The Alley
Shank’s perfect Le Mans warm-up
May02

Shank’s perfect Le Mans warm-up

Michael Shank Racing had the prefect preparation for its forthcoming debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans by taking victory at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca yesterday. While the Shank squad has been to victory lane before including at the Rolex 24 at Daytona, this was the team’s first victory with the Honda-powered Ligier Le Mans LM P2-spec car. While the Mazda factory cars had dominated the weekend in Monterey, Shank’s team and...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
Mazda continue their charge at home
Apr30

Mazda continue their charge at home

They have led every session this weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and now Mazda Racing has taken its first pole and actually scored a 1-2 qualifying result in Monterey today. Young stars Tristan Nunez and Tom Long traded times throughout qualifying to be nearly a second clear of the fastest Daytona Prototype of Dane Cameron. While their horsepower per cubic inch numbers from their diesel engine of recent seasons was impressive,...

Read More
Page 20 of 34«...10...19202122...30...»