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By IMSA Wire Service Jack Hawksworth won his first race in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship back in 2014 in the Prototype Challenge (PC) class at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. But it wasn’t until the Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio on May 5 that he’d win again, this time in the GT Daytona (GTD) class aboard the No. 14 AIM Vasser Sullivan Lexus RC F GT3. “My first-ever race in the championship, I won, but it took five years to get back there,” Hawksworth says. “It was a long oldRead More
By IMSA Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – As a sports car racer, Townsend Bell has accomplished quite a bit throughout his career. He’s won the “triple crown” of endurance racing with victories in the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Presented by Advance Auto Parts and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. He’s a champion of both the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup. And in 2019, after three years of part-time activity, he’s returning as a full-time driver in theRead More
By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer When most drivers think about their final race, they likely imagine rolling off into the sunset with a spirited final drive. Not Scott Pruett. He opted for the darkness at Daytona International Speedway instead. “I think last night I did all my driving,” Pruett said after his final stint in Sunday’s Rolex 24 at Daytona. “The majority of my driving was from about 8 o’clock last night to about 7 o’clock this morning, with maybe one or two out‑of‑the‑cars in between. “So I’ll remember the darkness of Daytona and certainlyRead More