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Honda Ligier combo set the pace
Jan08

Honda Ligier combo set the pace

The Honda-powered Ligier prototype combination has been the weapon of choice at the Roar before the 24 test at Daytona International Speedway this afternoon. The Japanese/French combo topped the timesheet with former Nissan LM P1 pilot and recently announced Ford GTE-Pro driver Olivier Pla setting the pace for Michael Shank Racing. “It went really well,” Pla said (pictured right). “I know the team from racing here the last few years...

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New cars fast at Daytona
Jan08

New cars fast at Daytona

Teams have hit the track for the first time at the Roar before the 24 with new cars from GTLM manufacturers immediately on the pace. Lucas Luhr was fastest in the first session aboard the new BMW M6 – the No.100 machine stopped the clocks at 1:45.088 in the “basic black” testing livery. The German ace is sharing the car with John Edwards, Kuno Wittmer and Graham Rahal. Tommy Milner’s Corvette C7.R may not be...

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Corvette ready to take on the new guys
Jan07

Corvette ready to take on the new guys

Corvette Racing has lead the IMSA GTLM championship until late in the season in the past two years but now face added competition in 2016 with new cars from Ford, BMW and Ferrari. The 2012 American Le Mans Series champions started last season in the best possible way with victory at Daytona and Sebring. They backed that up with victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The championship however fell from their grasp as the season continued...

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Daytona – first day at school
Jan09

Daytona – first day at school

Teams are ready to hit the track this morning at Daytona International Speedway as the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship kicks off with the annual “Roar before the 24” test at the famous Florida venue. While teams and manufacturers have been in test and development mode in the off season, this weekend’s three-day test is the first time teams will be able to “compare notes” on their relative...

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2015 TUDOR schedule revealed
Aug10

2015 TUDOR schedule revealed

The 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship schedule was revealed at Road America this morning with each class scheduled to contest ten rounds over a total of 12 events next year. The major change to the calendar for next year is the removal of the Friday night at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. After being absent from the inaugural schedule this year, Lime Rock Park returns in 2015 after hosting both GRAND-AM Rolex Series and...

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