Tag Archive: Magnus Racing

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 11

Jean-François Dumoulin back on track for the Rolex 24 at Daytona

In the same category as his brother Louis-Philippe

Jean-François Dumoulin It’s with great enthusiasm that Jean-François Dumoulin has accepted to join the Magnus Racing team for the 52nd edition of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

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Nov 16

Sebring International Raceway Test: Day 1 report

Testing continues Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logoThe TUDOR United SportsCar Championship took to the track with its first open test on Saturday, with 19 teams taking to Sebring International Raceway for an all-day test session. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 04

Shank Racing, Magnus Racing top speed charts on first day of Roar Before The Rolex 24

115 cars test the twists and turns of Daytona for upcoming Rolex 24 Weekend

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo2011-02-18_0647The Roar Before The Rolex 24, the annual three-day testing session in advance of the 51st anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 26-27, kicked off on Friday at Daytona International Speedway. 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 »

Apr 05

The team in green looks to defend Porsche’s honor at the Porsche 250

You could say that there is a little bit of extra pressure on the Magnus Racing team this week

Magnus Racing Homestead 2011-04-04Magnus Racing PorscheAs the leading Porsche in the GRAND- AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask no.16, the driving duo of team owner John Potter and Craig Stanton are keen to put in a good showing at the Porsche 250 at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama on April 8-9. 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 »

Mar 01

Magnus Racing goes to the Grand Prix of Miami

It’s gotta be better than last year

Magnus Racing New Jersey 20100719Magnus Racing PorscheAt least year’s Grand Prix of Miami, the Magnus Racing crew was faced with an almost impossible task – rebuilding the no.44 Magnus Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup after a blown tire in the Saturday morning warmup sent Craig Stanton hard into the concrete retaining wall of the Homestead Miami Speedway.

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Feb 10

Magnus Racing announces limited American Le Mans Series campaign

Magnus Racing will return to the ALMS four times in 2011

Magnus Racing Porsche2011-01-31 - magnus Racing - Daytona 44Now in its second season of top-level professional sports car racing, Magnus Racing is proud to announce its expansion into the American Le Mans Series for the 2011 season. 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 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 31

Magnus Racing heads to test with strong driver lineup

For Rolex 24 at Daytona

Magnus Racing PorscheMagnus Racing  DaytonaTest 2010-01-11The no.44 Magnus Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup race car raised some eyebrows with its form during the Rolex Sportscar Series’ December test at Homestead-Miami Speedway, and heading in to next week’s Roar Before the 24, the team is proud to announce their official driver lineup for the 2011 Rolex 24 at Daytona. With help from Porsche Motorsports North America, Magnus Racing is headed in to the month of January as one of the most competitive in the field. 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 »

Aug 04

Magnus Racing has unfinished business in New York

Craig Stanton issues a challenge to John Potter

Magnus Racing had a star-crossed visit to Watkins Glen International in June for the GRAND-AM Rolex Sportscar Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen. 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 »

Jun 02

Potter and Stanton survive hectic Lime Rock race

To record a seventh-place finish for Magnus Racing

The first GRAND-AM Rolex Sportscar Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No.16 race at Lime Rock Park that featured a combined field of Daytona Prototypes and Grand Touring cars lived up to expectations that the race would be fast-paced and feature plenty of action between the two classes of cars. 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 »

Jan 28

Magnus Racing launches website

And live blog for Rolex 24 at Daytona

With the largest race on the GRAND-AM schedule in just a few days time – the Rolex 24 at Daytona – Magnus Racing is proud to unveil their long awaited new website at www.magnusracing.com.

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Jan 13

The team in green wraps up winter testing in Daytona

At least it’s better than a hurricane,” – Potter

Florida was most certainly not the Sunshine State as Magnus Racing participated in January’s Roar Before the 24 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. As cold and rainy as it was throughout the three-day test, team owner and driver, John Potter, always kept things in perspective. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 08

Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series December test days

At Daytona International Speedway – Day 1

Daytona Prototypes, GT cars participate on 2010 Pirelli tires for first time on Tuesday. All 24 cars that were entered for the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 December Test Days, a two-day Pirelli Tire Test at Daytona International Speedway, participated Tuesday in preparation for next month’s Rolex 24 At Daytona, held on Jan. 30-31, 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Magnus Racing to bring the fun back

And debut No.44 Porsche in 2010 Rolex Sportscar Series

Lining up for next season’s Grand- American Rolex Sportscar Series will be a new team with some familiar faces behind the wheel, as Magnus Racing will debut the No.44 Porsche 997 GT3 in the Rolex Series GT class for drivers John Potter and Craig Stanton.

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