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Porsche, Ford Claim Le Mans Poles

Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb will start the No. 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid from the pole during the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans. (Porsche Photo)

With rain blanketing Circuit de la Sarthe on Thursday teams were unable to improve on their 24 Hours of Le Mans qualifying times from Wednesday’s dry session, allowing Porsche to secure its second-straight overall pole in LMP1.

Jani, Porsche Top Practice At Le Mans

The No. 2 Porsche led the way in Wednesday's free practice session for the 84th 24 Hours of Le Mans. (Porsche photo)

With the track drying late in Wednesday’s free practice session for the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the No. 2 Porsche 919 wheeled by Neel Jani topped the speed charts.

ESM Hoping To Complete Historic Trifecta

(From left) Johannes van Overbeek, Pipo Derani, Ed Brown and Scott Sharp celebrate their overall victory in the Rolex 24. They later won the 12 Hours of Sebring and hope to complete a historic trifecta this weekend during the 24 Hours of Le Mans. (Dave Moulthrop Photo)

Opening the year with back-to-back overall victories in the Rolex 24 At Daytona and Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, Tequila Patrón ESM drivers Ed Brown, Scott Sharp, Pipo Derani and Johannes van Overbeek are seeking to become only the second group of drivers to achieve endurance racing’s triple crown in one year.

De La Torre Released From Hospital

Yello Pirelli On Black Exact Size Placement

Pirelli World Challenge driver Jorge de La Torre, who was injured during a practice session May 28 at Lime Rock Park, has been released from Hartford Hospital

McLaren Returning To Goodwood Festival

McLaren-Goodwood

McLaren Automotive will return to the Goodwood Festival of Speed this summer, celebrating race wins and titles that span more than five decades.

Shank Team Rebuilds, Resumes Le Mans Test

Michael Shank Racing has rebuilt its Prototype after a crash during testing at Le Mans. (MSR Photo)

Just over 40 hours after the No. 49 Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian Honda-Ligier suffered a significant high-speed impact during testing for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the team took to the track again on Tuesday with a completely rebuilt machine.

Olsson To Pace Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Nigel Olsson.

Legendary musician Nigel Olsson, a driving force behind the music of superstar entertainer Elton John since the 1970s, has been named a pace car driver for the 2016 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, featuring BMW during its 100th anniversary.

Audi Sets The Pace In Le Mans Testing

Lucas di Grassi and Audi were fastest during 24 Hours of Le Mans testing on Sunday. (Audi Photo)

Audi and driver Lucas di Grassi were on top of the speed charts during testing on Sunday ahead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans at Circuit de la Sarthe.

Crescentini Rocks Laguna Seca

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Dino Crescentini took the overall victory in race seven of the Pirelli GT3 Cup USA Trophy Series on Saturday in a race that saw several championship contenders exit early as changing conditions at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca presented a challenge for the racers.

IMSA: Chevrolet Sports Car Classic

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1. J. Taylor & R. Taylor
2. Barbosa & Fittiapaldi
3. van der Zande & Popow

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