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Jan 26

MSHFA News: Kinser, Klamfoth, Labonte, Murphy, Pruett, Thomas, Yates Announced as 2017 Inductees for Motorsports Hall of Fame of America

29th Annual MSHFA Induction Ceremony Set for June 28 in Daytona Beach

Motorsports Hall of Fame of America logo A seven-person list of luminaries representing sports cars, stock cars, land-speed records, motorcycles, open-wheel and drag racing will be showcased by the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) 2017 class of inductees that was announced today at Daytona International Speedway.

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Jan 25

Rolex 24 At Daytona qualifying set for Thursday; Starting Positions Vital in Endurance Sports Car Classic

55th Running of Rolex 24 Begins at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday

Rolex 24 At DAYTONAJeff Gordon, Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan Part of All-Star Driver Lineup. A 24-hour race is by no means a flat-out sprint, but it sure has looked that way in recent years at the end of the Rolex 24 At Daytona.

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Jan 08

Roar Before The Rolex 24 wraps up at DIS; Teams look to Rolex 24 At Daytona Jan. 28-29

ORECA LP P2s Post Fastest Sunday Laps

2011-02-18_0647 The Roar Before the Rolex 24 wrapped up a three-day run Sunday at Daytona International Speedway, preparing competitors for North America’s premier sports car event, the historic 55th Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 28-29. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 06

Roar Before The Rolex 24, Day 1: New LM P2 Oreca Prototype Posts Fastest Laps

Jeff Gordon Prepping For Rare Sports Car Race

2011-02-18_0647 The Roar Before The Rolex 24 was in full song Friday at Daytona International Speedway, with 55 sports cars beginning three days of shakedowns for the 55th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 28-29. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 06

Legendary Open-Wheel Racer Dario Franchitti named 2017 Rolex 24 At Daytona Grand Marshal

Franchitti will deliver the command “Drivers, start your engines” for North America’s most prestigious sports car event

2011-02-18_0647 Legendary open-wheel racer Dario Franchitti, who won three Indianapolis 500s as well as the 2008 Rolex 24 At Daytona, will serve as Grand Marshal for the 55th Rolex 24 At Daytona IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on Jan. 28-29 at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 14

All-Star atmosphere for Rolex 24 At Daytona Test Sessions

Gordon, Dixon, Briscoe, Hunter-Reay Reflect Multi-Discipline Tradition of Rolex 24

Action Express RacingIt’s not a new trend but it’s always a welcomed one. We’re talking about the inherent all-star atmosphere that envelops Daytona International Speedway during North America’s greatest sports car race – the Rolex 24 At Daytona. 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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Nov 30

Field, Format Set for ‘The Clash’ At Daytona

Season-Opening, 75-Lap Event to Feature NASCAR’s Top Premier Series Drivers

The Clash logoRecently crowned seven-time NASCAR premier series champion Jimmie Johnson will join a star-studded elite field as NASCAR kicks off its 2017 season with The Clash at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017.

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Nov 16

Katherine Legge part of talent-laden Michael Shank Racing Team prepping for Rolex 24

Shank Lineup Includes Three Former Rolex 24 Champions

Katherine Legge part of talent-laden Michael Shank Racing Team prepping for Rolex 24 One test down, two more to go for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s preparation for the 55th Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 28-29 at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 15

Scott Pruett returning to Rolex 24 At Daytona in new Lexus entry

Five-Time Rolex 24 Champion Heads Driver Lineup For New Team In GT Daytona Class

Scott Pruett returning to Rolex 24 At Daytona in new Lexus entry First Of Three Preseason IMSA Tests At DIS Wraps Up Today. One of IMSA’s biggest stars, driving one of IMSA’s newest cars, highlighted the opening day of Rolex 24 At Daytona testing on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 16

Tickets for the 2016 Ferrari World Finals at DIS on sale now

Daily General Admission Tickets For First Ferrari World Finals In North America Start At $15

2011-02-18_0647 Tickets for the Ferrari World Finals on Dec. 1-4, which is being held for the first time in North America, are on sale now. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 31

Derani drives home Rolex 24 at Daytona victory For Tequila Patrón ESM

Brothers Ricky And Jordan Taylor Of Apopka Part Of Runner-Up Effort For Wayne Taylor Racing

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo Luis Felipe Derani turned in a dominant final driving stint on Sunday, delivering a Rolex 24 At Daytona championship to Tequila Patrón ESM Racing at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 28

Nissan Prototype takes Prototype Pole for Rolex 24 At Daytona

Russian driver Nikhail Aleshin will lead 54-Car field to green flag on Saturday

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo Inclement weather doesn’t stop sports cars from racing – or qualifying. Proper tires, some extra resolve, and you’re off and running. Which meant Thursday’s Rolex 24 At Daytona qualifying went on as scheduled, with Russian driver Nikhail Aleshin taking the pole in the headlining Prototype class in the No. 37 Nissan BR01 Prototype. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 09

Storylines Abound On Day 2 Of ‘Roar Before The Rolex 24’ Test At DIS

DeltaWing Prototype tops a practice session for the First iime

2011-02-18_0647 Saturday was a day for emerging storylines at the Roar Before the Rolex 24 test sessions at Daytona International Speedway, starting with the surprising sprint to the top of speed charts by the revolutionary DeltaWing Prototype, driven by former IndyCar Series regular Katherine Legge. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 08

2012 Championship Team Posts Top Speed At Daytona International Speedway On Day 1 Of ‘Roar Before The Rolex 24’ Test Sessions

A former championship team established itself Friday as one of early favorites in the 2016 Rolex 24 At Daytona

2011-02-18_0647 The No. 60 HONDA HPD Ligier JS P2 entry of Michael Shank Racing With Curb/Agajanian led both practice sessions on the opening day of the “Roar Before the Rolex 24” preseason test at Daytona International Speedway. The Roar is the first action of the year for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, enabling preparation for the season-opening Rolex 24 on Jan. 30-31. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 08

Motorsports Hall of Fame of America announces Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations as Presenting Sponsor for Annual Induction Ceremony

Three-year partnership to begin with June 29 induction at Daytona International Speedway

Motorsports Hall of Fame of America logo The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America announced today that Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC will serve as presenting sponsor of its annual induction ceremony for the next three years, beginning with the 28th annual ceremony on Wednesday, June 29 at Daytona International Speedway.

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Nov 07

Daytona International Speedway to host 2016 Ferrari World Finals

‘World Center of Racing’ to serve as the host for the First Ferrari World Finals to be Held in North America

2011-02-18_0647 Daytona International Speedway has added a prestigious new event to its 2016 calendar – the Ferrari World Finals on Dec. 1-4 – which is being held in North America for the first time in history. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 03

‘The Ultimate’ DAYTONA 500 moment?

NASCAR lets fans decide in new digital and social campaign

NASCAR logo Lee Petty in a “photo finish” for the ages. Fist fights on the backstretch. “The Intimidator’s” long-awaited trip to victory lane. The DAYTONA 500® has produced some of the most monumental moments in sports history and now fans have the chance to decide which one is the best of the best. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 25

McMurray, part of all-star effort, becomes 3rd driver to win Rolex 24 and DAYTONA 500

Dixon, Kanaan and Larson join McMurray in Rolex 24 Gatorade Victory Lane

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo An all-star race fittingly was won by an all-star team, which had to battle from flag-to-flag to deliver a milestone victory. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 24

Motorsports Hall of Fame of America inductees experience DAYTONA Rising first-hand

The new 40,000 seats are available on three different concourse levels for Budweiser Speedweeks 2015

Motorsports Hall of Fame of America inductees experience DAYTONA Rising first-hand - Carmichael-Kendall at DIS 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.

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