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Friday, Mar 27, 2015

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Sebring provides a physical test

Sebring provides a physical test

SEBRING - Spending two hours in a race car is quite a bit different than making a two-hour drive to Tampa. Spending two hours in a race car over Sebring International Raceway is something else completely different....
Published: 03/22/15
Viper drivers keep their cool

Viper drivers keep their cool

SEBRING - While Saturday's heat took its toll on many fans and drivers at the 12 Hours of Sebring, the drivers of the No. 33 TI Automotive/Riley Motorsports Viper and the No. 93 TI Automotive/ ViperExchange.com Viper found an unusual place to stay co...
Published: 03/22/15

USCC lives up to name

Last year there were two diverse groups of fans who followed the United SportsCar Championship. There were fans of the Grand-Am Series and there were fans of the American Le Mans Series. Both felt their series was superior, which is why they were fan...
Published: 03/22/15
Shockers take on Jayhawks

Shockers take on Jayhawks

OMAHA, Neb. — It took the NCAA Tournament to finally bring Kansas and Wichita State together.
Published: 03/22/15
Panthers rally past Manatees

Panthers rally past Manatees

AVON PARK — South Florida State College’s Tobias Culpepper executed a perfect hit-and-run in the bottom of the ninth inning to lead the Panthers to a 6-5 win over State College of Florida on Wednesday.
Published: 03/22/15
Changes coming to 12 Hours

Changes coming to 12 Hours

SEBRING — Saturday’s 12 Hours of Sebring was the last of its kind, at least as far as the cars go. The differences in 2016 will be somewhat minor, but things will be quite a bit different in 2017.
Published: 03/22/15
Dean in a class by himself

Dean in a class by himself

If you slept in a little bit on Friday morning, you missed quite possibly the best race of the weekend. Sebring's John Dean capped off a memorable week with a .036-second victory over Patrick Gallagher to win the second round of the Battery Tender MX...
Published: 03/21/15
Blood clots sideline Brian Vickers

Blood clots sideline Brian Vickers

FONTANA, Calif. — Brian Vickers has been sidelined again by blood clots that prevent him from safely driving a race car.
Published: 03/21/15
Aiming high

Aiming high

SEBRING - It wasn't too terribly long ago that Paul Miller Racing would have been delighted with a fifth-place finish. Those days are gone. Now, a fifth-place finish is met with rolling up the sleeves and working hard to get back to the spot the team...
Published: 03/21/15

‘For the fans’ lives on

When Dr. Don Panoz founded the American Le Mans Series back in the late 1990s, he had one basic premise in mind. The series was intended “for the fans” and that premise has transferred over to the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.
Published: 03/18/15
Updated: 03/20/15