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Long Beach battleground!
Apr16

Long Beach battleground!

It was a day of wildly fluctuating fortunes in the GTLM class today with contact, penalties, crashes and a wildly controversial finish which stopped the No.3 Corvette Racing squad from scoring its third consecutive victory of 2016. BMW’s Bill Auberlen led off the start but soon reeled in by both Porsches. Oliver Gavin was the first to enter the pits after suffering a punctured tire but then the penalties started to fly. Both...

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Taylor brothers triumph again
Apr16

Taylor brothers triumph again

The Taylor brothers Ricky and Jordan have triumphed again on the streets of Long Beach – repeating their victory from last year aboard their Chevrolet-powered Daytona Prototype. The pair scored a 2.958 second victory over the two Action Express Racing machiens of Joao Barbosa/Christian Fittipaldi and Dane Cameron/Eric Curran. Ricky Taylor made the jump to the lead on the opening lap and the duo spent 72 or the 75 laps at the...

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Video: Long Beach Race Highlights
Apr16

Video: Long Beach Race Highlights

The Long Beach IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race was literally a street fight – this week we’ve had spins, contact, fire – all action on the famous Californian streets. Check out the highlights of the closing stages of today’s battle. Check out race highlights from the action-packed @IMSA #BUBBAGPhttps://t.co/bXH2LTJVhr — SPEED (@SPEED) April 17,...

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Video: Long Beach aces
Apr16

Video: Long Beach aces

Want to know more about Long Beach – just ask these aces from Porsche, Ferrari, Corvette, Ford and BMW. Lots to learn including how hard to push in street races, how important is pitwork here, the importance of tire choice, keeping out the walls and of course – size does matter…especially when your new car is three feet longer than last year! He missed the Long Beach race last year, now @NickTandyR is ready for the...

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Fittipaldi scores prototype pole
Apr16

Fittipaldi scores prototype pole

Action Express Racing may not have shone bright in the morning practice session but Christian Fittipaldi made up for that in qualifying with a pole setting lap. Fittipaldi led a Chevrolet Daytona Prototype with Ricky Taylor also putting the Wayne Taylor Racing entry on the front row of the grid. Mid way through the session a red flag brought things to a halt when Marc Goosens spun the Visit Florida DP at the hairpin. His car was then...

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