IMSA: Mano A Mano; Action Express Cars Set To Duel For Prototype Crown

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A pair of Corvette Daytona Prototypes from Action Express Racing is separated by only one point heading into this Saturday’s Lone Star Le Mans at Circuit of The Americas, the second-to-last round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

IMSA: Fittipaldi Leads Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring at Four-Hour Mark; Weather Slows Race Pace

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SEBRING, Fla. – official series release — Rick Dole/LAT photo courtesy of IMSA — Looking to capture a third consecutive Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup, the No. 5 Mustang Sampling Corvette DP team from Action Express Racing earned the five-point bonus for leading at the four-hour mark of Saturday’s 64th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From …

IMSA: Action Express Leads the Duel at Dawn; Fittipaldi Takes Rolex Lead at 18th Hour

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — F. Peirce Williams/LAT photo courtesy of IMSA — The battle for the win in the 54th annual Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway in slowly beginning to come into focus. With six hours to go, and just after the 19th full-course caution of the race flew for …

TUSC: Action Express Confirms Unchanged Lineup Ahead of 2016 TUDOR Championship Season

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ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – official team release — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — Action Express Racing utilized a lull in the Saturday competition schedule to announce their plans for the 2016 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season prior to the weekend’s running of the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at the famed Road America circuit in Wisconsin. The No. …

TUSC: Fittipaldi and Barbosa Looking to Narrow Prototype Gap; Road America Next for TUDOR Championship

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release — IMSA photo — Action Express Racing co-drivers Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa return to historic Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis., looking to repeat last year’s victory on the challenging 4.048-mile circuit. Fittipaldi and Barbosa also are looking to narrow the gap in the Prototype standings at the Continental Tire Road Race …

TUSC: Chevrolet Power; Action Express Racing Scores Nail Biting 12 Hours of Sebring Win

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SEBRING, Fla. – official series release — TUDOR United SportsCar Championship photo — Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Chevrolet’s lone triumph in the 63rd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, Christian Fittipaldi, Joao Barbosa and Sebastien Bourdais teamed in the No. 5 Action Express Racing Mustang Sampling Corvette DP to make new history for the …

TUSC: Star-Power; Dixon, Larson, Kanaan and McMurray Claim Rolex 24 in Ganassi’s No. 02 Prototype

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official release — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — After 24 hours, 740 laps and 2,634.4 miles, the 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona came down to an eight minute, 30-second dash to the checkered flag that saw the No. 02 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Ford EcoBoost-powered Riley DP squeeze out a 1.333-second victory over the defending Rolex 24 …

IMSA: Night of Champions Honors Inaugural Bishop-France Award Winners

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NEW YORK – official release — IMSA photo — The International Motor Sports Ass’n (IMSA) paid tribute to its past, honored the present and proudly looked forward to the future at Monday’s inaugural TUDOR Night of Champions at Cipriani 42nd Street in midtown Manhattan. The six driver champions of the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship – Christian Fittipaldi and Joao …

TUSC: Fittipaldi Ready to Finish; Championship Co-Leader Wins Petit Le Mans Pole

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BRASELTON, Ga. – official release — Ted Rossino Jr. photo — Action Express Racing came to Road Atlanta with a long “to do” list for Saturday’s season-ending Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda, including capturing team and driver championships for both the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. Winning the TOTAL Pole Award was on that …

TUSC: Fittipaldi, Barbosa Lead Tight Prototype Points Battle With Two to Go

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official release — Brian Cleary/Getty Images North America photo — Corvette DP co-drivers Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa take the Prototype class points lead into the penultimate round of the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship this Saturday at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas for the Lone Star Le Mans. Back-to-back victories in the most recent …

TUSC: Barbosa and Fittipaldi Top Road America for Third TUDOR Win of 2014

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ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – official release — IMSA photo — Sunday’s TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race at Road America may not have been a work of art in some eyes, but to Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi, it was a masterpiece. In a race slowed by six caution flags, the Action Express Racing teammates overcame a potential race-ending brake problem …