TUSC
Jul 4

Tagliani Suspended For Practice Accident At Watkins Glen

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

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

Alex Tagliani has been suspended for one race and placed on probation for an additional TUDOR United SportsCar Championship 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.

Jun 7

SportsCars: RSR’s Cumming Takes Surprise Pole At Kansas

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Chris Cumming won the pole for Saturday’s Grand Prix of Kansas. (Photo: IMSA)

Chris Cumming has secured the Prototype Challenge pole position in qualifying for Saturday’s Grand Prix of Kansas, which featured an abnormal qualifying format compared to most other TUDOR United SportsCar Championship rounds.

Per the event supplementary regulations, each team’s Silver or Bronze-rated driver qualified, and will race in race one of the two 45-minute segments on Saturday evening. The Gold or Platinum-rated driver takes over for Saturday’s second 45-minute race.

May 30

TUDOR Championship: Westbrook, Spirit of Daytona, take pole in Detroit

(Photo: John Dagys)

Richard Westbrook put the No. 90 Spirit of Daytona team on pole position for Saturday’s race at Belle Isle which will be shown on FOX Sports 1 at 1:30 p.m. ET (Photo: John Dagys)

Richard Westbrook saved the best for last, as the Spirit of Daytona driver claimed a crucial pole position for Saturday’s Chevrolet Sports Car Classic.

Westbrook took his No. 90 Corvette DP to the top spot with less than three minutes on the clock, but it looked like he was beaten when the No. 1 Extreme Speed Motorsports HPD ARX-03b of Ryan Dalziel posted a 1:25.029 in the dying stages of the heated 15-minute session.

May 17

SportsCars: Kansas TUDOR Championship PC Race Format Revealed

The format for the PC and Cooper Tires Prototype Lites event at Kansas Speedway has been released. (Photo: IMSA)

The format for the PC and Cooper Tires Prototype Lites event at Kansas Speedway has been released. (Photo: IMSA)

Prototype Challenge competitors will be in for a unique two-segment race in next month’s TUDOR United SportsCar Championship round at Kansas Speedway.

IMSA confirmed Friday the format of the combined PC and Cooper Tires Prototype Lites event, which will see a pair of aggregate 45-minute sprint races on the 2.37-mile oval/road course.

Apr 11

SportsCars: Pruett Leads Ford Sweep Of Front Row In Long Beach

Scott Pruett put the No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing entry on pole in Long Beach. (Photo: Getty Images)

Scott Pruett put the No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing entry on pole in Long Beach. (Photo: Getty Images)

Scott Pruett claimed pole position for Saturday’s Tequila Patron Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach, leading a Ford 1-2 in qualifying for the third round of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. (Sat. 6 p.m. on FOX Sports 1)

The Chip Ganassi Racing driver stormed to the top of the time charts early in the 15-minute session and kept his No. 01 Riley-Ford on the point, despite challenges from a half-dozen other Prototype contenders.