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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In his ninth try at winning North America’s most prestigious sports car race
Team 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.
Between Shank and Ganassi Teams
After 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.
Halfway through the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona things were still trending in the direction of it being anybody’s race
At 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.
The scholarship was founded in 1990
The 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.
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.
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.
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.
Nic Jönsson and Andy Lally to pilot No. 10 Infinity Kia Forte Koup race car
Kia Motors and Kinetic Group team up to build and campaign race cars for the automaker’s first-ever auto racing efforts on U.S. soil. The all-new 2010 Kia Forte Koup’s motto – “One Hot Ride” – took on a new meaning today as Kia Motors America (KMA) unveiled its U.S. motorsports program at the 2009 SEMA Show.
Stewart, Gordon the Real Road-Course ‘Experts’ at Watkins Glen
With a trip to historic Watkins Glen International next on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule for Sunday’s Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen, plenty of talk will center on the road-course “experts” who annually challenge the NASCAR regulars on the 2.45-mile circuit.
One day after being a special guest on a NASCAR telconference
Lally will had the opportunity to chat about his GT class victory in the 2009 Rolex 24 At Daytona, Sunday’s Grand-Am KONI Sports Car Challenge race during Fan Appreciation Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, and his appearances in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.