Tag Archive: Daytona

Dec 15

Expanded 2015 Sprint Unlimited field to feature Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Drivers

Former Daytona 500 Pole Winners also added to season-opening showcase at Daytona

Fans Have Four Ways To Vote For The Sprint UnlimitedComing off an exciting 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup finale, NASCAR announced today all 16 Chase drivers will be eligible to compete in the 2015 Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway (DIS).

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Dec 11

Bobby Labonte signs with GoFAS Racing for ’15

Former series champ to run all Daytona, Talladega events

Bobby Labonté - photo © John Harrelson - Getty ImagesBobby Labonte, the 2000 champion of NASCAR’s premier series, has signed to drive for GoFAS Racing in all four superspeedway events next season, the team announced Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Five things you didn’t know about Corvette Racing

The first event for Corvette Racing was the 1999 Rolex 24 At Daytona.

2014-07-13-2184 Ron Fellows, Chris Kneifel and John Paul Jr. were second in the GT2 class driving the No. 2 Corvette C5-R. The trio completed 600 miles and 2,136 miles. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

German racing legend Jochen Mass named Grand Marshal for the 53rd Edition of the Rolex 24 At Daytona

“Jochen Mass is an endurance racing legend as well as a veteran driver in Formula One”

Jochen Mass candid Legendary German sports car and Formula One driver Jochen Mass will serve as the Grand Marshal for the 53rd edition of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on January 24-25, 2015 at Daytona International Speedway – the season-opening event for the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 24

Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust looks ahead to Los Angeles

“It was literally luck of the draw for all of us in that group and that’s what happens sometimes” – Foust

Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust is looking ahead to a critical double-header rallycross weekend next month in Los Angeles following a challenging race in Daytona.

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Aug 24

Red Bull Global Rallycross points race heats up for Olsbergs MSE

Drivers Joni Wiman and Patrik Sandell battle in Daytona

Olsbergs MSE Ford’s Patrik Sandell and Joni Wiman were the drivers to beat this weekend in Daytona, with both posting strong qualifying results and winning heat races at the sixth round of the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

NASCAR National Series News & Notes

Indianapolis Motor Speedway: The Quiet Wild Card  

NASCAR logo At face value, this makes zero sense: Sunday’s race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway might rank right up there with Sonoma, Daytona, Talladega and Watkins Glen as “wild-card” tracks in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regular season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

Alex Guénette impressive in Talladega debut ARCA Series race

Alex guenette will be back on track for the first race of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series

Alex Guénette en NASCAR Canadian Tire (1) After only one test session on a Super Speedway at Daytona earlier this year, 18 year-old Alex Guenette ended up 20th after demonstrating his fast-growing knowledge and abilities as he drove like a veteran in his first ever start at Talladega, the fastest track in all of NASCAR.

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Apr 18

Tired Mattiacci sot giving up

Marco Mattiacci wore sunglasses all day in cloudy, smoggy Shanghai.

2014-03-04_0029 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Fernando Alonso“I have not slept in the last 40 hours,” explained Ferrari’s brand new team boss, who is mere days into his shock new tenure in the wake of Stefano Domenicali’s exit. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Bourdais exceeds expectations, wins Pole in Daytona-Winning Corvette DP

For Saturday’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours Of Sebring Fueled By Fresh From Florida

12 Hours of Sebring logo Based on the team’s performance in practice, Sebastien Bourdais didn’t have great expectations for Friday afternoon’s Prototype (P) qualifying. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

Indiana has more to offer than the Indy 500

Plan your Pit Stop now!

WolfPark.org, TrvelBloggers.caWhy not get your motor running with a heart-stopping encounter at Wolf Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Porsche prevails in 10-Minute Sprint to the finish

Takes GTLM victory in 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona
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A twice-around-the-clock test of endurance turned into a 10-minute test of nerves Sunday at the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona.

Jan 26

Two for Two: David Ostella earns second endurance podium

Finishing third in the Prototype Challenge

David Ostella - Rolex 24 at Daytona David Ostella recorded his second podium finish in two career endurance racing starts, finishing third in the Prototype Challenge class with Performance Tech Motorsports in the Rolex 24 at Daytona on Jan. 25-26. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Statement by Scot Elkins, IMSA vice president, competition and technical regulations

We regret the confusion following the race

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo

A full post-race review of the incident on the last lap of the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona was completed by IMSA Supervisory Officials. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Kuno Wittmer unlucky 6th at Rolex 24 At Daytona

The 24 Hours Of Daytona

Kuno Wittmer - SRT Motorsports Viper GTS-R  - Rolex 24 at Daytona (1) After fighting hard all night and through the morning, the No. 93 SRT Motorsports Viper GTS-R had fought its way back to fourth in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class, just behind the No. 91 Viper in third place.

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Jan 26

Jean-François Dumoulin and Magnus Racing: A positive experience

52nd edition of the Rolex 24 at Daytona

Jean-François Dumoulin - Rolex 24 Daytona (1) Jean-François Dumoulin has joined the Magnus Racing team for the 52nd edition of the Rolex 24 at Daytona which was presented this weekend.

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Jan 26

Action Express wins 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona

Race Results and interviews

Action Express Corvette win 24 DaytonaThe Corvette DP # 5 driven by Sébastien Bourdais, Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa (Burt Frisselle did not take the wheel) were the 1st to get the checkered flag.

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Jan 26

After three segments, Porsche North America takes lead In Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup

Level 5 Motorsports pulls ahead in GT Daytona Team Championship

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Porsche North America leads the GT Le Mans (GTLM) team points counting for the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup after 18 hours in the Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Bob Bondurant School, IMSA launch partnership at Daytona

Bondurant School Named Preferred Driving School of IMSA
IMSA logo The Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving has entered a unique partnership with the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Westbrook leads prototype, Risi Ferrari fastest GTLM in final practice before 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona

Bird Flies In Final PC Practice, Valverde Pilots No. 556 Ferrari To GTD Lead

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo Local race fans will have no problem finding a car to cheer for in Saturday’s 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona. After qualifying second on Thursday, Spirit of Daytona Racing driver Richard Westbrook was fastest in Friday’s final practice before the debut of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

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