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Event Preview: Flying Lizard Motorsports at Watkins Glen International

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y., (August 28, 2019) – The Pirelli GT4 America series has entered in to its final three race events of the year, beginning with this weekend’s double header at Watkins Glen International. Flying Lizard Motorsports returns to the track for a third time in their 15 year history, defending Mike Hedlund’s 2018 win.…
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August 28, 2019 0

Darren Law to Join CP Racing for 24H Barcelona

PHOENIX, Ariz., (August 26, 2019) — Darren Law, former full time driver and now program manager and team owner at Flying Lizard Motorsports, will return to the driver’s seat this weekend for the 24H Barcelona with CP Racing. Replacing Shane Lewis, Law will race in the No. 85 Mercedes AMG GT3, alongside Charles Putman, Charles…
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August 26, 2019 0

Big Diehl Racing Rebounds from Mechanical for Fourth Place Finish at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (August 25, 2019) – After a series of mechanical issues plagued Big Diehl Racing at Road America for the Trans Am weekend, the team rebounded to earn a fourth place finish with the No. 81 Ford Mustang sponsored by Skip Barber Racing School. The Trans Am Championship Presented by Pirelli weekend dealt…
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August 25, 2019 0

Parker Chase Uses Racing Program to Benefit Music Movement Non-Profit

NASHVILLE, Tenn., (August 19, 2019) – This week professional race car driver Parker Chase will combine two of his greatest passions, music and motorsports, by attending a two day event that will introduce the Tennessee Wireless Association to Music Movement. Chase has been a longtime supporter of Music Movement, which provides funding for music-centric programs,…
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August 19, 2019 0

Big Diehl Racing Earns Top Five Finish at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

LEXINGTON, OH., (July 13, 2019) – Last weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Big Diehl Racing and Thomas Merrill returned to competition in the Trans Am Championship powered by Pirelli, earning their third time five finish of the season with the No. 81 Ford Mustang sponsored by Skip Barber Racing School. Merrill qualified the Mustang…
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July 13, 2019 0

Bettenhausen Readies for Portland International Raceway Debut

PORTLAND, Ore., (July 11, 2019) – With 40 cars expected to compete in this weekend’s the 59th Annual Rose Cup Races presented by Fastlife.TV, race car driver Ben Bettenhausen is set to make his Portland International Raceway (PIR) debut in the No. 95 TechSport Racing Subaru BRZ tS. “I’m very excited to run for the…
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July 11, 2019 0

Event Preview: Lizards Return to Portland with Dinan and Foley

SONOMA, Calif., (July 10, 2019) – The Pirelli GT4 America series heads to Portland International Raceway this weekend and Flying Lizard Motorsports will return to the track with Michael Dinan, Robby Foley, and their Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport. The duo took an eight week break from competition following a shoulder fracture that sidelined Dinan…
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July 10, 2019 0

Starworks Motorsports Withdraws from Upcoming Northeast IMSA Events

DEERFIELD, Fla., (July 3, 2019) – Following a challenging first-half of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season, Starworks Motorsports has opted to withdraw its No. 8 Audi R8 LMS from the upcoming events at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and Lime Rock Park. “It has been our goal all along to run the full season, but…
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July 3, 2019 0

Skeen Joins Starworks Motorsport for Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., (June 25, 2019) – The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to endurance racing this weekend at Watkins Glen International, and Starworks Motorsports has secured Mike Skeen to race alongside full season drivers Ryan Dalziel and Parker Chase in the No. 8 Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo. Skeen replaces Ezequiel Companc, who raced…
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June 25, 2019 0

Sonoma Recap: Vogel Nets Consistent Results in SRO America Debut

SONOMA, Calif., (June 9, 2019) – Sports car driver Erin Vogel made her professional racing debut this weekend in the SRO sanctioned GT4 America series at Sonoma Raceway with Flying Lizard Motorsports. Coming from the Porsche Trophy West USA series, Vogel immersed herself in the highly competitive series for the weekend’s double header event, finishing…
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June 9, 2019 0

Elghanayan Confident in Sonoma Double Header Following Win in Canada

SONOMA, Calif., (June 5, 2019) – Two weeks after his first win of the 2019 Pirelli GT4 America win at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Californian sports car racer Nicolai Elghanayan is still riding the high of victory, his third in the series. This weekend, the Laguna Beach native will race his No. 71 KTM X-Bow…
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June 5, 2019 0

Event Preview: Flying Lizard Ready for Home Race at Sonoma Raceway

SONOMA, Calif., (June 5, 2019) – Flying Lizard Motorsports has little distance to travel for the next rounds of the GT4 America championship this weekend at Sonoma Raceway. With three of their four California based shops on site at Sonoma Raceway, the team will race in front of their home crowd this weekend with Erin…
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June 5, 2019 0

Bettenhausen Heads West for Next SRO America TCA Rounds at Sonoma Raceway

SONOMA, Calif., (June 4, 2019) — Five weeks have passed since the most recent round of the TC America championship at VIRginia International Raceway, and this weekend the action resumes in California at Sonoma Raceway. Ben Bettenhausen will be one of forty cars in the TC America field, racing his Subaru BRZ tS with TechSport…
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June 4, 2019 0

Starworks Motorsport Aims to Repeat Past Success at Detroit Grand Prix

BELLE ISLE, Mich., (May 30, 2019) – Following a challenging start to the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the drivers and crew at Starworks Motorsport are optimistic heading into their first street course race of the year, the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic in Detroit, Michigan. The three day festival of speed will take place May…
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May 30, 2019 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Announces Return to Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with Toyo Tires®

SONOMA, Calif., (MAY 21, 2019) – After a second place finish in their Pikes Peak International Hill Climb debut in 2018, Flying Lizard Motorsports is set to return to the Race to the Clouds with Toyo Tires and race veteran Clint Vahsholtz, racing a McLaren 650S GT3. In the team’s Pikes Peak debut, Vahsholtz and…
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May 21, 2019 0

Paul Miller Racing Returns to Mid-Ohio as Championship Points Leaders

PARSIPPANY, N.J., (April 30, 2018) — Six weeks after a victorious performance at the Twelve Hours of Sebring, Paul Miller Racing enters the next round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship as the GTD class point leaders. With two podiums in as many races, the No. 48 TOTAL Lubricants/UIS Huracán Lamborghini race team will be…
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May 2, 2018 0

Tequila Patrón ESM Brings Nissan Prototypes to Mid-Ohio

RIVIERA BEACH., Fla. (May 2, 2018) — Following a second place finish last month at the Long Beach Grand Prix, Tequila Patrón ESM will travel to Lexington, Ohio this weekend for the next round in the IMSA WeatherTech series, the Acura SportsCar Challenge at Mid-Ohio SportsCar Course. The No. 2 Nissan Onroak DPi and the…
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May 2, 2018 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Scores Podium in Virginia

ALTON, Vir. (April 30, 2018) – Flying Lizard Motorsports earned its 94th podium on Saturday at Virginia International Raceway at the Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of Virginia. Mike Hedlund and the No. 45 Audi R8 LMS finished tenth overall in race two, scoring a second place finish in the GTSA class, Hedlund’s second podium…
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April 30, 2018 0

Virginia Preview: Flying Lizard Motorsports Prepared for Success at VIRginia International Raceway

ALTON, Vir., (April 25, 2018) – After a month break in the Pirelli World Challenge GTS calendar, Flying Lizard Motorsports returns to VIRginia International Raceway this weekend for rounds three and four of the SprintX championship with Mike Hedlund, Adam Merzon, and Ryan Eversley in the pair of Audi R8 LMS GT4 cars. In preparation…
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April 25, 2018 0

Tequila Patrón ESM Returns to Podium at Long Beach Grand Prix

LONG BEACH, Cal., (April 15, 2018) – Strong strategy, fast pit stops, and commanding passes from the Tequila Patrón ESM squad earned the team a second place finish Saturday afternoon at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s BUBBA burger SportsCar Grand Prix at Long Beach. Scott Sharp and Ryan Dalziel piloted the Nissan Onroak DPi to…
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April 15, 2018 0

Tequila Patrón ESM Aims for Continued Success on the Streets of Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Cal., (April 12, 2018) – The streets of Long Beach California come alive for this weekend’s BUBBA burger SportsCar Grand Prix at Long Beach as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship begins the first of three consecutive sprint races on the 2018 calendar. Twelve Hours of Sebring race winners and Round 2 champions of…
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April 12, 2018 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports and Toyo Tires® Set Sights on Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

SONOMA, Cal., (April 5, 2018) — After winning three consecutive runs together at the 25 Hours of Thunderhill, Flying Lizard Motorsports and Toyo Tires® have partnered to enter a car in the 2018 Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb this June. Colorado native and Pikes Peak master Clint Vasholtz will drive the No. 45 Flying Lizard…
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April 5, 2018 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Produces Monumental Effort at Circuit of the Americas

AUSTIN, Tex., (March 25, 2018) – Rounds one and two of the Pirelli World Challenge SprintX Championship dealt Flying Lizard Motorsports a challenging hand, but the Audi R8 LMS GT4 team persisted to close out the weekend with two strong finishes at Circuit of the Americas. Mike Hedlund started the Texas weekend in a strong…
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March 25, 2018 0

Eric Curran Joins Callaway Competition USA for SprintX Championship

TEMECULA, Cal., (March 19, 2018) — Following a successful debut for the Callaway Competition USA Corvette C7 GT3-R on the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida earlier this month, German driver Daniel Keilwitz will be joined by American Eric Curran this week for the Pirelli World Challenge at Circuit of the Americas for the first race…
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March 19, 2018 0

Paul Miller Racing Takes Championship Lead with Sebring Twelve Hour Triumph

SEBRING, Fla., (March 18, 2018) — Before the start of the 12 Hours of Sebring, Paul Miller Racing driver Madison Snow remarked the consistency in lap times and clean driving would be the key to the team’s success in the 66th Annual Twelve Hours of Sebring. The young American was right, and in the end,…
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March 18, 2018 0

Tequila Patrón ESM Claims Overall Victory at Twelve Hours of Sebring

SEBRING, Fla., (March 18, 2018) – Tequila Patrón ESM claimed a repeat victory Saturday evening at Sebring International Raceway when the No. 22 Nissan Onroak DPi crossed the finish line in first position after running for twelve hours and 344 laps. Drivers Pipo Derani, Johannes van Overbeek, and Nico Lapierre ran a flawless race to…
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March 18, 2018 0

Paul Miller Racing Qualifies in Top Five for Twelve Hours of Sebring

SEBRING, Fla., (March 16, 2018) – The 66th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Presented by Advance Auto Parts kicks off Saturday morning, and the No. 48. TOTAL/UIS Lamborghini Huracán GT3 will start in fifth place after a strong qualifying effort from driver Madison Snow. “Madison put down a strong lap in qualifying and…
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March 16, 2018 0

Paul Miller Racing Carries Momentum to Sebring International Raceway

SEBRING, Fla., (March 14, 2018) – The second round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship takes place this weekend at Sebring International Raceway, and Paul Miller Racing is bringing with them the momentum of a podium finish at the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The No. 48 TOTAL/UIS Lamborghini Huracán GT3 currently sits third in the…
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March 14, 2018 0

Tequila Patrón ESM Ready to Face the Competition of the Twelve Hours of Sebring

SEBRING, Fla., (March 14, 2018) – One of the most challenging events on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship calendar takes place this weekend in Sebring, Florida, just two hours away from Tequila Patrón ESM’s base in Riviera Beach, Florida. The 2016 race winners will return to Sebring International Raceway with a two car assault, with…
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March 14, 2018 0

Darren Law Joins FOX Sports Broadcast Team for Twelve Hours of Sebring

Sebring, Fla., (March 14, 2018) – Flying Lizard Motorsports Program Manager and Team Principal Darren Law will join the FOX Sports broadcasting team in pit lane this weekend in Sebring Florida for the 66th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Presented by Advance Auto Parts. With a professional racing career spanning over three decades,…
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March 14, 2018 0

Callaway Competition Celebrates Podium Finish in Corvette C7 GT3-R Debut

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., (March 11, 2018) – The Pirelli World Challenge debut of the Callaway Competition USA Corvette C7 GT3-R was hailed a success on the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida on Sunday afternoon. Driver Daniel Keilwitz earned a top five finish and a second place finish during the double header, moving him to second…
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March 11, 2018 0

CRP Racing Signs Daniel Morad for 2018 Pirelli World Challenge Season

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., (March 7, 2018) – CRP Racing has secured Canadian Racer Daniel Morad for the 2018 Pirelli World Challenge championship as the team makes the final preparations for the season opener, the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Morad, who joined the team last year for the SprintX championship, will return to the Pirelli…
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March 7, 2018 0

Paul Miller Racing Rebounds from Rebuild to Score Rolex 24 Podium

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 29, 2018) – While the Rolex 24 at Daytona never fails to provide excitement and hardships, Paul Miller Racing experienced both ends of the spectrum this weekend at Daytona International Speedway. After a challenging week leading up to the main event, and pre-race rebuild on many of the car’s components, the…
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January 29, 2018 0

Rolex 24 Deals Double Retirement for Tequila Patrón ESM

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 28, 2018) – In the early hours of Sunday morning, after over twelve hours of racing, Tequila Patrón ESM officially retired both Nissan Onroak DPi cars from the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Both cars showed impressive speeds and proved to be competitive in the tight prototype class in the WeatherTech SportsCar…
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January 28, 2018 0

Paul Miller Racing Readies for Rolex 24 Quest at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 24, 2018) – Saturday at Daytona International Speedway, 50 sports cars will roar to the green flag for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season opening race, the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Drivers and teams will race twice around the clock, challenging man and machine in the longest endurance racing event of…
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January 24, 2018 0

Determined for Repeat Win, Tequila Patrón ESM Returns to Daytona International Speedway

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 23, 2018) — This week, Tequila Patrón ESM will return to Daytona International Speedway in hopes of again clinching the overall victory at the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The 2016 Rolex race winners bring with them strong momentum, as they ready to officially begin the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship.…
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January 24, 2018 0

Paul Miller Racing Signs Corey Lewis for Twelve Hours of Sebring

PARSIPPANY, N.J., (January 16, 2018) — As Paul Miller Racing prepares its effort for the season opener next week at the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the team has announced Lamborghini Squadra Corse driver Corey Lewis will join full time drivers Bryan Sellers and Madison Snow in the No. 48 TOTAL Lubricants/UIS Lamborghini Huracán GT3 for…
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January 16, 2018 0

Callaway Competition USA Announces Factory Pirelli World Challenge Effort

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (December 7, 2017) – Thursday morning at the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show, Callaway Competition USA unveiled the Corvette C7 GT3-R, announcing Daniel Keilwitz and Michael Cooper as the two full time drivers for the 2018 factory GT effort in the Pirelli World Challenge. Team owner Reeves Callaway and Pirelli World Challenge President…
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December 7, 2017 0

Flying Lizard Achieves Thunderhill Three-Peat and Double Win

SONOMA, Cal., (December 5, 2017) — Sunday afternoon at Thunderhill Raceway in Willows, California, Flying Lizard Motorsport and Toyo Tires again clinched the overall title at the 25 Hours of Thunderhill. The No. 45 Audi R8 LMS earned its third consecutive class and overall win at the endurance event, completing over 2,100 miles. The No.…
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December 5, 2017 0

Flying Lizard Announces Lineups for 25 Hours of Thunderhill Effort

SONOMA, Cal., (November 27, 2017) – This weekend, Flying Lizard Motorsports returns to Thunderhill Raceway to defend its back to back wins at the National Auto Sport Association’s 25 Hours of Thunderhill, currently the longest endurance race in North America. The 2015 and 2016 race winners equipped the Audi R8 LMS and Porsche Cayman Clubsport…
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November 27, 2017 0

Callaway Competition USA Announces Factory Pirelli World Challenge Program

TEMECULA, Cal., (November 20, 2017) – Following a highly successful season with the championship title clinched in the ADAC GT Masters in Europe, the Corvette C7 GT3-R is now available for North American competition. Designed and manufactured by Callaway Competition, a pair of GT3-spec homologated Corvette C7 GT3-Rs are planned to race the full Pirelli…
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November 20, 2017 0

Lapierre and Pla Complete Tequila Patrón ESM 2018 Endurance Lineup

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla., (November 7, 2017) – Riding on the momentum a dominating Petit Le Mans victory at the conclusion of the 2017 race season, Tequila Patrón ESM has promptly secured Nicolas Lapierre and Olivier Pla as their additional drivers in the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup (NAEC), the four-endurance championship within the full…
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November 7, 2017 0

Paul Miller Racing Joins TOTAL Lubricants in Las Vegas for AAPEX Exhibition

PARSIPPANY, N.J., (October 28, 2017) – This week, the car and drivers of Paul Miller Racing are headed to Sin City for the AAPEX exhibition for three days at the Sands Expo. The No. 48 TOTAL Lubricants/UIS Lamborghini Huracán GT3 will be on display at booth No. 6206 for the entirety of the show. TOTAL…
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October 28, 2017 0

Tequila Patrón ESM Dominates to Win Petit Le Mans

BRASELTON, Ga., (October 8, 2017) – The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship held its 2017 finale event Saturday at Road Atlanta, and Tequila Patrón ESM dominated the ten hour endurance event to take the win with the No. 2 Nissan Onroak DPi of Scott Sharp, Ryan Dalziel, and Brendon Hartley. The race winning car led 140…
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October 8, 2017 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Porsche at SEMA in Support of Borla Exhaust

LAS VEGAS, Nev., (October 30, 2017) – One of the largest trade shows to visit Las Vegas is happening October 31 – November 3, 2017, and Flying Lizard Motorsports fans will be able to visit the No. 3 Porsche Cayman Clubsport GT4 MR from this year’s Pirelli World Challenge GTS class. In support of partner…
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September 30, 2017 0

Tequila Patrón ESM Secures van Overbeek for 2018

Tequila Patrón ESM has officially confirmed the full time driver lineup for the No. 22 Nissan Onroak DPi, securing sports car veteran Johannes van Overbeek to race alongside Brazil’s Pipo Derani. The continued relationship between van Overbeek and Tequila Patrón ESM will mark a ninth year together. “It’s hard to believe that next year will…
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September 5, 2017 0

Flying Lizard Turns Up the Heat with Austin Victory

AUSTIN, Tex., (September 3, 2017) — Amid blistering temperatures all weekend at Circuit of the Americas, Flying Lizard Motorsports again graced the Pirelli World Challenge podium, securing a race win and a third place finish in the second to last race weekend of the 2017 season. Under sunny skies and in temperatures in the low…
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September 3, 2017 0

Flying Lizard Arrives in Texas for Penultimate Race of GTS Season

After a long and difficult week for the state of Texas, the Pirelli World Challenge journeys to Austin for the penultimate round of the GTS championship. While Hurricane Harvey continues to displace many, Circuit of the Americas has opened its facility to families and RVs escaping the disaster’s aftermath. Hurricane escapees and race fans in…
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August 30, 2017 0

Paul Miller Racing Survives Chaos in Virginia to Finish Fifth

DANVILLE, Vir., (August 27, 2017) – Sunday afternoon at VIRginia International Raceway, Paul Miller Racing earned an additional top five finish in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, surviving a chaotic race to earn a fifth place result. The No. 48 TOTAL Lubricants/UIS Lamborghini Huracán GT3 lacked speed in the opening practices, and the engineers and…
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August 27, 2017 0

Paul Miller Racing Qualifies Seventh at Virginia International Raceway

DANVILLE, Vir., (August 26, 2017) – After showing continued progress all weekend long throughout the practice sessions, Paul Miller Racing qualified seventh this afternoon at Virginia International Raceway, for the tenth round in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The GTD team experimented with various set up changes on the car’s handling in the three practice sessions,…
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August 26, 2017 0