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Watkins Glen Sports Car Wrap-Up

The new Porsche 963 that will race in WEC and IMSA. (Photo: Porsche AG)

(Photo: Porsche AG)

Watkins Glen International saw a wild Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen end with a bunch of confusion, and the new Porsche 963 has been unveiled.

Filipe Albuquerque, Ricky Taylor Win Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen

Filipe Albuquerque and Ricky Taylor celebrate their victory in the Sahlen's Six Hours at the Glen, 6/26/2022 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Filipe Albuquerque snatched the lead from Tom Blomqvist with 20 minutes to go and held on to win the Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen.

Tom Blomqvist Wins Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen Pole

2022 Watkins Glen Tom Blomqvist

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Meyer Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian’s Tom Blomqvist continued his stranglehold on the speed charts Saturday (June 25) by setting a new track record at 136.638 mph to win the pole for Sunday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen. Blomqvist took the pole with what was really his second-best lap.  He had …

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Tom Blomqvist Tops Both Watkins Glen WeatherTech Practices

Tom Blomqvist entering turn 10 during Practice No. 2 at Watkins Glen, 6/25/2022 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Meyer Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian’s Tom Blomqvist was fastest overall in both Watkins Glen WeatherTech practices.

Rum Bum Racing Parks Program for 2016

Earlier this week, longtime IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge team Rum Bum Racing announced that they are suspending their campaign, effective immediately.  They did not give an official reason for the move, other than to say “Enough is enough.” The team was in the middle of its seventh season of competition in the series.  During …

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Brian France Press Conference Defensive On Trump, State Of NASCAR

On Sunday morning at Homestead-Miami Speedway, NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France addressed the assembled media for the first time in months.  It was a rather contentious affair as media members asked France direct questions about the health of the sport.  France appeared to be visibly sweating through much of the conference; the physical appearance …

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Who to Follow: The 2018 IMSA Social Media Guide

2016 Daytona Iwsc Pack Racing Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

  The Series: IMSA, the sanctioning body, does tweet quite a bit of information.  They can be found at @IMSA.  The feed is generally informative, but can also be quite light-hearted.  They also run the @IMSALive account.  That is a bit more factual in their in-race tweeting.  In addition, they are the place to go …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBC Sports Started Strong, But Petered Out

We’ve reached the end of the 2020 season.  This year, my 12th as the resident TV critic at Frontstretch, has been the most difficult of all.  The reasoning is quite obvious.  Honestly, knowing what’s going on right now, we’re lucky the season finished at all. Before we get into today’s overall look at NBC Sports’ …

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