Tag Archive: Hurley Haywood

Nov 13

GT3 Cup Challenge Overall Champion Eidson Wins Keys to Brand-New Porsche 911

Appropriately equipped for a GT3 Cup Challenge Champion

Eidson Received the Keys to his New 911 at Road Atlanta During the Championship CelebrationHurley Haywood scholarship winner and Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Champion Jake Eidson earned yet another valuable trophy in the process – the keys to a brand-new Porsche 911, his to use for the next year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 15

Hurley Haywood has been named Grand Marshal for the 65th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida

Hurley Haywood named Grand Marshal for 65th Twelve Hours of Sebring

Haywood is a two-time overall winner of America’s oldest sports car endurance race, and has 28 career starts at Sebring, more than any other driver. Haywood also has two class wins at Sebring and a total of ten podium finishes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 26

Rolex 24 At Daytona: Barbosa puts Cadillac Prototype on Pole

Five-Time Champion Hurley Haywood Named Honorary Starter for 55th Rolex 24 At Daytona

Cadillac DPi-VR - photo Wayne Taylor Racing Joao Barbosa captured the pole on Thursday for the 55th Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway, showcasing one of the new Cadillac DPi Prototypes that are racing for the first time this week in the season-opening race for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 10

Rolex 24: New Year, new opportunities

There is an old adage in motor sports

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo “To race is to live; all the rest is just waiting.”  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 27

Chip Ganassi wins in Daytona (updated)

Hour 24: Scott Pruett makes history at Rolex 24 At Daytona
Chip Ganassi Racing Captures 51st Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona
 

Chip Ganassi BMW-Riley no 01Rolex 24 At Daytona logoScott Pruett tied Hurley Haywood’s record with his fifth overall victory in the 51st Rolex 24 Daytona on Sunday. Juan Pablo Montoya crossed the finish line in the No. 01 TELMEX/Target Chip Ganassi Racing BMW/Riley 21.922 seconds ahead of Max Angelelli and the No. 10 Velocity Worldwide Corvette DP. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 30

Rolex Bob Snodgrass award for excellence recognizes Stallings

The announcement was made at the Grand Marshal dinner

Hurley Haywood - Bob StallingsGAINSCO Bob Stallings DP99Bob Stallings, owner of GAINSCO /Bob Stallings Racing, is the recipient of the 2010 Rolex Bob Snodgrass Award of Excellence.  The announcement was made at the Grand Marshal dinner, the prelude to the Rolex 24 At Daytona, held Friday, January 28, 2011, at Daytona USA. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 18

Rolex Series, ARCA shake down new Daytona racing surface

Following the tire tracks of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

ARCA logoRolex Sports Car Series logoThe Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 and the Crown Royal Cask No. 16presented by Menards got their first taste of the new racing surface of Daytona International Speedway on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 04

Sebring Hall of Fame luncheon tickets still available

Derek Bell will serve as master of ceremonies for the event

Tickets are still available for the Sebring Hall of Fame Luncheon to be held Friday, March 19th at Sebring International Raceway.This year’s luncheon will honor 2010 inductees Hurley Haywood, John Morton, Derek Daly, Phil Walters, Reginald Smith and Michelin. Derek Bell will serve as master of ceremonies for the event. Several other racing legends will be attending the event, which begins with a reception at 11:00 a.m. ET. Dress is casual. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 03

Barbosa seeks third straight Rolex Series victory

As Grand Prix of Miami returns to traditional spring date

The Grand Prix of Miami returns to its traditional spring date Saturday for Round 2 of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 27

Defending Rolex 24 Champions Brumos Racing take to the Jacksonville streets

To promote this weekend’s twice-around-the-clock challenge

Brumos Racing and defending Rolex 24 At Daytona winners Darren Law, David Donohue and five-time Rolex 24 champion Hurley Haywood are experts at driving around the twists and turns of Daytona’s legendary 3.56-mile road course. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 25

”Grand-Am 24 Hours at Daytona” season preview TONIGHT on SPEED

Telecast of program to air at 10 ET this evening on SPEED

A television special highlighting how drivers and teams prepare to compete in the Rolex 24 At Daytona will air multiple times this week leading up to the 48th edition of North America’s premier endurance race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

The Roar Before The Rolex 24 wraps up

At Daytona International Speedway

The three-day Roar Before The Rolex 24 test session at Daytona International Speedway, the major tune up for GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series and Continental Sports Car Challenge teams for the Rolex 24 weekend, wrapped up on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 15

Grand-Am honors Rolex Series, KONI Challenge champs

At Rolex Championship banquet at Seminole Hard Rock

Top competitors in the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 and Grand-Am KONI Sports Car Challenge were honored Monday evening at the Rolex Champions Banquet presented by SunTrust at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 10

Barbosa and Haywood capture Grand Prix of Miami

Gurney and Fogarty win second Daytona Prototype title

While Joao Barbosa and Hurley Haywood won Saturday’s Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 season-ending Grand Prix of Miami, Jon Fogarty and Alex Gurney finished fourth to capture their second Daytona Prototype championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 04

Haywood: Victory ‘A Real Team Deal’ (+photos)

Even though Hurley Haywood didn’t drive in the winning car in January’s 47th Rolex 24 At Daytona

The Jacksonville, Fla. veteran seemed just as excited to see the team’s No. 58 Porsche Riley win American sports car racing’s biggest race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 30

Grand-Am: ”Bob will be smiling down on us” – Haywood (+photo)

“This is a win that is shared by everybody”

Hurley Haywood, the most successful driver in the history of the Daytona 24 Hours has paid tribute to the Brumos Racing crew for its 1-3 finish in the 47th running of the event. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

Penske’s long part of Porsche driving school

Penske Racing’s Patrick Long will join four other Porsche driving legends

As part of an elite instructional program at Barber Motorsports Park near Birmingham, Ala.  Read the rest of this entry »

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