Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Chevrolet’s lone triumph in the 63rd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, Christian Fittipaldi, Joao Barbosa and Sebastien Bourdais teamed in the No. 5 Action Express Racing Mustang Sampling Corvette DP to make new history for the Bow Tie Brigade. "This is a place that’s been pretty mean to me many times," Bourdais...
SEBRING, Fla. (AP) Action Express Racing scored a dominant win in the Twelve Hours of Sebring, where the trio Joao Barbosa, Christian Fittipaldi and Sebastien Bourdais lapped the field.
Chevrolet swept the top three overall positions, and its Corvette's took four of the top five spots. It's just the second overall victory for Chevrolet in America's oldest endurance race. Jim Hall...
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March 21, 2015
Talk about a view from the top.
Saturday at Daytona International Speedway was all about summits. The defending Rolex 24 championship team, which also is the defending IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship team, was sky-high again near Turn 1, or rather, overlooking Turn 1, where new grandstands are providing a preview of the speedway’s DAYTONA Rising construction project.
Christian Fittipaldi grew up in a racing family, and he's has been racing cars for almost 30 years. He won his first championship, the European F3000 in 1991, at age
December 12, 2014
BRASELTON, Ga. (AP) Christian Fittipaldi won the pole Friday for the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship's Petit Le Mans on Saturday at Road Atlanta.
Fittipaldi, teaming with Joao Barbosa and Sebastien Bourdais in the No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP, had a fast lap of 122.725 mph. Fittipaldi and Barbosa lead the Prototype season standings.
Ricky Taylor was second, 0...
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October 03, 2014
Christian Fittipaldi scored the pole position for Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda in an incident-marred and eventually truncated Prototype qualifying session at Road Atlanta.
For Fittipaldi, it's his first and Action Express Racing's second pole of the season (Sebastien Bourdais, Sebring). Fittipaldi set a best time of 1:14.508 in the No. 5 Corvette DP.
Fittipaldi led a Corvette DP...
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi won the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race at Road America on Sunday for their third victory of the year in Action Express Racing's No. 5 Corvette.
The Prototype class points leaders overcame six cautions periods, a potential race-ending brake problem and a spin off-course and through the grass.
''I felt that we...
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August 10, 2014
After 24 hours of racing at Daytona International Speedway, the No. 5 of Action Expresss Racing has claimed victory in the Rolex 24 at Daytona in the Prototype Series,
The Action Express Racing team is made up of Joao Barbosa, Christian Fittipaldi and Sebastien Bourdais.
Driving the last segment for the team was Barbosa. They finished ahead of the team of Wayne Taylor with drivers...