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Derani Give Nissan DPi its First IMSA WeatherTech Championship Pole at Watkins Glen

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It’s been an eventful week for Tequila Patrón ESM and driver Pipo Derani. Story By: IMSA Weather Tech Series Media Photos By: Jay Fish / Racersguide.com Watkins Glen NY.- July 2, 2017- On Monday morning, the team announced that Derani would replace Patrón Spirits International President and CEO Ed Brown as driver of its No. 22 Nissan DPi race car for the remainder of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. The plans called for Brown to race in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on Sunday and then retire from Prototype competition. Plans changed Thursday morning, when the…

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Roush Scores Continental Tire 120 Victory At The Glen

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Ford Mustang Wins Thrilling Continental Tire 120 at Watkins Glen with Martin, Roush Story By: Continental Tire Series Media Photos By: Jay Fish / Racersguide.com Watkins Glen NY.- July 2, 2017- In a race that was at one point red flagged for rain, the two-hour Continental Tire 120 at Watkins Glen International came down to a 12-minute shootout under sunshine and dry track conditions. Restarting in the third position, Dean Martin moved to second behind Al Carter after race-leader Matt Plumb made a rare mistake in the Inner Loop. With two laps remaining, Martin got alongside Carter exiting Turn 1,…

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Tequila Patron ESM Squad Paces Glen Practice

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Teams Gearing Up For Sunday Sahlen's Six Hours Of The Glen Story By: IMSA Weather Tech Series Media Photos By: Racersguide.com / Photo Staff WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – July 1, 2017- On a day when weather conditions were expected to create havoc at Watkins Glen Int’l, the stormy weather stayed away and only a few sprinkles were felt at times throughout the day on Friday. As a result, all IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams got in two productive practice sessions, and a few early favorites for the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen have emerged. In the Prototype class, those favorites are…

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Westbrook Going for Fourth Straight IMSA Win at Watkins Glen

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Watkins Glen International Occupies A Special Place In Richard Westbrook’s Heart. Story By: IMSA Weather Tech Series Media Photos By: Jay Fish / Racersguide.com Watkins Glen NY.- June 29, 2017- “When I first came to America, that was one of the first tracks I went to,” said the driver of the No. 67 Ford GT for Ford Chip Ganassi Racing. “It immediately stood out to me as one of the best tracks in the world. I always felt good there.” And for each of the last three years, Westbrook has felt really good at the end of the Sahlen’s Six Hours…

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Watkins Glen Set To Roar Back In Action

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All Four IMSA Classes Prep For The Glen Story By: ISMA WEATHERTECH SERIES MEDIA Photos By: JAY FISH / RACERSGUIDE.COM WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — June 22, 2017- All four IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship classes return to action as the series makes its annual trek to Watkins Glen International for the July 2Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen. In addition to marking the halfway point of the 12-race WeatherTech Championship season, the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen also kicks off the second half of the four-race Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. The entry list for the Sahlen’s Hours of The…

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