Daily Archive: January 26, 2014

Jan 26

Porsche prevails in 10-Minute Sprint to the finish

Takes GTLM victory in 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona
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A twice-around-the-clock test of endurance turned into a 10-minute test of nerves Sunday at the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona.

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Jan 26

Action Express Racing victorious In 52nd Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona (+results, updated²)

Locally-owned team wins twice-around-the-clock challenge for second time

Action Express Corvette win 24 DaytonaMore than 23 and a half hours of grueling and demanding racing came down to a four-lap dash to the finish as Action Express Racing and the No. 5 Corvette DP held off Wayne Taylor Racing and the No. 10 Corvette DP to win the 52nd anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 26

Two for Two: David Ostella earns second endurance podium

Finishing third in the Prototype Challenge

David Ostella - Rolex 24 at Daytona David Ostella recorded his second podium finish in two career endurance racing starts, finishing third in the Prototype Challenge class with Performance Tech Motorsports in the Rolex 24 at Daytona on Jan. 25-26. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 26

Statement by Scot Elkins, IMSA vice president, competition and technical regulations

We regret the confusion following the race

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A full post-race review of the incident on the last lap of the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona was completed by IMSA Supervisory Officials. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 26

Kuno Wittmer unlucky 6th at Rolex 24 At Daytona

The 24 Hours Of Daytona

Kuno Wittmer - SRT Motorsports Viper GTS-R  - Rolex 24 at Daytona (1) After fighting hard all night and through the morning, the No. 93 SRT Motorsports Viper GTS-R had fought its way back to fourth in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class, just behind the No. 91 Viper in third place.

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Jan 26

Louis-Philippe Dumoulin Rolex 24 at Daytona report

“What a professional experience this weekend was”

Louis-Philippe Dumoulin - Rolex 24 at Daytona Invited by his major partner in the Nascar Canadian Tire Series, WeatherTech, Louis-Philippe Dumoulin has joined the Alex Job Racing/WeatherTech team this weekend for the 52nd edition of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 26

Jean-François Dumoulin and Magnus Racing: A positive experience

52nd edition of the Rolex 24 at Daytona

Jean-François Dumoulin - Rolex 24 Daytona (1) Jean-François Dumoulin has joined the Magnus Racing team for the 52nd edition of the Rolex 24 at Daytona which was presented this weekend.

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Jan 26

Action Express wins 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona

Race Results and interviews

Action Express Corvette win 24 DaytonaThe Corvette DP # 5 driven by Sébastien Bourdais, Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa (Burt Frisselle did not take the wheel) were the 1st to get the checkered flag.

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Jan 26

Live updates from the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona

23rd hour

Rolex 24 At Daytona logoRunning second in PC, Kyle Marcelli’s No. 7 Starworks Motorsport ORECA FLM09 caught fire on the backstretch to bring out the 15th caution flag shortly before the end of 22 hours of competition.

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Jan 26

DTM / Super GT / IMSA Steering Committee holds second meeting

The first meeting was held July 2013 at the Norisring DTM round
DTM - Super GT - IMSA Steering Committee logo Surrounded by the atmosphere of the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona, the season kick-off of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, the steering committee of DTM, SUPER GT and IMSA, held its second collaborative meeting.  Read the rest of this entry »
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Jan 26

Live updates from the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona

Hour 19-21 Report

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Burt Frisselle and Ricky Taylor traded the lead throughout the 19th hour of competition at Daytona. Frisselle had taken over shortly after 8 a.m. in the No. 9 Action Express Corvette DP, with Taylor regaining the lead at 8:31 a.m. in the No. 10 Velocity Worldwide Corvette DP. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 26

After three segments, Porsche North America takes lead In Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup

Level 5 Motorsports pulls ahead in GT Daytona Team Championship

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Porsche North America leads the GT Le Mans (GTLM) team points counting for the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup after 18 hours in the Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 26

Chip Ganassi Racing, Action Express Racing share 18-Hour Lead

In Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup

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A pit stop by Jordan Taylor in the No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP moments before the 18-hour mark allowed Action Express Racing to not only lead the Rolex 24 At Daytona, but grab a share of the lead in the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 26

Auto GP secures Eurosport live coverage

Partnership with WTCC, DTM, ELMS for 2014

AutoGP Auto GP Organization is proud to announce its 2014 calendar. As previously announced, the series will contest its fifth season over eight rounds, all of them on circuits steeped in motorsports history.

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Jan 26

The Sauber F1 Team presents the Sauber C33-Ferrari

The Sauber C33-Ferrari will be rolled out in Jerez de la Frontera 

2014-01-26 - Sauber F1 Team - Sauber C33-Ferrari 02 On its website (www.sauberf1team.com) the Sauber F1 Team today presents the new Sauber C33-Ferrari with which its two drivers, Esteban Gutiérrez (MX, 22) and Adrian Sutil (DE, 31), will be lining up on the grid for the start of the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship.

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Jan 26

Cullen Rally Team to take on Historic Quebec Winter Rally

Round one of the Canadian Rally Championship in Maniwaki Quebec.

Rallye Perce Neige logo As Canada’s oldest Rally Championship event, Rallye Perce Neige kicks off the Canadian rally season with premier drivers, world class stages and spectacular entertainment. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 26

IMSA Statement on Memo Gidley, Matteo Malucelli – 8:40 a.m. ET

An update will be provided later today

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Memo Gidley, driver of the No. 99 GAINSCO / Bob Stallings Racing Corvette DP, underwent surgical procedures on both his left arm and left leg at Halifax Health in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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Jan 26

Live updates from the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona ( 9th to 18th hour )

Hour 9 – 18 Report 

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After 18 hours, Jordan Taylor leads in the No. 10 Velocity Worldwide Corvette DP, 1:15 ahead of Burt Frisselle in the No. 9 Action Express Corvette DP and Barbosa. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 26

WeatherTech Racing Seventh in GTD 12 Hours into Rolex 24

Alex Job Racing is one of the most successful teams in sports car racing

At the halfway point of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship 52nd running of the Rolex 24 Hour At Daytona the No. 22 WeatherTech Porsche is running in seventh place in the GTD Class. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 26

Ecclestone could pay to avoid German jail

“During trials settlements are always possible but not before.”

2013-06-06_0008 Bernie Ecclestone could end his legal troubles and avoid up to ten years in a German jail by paying a huge settlement. Read the rest of this entry »

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