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Taylor Brothers Win Lone Star Le Mans

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Saturday afternoon saw the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship take on the 3.4-mile Circuit of the Americas for a 160-minute sprint race.  Attrition wasn’t too much of an issue, but contact was early. Ricky Taylor started the No. 10 Konica Minolta Chevrolet Corvette DP from pole and escaped the scrum that …

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Joel Miller Shows Strength, Tops Practice No. 3 at COTA

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For Mazda Motorsports, Friday was a day that they’d rather forget.  The No. 55 lost the entire first practice session when the brakes locked up on the pit straight.  Meanwhile, the No. 70 was not all that great during the first session, lapping over two seconds off the pace of …

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Multimatic on Pole Once Again at COTA

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It seems to be a regular thing this year in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  Have a qualifying session and Multimatic Motorsports‘ Scott Maxwell plonks himself at the top of the sheets.  Thursday afternoon at Circuit of the Americas was no different. Maxwell won the overall (and Grand Sport) …

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Action Express Racing Sweeps Thursday COTA Practices

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On Thursday, IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams took to the 3.4-mile course at Circuit of the Americas for what was originally scheduled as two one-hour sessions.  The first session ultimately ended up being extended, though. Session No. 1 No one was able to set a lap in the first session …

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IMSA Gives the Porsche 911 GT3 R Help with BoP

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On Thursday, IMSA released two more technical bulletins for the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  These bulletins concern rule changes ahead of the Lone Star Le Mans at Circuit of the Americas.  Unlike the last round at VIRginia International Raceway, there are some substantial changes. As you’ve seen here at Frontstretch, one of …

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Magnus Racing Disputes VIR Exclusion

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Last weekend, Magnus Racing‘s No. 44 Audi R8 LMS GT3 of Andy Lally and John Potter finished third in GT Daytona in the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR.  However, in post-race inspection, the No. 44 was found to have violated IMSA’s ride height regulations and as a result, was excluded …

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WeatherTech Racing to Field PWC Entries in Final Two Events

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A little over two weeks ago, Alex Job Racing announced the withdrawal of the No. 22 WeatherTech Racing Porsche from the remainder of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, citing issues with Balance of Performance (BoP) that they believe renders the Porsche uncompetitive in the GT Daytona class.  At the time, …

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Corvette Racing Dominates Michelin GT Challenge at VIR

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On Sunday afternoon, the sun was back out and the brand-new pavement was baking at VIRginia International Raceway.  21 cars took the green flag for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIR, but one team was in control from the drop of the green flag. Corvette Racing swept …

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