This weekend will take place the 6 Hours of Watkins Glen, the sixth round of the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season.
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Rockstar Energy Drink VW Beetle charging for the championship
Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust drove the new Volkswagen Beetle rallycross car to its maiden GRC victory this weekend at the Daytona Global Rallycross doubleheader. His victory makes it two in a row for the Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross Team, after teammate Scott Speed won at the non-championship scoring X Games earlier this month in Austin.
New structure to feature two rounds to determine pole winner
NASCAR today unveiled modifications to the qualifying format at superspeedways across all three national series. The updated format will take effect at Talladega Superspeedway for the NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series next month.
54th Rolex 24 At Daytona Scheduled for Jan. 30-31, 2016
A new era for GT class racing in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will debut alongside a new state-of-the-art motorsports stadium at Daytona International Speedway, adding to the excitement and fan experience of the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona scheduled for Jan. 30-31, 2016.
Briscoe is looking to make it two in a row at Sebring
Ryan Briscoe had a competitive run in the No. 3 Corvette C7.R co-driven by Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia in both the Rolex 24 At Daytona and Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida in 2014, although various issues kept the team off the podium in both events.
Nascar Xfinity race at Daytona Speedweek
The veteran racer and Crew Chief had the busiest weekend of his career at Daytona last week, having prepared two King Autosport team cars for the 300-mile Xfinity race, then qualifying the No 90 car and racing to a magnificent 15th place despite broken rear shock absorbers.
Busch taken to hospital by ambulance after big XFINITY Series wreck
Kyle Busch hit the interior wall of Daytona International Speedway hard during Saturday night’s Alert Today Florida 300 season-opening XFINITY Series event, sustaining injuries that will keep him out of Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500.
Ganassi Ford EcoBoost, Corvette Racing, Riley Motorsports Dodge start strong with wins
Following an historic sweep for American engine manufacturers in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona, teams with Chevrolet, Dodge and Ford powerplants take slim class leads in the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup to Sebring International Raceway for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida.
Andrew Novich always has been the member of his family who is perpetually running late. Dinner. School. Appointments.
Those days are over. He has no more excuses for tardiness. Not after last weekend at Daytona. Novich, from Novato, California, is proudly wearing a brand-new Rolex Cosmograph Daytona watch, after driving for the winning PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports team in the Prototype Challenge class of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 24-25 at Daytona International Speedway.
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.
PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports takes PC victory in closing minutes
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates’ “Star Car” lived up to its billing in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona. With a lineup of IndyCar’s Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan joined by NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regulars Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson, the No. 02 Target Ford EcoBoost/Riley prevailed in a hard-fought battle with Action Express Racing and Wayne Taylor Racing to win the opening round of the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.
AF Corse Ferrari leads the way for Ferrari with fourth place finish in GT-Daytona
The five Ferrari 458 Italias entered in the 24 Hours at Daytona demonstrated the speed and competitiveness of the car in two classes. Both the two Ferraris in the GT-LeMans class and the three in the GT-Daytona class led their classes during the race, challenging for the lead from the drop of the green flag on Saturday afternoon.
Ford EcoBoosts of Chip Ganassi Racing 1-2 in Patrón Endurance Cup at halfway mark of 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona
Corvette Racing (GTLM), Riley Motorsports (GTD) Maintain Class Leads
After scoring a maximum five points in the opening segment, the No. 01 entry driven by Scott Pruett, Joey Hand, Charlie Kimball and Sage Karam finished the second segment in the third position while the team’s No. 02 entry driven by Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson, Tony Kanaan and Scott Dixon was second at the end of each segment.
The new 40,000 seats are available on three different concourse levels for Budweiser Speedweeks 2015
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.
Premium Manufacturer Renews IMSA Partnership