the car, today the Chip Ganassi Racing sportscar squad demonstrated it was more than just a decal. Ryan Briscoe and Richard Westbrook took the victory with a brilliant fuel economy run to the finish. The No.67 Ford made its final stop...

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Ready to roar at Mazda Raceway
May01

Ready to roar at Mazda Raceway

We’re in final countdown mode for round four of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The preparations for today’s Prototype and GTLM race at 11:15am have been dominated by the underdogs – Mazda Racing in Prototypes and Scuderia Corsa in GTLM. The sweeping turns of Mazda Raceway are ideally suited to the Le Mans-style LM P2 machines and Mazda’s machines dominated every...

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Corsa and Serra steal the GTLM pole
Apr30

Corsa and Serra steal the GTLM pole

Ford looked set to score its first pole position for the new Ford GT at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca only for Brazilian ace Daniel Serra to spoil their party in the dying moments of GTLM qualifying. The Scuderia Corsa Ferrari F488 GTE was fast yesterday, leading both sessions, but Ford’s Ryan Briscoe looked set to grab the top spot until Serra’s final lap pushed both the No.67 and No.66 machines back to second and third. The...

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