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Sharp Curve Ahead
  by Brian C. Mackey
It's that time of year again.  You know, the changing fall colors, the cooling air, pumpkins and most of all, we're deep in the sponsor hunting season of the fourth quarter.  In reality, the search for sponsors is all year long, but this time of year is reserved for the most concentrated effort.  But just like the seasons seem to be a little out of kilter, in recent years so has the sponsorship story. I used to think motorsports was at a crossroads.  I don't think that way anymore.
Home hat-trick for Toyota Racing at Fuji
  World Endurance Championship
Toyota Racing maintained its unbeaten record on home ground with a dominant one-two victory in the Six Hours of Fuji, the fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. The team scored a third consecutive win in the event thanks to the #8 TS040 HYBRID of Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Buemi, who extend their lead in the drivers' World Championship.
Toyota nips Porsche for pole in Fuji
  World Endurance Championship
Toyota Racing scored its third consecutive pole position thanks to an exciting climax to qualifying for the Six Hours of Fuji, earning a vital FIA World Endurance Championship point in the process. Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Buemi, in the #8 TS040 HYBRID, grabbed pole from Porsche by 0.043secs in the final moments of qualifying to extend their advantage in the Drivers' World Championship to 12 points.
On any given Sunday..13 years ago today
  by Stephen Cox
September 23, 2001 was a bright, beautiful Sunday at Hallett Motor Racing Circuit's 2-mile road course just outside of Tulsa. I was sitting on the second floor of the scoring tower finishing a breaded tenderloin sandwich with extra pickle trying desperately to figure a way to beat Larry Childs. Larry was a truly great driver in addition to being a genuinely nice guy. I was driving Jeff Saulsberry's well-prepared Datsun 240Z in the GT-2 class. To add insult to injury, Larry's team also fielded a 240Z, meaning that he was essentially beating me with my own car.
Taylor team wins battle, Action Express War
  Petit Lemans at Road Atlanta
Wayne Taylor Racing may have won the race, but it was too little, too late to prevent the Action Express pairing of Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi from bringing home the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship hardware with their Corvette Prototype at Road Atlanta in the 17th annual Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda. Jordan Taylor took the lead from Fittipaldi with approximately 90 minutes to go and pulled away before a full-course caution bunched the field with 17 minutes to go.  Jordan Taylor held off Barbosa by 11 seconds, leading a Corvette 1-2 sweep
Fittipaldi wins Petit LeMans pole
  Action Express Racing’s second pole of 2014
Christian Fittipaldi is in prime position for his first championship in 23 years, picking up the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship TOTAL Pole Award Friday for the Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta. Fittipaldi, who enters the event with co-driver Joao Barbosa leading the Prototype standings by 22 points in the No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP, posted the fastest time with a lap of 1:14.508 (122.725 mph), 0.289 seconds ahead of Ricky Taylor.
TUDOR points battles come down to Petit Le Mans
  at Road Atlanta
The IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship 2014 season will come to a close at Road Atlanta with the 17th Annual Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda.  This 10-hour race will not just decide the season long championship chases in all of the classes, it also will decide the various champions in the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup.
Petit Le Mans Preview
  IMSA News And Notes
The inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will conclude at Road Atlanta on Saturday with the 17th annual of Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda. Titles in both the TUDOR Championship and Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup will be on the line in the race, which takes the green flag at 11:15 a.m. ET Petit Le Mans will run the full 10-hour distance. In the past, the event was scheduled for 1,000 miles or 10 hours.
Atherton underscores vital role of racing in innovation
  at international SAE conference
As they have for many, many years, every race car in last Saturday's TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race at Circuit of The Americas had a rearview mirror. That's not news, as a rearview mirror is a simple, obvious and essential part of any automobile. But as IMSA President and Chief Operating Officer Scott Atherton pointed out last week in a keynote address to the SAE North American International Powertrain Conference in Chicago, the rearview mirror is one of the most basic examples of automobile innovation driven by racing.
Observations from the World of Motorsports
  by Brian Carroccio
A lot has happened in the world of motor racing since the last time I wrote three weeks ago following the Verizon IndyCar Series finale at Auto Club Speedway. While I'll spare you the uninteresting details, an old injury that recently reared its ugly head has left little time for writing about automobile racing. Nevertheless, during that time, I've amassed quite a list of subjects for discussion. So, without further ado let's tackle some the more intriguing storylines from the world of racing over the past few weeks.
Audi celebrates second WEC season victory at Austin
  SPC
Audi has celebrated the second consecutive one-two win in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Following their victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours in June, Marcel Fassler/Andre Lotterer/Benoit Treluyer (CH/D/F) in the fourth race of the season at Austin prevailed again. A sudden downpour of rain, red flags after a series of spins and a tactically challenging course of the race on a drying track converted the night race in Texas into a real thriller.
Pruett and Rojas win in Austin
  Tudor United SportsCar Championship
Using one less pitstop, Scott Pruett gave Chip Ganassi Racing its third Prototype and overall win of TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season, its first since Long Beach in April, in Saturday’s Lone Star Le Mans at Circuit of the Americas. Pruett co-drove the winning No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing Riley-Ford with Memo Rojas. Pruett took the lead on fuel strategy, as the car made one less pit stop (two to three). They cut it so close, it ran out of fuel just before Turn 11 on the cool down lap.
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USCC Point Standings
2014 After Road America

Prototype Drivers
1 Joao Barbosa 285
1 Christian Fittipaldi 285
2 Jordan Taylor 269
2 Ricky Taylor 269
3 Michael Valiante 267
3 Richard Westbrook 267
4 Gustavo Yacaman 253
5 Scott Pruett 250
6 Ed Brown 233
6 Johannes van Overbeek 233
7 Ryan Dalziel 228
7 Oswaldo Negri Jr. 228
7 John Pew 228
7 Scott Sharp 228
8 Memo Rojas 218
9 Joel Miller 198
10 Olivier Pla 172
11 Tristan Nunez 164
12 Sylvain Tremblay 133
13 Brian Frisselle
14 Eric Curran 124
15 Boris Said 117
16 Alex Brundle 113
17 Tom Long 18
18 Sage Karam 104
19 Katherine Legge 102
120 Max Angelelli 85
21 Brian Frisselle 84
22 Andy Meyrick 82
23 Sebastien Bourdais 67
24 Marino Franchitti 60
25 Tristan Vautier 19 58
26 HoPin Tung 57
27 Jon Fogarty 1 54
28 Gabby Chaves 16 53
29 Simon Pagenaud 52
30 Mike Rockenfeller 51
31 David Brabham 50
31 Scott Dixon 50
31 Tony Kanaan 50
32 Guy Cosmo 46
32 Klaus Graf 46
32 Anthony Lazzaro 46
32 Lucas Luhr 46
33 Justin Wilson 43
34 Byron DeFoor 41
34 David Hinton 41
34 Jim Pace 41
35 Wayne Taylor 33
36 Fabien Giroix 31
36 John Martin 31
37 Alex Popow 30
38 Roman Rusinov 26
38 Oliver Webb 26
39 Kyle Larson 24
40 Frank Beck 23
41 Ben Devlin 22
41 Max Papis 22
41 Bradley Smith 22
42 Jamie McMurray 21
43 AJ Allmendinger 20
44 James Hinchcliffe 19
44 Jann Mardenborough 19
45 Alexander Rossi 16
45 Sebastian Saavedra 16
46 Brendon Hartley 15
46 E.J. Viso 15
47 Memo Gidley 14
47 Alex Gurney 14
48 Scott Mayer 1 3
49 Pierre Kaffer 1
49 Darren Law 1 
Specifications
Prototype (P)
TOP SPEED: 190 mph
HORSEPOWER: 450-600
WEIGHT: 1,990 to 2,285 Lbs
WIDTH: 74 inches
GEARBOX: 6-speed
TIRES: Continental
CHASSIS: Carbon or Tubing
TRACTION CONTROL: Yes

Prototype Challenge (PC)
TOP SPEED: 175 mph
HORSEPOWER: 430
WEIGHT: 1,990 pounds
HEIGHT: 40 inches
WIDTH: 74 inches
CARS: ORECA FLM09
ENGINES: Chevrolet LS3
FUEL: VP Racing Fuel E-10
TIRES: Continental
CHASSIS: Carbon Fiber
TRACTION CONTROL: No

GT Le Mans (GTLM)
TOP SPEED: 180
HORSEPOWER: 500
WEIGHT: 2,745 minimum
CARS: Production based
GEARBOX: 5-sp or 6-sp
TIRES: Open
CHASSIS: Tube Frame
TRACTION CONTROL: No

GT Daytona (GTD)
TOP SPEED: 180
HORSEPOWER: 450
WEIGHT: 2,680 pounds
CARS: Production Based
GEARBOX: 5-sp or 6-sp
TIRES: Continental
CHASSIS: Tube frame
TRACTION CONTROL: No

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