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Dion von Molkte Partners with Aim Higher CrossFit

CORAL GABLES, Fla., (July 1, 2015) – Today American race car driver Dion von Moltke announced a new partnership with Aim Higher, a superior level of CrossFit, based in Coral Gables, Florida. To those unfamiliar with sports car endurance racing, sitting in a cockpit may seem like a walk in the park, but the reality…
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July 1, 2015 0

EFFORT Racing Bounces Back for Double Podium

ELKHART Lake, Wis., (June 29, 2015) – Following a disappointing weekend at the Grand Prix of Detroit, EFFORT Racing has bounced back to secure a double podium at the Pirelli World Challenge triple header at Road America. In qualifying of Round 10 in Detroit, the No. 31 EFFORT Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R had hard…
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June 29, 2015 0

Pirelli World Challenge: Round 11 & 12 Qualifying Quotes

Ryan Dalziel // #31 EFFORT Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R Qualified P5 // Best time of 2:05.045 (-1.133) Great to be back with EFFORT Racing. It was a good first qualifying, starting 5th. It’s pretty close from 4th to 10th positions, but we’re at the point in the field that we haven’t been at for…
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June 26, 2015 0

K-PAX Racing Returns to Road America with Flying Lizard Motorsports

After three weeks since the previous round of racing, the second half of the Pirelli World Challenge season is about to get underway this weekend at Road America for Rounds 11, 12, and 13 of the championship. The winners of Round 10, K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports will race the No. 6 and No.…
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June 25, 2015 0

Darren Law Joins FOX Sports Broadcast Team for 24 Hours of Le Mans

Flying Lizard Motorsports Program Manager Darren Law will return to the broadcasting booth this month to be one of nine commentators for the 83rd 24 Hours of Le Mans. “I am really excited to be joining the FOX team again for the broadcast of this famous event,” said Law. “No matter what, as a racer…
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June 4, 2015 0

Storms Cancel Race Two at Detroit: K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports Leaves Victorious

Unsafe track conditions today at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix led Pirelli World Challenge officials and track organizers to cancel Race 2 of the double header weekend. A result of a massive storm cell looming over Detroit, standing water and poor visibility on track proved to be too dangerous for drivers and teams to…
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May 31, 2015 0

Renger van der Zande Joins EFFORT Racing for Detroit Grand Prix

This week, sports car sprint racing team EFFORT Racing heads to Detroit, Michigan for Rounds 10 & 11 of the Pirelli World Challenge. Joining the team for the double header will be Dutch driver Renger van der Zande. Van der Zande will replace Scotsman Ryan Dalziel in the #31 Porsche 911 GT3 R. Dalziel, who…
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May 25, 2015 0

Pippa Mann Celebrates Crowdfunding Campaign Success at 99th Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (May 24, 2015) – After an adversity filled Month of May at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, female race car driver Pippa Mann can celebrate the success of #GetInvolved, a crowdfunding campaign to benefit her Indianapolis 500 partner, Susan G. Komen. Mann’s fourth run in the legendary race proved to be a difficult run, but…
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May 24, 2015 0

Podium Performance for K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports at Mosport

May 17, 2015 – BOWMANVILLE, Ont. K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports celebrated another podium finish in the 2015 Pirelli World Challenge this weekend, in Rounds 8 & 9 of the GT Championship at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. Heading into the race weekend, the team’s McLaren 650s GT3 race cars received a reduction in boost,…
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May 17, 2015 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Returns to Roots with Porsche Racing

As previously announced in early 2015, Flying Lizard Motorsports has returned to their Porsche roots and will be fielding Porsche race cars this season as an expansion of their customer racing program. This week, the team will be traveling to the Circuit of the Americas, fielding a two car entry in PCA Club racing GTA2…
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May 6, 2015 0

Pfaff Automotive Partners Joins K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports for Canadian Speedfest

Following a successful 1-2 finish the Pirelli World Challenge at Barber Motorsports Park, K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports is excited to announce a partnership with Pfaff Automotive Partners and McLaren Toronto for next week’s Victoria Day Speedfest Weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. Pirelli World Challenge, one of the top production-car based racing series,…
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May 6, 2015 0

Mann Posts Strong Showing In Indy After Long Layoff

Source: Dale Coyne Racing Pippa Mann made her return to a Verizon IndyCar after nearly a year layoff and seemed to get up to speed without much reacclimation. Honda HPD’s introduction of their speedway aero kit this week was another hurdle the veteran British driver had to clear. She did so with impressive results and…
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May 3, 2015 0

Championship Lead for Paul Miller Racing After Second-Place Finish in Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix

Source: Paul Miller Racing MONTEREY, California (May 3, 2015) – Paul Miller Racing No. 48 Audi R8 LMS drivers Christopher Haase and Dion von Moltke took the points lead in the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GT Daytona (GTD) class Sunday with a second-place finish in the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway…
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May 3, 2015 0

TUDOR Monterey Grand Prix Qualifying Quotes

Patrick Byrne // TUDOR GTD // #45 Flying Lizard Motorsports Audi R8 LMS Qualified 8th // Best time of 1:28.946 It’s great to be in the TUDOR Championship. It’s quite the step up from Continental Tire, which I raced in last year. It’s even better to be with Flying Lizard Motorsports and to have Guy…
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May 3, 2015 0

Matt Bell Continental Tire GS Pole Position Quote

Matt Bell // Stevenson Motorsports //No. 9 Camaro Z/28.R Qualified P1 // Best time of 1:35.765 (+0.259) I think we really hit the timing on this on the money. Everyone behind me didn’t have the track position and had to deal with cars heating up the track in front of them. It doesn’t sound like…
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May 2, 2015 0

Pippa Mann and Indiegogo Launch Interactive Crowdfunding Campaign for Susan G. Komen

Following the recent announcement of her entry into the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500, Pippa Mann has partnered with Indiegogo, the international crowdfunding website, to launch a new campaign in support of Susan G. Komen. Mann will run the legendary Indianapolis 500 Memorial Day event, returning with Dale Coyne Racing, again sporting the pink…
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May 1, 2015 0

K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports Secures a 1-2 Finish at Barber Motorsports Park

K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports celebrated their second win of the 2015 season and a double podium for Race 2, Round 7 of the Pirelli World Challenge. McLaren GT driver Kevin Estre won the race, and pole sitter Robert Thorne finished close behind in second. This marks not only the second win for the…
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April 26, 2015 0

EFFORT Racing Earns Tenth Season Podium at Barber Motorsports Park

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., (April 26, 2015) – After a difficult race weekend on the streets of Long Beach, EFFORT Racing moved on to earn their tenth podium of the season at Barber Motorsports Park for Rounds 6 and 7 of the Pirelli World Challenge. Driver of the #31 EFFORT Racing Porsche 911 GT R Ryan Dalziel…
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April 26, 2015 0

Pirelli World Challenge Race 1 Quotes

Robert Thorne // #6 K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports McLaren 650S GT3 Started from Garage // Finished P13 // Will start Race 2 in P1 Great race. With our situation of what happened this morning, and with our penalty from Long Beach, I think we got everything out of that race that we could.…
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April 25, 2015 0

Long Beach Grand Prix, Pirelli World Challenge Qualifying Quotes

Robert Thorne// #6 K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports McLaren 650S GT3 Qualified P2 // Best Time of 1:19.506 Great qualifying session. We’re sitting P2 and P{3, so we’ll have the McLaren on the front row. I’m really excited to be up there, and I’m really happy with the car and the team. Everyone really…
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April 18, 2015 0

John Edwards Post Qualifying Quote: Long Beach, TUDOR GTLM

John Edwards // TUDOR GTLM // BMW Team RLL Qualified 2nd // Best time of 1:18.060 (-0.156) It’s a great day for BMW. As a driver, on a personal level, you never want to get beat by your teammate. But if you’re going to do it, you might as well be sharing the front row.…
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April 18, 2015 0

Long Beach Grand Prix, Pirelli World Challenge Pre-Qualifying Quotes

Kevin Estre // #9 K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports McLaren 650S GT3 Practice // Placed P5 // Best Time of 1:20.669 This is my first time in Long Beach and I really appreciate the track. The layout is fantastic and I like the feel is. Some cool, fast corners, good braking. Everything is fine.…
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April 17, 2015 0

BMW Team RLL gearing up for the next USCC round

Source: BMW Motorsport The BMW Team RLL carries the momentum of two fourth-place finishes at the 24 Hours of Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring and a second-place finish at Daytona to the third race of the United SportsCar Championship (USCC) on the 18th April. As part of the Long Beach Grand Prix weekend,…
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April 16, 2015 0

Pippa Returns to Dale Coyne Racing for Indy 500 in Support of Susan G. Komen®

Verizon IndyCar Series Driver Pippa Mann will again race in the Indianapolis 500 with Dale Coyne Racing. For the second consecutive year, she will be driving in her familiar pink gear as she races in support of Susan G. Komen, the world’s largest breast cancer organization, and its mission to end breast cancer forever. The…
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April 16, 2015 0

K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports Return to the Long Beach Grand Prix

This weekend the Pirelli World Challenge returns to California for the 23rd Annual Long Beach Grand Prix. Built as a temporary street course on the streets of Long Beach, the 1.968 mile, 11-turn circuit will host seven race series, drawing in massive crowds over the three day event. Both K-PAX Racing and Flying Lizard Motorsports…
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April 16, 2015 0

K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports Earns Podium at St. Petersburg

March 30, 2015 – ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. After an action filled weekend at the Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard motorsports is going home with their second podium finish of the 2015 race season. McLaren GT factory driver Kevin Estre finished 3rd in Round 4, the second race…
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March 30, 2015 0

EFFORT Racing Continues Success at St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., (March 29th, 2015) –  EFFORT Racing’s successful streak in the 2015 Pirelli World Challenge championship continues, following Rounds 3 and 4 and the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The team celebrated three more podiums, to add to the previous four, with drivers Ryan Dalziel and Michael Lewis on the temporary downtown street…
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March 29, 2015 0

Race 2 Quotes from the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

ArmsUp Motorsports, USF2000 Keyvan Andres Soori // #5 ArmsUp Motorsports Started P11 // Finished P7 I had a tough start to the race and did a 360 spin on the front straight. Then I had to recover, and I got one or two spots before the full course caution came out. I grabbed two more…
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March 29, 2015 0

Race 1 Quotes from the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

ArmsUp Motorsports, USF2000 Max Hanratty Started 12th // Finished 11th Will start Race 2 in 14th I had a pretty good start. I put myself in a position where I could make some passes. There was some wreckage in the first turn, and I just tried to do everything I could to avoid that. I…
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March 28, 2015 0

Qualifying Quotes from the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Kevin Estre // #9 K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports McLaren 650S GT3 Qualified 2nd // Best Time of 1:23.956 Qualifying went pretty well. There was a lot of water on track and I managed to do a good lap on my second lap. Then I improved in my fourth lap, but I got traffic…
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March 28, 2015 0

ArmsUp Motorsports Kicks off 2015 Championship at Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Wisconsin Based Mazda Road to Indy Team to Run in Conjunction with IndyCar Season Opener PETERSBURG, Fla., (March 25, 2015) – This week, ArmsUp Motorsports makes the annual journey down to St. Petersburg, Florida for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda kicks off its 2015 championship…
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March 25, 2015 0

St. Petersburg Grand Prix Next Up for K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports

March 24, 2015 – ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Hot on the heels of a dominating win at Circuit of the Americas, K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports will race this week on the downtown streets of St. Petersburg for Rounds 3 & 4 of the Pirelli World Challenge. The 11th Annual Firestone Grand Prix of St.…
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March 24, 2015 0

Sebring Ends in Disappointment for Flying Lizard

March 23, 2015 – SONOMA, Calif. The 63rd Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring ended in disappointment for Flying Lizard Motorsports. An unrepairable mechanical issue one hour in to the race forced the team to retire the No. 45 Audi R8 LMS. The race weekend got off to a normal start for the Sonoma,…
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March 23, 2015 0

Missing out on podium in Sebring.

Source: BMW Motorsport Lucas Luhr, John Edwards and Jens Klingmann finished fourth in the GTLM class for BMW Team RLL in the 12 Hours of Sebring, the second round of the United SportsCar Championship (USCC). The three drivers completed a total of 329 laps with the number 24 BMW Z4 GTLM. The Corvette crew of…
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March 22, 2015 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Announces Sebring Twelve Hour Line Up

March 9, 2015 – SONOMA, Calif. This month, Flying Lizard Motorsports will return to Sebring International Raceway to compete in their twelfth 12 Hours of Sebring TUDOR United SportsCar Championship endurance event. The team currently has five podium finishes at the legendary endurance event, and will return to fight for another win with a new…
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March 9, 2015 0

Victory for K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports in Austin

AUSTIN, Tex., (March 8th, 2015) — Today at Circuit of the Americas, newly formed Pirelli World Challenge race team K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports earned their first GT win in dominating fashion. McLaren GT Factory driver Kevin Estre led every lap from lap one, turn one, and crossed the finish line with an astonishing…
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March 8, 2015 0

Quadruple Podium Weekend for EFFORT Racing in Austin

Quadruple Podium Weekend for EFFORT Racing in Austin AUSTIN, Tex., (March 8th, 2015) — EFFORT Racing kicked off the 2015 Pirelli World Challenge Race season in domineering fashion, landing on both the GT and GTA class podiums for both races at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. EFFORT Racing veteran Ryan Dalziel started the…
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March 8, 2015 0

PWC Race 2 Quotes: K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports and EFFORT Racing

Kevin Estre // #9 K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports McLaren 650S GT3 Started 4th // Finished 1st It was a great race. I got a fantastic car from K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizards Motorsports and I am really happy and thankful for the whole team and the engineers, who worked hard for that in.…
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March 8, 2015 0

PWC Race 1 Quotes: K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports and EFFORT Racing

Kevin Estre // #9 K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports McLaren 650S GT3 Started 2nd // Finished 4th // Starting Race 2 in 4th The first race of the year here at COTA was pretty good. We had a bad start, the launch control didn’t really work properly so we lost a lot of positions…
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March 7, 2015 0

EFFORT Racing Hosts Paralyzed Veterans of America at Texas Grand Prix

AUSTIN, Tex., (March 6th, 2015) — This weekend at the Grand Prix of Texas at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, EFFORT Racing and the Pirelli World Challenge are proud to host Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) for a weekend of racing and fundraising for America’s heroes. Since World World II, Paralyzed Veterans of…
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March 7, 2015 0

K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports Ready for Season Opener at Circuit of the Americas

After two successful tests with their two new McLaren 650S GT3s, K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports officially begins their 2015 Pirelli World Challenge season this week at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. The team first ran the new McLarens on track in February at Sebring International Raceway, then shortly after continued their…
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March 3, 2015 0

K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports Announces Driver Lineup Following First 2015 Test

Sonoma, Calif. (February 18). Following a successful first test of the newly formed Pirelli World Challenge team, K-PAX Racing with Flying Lizard Motorsports has announced Robert Thorne and Kevin Estre as the two professional driver entries for the 2015 full season effort. The team completed a two day private test at Sebring International Raceway, running…
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February 18, 2015 0

ArmsUp Motorsports Confirms Drivers Following Series Test

Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin – January 29th, 2015 –After a successful race season and a 19 week long off season, ArmsUp Motorsports has completed their final pre-season USF2000 test at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The two day test for the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda comprised of three practice sessions on the 2.21, 14-mile turn course.…
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January 29, 2015 0

EFFORT Racing and Porsche Motorsport Expand Young Driver Program for 2015 Championship

Houston, Texas – January 28, 2015 – Following their 2014 Pirelli World Challenge GT-A Championship win, EFFORT Racing has announced an expansion for their racing program with Porsche Motorsport North America (PMNA) for 2015. In addition to an entry in the GT class, the team has joined forces with PMNA to create a new means…
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January 28, 2015 0

Flying Lizard Starts New IMSA Season with Rolex 24 at Daytona

January 26, 2015 – Daytona, Florida After a near miss in the 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona, Flying Lizard Motorsports returned to Daytona International Speedway in 2015 with an even stronger desire to claim the top step at the legendary endurance event. The team qualified the #45 Audi R8 LMS in the 6th position in…
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January 26, 2015 0

Top-Five Finish at Daytona Rolex 24 Opener for Paul Miller Racing

Source: Paul Miller Racing DAYTONA BEACH, Florida – Paul Miller Racing, and team drivers Christopher Haase, Dion von Moltke, Bryce Miller and René Rast, drove the No. 48 Castrol EDGE Paul Miller Racing Audi R8 LMS to a fifth-place finish in this past weekend’s season-opening Rolex 24 At Daytona, January 24 – 25. The four-driver…
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January 25, 2015 0

BMW Team RLL: On the podium.

Source: BMW Motorsport News BMW Team RLL finished second and fourth in this weekend’s 53rd Daytona 24 Hours on the 40th anniversary of BMW Motorsport’s very first race in North America and the start of the 1975 IMSA season for the iconic BMW 3.0 CSL. With car numbers chosen to honour that car, the no.…
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January 25, 2015 0

Double Daytona Podium for Stevenson Motorsports

Source: Sunday Group Management Daytona Beach, Fla. (23 January 2015) – Stevenson Motorsports continued to make a strong start to the 2015  IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge season as the popular squad scored a double-podium finish in the Daytona 200 at Daytona International Speedway on Friday. Racing on a track that has been stingy with its…
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January 23, 2015 0

Ready to roll: BMW Team RLL launches the 2015 USCC campaign in Daytona.

Source: BMW Motorsport News BMW Team RLL will begin its seventh consecutive season of sports car racing competition at this weekend’s 53rd annual Rolex 24 at Daytona celebrating a very special anniversary. The race marks the 40th anniversary of BMW’s first race in the US and BMW Team RLL will compete with the numbers 24…
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January 20, 2015 0

Flying Lizard Completes Successful Test at the Roar Before 24

January 12, 2015 – Daytona, Florida This week at Daytona International Speedway, Flying Lizard Motorsports conducted their first laps of the season on track at the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s official test, the Roar Before the 24. The team returned to the 3.56 mile, 12 turn road course with the Audi R8 LMS, with which…
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January 14, 2015 0