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Ford storms to GTLM pole
Jul01

Ford storms to GTLM pole

Joey Hand has stormed to pole position for Ford at the end of a frantic qualifying where all four IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship marques held the top spot during the session. Hand wheeled the No. 66 Ford GT to a time of 1:42.507 in qualifying, the third session the No. 66 has led in a   dominant performance at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen weekend. “Starting out the weekend, we were quickest in the first two sessions,”...

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Porsche fastest in wet third practice
Jul01

Porsche fastest in wet third practice

A soggy morning greeted teams at Watkins Glen International when the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTLM class took to the track for the third practice session today. Porsche found themselves first and last on the timesheets. The No. 912 took first with a time of 1:54.422, set by Laurens Vanthoor, and the No. 911 eighth in class after attempting to turn a time on slicks in the very damp session. Antonio Garcia slotted the No....

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Gianmaria Bruni Joins Porsche
Jul01

Gianmaria Bruni Joins Porsche

There is a different look to Gianmaria Bruni this weekend at Watkins Glen. After many years as a Ferrari ace, the Italian is now officially a Porsche works driver. The 36-year-old three-time Le Mans winner joins the team at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen for his first race in the new No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR partnering Laurens Vanthoor. “When I got into the plane in the USA I didn’t really know what was coming, but my expectations...

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Fords on top at Watkins Glen
Jun30

Fords on top at Watkins Glen

The No. 66 Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT was fastest in both Friday IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice sessions in the GTLM class at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen. At the hands of Dirk Mueller in session one and Joey Hand in session two, the 66 led Ford’s charge in their bid to repeat 2016’s 1-2 finish. Last year’s race winner, the sister No. 67 Ford GT, slotted in behind Hand in the second practice session. Third...

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Going Green at The Glen
Jun30

Going Green at The Glen

With first practice at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen underway, the Michelin-shod GTLM teams are ready for a stacked schedule around one of America’s most iconic natural terrain road courses. Friday’s 11:05 AM and 3:30 PM IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice sessions are followed by a third session at 8:00 AM Saturday. GTLM qualifying is 12:05 Saturday to set the grid at Watkins Glen International for Sunday’s 10:10 AM...

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