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TRG Doubles Down For Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca With Aston Martin, Lamborghini

The Racers Group (TRG) is headed to Monterey to reveal a few surprises that have been in the works at its Petaluma, CA-based headquarters.

Pruett Set To Begin Testing With Lexus F Performance

Scott Pruett found himself in an unfamiliar role at Long Beach, giving VIP rides in a Lexus RC F Cup car “with a lot of serious tuning.” The leading winner in major North American sports car competition with 60 victories and 10 championships, Pruett will return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship later this year with the new F Performance team in a Lexus RC F GT3.

Mazda Returns to Sharp End of WeatherTech Championship Prototype Field

Mazda isn’t used to losing, but that’s what has been happening for the past two seasons in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

In 2012, Mazda was third of eight manufacturers in GRAND-AM’s GT series, with two wins and seven podium finishes. In 2011, one win, nine podium finishes on the way to a second-place finish in the championship. In 2010, they dominated GT, winning the championship and six races.

Roger Penske Enjoyed Sports Car Stardom Before Team Ownership

Before becoming a successful car owner, Roger Penske was recognized as one of America’s top sports car drivers.

The Pennsylvanian was named SCCA Driver of the Year in 1960 by Sports Illustrated and won several major races across the United States during his brief career behind the wheel.

Lone Star Racing Announces Four-Race GTD Campaign

Dan Knox and the Lone Star Racing team have announced a four-race IMSA GT Daytona (GTD) WeatherTech SportsCar Championship campaign with Knox and Mike Skeen co-driving the No. 80 ACS Manufacturing Dodge Viper GT3-R.

Lone Star Racing's 2016 IMSA schedule begins at next weekend’s Continental Tire Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca where Knox and Skeen will co-drive together for the first time.

42 Cars Entered For Continental Monterey Grand Prix

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today released a 42-car entry for the Continental Monterey Grand Prix powered by Mazda at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Sunday, May 1, Round 4 of the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.


Long Beach Hails New Winner of DEKRA Green Award

The Bubba Burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach was held last weekend on April 15-16. Which team ran most efficient and clean to take home the DEKRA Green Award? The No. 4 Corvette Racing Corvette C7.R with Tommy Milner and Oliver Gavin.

Michelin to Sponsor “Michelin GT Challenge” at VIRginia International Raceway

Michelin North America and VIRginia International Raceway today announced that Michelin will become the title sponsor for the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR, the track’s largest race of the year. The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race takes place as the culmination of a premier racing weekend at VIR, Aug. 26 to 28.

Taylor Brothers Repeat at Long Beach in Corvette Prototype

Beaten out for the TOTAL Pole Award on Friday, Ricky Taylor didn’t need long to make amends. Driving the No. 10 Konica Minolta Corvette DP, Taylor bested polesitter Christian Fittipaldi into Turn 1 on the opening lap and paired with his brother Jordan in winning Saturday’s BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach.

Porsche Wins GTLM Class At Long Beach With Late-Race Pass

Overcoming a mid-race penalty with a late-race pass, the No. 911 Porsche North America Porsche 911 RSR entry of Patrick Pilet and Nick Tandy crossed the finish line first at the BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach, the lone IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship street course of the year for the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class.