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Pace Laps: Quiet Martin Truex Jr. & Weekend of the Kyles

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Martin Truex Jr. Quiet Despite Racing on 2017 Playing Ground Sunday’s Pennzoil 400 seemed like a perfect event for Martin Truex Jr. to win for the single-car Furniture Row Racing team: fourth-place starting spot on a 1.5-mile track in the race he won one year ago. However, a win was …

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IMSA Mandates Refueling Times in Wake of Land-Motorsport Penalty

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IMSA sent a technical bulletin to WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams Thursday (Mar. 1) announcing that they will mandate minimum times for refueling, effective immediately.  Refueling for Prototypes will be a minimum of 30 seconds.  GT Le Mans teams will have to adhere to a 34 second minimum, while GT Daytona teams will have to meet …

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Callaway Competition USA Downsizes to 1 Car for St. Petersburg

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Callaway Competition USA announced Thursday (Mar. 1) that they will only have one Callaway Corvette C7 GT3-R for their Pirelli World Challenge debut next weekend in St. Petersburg, Fla.  Callaway Competition USA originally announced in December that they would make their Pirelli World Challenge debut with two Callaway Corvette C7 GT3-Rs for Daniel Keilwitz and Michael …

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KohR Motorsports Announces Part-Time PWC GTS Schedule with Nate Stacy

2018 Daytona Ctsc Nate Stacy Car Phil Allaway

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IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge (CTSC) regulars KohR Motorsports announced on Wednesday (Feb. 28) that they will field an entry in Pirelli World Challenge’s GTS class starting with the season opener at St. Petersburg.  16-year old Nate Stacy, pictured above roasting his tires at Daytona, will drive the No. 52 Ford Mustang GT4.  Sponsorship will be …

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Pace Laps: Ford Forges Ahead Of NASCAR Pack at Atlanta

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Daytona 500 Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Fl Usa Sunday 18 February 2018 Kurt Busch, Stewart Haas Racing, Haas Automation/monster Energy Ford Fusion And Kevin Harvick, Stewart Haas Racing, Jimmy John's Ford Fusion World Copyright: Rusty Jarrett Nkp

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Ford Takes Charge in Atlanta For Ford, Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway was a throwback to happier times for the manufacturer: Atlanta 2017. It was in that race, one year ago where Kevin Harvick dominated, leading 292 of 325 laps. But a late caution flag shuffled the field, costing Harvick a …

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Patrick Gallagher Fastest in CTSC Day No. 2 at Sebring

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For the final day of IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge testing at Sebring International Raceway, just one session was scheduled.  After three hours of testing, Multimatic Motorsports’ Patrick Gallagher was fastest with a lap of 134.076 seconds (100.421 mph). Gallagher’s time was more than four-tenths of a second slower than the best time of the …

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CJ Wilson Racing to Race Acura NSX GT3 Part-Time

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CJ Wilson Racing officially announced on Radio LeMans’ Midweek Motorsport Wednesday (Feb. 21) that they will race part-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT Daytona class in 2018.  As of now, the team is only confirmed to race at Sebring and Petit Le Mans.  Additional races at Watkins Glen and Laguna Seca are possible.  …

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Jesse Lazare Fastest in Day No. 1 of CTSC Sebring Test

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On Tuesday, Motorsport in Action’s Jesse Lazare was fastest overall in Day No. 1 of testing for IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teams at Sebring International Raceway.  Lazare’s lap of 133.619 seconds (100.764 mph) was a little more than two seconds off of last year’s pole time. Session No. 1 Lazare’s aforementioned lap in his …

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Pace Laps: NASCAR Daytona Roundup For Cup, XFINITY & Camping World Trucks

Tyler Reddick, Xfinity Winner At Daytona. February 17th, 2018

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Young Guns Steal Daytona 500 Spotlight Except this 500 winner was very different. While Dale Earnhardt rattled people’s cages, a man’s man from the south, the 27-year-old Dillon is… a millennial. He has a video podcast, “Barn Life,” with best friend and jackman Paul Swan. He’s a clean-cut extrovert, an excitable guy …

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Risi Competizione/Keating Motorsports Unveils Le Mans Lineup

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Riley Motorsports (which is running under the name Keating Motorsports due to ACO rules) and Risi Competizione jointly announced the remainder of their driver lineup for their entry in the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans on Wednesday (Feb. 14).  The two teams will collaborate on a Ferrari 488 GTE entry in the GTE-Am class. …

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Ty Majeski Discovers Road Racing Versatility at Daytona

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Over the past few years, Ty Majeski has become well-known for his short track skills.  His track record over that time period quickly caught the eye of Ford and Roush Fenway Racing. Winning three straight ARCA Midwest Tour titles against difficult competition and claiming the pole at the Snowball Derby will do that for you. …

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