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The Week In Sports Cars, Feb. 27, Le Mans Entry List Special - Connect D.ts

It’s a special edition of The Week In Sports Cars podcast with Marshall Pruett and Graham Goodwin as the two reporters discuss the final additions to the 24 Hours of Le Mans entry list that will be un’

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It’s a special edition of The Week In Sports Cars podcast with Marshall Pruett and Graham Goodwin as the two reporters discuss the final additions to the 24 Hours of Le Mans entry list that will be unveiled on Friday for the 2019 race. The standard Week In Sports Cars show driven by listener questions will follow after the entry list is revealed.

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Publisher: RACER Date: 2019-02-28T01:31:03+00:00 Twitter: @racermag

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2019 IndyCar Rookie Preview: Felix Rosenqvist – Open Felix Rosenqvist boasts arguably the most diverse racing background of the first-year drivers. Hailing from V’rnamo, Sweden, the 27-year-old has driven on some of the world’s most famous tracks.

As he prepares for his first season in the NTT IndyCar Series, he will look to use that experience to his advantage.

Like many current drivers, Rosenqvist’s career begins on the karting circuit. In 2007, he heads to Asia and begins his single-seater career in the Asian Formula Renault Challenge.

Rosenqvist earns his first victory at the season finale in Shanghai. The win propels him to fourth in points, highest of any series rookie.

Publisher: Open-Wheels.com Date: 2019-02-27T12:56:45+00:00 Twitter: @Open_Wheels

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Porsche Unveils Retro Liveries for Petit Le Mans Porsche has unveiled retro liveries for its pair of factory GT Le Mans class entries that will compete in this weekend’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season-ending Motul Petit Le Mans.

The CORE autosport-run Porsche 911 RSRs will carry the iconic design from the Porsche 911 GT1-98, which claimed overall victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1998 and also took part in the inaugural Petit Le Mans that year.

Twenty years later, the blue, red and orange stripes will be wrapped on the GTE-spec Porsches, to be driven by Patrick Pilet, Nick Tandy and Fred Makowiecki (No. 911) and Earl Bamber, Laurens Vanthoor and Mathieu Jaminet (No. 912).

47 Cars For Roar Before The Rolex 24 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. ‘ IMSA’s 50th Anniversary season will get off to a roaring start on the first weekend of January with 47 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship entries slated to participate in the annual Roar Before the Rolex 24 At Daytona.

Of the 47 cars on the provisional Roar entry list released today, 37 have confirmed plans to compete full-time in the 2019 WeatherTech Championship as season-long, premium entries. The provisional entry list ( available here ) includes all teams and cars that have been entered for the Roar. An updated entry list with driver lineups will be released on’Jan. 2.

Publisher: SPEED SPORT Date: 2018-12-21T15:26:36-05:00 Author: SPEED SPORT Staff Twitter: @speedsport

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