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Old 4 Aug 2019, 13:13 (Ref:3921133)   #16
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From S365's roundup this evening:

***The prospects of a third Acura ARX-05 on the grid for next year are believed to have been recently vetoed by Team Penske, which currently holds the right of exclusivity for the DPi car. An existing IMSA GT Daytona team had been known to have inquired about running a customer Acura DPi car.

Any guesses as to who? My money would be in Shank wanting to run an Acura program.

***Doonan confirmed to Sportscar365 that its DPi program is “here to say” although would not outright confirm Joest Racing returning for 2020. The manufacturer’s partnership with the German outfit was multi-year when announced in mid-2017 although Doonan said they will “never comment” on the exact duration of such agreements.

Any chance they'd change from Joest after 2 wins finally? I wouldn't be surprised if it was a 2 year deal so it could expire this fall but they would have to renew if Joest was interested.

***Madison Snow is set to return to the wheel of Paul Miller’s Lamborghini in a test at Road Atlanta next week. Miller said he let the Snow family know of the testing opportunity, which was taken up by the 23-year-old, who hasn’t driven since winning the GTD championship at Motul Petit Le Mans last year.

One of the greatest screw jobs on a driver continues, Madison isn't a pro just really damn good.
I saw that im glad to see that Madison is going to get some seat time. He was too good to just be retired at 20.

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It's just the test though, he still can't run in the car in a race since he's Gold and they can't have him and Sellers in the car together
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***Doonan confirmed to Sportscar365 that its DPi program is “here to say” although would not outright confirm Joest Racing returning for 2020. The manufacturer’s partnership with the German outfit was multi-year when announced in mid-2017 although Doonan said they will “never comment” on the exact duration of such agreements.

Any chance they'd change from Joest after 2 wins finally? I wouldn't be surprised if it was a 2 year deal so it could expire this fall but they would have to renew if Joest was interested.

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I found it interesting that when interviewed right after Mazda's third win in a row a very emotional Doonen credited Multimatic and crew and drivers, but did not mention Joest. He was very caught up in the moment so maybe there was nothing to it.
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Old 7 Aug 2019, 12:03 (Ref:3921811)   #19
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With his usual enthusiasm and energy I would be more willing to give him slack than most. He often feels more like a fan than the corporate machine out in front of the team. That said to lose Joest and all the work they have put in to put the car right would be tough, assuming Joest is key to the turn around and not more so Multimatic. I don't know the reality of the working relationships and don't think it's even been made public, other than Joest pulling the cars to focus on development over racing.
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Doonen's comments were on the RLM coverage in the craziness of the winner's circle. They and he explained his emotion was not just the Mazda victory, but that Doonen grew up five minutes from the track and started attending races there with his father when he was five years old, so the victory was a professional triumph and family memories flooding in, so it would be understandable that his statements might have been jumbled.

At the same time Mazda Team Joest started this year by having Ralf Juttner going back to Germany and engineers from Multimatic taking lead point on the cars-which I guess is still the case? So it does seem there has been some shifting around of responsibilities. We shall see I guess.
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It looks like we'll be losing at least one AMG for 2020, Keating is running with Project 1 in WEC and may only run Michelin Endurance Cup but no program confirmed yet. I could see him run Daytona and Sebring with possibility of running The Glen and Petit depending on time and success.
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Did anyone see this coming?

https://sportscar365.com/lemans/asia...lmp2-programs/
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I saw another article and didn't recognize the team name so when it said Asian LM series and LMP2 I assumed they were running there and skipped it. I don't follow NASCAR closely enough to know every team but haven't seen them much, do they run every week and well? Will be interesting to see how they adapt to the Ligier before Daytona, and if they'll wait until Sebring to start the season.
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They run every week and terribly. They haven't announced which car they intend to use for IMSA, although it's as likely as anything they'll pay someone to run that for them too.

The team started in sports cars with John Ware, they ran tube frame SCCA/IMSA cars in the 80s before Rick got into NASCAR, and they've been around occasionally still since. But it's 100% rent a rides to pay for the Ware family (these days Cody) to race operation. The press release is almost painful to read, it's straight up saying they think they can find more seat buyers this way.
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I thought it felt a bit like an optimistic approach and probably a bit clueless when they said stuff like "We have run many drivers from overseas in the past, but with the interest of the Asian Le Mans Series I believe it will be the catalyst for continuing our open door policy for drivers and sponsors to also be part of the NASCAR model." Open door policy for drivers, meaning your cash opens the door?
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They run every week and terribly.

I believe one of their cars was parked (or at least threatened w/ being parked) for running too slow yesterday. A likely preview of what's to come, assuming they ever make it to the IMSA grid.


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They run every week and terribly. They haven't announced which car they intend to use for IMSA, although it's as likely as anything they'll pay someone to run that for them too.

The team started in sports cars with John Ware, they ran tube frame SCCA/IMSA cars in the 80s before Rick got into NASCAR, and they've been around occasionally still since. But it's 100% rent a rides to pay for the Ware family (these days Cody) to race operation. The press release is almost painful to read, it's straight up saying they think they can find more seat buyers this way.
Hope this does not materialize. Don't need an LMP2 field filler. Its a different story if they want to come in and run in GTD though. Should look at that route.
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The recent Marshall Pruett/Stephen Kilby podcast was interesting. Thoughts on some topics brought up:

1. I can for sure see Pratt & Miller Corvette and R.L.L. BMW change some drivers. The #4 car especially. Mueller, Hand, and Priaux are all former BMW drivers. Could see Westbrook and Briscoe move to P&M. Oliver Gavin just does not have it anymore. Tommy Milner is too mistake prone.

2. An all GT race in Portland. Sign me up. Laguna Seca is great, but the crowds are not there and maybe it can host an all proto race there still. For Portland. A 4 hour race with GTLM, GTD, and bring in GS too, running with the last hour transitioning to night. Bring those crazy Portland Timber fans to an auto race.

3. Baltimore was a cool venue. Did not get the respect it deserved. The racing there was certainly unique. For ALMS the gaps between the classes was very close even with LMP1. Imagine if you had a race with GTLM vs DP/P2 there between 2014-2016. The GTLM's could have won overall there (in dry). But yeah in one year the winning Falken Porsche was 4th overall just a few seconds back of the winning prototype. Corvette led overall very late in the 2013 race.
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