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12H of Sebring: Cadillac get’s 123

The No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing/​Konica Min­olta Cadillac DPi V.R, with Ricky Taylor behind the wheel, won the 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona, with the No. 5 Action Express Mus­tang Sampling Cadillac DPi V.R fin­ish­ing second. But it wasn’t pretty – with just sev­en minutes left, Taylor nudged the No. 5 out of the way in turn 1, caus­ing the No. 5 to spin. The top two fin­ish­ers in Saturday’s 65th Annu­al Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring were the same, but Ricky Taylor didn’t need to nudge any­body this time, win­ning with a healthy…

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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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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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IMSA MotorSports 

Pipo Derani becomes the first Brazilian driver to win Daytona and Sebring in the same season.

Pipo Derani wins the 12 Hours of Sebring and becomes the first Brazili­an driver to win Daytona and Sebring in the same sea­son, sev­en weeks after win­ning the 24 Hours of Daytona. Extreme Speed Motor­s­port won the 12 Hours of Sebring, Flor­ida, last Sat­urday. It was less than 10 minutes to the end of the race when Derani ensured the vic­tory for Extreme Speed, over­tak­ing Filipe Albuquer­que and Dane Camer­on in a thrill­ing final. An undeni­able vic­tory for the Brazili­an driver Pipo Derani, 22 years old, although the short career in…

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Pipo Derani, primeiro piloto brasileiro a vencer Daytona e Sebring numa mesma temporada

Pipo Derani vence as 12 hor­as de Sebring e tor­na-se o primeiro pilo­to brasileiro a ven­cer Daytona e Sebring numa mes­ma tem­porada, sete sem­an­as depois de con­quistar as 24 Hor­as de Daytona. A Extreme Speed Motor­s­port venceu as 12 Hor­as de Sebring, na Flórida, EUA, este sábado. Faltavam men­os de 10 minutos para o final da cor­rida quan­do Derani garan­tiu a vitória para a Extreme Speed, com a ultra­pas­sagem a Filipe Albuquer­que e a Dane Camer­on numa emo­cion­ante final. Uma vitória incon­testável para o pilo­to brasileiro Pipo Derani, de apenas 22 anos e ainda com uma cur­ta car­reira nas cor­ri­das de endur­ance,…

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