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Toyota and Corvette top Le Mans test day
Jun04

Toyota and Corvette top Le Mans test day

Toyota may have suffered heartbreak at the end of last year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans but their speed at this year’s Le Mans test day has demonstrated the Japanese brand is out to make amends for last year. Kamui Kobayashi set the fastest lap of the day in the No. 7 TS050 Hybrid he shares with Mike Conway and Stéphane Sarrazin. His time of 3mins 18.132secs was more than five seconds quicker than the best Toyota lap at the 2016...

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Will Audi repeat its Mexico pole at COTA
Sep16

Will Audi repeat its Mexico pole at COTA

  The No.8 Audi again topped the times at Circuit of The Americas in Free Practice 3 this morning – the final session before qualifying. Audi’s Loic Duval was the only driver to break into the 1 minute, 45 second bracket with a time of 1:45.719 This was the biggest margin of the weekend so far – Duval’s time was 0.332 of a second quicker than Porsche’s Brendon Hartley. The time is also considerably quicker than last year’s pole...

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On track in Texas
Sep15

On track in Texas

The on-track action for Lone Star Le Mans has kicked off at Circuit of The Americas with the first session for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Joao Barbosa topped a Corvette Daytona Prototype 1-2-3 in the session for what will be the penultimate race for the DP platform. The top class in the championship will be replaced next year with the Le Mans-style LM P2-based Daytona Prototype International cars. Dane Cameron was...

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Christmas in Texas for prototype fans
Sep14

Christmas in Texas for prototype fans

Fans of Prototype sports cars will have plenty of Prototype entries to choose from here at the Lone Star Le Mans. Between the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the FIA World Endurance Championship there will be four different styles of Prototypes competing at The Circuit of The Americas this weekend. IMSA PROTOTYPE Three of the four Prototype combinations compete in the WeatherTech Championship, where the top Prototype class...

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Ford’s IMSA & WEC assault
Sep13

Ford’s IMSA & WEC assault

  While the US and UK Ford teams came together at Le Mans for the brand’s assault on the 24 Hours, this weekend at the Circuit of The Americas will showcase the Ford GT for fans in two separate series. The cars are the same, the engines are the same – they even have the same numbers on the side. But the challenges facing Ford in the FIA World Endurance Championship and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship are quite unqiue....

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