Tag Archive: Rolex 24 At Daytona

Jan 08

United Autosports in shape for Rolex 24 after constructive “Roar” test

Vital data collected from almost 1,500-miles achieved in three-day test 

UNITED AUTOSPORTS HEAD STATESIDE FOR ROAR BEFORE THE 24United Autosports will return to the Daytona International Speedway later this month primed for the Rolex 24 At Daytona race week (25-28 Jan) after a constructive three-day official test at the Floridian venue which finished today (7 Jan). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 07

Felipe Nasr-Driven Cadillac Prototype Earns Top Pit, Garage Spot For Rolex 24 At DAYTONA

Special Qualifying Session Debuts, Highlighting Final Day of ‘Roar Before the Rolex 24’ Test

Rolex 24 At Daytona logoRolex 24 At DAYTONA qualifying came early Sunday, in the form of a special session to determine pit and garage stall selections for the Jan. 27-28 endurance road racing classic at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 07

Special Sunday qualifying to determine Rolex 24 At DAYTONA Pit, Garage Stall Selections

Offers Unique Twist to ‘Roar Before the Rolex 24’ Test Sessions

Roar Before the Rolex 24 Day 2The third and final day of the Roar Before the Rolex 24 has acquired added significance. Even though the Rolex 24 At DAYTONA is three weeks away, qualifying starts on Sunday.

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Jan 06

Fernando Alonso talks the 24 Hours of Le Mans

ROAR Before the Rolex 24

Fernando Alonso talks the 24 Hours of Le MansA Formula 1 World Champion and still active in that discipline, at the end of January the Spanish driver will take part in the Rolex 24 at Daytona in Florida on January 27th and 28th.

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Jan 05

Renowned champion car owner Chip Ganassi to serve as Grand Marshal for 2018 Rolex 24 At DAYTONA

“This is a really big honor for me to be recognized by a race that has meant so much to me over my career”

Chip GanassiRenowned champion car owner Chip Ganassi will serve as Grand Marshal for the 56th anniversary Rolex 24 At DAYTONA, giving the ‘Drivers, start your engines,’ command. The twice-around-the-clock endurance race will take place on Daytona International Speedway’s 3.56-mile road course Jan. 27-28.

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Dec 07

Bruno Senna joins United Autosports for Rolex 24 At Daytona

Bruno Senna completes United Autosports 24-hour line up

BRUNO SENNA JOINS UNITED AUTOSPORTS FOR ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONASenna will race alongside Will Owen, Hugo de Sadeleer and Paul Di Resta. Fernando Alonso, Lando Norris and Phil Hanson to race sister Ligier JS P217. United Autosports have confirmed that Bruno Senna will join the team for the 2018 Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

Rolex 24 At DAYTONA teams complete initial testing

Look to ‘Roar Before the Rolex 24’

IMSA TestingWith an initial two-day Rolex 24 At DAYTONA test completed on Wednesday, teams immediately switched their collective focus to the annual Roar Before the Rolex 24 testing on Jan. 5-7 at Daytona International Speedway.

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Nov 21

Successful debut test for Fernando Alonso in United Autosports’ Ligier JS p217

McLaren driver completes first test ahead of Rolex 24 At Daytona debut

Successful debut test for Fernando Alonso in United Autosports’ Ligier JS p217First time Spanish racer has driven an LMP2 car. Next outing will be the ROAR before the 24 on 5-7 January. Fernando Alonso has successfully completed his first test in the United Autosports’ Ligier JS P217 ahead of his debut at the Rolex 24 At Daytona in January. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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