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Ford’s flying at Daytona
Jan08

Ford’s flying at Daytona

  Ford’s four-car assault on the Rolex 24 at Daytona stepped into high gear at the Roar before the 24 on Saturday with the blue oval brand finishing one-two-three in night testing and setting the overall fastest time of the day. British ace Andy Priaulx set the fastest time of the night ahead of teammates Olivier Pla and Richard Westbrook. In the overall times for the day, IndyCar ace Scott Dixon was the fastest man –...

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New Porsche on track at Daytona
Jan07

New Porsche on track at Daytona

Porsches fans have lots of “new” to look forward to in 2017 – a new car, new drivers and new livery are all in action this weekend at the Roar before the 24. The biggest changes is of course the new Porsche 911 RSR with the engine now placed in front of, instead of behind the rear axle. The successor follows the previous version of the 911 which scored 22 victories and eight championship titles between 2013 and 2016....

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Chevy versus Ford battle continues
Jan06

Chevy versus Ford battle continues

The Chevy versus Ford battle continued at the top of the GTLM timesheet this afternoon with Ford grabbing the upper hand but Chevy setting the fastest time overall. Dirk Mueller topped the times in the afternoon session at the Roar before the 24 at Daytona International Speedway at 1:44.773 but Jan Magnussen’s time of 1:44.760 from the morning session led the overall day. Mueller led Andy Priaulx in the No.69 car ahead of Oliver...

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Corvette lead opening session at Roar
Jan06

Corvette lead opening session at Roar

The battle between traditional rivals GM and Ford returned in the opening test session at the Roar before the 24 with Corvette Racing and Ford Performance Racing dominating on track. Danish ace Jan Magnussen topped the times at 1:44.760 aboard the No.3 Corvette as the two US-based Ford entires went second and third – the No.67 leading the No.66. As at Le Mans last year, Ford are running all four cars at Daytona this year with...

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Porsche unveils new 911 RSR
Nov16

Porsche unveils new 911 RSR

Porsche will tackle the 2017 racing season with an all-out newly developed GT racer. The new 911 RSR makes full use of the breadth of the Le Mans 24 Hours GT regulations, and in addition to systematic lightweight design, features the ultra-modern, flat-six engine positioned in front of the rear axle. The extremely light four-liter powerplant is highlighted by direct fuel injection as well as a rigid valve drive and is characterized by...

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