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How the wet was won
Sep28

How the wet was won

Nick Tandy and Patrick Pilet’s overall race victory in the 2015 Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta aboard a GTLM class Porsche 911 RSR will stand as one of the greatest upsets in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship history. Starting 35th in the 37 car field after a qualifying infraction, Tandy and Pilet began the race trailing 18 GT entries that in turn started 30 seconds behind the 16 Prototype and Prototype Challenge class entries....

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New and old faces at Corvette Racing
Nov17

New and old faces at Corvette Racing

Corvette Racing is adding some new and old faces to its driver line-up for the 2016 endurance races at Daytona, Sebring and Le Mans. With Jan Magnussen/Antonio Garcia and Tommy Milner/Oliver Gavin returning for the full-season assault, the team has brought in a new set endurance drivers to fill the third seats for the major enduro events. Audi FIA World Endurance Championship racer and former Corvette Racing driver Marcel Fassler will...

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Porsche confirm 2016 return
Oct07

Porsche confirm 2016 return

Fresh from taking the clean sweep of championships in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and scoring an overall win at Petit Le Mans, Porsche has confirmed it will return for a factory assault in North America in 2016. The German manufacturer will do battle in the new IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2016 against Corvette, BMW, Ferrari and newcomer Ford. Porsche clinched the team’s, manufacturer’s and...

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2015 Champions crowned
Oct06

2015 Champions crowned

The Georgia Aquarium proved to be an appropriate backdrop as the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship crown the 2015 series champions on Monday night. “We’ve been surrounded by sharks all season, so this is a very interesting setting,” said Joao Barbosa, who joined Christian Fittipaldi in repeating as Prototype (P) champions for Action Express Racing. Other series champions crowned at the event were Porsche North America’s...

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Porsche – the empire strikes back!
Oct03

Porsche – the empire strikes back!

After Michelin Alley posted a story on Friday night about Porsches woes in qualifying at Petit Le Mans, Porsche motorsport boss Dr. Frank-Steffen Walliser tweeted in reply “The empire will strike back”. And strike back they did! Not only did Porsche win the GTLM championship with Patrick Pilet, they finished the season with victory in the GTLM class – but to go one step beyond – Pilet and Nick Tandy made...

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