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Daytona 24 Hours

The 2017’s 24 Hours of Daytona will always be remembered for the moment when Ricky Taylor took out Filipe Albuquer­que from the track, and from the vic­tory. How­ever, it would be unfair if the race were only remembered for this incid­ent. First of all, it marks the begin­ning of a new era, with changes in reg­u­la­tions that aim to bring the Dpi closer to the LMP2. This change, by itself, led to the emer­gence of a whole new gen­er­a­tion of pro­to­types where the Cadillac Dpi V.R stood out. Although with rain, the…

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Daytona 24 Hours: Mustang Sampling #5 Joao Barbosa, Filipe Albuquerque, Christian Fitipaldi with the pole

Rolex Daytona 24 Hours Joao Barbosa Mus­tang Sampling Cadillac DPi V.R #5 takes the 1st pole for the new-era; Ford Chip Ganas­si Racing made 1,2 and 3 Two Fer­rar­is and one Aston at the front row for GTD As an after­noon sun drenched on the high banks of Daytona Inter­na­tion­al Speed­way, two cars con­tin­ued to lay down the fast­est laps of the after­noon. Joao Barbosa, driv­ing the #5 Mus­tang Sampling Cadillac DPi-V.R cap­tured the pole for the 55th Run­ning of the Rolex Daytona 24 Hours. His team­mate, Dane Camer­on driv­ing the #31 Whelen…

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Roar Before 24H Daytona

Hard work­ing days at Daytona this week­end The three man­dat­ory tests days for drivers par­ti­cip­at­ing in the Rolex 24-hour Daytona at the end of Janu­ary were held last week­end. This event marks the begin­ning of the pro­fes­sion­al sea­son for the involved drivers, serving to con­front the new machines that par­ti­cip­ate in the event this year and that we have already repor­ted in JLpress. In this year, we high­light the pres­ence of three Por­tuguese. João Barbosa, two-time Weather­Tech Cham­pi­on­ship cham­pi­on (2014 and 2015) and win­ner of Tequila Patrón Endur­ance Cup in…

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55 Cars Ready For Action In Roar Before The Rolex 24 At Daytona

55 Cars Ready For Action In Roar Before The Rolex 24 At Daytona Brand-New Pro­to­types, Sev­er­al New GT Cars High­light Entry List For Three-Day Test Via Imsa Com­mu­nic­a­tions /​Nate Siebens DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The three-day Roar Before The Rolex 24 At Daytona test ses­sion has become a motor­s­ports tra­di­tion for more than a dec­ade, annu­ally sig­ni­fy­ing the start of a new year and the begin­ning of the pro­fes­sion­al motor­s­ports sea­son. In recent years, the IMSA Weather­Tech Sports­Car Cham­pi­on­ship has estab­lished a sim­il­ar – albeit unin­ten­tion­al – tra­di­tion, match­ing the num­ber of entries with…

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Filipe Albuquerque again in the 24h of Daytona

Filipe Albuquer­que again in the 24h of Daytona Por­tuguese driver will do team again with João Barbosa and Chris­ti­an Fit­tip­aldi Filipe Albuquer­que will par­ti­cip­ate again in the Rolex 24h of Daytona sched­uled on Janu­ary, 28 and 29. The Por­tuguese driver will join João Barbosa and Chris­ti­an Fit­tip­aldi at Mus­tang Sampling Team for the open­ing event of the IMSA Weather­Tech Sports­Car Cham­pi­on­ship, as last year, in what will be the fifth par­ti­cip­a­tion of Albuquer­que in the myth­ic­al Amer­ic­an race. Last year the trio were fourth in the race, expect­ing this year to…

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