Tag Archive: Rolex 24 At Daytona

Nov 09

Fernando Alonso poised for Toyota LMP1 test in Bahrain

Alonso is set to share running in the Toyota TS050 Hybrid LMP1 with rising Thomas Laurent and Mike Conway

2017-10-22_1005Fernando Alonso looks set to enjoy his first LMP1 test in Bahrain next Sunday ahead of a possible entry to the 24 Hours of Le Mans next year, with multiple outlets reporting the two-time Formula 1 world champion will feature for Toyota at next Sunday’s FIA World Endurance Championship rookie test. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 03

All-Star Appeal: Juan Pablo Montoya, Helio Castroneves preparing for 56th Rolex 24 at Daytona in Two-Day Test

Former Indianapolis 500 Champions Part of New Team Penske Sports Car Lineup

Acura on trackMontoya Aiming for 4th Rolex 24 At Daytona Championship. The inherent all-star flavor of the Rolex 24 At Daytona has become a tradition, one that will be especially well-served on Jan. 27-28 at the 56th running of the sports car endurance classic at Daytona International Speedway.

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Oct 26

Fernando Alonso joins United Autosports for Rolex 24 At Daytona

Double Formula One World Champion to race Ligier JS P217

2017-10-19_0480Spaniard to join Phil Hanson and McLaren development driver Lando Norris. Two car entry for Anglo American team in IMSA opener. United Autosports has confirmed that Fernando Alonso will race for the team in the 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona.
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Sep 20

Rolex 24 At Daytona Winner Masson clinches two IMSA Series Championships

Masson continues to be a team player as he looks toward what the 2018 season will bring

2016-08-14_0393It’s 4:30 a.m., a miserable 38 degrees outside and a steady, chilly rain is coming down in sheets. Kyle Masson is driving in his open-cockpit Prototype Challenge (PC) at Daytona International Speedway, competing in North America’s most prestigious sports car race – the Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

IMSA Unveils ‘36 Hours Of Florida’ For Pro-Am Teams To Debut In 2018

Trueman Pro-Am Team Endurance Award,

International race teams and Pro-Am driver lineups have been part of the Rolex 24 At Daytona and Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida throughout each event’s long and storied history. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 19

Wild 24 Hours of Le Mans Ends with Two WeatherTech Championship Cars on Podium

2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-06-14-0171Jordan Taylor was one lap from adding a 24 Hours of Le Mans victory to an incredible 2017 season that has seen him take five-consecutive wins in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, including the Rolex 24 At Daytona and Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.

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Mar 19

No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R captures 36 Hours of Florida honors

This time, there was no controversy – just an old-fashioned butt-whipping by the winning Prototype team

The No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing/Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi V.R, with Ricky Taylor behind the wheel, won the 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona, with the No. 5 Action Express Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi V.R finishing second.

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Mar 18

Rebellion Racing ORECA LM P2 posts record time in Twelve Hours of Sebring Qualifying

So far in this young IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season, it’s been all Cadillac.
The three new Cadillac DPi cars have dominated the Prototype class, first winning the season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona after qualifying on the pole. Read the rest of this entry »
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Mar 03

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing to field Three Ford GTs at Sebring

“This is another great opportunity for our WEC and IMSA teams to work together” – Chip Ganassi

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing will send three Ford GTs to the 12 Hours of Sebring March 18, 2017 as the team attempts to sweep three of the most legendary endurance sports car races in the world within nine months. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 28

United Autosports to enter 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona

United Autosports have confirmed their entry into the 2018 Rolex 24 At Daytona

United Autosports Ligier JS P217 The Anglo-American team are currently preparing for their debut season with their Ligier JS P217, which they will race in the European Le Mans Series. They will use the same sports prototype in the 56th running of the American endurance event at the start of 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 24

Lynn gets acquainted with No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi at Sebring test

It was a day of firsts at Sebring International Raceway for British racing driver Alex Lynn

Before Thursday’s first day of a two-day IMSA-sanctioned test at the site of next month’s 65th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, Lynn never had driven the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R he will share with 2017 Rolex 24 At Daytona winners Jordan and Ricky Taylor. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 10

Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R team names Alex Lynn as its New Third Driver

“I am delighted to be making my IMSA debut with the Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R team”

On the heels of its thrilling victory in last month’s season-opening Rolex 24 At Daytona, the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R has announced 23-year-old British driver Alex Lynn will join its full-time co-drivers and brothers Ricky and Jordan Taylor for next month’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring and October’s Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 04

Eight full­time WeatherTech Championship teams set for 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

The French endurance classic on the Circuit de la Sarthe will be held on June 17-18, 2017

2016-11-19-Saturday-0090 Led by the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT team that won the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class in last weekend’s Rolex 24 At Daytona and the GTE Pro class in the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans, a total of eight full-time IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams have confirmed entries for the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 04

Endurance: The Very Spirit Of The Rolex 24 At Daytona

The crew worked tirelessly before even getting to the main event

DAC Motorsports’ No. 18 Lamborghini Huracan GT3 completed the 55th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on the final weekend in January to kickoff the first round of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 03

IMSA realizing unprecedented positive results on and off the race track following successful Rolex 24 At Daytona

The 55th Rolex 24 At Daytona likely will be remembered as a watershed moment in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship history

On the racetrack, the event saw the competition debut of 12 brand-new Daytona Prototype international (DPi) and LM P2 race cars in the series’ top Prototype class, as well as a new car from Porsche in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class and the WeatherTech Championship debut for Mercedes-AMG, Lexus and Acura in the GT Daytona (GTD) class. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 01

Rolex 24 At Daytona Tequila Patron Cup win for AERO™ Advanced Paint Technology as focus moves down under

When you have a ground-breaking technology, there is nothing better than proving yourself in the heat of competition

Rolex 24 At Daytona Tequila Patron Cup win for AERO™ Advanced Paint Technology as focus moves down under After one AERO Advanced Paint Technology partner team raced into the winner circle at Daytona International Speedway last weekend, another star-studded squad will head to the other side of the world as the innovative product makes its competition debut in the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour with Competition Motorsports.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 31

Masson takes lessons from IMSA Challenge Series to win Rolex 24 At Daytona

Masson more than held his own in the endurance classic

Masson takes lessons from IMSA Challenge Series to win Rolex 24 At Daytona After a solid test session in early January, Kyle Masson was confident he was ready to make his IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship debut in the Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 30

Rolex 24 At Daytona: Four Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Champions team up for stirring victory

The driver lineup was even more surprising

Rolex 24 At Daytona Four Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Champions team up for stirring victory Carlos de Quesada surprised a room full of fellow competitors, team members, officials, family and friends in October 2016 when he announced at the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama awards ceremony at Road Atlanta that his team, Alegra Motorsports, would field a GT Daytona entry in the 2017 Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 30

Rolex 24 At Daytona: Cadillac scores epic win with Taylors, Gordon, Angelelli

Daytona International Speedway

A long 24 hours, made even longer by 12 hours of cold temperatures, steady rain and 21 caution flags – though not even close to a record, actually – combined to make the night hours of the most prestigious sports car race in North America miserable for drivers and crew. But the 55th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona was one of the most exciting, and certainly most important endurance races in recent memory. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 30

Rolex 24 At Daytona: Ford GT wins with Ganassi, young Porsche racers score in GTD

Daytona International Speedway

With a brand-new car for one of the top manufacturers in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT Le Mans class, and three new manufacturers in the GT Daytona class, handicapping the GT cars in the 55th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona would be tough. Read the rest of this entry »

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