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Filipe Albuquerque interview to JLpress Sports

Filipe Albuquer­que is, in our opin­ion, one of the best drivers of today. He really makes a dif­fer­ence in a team. We chal­lenged a group of racing fans to make some ques­tions to Filipe Albuquer­que. Fabrice Mar­tins asked: FM – What team will you be run­ning this year’s Le Mans 24 hours? FA – I have not yet con­firmed the par­ti­cip­a­tion in the 24h of Le Mans. JLpress – Hav­ing already tested the new Ligi­er JS P217 and for the car you drove at WEC last year, what are the main dif­fer­ences between the two? FA –…

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Cadillac revealed the all-new 2017 Cadillac DPi-V.R

Cadillac Racing expands by reen­ter­ing pro­to­type endur­ance racing The 2017 IMSA Weather­Tech Sports­Car Cham­pi­on­ship series is North America’s fast­est and most tech­no­lo­gic­ally advanced sports car com­pet­i­tion NEW YORK — Cadillac revealed the all-new 2017 Cadillac DPi-V.R race car and announced that it will com­pete in the 2017 IMSA Weather­Tech Sports­Car Cham­pi­on­ship series, Pro­to­type ℗ class. The 2017 Cadillac DPi-V.R will first be driv­en com­pet­it­ively at the 2017 IMSA sea­son open­er — the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 28 – 29, 2017 — by teams from Wayne Taylor Racing and Action Express Racing. THE PINNACLE OF

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Action Express Racing Announces 2017 Driver Lineup

Action Express Racing 2017 Driver Lineup DENVER, NC (Oct. 25, 2016) Action Express Racing announced today that the team’s cham­pi­on­ship-​win­ning 2016 driver lineup in the IMSA Weather­Tech Sports­Car Cham­pi­on­ship – fea­tur­ing Joao Barbosa, Dane Camer­on, Eric Cur­ran and Chris­ti­an Fit­tip­aldi – will return to the team for the 2017 sea­son. Camer­on and Cur­ran, who shared time behind the steer­ing wheel of the No. 31 Whelen Engineering/​Team Fox Cor­vette DP, earned the 2016 driver’s cham­pi­on­ship in the Pro­to­type class. Barbosa and Fit­tip­aldi, drivers of the No. 5 Mus­tang Sampling Cor­vette DP, col­lec­ted this year’s Tequila Patrón North…

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ACTION EXPRESS RACING POWERS TODOUBLE PODIUM IN THE 64TH ANNUAL MOBILTWELVE HOURS OF SEBRING

Via Kyle Zimmerman/​Action Express Racing Pho­to AXRa­cing SEBRING, Fla. (19 March 2016) – Action Express Racing car­ried the ban­ner for Chev­ro­let in the pro­to­type class, post­ing fin­ishes of second and third in the 64th annu­al Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. Dane Camer­on and Filipe Albuquer­que found them­selves locked in a race between team­mates after a restart with just over 20 minutes remain­ing in the event. The Whelen Engin­eer­ing Cor­vette DP, piloted by Camer­on and the Mus­tang Sampling Cor­vette DP wheeled by Filipe Albuquer­que quickly worked through traf­fic, put­ting dis­tance between them­selves and even­tu­al…

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IMSA MotorSports 

FITTIPALDI AND BARBOSA LOOKING TO DEFEND THEIR TITLE

FITTIPALDI AND BARBOSA LOOKING TO DEFEND THEIR TITLE IN THE 12 HOURS OF SEBRING WITH THE MUSTANG SAMPLING CORVETTE DP Via Action Express Racing Pho­to Action Express Racing SEBRING, Fla. (14 March 2016) A per­fect race at one of the world’s most dif­fi­cult and demand­ing cir­cuits is a feat few teams ever exper­i­ence. For Chev­ro­let, it had been 50 years since win­ning an over­all vic­tory in North America’s longest run­ning endur­ance com­pet­i­tion. How­ever, on March 21, 2015 the Mus­tang Sampling Chev­ro­let Cor­vette Daytona Pro­to­type from Action Express Racing ended the drought for…

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