TUSC: Halfway Update; Wayne Taylor Racing Leads Rolex 24 at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — Night has fallen at the Daytona International Speedway, but the Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette Daytona Prototype is heating up on track during the 53rd Rolex 24 at Daytona. Currently being driven by Jordan Taylor, the Konica Minolta-sponsored Prototype is …

TUSC: Michael Shank Racing Signs McMurry For Patron Endurance Cup Races

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PATASKALA, Ohio – official team release — John Brooks/MSR photo — As Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian debuts its new Ligier JS P2 in the 2015 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, the team will also welcome a new driver to its roster as rising star Matt McMurry joins the 2012 Rolex 24-winning team for the 2015 Tequila Patron North American …

SPORTS CARS: Fogarty And Hansson Join ESM/Tequila Patrón Lineup For 2015

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RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. – official team release – ESM photo — The Tequila Patrón ESM team has completed its driver lineup for the 2015 sports car racing season. Scott Sharp, Ed Brown, Ryan Dalziel and Johannes van Overbeek return as full-season co-drivers of the two Tequila Patrón-sponsored Honda Performance Development ARX-04b coupes. They will be joined by Jon Fogarty and …

TUSC: Bourdais Returns to Action Express For Three Patron Endurance Cup Races in 2015

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DENVER, N.C. — official team release – Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — Sébastien Bourdais will return to Action Express Racing in 2015 determined to win back-to-back Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cups (NAEC). Bourdais returns after the successful 2014 campaign in which he was the team’s third driver for three of the four NAEC races. “It is very exciting …

TUSC: Dempsey Teams Up With Wright Motorsports for 2015 Patrón Endurance Cup

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BATAVIA, Ohio — official release — Patrick Dempsey of Dempsey Racing announced on Wednesday that he will partner with Wright Motorsports for the 2015 Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup, the four premier endurance races in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. The team name for the effort, which will see Wright Motorsports provide a full in-house program, will be Dempsey/Wright Motorsports. …

TUSC: Red, White and Blue; Taylor Brothers Become First Americans to Win Petit Le Mans

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BRASELTON, Ga. – official release — LAT/IMSA photo — Sixteen years after winning the inaugural Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda, Wayne Taylor brought his boys and a long-time friend to victory lane in the 10-hour TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season finale at Road Atlanta. Ricky and Jordan Taylor co-drove the No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing Konica Minolta Corvette DP with …

TUSC: Fittipaldi Ready to Finish; Championship Co-Leader Wins Petit Le Mans Pole

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BRASELTON, Ga. – official release — Ted Rossino Jr. photo — Action Express Racing came to Road Atlanta with a long “to do” list for Saturday’s season-ending Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda, including capturing team and driver championships for both the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. Winning the TOTAL Pole Award was on that …

TUSC: Petit Le Mans to Decide 2014 TUDOR Championship Titles

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BRASELTON, Ga. – official release — Richard Dole/LAT photo — The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship 2014 season will come to a close this weekend at Road Atlanta with the 17th annual Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda. This 10-hour race will not just decide the season long championship chases in all of the classes, it also will decide the various …

TUSC: Jerome Mee Joins Performance Tech for Petit Le Mans

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HOUSTON – official release — AVR photo — Alta Velocita Racing driver and team owner Jerome Mee will join TUDOR United SportsCar Championship team Performance Tech Motorsports for the prestigious Petit Le Mans endurance race Oct. 2-4 at Road Atlanta. Mee, from Houston, will team with David Ostella and James French in Performance Tech’s driver lineup in the No. 38 Dash …

TUSC: GB Autosport Ready to Rebound in Sebring Debut

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Sebring, FL (March 13, 2014) – Photo Credit Porsche/Sunday Group — After taking multiple hits in the team’s IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship debut in the Rolex 24 At Daytona in January, GB Autosport is ready to come back strong with the No. 81 Porsche GT America powered by Tully’s Coffee in the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled …

TUSC: Action Express Corvette DP Closes Out Sebring Test On Top

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SEBRING, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2014) – The No. 5 Corvette DP from Action Express Racing continues to build momentum in the early stages of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, as Sébastien Bourdais drove the Rolex 24 At Daytona-winning machine to the top of the time chart on Friday for the second consecutive day at the Sebring International Raceway winter test. …

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 …