Mason finished in eighteenth place in a Lola T297
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Bruno Spengler and Augusto Farfus came second in their class, together with Bill Auberlen and Dirk Werner.
The Audi and BMW DTM drivers have completed the Daytona 24-hour race with decent results. Mike Rockenfeller, who, as usual, got permission from his employer Audi to race a potentially winning prototype, only just missed out on a podium finish and was classified fourth overall, together with his team-mates Guy Cosmo, Richard Westbrook and Michael Valiante.
Augusto Farfus and Bruno Spengler are racing a BMW Z4 GTE, together with Dirk Werner and Bill Auberlen.
It is the first major motorsport event of any new year: the Daytona 24 Hours. This year, again, a range of DTM drivers is present and is more than happy to use this warm-up as a part of the preparation for the upcoming DTM season.
Gavin, Milner, Popow and MacNeil claim class titles
Muscle Milk Pickett Racing returned to its winning ways Saturday in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, the same day where three class driver championship battles ended at VIRginia International Raceway. It marked a magical day for the ALMS in its debut at VIR.
Record-setting qualifying lap headlines track’s first official ALMS action
Klaus Graf and Muscle Milk Pickett Racing cemented their place in the history books Friday at VIRginia International Raceway. Graf set an all-time track record en route to pole position for Saturday’s VIR 240 – the first race at the circuit for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón.
Quickest on test day for ALMS’ first visit to circuit
With an eye toward regaining the form that won it five straight races earlier this year, Muscle Milk Pickett Racing set the fastest time in testing Thursday at VIRginia International Raceway for the weekend’s VIR 240. The No. 6 Honda Performance Development ARX-03a turned a best lap of 1:37.457 (120.792 mph) with Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr sharing seattime.
100-Race Salute: Bill Auberlen
Lap times were incredibly close in the first practice session for the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park. The race is Round Four of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Muscle Milk Pickett Racing’s Lucas Luhr set the quickest time overall and in P1, while Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen set the fastest GT lap.
Returns to take race finish for second consecutive year
For the first three hours of the 2011 Rolex 24 At Daytona, the Turner Motorsport BMW M3 staked their claim as the team to beat. However, a rare type of gearbox failure forced the team to go back to the garage and effect repairs that took over four hours to complete.
In record-breaking session at Barber Motorsports Park
Ricky Taylor and Jonathan Bomarito became first-time pole winners in GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 in Friday’s qualifying for the Porsche 250, breaking the Barber Motorsports Park track records in the process.
At Barber Motorsports Park
Since Mazda has won first two rounds Of Rolex Series GT Class competition, teams fielding Camaro, Corvette, Porsche and BMW race cars are looking to snap Mazda’s two-race winning streak in the Porsche 250 on April 10 at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala., Round 3 of the 2010 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16.
Peugeot still ahead but CytoSport Porsche leads P2
As the 58th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida enters darkness, things are getting interesting in LMP2 and GT2. Muscle Milk Team CytoSport took advantage of electrical problems for the then-class-leading Patrón Highcroft Racing HPD ARX-01c and turned it into a six-lap lead with three hours left in the opening round of the 2010 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón.
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.
At Daytona International Speedway – Day 2
Teams conclude successful test Wednesday on 2010 Pirelli tires. Two dozen GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 teams came away from a two-day test at Daytona International Speedway impressed with the Pirelli tires they will be using in 2010 competition. Their season begins with the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 30-31.