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Action Express Finalizes 2017 IMSA Plans
Posted by: newsla on Friday, December 02, 2016 - 06:13 AM
Sports Cars
Action Express Finalizes 2017 IMSA Plans


Action Express Racing announced today that the team will field a pair of Cadillac DPi-V.R race cars in the Prototype class of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship starting with the season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona, Jan. 28-29, 2017.

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BMW Art Car to Race in North America for First Time in 2017 Rolex 24 At Daytona
Posted by: ASkyler on Thursday, December 01, 2016 - 06:49 PM
Feature Articles
BMW Art Car to Race in North America for First Time in 2017 Rolex 24 At Daytona


Staff Report, IMSA Wire Service

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Since 1975, world-renowned artists such as Andy Warhol, Alexander Calder, David Hockney and Jeff Koons have used BMW race cars as their canvas to create rolling works of art.

Several of these Art Cars were designed specifically as exhibits and never raced. Some competed in the 24 Hours of Le Mans or major championships in Australia.



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Jeff Gordon to Drive New Cadillac DPI-V.R in Return to Rolex 24 At Daytona
Posted by: ASkyler on Thursday, December 01, 2016 - 06:48 PM
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Jeff Gordon to Drive New Cadillac DPI-V.R in Return to Rolex 24 At Daytona


Staff Report, IMSA Wire Service

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon will make his return to the Rolex 24 At Daytona for the first time in 10 years as Wayne Taylor Racing today confirmed Gordon alongside full-season co-drivers Jordan and Ricky Taylor and endurance driver Max Angelelli as the driver lineup in the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R for the 55th Rolex 24 At Daytona. The race opens the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season on Jan. 28-29, 2017.


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Cadillac Confirms Daytona Prototype international to Debut in 2017 Rolex 24 At Daytona
Posted by: ASkyler on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 06:43 PM
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Cadillac Confirms Daytona Prototype international to Debut in 2017 Rolex 24 At Daytona


Staff Report, IMSA Wire Service

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - "Cadillac is proud to return to the pinnacle of prototype racing in North America after a 14-year absence."

Those were the words used by Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen to confirm that three Cadillac Daytona Prototype international (DPi) race cars will compete in the full 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype (P) class, beginning with the 55th Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 28-29, 2017. The new car will be known as the Cadillac DPi-V.R and is the first prototype race car from the New York-headquartered manufacturer since 2002.


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Continental Tire To Serve As Exclusive Tire Supplier for IMSA Prototype Challenge presented by Mazda
Posted by: ASkyler on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 05:27 PM
Sports Cars
Continental Tire To Serve As Exclusive Tire Supplier for IMSA Prototype Challenge presented by Mazda


Continental Tire will serve as the exclusive tire supplier for the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) Prototype Challenge presented by Mazda series starting in 2017.

The multi-year agreement will see all cars in both classes of IMSA Prototype Challenge presented by Mazda - Le Mans Prototype 3 (LM P3) and Mazda Prototype Challenge (MPC) - compete on Continental rubber.


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After Late Start in Auto Racing, Michael Mills Scores 2nd PWC Series Title
Posted by: newsla on Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 06:24 AM
Sports Cars
After Late Start in Auto Racing, Michael Mills Scores 2nd PWC Series Title with Inaugural SprintX GT Championship in 2016


Michael Mills wasn’t sure how his 2016 racing campaign would work out. He knew he had a limited budget for his No. 46 Mills Racing BMW Z4 GT3 but he wanted to compete in the Pirelli World Challenge again.

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Alpine Celebrates Its World Titles
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 06:24 AM
Le Mans News
Alpine Celebrates Its World Titles


Contested on Saturday evening, the ninth and final round of the 2016 FIA WEC saw Nicolas Lapierre, Stéphane Richelmi and Gustavo Menezes finish on the podium for the seventh time this season. This was no title decider, of course, since the no.36 Signatech-Alpine crew had already wrapped up the championship after the 6 Hours of Shanghai.

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Rebellion Racing Ends 2016 FIA WEC On A High In Bahrain
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 08:43 PM
Le Mans News
Rebellion Racing Ends 2016 FIA WEC On A High In Bahrain


REBELLION Racing finished on a high in Bahrain cementing five years of total domination of the LMP1 Privateer category of the FIA World Endurance. The #13 Rebellion R-One AER won the last race of the season, the 6 Hours of Bahrain.

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Audi Says Goodbye With One-Two Victory
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 06:50 AM
Le Mans News
Audi Says Goodbye With One-Two Victory


Saying goodbye with a bang: Audi achieved an impressive one-two victory in the last race of its Le Mans prototypes in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). After clinching pole position in qualifying, the Audi R18 diesel hybrid sports car went on to claim a lights-to-flag victory in the 6 Hours of Bahrain. In addition, Lucas di Grassi set the fastest race lap. As a result, Audi has clinched the vice-championship titles in the manufacturers’ and drivers’ classifications.

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RGR Sport Finishes 2nd In Race And World Championship After Season Finale
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 06:50 AM
Le Mans News
RGR Sport Finishes 2nd In Race And World Championship After Season Finale


LMP2 CHAMPIONSHIP POSITION: 2nd
CHASSIS: #43 RGR Sport / LMP2 / Ligier JS P2

RGR Sport kept their track record of stellar performances alive with a 2nd place finish at the 6 Hours of Bahrain, the finale of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship. The eighteen points from the seventh podium finish of the year secured 2nd place in the Championship for the first-year team, only five points ahead of Russian crew, G-Drive Racing, who finished 3rd in the standings.

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Sports Car News Archive
· Action Express Finalizes 2017 IMSA Plans (Dec 02, 2016)
· BMW Art Car to Race in North America for First Time in 2017 Rolex 24 At Daytona (Dec 01, 2016)
· Jeff Gordon to Drive New Cadillac DPI-V.R in Return to Rolex 24 At Daytona (Dec 01, 2016)
· Cadillac Confirms Daytona Prototype international to Debut in 2017 Rolex 24 At Daytona (Nov 30, 2016)
· Continental Tire To Serve As Exclusive Tire Supplier for IMSA Prototype Challenge presented by Mazda (Nov 29, 2016)
· After Late Start in Auto Racing, Michael Mills Scores 2nd PWC Series Title (Nov 26, 2016)
· Alpine Celebrates Its World Titles (Nov 22, 2016)
· Rebellion Racing Ends 2016 FIA WEC On A High In Bahrain (Nov 20, 2016)
· Audi Says Goodbye With One-Two Victory (Nov 20, 2016)
· RGR Sport Finishes 2nd In Race And World Championship After Season Finale (Nov 20, 2016)
· Aston Martin Racing Seals World Championship Titles In Bahrain (Nov 20, 2016)
· WEC Bahrain: Audi Sport Quotes (Nov 20, 2016)
· WEC 6H Bahrain - Ferrari Qualifying Recap (Nov 19, 2016)
· Final Pole Position For Audi In Bahrain (Nov 19, 2016)
· RGR Sport To Start 4th For Season Finale In Bahrain (Nov 19, 2016)
· Porsche Unveils The Most Spectacular 911 Ever at the Los Angeles Auto Show (Nov 16, 2016)
· Mazda Unveils New Daytona Prototype international Race Car for WeatherTech Championship Prototype Class (Nov 16, 2016)
· Gibson-Powered Onroak Ligier LM P2 Impresses In North American Debut For PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports (Nov 16, 2016)
· Sportscars Ford In Fight For Teams Title At WEC Season Finale (Nov 16, 2016)
· Alpine Aiming To Celebrate Its World Title In Style! (Nov 16, 2016)
· Oward And Owen To Test With Rgr Sport In FIA WEC Rookie Test (Nov 15, 2016)
· Tom Milner Joins Panoz Racing (Nov 15, 2016)
· Emotional Farewell For Audi From The FIA WEC (Nov 11, 2016)
· Grahovec Consistency Helps Texas Driver Record 1st Pro Racing Title With Pirelli World Challenge TC Crown (Nov 11, 2016)
· Successful Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car Driver Scholarship Expanded for the 2017 Racing Campaign with TC, TCA & TCB Classes (Nov 11, 2016)
· Top five in Shanghai for Larbre Competition (Nov 10, 2016)
· Ford GT Takes 1-2 Finish In Shanghai! (Nov 08, 2016)
· Aston Martin Racing Taste Victory At 6 Hours Of Shanghai (Nov 07, 2016)
· Alpine Hits The Heights With The LMP2 Category World Title! (Nov 06, 2016)
· Audi Scores 18 Points At Shanghai (Nov 06, 2016)
· 3rd Place & 5th Podium In A Row For RGR Sport In Shanghai (Nov 06, 2016)
· Alpine Hits The Heights With The LMP2 Category World Title! (Nov 06, 2016)
· WEC Shanghai: Audi Sport Quotes (Nov 06, 2016)
· Audi Motorsport Newsletter 41/2016 (Nov 06, 2016)
· Pole Position For Aston Martin Racing At 6 Hours Of Shanghai (Nov 05, 2016)
· Rows Two And Three For Audi At Shanghai (Nov 05, 2016)
· IMSA News Roundup: Ford Introduces New Mustang GT4 for Continental Tire Challenge (Nov 04, 2016)
· ALMS - Rebellion Racing - 6 Hours Of Shanghai Preview (Nov 04, 2016)
· Championship Battle Set To Heat Up In Shanghai (Nov 04, 2016)
· Racing Family Keeps Elivan Goulart on Track in Taking Pirelli World Challenge TCA Title (Nov 02, 2016)
· NanoFlowX Signs On For Multiyear Official Partnership With IMSA (Nov 02, 2016)
· Ford Gts Take Momentum To Shanghai (Oct 31, 2016)
· Scuderia Corsa Returns Championship-Winning Driver Lineup for 2017 IMSA (Oct 29, 2016)
· FIA WEC To Race In Audis Largest Market (Oct 28, 2016)
· RML Group And Mectech Launches Sports Car Programme For Elms Lmp3 (Oct 27, 2016)
· Tom OGorman Scores 1st Pro Racing Title by Taking Honda Fit to Competitive Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car B Crown (Oct 27, 2016)
· IMSA News Roundup: October 26, 2016 (Oct 26, 2016)
· Engine Issues Force Strakka To Cut Short 2016 WEC Campaign (Oct 26, 2016)
· BREAKING NEWS: Audi with new motorsport strategy: Formula E instead of WEC (Oct 26, 2016)
· Action Express Racing Announces 2017 Driver Lineup (Oct 25, 2016)
· Entries Now Open For 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (Oct 21, 2016)
· IMSA News Roundup: October 19, 2016: Keene Ready For Switch To Michael Shank Racing (Oct 19, 2016)
· Kcmg Seals Another GTE Am Podium In WEC Thriller At Fuji (Oct 19, 2016)
· A Year Makes All The Difference For Christina Nielsen (Oct 18, 2016)
· Ford GT Wins At Fuji! 1-2 Finish! (Oct 17, 2016)
· Weiron Tan to compete in the Asian Le Mans Series with Malaysian Team (Oct 17, 2016)
· Rebellion Racing Wins Fifth LMP1 Privateer (Oct 17, 2016)
· Unfulfilled Eastern Promise in Japan for Strakka Racing (Oct 16, 2016)
· Audi Second At Fuji After Strong Battle (Oct 16, 2016)
· Victory for Aston Martin Racing at 6 Hours of Fuji (Oct 16, 2016)
· Dramatic 2nd Place Finish For RGR Sport In Fuji (Oct 16, 2016)
· Sixth LMP1 Privateer Pole Position Of The Season At Fuji (Oct 15, 2016)
· Fourth In Fuji Qualifying For Strakka Pairing (Oct 15, 2016)
· RGR Sport Qualifies 5th For 6 Hours Of Fuji (Oct 15, 2016)
· Aston Martin Racing Secures Class Pole Position For 6 Hours Of Fuji (Oct 15, 2016)
· Fifth Pole Position This Season For Audi At Fuji (Oct 15, 2016)
· Pirelli World Challenge Announces 2017 Racing Schedule with 11 Weekends and 5 Live TV Telecasts (Oct 14, 2016)
· Top IMSA Drivers Find Where The Rubber Meets The Road With Continental Tire (Oct 13, 2016)
· Aston Martin Racing Ready For Fuji Fight (Oct 13, 2016)
· Illness Forces Strakka To Run Just Two Driver Line Up For 6 Hours Of Fuji (Oct 13, 2016)
· RGR Sport Hunting For Another Win In Fuji (Oct 13, 2016)
· 2016 Ford GT IMSA Year In Review (Oct 13, 2016)
· IMSA News Roundup: October 12, 2016 (Oct 12, 2016)
· 2016 Pirelli World Challenge Champions Crowned; Parente, McLaren & K-Pax Racing Sweep Honors (Oct 12, 2016)
· Audi In Eager Anticipation Of Japan (Oct 07, 2016)
· IMSA News & Notes: 2016 Championship Concludes In Spectacular Fashion (Oct 05, 2016)
· Honda Captures Petit Le Mans Victory At Road Atlanta, Corvette Wins Prototype Title (Oct 02, 2016)
· Risi Ferrari Team Of Fisichella, Vilander, Calado Win Petit Le Mans (Oct 02, 2016)
· Michelin Post-Race Petit Le Mans (Oct 02, 2016)
· Ford Shelby GT350R-C Wins Road Atlanta And Championship! (Oct 01, 2016)
· Ferrari Driver Christina Nielsen Clinches Historic Title In The Petit Le Mans At Road Atlanta (Oct 01, 2016)
· Honda, Pla Win Pole For Season-Ending Petit Le Mans At Road Atlanta (Oct 01, 2016)
· Honda, Mazda Pace Opening Practice For WeatherTech Championship Season-Ending Petit Le Mans (Sep 30, 2016)
· Curtain Call For Daytona Prototypes Sees Tight Battle For Title In Season-Ending Petit Le Mans (Sep 26, 2016)
· IMSA News Roundup: September 22, 2016 (Sep 22, 2016)
· Ford GT350R-C Wins Big In Texas! (Sep 20, 2016)
· Second Place For Audi In WEC Round At Austin (Sep 18, 2016)
· Michelin post-race IMSA WeatherTech Championship Lone Star Le Mans (Sep 18, 2016)
· Corvette Daytona Prototype Carries Taylor Brothers To Lone Star Le Mans Victory, Championship Battle Tightens (Sep 17, 2016)
· Taylor Brothers Endure Heat, Late Charge To Win IMSA Lone Star Le Mans (Sep 17, 2016)
· Both Audi cars on front row at Austin WEC Austin 2016 (Sep 17, 2016)
· Ricky Taylor Takes Pole in Tight WeatherTech Championship Qualifying at COTA (Sep 17, 2016)
· Corvette Daytona Prototype Wins Third Pole Of 2016, Taylor Leads Qualifying For Lone Star Le Mans By Slim Margin (Sep 17, 2016)
· Ford GT Takes Lone Star Le Mans GTLM Pole, First In WeatherTech Championship For Briscoe (Sep 17, 2016)
· 2016 Austin (COTA): IMSA Friday Notebook (Sep 17, 2016)
· 2016 COTA: IMSA Thursday News and Notes (Sep 15, 2016)
· Fisichella Placed On Probation For Actions At VIRginia International Raceway (Sep 15, 2016)
· Triple Header In Texas (Sep 15, 2016)
· NISMO News: Nissan Commits To Australian Motorsport (Sep 15, 2016)
· K-Pax Racing McLaren Team Ready For Home Track Action As The Local Squad Fights For Pirelli World Challenge GT Championship At Sonoma Raceway (Sep 14, 2016)


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