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Mueller Leads Ford GT Sweep Of Front Row At Road America

Dirk Mueller was in a league of his own in qualifying Saturday at Road America, leading a Ford GT sweep of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class front row for Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase.

 

Mueller lapped the scenic 4.048-mile circuit in two minutes, 1.422 seconds (120.017 mph) in the No. 66 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT, an impressive 0.781 seconds ahead of teammate Ryan Briscoe, 2:02.203, in Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 67 entry.

 

Simpson Throws Down Late Flyer to Lead Prototype Practice at Road America

While the team heads into Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase still looking for its first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race victory, Stephen Simpson and the No. 85 JDC-Miller Motorsports team might be carrying the most momentum of anybody in the Prototype class.

Simpson provided the latest example of that on Friday afternoon at Road America, when he posted the quickest time of the day on his second-to-last lap. He toured the scenic, 4.048-mile circuit at 1 minute, 55.057 seconds (126.657 mph) in the bright yellow ORECA LM P2 prototype.

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Brings Action-Packed Competition To 12 Storied Road Racing Venues In Highly Anticipated 2018 Season

Twelve world-class road racing facilities and events highlight the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule unveiled today as part of the now annual “State of the Sport” presentation at Road America, site of this weekend’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase.

IMSA, VP Racing Fuels Commit To Long-Term Extension Of Partnership

VP Racing Fuels, Inc. has been fueling race cars in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship since its inception in 2014 and has fueled several other International Motor Sports Association (IMSA)-sanctioned series for the past several years as well.

MacNeil, WeatherTech Racing Return Home to Road America

For Cooper MacNeil, this weekend’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Road America won’t necessarily be a long-awaited homecoming.

He was just there four days ago.

Still living in the Chicago area, MacNeil hails from Hinsdale, Illinois, just two and a half hours away from the fan-favorite, 4.048-mile circuit in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Trips to Road America, like last weekend’s Milwaukee Region SCCA race, are common.

All Eyes on GTLM Title Race as WeatherTech Championship Heads to Road America

Although it took the remainder of the season to play all the way out, the 2016 Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America proved to be a turning point in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) battle for the championship.

VIR Providing Regional Fans With Events Leading Into IMSA Race Weekend

While the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship heads to Road America this weekend for the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase, preparations continue at VIRginia International Raceway for the Michelin GT Challenge on Sunday, Aug. 27.

Road America: Four Miles of Glory

The risks are greater and the rewards are sweeter at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. All four classes of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship reunite on August 3-6 for the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase in what could set the stage for epic 2017 championship battles.

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Road America: Four Miles of Glory

The risks are greater and the rewards are sweeter at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. All four classes of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship reunite on August 3-6 for the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase in what could set the stage for epic 2017 championship battles.

VISIT FLORIDA Racing Eager for Ligier Debut at Road America

For several teams in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype class, this weekend’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America starts a championship push with just three races remaining on the schedule. But for others, the final three races are more about looking ahead and gathering information for the 2018 WeatherTech Championship season.

One of those teams is VISIT FLORIDA Racing, which recently took delivery of the Ligier LM P2 race car that will make its maiden race appearance this weekend at Road America.

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