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CADILLAC LOOKING TO CONTINUE LONG BEACH STREAK

The trio of Cadillac Racing teams have stayed on the west coast for this weekend’s running of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Long Beach Grand Prix, Sept. 24-25. The 1.98-mile, 11-turn Long Beach circuit that runs along the waterfront has been a strong track for the Cadillac DPi-V.R. Since the DPi cars first ran there … Continue reading

MEYER SHANK RACING HEADS TO LONG BEACH

It’s been a busy three weeks for Meyer Shank Racing (MSR) it travels down the west coast, first making stops at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and Portland International Raceway for the NTT INDYCAR Series.  The team then returned to Laguna Seca last weekend for the penultimate round of the INDYCAR Championship. … Continue reading

WILL OWEN FINISHES 7th AT LONG BEACH

Will Owen finished 7th – his best result of the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in the DPi class with Juncos Racing at the BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach. Owen took to the 1.968 mile, 11-Turn street course with teammate Kyle Kaiser. Kaiser was responsible for qualifying duties and placed the … Continue reading

MUSTANG SAMPLING RACING TAKES LONG BEACH VICTORY

History repeated itself on Saturday for Mustang Sampling Racing on the streets of Long Beach, with Joao Barbosa and Filipe Albuquerque combining great pit strategy and strong race pace to score their second consecutive victory in the BUBBA Burger Sports Car Grand Prix co-driving the No. 5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi-V.R. A year ago, Albuquerque … Continue reading

PORSCHE EXTENDS IMSA CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD WITH SECOND WIN OF THE SEASON

Porsche has won round three of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Long Beach (USA). At a fiercely-contested city race in California, works drivers Earl Bamber (New Zealand) and Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) secured first place at the wheel of the ca. 510 hp No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR. The Sebring winners Patrick Pilet (France) and … Continue reading

WHELEN ENGINEERING RACING TAKES SIXTH AT LONG BEACH

Looking to claim a second consecutive trophy in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar competition, Whelen Engineering Racing had a nearly perfect BUBBA Burger Sports Car Grand Prix event weekend before a miscue on pit lane cost the team the outcome they had been hoping for. Felipe Nasr started from second on the grid with the No. 31 … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL FINISH IMSA SPORTSCAR GRAND PRIX AT LONG BEACH IN SEVENTH AND EIGHTH POSITIONS

Despite disappointing seventh and eighth place GTLM class finishes in today’s IMSA BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach, both BMW Team RLL BMW M8 GTE machines showed the best pace of the weekend and the increased speed is an encouraging sign for the upcoming races. Unfortunately, the 1.968-mile, 11-turn temporary street circuit … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL QUALIFIES SEVENTH AND EIGHTH FOR IMSA LONG BEACH GRAND PRIX

BMW Team RLL will start the IMSA BUBBA Burger Long Beach Grand Prix from the rear of the GTLM field after a disappointing qualifying session left them in the seventh and eighth starting positions. Tom Blomqvist posted a 1:17.021 minute lap around the 1.968-mile, 11-turn temporary street circuit to qualify the No. 25 BMW M8 … Continue reading

FRONT ROW START FOR WHELEN ENGINEERING RACING AT LONG BEACH

Whelen Engineering Racing driver Felipe Nasr got off to a fast start for the BUBBA Burger Sports Car Grand Prix on Friday, scoring the second fastest time during the qualifying session after posting a 1:11.550-second lap. The No. 31 Whelen Engineering Racing Cadillac DPi V.R of Nasr and Pipo Derani kicked off the weekend with … Continue reading

BARBOSA SCORES LONG BEACH SECOND ROW START FOR MUSTANG SAMPLING RACING

Mustang Sampling Racing driver Joao Barbosa saved his best for last in Friday evening’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship qualifying, capturing a position on the second row for Saturday’s Bubba Burger Grand Prix on his final flying lap. Barbosa turned a final lap of 1:11.870-seconds in the No. 5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi-V.R to secure the … Continue reading

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