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IMSA: COTA Qualifying – Cadillac, BMW, Porsche top the fields

Ricky Taylor (#10 Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac DPi) took pole position for tomorrow’s Advance Autoparts Sportscar Showdown by 1.592 sec over the next fastest qualifier, Johannes van Overbeek in the #22 Extreme Speed Motorsports Nissan DPi. Only three cars make up the Prototype Challenge field for the event. James French took PC pole in the #38 Performance Tech Motorsports entry. BMW Team RLL put both its M6s in the Top 3 of the GT Le Mans grid. John Edwards (#24) took pole and Alexander ...

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USCC: Petit Le Mans – Tandy wins overall in GTLM; Barbosa, Fittipaldi take second straight title

  Watching steady rain fall throughout the day Friday at Road Atlanta, Tudor United SportsCar Championship Prototype (P) points leader Richard Westbrook knew his #90 VisitFlorida.com Corvette DP would start on the pole for Saturday’s season-ending Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda if qualifying was cancelled due to weather.   When the decision was made to hold the session, Westbrook won the pole the hard way, running a lap of 1:27.860 (104.075 mph) to capture his first P1 of the ...

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USCC: Laguna Seca – Valiante, Westbrook win, take series lead

Long Beach winners Jordan and Rickey Taylor (#10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP) qualified on pole, with the rest of the event’s podium following suit; Scott Pruett (#01 Chip Ganassi Racing Ford-Riley) starting second and Michael Valiante (#90 VisitFlorida.com Racing Corvette DP) third. John Pew (#60 Michael Shank Racing Ligier JS P2-Honda) was fourth on the grid. Chris Cumming (#11 RSR Racing Oreca FLM09-Chevy) started on Prototype Challenge pole, with Mike Guasch (#52 PR1/Mathiason Mot...

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USCC: Long Beach – Taylors take first 2015 win, BMW tops GTLM

Tudor United SportsCar Championship competition at Long Beach was limited to prototype and GT Le Mans classes. Ricky Taylor (#10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP) captured pole with a time of 1 min 14.790 sec. Scott Pruett (#01 Chip Ganassi Racing Ford-Riley) secured second with a best lap of 1:15.048. Christian Fittipaldi (#5 Action Express Racing) lined up third (1:15.274). “It’s really cool to fight with someone like Scott,” Taylor said. “It’s been a long time si...

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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...

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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...

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ALMS GT qualifying – Circuit of the Americas

Joey Hand (BMW) won the poll in GT qualifying for the American Le Mans Series race at Circuit of the Americas, with the Corvettes of Antonio Garica and Oliver Gavin finishing P2 and P3. John Edwards took the fourth spot on the grid with Patrick Long and Jonathon Bomarito make up Row 3. Rain fell throughout the session, all of the quickest times set in the first four laps out of seven.

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GRAND-AM: Rolex Series – Jordan Taylor, Robin Liddell top Belle Isle

Photo: Wayne Taylor Racing Jordan Taylor (Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP) won his first Rolex Series DP pole at Belle Isle and combined with co-driver Max Angelelli to win the race as well. Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi (Action Express Racing Corvette DP) finished second, with the Starworks Ford/Riley driven by Ryan Dalziel and Alex Popow taking the final step on the podium. John Fogarty and Alex Gurney (Gainsco Bob Stallings Racing Corvette DP) finished P6. Robin Liddell (Stevenson...

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GRAND-AM 2013: Road Atlanta - Pruett wins once, Liddell twice

  Qualifying for the Rolex Series race was rained out, with the field set by team points. Memo Rojas and Scott Pruett started at the front of the grid in the Chip Ganassi with Felix Sabates No. 01 BMW/Riley, with Jon Fogarty and Alex Gurney in the No. 99 Gainsco Corvette DP starting P2. The GT field was led by John Potter and Andy Lally in the No. 44 Magnus Racing Porsche, followed by Jeff Westphal and Alessandro Balzan in the No. 63 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 458 and Emil Assantato with Antho...

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GRAND-AM 2013: Rum Bum's Plumb wins CTSCC, Mazda tops ST again

Matt Plumb won Saturday’s Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge race, giving the No. 13 Rum Bum Racing Porsche Carrera (co-driven by Nick Longhi) its second consecutive victory at Barber Motorsports Park. Plumb passed John Edwards, who was seeking his second victory of the day, when he missed a shift in the No. 9 Stevenson Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro with 24 min. remaining. Edwards and co-driver Robin Liddell had won the GT class in the Rolex Series race for Stevenson earlier in the after...

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