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The Tequila Patron Prototype crew wins the 54th Rolex 24 at Daytona wearing Sparco
Sparco is again on the top step of the podium at Rolex 24 at Daytona. After 24 hours race, only 26’’ the gap between Tequila Patron Ligier – Honda prototype and the Wayne Taylor Racing Chevrolet Corvette DP. Scott Sharp, Ed Brown, Johannes van Overbeek, Luis “Pipo” Derani and the Extreme Speed Motorsport crew, win an incredible race after a fantastic comeback, wearing the Sparco Superleggera suits.
It may have been the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona endurance sports car race, but it still saw a first
Honda, a part of Indy car racing as an engine supplier since 1994 and partner and manufacturer to the Verizon IndyCar Series since 2003, captured its first victory in the premier North American sports car event that annually kicks off the racing season.
It matched the team’s best result in the race after finishing third last year on the way to taking second in the 2015 IMSA Championship
With scores of Visit Florida guests and hometown supporters on hand, Daytona Beach-based Visit Florida Racing drove to a third place finish after 24 hours of hard-fought racing in the Rolex 24 At Daytona.
Opening round of the IMSA Weather Tech Sportscar Championship season
While it’s still some weeks until all the competitors for the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship are on track together (The Prologue, Le Castellet, on 25/26th March), a very large number of WEC drivers will this weekend be racing in the Rolex 24 at Daytona in Florida.
Russian driver Nikhail Aleshin will lead 54-Car field to green flag on Saturday
Inclement weather doesn’t stop sports cars from racing – or qualifying. Proper tires, some extra resolve, and you’re off and running. Which meant Thursday’s Rolex 24 At Daytona qualifying went on as scheduled, with Russian driver Nikhail Aleshin taking the pole in the headlining Prototype class in the No. 37 Nissan BR01 Prototype.
Canadian teenager excited to make sports car debut in maiden 24 hour race
Lance Stroll heads in to the unknown next weekend when the Canadian competes in the Rolex 24 At Daytona (30-31 Jan). Seventeen-year-old Stroll, the youngest competitor in the top prototype class and second youngest in the entire 54-car field, will be making his sports car debut in his maiden 24 hour race.
A 54-car field with drivers representing 24 countries serves as the opening race for Daytona Rising
The world will be coming to Daytona International Speedway for the grand opening of its motorsports stadium, with a solid international field set for the debut race of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship: the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 30-31.
It’s also their first appearance in the big time – the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) WeatherTech SportsCar Championship – that they’ve worked toward while competing in recent seasons in the Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires, an IMSA Development Series.
2012 Championship Team Posts Top Speed At Daytona International Speedway On Day 1 Of ‘Roar Before The Rolex 24’ Test Sessions
A former championship team established itself Friday as one of early favorites in the 2016 Rolex 24 At Daytona
The No. 60 HONDA HPD Ligier JS P2 entry of Michael Shank Racing With Curb/Agajanian led both practice sessions on the opening day of the “Roar Before the Rolex 24” preseason test at Daytona International Speedway. The Roar is the first action of the year for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, enabling preparation for the season-opening Rolex 24 on Jan. 30-31.
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.