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Photo credit: Zurijeta / Shutterstock.com Every week, we here at FlatSixes send out a curated list of all of the week's posts and top stories. This newsletter is quite popular amongst our faithful and we enjoy putting it together each week. In fact, expect some fun additions to the newsletter as time progresses. But sometimes there is some breaking news that we think you might be interested in, such as spy shots of the Porsche 911 Classic or the updated Cayenne, or IMSA racing results, or offic...
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Porsche And Penske Team Up For IMSA And WEC Effort

Photo: Michelin Racing USA Team Penske has been kicking butt in racing for decades, and for a lot of that time the team has been powered by Porsche. Way back in the 1960s Roger Penske himself was racing various four-cam Porsche prototype sports racing roadsters. By the 1970s, Penske and hired driver Mark Donohue were a global force, and their Porsche 917/30 became known as an all-conquering machine in the Can Am series. More recently, from 2006 to 2008, the bright yellow DHL-sponsored Penske Po...
Tags: Porsche, Autos, DHL, Audi, Le Mans, Acura, Daytona, Team Penske, Penske, WEC, IMSA, Roger Penske, FIA World Endurance Championship, Porsche Motorsports, FIA WEC, Mark Donohue


Automoblog Book Garage: quattro: The Race and Rally Story

Author Jeremy Walton takes us behind the scenes of how Audi’s all-wheel drive system came to be.quattro: The Race and Rally Story explores 24 years of factory-supported quattros in motorsport.Affiliate Disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated if you purchase this book through the links provided here. Our Book Garage series showcases what every enthusiast should add to their library. It’s really hard to get across just what a revolution Audi’s quattro drive system was...
Tags: Amazon, Texas, America, Motor sport, Porsche, Autos, Wiltshire, Audi, Ford Motor Company, Walton, Ferdinand, IMSA, Pike, south west England, Ferdinand Piech, Porsche Audi


Brembos On Blackwings: Inside Cadillac’s First-Ever Carbon-Ceramic Braking System

The 2022 CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing are the highest-performing vehicles from Cadillac, particularly the latter with its hand-built 668-horsepower supercharged V8. The brainiacs at General Motors have a long and cherished history of concocting glorious V8 powerplants. But for vehicles like the newest Blackwings, having oodles of power is just part of the equation. Setting The Stage We sat down for a chat with Daniel Sandberg, President and CEO at Brembo North America, host of the...
Tags: California, Washington, General Motors, Power, Magazine, Gm, Autos, Bmw, Motorsports, Blackwing, Cadillac, Daytona, Brembo, IMSA, Sandberg, Brembo North America


Porsche Celebrates 50 Years of IMSA Participation

Photo credit: Porsche Porsche is celebrating its 50th year participating in the IMSA SportsCar Championship. Back in 1971, the first event was held and Porsche was at the forefront battling a Corvette with a flat-six-powered 914/6 GT. Piloted by racing veteran Hurley Haywood and Peter “Perfect” Gregg, the car picked up the win in the very first IMSA Grand Touring race after the Corvette went off track and was forced to pit to repair damages. For the last 50 years, Porsche has been part of every...
Tags: News, Porsche, Autos, Vietnam, Motorsports, Peter, Jacksonville Florida, Gto, Danville, Daytona, IMSA, Gregg, Mobil, Hurley Haywood, Haywood, Porsche Motorsports


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, March 25-April 1

  Age of Mammals Hall at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM), Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA. The museum reopens on April 1. (Photography by Gina Cholick/Courtesy of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County/NHMLAC)   Here is a sampling of upcoming in-person and online things to do in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area. EVENTS   Sugar Rush – A Walk-Through Event: Experiential Supply Co. presents a walk-through event that includes performers, oversi...
Tags: Facebook, California, La, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, United States, Alaska, Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, Michigan, Venice, Voice, Hamburg, Morton


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, March 18-25

  Brian Glodney, of Sherman Oaks, and his 3-year-old son Nixon shop for tomato plants during opening day of Tomatomania! at Tapia Bros. Farm stand in Encino on Friday, March 13, 2020. Tomatomania! returns on March 19-21, 2021 in Encino. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)   Here is a sampling of upcoming in-person and online things to do in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area. EVENTS   Tomatomania!: Get ready to grow your own heirloom and hybrid varieties of ...
Tags: Facebook, New York, California, La, Singapore, Theatre, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, United States, Alaska, Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, Michigan, Venice


Why Music Choice Is Just as Important to Your Brand as Your Website and Logo

All the components of a brand work together to create a complete experience for customers. Most brands focus solely on appealing to consumers visually with colorful logos and imagery and ignore other opportunities to improve how the market perceives them. Developing an auditory identity is an incredibly powerful tool companies can use to stand out, yet it is often underestimated.  Sounds spark powerful emotions and evoke sentimental reactions . People are often moved by music, which stimul...
Tags: Business, Los Angeles, Sales & Marketing, CMO, Mitch, Sarah Mclachlan, Right Now, McDonald, IMSA, ASPCA, Mitch Bishop


Porsche Falls Short Of Podium Dreams In Daytona Endurance Classic

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Tags: Racing, Porsche, Autos, Motorsport, IMSA, GTD, 911 RSR, GTLM, GT3 R, Daytona 24


Porsche Secures Top-3 Starting Positions In Daytona 24 Qualifying Race To Kick Off IMSA Season

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Tags: Racing, Porsche, Autos, Daytona, IMSA, GTD, 911 GT3 R, 911 RSR, GTLM, Daytona 24, Porsche Secures Top


The $397,000 Ferrari F8 Spider combines open-air driving with impressive power and supercar speed

Business Insider The Ferrari F8 Spider, in a smashing yellow. Matthew DeBord/Insider I tested a $396,994 Ferrari F8 Spider, the convertible version of Ferrari's extremely powerful F8 Tributo supercar. The F8 Spider rocks a 710-horsepower, twin-turbocharged V8. The engine comes from the track-oriented 488 Pista. It's the most powerful motor Ferrari has ever dropped into a mid-engine production car. Despite mountain-moving power and blistering speed, I found the F8 Spider to be od...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Features, Ferrari, Supercars, Connecticut, New Jersey, East Coast, Long Island, Jersey, Enzo Ferrari, Ferrari Enzo, IMSA, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Lime Rock Park, Car Review


IMSA boss: LMDh rules can create a “historic battle up front”

There could be "a full grid of prototypes" in the IMSA SportsCar Championship in 2023 when the new LMDh rules are introduced, says president John Doonan
Tags: Sport, IMSA, Autosport


Surprise: Porsche Is Coming Back To Le Mans And Entering IMSA

In a shock move, Porsche has announced it'll return to the WEC and join the IMSA series via the new LMDh rules in
Tags: Porsche, Autos, WEC, IMSA


Veteran Corvette racing programme manager Doug Fehan steps down

Long-time Corvette Racing programme manager Doug Fehan is standing down after 22 seasons at the helm of the ultra-successful Chevrolet GT squad
Tags: Sport, IMSA, Autosport, Doug Fehan


Porsche Is Going Back To Le Mans With A New LMDh Race Car

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Tags: Racing, Porsche, Autos, Le Mans, Motorsport, Hybrid, Daytona, IMSA, FIA World Endurance Championship, Sebring, Porsche Motorsports, FIA WEC, 919 Hybrid, LMDh


Porsche to return to Le Mans 24 Hours with LMDh prototype from 2023

Porsche will return to the Le Mans 24 Hours with an LMDh prototype in 2023 as part of a dual assault on the World Endurance Championship and IMSA SportsCar Championship
Tags: Sport, Porsche, WEC, IMSA, Autosport


Coulthard joins Team Sydney as top engineer returns from IMSA

Fabian Coulthard has signed a deal to join Team Sydney for the 2021 Supercars season following his split with Dick Johnson Racing
Tags: Sport, Sup, IMSA, Coulthard, Fabian Coulthard, Autosport, Team Sydney


Taycan Turbo S Sets EV Record Around Road Atlanta

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Tags: Atlanta, Autos, Ev, IMSA, Leh Keen, Road Atlanta, Grand-Am, Taycan, Porsche Taycan, Taycan Turbo S, EV Record


Vanthoor joins Robichon at Pfaff Motorsports in IMSA

Porsche driver Laurens Vanthoor will partner Zach Robichon at Pfaff Motorsports in the 2021 IMSA SportsCar Championship
Tags: Sport, Porsche, IMSA, Laurens Vanthoor, Vanthoor, Autosport, Pfaff Motorsports, Zach Robichon, ROBICHON


IMSA-bound Magnussen treating Abu Dhabi GP as final F1 race

Kevin Magnussen is treating the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as his final race in Formula 1 ahead of his move into sportscar racing for 2021
Tags: Sport, F1, Kevin Magnussen, IMSA, Magnussen, Autosport


Racing Team Nederland to make Daytona 24 Hours debut in 2021

Racing Team Nederland has announced that it will make its debut in 2021's Daytona 24 Hours next month with an Oreca 07 in the LMP2 class
Tags: Sport, Daytona, IMSA, Autosport, Racing Team Nederland


WEC LMP2 champion wants to defend crown despite IMSA programme priority

New World Endurance Championship LMP2 title winner Filipe Albuquerque wants to defend his crown in 2021, despite billing his new IMSA SportsCar Championship drive as his priority
Tags: Sport, WEC, IMSA, Filipe Albuquerque, Autosport


NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson to make Daytona 24 Hours return with AXR

Action Express Racing has confirmed a second entry in the 2021 Daytona 24 Hours, with NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson making his eighth start in the event
Tags: Sport, Nascar, Daytona, Jimmie Johnson, IMSA, Action Express Racing, Autosport


Magnussen: Chance to win motivated IMSA switch after F1 exit

Kevin Magnussen says the opportunity to win races again was a motivating factor in his move from Formula 1 to the IMSA SportsCar Championship with Chip Ganassi Racing in 2021
Tags: Sport, F1, Kevin Magnussen, IMSA, Magnussen, Autosport


IMSA introduces qualifying race before Daytona 24 Hours

The starting order for next month's Daytona 24 Hours, the first round of the 2021 IMSA SportsCar Championship, will be determined by a 100-minute qualifying race
Tags: Sport, Daytona, IMSA, Autosport


Tandy joins Chevrolet for 2021 IMSA campaign

Le Mans 24 Hours winner Nick Tandy has left Porsche to join the factory Chevrolet Corvette squad for next year's IMSA SportsCar Championship in North America
Tags: Sport, Porsche, Chevrolet, IMSA, Tandy, Chevrolet Corvette, Nick Tandy, Autosport


Magnussen moves into IMSA for 2021 with Chip Ganassi Racing

Kevin Magnussen will race in the IMSA SportsCar Championship next year after being announced in Chip Ganassi Racing's DPi line-up
Tags: Sport, Kevin Magnussen, IMSA, Magnussen, Autosport


Montoya joins Meyer Shank Racing for IMSA endurance rounds

Meyer Shank Racing has completed its 2021 driver line-up with the announcement that Juan Pablo Montoya will join the squad for IMSA's four endurance rounds
Tags: Sport, IMSA, Montoya, Juan Pablo Montoya, Autosport, Meyer Shank Racing


Departing Haas F1 driver Magnussen set for Ganassi IMSA switch for 2021

Haas Formula 1 driver Kevin Magnussen is set for a switch to sportscar racing in 2021, driving for Chip Ganassi Racing's revived IMSA team, Autosport has learned
Tags: Sport, Kevin Magnussen, IMSA, Magnussen, Haas Formula, Autosport, Ganassi IMSA


Wayne Taylor Racing recruits outgoing Penske trio for IMSA line-up

Three outgoing Penske drivers will join the Wayne Taylor Racing IMSA Sportscar Championship squad on its switch from Cadillac to Acura for next season
Tags: Sport, Cadillac, Acura, Penske, IMSA, Wayne Taylor, Autosport, Wayne Taylor Racing IMSA Sportscar Championship