IMSA: Tight Class Battles Headline Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup at Halfway Point

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release — Richard Dole/LAT photo courtesy of IMSA — Tequila Patrón ESM won the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring with its Honda Ligier JS P2 Prototype, while Action Express Racing took maximum points in both mid-race segments in the No. 5 Mustang Sampling Corvette DP in the second round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar …

SOUTHEAST: Sebring Names Turn Three to Honor Six-Time 12 Hours Winner Tom Kristensen

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SEBRING, Fla. – official track release — SIR photo — Sebring Int’l Raceway has officially named turn three of the 3.74-mile circuit in honor of all-time winner Tom Kristensen. The announcement of “Kristensen Corner” was made Monday by IMSA President and COO Scott Atherton at the Sebring Hall of Fame luncheon. Kristensen was among six inductees into the Hall of …

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: 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: Olivier Pla Takes Michael Shank Racing to the Top; Scores Pole for 12 Hours of Sebring

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SEBRING, Fla. – official series release — Michael L. Levitt/LAT photo courtesy of IMSA — For the second year in a row – albeit in a different car, and for a different team – Olivier Pla was the top qualifier and scored the TOTAL Pole Award on Friday ahead of the 64th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled …

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 …

IMSA: Alegra Motorsports Set to Debut New InSync Riley BMW Prototype During 12 Hours of Sebring

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SEBRING, Fla. — official press release — Alegra Motorsports will debut its newest Prototype entry in Saturday’s Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida at Sebring Int’l Raceway. InSync Healthcare Solutions, a leading provider of integrated EMR and practice management software, revenue cycle management services, and medical transcription services to thousands of healthcare professionals throughout the United …

IMSA: Starworks Motorsport Shuffles Driver Lineup for Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring

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SEBRING, Fla. – official team release — After a difficult few weeks, Starworks Motorsport will return to Sebring, Fla. with a two car effort for the 64th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida. In late February, one of the team’s semi-tractor trailers was stolen from the Pompano Beach race shop and was eventually found …

IMSA: Action Express Racing Set to Defend Sebring Crown With New Faces & New Challengers

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SEBRING, Fla. – official series release — Michael Levitt/LAT photo courtesy of IMSA — Action Express Racing will take on a variety of challengers when it defends its victory in Saturday’s 64th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, round two of both the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season and Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup on Saturday. …

IMSA: Stevenson Motorsports Adds De Phillippi & Von Moltke to Sebring Driver Lineup

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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. – official team release — Stevenson Motorsports photo — Stevenson Motorsports has added Conner De Phillippi and Dion von Moltke to its driver roster for the Mobile 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring on March 19 at Sebring Int’l Raceway. De Phillippi will partner with Stevenson Motorsports regulars Robin Liddell and Andrew Davis to co-drive the No. 6 Audi …

IMSA: Scott Pruett Joins Action Express for 2016 Rolex 24 and 12 Hours of Sebring

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DENVER, N.C. – official team release — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — Scott Pruett will compete in the 54th annual Rolex 24 at Daytona in the No. 5 Mustang Sampling Chevrolet Corvette Daytona Prototype fielded by Action Express Racing. He will join the No. 31 Whelen/Team Fox Chevrolet Corvette DP in the other Action Express Racing entry for the …

IMSA: Madison Snow Receives Prestigious Gorsline Scholarship

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SEBRING, Fla. — official release — Gorsline Company photo — Madison Snow, of Lehi, Utah, was presented the 21st Gorsline Scholarship by John Gorsline today at the 63rd annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring fueled by Fresh From Florida. With this scholarship, Snow, who turned 19 in December, will work with Dr. Jacques Dallaire, Director of Performance Prime, on …