IMSA: Battle Of The Brands; GTLM Title Tilt Down To Ford vs. Chevrolet

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With only two races left in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, just seven points separate the leading No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette Racing C7.R team of Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner from the No. 67 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT team of Richard Westbrook and Ryan Briscoe.

IMSA: Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Looks to Extend Win Streak to Four at Lime Rock

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As the GT Le Mans class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to Connecticut’s Lime Rock Park for Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech Northeast Grand Prix, the question is: can anyone stop Ford Chip Ganassi Racing?

IMSA: GTLM Battle Royale Heads to Lime Rock; Ford Gunning For Fourth Straight Win

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The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT Le Mans class field will be looking to end the three-race win streak held by Ford Chip Ganassi Racing, as the series returns to Lime Rock Park for the IMSA WeatherTech Northeast Grand Prix on July 23.

IMSA: Double Down Derani; Brazilian Carries ESM to Second-Straight Endurance Win in Sebring

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SEBRING, Fla. — staff report — Photo courtesy of IMSA — Coming off of a stirring victory in the season-opening Rolex 24 At Daytona, the No. 2 Tequila Patrón ESM Honda Ligier JS P2 returned to Victory Lane with a second consecutive triumph in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on Saturday night. And once again, it was Pipo Derani who …

IMSA: Risi Competizione Set to Take On GT Le Mans Field During Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring

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SEBRING, Fla. – official team release — Risi Competizione photo — Risi Competizione Team returns to Sebring, Fla. with its new Ferrari 488 GTLM in an attempt to add to an impressive history at the 3.74-mile, 17-turn circuit. Round two of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship series will see the 465-horsepower Prancing Horse of Giancarlo Fisichella, Toni Vilander and Davide Rigon compete against …

LE MANS: Ford Unveils Multi-Faceted, International Driver Lineup for 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

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DETROIT — official release — Ford Chip Ganassi Racing has assembled a talented team of racing drivers from across the globe, ready for its return to the Le Mans 24 Hours, 50 years on from taking outright victory at the world’s greatest endurance race. Each of the four Ford GTs will have a team of three drivers to take on …

IMSA: Ford and Ganassi Reveal Four-Man, Two-Car GT Effort for 2016 Sports Car Season

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HOMESTEAD, Fla. – official series release — IMSA photo — Ford Chip Ganassi Racing announced the four drivers who will compete in the all-new Ford GT for the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on Saturday. Drivers Ryan Briscoe, Richard Westbrook, Dirk Müller and Joey Hand have been selected for full-time rides in the two Ford GTs that will compete in …

TUSC: GT Shocker; Tandy Leads Porsche to Petit Le Mans Triumph in Rain-Shortened Race

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BRASELTON, Ga. – official series release — Scott R. LePage/LAT for IMSA photo — From winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans overall in a prototype to winning the Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda overall in a GT Le Mans (GTLM) car, something about “Le Mans” style endurance races suits Porsche North America driver Nick Tandy. With Tandy’s win at …

TUSC: TUDOR Championship Titles Up for Grabs During Petit Le Mans Weekend at Road Atlanta

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release — IMSA photo — All four TUDOR United SportsCar Championship class titles are up for grabs entering the 2015 season-ending Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta on Saturday, Oct. 3. The 10-hour endurance classic will decide the driver, team and manufacturer championships in the Prototype (P), Prototype Challenge (PC), GT …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Bryan Sellers Looking to Send Team Falken Tire Out on Top

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RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. — Story by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Performance Motorsports Network audio — Michael L. Levitt/LAT for IMSA photo — TUDOR United SportsCar Championship driver Bryan Sellers and the rest of his GTLM counterparts did not compete at Lime Rock Park on the final weekend of July. Like all racers, Sellers constantly has his …

TUSC: Man to Man; Taylor Tops Pruett for First TUDOR Championship Pole at Long Beach

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LONG BEACH, Calif. – official series release — IMSA photo — TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Prototype qualifying became a mano a mano street fight Friday at Long Beach, as young charger Ricky Taylor and seasoned veteran Scott Pruett exchanged the top position four times in the latter stages of the 15-minute session. In the end, youth trumped experience and Taylor …