HSR’s Classic 12 Hour At Sebring On Deck

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An amazing lineup of legendary race cars from the last 50 years and an even older collection of historically significant airplanes have descended upon Sebring Int’l Raceway this week for the second annual Historic Sportscar Racing Classic 12 Hour at Sebring, Pistons and Props, Nov. 29 through Dec. 3.

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 …

CTSCC: First Time’s the Charm; Cassels & Hindman Grab Sebring 150 Win in Bodymotion’s Cayman GT4

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SEBRING, Fla. – official series release — IMSA photo — The first time proved to be a charm for Bodymotion Racing’s new Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport in IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge competition. Cameron Cassels and Trent Hindman combined to give Porsche’s new turnkey race car its first victory in international competition, winning Friday’s Sebring 150. It was the first …

CTSCC: Maxwell Takes Multimatic to the Top; Wins Continental Tire Challenge Pole in Sebring

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SEBRING, Fla. – official series release — Jake Galstad/LAT photo courtesy of IMSA — Multimatic Motorsports nailed the setup on the No. 15 Ford Performance Ford Shelby GT350R-C for Thursday’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge qualifying, and Scott Maxwell used his first flying lap to capture the TOTAL Pole Award for Friday’s Sebring 150. The Canadian driver recorded a lap of 2:16.834 …

SOUTHEAST: Dylan Murry Named Recipient of 2016 Gorsline Scholarship in Sebring

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SEBRING, Fla. – official press release — Brian Cleary photo — Dylan Murry was presented the 22nd Gorsline Scholarship by John Gorsline Thursday ahead of the 64th annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring fueled by Fresh From Florida. With this scholarship, Murry, 15, will work with Dr. Jacques Dallaire, director of Performance Prime, on an individually-designed performance-enhancement program, and …

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 …