Tag Archive: John Potter

Jan 29

Michael Shank Racing wins the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 at Daytona

In his ninth try at winning North America’s most prestigious sports car race

Michael Shank Racing 2012 Daytona 24 WinRolex 24 At DaytonaTeam owner Michael Shank put his faith in a stock car driver. And that driver – A.J. Allmendinger – put in three grueling hours at the wheel of the No. 60 Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian Ford/Riley Daytona Prototype to win the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 at Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Jul 26

Potter and Stanton survive the heat to finish eighth (+photo)

In New Jersey Motorsports Park

John Potter -  Craig StantonMagnus Racing PorscheJohn Potter, Craig Stanton, and the new look Magnus Racing Porsche showed up ready for battle and very hydrated for Sunday’s American Red Cross 250 at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

Magnus Racing slips into camouflage to storm the Jersey Shore

For the first time, the team will do away with its traditional white and green

Magnus Racing in blackMagnus Racing Homestead 2011-04-04It will be a new look Magnus Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup that rolls off the transporter in Milleville, New Jersey for the American Red Cross 250 at New Jersey Motorsports Park next weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

John Potter and Craig Stanton earn Magnus Racing’s first Rolex Series podium

They capture points lead in Series

Magnus Racing Podium HomesteadMagnus Racing PorscheConfirming its rise as one of the leading GT teams in the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16, the no. 44 Magnus Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup captured its first podium in series competition at today’s Grand Prix of Miami when Craig Stanton took the checkered flag in third place. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 01

The Rolex 24 at Daytona updates

The latest from Rolex 24 at Daytona

Rolex24_DaytonaAPR Motorsport - Daytona 2011

United Autosports Achieves Stunning Fourth Place Finish On Rolex 24 Début As A Mere 3.752secs Covers Top-Four. Magnus Racing charges through the field for fourth. From Pole to Podium, APR Motorsport wins GRAND-AM 200! Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Double victory for Porsche

At long distance classic in Florida

PorscheTRG Racing GT65Porsche’s success story at the Daytona 24 hour race continues. At the 49th running of the long distance classic in Florida, the sports cars from Zuffenhausen celebrated an impressive double victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

Magnus Racing concludes successful weekend at Roar Before the Rolex 24

All signs were positive as the team easily ran in the top-10 throughout the weekend

Magnus Racing PorscheMagnus Racing  DaytonaTest 2010-01-11Beginning the first of what will be an endless number of trips to Florida this year, the Magnus Racing team was eager to travel to Daytona International Speedway for this weekend’s Roar Before the Rolex 24, the first event of the 2011 GRAND-AM Rolex Sportscar Series presented by Crown Royal Cask no. 16. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

All eyes on the beach for Magnus Racing

“We set our infrastructure this year to handle a multi-car program”

Magnus Racing PorscheMagnus Racing 20100601Following a successful test at the Homestead-Miami Speedway last week, Magnus Racing heads in to December with all eyes focused on the upcoming Roar Before the Rolex 24 test in January. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 14

Half of Salt Lake City turns out

To see Magnus Racing round out Grand-Am season

With the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 season finale held at the home base of Magnus Racing – the expansive Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah – it was no surprise that half of the event attendance was made up of visitors of the Magnus Racing hospitality area. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 11

Trois-Rivieres GP: Magnus Racing goes to Quebec to say ‘Bonjour, veuillez répondre à nos vert Porsche’

“Everyone kept saying how Trois-Rivieres was such a party, and such a great time” -Keen

Magnus Racing 20100424  VIR Their French may not be that good, but John Potter and Leh Keen can’t wait to get across the border to compete in this weekend’s Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres, held on a temporary street circuit at Terrain de l’Exposition in Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

Potter and Stanton rally their Porsche home in sixth in Blazin’ Jersey

Following an up-and-down day in South New Jersey

The No. 44 Magnus Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup crossed the finish line in sixth position, as team owner John Potter and co-driver Craig Stanton advanced nine positions over the course of the two hour and forty five minute race during yesterday’s most recent round of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask no. 16. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Magnus Racing races to the starting line of the Brumos 250

To rebuild a destroyed race car

The summer schedule of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 is a busy one. The schedule also gets a bit more compressed when a team has less than two weeks to rebuild a destroyed race car. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 28

Magnus Racing records first top-10 result in Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge

Last weekend at VIR

In the third race of its GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge career, the No.44 Magnus Racing Porsche Cayman recorded its first top-10 result of the 2010 season at last weekend’s Bosch Engineering 200 at Virginia International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

A competitive weekend in store for Magnus Racing

Next is Virginia for the fourth stop on the 2010 GRAND-AM calendar

The Team in Green is heading to the equally green Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Virginia, for the fourth stop on the 2010 GRAND-AM calendar. As they have done since Homestead, the team will field two cars – the No.44 Magnus Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup in the Rolex Sportscar Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No.16, and the No.44 Magnus Racing Porsche Cayman in the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Magnus Racing jumps back into battle at Barber

It was a challenging weekend for Magnus Racing

As the team traveled from cold Salt Lake City to rainy – then sunny – Birmingham, Alabama to contest the GRAND-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No.16’s Porsche 250, as well as the weekend’s Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge race. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Magnus Racing’s two Porsches ready for Porsche 250 at Barber

Headed in to this weekend’s Porsche 250 at Barber Motorsports Park

The Team in Green will be arriving on the heels of a rough last race that has required quick reaction and strong teamwork. The previous race at the Grand Prix of Miami was a challenging weekend for Magnus Racing, as the Team in Green was forced to do an emergency rebuild of the No.44 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup when Craig Stanton suffered a tire failure in practice and made heavy contact with the concrete wall. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 02

Magnus Racing to debut Porsche Cayman at Homestead

The Cayman has a tremendous amount of potential

The team in green has now grown to two cars. At the Grand Prix of Miami, Magnus Racing will expand into the GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge when it debuts its 2009 Porsche Cayman in the GS category. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 02

Magnus Racing debuts in GRAND-AM Rolex Series with a Top-Five finish (+photos)

At Rolex 24 at Daytona

 It was a 24-Hour to remember and, at times, to forget, but the Magnus Racing pits were all smiles and cheers as Austria’s Richard Lietz drove the No.44 Magnus Racing Porsche GT3 Cup across the line under the checkered flag in fifth position in the GT class. Read the rest of this entry »

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