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Jan 25

Sparco teams up with Ford Chip Ganassi Racing

The journey to the Le Mans 24 Hours has begun

FordGT_2016_WEC_Pla_Mucke_Priaulx_Franchitti The Italian brand is partner on the all-new Ford GT in FIA World Endurance Championship and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

Ford GT program reunites championship winning pairing of Hand, Muller

 Hand will be joined by Dirk Muller in the No. 66 Ford GT, joining new teammates Richard Westbrook and Ryan Briscoe in the No. 67 entry.

Moments before the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale, Joey Hand drove the new Ford GT race car underneath a giant American flag during pre-race ceremonies at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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Nov 22

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing announces Ford GT driver line-up for 2016

Two Ford GTs that will compete in the full IMSA WeatherTech schedule next year.

Ford GT no 66 - photo © DPPI - Frédéric Le Floch Ford Chip Ganassi Racing officially announced today the four drivers who will compete in the all-new Ford GT for the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 25

Chip Ganassi Racing adds Dixon to Petit Le Mans lineup

Reigning Indycar Champion joins Scott Pruett and Joey Hand In The No. 01 Ford Ecoboost Riley for Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta

2015-06-14_18842 Seven-time TUDOR United SportsCar Championship champions and six-time Rolex 24 At Daytona winners Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) announced today that reigning Rolex 24 At Daytona Winner and four-time Verizon IndyCar Series Champion Scott Dixon will join Scott Pruett and Joey Hand in the driver lineup of the No. 01 Ford EcoBoost Riley Prototype for the historic Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta on Oct 3. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

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

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo 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. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

May 14

Season-opener winner Marco Wittmann the hunted at Oschersleben

‘30 Years of DTM’ – do you still remember?

DTM logo Following his first DTM win, secured in the 2014 season opener at Hockenheim, BMW driver Marco Wittmann will be – for the first time in his DTM career – the hunted, in the second of the season’s 10 rounds, held this weekend (16th to 18th May) at the etropolis Motorsport Arena Oschersleben. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

DTM: A thrilling relay competition

Schumacher and Green claim victory in Munich

DTM Munich -  Timo Sheider - Ralf SchumacherDTM logoThe DTM provided an extraordinary motoring show in Munich’s Olympiastadion on Saturday. In an action-packed relay competition of the three manufacturers Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, Ralf Schumacher and Norisring winner Jamie Green with the DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé beat two times’ DTM champion Timo Scheider and Adrien Tambay with the Audi A5 DTM in a very close final. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Yep, Patrick Dempsey is racing here next weekend

McDreamy is racing, the trains are rolling, ALMS is hoppin’

Patrick Dempsey - SebringLime Rock Park logoThe American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón starts its summer swing – six races over the next 11 weeks – with round four at Lime Rock Park July 6-7, the ninth annual Northeast Grand Prix.

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Jun 28

ALMS Northeast Grand Prix and Patrick Dempsey Racing at Lime Rock Park July 7

Entered: Hollywood’s Patrick Dempsey; Westport-based CEO; Indy 500 stand-out

ALMSLime Rock Park logoThe American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón starts its summer swing – six races over the next 11 weeks – with round four at Lime Rock Park July 6-7, the ninth annual Northeast Grand Prix. It’s got one of the biggest grids ever for this event: 32 entries made up of 15 prototypes and 17 GT cars.

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Feb 02

BMW partners with PUMA

PUMA announced today it has entered into a new multi-year partnership with BMW Motorsport.

BMW M3 DTMBMW MotorsportsThe global Sportlifestyle brand has become the Official Supplier of team and racewear for all BMW Motorsport racing operations, including DTM, ALMS and various high-profile long-distance races such as 24h Nürburgring. PUMA will also assume the role of Exclusive Licensed Partner for BMW Motorsport for the product categories of Footwear, Apparel and Accessories.

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Jan 29

Final hours of Rolex 24 heading toward DP battle

Between Shank and Ganassi Teams

Rolex 24 Hours Sunrise 2012-01-29Rolex 24 At DaytonaAfter 18 hours of racing in the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona, the stage was set for a final, six-hour battle between the No. 60 LiveOn.com Ford/Riley from Michael Shank Racing and the No. 01 TELMEX/Target BMW/Riley from Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates for overall honors. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Polesitting teams lead at halfway mark of exciting Rolex 24

Halfway through the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona things were still trending in the direction of it being anybody’s race

Grand-Am Rolex 24 Hours Mid-RaceRolex 24 At DaytonaAt the 12-hour mark, nine different leaders had paced the field with the defending race and series champion No. 01 TELMEX BMW/Riley Daytona Prototype of Chip Ganassi Racing and its sister No. 02 Target BMW/Riley dominating large portions. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Gavin, Bremer hold lead at Six-Hour Mark of competitive Rolex 24

 A record criowd is on hand for the action in the 50th Rolex 24 At Daytona

Rolex 24 At DaytonaCorvette Grand-AmIt’s still anyone’s race six hours into the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona. At the one-quarter mark of the 2012 GRAND-AM Rolex Series opener, Oliver Gavin held the lead, with his , one of eight cars to hold the lead.

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Dec 18

Hand joins BMW line-up

Joey Hand becomes a DTM driver with BMW

Joey Hand  2011-12-17BMW M3 DTM 2011-11-27American Le Mans Series GT title winner Joey Hand has become the fifth driver to sign up with BMW for the 2012 DTM season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

That close: McNish, Audi set fastest practice time by a hair

Only 0.002 seconds separated Scotsman from Sarrazin’s Peugeot

Allan McNish Audi 2011-09-29Petit-LeMansIf qualifying Friday for the 14th annual Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda is as good as Thursday’s second practice session, fans at Road Atlanta will be in for a thrill. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

Championships & more controversy for GC600 drivers

The Armor All Gold Coast 600 will run from October 21-23

2011-09-17In a champagne weekend for Armor All Gold Coast 600 internationals, Will Power took out the IZOD IndyCar Series Road Course Title with second behind Scott Dixon in Japan, whilst Dirk Muller and Joey Hand have been crowned American Le Mans GT Champions for BMW – building confidence ahead of the Surfers Paradise stoush – October 21-23.

(Flagworld’s photo album)

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Jun 30

Team USA to provide opportunities

The scholarship was founded in 1990

F2000 new logoF1600 F Championship logoThe highest placed American drivers under 20 years-old in both the F2000 Championship Series and the F1600 Formula F Championship Series prior to the conclusion of the season (following F2000 at Mosport and F1600 at Mid-Ohio) will be included among the list of candidates for prestigious Team USA Scholarships. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

Muscle Milk scores Long Beach win ahead of epic GT battle (+result & photos)

Opening lap pass gives Luhr/Graf win while BMW makes it two in a row in GT

ALMS Podium Long Beach20110416_3325Muscle Milk collected its first American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón win under the Aston Martin Racing banner Saturday as Lucas Luhr made an opening-lap pass on Dyson Racing’s Chris Dyson.

Flagworld’s Bill Brennan photo album from Long Beach

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Apr 16

Smith wins back-and-forth battle for Long Beach pole (+result)

Squeaks out narrow FQ in Lola-Mazda prototype coupe

Guy Smith 2011-04-15ALMS-PatronDyson Racing’s Guy Smith captured an emotional pole position Friday for the Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach with a lap of 1:14.001 (95.739 mph) in the team’s Mazda-powered Lola coupe. Read the rest of this entry »

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