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Sports Car – Kessel Racing Set For Two-Car ELMS Entry In ’19 – dailysportscar.com

Sports Car – Kessel Racing Set For Two-Car ELMS Entry In ’19 – dailysportscar.com

Swiss team Kessel Racing is set to submit a two-car Ferrari entry for the GTE class of the 2019 European Le Mans Series. Following on from title-winning success in the 2018 Michelin Le Mans Cup the team had already confirmed to DSC back in October that they would fulfil the obligation to a full season…

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Sports Car – Land Motorsport Announces Rolex 24 Line-Up – dailysportscar.com

Sports Car – Land Motorsport Announces Rolex 24 Line-Up – dailysportscar.com

Audi customer team Land Motorsport has revealed the four drivers who will drive its IMSA GTD class R8 LMS GT3 in next January’s Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona. Next year the team, which finished second in GTD at Daytona, will compete with Audi factory drivers Christopher Mies and Dries Vanthoor, along with Ricardo Feller and…

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Sports Car – Corvette Racing – Flat Out – 2012 24 Hours of Le Mans “The Car” (Episode 4 of 5)

Sports Car – Corvette Racing – Flat Out – 2012 24 Hours of Le Mans “The Car” (Episode 4 of 5)

“The Car”Corvette Racing’s five part series on the 2012 24 Hours of Le Mans. In this episode, “The Car,” learn about the new world’s sports car, the corvette and what it feels like to drive one professionally. (Episode 4 of 5) Corvette Racing – Flat Out – 2012 24 Hours of Le Mans “The Car”…

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Sports Car – Another event added to 2019 Mid-Ohio schedule

Sports Car – Another event added to 2019 Mid-Ohio schedule

LEXINGTON — The 58th season of racing at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will feature its largest and most diverse spectator schedule in 2019. Eight event weekends are slated for the 330-acre permanent facility in Lexington, Ohio, which will extend into fall next season. The Americas Rallycross (ARX) Championship comes to the Midwest for the first…

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Sports Car – IMSA’s 2019 GTD Class Takes Shape, High Profile Efforts & Casualties – dailysportscar.com

Sports Car – IMSA’s 2019 GTD Class Takes Shape, High Profile Efforts & Casualties – dailysportscar.com

The GTD class for the 2019 IMSA Weathertech Sportscar Championship has seen a gaggle of entries announced in recent days, but news too that a number of established talents are set to fall victim to a combination of market forces and the always controversial driver rankings systems operated by the FIA and, increasingly it seems,…

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Sports Car – Sportscar maker cancels engine supply plans : The Standard

Sports Car – Sportscar maker cancels engine supply plans : The Standard

The Aston Martin logo. [Photo: Reuters] ABU DHABI- Aston Martin lost interest in making a Formula One engine after the sport changed its mind about new rules from 2021, chief executive Andy Palmer said on Sunday. The British sportscar maker, title sponsor of former world champions Red Bull Racing, had talked this year about the…

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Sports Car – Moorespeed to run Audi in full IMSA GTD campaign

Sports Car – Moorespeed to run Audi in full IMSA GTD campaign

Moorespeed and longtime team driver Will Hardeman have expanded their plans to include a full-season campaign in a new relationship with Audi Sport customer racing that will see Hardeman and Alex Riberas co-drive the No. 19 CAG/Moorespeed Audi R8 LMS GT3. Davis will be the third man for the four Michelin Endurance Cup events at…

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Sports Car – Lime Rock Park releases 2019 schedule

Sports Car – Lime Rock Park releases 2019 schedule

Photo Credit: Lime Rock Park Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Photo Credit: Lime Rock Park LAKEVILLE, Conn. (WWLP) – Lime Rock Park released their 2019 schedule this past week. The road course will hold three major racing events for the 2019 season.  “With…

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Sports Car – David Beckham’s customized Porsche on sale for $179,000 after it was sold to millionaire ‘Mr Arab’

Sports Car – David Beckham’s customized Porsche on sale for $179,000 after it was sold to millionaire ‘Mr Arab’

David Beckham’s customized Porsche 911 is back on the market for $179,000 seven years after it was sold to millionaire Lebanese actor ‘Mr Arab’  Football star’s customized Porsche is back on the market for a second time  The supercar was first sold to actor and model Adam Sabbagh in 2011   Features include blacked out headlights,…

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Sports Car – Moffett ends successful season on another high

Sports Car – Moffett ends successful season on another high

Moffett ends successful season on another high BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Double Irish rally champion Josh Moffett rounded off an outstanding season with his second cross-channel win in the forests of the Lake District. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/motor-sport/moffett-ends-successful-season-on-another-high-37609329.html Email Double Irish rally champion Josh Moffett rounded off an outstanding season with his second cross-channel win in the forests of the Lake…

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Sports Car – Porsche’s 2019 GT Racing Commitments Confirmed – dailysportscar.com

Sports Car – Porsche’s 2019 GT Racing Commitments Confirmed – dailysportscar.com

Porsche has announced its GT racing commitments for 2019, its programme including a continued presence in IMSA and the FIA WEC, with a four-car works effort planned for Le Mans once again. At the 87th edition of the 24-hour race at Le Mans next year, Porsche will race with two 911 RSRs from IMSA, in…

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Sports Car – Kaiser Joins Juncos for Rolex 24 – Sportscar365

Sports Car – Kaiser Joins Juncos for Rolex 24 – Sportscar365

Photo: Indiananpolis Motor Speedway, Photography LLC Juncos Racing announced Friday that Kyle Kaiser will join its IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship team for January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona, teaming up with newly named full-season driver Will Owen in the No. 50 Cadillac DPi-V.R. The team’s two additional drivers, one for the full season and the other…

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Sports Car – Americas Rallycross to race at Mid-Ohio

Sports Car – Americas Rallycross to race at Mid-Ohio

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will join the Americas Rallycross Championship calendar next season. The Cooper Tires ARX of Mid-Ohio will mark the first-ever Midwestern events for ARX as well as Mid-Ohio’s first rallycross events, June 8-9 and October 5-6, 2019. The ARX and ARX2 events will be held on a temporary 0.7-mile, 10-turn asphalt and…

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Sports Car – Dempsey-Proton Stripped of All Points in Data Logger Infraction – Sportscar365

Sports Car – Dempsey-Proton Stripped of All Points in Data Logger Infraction – Sportscar365

Photo: MPS Agency The GTE-Am championship-leading Dempsey-Proton Racing squad has lost all points from the 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship season following a data logger infraction discovered at the Six Hours of Fuji. The German team’s two Porsche 911 RSRs were found to have slipped under the 45-second minimum refueling time for GTE-Am and were…

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Sports Car – 2019 Preliminary Driver Ratings Released – Sportscar365

Sports Car – 2019 Preliminary Driver Ratings Released – Sportscar365

Photo: FIA The FIA has released the preliminary driver ratings for 2019, featuring changes for numerous drivers for the coming season of Pro-Am-enforced sports car racing worldwide. The 59-page document, which lists thousands of drivers, has seen notable reclassifications due to age and performance, following initial decisions by the FIA’s driver rating council.  Drivers are…

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Sports Car – Electric car sounds mean we’ll lose the ‘purr’ of engines — but what will we get instead? – 16-Dec-2018

Sports Car – Electric car sounds mean we’ll lose the ‘purr’ of engines — but what will we get instead? – 16-Dec-2018

The dull hum of the internal combustion engine, our global urban soundtrack, will one day be replaced by its silent successor: the electric car. Vehicle manufacturers have long tinkered with the noise made by exhaust pipes and tyres. They spend “millions of dollars a day on just how the car sounds”, according to acoustician Luke…

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Sports Car – Mid-Ohio Season Race Passes are on sale now for 2019 events | Sports

Sports Car – Mid-Ohio Season Race Passes are on sale now for 2019 events | Sports

LEXINGTON, Ohio (December 13, 2018) — Mid-Ohio Season Race Passes are on sale now for the 58th season of racing at the legendary road course in Lexington, Ohio. As announced last week, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will feature its largest and most diverse spectator schedule in 2019 with three additional event weekends added. The Mid-Ohio…

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Sports Car – Kessel Wins Gulf 12 Hours After Late Drama Robs McLaren – dailysportscar.com

Sports Car – Kessel Wins Gulf 12 Hours After Late Drama Robs McLaren – dailysportscar.com

Kessel Racing powered to victory in the the 2018 running of the Gulf 12 Hours today, after a late drama cost McLaren a dream result for the 720S GT3 on its competitive debut. The winning car in the end was the #11 Kessel 488 GT3 of Davide Rigon, Michael Broniszewski and Alessandro Pier Guidi. The…

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Sports Car – Park Place to run full GTD program with Lindsey, Long

Sports Car – Park Place to run full GTD program with Lindsey, Long

Park Place Motorsports is set to expand its racing program in 2019, moving from its partial 2018 schedule to a full campaign in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GTD class, as well as a presence in the Michelin Pilot Challenge. Onetime Park Place teammates Patrick Lindsey and Patrick Long will be together again in the…

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Sports Car – Corvette to continue racing C7.Rs in 2019

Sports Car – Corvette to continue racing C7.Rs in 2019

Corvette Racing will not debut a new GTLM car in the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season and instead will run its C7.Rs for a sixth season, RACER has learned. Team sources tell RACER there’s no launch date for the GTLM derivative of the mid-engined, turbo-powered C8, (which has been pictured out testing), or the…

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