Tag Archive: Andy Lally

Jul 12

Strategy pays off for Lally, scores first Continental Tire Challenge

Victory of season in Camaro Z/28.R at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park 

2014-07-12_0000 Stevenson Motorsports team manager Mike Johnson gambled by giving Andy Lally only two tires on the team’s final pit stop in Saturday’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

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Jan 29

Michael Shank Racing wins the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 at Daytona

In his ninth try at winning North America’s most prestigious sports car race

Michael Shank Racing 2012 Daytona 24 WinRolex 24 At DaytonaTeam owner Michael Shank put his faith in a stock car driver. And that driver – A.J. Allmendinger – put in three grueling hours at the wheel of the No. 60 Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian Ford/Riley Daytona Prototype to win the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 at Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Final hours of Rolex 24 heading toward DP battle

Between Shank and Ganassi Teams

Rolex 24 Hours Sunrise 2012-01-29Rolex 24 At DaytonaAfter 18 hours of racing in the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona, the stage was set for a final, six-hour battle between the No. 60 LiveOn.com Ford/Riley from Michael Shank Racing and the No. 01 TELMEX/Target BMW/Riley from Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates for overall honors. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Polesitting teams lead at halfway mark of exciting Rolex 24

Halfway through the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona things were still trending in the direction of it being anybody’s race

Grand-Am Rolex 24 Hours Mid-RaceRolex 24 At DaytonaAt the 12-hour mark, nine different leaders had paced the field with the defending race and series champion No. 01 TELMEX BMW/Riley Daytona Prototype of Chip Ganassi Racing and its sister No. 02 Target BMW/Riley dominating large portions. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Team USA to provide opportunities

The scholarship was founded in 1990

F2000 new logoF1600 F Championship logoThe highest placed American drivers under 20 years-old in both the F2000 Championship Series and the F1600 Formula F Championship Series prior to the conclusion of the season (following F2000 at Mosport and F1600 at Mid-Ohio) will be included among the list of candidates for prestigious Team USA Scholarships. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Double victory for Porsche

At long distance classic in Florida

PorscheTRG Racing GT65Porsche’s success story at the Daytona 24 hour race continues. At the 49th running of the long distance classic in Florida, the sports cars from Zuffenhausen celebrated an impressive double victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

The final hour of the 2011 Rolex 24 At Daytona

With four DP cars in the hunt for victory

Rolex24_DaytonaScott Pruett VIR 20100425With 23 hours logged at the 2011 Rolex 24 At Daytona it would be natural to assume the drivers would be looking to preserve their equipment in order to make it to the finish, but here at Daytona International Speedway it is the exact opposite.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Scott Pruett wins the Rolex 24 At Daytona (+result)

Chip Ganassi goes One-Two on the podium with Pruett and Dixon

Scott Pruett VIR 20100425Scott Pruett  Memo Rojas podium Barber 20100410For the fourth time Scott Pruett wins the 24 hours race… Ganassi Racing finished first and second in the 2011 24 Hours of Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Weather Gods are smiling on the Sunshine State (+result & photos)

While much of the U.S. is in the midst of dealing with winter weather woes

Rolex24_DaytonaDaytona International Speedway The forecast for this weekend’s Rolex 24 At Daytona couldn’t be better. Although central Florida did see extreme weather earlier in the week when thunderstorms and 70 mph winds left a trail of damaged structures in its wake, the storm’s effect on Daytona has been to put a shine on the preparations for one of the most iconic endurance races in motorsports.

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Jun 24

ALMS: Getting to know you – Andy Lally

Inside the head of the lead pilot in TRG’s GTC attack

If it has wheels, Andy Lally wants it to go fast. Cars, trucks, bikes…even Big Wheels! So what drives this all-American racer? We asked in the latest edition of ‘Getting to Know You’. Check americanlemans.com often for frequent updates! Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Smith to the top in opening Mazda Raceway practice

Lola-Mazda leads tight LMP contingent

Guy Smith put Mazda power out front at its home track with the fastest time in Friday’s first official practice session for the American Le Mans Series Monterey presented by Patrón. Dyson Racing’s English ace posted a best lap of 1:14.335 (108.385 mph) in the Lola-Mazda coupe that he will drive with Chris Dyson and Andy Meyrick. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Drivers and teams with ties to the Big Apple meet with fans to promote race

GRAND-AM drivers storm New York City’s Grand Central Terminal for Lime Rock Park promo

 Several GRAND-AM drivers and teams, many with ties to New York City, visited Grand Central Terminal on Wednesday to promote the upcoming Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 and Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge races at Lime Rock Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Pruett and Rojas win Bosh Engineering 250

Before record crowd at Virginia International Raceway 

Scott Pruett survived a pair of late-race restarts and a strong challenge by Burt Frisselle to win Saturday’s Bosch Engineering 250 before a record crowd at Virginia International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Can Suntrust Racing turn pole position into Rolex 24 at Daytona victory this weekend?

Brumos 2009 victory only sixth from pole in event’s 47-year history

Max Angelelli looks to become the second consecutive pole winner to win the Rolex 24 At Daytona – but only the seventh to win America’s premier sports car race.

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Jan 25

”Grand-Am 24 Hours at Daytona” season preview TONIGHT on SPEED

Telecast of program to air at 10 ET this evening on SPEED

A television special highlighting how drivers and teams prepare to compete in the Rolex 24 At Daytona will air multiple times this week leading up to the 48th edition of North America’s premier endurance race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Grand-Am announces special show highlighing Rolex 24 at Daytona

2010 Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge TV schedule

Eight of 10 Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Races to be aired this season. How do drivers and teams prepare to compete in the Rolex 24 At Daytona? Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 03

Pumpelly re-signs with TRG for 2010 season

As the 2010 Grand-American season kicks in to full swing at next week’s Roar Before the 24 test

The Racer’s Group (TRG) is proud to announce the return of one of the team’s regular contributors to TRG’s strong pool of driving talent, Spencer Pumpelly. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 27

TRG opens 2010 with strong Rolex 24 lineup

Looking to defend its Rolex 24 At Daytona GT victory just 11 months ago

The Racer’s Group will begin 2010 with a strong lineup headed in to the ‘Roar Before The 24′ test days in early January. As three-time champions of the famed 24-hour classic, including once overall, and winner of seven podiums in the last eight races, TRG has always had a strong history at Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 25

TRG re-signs Lally for 2010

On the heels of winning the IGSA Street Luge World Championship

Andy Lally looks to defend his 2009 Rolex 24 At Daytona title as he and Kevin Buckler begin a sixth season of GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 racing together – continuing their relationship as the longest-running GT driver/owner combination in the 10-year history of the series. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Around The Cooper Tires presents the Atlantic Championship powered by Mazda

Atlantic Championship News & Notes

After a history-making 2009 Atlantic Championship season in which she became the winningest woman in series history, Simona De Silvestro had a successful two-day test in an HVM Racing/Team Stargate Worlds IndyCar at Sebring International Raceway last week with an eye toward a possible run in the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series. “She was very impressive,” said HVM Racing owner Keith Wiggins. Read the rest of this entry »

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