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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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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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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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24h Le Mans: Toyota gets a mechanical damage minutes from victory

24h Le Mans: Toyota gets a mech­an­ic­al dam­age minutes from vic­tory Heart­broken. Heart­break­ing. It was in this way that the Twit­ter account of Toyota Motor­s­port summed up the mood after los­ing in the last four minutes what would be his first vic­tory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Respect­ing the typ­ic­al fair play of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Porsche and Audi aware of the efforts made by the Japan­ese in the race as well as in pre­vi­ous years, were not indif­fer­ent and sent mes­sages of encour­age­ment to the col­leagues. …

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