Tag Archive: Rolex 24 At Daytona

Sep 30

German racing legend Jochen Mass named Grand Marshal for the 53rd Edition of the Rolex 24 At Daytona

“Jochen Mass is an endurance racing legend as well as a veteran driver in Formula One”

Jochen Mass candid Legendary German sports car and Formula One driver Jochen Mass will serve as the Grand Marshal for the 53rd edition of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on January 24-25, 2015 at Daytona International Speedway – the season-opening event for the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Dates Announced For 2015 Rolex 24 At Daytona, Roar Before The Rolex 24

Annual Test Session Moved To Jan. 9-11 – 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona Set For Jan. 24-25

IMSA logo Teams competing in the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge will have a bit more time to celebrate the holidays – but will have a quick turnaround to prepare for the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

AIM Autosport heads to Watkins Glen with Patron North American Endurance Cup Lead

Sweedler and Bell look to build on advantage gained at Daytona and Sebring

AIM Autosport Racing with Ferrari logo Winners of the Rolex 24 at Daytona and runners up at the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring, drivers Bill Sweedler and Townsend Bell enter this weekend’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen at Watkins Glen International with a strong lead in the Patron North American Endurance Cup. It is an advantage they are looking to maintain in the no. 555 AIM Autosport Ferrari 458 Italia. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

Patrón Endurance Cup heads South to Sebring Raceway

Together After 17 Years Daytona, Sebring On Same Schedule

12 Hours of Sebring logo It’s been a long time – 17 years to be exact – since the Rolex 24 At Daytona and Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida have been together on the same schedule. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

AIM Autosport returns to Sports Car Racing at Sebring

The Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring will go green on Saturday, March 15

AIM Autosport Ferrari Rolex 24 at Daytona winners Bill Sweedler and Townsend Bell will drive AIM Autosport Ferrari for remainder of TUDOR United Sports Car Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Action Express Racing saves best for last on opening day of Sebring Testing

Bourdais Drives No. 5 Corvette DP To Top Of Charts In Final Minute
TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Sébastien Bourdais and Action Express Racing picked up right where they left off after winning the Rolex 24 At Daytona by setting the fastest lap Thursday on the opening day of TUDOR United SportsCar Championship testing at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Strong debut for IMSA.com at Rolex 24

IMSA.com traffic tops entire 2013 for GRAND-AM.com

IMSA logo IMSA.com, the official website of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA), was created with race fans in mind. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Porsche prevails in 10-Minute Sprint to the finish

Takes GTLM victory in 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona
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A twice-around-the-clock test of endurance turned into a 10-minute test of nerves Sunday at the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona.

Jan 26

Action Express Racing victorious In 52nd Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona (+results, updated²)

Locally-owned team wins twice-around-the-clock challenge for second time

Action Express Corvette win 24 DaytonaMore than 23 and a half hours of grueling and demanding racing came down to a four-lap dash to the finish as Action Express Racing and the No. 5 Corvette DP held off Wayne Taylor Racing and the No. 10 Corvette DP to win the 52nd anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Two for Two: David Ostella earns second endurance podium

Finishing third in the Prototype Challenge

David Ostella - Rolex 24 at Daytona David Ostella recorded his second podium finish in two career endurance racing starts, finishing third in the Prototype Challenge class with Performance Tech Motorsports in the Rolex 24 at Daytona on Jan. 25-26. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Statement by Scot Elkins, IMSA vice president, competition and technical regulations

We regret the confusion following the race

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A full post-race review of the incident on the last lap of the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona was completed by IMSA Supervisory Officials. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Kuno Wittmer unlucky 6th at Rolex 24 At Daytona

The 24 Hours Of Daytona

Kuno Wittmer - SRT Motorsports Viper GTS-R  - Rolex 24 at Daytona (1) After fighting hard all night and through the morning, the No. 93 SRT Motorsports Viper GTS-R had fought its way back to fourth in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class, just behind the No. 91 Viper in third place.

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Jan 26

Louis-Philippe Dumoulin Rolex 24 at Daytona report

“What a professional experience this weekend was”

Louis-Philippe Dumoulin - Rolex 24 at Daytona Invited by his major partner in the Nascar Canadian Tire Series, WeatherTech, Louis-Philippe Dumoulin has joined the Alex Job Racing/WeatherTech team this weekend for the 52nd edition of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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 26

Action Express wins 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona

Race Results and interviews

Action Express Corvette win 24 DaytonaThe Corvette DP # 5 driven by Sébastien Bourdais, Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa (Burt Frisselle did not take the wheel) were the 1st to get the checkered flag.

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Jan 26

Live updates from the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona

23rd hour

Rolex 24 At Daytona logoRunning second in PC, Kyle Marcelli’s No. 7 Starworks Motorsport ORECA FLM09 caught fire on the backstretch to bring out the 15th caution flag shortly before the end of 22 hours of competition.

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Jan 26

DTM / Super GT / IMSA Steering Committee holds second meeting

The first meeting was held July 2013 at the Norisring DTM round
DTM - Super GT - IMSA Steering Committee logo Surrounded by the atmosphere of the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona, the season kick-off of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, the steering committee of DTM, SUPER GT and IMSA, held its second collaborative meeting.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Live updates from the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona

Hour 19-21 Report

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Burt Frisselle and Ricky Taylor traded the lead throughout the 19th hour of competition at Daytona. Frisselle had taken over shortly after 8 a.m. in the No. 9 Action Express Corvette DP, with Taylor regaining the lead at 8:31 a.m. in the No. 10 Velocity Worldwide Corvette DP. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

After three segments, Porsche North America takes lead In Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup

Level 5 Motorsports pulls ahead in GT Daytona Team Championship

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Porsche North America leads the GT Le Mans (GTLM) team points counting for the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup after 18 hours in the Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Chip Ganassi Racing, Action Express Racing share 18-Hour Lead

In Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup

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A pit stop by Jordan Taylor in the No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP moments before the 18-hour mark allowed Action Express Racing to not only lead the Rolex 24 At Daytona, but grab a share of the lead in the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Westbrook leads prototype, Risi Ferrari fastest GTLM in final practice before 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona

Bird Flies In Final PC Practice, Valverde Pilots No. 556 Ferrari To GTD Lead

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo Local race fans will have no problem finding a car to cheer for in Saturday’s 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona. After qualifying second on Thursday, Spirit of Daytona Racing driver Richard Westbrook was fastest in Friday’s final practice before the debut of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Kuno Wittmer and his Viper GTS-R to start 3rd in Rolex 24 at Daytona

It’s the first time in his career Kuno Wittmer will take the start at the prestigious Rolex 24

Kuno Wittmer - Viper GTS-R The No.91 SRT Motorsports Viper GTS-R qualified on pole in the GTLM class for the Rolex 24 at Daytona, with Marc Goossens at the commands, as the No.93 team car qualified third with Kuno Wittmer teammate’s Jonathan Bomarito at the wheel. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Gurney Puts No. 99 Corvette DP on the Pole for 52nd Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona

“I’m obviously really happy and pretty excited about it all” – Gurney

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo Alex Gurney drove the No. 99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing Corvette DP to the pole position for the 52nd anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the season-opening event for the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship scheduled for Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

‘Road to Rolex 24,’ pre-race show bolster Rolex 24 At Daytona TV Coverage

One-hour documentary, created and produced by NASCAR Productions

IMSA logo A special documentary detailing the build-up for this weekend’s historic Rolex 24 At Daytona titled “Road to Rolex 24” premieres this evening at 7 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Audi R8 V10 announced as Official Safety Car For 2014 Rolex 24 At Daytona

Audi R8 V10 Official Safety Car For Second Year In A Row At Rolex 24

2013-10-06_0293 For the second year in a row, the Audi R8 V10 will lead the field of cars at the 2014 Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

BMW joins IMSA as Official Automotive Partner

Strong presence in TUDOR Championship GTLM, GTD Classes

IMSA logo BMW has been named an official automotive partner of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and will have a strong presence in this weekend’s TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season-opening Rolex 24 At Daytona, in addition to being the title sponsor of Friday’s BMW Performance 200, the opening race of the 2014 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

FOX Network leads live coverage of Rolex 24 At Daytona across multiple platforms

FOX Network To Air First Two Hours Out Of 15 Total Hours Of FOX Sports Coverage
IMSA logo The 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona will make history on Jan. 25-26 as the inaugural race of  the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, and race fans can see the event in its entirety across multiple platforms including the FOX Network. Read the rest of this entry »

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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Jan 04

McMurray quickest in Prototype testing at Roar Before The Rolex 24

Formula 1 test driver Bird fastest for Starworks in PC

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo The variety of international talent that comes together for the Rolex 24 At Daytona was very evident Saturday in TUDOR United SportsCar Championship testing at Daytona International Speedway, as a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver and a Formula One test driver led the respective Prototype classes in the second day of Roar Before the Rolex 24 testing. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 04

Corvette, Viper Have plenty of company in GTLM rematch in Rolex 24

Heylen Returns Porsche to rop of GTD Charts

IMSA logo Corvette Racing and SRT Viper are ready to square off for the first time in more than a decade in the 52nd running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, which opens the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship on Jan. 25-26. Read the rest of this entry »

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