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Prototype (P)

Prototype Challenge(PC)

GT Le Mans (GTLM

GT Daytona (GTD)

IMSA Point Standings
2018 Final (Top-10)
Prototype Drivers
Pos Drivers Total
1 Eric Curran 277
1 Felipe Nasr 277
2 Jonathan Bennett 274
2 Colin Braun 274
3 Jordan Taylor 270
3 Renger Van Der Zande 270
4 Misha Goikhberg 252
4 Stephen Simpson 252
5 Dane Cameron 251
5 Juan Pablo Montoya 251
6 Filipe Albuquerque 249
7 Ricky Taylor 243
7 Helio Castroneves 243
8 Oliver Jarvis 234
8 Tristan Nunez 234
9 Pipo Derani 232
10 Jonathan Bomarito 218

1 Jan Magnussen 322
1 Antonio Garcia 322
2 Richard Westbrook 316
2 Ryan Briscoe 316
3 Oliver Gavin 310
3 Tommy Milner 310
4 Dirk Mueller 308
4 Joey Hand 308
5 Earl Bamber 308
5 Laurens Vanthoor 308
6 Alexander Sims 304
6 Connor De Phillippi 304
7 Nick Tandy 299
7 Patrick Pilet 299
8 John Edwards 278
8 Jesse Krohn 278
9 Bill Auberlen 106
10 Frederic Makowiecki 93

1 Bryan Sellers 333
1 Madison Snow 333
2 Katherine Legge 329
3 Jeroen Bleekemolen 299
3 Ben Keating 299
4 Cooper Macneil 295
5 Kyle Marcelli 268
5 Dominik Baumann 268
6 Alvaro Parente 264
7 Patrick Long 263
7 Christina Nielsen 263
8 John Potter 255
8 Andy Lally 255
9 Justin Marks 249
9 Lawson Aschenbach 249
10 Jack Hawksworth 239

Rank Make Total
1 Cadillac 332
2 Acura 316
3 Nissan 302
4 Mazda 300

1 Ford 351
2 Chevrolet 345
3 Porsche 341
4 BMW 332
5 Ferrari 84

1 Lamborghini 340
2 Acura 330
3 Ferrari 310
4 Mercedes-AMG 307
5 Lexus 306
6 Porsche 298
7 Audi 284
8 BMW 278
Latest SportsCars News and Commentary

Scenes from the Gulf 12 Hours at Yas Marina
  by Gary Parravani
A last minute safety car caused by a spin from the Kessel Racing Ferrari 458 GT3 of Jorge Lorenzo changed the face of the 2014 Gulf 12 Hours race. Michele Rugolo, driving the AF Corse Ferrari 458 GT3, made the best use of the lapped traffic following the restart with just 30 minutes remaining, to take the win by 3.058 seconds after 315 laps of racing at the Yas Marina Circuit. Our Gary Parravani was there to capture all the action.
Toyota wins 2014 WEC title
  Beating German greats Audi and Porsche
Toyota Racing is the 2014 drivers' and manufacturers' World Champion after a successful conclusion to the FIA World Endurance Championship season in the Six Hours of Sao Paulo, at Interlagos. The eighth and final race of the season was a thrilling one, with the #8 TS040 HYBRID of World Champions Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Buemi finishing second after a late safety car halted a potentially-successful battle for victory.
Porsche claims first WEC win
  6 Hours of Brazil finishes under caution
Porsche has claimed its first overall victory in the FIA World Endurance Championship following an action-packed and incident-filled season-ending Six Hours of Sao Paulo. Neel Jani took the No. 14 Porsche 919 Hybrid to victory lane but the win was tainted.  The race that ended under the safety car following a heavy crash by teammate Mark Webber in the final 30 minutes of the race with the 2nd place Toyota on newer tires and closing.
Farewell to a racing legend
  9-time LeMans winner Tom Kristensen
Endurance racing legend Tom Kristensen announced on Wednesday at a press conference in Copenhagen that the upcoming FIA World Endurance Championship event at Sao Paulo, Brazil will bring down the checkered flag on his racing career. A record nine-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Kristensen also made a significant mark in America. He is the leading winner in the history of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida, with six overall victories in addition to one class win, all but one at the wheel of Audi machinery.
Toyota trounces Germans in Bahrain
  Drivers win WEC title
Toyota Racing won the Six Hours of Bahrain for its fifth victory of the FIA World Endurance Championship season over Porsche and Audi. Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Buemi secured the drivers' title with a race to spare. The #7 TS040 HYBRID of Alex Wurz, Stephane Sarrazin and Mike Conway won its first race of the season with a fine performance, earning TOYOTA Racing’s fifth victory of the 2014 season
Sharp Curve Ahead
  by Brian C. Mackey
It's that time of year again.  You know, the changing fall colors, the cooling air, pumpkins and most of all, we're deep in the sponsor hunting season of the fourth quarter.  In reality, the search for sponsors is all year long, but this time of year is reserved for the most concentrated effort.  But just like the seasons seem to be a little out of kilter, in recent years so has the sponsorship story. I used to think motorsports was at a crossroads.  I don't think that way anymore.
Home hat-trick for Toyota Racing at Fuji
  World Endurance Championship
Toyota Racing maintained its unbeaten record on home ground with a dominant one-two victory in the Six Hours of Fuji, the fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. The team scored a third consecutive win in the event thanks to the #8 TS040 HYBRID of Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Buemi, who extend their lead in the drivers' World Championship.
Toyota nips Porsche for pole in Fuji
  World Endurance Championship
Toyota Racing scored its third consecutive pole position thanks to an exciting climax to qualifying for the Six Hours of Fuji, earning a vital FIA World Endurance Championship point in the process. Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Buemi, in the #8 TS040 HYBRID, grabbed pole from Porsche by 0.043secs in the final moments of qualifying to extend their advantage in the Drivers' World Championship to 12 points.
On any given Sunday..13 years ago today
  by Stephen Cox
September 23, 2001 was a bright, beautiful Sunday at Hallett Motor Racing Circuit's 2-mile road course just outside of Tulsa. I was sitting on the second floor of the scoring tower finishing a breaded tenderloin sandwich with extra pickle trying desperately to figure a way to beat Larry Childs. Larry was a truly great driver in addition to being a genuinely nice guy. I was driving Jeff Saulsberry's well-prepared Datsun 240Z in the GT-2 class. To add insult to injury, Larry's team also fielded a 240Z, meaning that he was essentially beating me with my own car.
Taylor team wins battle, Action Express War
  Petit Lemans at Road Atlanta
Wayne Taylor Racing may have won the race, but it was too little, too late to prevent the Action Express pairing of Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi from bringing home the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship hardware with their Corvette Prototype at Road Atlanta in the 17th annual Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda. Jordan Taylor took the lead from Fittipaldi with approximately 90 minutes to go and pulled away before a full-course caution bunched the field with 17 minutes to go.  Jordan Taylor held off Barbosa by 11 seconds, leading a Corvette 1-2 sweep
Fittipaldi wins Petit LeMans pole
  Action Express Racing’s second pole of 2014
Christian Fittipaldi is in prime position for his first championship in 23 years, picking up the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship TOTAL Pole Award Friday for the Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta. Fittipaldi, who enters the event with co-driver Joao Barbosa leading the Prototype standings by 22 points in the No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP, posted the fastest time with a lap of 1:14.508 (122.725 mph), 0.289 seconds ahead of Ricky Taylor.
TUDOR points battles come down to Petit Le Mans
  at Road Atlanta
The IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship 2014 season will come to a close at Road Atlanta with the 17th Annual Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda.  This 10-hour race will not just decide the season long championship chases in all of the classes, it also will decide the various champions in the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup.
Petit Le Mans Preview
  IMSA News And Notes
The inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will conclude at Road Atlanta on Saturday with the 17th annual of Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda. Titles in both the TUDOR Championship and Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup will be on the line in the race, which takes the green flag at 11:15 a.m. ET Petit Le Mans will run the full 10-hour distance. In the past, the event was scheduled for 1,000 miles or 10 hours.
Atherton underscores vital role of racing in innovation
  at international SAE conference
As they have for many, many years, every race car in last Saturday's TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race at Circuit of The Americas had a rearview mirror. That's not news, as a rearview mirror is a simple, obvious and essential part of any automobile. But as IMSA President and Chief Operating Officer Scott Atherton pointed out last week in a keynote address to the SAE North American International Powertrain Conference in Chicago, the rearview mirror is one of the most basic examples of automobile innovation driven by racing.
Observations from the World of Motorsports
  by Brian Carroccio
A lot has happened in the world of motor racing since the last time I wrote three weeks ago following the Verizon IndyCar Series finale at Auto Club Speedway. While I'll spare you the uninteresting details, an old injury that recently reared its ugly head has left little time for writing about automobile racing. Nevertheless, during that time, I've amassed quite a list of subjects for discussion. So, without further ado let's tackle some the more intriguing storylines from the world of racing over the past few weeks.
Audi celebrates second WEC season victory at Austin
Audi has celebrated the second consecutive one-two win in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Following their victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours in June, Marcel Fassler/Andre Lotterer/Benoit Treluyer (CH/D/F) in the fourth race of the season at Austin prevailed again. A sudden downpour of rain, red flags after a series of spins and a tactically challenging course of the race on a drying track converted the night race in Texas into a real thriller.
Pruett and Rojas win in Austin
  Tudor United SportsCar Championship
Using one less pitstop, Scott Pruett gave Chip Ganassi Racing its third Prototype and overall win of TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season, its first since Long Beach in April, in Saturday’s Lone Star Le Mans at Circuit of the Americas. Pruett co-drove the winning No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing Riley-Ford with Memo Rojas. Pruett took the lead on fuel strategy, as the car made one less pit stop (two to three). They cut it so close, it ran out of fuel just before Turn 11 on the cool down lap.
Ligier takes Tudor pole in Austin
  Alex Brundle at the wheel
Alex Brundle put the Ligier chassis from OAK Racing on the pole for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race at Circuit of The Americas in the car's first race under Honda power. "We knew the chassis, but we didn't know the engine," said Brundle, who was 0.834 seconds ahead of the Ricky Taylor's Corvette DP.  Memo Rojas took third on the grid in the Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Ford EcoBoost/Riley DP.
L&M Porsche: Untold Story of Can Am's Famous Car
  by Stephen Cox - Part 6 of 7, The Title
"The talk around the pit area was that no one could touch them. They knew that it was the beginning of the end of Can Am. The L&M Porsche was making history." – Marilyn Motschenbacher Halder.  No other track on the Cam Am schedule offered sweet corn and bratwurst like the little food stand at Elkhart Lake. Everyone on the Can Am circuit looked forward to it. The stand remains there today, just behind the main bleachers near the Start/Finish line.
L&M Porsche: Untold Story of Can Am's Famous Car
  by Stephen Cox - Part 7 of 7, The Final Chapter
"In two of the races – Atlanta and Elkhart Lake – the car lapped the entire field. That's doing something. This was an unbelievable car." – Chief mechanic John "Woody" Woodard. Porsche enjoyed a dominance in 1972 that McLaren could only dream of. McLaren's five-year stranglehold on the series had been crushed, and Porsche had earned their first Can Am Challenge Cup.
Fittipaldi, Barbosa Win At Road America
  For Third TUDOR Championship Victory
Sunday's TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race at Road America may not have been a work of art in some eyes, but to Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi, it was a masterpiece. In a race slowed by six caution flags, the Action Express Racing teammates overcame a potential race-ending brake problem and a spin off-course and through the grass to win the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase.
Cosmo's First Gear Project
  by Brian Carroccio
I had the pleasure recently of spending a few minutes speaking with Guy Cosmo. You probably know, the 37-year old sports car racing veteran made news last week, when Marshall Pruett of reported Cosmo was pursuing a potential return to open wheel racing. Cosmo, of course, is a product of the American open wheel racing ladder system, having captured the 2002 Star Mazda Championship. After a decorated career in the junior open wheel formula, Cosmo transitioned to sports car racing, winning the 2005 American Le Mans Series Rookie of the Year Award. Cosmo has since enjoyed success in various prototype and GT categories.
L&M Porsche: Untold Story of Can Am's Famous Car
  by Stephen Cox - Part 5 of 7, The Turning Point
With what appeared to be a fully developed, dominant racecar, Porsche was ready for their public unveiling. They chose the third race of the season at Watkins Glen as their moment of truth. After all, everything seemed perfect. The teething problems with the L&M Porsche's turbocharger dump valve at Mosport surely wouldn't happen again. The loss of the magnesium car didn't seem to be as bad a setback as expected. The standard 917/10-003 was clearly superior to McLaren's new M20.
Barbosa, Fittipaldi engineer dominating win
  in Brickyard Grand Prix
Stretching fuel mileage to the absolute limit, Joao Barbosa won Friday’s Brickyard Grand Prix TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race in convincing fashion, driving the No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP to a 48.964-second victory over Scott Pruett, who had to settle for second place in the marquee sports car event for the third straight year.
Dalziel secures Tudor pole at the Brickyard
  Brickyard Grand Prix grid
Ryan Dalziel on Thursday drove the Extreme Speed Motorsports No. 1 Patron HPD ARX-03b Prototype to the pole position for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship's Brickyard Grand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Dalziel, who won the pole with a best lap of 1:17.603, will share Brickyard Grand Prix driving duties on Friday with 2001 Indianapolis 500 polesitter Scott Sharp.
James Garner delivered the 'definitive' Racing Movie
  by Dave Grayson
It was truly sad to learn of the July 19th passing of actor James Garner. According to reports, Garner passed away due to natural causes in his Brentwood-California home at the age of 86. He leaves us with a legacy of television and film work that spanned a career lasting nearly six decades. The television stand outs on his resume includes "Maverick" from the 1950's and "The Rockford Files" which ran for six seasons in the 1970's. He also portrayed major roles in over fifty feature films.
L&M Porsche: Untold Story of Can Am's Famous Car
  by Stephen Cox - Part 4 of 7, The Embarrassment
With what appeared to be a fully developed, dominant racecar, Porsche was ready for their public unveiling. They chose the third race of the season at Watkins Glen as their moment of truth. After all, everything seemed perfect. The teething problems with the L&M Porsche's turbocharger dump valve at Mosport surely wouldn't happen again. The loss of the magnesium car didn't seem to be as bad a setback as expected. The standard 917/10-003 was clearly superior to McLaren's new M20.
Pla and Yacaman take easy win
  Tudor Series at Mosport
OAK Racing has made steady progress in its debut season in North America, knocking on the door of its first TUDOR United SportsCar Championship victory with back-to-back podium finishes at Detroit Belle Isle and Watkins Glen International. That door was kicked wide open Sunday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park as Gustavo Yacaman and Olivier Pla drove the team's No. 42 Morgan/Nissan to a convincing victory.
Yacaman Captures First TUDOR Pole Award
  At Mosport
After finishing third at Detroit and second at Watkins Glen International in the two most recent TUDOR United SportsCar Championship races, OAK Racing came to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park looking to step up to the top of the victory podium. After leading both of Friday’s practice rounds, Gustavo Yacaman took another giant step toward achieving that goal on Saturday, running a lap of 1:09.167 (127.986 mph) to give the team its second consecutive TOTAL Pole Award in Prototype qualifying.
TUDOR Series Goes North Of Border For First Time
  At Mosport
The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship records another milestone this weekend as the unified series competes in Canada for the first time. The second half of the TUDOR Championship begins with the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix presented by Hawk Performance at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario. The two-hour, 45-minute race begins at 2 p.m. ET on Sunday, with competition in the Prototype (P), GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GT Daytona (GTD) classes.
Kids don't care about cars anymore
  by Bob Lefsetz
You mean I need a bigger engine and a swoopy style to get laid? I just go on Tinder! Welcome to the baby boomer nightmare, wherein everything they’ve held near and dear becomes irrelevant. Like automobiles. Cars are a utility. So long Ferrari. So long Aston Martin. So long the SUV. Do you think kids want to own a big box with terrible mileage just like their parents drive? Just because cars have lasted a century, that does not mean they're here to stay, that does not mean they're not ripe for disruption. Cars are the newspapers of today. Something oldsters can't live without and youngsters can.
Scenes from Watkins Glen - Sunday
  by Adriano Manocchia
In a six-hour TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race that came down to the wire, Richard Westbrook was in the right place at the right time. Westbrook drove his Corvette DP past Alex Brundle in Turn 4 at Watkins Glen International after a late-race caution wiped out Brundle's sizable lead. He then led the final five laps for a 0.877-second victory in the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen. Adriano Manocchia was there to cover all the action and filed these 109 photos
Westbrook and Valiante win Six Hours of Watkins Glen
  Brundle: "He's just driven past me - this isn't racing."
A late-race restart of United SportsCar's Watkins Glen Six Hours gave the Daytona DPs, which are favored by the IMSA rules, a huge advantage, as the Spirit of Daytona Corvette DP's straight-line speed passed the LMP2 OAK Morgan of polesitter Alex Brundle. The No. 90 Corvette DP powered past Brundle's OAK Racing Morgan-Nissan on the second-to-final restart with 12 minutes to go.
Scenes from Watkins Glen - Saturday
  by Adriano Manocchia
Alex Brundle had only seven laps of practice during his first visit to Watkins Glen International prior to qualifying for Sunday's Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen. That's all the second-generation British driver needed to get the pole position. Brundle tackled the 3.4-mile course and turned the fastest lap of Saturday's 15-minute session to capture the TOTAL Pole Award. Adriano Manocchia was there to cover all the action and filed these 87 photos
Scenes from Watkins Glen - Friday
  by Adriano Manocchia
Extreme Speed Motorsports and OAK Racing led the way in opening TUDOR United SportsCar Championship practice for Sunday's Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen. Ryan Dalziel took the No. 1 HPD ARX-03b to the top of the time charts in the 60-minute session, reeling off a best lap of 1:39.918 in his P2 entry. Adriano Manocchia was there to cover all the action and files these 83 photos
L&M Porsche: Untold Story of Can Am's Famous Car
  by Stephen Cox - Part 3 of 7, The Replacement

George Follmer arrived in Atlanta early Friday morning in a rented Ford Crown Victoria.  "I didn't know him from Adam," said chief mechanic Woody Woodard. "But I'd certainly heard his name. He was a good guy."  Marilyn Motschenbacher Halder, then married to McLaren driver Lothar Motschenbacher, recalled Follmer's arrival at the track. "Everybody loved George. He would always wander around the track when he wasn't working with the guys on the car. He always looked good; he was so nice and always had a smile. He was a jokester. He was fun, but a dedicated driver."

L&M Porsche: Untold Story of Can Am's Famous Car
  by Stephen Cox - Part 2 of 7, The Accident
"A doctor specializing in football injuries told him, no, his sore left knee was really a knot of shredded ligaments. There was surgery and a 6 week plaster cast and a career grounded." – Pete Lyons, Road & Track.  The story had to be cleaned up for the press. If the truth came out on national television, nobody at Porsche or Penske Racing was going to be happy about it. So in a televised interview after the incident, race driver Mark Donohue told the story of his horrific practice crash at Road Atlanta with carefully chosen words.
Audi 1-2 at LeMans as opponents falter
  3 lap margin for winning No. 2 Audi
In front of nearly 300,000 spectators, Audi continued its unique string of victories in the Le Mans 24 Hours. In the 82nd running of the world's most important endurance race, Marcel Fassler/Andre Lotterer/Benoit Treluyer (CH/D/F) and Lucas di Grassi/Marc Gene/Tom Kristensen (BR/E/DK) made for a one-two Audi victory.
LeMans Preview: 24 Hours to Go for the 24
  Expect the unexpected
Following the completion of qualification yesterday evening, 54 cars and 162 drivers are ready for tomorrow's start of the 82nd edition of the 24 Heures du Mans (24 Hours of Le Mans). Excitement is building in sunny Le Mans. An epic edition of the race is forecast, particularly the battle for supremacy in LM P1. Three manufacturers - Audi, Porsche and Toyota - have a realistic chance of claiming the 2014 title, each in a different state of mind and form.
Toyota takes pole for 24 Hours of LeMans
  Porsche to start 2nd
World Championship leaders TOYOTA Racing and the #7 TS040 HYBRID took pole position for the 82nd Le Mans 24 Hours at the Circuit de la Sarthe. Kazuki Nakajima, who shares the #7 with Alex Wurz and Stephane Sarrazin, became the first Japanese driver to earn the honor with a lap of 3mins 21.789secs, which also marked TOYOTA's second pole position at Le Mans.
Porsche 1-2 at LeMans after first qualifying
  2nd session up Thursday
Though this first day of running was marked with Loic Duval's violent incident in the No. 1 Audi, Porsche put itself at the top of the timesheets during the first qualifying session. In the LM P2 class, Morgan finished in the lead while Ferrari is shining in the LM GTE Pro and Am classes. At the close of the qualifying session, the No. 20 Porsche 919 Hybrid clocked the best time in 3:23:157 ahead of its sister car, the No. 14 (Dumas, Jani, Lieb) at seven tenths.
Braun, Bennett Take TUDOR win at Kansas
  Core Autosport drivers
Leading up to Saturday night's TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race at the Grand Prix of Kansas, driver Colin Braun was asked about his strategy for the unique two-segment format the event featured. Mash the gas and go, Braun said. Braun executed that strategy with slick precision. The Core Autosport driver started fifth, took the lead on the first lap in the second 45-minute segment and won.
L&M Porsche: Untold Story of Can Am's Famous Car
  by Stephen Cox - Part 1 of 7, The Beginning
Mosport International Raceway had an innocent charm that's long been missing from today's clinical, overly sanitized racecourses. The grass was too high. There were no sand traps. The white line edging the course in Turn 5b (now called "Moss Corner") was worn and covered with gravel. The thin layer of sand covering the front straight raised a fresh dust cloud every time a racecar roared past.
Taylor Bros Give Corvette DP win in Detroit
  Tudor USCC
Ricky Taylor held off a last-lap challenge from fellow Team Chevy driver Richard Westbrook to score the win for Chevrolet and the Corvette Daytona Prototype in the Chevrolet Sports Car Challenge on the Raceway at Belle Isle Park. It was the first win for the “Brothers Taylor” as season-long teammates in the No. 10 Konica Minolta Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette Daytona Prototype.
Westbrook takes TUDOR pole at Belle Isle
  In Detroit
A Corvette DP will lead the field at the start of Saturday’s Chevrolet Sports Car Classic at Detroit Belle Isle -- right in the shadow of the automaker’s world headquarters. Richard Westbrook posted the fastest lap in Friday’s TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Prototype (P) qualifying, lapping the 2.36-mile circuit in 1 minute, 25.001 seconds (99.517 mph) on his final lap.
Q and A with Jordan and Ricky Taylor
  Ahead of Belle Isle
Brothers Jordan and Ricky Taylor, who co-drive the No. 10 Konica Minolta Corvette DP for their father's Wayne Taylor Racing team answered questions ahead of Saturday's TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers, which will be at Detroit's Raceway on Belle Isle. Ricky has seven career professional sports car victories, his best result in Detroit so for was a fifth place run last year in the GRAND AM Rolex Sports Car Series race. Jordan has won both of his previous visits to Detroit.
Overbeek and Brown win at Laguna Seca
  Garcia, Magnussen Make It Two In A Row For Corvette in GT
Johannes van Overbeek and Ed Brown drove to a convincing victory at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, winning the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix powered by Mazda in the No. 2 Tequila Patron  HPD ARX-03b/Honda, while Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia gave the Corvette C7.R its second consecutive win in GTLM.
Pole goes to P2-driving van Overbeek at Laguna Seca
  After favoring DPs, a P2 car put on pole to silence critics
Johannes van Overbeek, in a Honda-powered HPD ARX-03b, captured the pole Saturday for the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix Powered by Mazda, at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, the fourth race in the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season. The Extreme Speed Motorsports driver will lead the Prototype (P) class field to the green flag Sunday with Richard Westbrook next to him on the front row driving the Spirit of Daytona Corvette DP.
Scenes from the 4 Hours of Silverstone
  by Tom Loomes
For the whole of the last two hours of racing the action was at its peak for the 4 Hours of Silverstone European LeMans Series race.  Tristan Gommendy, driving the No.46 Thiriet by TDS Racing Morgan Nissan was holding third place behind the No.34 Race Performance ORECA 03 Judd and the race-leading No.38 Jota Sport Zytek Z11SN Nissan – a position it had been in since the start of the race.
Pruett and Rojas win Long Beach Tudor USCC race
  Tudor USCC
After earning pole position yesterday, Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas drove the #01 Ford EcoBoost/Riley to victory in today's Tequila Patron Sports Car Showcase. Ricky and Jordan Taylor were second in the #10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP 0.759 seconds behind the Chip Ganassi Racing duo. Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia drove the #3 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R to victory in the GTLM class.
Pruett wins Prototype and Magnussen GT pole in LB
  Fords start 1-2
It’s been a month since Scott Pruett drove his Ford EcoBoost-powered Riley to Sebring’s victory lane. That didn’t stop him from carrying momentum into Round 3 of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Pruett placed his Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates prototype on pole for the Tequila Patron Sports Car Showcase on the famed streets of Long Beach.
TUDOR Championship hits the streets of Long Beach
  By Brian Bielanski
The Grand Prix of Long Beach is a combination of high-speed precision ballet, glitz and glam, making it one of those bucket-list events on the North American motorsports calendar.  Beautiful cars and beautiful people will come together for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s Tequila Patron Sports Car Showcase, part of the GPLB weekend, on Friday and Saturday.
The legend of Tom Kristensen at LeMans
  8-time winner
Tom Kristensen is the most successful driver in the history of the 24 Heures du Mans (24 Hours of Le Mans). The Rolex Testimonee describes the defining moments and anecdotes behind each triumph, from his debut victory in 1997 to an emotionally testing ninth success in 2013.
The New Generation
  By Wayde Alfarone
After watching the 24 hours of racing in Daytona it hit me. Many drivers are familiar, and some more familiar than others, at least to me. Watching the new breed of young drivers in the Rolex 24 hour race I was amazed at how seasoned they seemed!  A mix of experienced older drivers and what appeared to be old souls handling themselves with agility and speed, most within seconds of one another.
Against All Odds - 1970 24 Hours of Daytona
  by Stephen Cox
The hands on both stopwatches were still in place after the final practice laps at Daytona International Speedway. Unexpectedly low temperatures had turned their stainless steel casings ice cold, but Jeri Gottlob had no gloves. She wouldn't have worn them anyway over her freshly painted red fingernails. Twenty-two years old, single and pretty, Jeri and her identical twin sister, Janet, had been recruited to keep timing and scoring statistics for their brother's racing team at the 24 Hours of Daytona. Both had taken time off from their jobs as TWA airline stewardesses to be at the race.
Franchitti brings Ganassi car home to victory
  In 12 Hours of Sebring
Marino Franchitti, Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas combined to win the 62nd Annual Twelve Hours of Sebring on Saturday night at Sebring International Raceway, emerging from an electrifying, Prototype class shootout to give Chip Ganassi Racing its first win in America's oldest endurance sports car race. In addition, the victory made CGR -- which was making its Sebring debut -- the first organization to win the Twelve Hours of Sebring, the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500.
Bourdais puts Action Express Corvette on Sebring Pole
  12 Hours of Sebring
Fresh off victory in the season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona, IndyCar driver Sebastien Bourdais took his Action Express Racing Corvette DP to the top spot in qualifying Friday for the second round of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Bourdais’ 1:51.917 lap time in the No. 5 car he shares with Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi edged out the No. 42 OAK Racing Morgan Nissan of Olivier Pla by 0.169 seconds.
Preview: Sebring's 12-hour endurance classic
  A celebration of sports car merger
The hallowed record book for Sebring's legendary 12-hour endurance race is being rejuvenated this week. For the first time since 2003, the team that won the Rolex 24 At Daytona is also entered in the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled By Fresh From Florida, with a chance at a season sweep that once was cherished by the world's premier sports car racers.
Audi achieves pioneering feat with e-tron quattro
  4-wheel drive hybrid
Audi has set another trend in motorsport. After the brand revolutionized rally racing with quattro four-wheel drive in the nineteen-eighties and significantly shaped touring car racing with this system in the nineties, four-wheel drive has been making its way into LMP1 sports prototypes as well. The Audi R18 e-tron quattro now aims to extend ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ with a system featuring an all-new development.
Can Road Racers Again Dominate USA Motorsports?
  by Stephen Cox
Auto racing in the United States is a mess. NASCAR has peaked. Their response to dwindling attendance has been new cars and fuel injection. In IndyCar, the barriers to entry eliminate all but the uber-wealthy from competition. Tony George was the only guy willing to take a risk and try to solve open wheel's problems. [Editor's Note: He had the wrong idea at the wrong time and destroyed the sport.] Now it's road racing's turn to try and recapture lost glory. And I wonder if they're the ones who will get it right
Ordonez confirmed for Nissan ZEOD RC
  Spaniard to drive car at LeMans
Two-time Le Mans 24 Hours LM P2 podium finisher and inaugural Nissan PlayStation GT Academy winner Lucas Ordonez has been confirmed as the first race driver for Nissan’s revolutionary ZEOD RC prototype. The Nissan ZEOD RC will become the first car to complete an entire 13.6-kilometer (8.5 mile) lap of Le Mans on nothing but electrical power when it competes in this year’s Le Mans 24 hours.
Team effort paid off for Action Express Racing
  in Rolex 24
The 2014 Rolex 24 At Daytona proved emphatically the popularity of top class endurance motorsport and its ability to keep spectators on edge until the checkered flag. It emphasized once again that there is no substitute for complete and exhaustive preparation; and, it demonstrated the importance of uniting skill, determination, speed and experience within the driver line-up. Action Express Racing (AER) took the overall win with its #5 Chevrolet Corvette DP driven by Christian Fittipaldi of Brazil, Frenchman Sebastien Bourdais and Portuguese native Joao Barbosa.
Barbosa, Bourdais, Fittipaldi and Frisselle win Rolex 24
  by Brian Carroccio
Joao Barbosa, Sebastien Bourdais, Christian Fittipaldi and Burt Frisselle drove the #5 Action Express Racing Corvette to victory in the 2014 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. Barbosa brought the car home 1.4 seconds ahead of second-place Max Angelelli in the #10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette home second.  Brian Frisselle finished third in the sister #9 Action Express Corvette, while Mike Rockenfeller completed a top-4 Chevrolet sweep in the #90 Spirit of Daytona Corvette.
Ganassi and Action Express Lead Rolex 24 at Halfway
  No. 5 Corvette DP the dominant car at the Rolex 24 At Daytona
Ganassi's #02 Riley-Ford DP held a narrow lead over the #5 Action Express Corvette DP as the 2014 Daytona 24 Hours passed its halfway point. Action Express's #5 Coyote-Chevrolet Corvette DP driven by Christian Fittipaldi, Sebastien Bourdais, Joao Barbosa and Burt Frisselle had exchanged the lead with Ganassi's Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan, Marino Franchitti and Kyle Larson throughout the first 12 hours of the race.
Everything in place for Rolex 24
  USCC beats all series out of the gate
Just over 8 hours remain before the first major race of the 2014 endurance motor-racing season, the 52nd edition of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, which starts at 1410 EST, Saturday, 25 January.  With a line up of 67 cars, this icon of motorsport is as popular as ever and once again set to raise the heartbeat of drivers, pit-crew and fans.
Gurney takes top spot for Rolex 24 At Daytona
  No. 6 Nissan ORECA takes P2 pole
The urge to merge has evolved into a compulsion to compete, and Thursday marked the first day of actual competition for the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, with qualifying for this weekend's Rolex 24 At Daytona. Alex Gurney, son of legendary driver Dan Gurney -- who won the first incarnation of the Rolex 24, a three-hour event in 1962 called the Daytona Continental -- put the No. 99 Corvette DP on the overall pole.
Corvette at Daytona: Back to Where It All Started
  Rolex 24 this weekend
Fifteen years ago, Corvette Racing stepped onto the world’s sports car stage for the first time. Thirteen years ago, it scored a stunning overall victory in the Rolex 24 At Daytona. Now with 90 victories around the world – seven at the 24 Hours of Le Mans – and 10 American Le Mans Series titles, America’s premier production-based sports car team is back at Daytona with a brand new car to contend for a brand new championship.
Rolex 24 Launches IMSA-Sanctioned TUDOR Series
  Daytona International Speedway
The long-awaited unification of North American road racing will officially begin with next weekend’s running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 25-26, the first race in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. The historic merger of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series and the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron brings the two North American endurance sports car racing series under one roof for the first unified series since 1997.
New Corvette C7.R shares tech with new Z06
  Co-developed with 2015 Corvette Z06, sharing chassis, engine and aerodynamics
Chevrolet today unveiled the Corvette C7.R race car, which was co-developed with the all-new 2015 Corvette Z06. They represent the closest link in modern times between Corvettes built for racing and the road, sharing unprecedented levels of engineering and components including chassis architecture, engine technologies and aerodynamic strategies.
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Prototype (P)
TOP SPEED: 190 mph
WEIGHT: 1,990 to 2,285 Lbs
WIDTH: 74 inches
GEARBOX: 6-speed
TIRES: Continental
CHASSIS: Carbon or Tubing

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TOP SPEED: 175 mph
WEIGHT: 1,990 pounds
HEIGHT: 40 inches
WIDTH: 74 inches
ENGINES: Chevrolet LS3
FUEL: VP Racing Fuel E-10
TIRES: Continental
CHASSIS: Carbon Fiber

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CARS: Production based
GEARBOX: 5-sp or 6-sp
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GEARBOX: 5-sp or 6-sp
TIRES: Continental
CHASSIS: Tube frame

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