IMSA: CORE Autosport Finalizes 2016 Driver Lineup; Braun and Bennett to Return Full-Time

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ROCK HILL, S.C. – official team release — CORE Autosport photo — Five-time IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype Challenge champions CORE Autosport have finalized their driver lineup for the 2016 season. Jon Bennett and Colin Braun will continue to drive the No. 54 Composite Resources/Flex Box ORECA FLM09 with Mark Wilkins joining the pair for the Tequila Patrón North American …

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: Ganassi Ford EcoBoost Wins Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring

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SEBRING, Fla. (March 16, 2014) – IMSA cover photo — America’s oldest sports car race made history in many different ways on Saturday in the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup event at Sebring International Raceway. The 62nd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida marked the first victory for the …

TUSC: Dixon Fastest In CGRFS Ford To Lead Day 1 Practice at Sebring

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SEBRING, Fla. (March 13, 2014) – IMSA photo — The No. 02 Ford EcoBoost/Riley of Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates came out of the blocks strong in Thursday’s practice sessions, leading TUDOR United SportsCar Championship preparation for Saturday’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida. Saturday’s race serves as both the second round of the …

TUSC: Action Express Racing Wins Second Career Rolex 24 at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 26, 2014) – It was an instant classic for the debut of a new chapter in North American motorsports. The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup debuted with a record crowd and a thrilling finish in the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona, won by Joao Barbosa, Christian Fittipaldi and Sebastien …

ROLEX 24: Gurney Scores Second Career Rolex 24 Pole Position

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January 23, 2014 — IMSA photo — DAYTONA BEACH, FL — There is no shortage of racing history when it comes to the last name, “Gurney,” but Alex Gurney added another entry in the record books by winning the TOTAL Pole Award for this weekend’s 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona (FOX, Saturday, 2 p.m. ET) the first event in TUDOR United …

TUSC: Bennett, Braun Team For Third-Straight PC Season

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January 2, 2014 — IMSA photo — ROCK HILL, S.C. – Jon Bennett and Colin Braun will team up once again for CORE autosport in the Prototype Challenge class, driving the No. 54 ORECA FLM09 in the new 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Braun and team owner Bennett are on a mission to win CORE’s fourth-consecutive PC Team Championship, while …