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IMSA: Belle Isle – Taylors start P12 finish P1, fifth straight win

Wayne Taylor Racing entered the race with wins in all four 2017 events. Ricky Taylor put the #10 Cadillac DPi into the wall in qualifying, however, putting the team at P12 on starting grid. GT Le Mans competitors were off this weekend. Action Express Racing teammates Christian Fittipaldi (#5 Cadillac DPi) and Eric Curran (#31 Cadillac DPi) locked out Row 1, followed by Misha Goikhberg (#85 JDC-Miller Motorsports Oreca-Gibson) and Scott Sharp (#2 Extreme Speed Motorsports Nissan DPi). James Fren...

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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...

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PWC: Belle Isle, Round 10 – Estre’s McLaren fastest of all

The grid was set by points, qualifying having been cut short by an accident. Olivier Beretta (#61 R. Ferri Motorsports Ferrari 458 GT3 Italia) started on pole. Kevin Estre (#9 K-PAX Racing McLaren 650S GT3) lined up next to him, followed by Johnny O’Connell (#3 Cadillac Racing ATS-V GT3) and Ryan Eversley (RealTime Racing Acura TLX GT) Nicky Catsburg (#25 Blancpain Racing Lamborghini Gallardo GT3 FL2) rose from P9 on the grid to take fourth from Eversley during the first lap. Estre took t...

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PWC: St. Petersburg – Beretta’s Ferrari tops Catsburg’s Lamborghini

The grid for Round 4 of the Pirelli World Challenge was set by fastest lap times set in Round 3. Andy Pilgrim (#8 Cadillac Racing ATS-VR GT3) started on pole, with Nicky Catsburg (#25 Blancpain Lamborghini Gallardo GT3 FL2) on the outside of Row 1. Row 2 consisted of Olivier Beretta (#61 R. Ferri Motorsports Ferrari 458 GT3 Italia) and Kevin Estre (#9 K-PAX Racing McLaren 650S GT3). Beretta leapt into the lead at the start, followed by Catsburg and Estre. Estre took P2 from Catsburg during Lap ...

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PWC: Circuit of the Americas – Estre, McLaren take wet Round 2 win; Dalziel P2 again

Race officials moved Round 2 of Pirelli World Challenge GT/GTA/GT Cup competition at Circuit of the Americas forward by 30 min due to expectations of worsening weather and decided on side-by-side rolling start as well. Nick Catsburg (#25 LG Racing Lamborghini Gallardo GT3) posted the fastest lap in yesterday’s Round 1 to earn pole today with Johnny O’Connell (#3 Cadillac Racing ATS-VR GT3) starting next to him. Catsburg led from the start in the first round until a driver through pe...

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PWC:  Circuit of the Americas – Beretta, Dalziel, O’Connell finish 1-2-3 in GT Round 1

Lambo, McLaren, Ferrari, Porsche: the front four for Round 1 of GT/GTA/GT Cup competition at Circuit of the Americas. Kevin Estre started very slowly in the #9 K-PAX Racing McLaren 650S GT3. Nicky Catsburg (#25 LG Motorsports Lamborghini Gallardo GT3) maintained the lead with Ryan Dalziel (#31 EFFORT Racing Porsche 911 GT3-R) slotting into second and Olivier Beretta (#61 R. Ferri Motorsport Ferrari 458 GT3 Italia) running third. Johnny O’Connell (#3 Cadillac Racing ATS-VR GT3) moved up in...

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PWC: Circuit of the Americas – Lamborghini, McLaren, Ferrari top GT qualifying

  Nick Catsburg drove the #25 LG Motorsports Lamborghini Gallardo to pole for GT Round 1 of the Pirelli World Challenge at Circuit of the Americas. Kevin Estre (#9 K-PAX Racing McLaren 650S GT3) will start next to him on Row 1, qualifying 0.107 sec back from Catsburg and just 0.010 sec ahead of Olivier Beretta (#61 R. Ferri Motorsport Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 Italia). Beretta was fasted in yesterday’s Practice 2. The remainder of the first three rows was filled by: Ryan Dalziel (#31 ...

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United SportsCar Racing unveiled; DTM affiliations explored

On March 14, 2013, United SportsCar Racing was introduced as the new premier North American sports car racing series beginning in 2014, combining the current GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series and the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron.  The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) will be the sole sanctioning body moving into 2014. Originally created in 1969 by John Bishop and NASCAR’s Bill France Sr., to produce high-level, professional sports car racing in Nort...

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So you hijack a supertanker (Sirius Star) 450 miles offshore east Africa in a motorboat and actually succeed. It seems the problem quickly becomes: what the hell do you do with the thing? You probably don't have a place to put 2 million bbl of crude. Or dock a ship more than 1,000 ft long. But you have to monetize your actions somehow, or it turns into just an oversized prank. You start off by demanding $25 million for the ship, cargo, and crew. Weeks turn into months, and your demand...

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