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Corvette DPs Sweep Front Two Rows For Chevrolet Sports Car Classic Presented By The Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers

Christian Fittipaldi led the “Bowtie Brigade” to a sweep of the front two rows in Friday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship qualifying. Fittipaldi captured his second consecutive TOTAL Pole Award at the Raceway at Belle Isle Park in qualifying for Saturday’s Chevrolet Sports Car Grand Prix Presented by the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers.

Lamborghini Scores First WeatherTech Championship Pole With Sellers, Paul Miller Racing In Detroit

Lamborghini capitalized on Paul Miller Racing’s expertise at Detroit’s 2.3-mile Belle Isle temporary street circuit to earn its first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship pole position Friday afternoon in GT Daytona (GTD) class qualifying for Saturday’s Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers (FS1, Live, 12:30 p.m. ET).

Drissi Markets Movies With ‘World’s Fastest Billboard’

With summer blockbuster season upon us, race fans may wonder why Tomy Drissi often carries the names of popular movies on his race cars.

It turns out that the driver of the No. 20 BAR1 Motorsports ORECA FLM09 is a life-long resident of Hollywood area, and has been involved in the entertainment industry for years. This weekend, Universal’s upcoming adventure flick “Jason Bourne” will be along for the ride for the Chevrolet Sports Car Grand Prix presented by the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers.

‘Made In Detroit’ Dodge Viper Leads GTD Field For Chevrolet Sports Car Classic

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will have a “hometown hero” in the GT Daytona (GTD) class in Saturday’s Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers, when a Dodge Viper GT3-R takes to the streets of the Motor City only a few miles from the factory where it was originally assembled.

Chevrolet Dominance At Detroit Challenged By Honda, Mazda In Chevrolet Sports Car Classic

Undefeated in four races at the Raceway at Belle Isle Park, the Corvette DPs enter Saturday’s Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers as a favorite to win Round 5 of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

However, strong challenges are expected from Honda and Mazda Prototypes in the 100-minute race on the 2.35-mile street circuit (live on FS1, Saturday, June 4 at 12:30 p.m. ET).

Michael Shank Racing Crossing Ocean Four Times To Compete In IMSA, Le Mans

Michael Shank Racing is already one week into a nearly two-month odyssey that will see some of its team members cross the Atlantic Ocean four times while logging track time in four countries. That’s nearly 16,000 frequent flier miles!

The journey began on Saturday, May 21, when the team flew to Milan, Italy, to test the Honda Ligier JS P2 at Monza. On Thursday, the team traveled to Le Mans, France, to continue preparation on the race car, while drivers Ozz Negri and John Pew flew back to the U.S. to their homes in South Florida.

Townsend Bell Credits Full-Time IMSA Status as a Reason for Indy 500 Competitiveness

Is there much similarity between driving the Lamborghini Huracán Townsend Bell races regularly in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and the Andretti Autosport-Robert Graham Honda IndyCar he qualified fourth for Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 at 230.481 mph?

“Well,” he says, “they both have steering wheels…”

IMSA Well-Represented In Historic 100th Indianapolis 500

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will be well represented when the green flag waves on Sunday for the 100th Indianapolis 500.

Defending GT Daytona (GTD) champion Townsend Bell, who co-drives a Lamborghini Huracán GT3 with Bill Sweedler for Change Racing, will start on the inside of the second row for the open-wheel classic. He’s one of nine of the 33 starters who have also raced in WeatherTech Championship events in 2016.

Sports Car Strategy: Corvette Racing

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Sports Car Strategy: Corvette Racing

FOX Sports’s Justin Bell talks to Corvette Racing’s Senior Engineer Chuck Houghton to find out what goes into preparing a race-winning car.

From Road To Racing: The Lamborghini Huracán

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From Road To Racing: The Lamborghini Huracán

Since its release, many have said that “everything about the Huracán embodies the true spirit of Lamborghini.” FOX Sport’s Justin Bell takes a drive through the hills of Monterey to find out if there’s any truth in that phrase.

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