Daily Archive: March 26, 2008

Mar 26

Dalziel Confirms Full Season of Grand-Am Competition

Scotland’s Ryan Dalziel is delighted to announce his full-time participation in the 2008 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series Presented by Crown Royal Cask No.16 having been signed by Florida-based SAMAX Motorsport to co-pilot the #2 BMW-Riley Daytona Prototype alongside Orlando’s Henri Zogaib. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Spirit of Daytona looking forward to Homestead

Florida-based team looks to continue strong start to 2008 for Porsche-powered FABCAR entry

After starting the 2008 Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 season off by taking the highest finish for a Porsche-powered Daytona Prototype in the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Spirit of Daytona Racing will look to continue the development of the No. 09 Porsche-powered FABCAR package in a competitive setting this weekend at Homestead Miami Speedway for the GAINSCO Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Conquest Racing Homestead Test Wrap Up and Race Preview

Conquest Racing wrapped up their pre-season testing yesterday at Homestead-Miami Speedway ahead of this weekend’s first race of the 2008 IndyCar Series season.

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Mar 26

Mikko Hirvonen – road sweeper again

Hirvonen will be first in the start order on the opening day
 
Ford’s Mikko Hirvonen says that although running first on the road on Rally Argentina will put him at some disadvantage, he doesn’t believe it will cost him as much time as it did on the last round in Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Donoso joins SWE Racing

Chile’s Pablo Donoso will compete for SWE Racing in Firestone Indy Lights for the 2008 season
 
“I’m very excited about having Pablo run for SWE as I have had numerous drivers come up through the ranks from South America including (Gil) de Ferran, (Christian) Fittipaldi and both (Felipe and Affonso) Giaffone,” said SWE Racing owner Steve Eppard. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Panther adds Battistini

Panther Racing signed British driver Dillon Battistini to pilot its second Firestone Indy Lights entry

Battistini, the defending Asian Pacific Formula 3 champion, will join Brent Sherman in the the team’s 2008 lineup beginning with the Miami 100 on March 29.

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Mar 26

Kevin Lacroix is participating in test at MSR Houston this week

Strong lineup of Atlantic teams and drivers

A strong contingent of 18 drivers and 19 cars are in the midst of testing their Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda machinery at MSR Houston for the final time prior to the 2008 season-opening Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on April 18-20. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

GAINSCO Grand Prix of Miami fast facts

 Fast facts ans schedule 

Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 Daytona Prototype and GT competitors, representing American and international stars. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Grand-Am Rolex Series head back to track

For GAINSCO Grand Prix of Miami at Homestead-Miami Speedway
 
After nearly two months away from the track, the drivers and teams of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 are itching to get back into action at Saturday’s GAINSCO Grand Prix of Miami at Homestead-Miami Speedway (3 p.m. ET). Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

In preparation for season opener

Drivers transitioning to IndyCar Series from Champ Car complete two days of testing at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Ernesto Viso thought a phone call from his manager March 19 was to extend 23rd birthday greetings. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Firestone to sponsor Indy Racing League’s Development series

Series to be known as Firestone Indy Lights 
 
Pairing open-wheel racing’s past and present to help mold the sport’s future.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Fourth fastest for Ambrose at Richmond

Marcos Ambrose has left the two-day NASCAR Nationwide Series open test at Richmond International Raceway with a spring in his step after posting the fourth fastest time in the final session of testing in Virginia today. Read the rest of this entry »


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