Peugeot reveals final 9X8 WEC Hypercar, set for Monza debut

Rossiter, who was initially signed as a test driver, has been promoted to the race seat for the 6 Hours of Monza following original signing Magnussen’s surprise return to Formula 1 with the Haas team.
SUPER GT race winner Rossiter made his WEC debut in a Lotus LMP2 car in 2012 before moving to the top class with ByKolles, making sporadic appearances with the LMP1 outfit between …Keep reading Source

Rookie Toyota won’t suffer 2021-style points drought – Yamashita

After the opening two rounds of the championship Yamashita and Kazuya Oshima hold a five-point lead at the head of the standings over Kunimitsu Honda pair Naoki Yamamoto and Tadasuke Makino, winning in the Okayama opener and finishing seventh last time out at Fuji Speedway.
That leaves the #14 Eneos-sponsored GR Supra as the heaviest car in the GT500 field heading into next week’s third round …Keep reading Source

NASCAR Le Mans entry evoked fairness concerns by Toyota, Ford

In March, NASCAR announced it planned to take its new Next Gen stock car, which debuted in the Cup Series this season, to the Le Mans 24 Hours as a Garage 56 entry in 2023.
Garage 56 is the entry that the Automobile Club de l’Ouest sets aside for the “technology of tomorrow and beyond” of innovative machinery.
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McLaren penalty hands BMW a 1-2 in IMSA GTD at Mid-Ohio

In the closing stages of Sunday’s race, Jordan Pepper, driving the McLaren 720S he shares with Brendan Iribe, hunted down and passed the #12 Vasser Sullivan Racing Lexus RC F of Aaron Telitz/Frankie Montecalvo, the Paul Miller Racing BMW M4 of Bryan Sellers/Madison Snow and finally the Turner Motorsports BMW of Bill Auberlen/Robby Foley.
However, in IMSA technical inspection, the Inception …Keep reading Source

Mid-Ohio IMSA: WTR heads Acura 1-2, Inception McLaren wins GTD

From the start (always held on the back straight at Mid-Ohio) Filipe Albuquerque in the Wayne Taylor Racing Acura ARX-05 got the jump on polesitter Sebastien Bourdais in the #01 Chip Ganassi Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R. The turbocharged car pulling ahead from by Turn 4 and sweeping around fro the with Jarvis tucking the Meyer Shank Racing Acura into third ahead of the second Ganassi Cadillac …Keep reading Source

Mid-Ohio IMSA: Bourdais takes pole in Ganassi Cadillac

The track was dry as qualifying began but rain was falling to make conditions extra sketchy.
Bourdais started the ball rolling with 1m11.979s, before being beaten by Filipe Albuquerque’s Wayne Taylor Racing Acura, who produced 1m11.481s, then 1m10.751s and finally 1m10.661s.
But Bourdais wouldn’t be denied, unleashing a 1m10.439s to take his third pole of the season, beating Albuquerque …Keep reading Source