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    Report: Shelby Daytona Coupe becomes first add to National Historic Vehicle Register
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    The Shelby Daytona Coupe was the first American car ever to win the FIA World Sportscar Championship, and it won back-to-back class victories in the 12 Hours of Sebring. As the car celebrates its 50th birthday this year, it has another honor to add to its list of accolades. The first vehicle to ...

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    Video: Watch how Corvette Racing's new collision-avoidance radar system works
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    When it comes to technology used in racecars, we generally expect it to trickle down to production cars, not the other way around. Well, Pratt & Miller has developed a new rear-facing radar that operates in a similar fashion to what we're used to in modern blind spot detection systems, only ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: 2013 Twelve Hours of Sebring, cakewalk up front, grindfest out back [w/spoilers]
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    This year's 12 Hours of Sebring wasn't exactly a foregone conclusion because we're still talking about racing, and anything can happen when the speeds are as high as the adrenaline and the desire. But we're still talking about Audi bringing it's two top-spec racers – and its huge budget and ...

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    Motorsports: Notes from Day One of the 2013 Twelve Hours of Sebring
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    The 61st edition of The 12 Hours of Sebring is on, and Autoblog has come to central Florida with Audi to feast on jumbo boiled peanuts, pickled eggs and the final race for the LMP1 class at the oldest road course in North America. As Audi has been doing for more than a decade now, it's brought ...

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    Motorsports: DeltaWing shines up nice for 2013 ALMS season
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    Returning for its sophomore season, numerous changes have been made to the DeltaWing racecar – not the least of which is the fact that it is no longer associated with Nissan – but the most significant update could be a remedy to one of the car's biggest criticisms, its color. In the ...

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    Confirmed: Audi commits two R18 E-Tron Quattros to final Sebring race for LMP1 cars
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    We were baffled a few weeks back when the American Le Mans Series and Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series announced new classes that will make up their combined racing program in 2014. Gone from the list is the Le Mans Prototype class, otherwise known as LMP1. The LMP1 class has long been the top ...

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    Official: ALMS, Grand-Am asking fans to help name new combined series
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    Now that it is settled that the American Le Mans Series and the Grand-Am Rolex racing series are officially tying the knot, the next big thing needs to be settled: What are they going to call it? Organizers must be preoccupied with either determining race classes or figuring where they are going ...

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    Motorsports: 12 Hours of Sebring celebrates 60 years with exciting finish
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    The inaugural 12 Hours of Sebring was held 60 years ago in 1952. Ferrari was the first to build a dynasty of overall wins, followed by Ford, then Porsche, then Nissan, and today we live in the era of Audi. With its main rival, Peugeot, having pulled out of endurance racing altogether this year, ...

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    Win an autographed Audi flag from this year's Twelve Hours of Sebring
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    Audi invited us to warm and sunny Florida for the 59th annual Twelve Hours of Sebring, the opening round of the 2011 American Le Mans Series that was held this past weekend. While the French racing team Oreca took the surprise win in the LMP1 class (beating the factory Peugeot 908 HDi team in ...

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    Get your spotter's guide for this weekend's 12 Hours of Sebring
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    The 2011 American Le Mans racing season gets underway in earnest this weekend with the 12 Hours of Sebring. The endurance race run on Floridian tarmac is one of the most iconic in the world, and always draws a mouthwatering array of racing machinery. This year's event will be no exception, the ...

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    Nissan/Playstation GT Academy winner to go from armchair to racing seat at Le Mans
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    Lucas Ordonez is a 25-year-old Spaniard who began competing in Nissan and Playstation's GT Academy when it first got started back in 2008. Of the initial 25,000 participants, Lucas weeded himself out as the quickest and was given the chance to take his skills from Gran Turismo to a real race ...

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    Panoz Abruzzi makes on-track appearance, gearing up for competition
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    Panoz Abruzzi on the track at Petit Le Mans – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Panoz recently revealed its long-awaited new sports car, the Abruzzi, at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France. We finally have a better look at the Abruzzi on our own home soil thanks to a surprise on-track ...

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    Video: The 1970 12 Hours of Sebring completely ruled
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    1970 12 Hours of Sebring film - Click above to watch video after the jump
    If we had a time machine, we'd set it for 1970 and never look back. And once we landed, bought some new threads and scored one of the amazing cars in production at the time, we'd road trip it to Sebring so we could see that ...

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    Sebring and Petit Le Mans added to 2011 Intercontinental Le Mans Cup
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    2010 12 Hours of Sebring – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Earlier this year, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) announced the formation of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup that would feature races in Europe, North America and Asia for what is essentially a sports car racing ...

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    Video: Corvette Racing Series Ep. 2: 2010 12 Hours of Sebring
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    "As long as we stay on the track, don't run into anybody and the pit stops are good..." were the famous last words of Dave Binks, Corvette Racing crew chief. He spoke these words on the afternoon of Friday, March 19 following qualifying for this year's ...

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    Video: Corvette Racing's uncharacteristic pit-car crash at Sebring
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    There are plenty of top-notch competitors in the American Le Mans Series looking to knock you out of contention, especially in this year's hyper-competitive GT2 class. So it's important not to hurt your own chances with bonehead mistakes. The Pratt ...

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    2010 12 Hours of Sebring goes into the books [SPOILER ALERT]
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    2010 12 Hours of Sebring – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The first of nine races that comprise the 2010 American Le Mans Series is now in the history books, as the 12 Hours of Sebring came to a conclusion under the cover of darkness Saturday night. For those of you who still have ...

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    Sebring 2010: Bad start for Jaguar as XKR goes out in first hour
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    Unfortunately for Jaguar, the only XKR to make it to the finish of the 2010 12 Hours of Sebring was the green and black pace car. Sebring was to have been the full-season competition debut for the new JaguarRSR XKR GT2, but it looks like team has a lot more work to do before the car's a potential ...

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    Video: Sebring 2010: BMW's Dirk Mϋller talks about hour 1
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    The #90 BMW M3 GT2 - Click above to watch video after the jump
    The last 24 hours have been tough for Dirk Mϋller, one of the drivers of the BMW M3 GT2 in the American Le Mans Series. After setting the fastest GT2 time in qualifying on Friday for today's 12 Hours of Sebring, his time was ...

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    Intercontinental Le Mans Cup expanded to LMP2 and GT classes
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    The Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) held a press conference Friday morning before qualifying for this weekend's 12 Hours of Sebring to announce an expansion of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup. When it was first announced late in 2009, the three-race championship was only going to apply to the ...

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