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IMSA Holds Annual Roar Before the 24 Open Test

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On Sunday, IMSA wrapped up the Roar Before the 24, a three-day open test at Daytona International Speedway for teams in both the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  While 54 cars were officially entered in the session, Risi Competizione chose not to compete due to their …

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Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Announces Two DP’s for Daytona

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On Tuesday morning, Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announced that they will field two Ford EcoBoost-powered Riley DPG3’s in the Prototype January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.  The Ganassi organization is running the factory Ford GT program that will also field two-cars in the GT-Le Mans class.  As a result, the …

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Sunday Showdown: Who Will the Title Sponsor Be?

Several teams have announced new drivers across NASCAR’s national divisions this month. Among them are Brian Scott in the No. 9 Richard Petty Motorsports Cup ride, Chris Buescher in a Cup ride with Front Row Motorsports and Ben Rhodes moving to Thorsport in the Camping World Truck Series.  Which driver …

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Force India’s Sergio Perez Joins TRG-Aston Martin Racing for Rolex 24

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On Thursday morning, TRG-Aston Martin Racing announced that Mexican Formula One racer Sergio Perez, currently of Force India, will lead a second Aston Martin V12 Vantage in the GT-Daytona class in January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway.  The team is the first entry from TRG to be announced for Daytona and …

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PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports Announces 2016 Lineup

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On Wednesday, PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports announced their driver lineup for the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  It is a mix of returning talent and newcomers to the Prototype Challenge team. Tom Kimber-Smith is the sole returning driver from the 2015 team that won three of the four races run as part of the Tequila Patron …

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TV Listings for December 22-28, 2015

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It’s Christmas week, so there is no live racing to be had this week.  However, the old standby of Christmas on television, the marathon, is in effect.  However, instead of films like The Wizard of Oz, A Christmas Story, or National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, we have racing specials on tap.  …

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