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Alex Bowman full of frustration following Richmond blunder

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - By: Zach Catanzareti, Staff WriterEver since the Hendrick Motorsports crew unloaded their No.88 Chevrolet Friday at Richmond Raceway, the weekend was a blunder. For AlexBowman, the following 400 laps of racing proved to solve very little of theteam’s initial struggles.

Rasmussen wins as McElrea keeps USF2000 title race alive

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The first rung on the Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires open-wheel development ladder provided some of the best entertainment this afternoon at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca and ensured that the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship will remain undecided until tomorrow’s conclusion of the 15-race season. Denmark’s Christian Rasmussen continued his recent run of success by claiming an emphatic victory for Jay Howard Driver Development, while New Zealander Hunter McElrea (Pabst Racing) finished second and claimed a bonus point for setting the fastest lap of the race.

Vincent, Haldeman TCR/TCA winners at Road America

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - In a light rain, Michael McCann Jr. (#3 McCann Racing Audi RS3 LMS) led the TCR field to green, but in the downhill Turn 5, McCann slid wide, falling from first to last and handing the lead to Nate Vincent (#72 FCP Euro VW Golf GTI).

Said romps to the Trans Am victory at VIR

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - After being edged out by two one thousandths of a second in Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli qualifying on Friday, Boris Said strapped into his newly built #2 Technique/SRI Performance Dodge Challenger with a vengeance on Saturday. Congratulations to @borissaid on his first Trans Am win of the season.

Every Car Has a Story: A Lesson From the Japanese Automotive Invitational

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - At the start of the 2019 Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance, I found myself at the front of the pack of this year’s participants, a highly curated collection of some of the rarest (and most valuable) motorcars in the world–including a 1932 Mercedes-Benz SSKL, a girthy and raw metal reproduction of one of the company’s famed “Silver Arrow” race cars, nicknamed “Gurke,” German for cucumber. As the handler unfastened the clasps on the engine cover, my view of the polished and gleaming 7.0-liter straight-six engine was quickly obscured by the forward crush of the crowd that had gathered, phones in han

Bodine, Ribbs rule VROC Pro-Am at VIR

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The final round of the Vintage Race of Champions (VROC) presented by Chopard Watch at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) was action-packed, with a good dose of surprises. Todd Bodine (photo above) stormed to the overall win with Bob Lima in the latter’s small block (355cid) B Production 1969 Corvette after Ribbs’ car, also a ’69 Corvette, broke traction on VIR’s “Roller Coaster” between turns 14 and 15.

'Biggest wreck I've ever been a part of' - Lagasse Jr.

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Scott Lagasse Jr. (#92 SLR/Fields Racing/M1 Racecars Chevrolet Camaro) was in hot pursuit of race leader Thomas Merrill as the laps wound down in today’s Trans Am presented by Pirelli TA2 powered by AEM 100-mile feature race, looking for his second consecutive win at Virginia International Raceway.