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Preparation In France Pays Off For Risi Competizione

Sending its new Ferrari 488 GTE to France for the 24 Hours of Le Mans paid dividends for the Risi Competizione team in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, leading to a GT Le Mans (GTLM) class victory in the season-ending Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort.

IMSA Honors Competitors At WeatherTech Night Of Champions

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) recognized its 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship post-season award winners and champions at Monday’s WeatherTech Night of Champions, held before a capacity audience in Chateau Elan’s new Paris Ballroom.

Continental Acquires Hoosier Racing Tire Corporation

The international technology company Continental today announced the acquisition of Lakeville, IN-based Hoosier Racing Tire Corp., a manufacturer of specialty tires for racing applications.

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Honda Captures Patrón Endurance Cup Championship, Action Express Wins Third Consecutive Team And Drivers Title

Winning three of the four longest races in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship carried Honda to the coveted manufacturer’s championship in the 2016 Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup.

Honda Captures Petit Le Mans Victory At Road Atlanta

Olivier Pla held off Pipo Derani in a battle of Honda-powered Ligiers to win Saturday’s Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort, while Corvette Daytona Prototype drivers Dane Cameron and Eric Curran captured the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with a fourth-place finish.

“It was a dream weekend from the beginning,” said Pla, who won his second TOTAL Pole Award in Friday’s qualifying session. “I had a really good feeling and sometimes it works. I always go for it, but I really wanted this one.”

Risi Ferrari Team Of Fisichella, Vilander, Calado Win Petit Le Mans

The No. 62 Risi Competizione Ferrari 488 GTE co-drivers Giancarlo Fisichella, Toni Vilander and James Calado broke through for their first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class victory of the season in Saturday’s Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort, the final race of the season.

Meanwhile, the No. 4 Corvette Racing Chevrolet Corvette C7.R duo of Tommy Milner and Oliver Gavin picked up their first WeatherTech Championship GTLM title with a third-place class result alongside endurance co-driver Marcel Fassler.

Viper Team Of Keating, Bleekemolen, Miller Win GTD Race At Road Atlanta

In the final WeatherTech Championship race for the Dodge Viper GT3-R, No. 33 ViperExchange.com/Cruising with the Monkey Viper teammates Ben Keating, Jeroen Bleekemolen and Marc Miller sent the car out on top with a GT Daytona (GTD) class victory in the Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort.

PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports Wins Prototype Challenge At Road Atlanta

PRI/Mathiasen Motorsports took its third Prototype Challenge (PC) victory of the season in the No. 52 Prisma/Professional Security Consultants/Westfield ORECA FLM09, with Robert Alon, Tom Kimber-Smith and Jose Gutierrez combining to lead all but 65 of the 404 circuits.

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