Tag Archive: Daytona

Apr 18

Tired Mattiacci sot giving up

Marco Mattiacci wore sunglasses all day in cloudy, smoggy Shanghai.

2014-03-04_0029 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Fernando Alonso“I have not slept in the last 40 hours,” explained Ferrari’s brand new team boss, who is mere days into his shock new tenure in the wake of Stefano Domenicali’s exit. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Bourdais exceeds expectations, wins Pole in Daytona-Winning Corvette DP

For Saturday’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours Of Sebring Fueled By Fresh From Florida

12 Hours of Sebring logo Based on the team’s performance in practice, Sebastien Bourdais didn’t have great expectations for Friday afternoon’s Prototype (P) qualifying. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

Indiana has more to offer than the Indy 500

Plan your Pit Stop now!

WolfPark.org, TrvelBloggers.caWhy not get your motor running with a heart-stopping encounter at Wolf Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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.

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 »

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 »

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

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

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 »

Jan 24

Bob Bondurant School, IMSA launch partnership at Daytona

Bondurant School Named Preferred Driving School of IMSA
IMSA logo The Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving has entered a unique partnership with the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Westbrook leads prototype, Risi Ferrari fastest GTLM in final practice before 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona

Bird Flies In Final PC Practice, Valverde Pilots No. 556 Ferrari To GTD Lead

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo Local race fans will have no problem finding a car to cheer for in Saturday’s 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona. After qualifying second on Thursday, Spirit of Daytona Racing driver Richard Westbrook was fastest in Friday’s final practice before the debut of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Gurney Puts No. 99 Corvette DP on the Pole for 52nd Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona

“I’m obviously really happy and pretty excited about it all” – Gurney

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo Alex Gurney drove the No. 99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing Corvette DP to the pole position for the 52nd anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the season-opening event for the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship scheduled for Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

‘Road to Rolex 24,’ pre-race show bolster Rolex 24 At Daytona TV Coverage

One-hour documentary, created and produced by NASCAR Productions

IMSA logo A special documentary detailing the build-up for this weekend’s historic Rolex 24 At Daytona titled “Road to Rolex 24” premieres this evening at 7 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Sparco set to showcase its enduring class in Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona

Dempsey Racing will take part in Daytona 24 Hours wearing Sparco

Dempsey Racing - Patrick Dempsey Following success for its partners in the recent Dakar and Monte-Carlo rallies, Sparco’s motorsport focus now moves back across the Atlantic as the Daytona 24 Hours gets the US racing season underway in style this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

CTSCC: Compass360 fields five cars in 2014 Daytona assault

Team brings four Street Tuner Hondas and one Grand Sport Subaru to historic IMSA event.

C360R_logo The rigs have arrived and disgorged their cargo, the crew and drivers are ready, and the paddock is abuzz with anticipation of a new race season about to begin.

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Jan 20

Kuno Wittmer and SRTR Motorsports at The Rolex 24 at Daytona

Kuno will be on track on January 23 for practice and qualifying

2014-01-16_0625 Canadian driver Kuno Wittmer will start his 2014 season at the upcoming Rolex 24 (January 25-26), the debut race of the new 12-race TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

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Jan 12

NASCAR Nationwide Series drivers draft new formulas for Daytona success

Racing’s Up-And-Coming Stars Finish First Tune-Up For 2014 Season, DRIVE4COPD 300

NASCAR Nationwide Series New year. New faces. New sponsors. New rules. All that and more combined to make the NASCAR Nationwide Series Preseason Thunder test a crucial success this weekend at Daytona International Speedway.

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Jan 05

IMSA Sporting Rules released as successful Daytona test concludes

Final component of the ALMS, GRAND-AM Rolex Series merger now in place

IMSA logo International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) officials delivered the 2014 sporting rules package to teams participating in the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship as Roar Before The Rolex 24 testing wrapped up at Daytona International Speedway.

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Jan 03

Fittipaldi tops charts in opening ‘Roar’ Testing at Daytona

Tandy Posts Fastest GTLM Time In Porsche North America Porsche 911 RSR

Roar Before the 24 Christian Fittipaldi braved cooler than normal temperatures Friday at Daytona International Speedway, running the fastest lap in the opening day of the Roar Before the Rolex 24, a three-day test in preparation for the opening race of the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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