IMSA: Mano A Mano; Action Express Cars Set To Duel For Prototype Crown

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A pair of Corvette Daytona Prototypes from Action Express Racing is separated by only one point heading into this Saturday’s Lone Star Le Mans at Circuit of The Americas, the second-to-last round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

TUSC: Action Express Confirms Unchanged Lineup Ahead of 2016 TUDOR Championship Season

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ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – official team release — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — Action Express Racing utilized a lull in the Saturday competition schedule to announce their plans for the 2016 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season prior to the weekend’s running of the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at the famed Road America circuit in Wisconsin. The No. …

TUSC: Kimber-Smith and Guasch Capture Lime Rock Glory; Win Northeast Grand Prix

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LAKEVILLE, Conn. — official series release — Scott R. LePage/LAT Photographic for IMSA photo — The winners of the two longest races on the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship schedule, Mike Guasch and Tom Kimber-Smith, gave PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports the Prototype Challenge (PC) victory at the shortest track on the circuit Saturday, capturing the Northeast Grand Prix victory at Lime Rock Park. After …

TUSC: Whelen Engineering Shifts Sponsorship From Marsh Racing to Action Express

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DENVER, N.C. – official release — John Thawley photo — Whelen Engineering will move their full-season TUDOR United SportsCar Championship sponsorship from Marsh Racing to Action Express Racing for the 2015 season. Action Express Racing will field the No. 31 Whelen Corvette Daytona Prototype next season with drivers Eric Curran and Dane Cameron joining forces behind the wheel. The Coyote-chassied …

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: Dane Cameron Leads Turner Motorsport to Thrilling GTD Victory in Monterey

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May 4, 2014 — official release — IMSA photo — MONTEREY, Calif. – A would-be race for second wound up being the battle for the win in the GT Daytona (GTD) class in the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix powered by Mazda after the GT Daytona class-leading Audi R8 LMS of Spencer Pumpelly ran out of fuel coming out of the famed …

IMSA: Dane Cameron Joins Risi Competizione Ferrari; to Pilot No. 62 at Long Beach

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April 9, 2014 — team release — Eric Gilbert/ photo — HOUSTON, TEXAS –  The only full-time Ferrari GTLM entrant, Risi Competizione, has had the most extraordinary and unfortunate of starts to its 2014 season.  The Houston-based team now though plans to re-set back to zero, put the incidents and accidents of Daytona and Sebring firmly behind it, and start the season afresh. …

TUSC: Bourdais, Action Express Storm to Sebring Pole

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March 14, 2014 — IMSA photo — SEBRING, Fla. – Based on the team’s performance in practice, Sebastien Bourdais didn’t have great expectations for Friday afternoon’s Prototype (P) qualifying in his No. 5 Corvette Daytona Prototype. His main goal was to run a few good laps to get a better feel for the car’s performance. Instead, Bourdais not only met but exceeded …

TUSC: Dane Cameron Joins Turner Motorsport

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January 2, 2014 — Amesbury, MA. – via press release — IMSA photo — With only days remaining until the Roar Before the Rolex 24 at Daytona, Turner Motorsport is anxious to announce its full plans and driver line-up for the 2014 season in both the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. Turner Motorsport will campaign …