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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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Brad Keselowski Docked 10 Points for Failing Post-Race Laser Inspection

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On Wednesday, NASCAR released their weekly penalty report.  It contained a wide assortment of warnings, but one graded penalty as well. Brad Keselowski‘s No. 2 Miller Lite Ford flunked the post-race laser inspection on Sunday at Michigan.  It is a penalty that has happened multiple times recently. NASCAR ended up assessing the …

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Betty Jane France Dies

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Early Tuesday morning, NASCAR announced that Betty Jane France, the widow of former NASCAR CEO Bill France, Jr. and the mother of current CEO Brian France, died on Monday after an illness. Prior to her death, France served as the executive vp and treasurer of NASCAR.  Additionally, she was the chairwoman …

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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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Pace Laps: Sieg Looking for Chase Spot, Moffitt’s Big Win and Pagenaud’s Title Hopes

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Sprint Cup Series: Youth Makes A Comeback – Much of the NASCAR season has been focused on when there will be a “changing of the guard.” 45-year-old Tony Stewart is retiring, 45-year-old Jeff Gordon has already done so but is filling in for fellow 40-something Dale Earnhardt, Jr. during his concussion recovery. …

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Pace Laps: Hot Streaks, First-Time Winners and Unfinished Business

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Sprint Cup: A Streak Ends on 22 for Kurt Busch: It was Sunday’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway where a NASCAR record came to an end. That record, being owned by Kurt Busch, was the run of lead-lap finishes to start a Sprint Cup Series …

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Park Place Motorsports Withdraws from VIR

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On Wednesday, Alex Job Racing announced the complete withdrawal of the No. 22 WeatherTech Porsche team from the remainder of the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  Thursday saw another Porsche team voluntarily withdraw, but only from one race. Park Place Motorsports, which fields the No. 73 Porsche 911 GT3-R in …

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WeatherTech Porsche Leaves WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

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It seems really bizarre that a team sponsored by the series’ title sponsor could be pulling out of the series, but it is the case.  Alex Job Racing announced on Wednesday evening that their No. 22 Porsche 911 GT3-R will not compete in the last three races on the IMSA WeatherTech …

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