Tag Archive: Daytona

May 05

Circuit of The Americas Thursday Notebook

The No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R finished each of the day’s two practice sessions at the top of the leaderboard

Continuing a perfect to start the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season, brothers Jordan and Ricky Taylor continued to show the speed Friday at Circuit of The Americas that led to season-opening wins at Daytona, Sebring and Long Beach.

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Mar 18

Bourdais’ shot at Florida ‘Triple Crown’ to start from Second

His stiffest competition may be from within his own team’s garage

Sebastien BourdaisAt this weekend’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, Bourdais is again teaming with Dirk Mueller and Joey Hand in the No. 66 Ford GT that won at Daytona Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 25

Kaz Grala sneaks by last-lap ‘Big One’ for win at Daytona

What happened between the first green flag and the checkers, however, could fill volumes

In the space of 100 laps, Kaz Grala went from youngest NASCAR national series pole winner at Daytona International Speedway to youngest NASCAR national series race winner at Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 23

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Daytona

He’s Back. Dale Jr. Set To Return At Daytona

2013-02-24_0146 After missing the final 18 races of the 2016 season Dale Earnhardt Jr. returns to his No. 88 Chevrolet for Sunday’s 59th running of the DAYTONA 500 (2 p.m. ET on FOX). Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 09

Promising start for Motorsports In Action at Daytona

Chris Green and Jesse Lazare, both from Montreal, battled for the Grand Sport (GS) class lead

Motorsports In Action (MIA) took to Daytona International Speedway the day before the Rolex 24 to contest the first round of the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge’s 2017 season. The four-hour BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona launch saw MIA’s pair of McLaren 570S GT4s experience a very promising introduction to the series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 01

Sparco® and Ford – Chip Ganassi, winning combination in Daytona

After Le Mans 24h victory last year, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s Ford GTs conquers the Rolex 24h at Daytona

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing - n° 66 A winning combination, that binds SPARCO® to Ford Chip Ganassi Racing. At the second year of partnership with the blue oval’s brand and one of the most successful teams in the history of motorsport “made in USA” SPARCO® and Ford Chip Ganassi Racing reach the victory in the Rolex 24 hours at Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona delivers surprises all around

In the end, Porsche seized the day, taking the top four spots in the Grand Sport class in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge

In an endurance race, the fastest car doesn’t always win, which proved true during Friday’s BMW Endurance Challenge At Daytona, where the clear early favorites were the new Ford Mustangs. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 28

Promising start for Motorsports in Action at the Daytona track

This four-hour event launched the season, and saw the MIA Team’s two McLarens realize a very promising start

MIA-Daytona The Motorsports In Action (MIA) Team took to Florida’s Daytona Beach track yesterday to contest the first round of the 2017 endurance IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.

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Jan 25

Kenny Wilden and Rodney Randall will share the wheel of the #68 Motorsports in Action’s McLaren at Daytona

Talented veteran driver Kenny Wilden brings an impressive résumé to compliment MIA’s car #69 driven by Jesse Lazare and Chris Green

MIA-Car68 Motorsports In Action (MIA) is proud to announce its driver line-up for car #68 to race the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge at Daytona Beach, Florida, January 26-27. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 25

Memo Gidley to make highly anticipated return to Daytona

“Daytona is a special place for me and I’ve been wanting to get back as soon as I was healed” – Gidley

Popular sports car racer Memo Gidley is returning to Daytona International Speedway this week, three years after he was injured in a heavy crash during the third hour of the 2014 Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Tales from the paddock: Season gets underway with two endurance classics

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logo Roll on the new motor racing season! Now that we have Christmas and New Year behind us, we are off to a cracking start. The first events on the 2017 calendar are the 24 Hours of Dubai and the 24-hour race at Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 15

Visit Florida Racing completes testing at Daytona

“The car is doing everything it is supposed to be doing”

Visit Florida Racing completes testing at Daytona In preparation for the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Visit Florida Racing took part in its first official test with the team’s new No. 90 Visit Florida Gibson-powered Riley Mk. 30 at Daytona International Speedway this week.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 13

Jeff Gordon back at Daytona, testing new DPi Prototype in advance of Rolex 24

Four New DPi Prototypes On Hand for Second Rolex 24 At Daytona Test Session

Jeff GordonOnce again, Jeff Gordon has come out of retirement and once again he’s in the Rolex 24 At Daytona field. As a high-profile part of the Wayne Taylor Racing lineup that will co-drive a new Cadillac DPi in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s headlining Prototype class, Gordon is at Daytona International Speedway this week for a two-day test session in advance of the Jan. 28-29 sports car endurance classic. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 19

Kelly-Moss Road and Race set for PCA season-finale at Daytona

A familiar face will also represent the Kelly-Moss squad as Jesse Lazare will be in action

2016-06-12_0510 As the 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport Trophy East Series championship comes to a close at Daytona International Speedway this weekend, Kelly-Moss Road and Race is revved up to take on the iconic road course that features portions of the high-banked oval as well as the twisty infield section. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Guest stars join IMSA WeatherTech Championship regulars for 2016 season-ending Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta

Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort

Preparing for a 10-hour season-ending race at challenging Road Atlanta, many of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams have added third drivers to their lineups for the Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort on Saturday, Oct. 1. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

BRP renews Can-Am NASCAR sponsorship

Sponsorship renewed for the 2017 and 2018 seasons

2016-08-14-1016 BRP‘s (TSX: DOO) Can-Am brand will be present on the NASCAR circuit for the next two years through its collaboration with the GoFAS No.32 NASCAR Sprint Cup series racing team, in association with the Kappa and Cyclops Gear brands.

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Jul 03

Brad Keselowski wins Coke Zero 400 at Daytona

He stayed ahead of all of them

Brad Keselowski victoire Daytona juillet 2016 Brad Keselowski had an excellent solution for the massive wrecks that scrambled the finishing order of Saturday night’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Daytona

Smoke Show: Stewart Fires Up Win At Sonoma

NASCAR logo Even Smokey the Bear couldn’t have prevented the fire performance Tony Stewart produced in Sunday’s Toyota / Save Mart 350. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 04

Scott Sharp: Daytona and Sebring successes have no bearing on WEC

Sharp recognises that the increased competition level in the LMP2 category for 2016 will allow no room for complacency

Tequila Patron ESM has made the best possible start to 2016 by becoming the first team since 1998 to sweep the Daytona 24 Hours and Sebring 12 Hours, but team owner/driver Scott Sharp insists that its success will not affect the approach to the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 18

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Daytona

Logano(ther) One: No. 22 Ford Driver Looks To Capture Second Straight Daytona 500 Victory

NASCAR logo With a visit to Victory Lane in Sunday’s Daytona 500 (1 p.m. on FOX), Joey Logano would become only the fourth driver to win The Great American Race in consecutive seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

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