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  1. Top IMSA Drivers Find Where The Rubber Meets The Road With Continental TireRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Paddock Talk

    Steven Cole Smith, IMSA Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Florida - IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship driver Ryan Dalziel is calmly speaking into the tape recorder. Fortunately, he doesn't have to hold the tape recorder, which is good, because his hands are pretty busy: He's accelerating up to and beyond 150 mph at the wheel of a new Dodge Challenger SRT 392, a 485-horsepower manual-transmission monster with a 6.4-liter Hemi V-8.

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  2. Conti collaborates with race drivers for new tireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Tire Business

    Continental Tire the Americas L.L.C. called upon five professional race drivers to offer input in the design of its latest UHP tire, the ExtremeContact Sport. - on the market since 2009 - and targets car enthusiasts who demand extreme grip in dry and wet conditions, the tire maker said.

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  3. Cameron leads early stages of 19th Petit Le MansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Motorsport.com

    The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship finale at Road Atlanta got off to a quiet start, but there were major order changes following the first rounds of pitstops. Initially, the Prototypes followed their qualifying order, and so Olivier Pla was chased by Tristan Nunez's Mazda #55, Dane Cameron in Action Express Racing's #31 Corvette DP, Tom Long in the second Mazda, Christian Fittipaldi in the second AX Corvette, Ryan Dalziel in the VisitFlorida,com Corvette, Johannes van Overbeek in the ESM Ligier-Honda, Katherine Legge in the DeltaWing and Ricky Taylor's Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette.

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  4. Shank Ligier leads Petit Le Mans at 3-hour markRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Motorsport.com

    Despite an ongoing pitstop problem, Olivier Pla got Michael Shank Racing back into the lead at Road Atlanta as Corvette Racing appeared to gain a strong grip on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar GTLM championship honors. The second round of pitstops, caused by a spun PC car around the 90-minute mark, saw Action Express Racing do its traditionally fine job in not only getting championship leader Dane Cameron back in the lead, but also sending Christian Fittipaldi out ahead of the two Mazdas and into second place.

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  5. Pla, Westbrook, Bleekemolen, Alon take Petit Le Mans polesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Motorsport.com

    Qualifying for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship's 2016 finale at Road Atlanta followed practice form in the Prototype category, but there were surprises in other classes. To no one's surprise, Olivier Pla delivered a knockout blow to the opposition on his fourth lap of the famously challenging 2.54-mile Road Atlanta course, to deliver pole for the Michael Shank Racing team.

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  6. Shank Ligier and Ferraris lead fourth practice at Petit Le MansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Motorsport.com

    Olivier Pla put the Michael Shank Ligier on top for the fourth straight practice session at Petit Le Mans, as Ferrari 488s headed the GTLM class. The MSR team tapped further into the Ligier-Honda JS P2's reserves of pace in this morning's practice at Road Atlanta, when Olivier Pla set a 1min12.618sec lap of the 2.54-mile course to go 0.9sec clear of the opposition on the 29th of his 32 laps.

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  7. IMSA Petit Le Mans notebook: Race to feature traffic, big namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | AutoWeek

    Among the entries at Petit Le Mans is the historic DeltaWing, making its final WeatherTech Championship appearance. There are also big-name IndyCar drivers taking part, from current series champion Simon Pagenaud to Scott Dixon.

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  8. Curtain Call For Daytona Prototypes Sees Tight Battle For Title In Season-Ending Petit Le MansRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2016 | Paddock Talk

    The 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season finale will see the final appearance of the current-generation Daytona Prototype sports car, with a trio of Corvette Daytona Prototypes battling for the Prototype class title in Saturday's 10-hour Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort at Road Atlanta . Action Express Racing has a pair of Corvette DPs separated by only one point, 285-284, entering Round 11 of the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, with Wayne Taylor Racing seven points behind the leader with 278 points.

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  9. Fast cars and paddock life: the IMSA Lone Star Le Mans galleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | Ars Technica

    The #4 Corvette Racing Chevrolet Corvette C7.R of Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner leads the #25 BMW Team RLL M6 GTLM of Bill Auberlen and Dirk Werner through one of the Circuit of the America's distinctive stars-and-stripes turns. After a fairy tale Le Mans and a good race at Watkins Glen , the last few WeatherTech IMSA races have been tough going for the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GTs.

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  10. Pagenaud leads IndyCar contingent at Petit Le MansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Motorsport.com

    New IndyCar champion Simon Pagenaud will join Action Express Racing for the WeatherTech Championship's season finale at Road Atlanta next month, leading a host of IndyCar stars spread across two of IMSA's classes. Team Penske's recently crowned IndyCar champion Simon Pagenaud will partner Dane Cameron and Eric Curran in the #31 Whelen Engineering Corvette Daytona Prototype.

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  11. Van der Garde, Giovinazzi and Galael join Esm Wec squadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | Motorsport.com

    Former Formula 1 racer Giedo van der Garde and GP2 racers Antonio Giovinazzi and Sean Gelael will contest the remaining rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship in the #30 ESM Ligier. The trio will take over the machine previously driven by Scott Sharp, Ed Brown and Johannes van Overbeek, and the car will switch from Tequila Patron branding to Jagonya Ayam colours - the Indonesian variant of KFC.

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  12. ESM Brings Tequila Delivery to Autodromo Hermanos RodriguezRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2016 | Paddock Talk

    After a brief summer break, the FIA World Endurance Championship resumes this weekend in Mexico City for the fifth round of the eight round championship, the inaugural 6 Hours of Mexico. As the series begins its North American stretch of the season, the event marks a special one for LMP2 team Tequila Patron ESM, as every bottle of Tequila Patron is proudly produced in Jalisco, Mexico.

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  13. Despite Losing His Ride At Mid-Season, Patrick Long Turns His...Read the original story

    Aug 25, 2016 | Paddock Talk

    Veteran racer Patrick Long has been through adversity before in his motorsports career. And he has come back from it to be victorious.

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  14. Williamson To Complete WEC Season With Strakka RacingRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2016 | Paddock Talk

    Scot Lewis Williamson has been confirmed as Strakka Racing's third driver in the remaining rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship . After a strong debut at the Nurburgring in Germany last month, Williamson, 26, from Golspie, will compete alongside Nick Leventis and Jonny Kane at the Mexican, US, China, Japan and Bahrain races of the series.

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  15. Sandy Mitchell sets new record in British GT ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | The Daily Record

    Scots star Sandy Mitchell has become the youngest driver to top the podium in the British GT Championship. Here, he and team-mate Ciaran Haggerty give their reaction to this impressive feat.

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  16. Corvette Daytona Prototype Defends Road America VictoryRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2016 | Paddock Talk

    Dane Cameron and Eric Curran have a double dose of momentum on their side for their return to Road America to defend their Prototype class victory in Sunday's Continental Tire Road Race Showcase . Cameron and Curran are coming off of a victory at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in the No.

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  17. Rookie Austin Cindric Claims Mid-Ohio GT Pole Saturday; Schein, Udell Win GTARead the original story

    Jul 31, 2016 | Paddock Talk

    Teenager Austin Cindric enjoyed an Ohio homecoming Saturday in GT Rd. 14 qualifying at the Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix at Mid-Ohio presented by Honda Racing HPD by capturing his first PWC pole position with a track record in the No. 6 K-PAX Racing McLaren 650S machine at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

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  18. World Endurance Championship: Scot Ryan Dalziel gets podium finish at the NurburgringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | The Daily Record

    Ryan Dalziel and co-drivers power through the field at the Nordschleife to take third place in the WEC LMP 2 series while a fire in the pits shattered Marino Franchitti's drive for glory in the GTE. THE World Endurance Championship moved to the Nurburgring last week, where Porsche topped the podium followed by Audi in the LMP1 cars.

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  19. Photo Finish Fourth At The Six Hours Of The NurburgringRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2016 | Paddock Talk

    Strakka Racing continued its improved run of form in the FIA World Endurance Championship at the Nurburgring, just missing out on a podium by a mere 71 thousandths of a second. A stellar drive from Jonny Kane, coupled with an impressive WEC debut from Lewis Williamson and orchestrated by an inspired strategy from the pitwall, ensured the venerable Gibson 015S was in podium contention right up to the flag, closing a thirty second gap in as many minutes.

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  20. Corvette Daytona Prototypes Take Points Lead Into Mobil 1 SportsCar...Read the original story

    Jul 6, 2016 | Paddock Talk

    Brothers Ricky and Jordan Taylor, drivers of the No. 10 Konica Minolta Corvette Daytona Prototype, return to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park as defending IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship winners in Sunday's Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix , with Corvette DPs holding the top four positions in the Prototype standings.

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