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Daniel Mancinelli Wins Rough and Tumble PWC Grand Prix of Long Beach

2018 Long Beach PWC Daniel Mancinelli Car WC Vision

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This year’s Pirelli World Challenge Sprint in Long Beach came down to the final 10 minutes. TR3 Racing’s Daniel Mancinelli snatched the lead in a somewhat rough fashion from R. Ferri Motorsport’s Toni Vilander with 7.5 minutes to go.  From there, Mancinelli pulled away to take his first PWC Sprint victory in Long Beach Sunday …

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Toni Vilander Wins PWC Grand Prix of Long Beach Pole

2018 Long Beach PWC Toni Vilander Car WC Vision

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R. Ferri Motorsport’s Toni Vilander set a PWC track record with a lap of 78.436 seconds (90.326 mph) Saturday (April 14) en route to earning for Sunday’s Grand Prix of Long Beach.  It is Vilander’s second Sprint pole of 2018, having previously won the pole for Round No. 1 at St. Petersburg. Vilander’s lap was …

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Exposed Concrete: Racecar Drivers’ Kryptonite Thrives at Sonoma

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, CA USA Sunday 25 June 2017 Jamie McMurray, Chip Ganassi Racing, Cessna Chevrolet SS, Kyle Larson, Chip Ganassi Racing, Target Chevrolet SS World Copyright: Lesley Ann Miller LAT Images

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Over the past 20 years, we’ve seen nothing short of a safety revolution when it comes to run-off at racetracks and wall technology.  In 1997, the only soft walls that you heard about were the styrofoam blocks in use at places such as the late Flemington Speedway in New Jersey.  Later on, Watkins Glen International …

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