Race Weekend Central

Porsche No. 2 Claims 4th Straight WEC Victory at COTA

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(Photo: Marcel Langer @AdrenalMedia.com)

Saturday’s 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas was a competitive affair.  The Toyotas, off the pace for much of the race weekend were able to take the fight to the Porsches.  However, the outcome of the race came down to team orders, as much as Porsche doesn’t want to admit it.  With less than …

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Porsche Claims 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas Overall Pole

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(Photo: Marius Hecker @AdrenalMedia.com)

On Friday, Porsche LMP Team’s Neel Jani and Nick Tandy teamed up to claim the overall pole for Saturday’s 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas.  Jani turned in the fastest lap of the weekend (104.656 seconds, 117.849 mph) during his time in the car.  Tandy was just as quick as Jani, but his best …

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Taylor Brothers Defend IMSA Long Beach Victory

2016 Daytona Iwsc Jordan Taylor Car Credit Phil Allaway

(Credit: Phil Allaway)

On Saturday evening, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Prototype, Prototype Challenge and GT-Le Mans classes took to Long Beach’s 1.968 mile street course for a 100-minute duel on the streets.  While Ricky Taylor was extremely disappointed on missing out on pole Friday, he more than made up for it on the start. As soon as …

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SMP Racing Wins Rolex 24 Pole; Nick Tandy Fastest Overall

In the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, there are four classes.  Generally, those classes qualify for races in the order of Prototypes first, then Prototype Challenge, GT-Le Mans and GT-Daytona.  Sounds simple enough. Not so much when it rains.  The rule structure of IMSA currently allows only the GT-Le Mans class tire brand choice.  In this …

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Porsche Claims 1-2 in 24 Hours of Le Mans

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(Credit: Audi AG)

This past weekend, sports car racing held its biggest event of the entire year, the 24 Hours of Le Mans in Northwestern France. While the biggest story of the week revolved around Ford’s announcement that it is creating a four-car assault on the GTE-class (two in TUSC’s GT-Le Mans class and two in the WEC’s GTE-Pro …

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