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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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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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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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