Race Weekend Central

Magnus Racing, Archangel Motorsports Team Up to Field Acura NSX GT3 EVO in 2021

2020 Daytona Iwsc Marco Mapelli Car Phil Allaway

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Magnus Racing and Archangel Motorsports separately announced Monday (Dec. 7) that they will team up to field the No. 44 full-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2021.  The team, which will be known as Magnus with Archangel, will run an Acura NSX GT3 EVO in the GT Daytona class.  Andy Lally and John …

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Action Express Racing Dominates Road Atlanta Practice

2020 Road Atlanta Iwsc Pipo Derani Car Courtesy Of Imsa

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is back at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta a month early this year for the TireRack.com Grand Prix.  Through two practice sessions, things don’t look all that different from last year’s Motul Petit Le Mans.  Action Express Racing’s Felipe Nasr was fastest overall with a lap at 132.478 mph. Practice No. …

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NASCAR 101: Drivers Racing in Lower Series Than They Have in Years Past

2019 Phoenix I Nxs Michael Annett Nkp

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After nearly three years away from the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Korbin Forrister returns to the circuit in this weekend’s Dover International Speedway doubleheader, driving the No. 36 for DGM Racing. Forrister, a mostly part-time competitor in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series since 2014 (including seven starts in 2020), is no stranger to Xfinity. …

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The Underdog House: Michael McDowell Curbs The Daytona Road Course

Nascar Cup Series

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Top Dog Michael McDowell is an accomplished road racer, so he always seems to have a better shot than most underdogs when the NASCAR Cup Series has to make a few right turns. With no one able to practice on the Daytona International Speedway road course prior to the start of the race, the often …

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The Underdog House: Bubba Wallace Leads the Way in Michigan

Nascar Cup Series

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Top Dog A doubleheader last weekend at Michigan International Speedway meant twice the opportunity for the underdog class to snag a solid finish. On Saturday, Bubba Wallace did that and then some, ending up with a ninth-place result. Running as high as third in the closing laps, Wallace briefly had visions of his first career …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Michael Annett & Travis Mack Thriving After 2 Years Together

Nascar Xfinity Series

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Just over two years ago, Michael Annett was struggling at JR Motorsports, putting together a self-admittedly lackluster season. That followed a disappointing 2017 campaign, squeaking into the postseason. After returning to the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2017, Annett had first-year crew chief Jason Stockert leading the way. Scoring just seven top-10 finishes in their first …

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Andy Lally Joins Our Motorsports at Road America, Daytona Road Course

2015 Xfinity Elkhart Lake

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Sports car veteran Andy Lally will return to the NASCAR Xfinity Series in the No. 02 car for Our Motorsports, he announced Wednesday (July 22). Lally will compete at Road America on Aug. 8 and on Daytona International Speedway’s road course the following Saturday (Aug. 15). The races come at a break between IMSA events. …

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NASCAR 101: Who Didn’t Return to NASCAR in 2019?

#95: Kasey Kahne, Leavine Family Racing, Chevrolet Camaro Procore Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

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In what’s become an annual segment on NASCAR 101 (wait, this is year five? Time is a flat circle), this week takes a look at the drivers who didn’t return to NASCAR in 2019. Now, that phrase sounds a bit more absolute than it actually ends up being. Each year, we discuss the drivers from NASCAR’s …

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Dane Cameron, Harry Tincknell Fastest in Watkins Glen WeatherTech Practices

2019 Watkins Glen Iwsc Dane Cameron Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Acura Team Penske’s Dane Cameron was fastest overall in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice Friday (June 28) at Watkins Glen International.  Cameron’s lap at 135.978 mph in Practice No. 2 is more than two seconds faster than last year’s pole speed. Practice No. 1 Mazda Team Joest’s Harry Tincknell was fastest overall in the first …

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Pace Laps: Bubba Wallace Impresses at Charlotte, While David Slays Goliath at Indianapolis

2019 Indianapolis 500 Indycar Zach Catanzareti Fernando Alonso

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: All-Star Night of Emotions Saturday was a day full of emotion, passion and hard racing. From the beginning stage of the Monster Energy Open to the fireworks and celebration after the Monster Energy All-Star Race, nothing excelled over the prestigious event. Nothing, except for Kyle Larson. The Open began with …

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Olivier Pla Fastest in WeatherTech Sebring Thursday Practice

2019 Daytona Iwsc Jonathan Bomarito Car Phil Allaway

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Mazda Team Joest’s Olivier Pla was fastest overall in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice Thursday (March 14) at Sebring International Raceway.  Pla’s lap of 126.027 mph is an unofficial IMSA track record for the current configuration. Practice No. 1 In the morning practice session, Action Express Racing’s Felipe Nasr was fastest overall in his Cadillac …

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Magnus Racing Switches to Lamborghini for 2019

2018 Road Atlanta Iwsc John Potter Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

On Wednesday (Nov. 21), Magnus Racing revealed their racing itinerary for the 2019 season.  The team will be back full-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in the GT Daytona.  However, they will be trading in their Audi R8 LMS GT3 in favor of the new Lamborghini Huracán GT3 EVO.  Andy Lally and John Potter …

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