Search
Latest Posts

Entries for 'Jan Magnussen'


IMSA: COTA – Taylors continue domination; Corvette, Mercedes also win

Ricky Taylor (#10 Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac DPi) started from the pole, Johannes van Overbeek (#22 Extreme Speed Motorsports Nissan DPi) next door. John Edwards (#24 BMW Team RLL M6) and Giancarlo Fisichella (#62 Risi Competitzione Ferrari 488) topped the GTLM grid. The #62 Ferrari, #4 Corvette, #912 Porsche, and #67 Ford GT collided in Turn 1 at the start, damaging all three. A full-course yellow was issued less than 2 min into the race. The #66 Ford spun Fisichella in the #62 to start the ...

[MORE]

Posted in: Sports

IMSA: 12 Hours of Sebring – Wayne Taylor Racing, Corvette win

Joao Barbosa led Ricky Taylor and Misha Goikhberg under caution with 6 hr 12 min left in the race. Garret Grist ran first in Prototype Challenge. Joey Hand was at the point in GT Le Mans in front of Scott Dixon in the sister car. Mike Rockenfeller held P3 in class.  Jeroen Bleekemolen topped GT Daytona. Fittipaldi took over in the #5 with 5:48 to go, ceding the lead to Taylor. Taylor pitted 8 min later and came out in front of Fittipaldi. Fittipaldi retook the lead on track. With 4:33 le...

[MORE]

Posted in: Sports

IMSA: VIR – Corvette Racing, Paul Miller Lambo take wins

The series’ stop at Virginia International Raceway featured only the two GT classes. In six GT Le Mans races so far this year points leaders Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner (#4 Corvette Racing C.7R) had four wins and six podiums and Ryan Briscoe and Richard Westrbrook (#67 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing GT) three wins and five podiums. Jan Magnussen (#3 Corvette) started on pole, with the #4 right next door. Joey Hand (#66  Ford GT) lined up third and Giancarlo Fisichella (#62 Risi Competitz...

[MORE]

Posted in: Sports

IMSA: Lime Rock – Starworks, Corvette, Magnus Audi winners

Robert Alon (#52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports), James French (#38 Performance Tech Motorsports), and Jose Gutierrez (#7 Starworks Motorsports) were the first three cars on the grid, all in Prototype Challenge (Oreca 05-Chevrolet’s) as the Prototype’s had the weekend off. Richard Westbrook (#67 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing GT) started on GT Le Mans pole, followed by Dirk Werner (#25 BMW Team RLL M6) and Tommy Milner (#4 Corvette Racing C7.R). Spencer Pumpelly (#16 Change Racing Lamborghini ...

[MORE]

Posted in: Sports

USCC: 12 Hours of Sebring – Action Express, Corvette win overall and GTLM

Krohn Racing’s #57 Ligier JS P2-Judd started from pole with Olivier Pla behind the wheel. Ryan Dalziel (#1 Extreme Speed Motorsports HPD-ARX 03b) started on the outside of Row 1. Porsche North America’s #912 entry, driven by Frederic Makowiecki started at the front of GTLM, followed by the #911 sister car and the #3 Corvette Racing C7.R. Martin Plowman (BAR1 Motorsports #16 Oreca FLM09) started from PC pole for the second straight race. Jeroen Bleekemolen (Riley Motorsports #33 Do...

[MORE]

Posted in: Sports

USCC: Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona – #02 Ganassi, Corvette Racing win

The #62 Ferrari retired from the lead with engine issues in the middle of the night, moving the Corvette’s back to the front, #4 leading #3. Marc Lieb was following the #007 GTD-class Aston Martin when teammate Earl Bamber (#912) collided with him in the west hairpin. The #4 stepped out of the lead with a tire puncture, the #3 taking the lead, Magnussen driving. With 7 hours left to race the #02 (Kanaan) led the #01 and the #10 (Ricky Taylor, -33.482 sec), the three being the only cars re...

[MORE]

Posted in: Sports

USCC: Virginia – Risi Ferrari tops Falken Porsche for second straight win

Photo: Risi Competizione   The prototype classes got the weekend off, with the two GT classes – GT Le Mans and GT Daytona -- squaring off on their own. Seven different driver combinations were within 30 points of the top it GTLM, with Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen (#3 Corvette Racing C7.R) on top followed by the two SRT Motorsports Viper GTS-Rs. Magnussen went off track in practice, colliding with the #911 Porsche North America 911 RSR piloted by Richard Lietz which had left th...

[MORE]

Posted in: Sports

USCC: Mosport – OAK Racing, Yacaman, Pla take first series win

Photo: Yesid Pamplona   Gustavo Yacaman (OAK Racing Morgan-Nissan) started on pole, with Canadian Kuno Wittmer (#93 SRT Motorsports Viper GTS-R) on top of GT Le Mans. These cars retained the lead through the first 15 min (of 2:45), with Jan Magnussen (#3 Corvette Racing C7.R) running second in GT and his teammate Tommy Milner third in the #4. At the 2:06 mark Yacaman continued to lead, followed by Michael Valiente (#90 Spirit of Daytona Corvette DP) and Scott Sharp (Extreme Speed Motorsp...

[MORE]

Posted in: Sports

USCC: Laguna Seca – Ex-ALMS P2 takes first victory, Corvette tops GT

Prototype standings entering Round 4 of the Tudor United SportsCar Championship at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca had Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa (#5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP), leading Memo Rojas and Scott Pruett (#01 Chip Ganassi Racing Ford-Riley) by 5 points and Ricky and Jordan Taylor (#10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP) by 7. Laguna Seca, however, saw a former American Le Mans Series competitor take pole for the first time in the unified series, Johannes van Overbeek putting...

[MORE]

Posted in: Sports

USCC: Long Beach – Pruett, Rojas win from pole; Corvette takes GT

Scott Pruett (#01 Target Chip Ganassi Ford-Riley), the overall winner at the 12 Hours of Sebring, took pole on the Long Beach street circuit. Jan Magnussen put the #3 Corvette on GT LeMans pole. Christian Fittipaldi (#5 Action Express Corvette DP) took second through the first few corners, with Memo Rojas keeping the lead in the Target car. John Pew (#60 Michael Shank Racing Ford-Riley), who started next to Rojas on the front row, crashed into the tire barrier as the prototypes tried to negoti...

[MORE]

Posted in: Sports
Page 1 of 2First   Previous   [1]  2  Next   Last   
Geeks






Archives
August 2017 (7)
July 2017 (22)
June 2017 (18)
May 2017 (16)
April 2017 (13)
March 2017 (11)
February 2017 (10)
January 2017 (20)
December 2016 (10)
November 2016 (11)
October 2016 (22)
September 2016 (25)
August 2016 (24)
July 2016 (27)
June 2016 (22)
May 2016 (20)
April 2016 (23)
March 2016 (24)
February 2016 (22)
January 2016 (18)
December 2015 (8)
November 2015 (16)
October 2015 (19)
September 2015 (30)
August 2015 (20)
July 2015 (24)
June 2015 (26)
May 2015 (31)
April 2015 (21)
March 2015 (25)
February 2015 (18)
January 2015 (13)
December 2014 (16)
November 2014 (13)
October 2014 (21)
September 2014 (33)
August 2014 (22)
July 2014 (32)
June 2014 (31)
May 2014 (20)
April 2014 (18)
March 2014 (14)
February 2014 (20)
January 2014 (23)
December 2013 (12)
November 2013 (16)
October 2013 (29)
September 2013 (26)
August 2013 (21)
July 2013 (23)
June 2013 (18)
May 2013 (39)
April 2013 (23)
March 2013 (33)
February 2013 (21)
January 2013 (22)
December 2012 (18)
November 2012 (17)
October 2012 (28)
September 2012 (20)
August 2012 (22)
July 2012 (38)
June 2012 (28)
May 2012 (31)
April 2012 (22)
March 2012 (33)
February 2012 (27)
January 2012 (13)
December 2011 (17)
November 2011 (15)
October 2011 (23)
September 2011 (24)
August 2011 (26)
July 2011 (33)
June 2011 (17)
May 2011 (34)
April 2011 (19)
March 2011 (18)
February 2011 (16)
January 2011 (11)
December 2010 (16)
November 2010 (12)
October 2010 (19)
September 2010 (12)
August 2010 (16)
July 2010 (16)
June 2010 (5)
May 2010 (2)
April 2010 (4)
March 2010 (3)
February 2010 (8)
January 2010 (5)
December 2009 (3)
November 2009 (3)
October 2009 (4)
September 2009 (1)
August 2009 (4)
July 2009 (4)
June 2009 (2)
May 2009 (4)
April 2009 (3)
March 2009 (4)
February 2009 (10)
January 2009 (12)
December 2008 (5)
November 2008 (4)
October 2008 (4)
September 2008 (1)
August 2008 (3)
May 2008 (4)
April 2008 (8)
March 2008 (5)
February 2008 (18)
January 2008 (3)
Further archives from 2008 and 2009 are available at the old Wordpress site. Click the logo below to break into the old apartment.