Tag Archive: Rolex Sports Car Series

Jul 23

It’s a different lineup but AIM Autosport is looking for the same result at Indianapolis

AIMing for a repeat of last year

A combination of speed, strategy and a little bit of racing luck brought AIM Autosport to victory lane at last year’s Brickyard Grand Prix, then a part of the Rolex Sports Car Series. 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 »

Nov 19

Starworks Motorsport to field impressive team for 2013 Rolex 24 at Daytona

In 2012 Starworks Motorsport entered the history books by becoming the first LMP2 Champions in the FIA World Endurance Championship

2011-02-18_0647Starworks Motorsport logoAllan McNish, Alex Popow, Ryan Dalziel and Sébastien Bourdais will pilot the #8 Starworks Motorsport Riley-Ford Daytona Prototype at the 51st Grand-Am Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway on 26-27 January 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Two-Day Rolex 24 at Daytona test wraps up

Michael Shank Racing ready to defend Rolex 24 Victory

2011-02-18_0647Daytona 29 janvier 12 035While rain slowed the second day of November Rolex 24 At Daytona testing at Daytona International Speedway, Rolex Sports Car Series teams still got plenty of track time as they prepared for the grueling twice-around-the-clock challenge on Jan. 26-27. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón announces 2013 Schedule

 Spotlights combined weekends with GRAND-AM at Road America and “super endurance weekend” at Circuit of The Americas

ALMS 2013-1ALMSThe 2013 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón race schedule is a compelling, 10-round slate, featuring a unique joint weekend with the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series at Road America and what’s being termed a super endurance weekend in combination with the FIA World Endurance Championship at the spectacular new Circuit of The Americas (CoTA) in Texas. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

AIM Autosport Team FXDD Looking Forward to Racing Ferrari 458 Italia at Barber Motorsports Park

Team Eager to Race Following Eight-week Schedule Break

AIM Autosport Team FXDDFerrari Quebec - Aim AutosportAIM Autosport Team FXDD is excitedly looking forward to racing its Ferrari 458 Italia GT Grand-Am in the upcoming race at Barber Motorsports Park, near Birmingham, Ala., the site of round two of the 2012 Rolex Sports Car Series. The team has been hard at work during the eight-week break since the season opener, the Fiftieth Anniversary Rolex 24 at Daytona. Making its racing debut, the FXDD Ferrari 458 finished eighth in the gruelling 24-hour race. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

AIM Autosport fourth in Grand Prix of Miami

Team thrilled with season debut

AIM AutosportAIM Autosport Homestead10-1-12A jubilant AIM Autosport team cheered its BMW-Riley #61 Daytona Prototype to a fourth-place finish this afternoon in the Grand Prix of Miami at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

Turner Motorsport expands Rolex Series GT program for 2011

Growing on winning program with move to BMW M3 in Rolex Series competition

Turner-Motorsports-logoWhen Will Turner announced that his Turner Motorsport team would step up to compete in the Rolex Sports Car Series with a BMW M6 GT Class program in 2010, it seemed like just a matter of time before the multiple-championship winning organization would be winning races in GRAND-AM’s top series. Read the rest of this entry »

May 02

Tom Bledsoe named President of GRAND-AM Road Racing

Veteran NASCAR executive to oversee growing Sports Car Organization

Tom Bledsoe has been named president of GRAND-AM Road Racing, it was announced today by the sports car sanctioning body. Bledsoe has served as GRAND-AM’s chief operation officer and vice president since December 2007, and has been acting president since Roger Edmondson took a leave of absence earlier this year due to health reasons. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Drivers and teams with ties to the Big Apple meet with fans to promote race

GRAND-AM drivers storm New York City’s Grand Central Terminal for Lime Rock Park promo

 Several GRAND-AM drivers and teams, many with ties to New York City, visited Grand Central Terminal on Wednesday to promote the upcoming Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 and Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge races at Lime Rock Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

GRAND-AM President Roger Edmondson takes leave of absence

GRAND-AM announced that President Roger Edmondson leaves to address personal health issues

GRAND-AM has grown and flourished under Edmondson’s leadership since its inception in 1999. His leave is effective now. Tom Bledsoe will assume the day-to-day leadership role for GRAND-AM and continue to be supported by the management team including Vice President of Competition Dave Spitzer, Managing Director of Competition Mark Raffauf and Vice President of Marketing & Communications Kevin Hindson. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 01

Sweeney, Halpin team up with APR Motorsport

For 2010 CTSCC ST Assault

Mike Sweeney returns to APR Motorsport for his second full season of GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge in 2010, after a superb rookie year where he took three victories with the APR Motorsport team. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Grand-Am road Racing, Featherlite trailers extend long standing relationship

For an additional five years

Following one of the most competitive seasons in its 10-year history, GRAND-AM Road Racing continues to combine growth stability in announcing today a five-year extension with longtime partner Featherlite Trailers. The renewal maintains a relationship that began during GRAND-AM’s inaugural season of competition in 2000. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Skip Barber: 2010 National schedule announced

The Skip Barber Racing School has announced the 14-race schedule

For the 2010 BFGoodrich/Skip Barber National Presented by Mazda. This is the 13th year of the Skip Barber National. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 13

Grand-Am Road Racing announces 2010 Rolex Series schedule

Combined race at Lime Rock, spring race at Barber, 48th Rolex 24 highlight 2010 calendar

Grand-Am Road Racing announced today its 2010 schedule for the Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16, featuring 12 Daytona Prototype and GT class combined-races in a dozen family-friendly weekends of world famous sports car racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

AIM Autosport: Rolex DP team in Montreal – Star Mazda team at Mosport

AIM Autosport returns to defend at Montreal – 2008 race winners hoping for another victory on home turf

AIM AutosportThis weekend, AIM Autosport is back at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve for the The Grand Am Rolex Montreal 200 where they hope to defend their 2008 race win. Not only was this the first Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No 16 victory for the Woodbridge, Ontario based team, it is on record as the closest finish in series history.

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May 21

Bruno Junqueira joins AIM Autosport at Watkins Glen

Star of open wheel makes his debut in  Daytona Prototypes

Coming off its best finish of the 2009 season, AIM Autosport is pleased to announce that Champ Car and Indy Car driver Bruno Junqueira will join the team for the next race in the Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16. Read the rest of this entry »

May 02

AIM Autosport looking for a comeback at New Jersey

Team took the pole in 2008, hoping to repeat

AIM Autosport came to New Jersey Motorsport Park (NJMP) on a roll last season having recorded three straight podiums including back-to-back wins at Montreal and Watkins Glen plus they had three poles in the last four races. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Frisselle and Wilkins return in the No 61 Ford Riley

Burt Frisselle returns to AIM Autosport for 2009 season

AIM Autosport announced today that Mark Wilkins is back at the wheel of the No. 61 Ford Riley and for the 2009 season he will be joined by former team mate Burt Frisselle. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 12

One to go – with some unfinished business

AIM Autosport sets goals for season ending race in Utah

If momentum means anything, the final race in the Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 should be something special for the AIM Autosport team. Read the rest of this entry »

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