SPORTS CARS: Porsche Unveils North American Driver Lineups For 2017

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Seven Porsche Motorsport factory drivers will focus their efforts on North American-based programs in 2017, with two more having already received their assignments for the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup long-distance events.

WTSC: Porsche North America to Return to WeatherTech Championship in 2016

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STUTTGART, Germany – official team release — Richard Dole/LAT photo — Porsche will again contest the highest level of U.S. sports car racing in 2016. The Porsche North America works squad will campaign two 911 RSR at the 11 rounds of the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (2015 still the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship), the most important sports car race series in the U.S. and …

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: Porsche Factory Squad to Campaign Three Cars at Austin

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ATLANTA – official release — IMSA/Porsche North America photo — Porsche’s North America works team will field a third Porsche 911 RSR for the first time this season at the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship round in Austin, Texas on Sept. 20. Along with the 911 RSR run by the United State’s customer squad Team Falken Tire, four 470 hp GT …

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: 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 …