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Drama on Tap at Road Atlanta ALMS Finale

Fans attending the 16th Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda on October 19th are in for a real treat. The American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón season finale promises plenty of drama with several championships on the line.

Muscle Milk Pickett Racing with drivers Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf won the recent race at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) and has already clinched the P1 championship. However, a win at Road Atlanta will be difficult as defending Petit Le Mans champion Rebellion Racing returns with its Lola Toyota. Last year, the much anticipated duel between Rebellion and Muscle Milk ended when a collision with a GTC car caused an extended pit stop for Pickett’s team, handing Rebellion a somewhat easy victory.

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What’s My Line? A Day In the Life at the Track

“I spend the Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda working in stints. It's a full day of wearing a hotfiresuit. I get constant direction on my performance and those around me through an earpiece. My only line of communication is through a microphone. Millions are watching me do my job through their television screen. If I mess up, the world is going to know it within seconds. I've spent a decade fine-tuning my skill to be on top of my game at this very moment. Every decision I make takes into account hundreds of variables and I must make the right move the first time or risk never getting another shot. With any luck, at the end of 10 hours, I'll stand in victory lane and be covered in celebratory champagne. What's my line?”

If you were on the panel of the golden age of television game show, “What’s My Line”, you might guess Jamie Howe was describing herself as a racecar driver. But, you would be wrong. Many of the same criteria that make up the daily description of a driver also outline the Braselton, Ga.-resident's job as a pit lane reporter for FOX Sports.

Jamie Howe gives a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to be an American Le Mans Series pit reporter for FOX Sports 2 at the 16th Annual Petit Le Mans. 

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Ford to Debut New EcoBoost Race Engine
At Rolex 24

ecoboostFord brings technologically advanced 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost® engine to racing in 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 1, 2013 - As part of its continuing strategy to introduce product-relevant technology into racing, Ford announced today plans to bring its 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost® racing engine to the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship series.

The new engine, which will debut at the 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona on Jan. 25-26 and run the entire 12-race season, will power a new-look Daytona Prototype car, created with Ford corporate design influence. Michael Shank Racing is on board as the first team to put EcoBoost power behind its DP car.

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