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.

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, 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 …

TUSC: Barbosa, Fittipaldi Kiss the Bricks and Win Brickyard Grand Prix at Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS — official release — Ted Rossino Jr. photo — Stretching fuel mileage to the absolute limit, Joao Barbosa won Friday’s Brickyard Grand Prix TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race in convincing fashion, driving the No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP to a 48.964-second victory over Scott Pruett, who had to settle for second place in the marquee sports car …

TUSC: Action Express Racing Returns to West Coast for Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix

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April 29, 2014 — team release — AXR photo — DENVER, N.C. – It’s been three weeks since the previous round of IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship competition at Long Beach and Action Express Racing has been busy preparing for the second stop of the West Coast swing at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca this weekend. The event marks Round 4 …

TUSC: Bourdais, Action Express Storm to Sebring Pole

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March 14, 2014 — IMSA photo — SEBRING, Fla. – Based on the team’s performance in practice, Sebastien Bourdais didn’t have great expectations for Friday afternoon’s Prototype (P) qualifying in his No. 5 Corvette Daytona Prototype. His main goal was to run a few good laps to get a better feel for the car’s performance. Instead, Bourdais not only met but exceeded …