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Mazda Unveils First DPi Prototype at LA Auto Show

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On Wednesday afternoon, Mazda Motorsports took to the floor of the Los Angeles Auto Show to announce their new entry in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  Up to this point, only Prototype teams running regular LMP2 chassis with the spec Gibson engine had been unveiled (one of those, PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports’ …

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FanVision Kicks Things Up a Notch with New Legend Device

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For the past few years, FanVision has provided fans with electronic devices for sale or rent that provide scanner audio, video and leaderboards at the track.  The service operates in addition to the pre-existing scanner rental services from Racing Electronics. Now, FanVision is taking the next step in improving the …

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VisitFlorida.com Racing Announces 2017 Driver Lineup

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Last week, VisitFlorida.com Racing announced their intentions to field the new Riley Mk. XXX chassis with the Gibson V8 engine in next year’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (last year’s Chevrolet Corvette DP is pictured above).  That cleared up just one aspect of the team’s direction.  Monday shored up part of …

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Pace Laps: Bowman’s Big Day, Sadler’s Penalty and a Wet Brazilian Grand Prix

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NKP)

Sprint Cup: Career Day for Alex Bowman in Phoenix – It seems like Alex Bowman has truly made the most of every opportunity he’s found in 2016. That statement hit the ceiling in Sunday’s Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway, when Bowman became the fastest driver in the Sprint Cup …

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William Byron Quickest in Opening Phoenix Truck Practice

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Early on Friday morning, the 33 trucks entered in tonight’s Lucas Oil 150 took to the Phoenix International Raceway tri-oval for its first practice session.  The results were not all that different from the rest of the season. Kyle Busch Motorsports’ William Byron turned in the fastest lap of the session …

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Riley Motorsports Switches to Mercedes, SunEnergy1 Racing Reforms

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On Wednesday, Mercedes officially announced their entry into the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with the new V8-powered Mercedes AMG GT3.  Riley Motorsports will serve as the primary team for the manufacturer, which will not field a factory squad in the GT Daytona class.  Ben Keating and Jeroen Bleekemolen will return …

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