No. 01 Ford EcoBoost/Riley leads opening Patrón Endurance Cup segment

3 Corvette Racing (GTLM), No. 93 Riley Motorsports Dodge Viper (GTD) lead In GT

Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup logo Joey Hand held the lead at the one-quarter mark of the Rolex 24 At Daytona to score the maximum five points for the No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Ford EcoBoost/Riley team in the opening segment of the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. (more…)

IMSA, Ferrari Challenge North America announce three-year extension

Established in 1993, and now in its 22nd year, Ferrari Challenge also has series in Europe and Asia Pacific.

2014-06-28_0619 The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Ferrari Challenge North America today announced a three-year extension of its partnership to continue running the Ferrari Challenge under IMSA sanction in North America through the 2017 season. (more…)

Motorsports Hall of Fame of America inductees experience DAYTONA Rising first-hand

The new 40,000 seats are available on three different concourse levels for Budweiser Speedweeks 2015

Motorsports Hall of Fame of America inductees experience DAYTONA Rising first-hand - Carmichael-Kendall at DIS Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2015 inductees Ricky Carmichael and Tommy Kendall experienced the revolutionary DAYTONA Rising construction project first-hand this week at Daytona International Speedway.

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Ferrari boss wants F1 cars to sound like heavy metal band

Evolution or revolution

Maurizio Arrivabene Ferrari has called for a rules “revolution” for formula one in 2017. Upset with the mild tone of the new V6 engines and a dwindling audience, Bernie Ecclestone wants a radical change and this week he earned the backing of Mercedes’ team chairman and F1 legend Niki Lauda. (more…)

Ferrari boss calls for F1 ‘revolution’ to win back fans

Ferrari F1 team principal Maurizio Arrivabene has called on Formula 1 to enact a ‘revolutionary ‘ change

abu-dhaMaurizio Arrivabene Maurizio Arrivabene supports Niki Lauda’s call for a ‘revolution’ in F1, believing the ‘risk’ of losing fans in its current state has in fact already happened. (more…)

Jan 23

53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona – Championship Drivers Photo

Notable drivers entered in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona.

IMSA - notable drivers entered in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona. The annual kick off to the international motorsports calendar, the Rolex 24 At Daytona is one of the premier racing events in the world featuring star drivers from NASCAR, IndyCar and Formula One, joining the best of the best from international sports car competition. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

SRO Motorsports Group, the architect of modern GT racing, celebrates its 20th anniversary

Incorporated on January 24th 1995

Today, Friday January 23rd, we shared a glass of champagne and a birthday cake to celebrate, one day early, SRO’s 20th anniversary. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Everything old is new again

Rolex 24 At Daytona trophies return to historic roots

Daytona International Speedway  Rolex 24 At Daytona Trophy 2 The process of modernizing the facilities at Daytona International Speedway has expanded to include other components that feature heavily in the history of the “World Center of Racing,” including the trophies presented to the winners of the Rolex 24 At Daytona.

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Jan 23

Ingersoll Rand becomes ‘Official Power Tools of IMSA’

Multi-faceted agreement makes company an Official Partner of IMSA

IMSA logo The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Ingersoll Rand has announced a multi-year partnership designating the global brand as the “Official Power Tools of IMSA.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Audi R8 to pace 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona for Third consecutive yYear

Premium Manufacturer Renews IMSA Partnership

2015-01-15-1042A V10-powered Audi R8 will lead the field to the green flag for the third consecutive year in the Rolex 24 At Daytona, as International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) officials today announced the Audi R8 V10 Plus will be the Official Safety Car for the twice-around-the-clock event. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Inter begins partnership with Sahara Force India

Sahara Force India is delighted to announce the launch of a new partnership with leading insurance broker Inter.
2015-01-21 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - VJM08 Launch - Nico Hulkenberg - Sergio Perez (5)The multi-year deal will see Sahara Force India display Inter’s logos on the front wing of the new VJM08, on the drivers’ suits and on the team gear.

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Jan 23

Rolex extends partnership with Daytona International Speedway

Two world-class organizations

Rolex-15-Lv04-lounge_A_CO Partnership Includes Extension of Entitlement Sponsorship of Prestigious Rolex 24 At Daytona and Branded Presence Associated With Historic DAYTONA Rising Project. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Recent Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama graduates to compete in three classes at Rolex 24

“The Rolex has become such serious competition that I like to call it a sprint race now.”

The intense, close competition provided by the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama has developed the skills of several drivers in the Rolex 24 At Daytona this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Prototype Lites providing path to TUDOR Championship, Rolex 24 At Daytona

Becoming the best path to prototypes in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda 2014 logo The Rolex 24 At Daytona features a deep, competitive field of cars in the Prototype and Prototype Challenge classes Jan. 24-25 at Daytona International Speedway, making it very tough to pick a favorite in either class. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Motorcycle racing World Champion Kevin Schwantz to appear at Dallas Motorcycle Show

This weekend at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Dallas
Kevin Schwantz Texas native and Circuit of The Americas Two-Wheel Ambassador will meet fans and participate in Q&A sessions at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show Jan. 24th & 25th

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Jan 23

More than 40 teams in Italy: Hankook 12H Italy-Mugello (13-14 March, 2015)

Second round in Italy: Hankook 12H ITALY-MUGELLO (13-14 March, 2015)

The 2015 24H SERIES powered by Hankook had a very successful start with the tenth anniversary edition of the Hankook 24H DUBAI, but now, it is on to Italy for the second round.

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Jan 23

Trident Motorsport and Marciello together for the 2015 GP2 Series

Raffaele “Lello” Marciello won the 2013 European Formula 3 Championship

Trident Motorsport- Raffaele Marciello 03 Trident Motorsport is proud to announce the agreement reached with Raffaele Marciello, who will be behind the wheel of one of the team’s GP2 Series cars for the 2015 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Signature to run Lotus Formula 1 junior drivers Boccolacci and Albon

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

18-year-old Alexander Albon from Thailand and Frenchman Dorian Boccolacci, by two years his junior, will be making their debut in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship behind the wheel of a Dallara-Volkswagen of the Signature team at Silverstone in April.

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Jan 23

The ATS Formula 3 Cup or rather its planned international successor series, the German Formula Open, will not take place in 2015

ATS Formula 3 Cup to take a break in 2015

ATS Formula 3 Cup logo This decision was made by the Formula 3 Association in an internal meeting. Even before the start of the 2014 season the FIA had limited the regulations for national Formula 3 series to such an extent that it is no longer possible to contest the cup as a national series.

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Jan 23

WSBK on TV in Africa until 2019

SuperSport Int’l Ltd. to broadcast WSBK and WSS

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black Dorna WSBK is glad to announce the renewal of the exclusive media rights agreement with SuperSport International Ltd. to broadcast the eni FIM Superbike World Championship in sub-Saharan Africa for further five years, until 2019. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

No penalty for Jarno Trulli in the Miami ePrix

Jarno Trulli will not serve a 10-place grid penalty in Miami following the stewards’ decision.

Trulli Formula E logo Following Formula E’s press release on January 10, 2015 stating the stewards decision to issue a 10-place grid penalty for Jarno Trulli for the coming ePrix in Miami, Trulli Formula E would like to clarify that this is not the case. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Front row for Ferrari at Daytona

Gianmaria Bruni qualifies second in GT-LeMans class in no. 51 AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia

AF Corse no. 51 A strong qualifying performance by Gianmaria Bruni will see a Ferrari on the front row of the GT-LeMans class in Saturday’s Rolex 24 at Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Gavin gives Corvette Racing First Rolex 24 Pole since 2000, becomes 12th GTLM Pole Winner in 12 Races

Davison Last-Lap Charge Nets Fifth Straight TOTAL Pole Award In GTD

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo OIiver Gavin gave Corvette Racing its first pole at Daytona International Speedway since 2000, in the process extending an impressive streak that highlights the competitiveness of the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class, Friday in qualifying for the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona.

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Jan 22

Former Champion Negri takes Rolex 24 At Daytona Pole

BMW Performance 200 Pole Goes To Ford Mustang of Maxwell and Johnson

2011-02-18_0647 Times have changed at the highest levels of sports car endurance racing, with reliability requiring healthy doses of flat-out speed, no matter an event’s duration. That reality has transformed North America’s premier sports car race, the Rolex 24 At Daytona, into a veritable sprint, which means pole qualifying has never been more important. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Maxwell leads qualifying for BMW Performance 200 in Ford Mustang, Third straight Daytona TOTAL Pole Award for Multimatic Motorsports

‘Super Sub’ Piscitell Earns ST Pole, Second Straight At Daytona for Murillo Racing

Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge logo Multimatic Motorsports captured its third consecutive Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge TOTAL Pole Award at Daytona International Speedway in qualifying for Friday’s BMW Performance 200, with veteran Scott Maxwell running a lap of 1:56:520 (109.990 mph) in the No. 15 Ford Mustang Boss 302R. Read the rest of this entry »

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