Sports Cars
Jul 4

Tagliani Suspended For Practice Accident At Watkins Glen

Alex Tagliani will miss the Brickyard Grand Prix. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

will miss the Brickyard Grand Prix. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Alex Tagliani has been suspended for one race and placed on probation for an additional round following an accident in practice for last weekend’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen.

The veteran open-wheel and sports car driver spun his No. 08 RSR Racing Oreca FLM09 in Saturday’s second practice session and re-entered the track in Turn 10 in front of an oncoming Chris Miller in the No. 85 JDC-Miller Motorsports car.

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Jun 28

TUDOR Championship: Brundle Takes OAK Morgan-Nissan to Pole at The Glen

(Photo courtesy John Dagys)

The No. 42 OAK Racing Morgan-Nissan, driven by Alex Brundle, Gustavo Yacaman and Ho-Pin Tung, will start on pole position for Sunday’s Six Hours of the Glen. (Photo courtesy John Dagys)

OAK Racing broke through to score its first pole, following a blistering lap set by Alex Brundle in qualifying for Sunday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen.

The 23-year-old second-generation driver reeled off an impressive 1:37.902 time in his Morgan-Nissan, outpacing the competition by seven-tenths. He was the only driver to break the 1:37 barrier.
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Jun 23

Audi wins two 24-hour races within seven days

Audi R8 LMS ultra #4 (Phoenix Racing), Christopher Haase/Christian Mamerow/René Rast/Markus Winkelhock (D/D/D/D)

The No. 4 R8 LMS ultra Phoenix Racing team celebrate on the podium. (Photo courtesy MediaInfo)

Just one week after the manufacture’s 13th win in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Audi returned to a victory lane in another twice-round-the-clock endurance race known as the .

Christopher Haase, Christian Mamerow, Rene Rast and Markus Winkelhock drove their Audi R8 LMS ultra en route to victory in a record-breaking 159 laps around the ‘Green Hell.’

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Jun 22

VIDEO: Viper Nearly Crushes Safety Car During Nurburgring 24 Hour

Add this to the long list of bonehead moves we’ve seen lately in automobile racing.

Early on in this weekend’s Nurburgring 24-Hour race, a safety zone was in effect and all drivers were forced to drastically reduce their speed as track marshals cleared the area — much like we saw in the . However, the No. 210 Viper did not slow in time and nearly crushed the intervention car that was sitting on the track.

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Jun 22

VW Unveils New Beetle That Will Compete In Global RallyCross

First look at the all-new Volkswagen VW Beetle that will compete int he Global RallyCross Championship. (Photo: VW)

First look at the all-new VW Beetle that will compete int he Championship. (Photo: VW)

The Beetle has never been so super.

has unveiled the race car it will be fielding in the Red Bull Global Rallycross (GRC) series later this year.

The all-wheel-drive bug is powered by a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that pumps out a massive 544 hp, making it 2.5 times as potent as the top street car.

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