|2013 SEASON STARTS WITH SEBRING WINTER TEST|
| ALMS cars on-track Feb. 7-8
The countdown to the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida is less than 70 days, but the start of the 2013 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón is much sooner than that.
The annual Sebring Winter Test is scheduled for Feb. 5-8 at Sebring International Raceway. ALMS cars are on-track on Feb. 7-8 with IMSA's three development series – Cooper Tire Prototype Lites powered by Mazda, IMSA GT3 Challenge by Yokohama and Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin – and Cooper Tires USF2000 powered by Mazda running the two days prior.
The test sessions take place a little more than a month from the start of the 15th season of the American Le Mans Series. The test is open to the public, and tickets are $10. No overnight camping is permitted.
|CORVETTE Z06 SPRINTS TO 60 MPH IN LESS THAN 3 SECONDS• New eight-speed automatic enables 2.95-sec. 0-60 time, 10.95-sec. quarter-mile|
DETROIT – The performance of the all-new, 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 establishes it as one of the most capable vehicles on the market – and one of the few to achieve sub-3-second 0-60 performance and a sub-11-second quarter-mile time.
'The Corvette has long been known as America's sports car,' said Mark Reuss, General Motors' executive vice president, Global Product Development. 'With the capabi....
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Series participation has grown steadily throughout the season, with more teams and drivers drawn to the excitement of racing in the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Super Trofeo car and the experience and ....
|NISSAN TEAMS LOOK TO END CTSCC SEASON ON A HIGH NOTE AT ROAD ATLANTANASHVILLE, Tenn. – Doran Racing has been a strong contender throughout the 2014 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge (CTSCC) season, a series of 12 races that began in late January and will come to a close Friday at Road Atlanta's 2.54-mile, 12-turn road course.|
Doran Racing's Brad Jaeger is fifth in the Grand Sport driver's championship standings heading into Friday's 2.5-hour race that starts at 1:15 p.m. ET. Doran Racing is also in fifth among manufacturers, just two points ou....
|Laurens Vanthoor wins title in Blancpain Endurance Series for Audi• #1 Audi R8 LMS ultra wins in finale at the Nürburgring |
Belgian Audi Club Team WRT wins teams' classification as well
• First title for the Audi R8 LMS ultra in the 2014 season
Laurens Vanthoor in the Audi R8 LMS ultra won the driver title in the Blancpain Endurance Series (BES) for Audi Sport customer racing. In the season finale, the Nürburgring 1000, the mere 23-year-old Belgian together with Christopher Mies and César Ramos was victorious in difficult condition....
|YOKOHAMA TIRE CORPORATION'S NEW iceGUARD iG52c™ WINTER TIRE NOW ON SALE• Special compound designed to handle all winter conditions|
FULLERTON, CA – (Sept. 23, 2014) – From slush to snow to ice, winter driving can be a challenge. That's why Yokohama Tire Corporation has added a new member to its winter tire line, the iceGUARD iG52c™. The tire, designed to handle all wintry conditions, is now available in the U.S. in 39 sizes for a wide variety of vehicles.
'The iceGUARD iG52c is extremely versatile and excels during one of the most unpredictable ....
|BENTLEY MOTORSPORT & ABSOLUTE RACING TO COMPETE IN CHINA• Continental GT3 set to race in Shanghai and Macau in 2014|
• Absolute Racing partners with Bentley
• Third continent for Bentley's race-winning GT3 programme
(Crewe, 23rd September 2014) Bentley Motorsport announces the next phase of its race-winning Continental GT3 programme, with the signing of a partnership with Absolute Racing in China. The Continental GT3 will make its Chinese race debut in the Shanghai round of the GT Asia series from 10th to 12th October, following a display ....
|PORSCHE'S 914 HONORED AT 20TH AMELIA CONCOURS d'ELEGANCEThe 20th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance will honor the first mid-engine production Porsche, the 914 in all its variants. |
At first some Porsche purists lamented the Porsche 914's seemingly humble origins. They whispered the 'V-Word' . . . Volkswagen. The reality was that the 914 is a blood descendant of the seminal Gmund Porsche, the first car to wear the family name and the crest, a pure sports car designed around a Volkswagen-sourced air-cooled flat-four and a mid-engine con....