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2016 Lone Star Le Mans Qualifying At Circuit Of The Americas

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2016 Lone Star Le Mans Qualifying At Circuit Of The Americas

Watch the exciting qualifying session from the 2016 Lone Star Le Mans from Circuit of The Americas. The eleventh race of the 2016 WeatherTech Championship season.

Corvette Daytona Prototype Wins Third TOTAL Pole Award Of 2016

By less than a blink of an eye, Ricky Taylor captured his first TOTAL Pole Award of the season, leading IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship qualifying for Saturday’s Lone Star Le Mans at Circuit of The Americas (live, FS2, 12:30 p.m. ET).

Taylor ran a lap of 1:58.712 (103.1 mph) in the No. 10 Konica Minolta Corvette Daytona Prototype co-driven by his brother Jordan. He beat out Tristan Nunez by a scant 0.003 seconds in a session that saw the top five Prototypes separated by just 0.709 seconds.

Ford GT Takes Lone Star Le Mans GTLM Pole

As difficult as it may be to believe, given his record of success, it wasn’t until Friday’s qualifying session for Saturday’s two-hour, 40-minute Lone Star Le Mans that Ryan Briscoe earned his first career pole position in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competition.

The Aussie checked that accomplishment off the list courtesy of a best qualifying lap of 2 minutes, 4.188 seconds (98.5 mph) in the No. 67 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT in the 15-minute GT Le Mans (GTLM) class qualifying session.

Porsche Takes Sixth GTD Pole

No driver or manufacturer in the WeatherTech Championship GT Daytona (GTD) class has more pole positions this season than Alex Riberas and Porsche.

Riberas earned his fourth TOTAL Pole Award of the season and Porsche’s sixth GTD pole during a hot afternoon qualifying session at Circuit of The Americas. Riberas posted a best lap of 2 minutes, 8.568 seconds (95.2 mph) in the No. 23 Heart of Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R he shares with co-driver Mario Farnbacher.

Alon Wins Third PC Pole Of Season For PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports

Making a late-season charge into Prototype Challenge (PC) championship contention, Robert Alon won his third TOTAL Pole Award of 2016 in the No. 52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports Professional Security Consultants/Westfield ORECA FLM09. Alon tamed the 20-turn, 3.4-mile circuit in 2:01.847 (100.4 mph), leading a session that saw the four fastest cars separated by only 0.458 seconds.

Michael Shank Racing To Lead 2017 Acura NSX GT3 IMSA Effort

Acura Motorsports today announced that Michael Shank Racing will lead the company’s effort in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, while RealTime Racing will continue to head the manufacturer’s attack in the SCCA Pirelli World Challenge.  Each team will field a pair of new Acura NSX GT3 race cars, now being prepared for FIA homologation.

A Lap Around Circuit of The Americas

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A Lap Around Circuit of The Americas

Take a lap around Circuit of The Americas with Tom Long in the No. 70 Mazda Motorsports Prototype.

Corvette Daytona Prototype Paces Opening Practice For Lone Star Le Mans

Looking to score a third consecutive victory in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competition, Dane Cameron turned a lap of 1:58.139 (103.6 mph) in the No. 31 Action Express Racing Whelen Engineering Corvette Daytona Prototype to lead Thursday’s opening practice for Saturday’s Lone Star Le Mans.

Busy Weekend for Chip Ganassi Racing Begins with IMSA Event at Circuit of The Americas

There are professional trucking companies that have fewer rigs on the road than Chip Ganassi does this weekend. For the first time, every race car Ganassi has, almost every driver he employs, will be on track this weekend.

The six racing series Ganassi competes in – IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the World Endurance Championship, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series, IndyCar and Global Rally Cross – are all in action this weekend, in far-flung locales.

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