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Have You Seen Mr. Bill At Circuit Of The Americas?

Marshals often have traveling objects, such as the famous teddy bear that appears on television from time to time. Reader and corner marshal autojim has Mr. Bill, who is tied to the Turn 13 marshal stand at Circuit of the Americas this weekend.

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Scott Pruett Gets 60th Win In Sportscars, Hugs From Teammate Joey Hand

If there’s ever a good time for a bro-hug, it’s when your teammate ensures that you get your sixtieth ever win in top-level North American sportscar races. Scott Pruett increased his record number of wins today at Circuit of the Americas and proved that his once problematic car was now right where the team wanted it.

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Jalopnik’s Own Fluffy Bunny Photobombs TV Broadcast With Jordan Taylor

Everyone knows Jordan Taylor has a huge heart for fluffy friends, so when I spotted him pop out of the car at Lone Star Le Mans, I handed Fluffy Bunny over for a brief photo op. Surprisingly, Jordon let Bunny do the #JTfacial this time, and was caught by the TV broadcast to prove it!

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The DeltaWing Really Just Drives Like A Normal Race Car

We’ve covered the saga of the DeltaWing rather extensively, but have somehow glossed over the point: it’s a race car, dang it. What is it like to actually drive? So, we asked the pair who will be racing the car at Circuit of the Americas. Interestingly, both drivers swear the funky looking car is actually pretty normal to drive.

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Why Lone Star Le Mans Is The Best Weekend In Austin

This weekend, an insane amount of lustworthy race cars descends upon the town where I live: Porsche GT3 Cup, the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge, Lamborghini Super Trofeo, United SportsCar and the World Endurance Championship. Here’s some of the cars I saw running practice laps last week. Come drool with us.

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Come Hang Out With Us At Jalopnik’s Lone Star Le Mans Party In Austin TONIGHT!

One overwhelmingly awesome weekend of sportscars is coming to Circuit of the Americas in Austin, and we’ll be there. So, by popular demand, we’ve decided to have a get-together this Friday after the track goes cold at 8 p.m. at Posse East, right north of the University of Texas campus.

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If You Have To Move This Couch, Move Me With It

Whoever this Porsche crew member is, he’s a genius. If a couch is being moved with a forklift anyway, why not use it to get somewhere? If I even had half the ingenuity of this guy, I’d be really, really smart, I guess.

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A Salute To Fan Man, Unsung Hero Of Car Racing

This man — Fan Man — has the most important job in racing right now. It’s hot and humid as balls outside at this test day, and all I’m doing is walking around grabbing some photos. Inside a car probably feels like a sauna when the car is off.

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Wide Hips And Big Wings


Is there a prettier BMW Z4 in the world? No. No, there isn’t. Here’s BMW Team RLL testing at Circuit of the Americas for Lone Star Le Mans next weekend.

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Porsche’s Earl Bamber Obliterates Track Record At Road America

In his first qualifying run ever as a Porsche works driver, Earl Bamber just smashed the GTLM-class pole position record at Road America. Bamber scored a lightning quick lap time of 2:02.384 around the 4.048-mile track.

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