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BMW M6 GTLM To Make U.S. Public Debut At Daytona

By   November 17, 2015

BMW M6 GTLM

BMW M6 GTLM

On November 17th the BMW M6 GTLM will make its U.S. public debut at Daytona. The competition car will get some test runs on the 17th and 18th to help the BMW Team RLL get ready for the 2016 endurance racing season.

The team will be entering two M6 GTLMs in the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The BMW has already had testing at Sebring in late October, but Daytona provides the first public testing sessions.

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Plenty Happening For Porsche Fans At Sebring

By   March 19, 2015

Porsche 911 RSR at Sebring

Porsche 911 RSR at Sebring

This coming weekend is the 12 Hours of Sebring. For Porsche facing fans there will be plenty going on both during and before the event.

Events include the 4th annual running of Patrick Long’s Pro-Am Kart Race at Andersen Racepark in Palmetto, Florida. The race is always fun to watch and beyond this there will be an air-cooled Porsche car show and a silent auction.

Hit the jump to read more about the happenings for racing fans at Sebring.
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Porsche Prepares For The 12 Hours Of Sebring

By   March 14, 2015

Porsche 911 RSR

Porsche 911 RSR

On March 21st is this year’s running of the 12 Hours of Sebring. The longest running endurance race in the United States is one that Porsche has had a long history of winning.

They have won the overall race 18 times and have had 67 class victories. This makes the German performance car maker the most successful manufacture in Sebring history.

Hit the jump to read more about how Porsche is preparing for the legendary race.

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MOMO Racing Team Driver Talks About How To Drive Turn 17 At Sebring

By   March 31, 2014

MOMO Racing Team Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Car (991) Driver Henrique Cisneros Talks about Turn 17 at Sebring

MOMO Racing Team Driver Henrique Cisneros Talks about Turn 17 at Sebring

It is one of the most difficult corners to drive in all of racing, turn 17 at Sebring International Raceway. The corner allows for multiple driving lines and can be taken at very high speed.

The setup makes it challenging and each driver has a different way of driving the turn. To make it more interesting drivers may change the way they drive the corner depending on the car that they are piloting.

In this video driver Henrique Cisneros, of the MOMO Racing Team that pilots their Porsche 911 GT3 Cup (991) car competing in the TUDOR United Sportscar Racing series, talks about the tricky corner. He explains how you make the turn and what makes it so difficult. Beyond the explanation there is plenty of footage of various race cars taking the turn during the last running of the 12 Hours of Sebring race.

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Video: 12 Hours of Sebring In Slow Motion

By   March 26, 2014

MOMO Racing Team at the 12 Hours of Sebring in Slow Motion

12 Hours of Sebring in Slow Motion

When the 2014 12 Hours of Sebring was run it was only the second race in the history of the TUDOR United Sportscar Racing Championship. The series that was formed by the merger of ALMS and Grand-Am, already had a very exciting opening race at the Rolex 24 at Daytona, so a good close race was hoped for at Sebring as well.

The first race of the season proved to be very entertaining and the news from around United Sportscar Racing was about how close the endurance race was and about a penalty that was reversed after replay. So, much was hoped for the second race and it didn’t disappoint.

What could make all the great racing action even better you may ask? We think that the only answer is highlights in slow motion.

Fortunately, the MOMO Racing Team has put together a video of racing highlights with much of the action slowed down. If features behind the scenes footage of the racing pits as well a lot of on track action. Of course there are plenty of scenes following the MOMO Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car, but it also captures other racing prototypes, other Porsche GT3 RSRs, Corvettes, BMWs and more.

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