Sports Cars
Aug 30

EXCLUSIVE: 8Star Planning For Dual DP/P2 Program

EXCLUSIVE: 8Star Planning For Dual DP/P2 Program

Photo: John Dagys

With the much-talked about / Balance of Performance yet to be finalized, is preparing to hedge his bets in ’ Prototype class title bid for next year’s United SportsCar Racing series.

SPEED.com has learned the Florida-based squad is finalizing plans to field a P2 car alongside its Corvette DPs next year, which would see its lead driver pairing swap between cars on a race-by-race basis, depending on the best-suited package for each specific track.

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Aug 30

What To Watch: Your Weekend Racing Television Schedule

Weekend What to Watch

Marc Marquez of Spain leads the pack followed by Jorge Lorenzo (Photo: Getty Images)

Friday, August 30th

FIA World Touring Car Championship | Argentina (SPEED2)

GT Open | England (SPEED2)

Saturday, August 31st

Australian V8 Supercars | Hidden Valley (SPEED2)

8:40a – World Championship | British Grand Prix Qualifying (SPEED2)

11:30a – Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt | Wheatland (FOX Sports 2)

1:00p – Australian V8 Supercars | Winton (FOX Sports 2)

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Aug 29

OAK Racing Trio Set Sights On WEC LMP2 Title

OAK Racing Trio Set Sights On WEC LMP2 Title

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With a dominant run in the , which saw a 1-2 result in LMP2, heads into this weekend’s Six Hours of looking to continue its title chase in the FIA World Endurance Championship.

The French squad’s No. 35 Morgan-Nissan of , and claimed a dominant victory in the twice-around-the-clock endurance classic, which propelled the trio to the top of the LMP2 standings, five points ahead of their sister No. 24 entry.

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Aug 27

Franchitti, Dixon To Drive Second Ganassi DP In Monterey

Franchitti, Dixon To Drive Second Ganassi DP In Monterey

Photo: John Dagys

In an effort to bolster its Daytona Prototype title attack, will field a second Riley-BMW in next month’s Continental Tire Sports Car Festival at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca (Live!, FOX Sports 1).

The multi-time and defending champions confirmed Monday that two-time Series champion and three-time Indianapolis 500 winner will pilot the No. 02 entry, which will carry sponsorship from Cessna.

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