52nd edition of the Rolex 24 at Daytona
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Between Shank and Ganassi Teams
After 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.
Halfway through the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona things were still trending in the direction of it being anybody’s race
At 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.
You could say that there is a little bit of extra pressure on the Magnus Racing team this week
As 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.
They capture points lead in Series
Confirming 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.
It’s gotta be better than last year
At 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.
All signs were positive as the team easily ran in the top-10 throughout the weekend
Beginning 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.
For Rolex 24 at Daytona
The 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.