Tag Archive: Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series

Dec 17

52nd Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona set for 2:30 p.m. start on Jan. 25

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship brand advertising campaign debuts 

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo The 52nd anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the debut event for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, will start at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

The first TUDOR United SportsCar Championship test session at Daytona International Speedway is officially in the books

First TUDOR United SportsCar Championship test wraps up at Daytona

  2011-02-18_0647 The two-day test session concluded on Wednesday and featured more than two dozen teams shaking down their cars in advance of the season-opening 52nd anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 25-26. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

Sebring International Raceway Test: Day 1 report

Testing continues Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logoThe TUDOR United SportsCar Championship took to the track with its first open test on Saturday, with 19 teams taking to Sebring International Raceway for an all-day test session. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 08

Alex Tagliani joins R.Ferri/AIM Motorsport Racing with Ferrari

For Kansas Speedway GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series Race

No 61 RFerriAIMTop Canadian Indy Car and Road Racing Star to Co-Drive with No. 61 R.Ferri/AIM Regular Jeff Segal Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda Formula announces change for 2013

Series Officials create new affordable, effective Racing Platform for Lites 2

Cooper Tires Prototype Lites logoRobert Sabato 2011-07-17 Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda is widely known for being a unique racing platform that provides affordable competition to both young, dynamic talent, as well as veteran racers who crave a true prototype experience on renowned road courses and high profile venues across North America. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Distinctive and bold, BMW’s new Z4 GTE has high standards to match given the manufacturer’s recent history in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón.

BMW along 4 ‘Z’ Ride

 ALMS - BMW Z4-Daytona-2ALMS - BMW Drivers-2013The car publicly premiered last week at Daytona International Speedway, making it the first ALMS GT car to lap Daytona’s high banks in advance of the 2014 combined championship of the ALMS and the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series. It races for the first time in less than a month at the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

TRG, Aston Martin Racing launch multi-faceted factory-supported North American race program

“Aston Martin Racing, as a factory- supported entity, has truly arrived in North America” – Kevin Buckler

Kevin Buckler-1TRG-AMR GT3The Racer’s Group (TRG) and Aston Martin Racing announced today the formation of a partnership to bring a factory-supported, multi-faceted Aston Martin Racing program to North America starting in 2013.

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Nov 27

R.Ferri Motorsport and AIM Autosport Racing with Ferrari announce 2013 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series effort

Max Papis and Jeff Segal to share driving duties 

AIM Autosport Racing with Ferrari logoAIM Autosport Racing with Ferrari - Max Papis - Jeff SegalIn an exclusive media engagement taking place at the Vaughan Ontario showroom of Ferrari of Ontario, R.Ferri Motorsport and AIM Autosport RACING WITH FERRARI have announced a newly formed effort to compete in the 2013 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series, beginning with the 51st running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona on January 26-27, 2013.

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Oct 18

American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón announces 2013 Schedule

 Spotlights combined weekends with GRAND-AM at Road America and “super endurance weekend” at Circuit of The Americas

ALMS 2013-1ALMSThe 2013 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón race schedule is a compelling, 10-round slate, featuring a unique joint weekend with the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series at Road America and what’s being termed a super endurance weekend in combination with the FIA World Endurance Championship at the spectacular new Circuit of The Americas (CoTA) in Texas. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

2012 season to close during Championship weekend

At Lime Rock Park 
 
Lime Rock Park logoGrand-AM-RolexThe distinctive rural scenery of Northwestern Connecticut is providing a colorful setting for the finale of the 2012 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series as the trees surrounding Lime Rock Park sport the first colors of fall.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

ALMS, GRAND-AM finalizing merger

After years of rumors, the American Le Mans Series and GRAND-AM are set to join forces…

2012-08-18 _mg_6218-small2012-08-18_0712SPEED.com has confirmed through multiple sources involved with the negotiations that the American Le Mans Series and the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series will announce an agreement that will see the two series race under a single banner, likely beginning in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Scout Days returns to the “World Center of Racing” during The Roar Before the Rolex 24

On Jan. 4-6, 2013

2012-02-26Roar Before the 24Daytona International Speedway will once again host Scout Days, a one-of-a-kind event that melds high-speed action with two nights of camping and scouting activities, during The Roar Before The Rolex 24 on Jan. 4-6, the critical three-day test session prior to the 51st Rolex 24 At Daytona.

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Jan 08

Testing concludes with Chevrolet Corvettes on top of speed charts

Day 3 Roar Before The Rolex 24

Corvette Rolex 24 DaytonaRolex 24 at Daytona 2012 logoThe Roar Before The Rolex 24, the three-day test session for the historic 50th Anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 28-29, concluded on Sunday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway.

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Jan 06

Day 1 Roar Before The Rolex 24

Allmendinger ready to run for Rolex again with Shank Racing

Daytona International Speedway AJ Allmendinger DallaraThe Roar Before The Rolex 24, the three-day test session for the historic 50th  Anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 28-29, kicked off on Friday at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 29

Roar Before The Rolex 24 testing event schedule

From Friday, Jan. 6 to Sunday, Jan. 8 at Daytona International Speedway

Grand-AM-RolexGrandAm ContinentalSports cars from the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series and the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge will be testing the 3.56-mile road course in preparation for the 50th anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 28-29. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

Canadian Tire 200 at The Glen (+result)

With Seneca Lake in the background, Rolex Series teams begin unloading for Saturday’s Canadian Tire 200

Canadian Tire 200 at The Glen logoGrand-AM-RolexThe GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented  by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 hits the home stretch this weekend, beginning a pair of back-to-back two-hour sprints that will play a critical role in determining the 2011 champions. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

A record number of Canadian Tire Series entries at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

Since 2007, Montréal has greeted an ever increasing number of competitors

2010-08-29_00082010-08-28_0397Thirty-seven, a record number of entries for the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series at the next NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge.

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Apr 09

A.J. Foyt will be Grand Marshal for Rolex 24 At Daytona 50th Anniversary

2012 dates confirmed

Rolex 24 Daytona - 50th anniversary logoAJ Foyt Racing logoTo celebrate the historic 50th Anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, racing legend A.J. Foyt will deliver the command “Drivers, start your engines” as Grand Marshal for the iconic endurance race in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

The team in green looks to defend Porsche’s honor at the Porsche 250

You could say that there is a little bit of extra pressure on the Magnus Racing team this week

Magnus Racing Homestead 2011-04-04Magnus Racing PorscheAs the leading Porsche in the GRAND- AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask no.16, the driving duo of team owner John Potter and Craig Stanton are keen to put in a good showing at the Porsche 250 at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama on April 8-9. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

AIM Autosport qualifies seventh for GP of Miami

Team working feverishly to overcome testing deficit

AIM Autosport Homestead10-1-12AIM AutosportAIM Autosport’s BMW-Riley #61 will start from seventh place in tomorrow’s Grand Prix of Miami at Homestead-Miami Speedway in south Florida. AIM is launching its 2011 Grand-Am season at the second race of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16, having missed the season opener at the end of January. Read the rest of this entry »

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