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Acura Teases New ARX-05 Prototype Race Car Ahead of Monterey Automotive Week

Acura teased its newest race car, the Acura ARX-05 prototype, to be fielded by the legendary Team Penske in 2018. Introduced in a new video (https://youtu.be/cblkk4d9YMw) the ARX-05 marks the Acura brand’s anticipated return to prototype racing and will be fully revealed at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, part of the prestigious Monterey Automotive Week, August 18. Team Penske, will campaign a pair of entries in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship next year.

Nissan Scores Breakthrough DPi Win with Derani, van Overbeek and Patrón ESM at Road America

The Nissan DPi is a winner in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competition.

In Sunday’s two-hour, 40-minute Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America, Brazilian driver Pipo Derani and teammate Johannes van Overbeek broke a seven-race win streak for Cadillac, co-driving their No. 22 Tequila Patrón Nissan to victory. Derani took the lead when Stephen Simpson pitted the No. 85 JDC-Miller Motorsports ORECA LM P2 car with 25 minutes remaining and held off Jordan Taylor in the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R to by win by 2.356 seconds.

Ford GT Returns to Victory Lane at Road America, Tightens GTLM Standings

Ford emerged as a championship contender Sunday in the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America, ending a six-race winless drought to close the points deficit in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class with just three races remaining.

2017 Continental Tire Road Race Showcase Qualifying

Watch the exciting qualifying session from the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America. The ninth race of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship season.

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A Lap Around Road America

Take a lap around Road America with Alessandro Balzan in the No. 63 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 488 GT3. Follow the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race live from Road America on Sunday, August 6, at 2:30 p.m  ET on FS1.

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Ricky Taylor Scores Fourth TOTAL Pole Award of Season at Road America

Ricky Taylor blistered the previous IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype class track record and beat his next closest competitor by more than a second en route to his fourth TOTAL Pole Award of the season in qualifying for Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America.

Mueller Leads Ford GT Sweep Of Front Row At Road America

Dirk Mueller was in a league of his own in qualifying Saturday at Road America, leading a Ford GT sweep of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class front row for Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase.

 

Mueller lapped the scenic 4.048-mile circuit in two minutes, 1.422 seconds (120.017 mph) in the No. 66 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT, an impressive 0.781 seconds ahead of teammate Ryan Briscoe, 2:02.203, in Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 67 entry.

 

Simpson Throws Down Late Flyer to Lead Prototype Practice at Road America

While the team heads into Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase still looking for its first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race victory, Stephen Simpson and the No. 85 JDC-Miller Motorsports team might be carrying the most momentum of anybody in the Prototype class.

Simpson provided the latest example of that on Friday afternoon at Road America, when he posted the quickest time of the day on his second-to-last lap. He toured the scenic, 4.048-mile circuit at 1 minute, 55.057 seconds (126.657 mph) in the bright yellow ORECA LM P2 prototype.

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Brings Action-Packed Competition To 12 Storied Road Racing Venues In Highly Anticipated 2018 Season

Twelve world-class road racing facilities and events highlight the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule unveiled today as part of the now annual “State of the Sport” presentation at Road America, site of this weekend’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase.

IMSA, VP Racing Fuels Commit To Long-Term Extension Of Partnership

VP Racing Fuels, Inc. has been fueling race cars in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship since its inception in 2014 and has fueled several other International Motor Sports Association (IMSA)-sanctioned series for the past several years as well.

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