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Watkins Glen: Rain, Red Flag, Busted Rules Cloud Results

As a result, racing against the clock took on new meaning as the minimum one-hour, 30-minute drive time applied for each driver in every class except DPi. When the stewards sorted it all out, the clock was adjusted to one hour, 17 minutes over what became five-plus hours. This nullified the pit stop strategy for several teams and meant some drivers were short of the 90-minute drive time. Continue reading

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Penske Motorsport Heads List of Porsche 963 WEC and IMSA Contenders During 2023. A New Golden Age of Racing?

This is an intercontinental program as sports car racing enters what could be a new golden age with ever increasing participants and global audiences. For the first time in some 30 years, it will be possible to compete for overall victories in the endurance classics at Le Mans, Sebring and Daytona with cars of identical construction. Continue reading

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IMSA – 194 Cars Entered at Watkins Glen Races This Weekend

The five classes are DPi, LMP2, LMP3, GTD PRO and GTD fighting against and among each other with the largest car count at Watkins Glen in eight years. Continue reading

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Le Mans 2022 – Toyota, Porsche, Jota, Aston Martin Win

Toyota Gazoo Racing brought its winning record at LeMans to an extraordinary total of five this year in the top Hypercar class. The number of kilometers traversed by the winning #8 Toyota GR010 Hybrid was 5,177.17 at an average of … Continue reading

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Le Mans – Corvette 1-2 on Grid, Porsche 3-4

It’s great to see so many Corvette flags around the track. This is for everyone who is here to support us and here to watch us. Hopefully we can keep these two yellow Corvettes up front for 24 hours,” said Nick Tandy. Continue reading

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Cadillac to Return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans After 22 Years

The prototype has a new Cadillac 5.5-liter DOHC engine package working in conjunction with the LMDh common hybrid system.T he engineering challenge remaining – of course – is to bring the old success of Cadillac’s DPi V.R, which won two titles and four consecutive Rolex 24s in its six years in the IMSA WeatherTech Championship, to the new car. Continue reading

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Le Mans Qualifying Practice – Rain, Red Flag and Racing

The No.7 Toyota Gazoo Racing driver set his fastest lap in the dry first 30-minutes of the session before a red flag and then pouring rain nullified affected any improvements in Hypercar or any other class. Continue reading

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IndyCar – Chevy Beats Honda in Final Belle Isle Race

Belle Isle was as much a contest of strategies: three stints, one with Red tires that are soft and sticky and faster, but quickly degrading tires; or using the Black more durable racing rubber for two or three pitstops. Continue reading

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