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Entry List: Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix

2018 Watkins Glen Iwsc Pipo Derani Car Phil Allaway

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After the fireworks of Watkins Glen, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is right back at it this weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.  There are currently 34 teams listed as being entered for this weekend.  That number is really 33. Tequila Patron ESM had one of the worst possible weekends you could have at Watkins …

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JDC-Miller MotorSports Claims First Ever WeatherTech Prototype Victory

2018 Watkins Glen Iwsc Stephen Simpson Car Phil Allaway

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With under 36 minutes to go, JDC-Miller MotorSports’ Stephen Simpson took advantage of a battle for the lead between Acura Team Penske’s Juan Pablo Montoya and Wayne Taylor Racing’s Jordan Taylor to sweep into the lead from third with this move. From there, Simpson had to deal with lapped traffic getting in the way.  Montoya …

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Pace Laps: Beating the Heat at Chicagoland Speedway

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Aric Almirola’s Stellar Run Derailed Lost in the excitement of the race finish in which Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson used every inch of the track – and each other – in an epic last-lap battle is Aric Almirola’s stellar run. For the first time since Daytona, the driver of …

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Colin Braun Wins Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen Pole

2018 Watkins Glen Iwsc Colin Braun Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

CORE autosport’s Colin Braun won the pole Saturday afternoon (June 30) for Sunday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen in a nail-biting qualifying session. Braun’s lap was the quickest of the entire weekend at an average speed of 132.539 mph. “I’m excited to be on the pole,” Braun said after the session. “It’s a testament …

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Dane Cameron Tops WeatherTech Practice No. 3, René Rast Flips

2018 Watkins Glen Iwsc Juan Pablo Montoya Car Phil Allaway

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Acura Team Penske continued to show their pace on Saturday morning with Dane Cameron turning in the fastest lap of the weekend to top Practice No. 3.  However, the session ended early due to a huge crash for Mazda Team Joest’s René Rast. With just a couple of minutes remaining in the session, Rast spun …

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CORE autosport’s Romain Dumas Fastest in Glen Friday Practice

2018 Watkins Glen Iwsc Romain Dumas Car Phil Allaway

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CORE autosport’s Romain Dumas, fresh off of setting the all-time record in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb last weekend, was fastest overall in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice Friday (June 29) at Watkins Glen.  Dumas’ best lap, turned in during the final minutes of Practice No. 2, was at an average speed of 130.936 …

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Entry List: Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen

2017 Watkins Glen Iwsc Joao Barbosa Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

This weekend, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to action at Watkins Glen International after four weeks off.  Many of the teams and drivers spent that time in France, competing at Le Mans.  Others stayed back and prepped at home.  42 teams have risen to the challenge of six hours of racing Sunday in high …

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Action Express’ Jõao Barbosa Out Until August Due to Bicycle Crash

2018 Daytona Iwsc Joao Barbosa Phil Allaway

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Action Express Racing announced on Thursday (June 7) that Jõao Barbosa, co-driver of the No. 5 Mustang Sampling-sponsored Cadillac DPi-V.R., has been involved in a bicycle crash while training.  In the crash, Barbosa suffered a wrist injury in the crash that will keep him out for at least the next two races on the IMSA …

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Pace Laps: 2018 NASCAR Championship Down To Three Men?

#78: Martin Truex Jr., Furniture Row Racing, Toyota Camry Bass Pro Shops/5 Hour Energy Wins Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Martin Truex Jr. Punches Back Against Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch Reigning champion Martin Truex Jr. hasn’t had it easy this season. At one point, he wrecked three times in four races during a stretch from Texas to Talladega. “Last year, I felt like we couldn’t do anything wrong,” he said. “This …

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Entry List: Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix Presented by Lear

2018 Daytona Iwsc Tristan Vautier Car Phil Allaway

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For Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear. 26 cars are currently entered in the Prototype and GT Daytona classes.  GT Le Mans teams have the weekend off, partially because the weekend is a partial clash with the Le Mans Test Day. In the Prototype class, there are 14 cars …

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Pace Laps: Harvick’s Historic Run, XFINITY Series Downhill Slide

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Ticketguardian 500 Ism Raceway, Phoenix, Az Usa Friday 9 March 2018 Kevin Harvick, Stewart Haas Racing, Ford Fusion Jimmy John's World Copyright: Matthew T. Thacker Nkp

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Harvick Having Historic Run Every once in awhile, an athlete reestablishes the level of greatness in their sport. NASCAR is no exception to the rule. There were Dale Earnhardt’s next-level championships in 1987 and 1994, Bill Elliott’s 1985 Winston Million and Jeff Gordon winning 13 races in 1998. More recently, …

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