Sports Cars
Jun 6

IMSA Co-Founder John Bishop Passes Away

John Bishop was 87. (Photo: IMSA)

was 87. (Photo: )

Sports car racing’s John Bishop, co-founder of the International Motor Sports Association, has died. He was 87.

Bishop died Thursday in San Rafael, California, of complications from a recent illness, according to a release from the sports car sanctioning organization.

Bishop co-founded IMSA in 1969 with wife Peggy and NASCAR founder Bill France Sr. after a surprise telephone “cold call” from France.

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Jun 5

FOX Sports To Provide Flag-To-Flag Coverage Of 24 Hour Of Le Mans

FOX Sports will provide 25 hours of coverage for this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans. (Photo: Getty Images)

FOX Sports will provide 25 hours of coverage for this year’s . (Photo: Getty Images)

Veteran race broadcaster Bob Varsha leads a team of 10 on-air personalities and analysts as FOX Sports delivers live multi-platform coverage of the 82nd running of the iconic 24 Hours of Le Mans from famed Circuit de la Sarthe in France, beginning June 14.

FOX Sports opens the first of five live coverage segments at 8:30 a.m. ET, with Varsha serving as host and lead play-by-play announcer for the marathon coverage of the world’s most famous sports car endurance race.

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Jun 1

SportsCars: Toyota 1-2 In Le Mans Test Day

The No. 8 Toyota TS040 Hybrid of Sebastien Buemi was quickest in Sunday's official Le Mans test day. (Photo: Toyota Racing)

The No. 8 Toyota TS040 Hybrid of was quickest in Sunday’s official Le Mans test day. (Photo: Toyota Racing)

Toyota has shown that it may be the team to beat this year at Le Mans, as the Japanese manufacturer led the way in Sunday’s official test day for the 24-hour endurance classic.

Pitted against fellow LMP1 factory efforts from Audi and newcomers Porsche, it was the No. 8 Toyota TS040 Hybrid of Sebastien Buemi that was quickest. The Swiss driver reeled off a best lap of 3:23.014, set early in the four-hour afternoon session.

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May 30

TUDOR Championship: Westbrook, Spirit of Daytona, take pole in Detroit

(Photo: John Dagys)

put the No. 90 Spirit of Daytona team on pole position for Saturday’s race at Belle Isle which will be shown on FOX Sports 1 at 1:30 p.m. ET (Photo: John Dagys)

Richard Westbrook saved the best for last, as the Spirit of Daytona driver claimed a crucial pole position for Saturday’s Chevrolet Sports Car Classic.

Westbrook took his No. 90 Corvette DP to the top spot with less than three minutes on the clock, but it looked like he was beaten when the No. 1 Extreme Speed Motorsports HPD ARX-03b of Ryan Dalziel posted a 1:25.029 in the dying stages of the heated 15-minute session.

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May 30

TV Schedule: MotoGP at Mugello, Doubleheader in Detroit & NASCAR at Dover

Round 6 of the MotoGP World Championship will air on Sunday at 7:00 a.m. ET. (Photo: Getty Images)

Round 6 of the World Championship will air on Sunday at 7:00 a.m. ET. (Photo: Getty Images)

Friday, May 30

11:00 a.m. ET – NASCAR Sprint Cup Practice | Dover (FOX Sports 1)
12:30 p.m. ET – NASCAR Trucks Practice | Dover (FOX Sports 1)
2:00 p.m. ET – NASCAR Nationwide Practice | Dover (FOX Sports 1)
3:30 p.m. ET – NASCAR Sprint Cup Qualifying | Dover (FOX Sports 1)
5:30 p.m. ET – NASCAR Trucks Race | Dover (FOX Sports 1)
9:00 p.m. ET – Monster Jam | Tampa (FOX Sports 1)

Saturday, May 31

9:30 a.m. ET – NASCAR Sprint Cup Practice | Dover (FOX Sports 1)
10:30 a.m. ET – Monster Jam | Anaheim (FOX Sports 1)
12:30 p.m. ET – NASCAR Sprint Cup Practice | Dover (FOX Sports 1)
1:30 p.m. ET – | Detroit (FOX Sports 1)
3:30 p.m. ET – Series Race 1 | Detroit (Live Timing & Scoring)

Sunday, June 1

7:00 a.m. ET – MotoGP World Championship | Mugello (FOX Sports 1)
12:30 p.m. ET – MotoGP MOTO3 | Mugello (FOX Sports 1)
12:30 p.m. ET – NASCAR Sprint Cup Race | Dover (FOX)
1:30 p.m. ET – MotoGP MOTO2 | Mugello (FOX Sports 1)
3:00 p.m. ET – Monster Jam Freestyle | Tampa (FOX Sports 1)
3:30 p.m. ET – IndyCar Series Race 2 | Detroit (Live Timing & Scoring)
6:00 p.m. ET – MotoGP World Championship | Mugello (FOX Sports 2) *Replay

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