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Wilson tops practice 2
Mar13

Wilson tops practice 2

IndyCar ace Justin Wilson topped the timesheets for Michael Shank Racing for the second practice session at Sebring this afternoon. The Ford Ecoboost powered driver stopped the clocks at 1:53.62 – just ahead of Max Angelelli in the Wayne Taylor Racing entry. Muscle Milk Pickett Racing led much of the session with Klaus Graf behind the wheel – again showing the close competition between the Le Mans-style P2 machines and the...

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GT Racing is out of this world

You do not need a telescope or a ticket on Spaceship One to see some of the best racing on the planet. Just follow the GT class battle in the 10-Hour/1000-mile Petit Le Mans here at Road Atlanta. Top Corvette, Porsche, Ferrari, BMW, Jaguar and Ford teams race production-derived Grand Touring cars in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS). Intense competition in the 2011 season has earned the GT competition acclaim from racing insiders,...

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BMW continues pole run

BMW Motorsport continued their impressive performances in this year’s American Le Mans Series by taking pole at Mosport International Raceway today. The German manufacturer has won three of four poles and taken every win against fierce competition from Ferrari, Porsche, Chevrolet and Ford this season. Dirk Müller recorded the fastest time in qualifying at 1:17.142 ahead of teammate Bill Auberlen. Flying Lizard Racing’s...

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GT – Lizards, Robertsons Secure Lime Rock Podiums

Flying Lizard Porsche came up just short of its fifth consecutive win at Lime Rock, but did secure its first podium finish of the 2011 season. The second place for Jörg Bergmeister and Patrick Long was the best result of the season for either of the dark red and silver cars. Robertson Racing followed its podium finish at the 24 Hours of Le Mans with a similar result in the No. 04 car, the team’s all-pro lineup of David Murry and...

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GT Battle At The Bullring On Tap

With 15 cars, GT is the most populated of the four classes competing at this week’s Northeast Grand Prix, the third round of the 2011 American Le Mans Series. BMW has opened its account with two wins in two starts, but will have a challenging fight on its hands with Porsche, Ferrari and Corvette to stay atop the charts at the “bullring” that is Lime Rock Park. For its success in 2011, BMW does not enter Lime Rock as...

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