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Sports Car – Reynolds claims E Production Runoffs championship

Sports Car – Reynolds claims E Production Runoffs championship

Matt Reynolds, of Fair Oaks, Texas, has long established himself as a major player in the Sports Car Club of America’s E Production class. But when it comes to even-numbered years, he’s made himself nearly unbeatable. Reynolds added his third SCCA Runoffs National Championship on Sunday at Sonoma Raceway, following up his wins in 2014…

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Sports Car – Sportscars: McLaren ‘highly unlikely’ to enter WEC’s new top class in 2020

Sports Car – Sportscars: McLaren ‘highly unlikely’ to enter WEC’s new top class in 2020

Zak Brown believes it is “highly unlikely” McLaren will enter the FIA World Endurance Championship at the start of the new premier class regulation cycle in 2020 as the team instead focuses on improving its fortunes in Formula 1. McLaren Racing CEO Brown announced on Friday that plans for a potential full-season IndyCar programme for…

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Sports Car – Porsche Places EV SUV and EV Sports Car On The Roadmap

Sports Car – Porsche Places EV SUV and EV Sports Car On The Roadmap

Porsche is planning a battery-electric SUV and all-electric Boxster/Cayman sports car, plus a Taycan Targa, for launch by 2022 as part of its investment in electrification. Porsche finance director Lutz Meschke revealed the plan for a battery SUV and sports car at an event in Germany last week. “You can expect a SUV BEV…

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Sports Car – GT3-Spec Ford GT Under Evaluation – Sportscar365

Sports Car – GT3-Spec Ford GT Under Evaluation – Sportscar365

Photo: Drew Gibson/Ford Ford could extend the racing life of the Ford GT by creating a GT3-specification of the model, with studies currently underway, according to Ford Performance global motorsports director Mark Rushbrook. The American manufacturer, which will enter the fourth year of a current four-year factory commitment with its GTE contender in 2019, is…

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Sports Car – Acura “Pushing Hard” for Early NSX GT3 Evo Homologation – Sportscar365

Sports Car – Acura “Pushing Hard” for Early NSX GT3 Evo Homologation – Sportscar365

Photo: John Dagys Acura and Honda Performance Development are “pushing hard” to get the new NSX GT3 Evo homologated as soon as possible according to program manager Lee Niffenegger. The Japanese manufacturer, which unveiled the upgrade package last weekend at Road Atlanta, has undergone an extensive testing and development program with the mid-engined sports car through the…

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Sports Car – Temecula’s Curran crowned 2018 WeatherTech Sportscar champion

Sports Car – Temecula’s Curran crowned 2018 WeatherTech Sportscar champion

BRASELTON, Ga. – A seemingly unassuming town just northeast of Atlanta may be ten times smaller than Temecula, but it’s home to a race circuit recognized as one of the world’s best road courses. It’s here in a nail-biting conclusion to the Motul Petit Le Mans race that Eric Curran, founder and CEO of Murrieta’s…

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Sports Car – #31 Action Express Racing wins 2018 Prototype team championship

Sports Car – #31 Action Express Racing wins 2018 Prototype team championship

The Prototype class in IMSA’s WeatherTech Sportscar Championship series saw a battle between two very different types of Prototype designs. The big story of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship season was that of the battle in the Prototype class between the traditional Le Mans Prototype 2 (LMP2) class and that of IMSA’s coveted Daytona Prototype International (DPi)…

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Sports Car – New Revolution Sportscar To Headline UK Sports Prototype Cup – dailysportscar.com

Sports Car – New Revolution Sportscar To Headline UK Sports Prototype Cup – dailysportscar.com

The new UK Sports Prototype Cup will launch in 2019, a multi-marque racing environment for lightweight sports prototype cars. Revolution Sports Car The Cup will include the Series racing debut of the new for 2019 Revolution, an all-new track and sub £100k race car conceived by Phil Abbott, one of the co-founders of Radical Sportscars…

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Sports Car – BMW’s new i8 Roadster is a practical high-end hybrid sports car

Sports Car – BMW’s new i8 Roadster is a practical high-end hybrid sports car

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Sports Car – What’s the point of concept cars?

Sports Car – What’s the point of concept cars?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe fantasy cars that will never be made Concept cars look beautiful and futuristic, but why do manufacturers spend millions developing them if they’re never going to make it into production? Take, for example, the DS X e-tense, a “2035 dream car” produced by the French luxury…

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Sports Car – IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship 2018 season review

Sports Car – IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship 2018 season review

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email The 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship was one of the most anticipated seasons yet, with legendary sports car teams and big-name drivers joining the fray to take on many of the world’s best, and it didn’t disappoint. It was an unpredictable season, with longtime, established teams duking it…

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Sports Car – The Petit Le Mans: More proof we’re in a golden age for sportscar racing

Sports Car – The Petit Le Mans: More proof we’re in a golden age for sportscar racing

Pipo Derani qualified his Nissan DPi in pole position. It would be an exciting race for Derani and his teammates. Brian Cleary/Getty Images The pre-race grid walk was as packed as I’ve ever seen one. Jonathan Gitlin This would be our vantage point for much of the race: thanks for hosting us, Cadillac! Elle Cayabyab…

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Sports Car – Chevrolet Camaro Brazil’s Hottest Sportscar

Sports Car – Chevrolet Camaro Brazil’s Hottest Sportscar

Since 2010, the Chevrolet Camaro has sold in numbers greater than 6,000 units in Brazil, making it the best-selling sportscar in the country, according to General Motors. That’s got to be a thorn in Ford’s side, seeing the lengths that the Dearborn-based automaker went to in order to make the current, sixth-generation Mustang as palatable…

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Sports Car – 22 Years of Sports Car Racing on FOX/SPEED – Sportscar365

Sports Car – 22 Years of Sports Car Racing on FOX/SPEED – Sportscar365

Last weekend’s Motul Petit Le Mans marked the end of an era for sports car racing coverage on FOX Sports, and in its previous iterations, Speedvision and SPEED Channel, with the final race broadcast following a remarkable 22-year run. Led by executive producer Frank Wilson, who joined Speedvision in 1996, the network had been the…

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Sports Car – IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge: Mini grabs first manufacturer’s title with surprise ST victory

Sports Car – IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge: Mini grabs first manufacturer’s title with surprise ST victory

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email   With a three-car effort slated for the Mini JCW Team in 2018, the goal in mind was a manufacturer’s championship. It would be a first for the marque in the IMSA Continental Tire Challenge since joining the ST ranks in 2015.   Finally, that moment came with…

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