Tag Archives: United Sportscar

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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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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Holy Crap, The Last Lap Of The United SportsCar Race Was Chaos On Chaos

Today’s United SportsCar race at Road America was insanity from start to finish, but one lap stood heads, tails and balls above the rest: the last one. Jörg Bergmeister and Pierre Kaffer were side-by-side battling for second place, and the PC leader disappeared from TV while the guy who was second took the win.

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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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Porsche’s Nick Tandy Grabs A Coke In The Hauler Like A Boss

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How Do You Win The 24 Hours Of Le Mans? Ask The Guys Who Did It

For two winners of this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, this was one of the most uneventful races they’ve ever driven—and for that, they’re grateful. It doesn’t matter if you’re in a top-level Le Mans prototype or a road-car-based Corvette: the key to winning is to do everything as flawlessly as possible.

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