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Jan 29

Raikkonen’s back ‘ok’ after F1 driving return

“At least now, on the first day of driving”

2014-01-24 -  Scuderia Ferrari - Kimi Raikkonen - Helmet (4) Kimi Raikkonen on Tuesday gave the thumbs up as he returned to the cockpit of a formula one car. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Sebring returns to SPEED to open 2013 season

More than 10 hours of coverage of America’s toughest endurance race

SPEED-Sebring-112 Hours of Sebring logoThe American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón returns to SPEED next week for its 2013 season opener. Television’s leading motorsport channel will air 10.5 hours of the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida on Saturday, March 16. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 13

Italy’s Bellarosa clinches Sunoco Rolex 24 at Daytona Challenge

SPEED EuroSeries competitor secures driver’s seat for 2013 Rolex 24

Ivan Bellarossa2012-02-25_0367The Sunoco Rolex 24 At Daytona Challenge belongs to Italy’s Ivan Bellarosa. Last weekend in Dijon, France, Bellarosa, a competitor in the SPEED EuroSeries, clinched the Sunoco Rolex 24 At Daytona Challenge and has secured a coveted driver’s seat with a to-be-determined Daytona Prototype team in the 51st Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 26-27, 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

INDYCAR: Hinchcliffe focused on results for Andretti

 The driver of the No. 27 Go Daddy entry is bringing a ‘substance first’ approach to his new opportunity at Andretti Autosport

James Hinchcliffe  Go DaddyAndretti Autosport logoCall him whatever you want–“Danica Hinchcliffe,” “Manica” or the “Go Daddy Guy,” but James Hinchcliffe is more concerned about being called a winner during his sophomore season in IndyCar. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 14

AIM Autosport Celebrates Fourth Place for GAMMA88 Car

Drivers Stretch Fuel and Tire Use To Achieve Result

AIM AutosportAIM Autosport celebrated a fourth-place finish for its BMW-Riley sponsored by GAMMA88 yesterday evening thanks to a clever race strategy and car setup that conserved fuel and tires. AIM’s driving team of Burt Frisselle and Mark Wilkins worked hard to deliver all that was asked of them by Chief Engineer Ian Willis.

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Aug 13

AIM Autosport’s GAMMA88 car to start Seventh at Watkins Glen

Fourth-row start for early evening race

AIM AutosportBurt Frisselle qualified AIM Autosport’s BMW-Riley sponsored by GAMMA88 for a seventh place start in tomorrow’s Canadian Tire 200 at Watkins Glen International. Burt’s time of 1m 07.169s translates to an average speed of 131.311 MPH (211.325 km/h) around the famous 2.45-mile (3.94 km) long, eleven-turn road course.

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Aug 10

AIM Autosport revved up for Watkins Glen

Stopping at Go Canada Go Rally on way to race

AIM AutosportAfter missing two races since their outing at Road America in June, AIM Autosport’s Daytona Prototype team is excited to be racing at this weekend’s Watkins Glen 200 at Watkins Glen International in New York. Thanks to continued sponsorship from GAMMA88, the team will be entering at least two more races this season, Watkins Glen on Saturday and Montréal one week later.

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Mar 02

United Autosports expands North American racing effort

After impressive Stateside GRAND-AM début at Daytona

United Autosports LogoUnited Autosports Daytona 24hrMark Blundell (GB) and Michael Valiante (CAN) team together in an exciting line-up for the first time in a late United Autosports with Michael Shank Racing Ford-Riley entry at Homestead on Saturday (March 5) – the second round of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Get the vibe? Darrell Wallace Jr. races at All-Star Showdown Saturday

VIBE Magazine today announced its entrie into motorsports

Vibe logoDarrell Wallace Jr.VIBE Announces Partnership with Revolution Racing/NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity Program Unprecedented Sponsorship Launches at NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown in Irwindale CA January 28th & 29th Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Meet-And-Greet Events, live streaming bring NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown to fans

Quarterley set to return to Irwindale

Dale Quarterley 2NASCAR Toyota All-Star ShowdownNothing beats being at the race track in person, but for fans that dont have the opportunity to get to Irwindale, Calif., for the NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown, NASCAR will be providing a unique experience through the official website of NASCAR’s touring and weekly series.

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Jan 16

SPEED set for 14 Hours of live coverage of Rolex 24 at Daytona

Leh Keen ran the fastest lap in GT testing at the “Roar Before the Rolex 24″ testing

Rolex24_DaytonaDaytona International Speedway The historic Rolex 24 At Daytona kicks off the 2011 sports car racing season with 14 hours of live coverage from Daytona International Speedway starting Jan. 29 at 3 p.m. ET/Noon PT. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown has wide appeal

Several international drivers taking part in special event

NASCARNASCAR Toyota All-Star ShowdownJust as Mario Andretti, Earl Ross and David Hobbs were drawn to the Daytona 500 in years past, several international drivers are targeting the 2011 NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown, a race that has come to be known as the ‘Daytona 500 of short-track racing,’ on Jan. 28-29 at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale (Calif.) as an opportunity to make their mark on the world of NASCAR. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Pursley gunning for big win in NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown

 Returns to home track, Toyota Speedway

Greg PursleyNASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown

Greg Pursley had a strong finish to his 2010 season in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West, winning two of the final three races. He hopes to keep that momentum going as he heads to the NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale (Calif.) on Jan. 28-29. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

New twist to this year’s NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown added excitement expected in new format for Super Late Models and Late Models

Format tweak adds interest to NASCAR Toyota showdown event

NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown

NASCARA change to the format of this year’s NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown will add a new twist for drivers in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Super Late Model and the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model divisions and is expected to bring even more excitement for fans and competitors. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 28

Bowles Returns to California for NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown

2009 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Champion Heads Home

NASCAR K&N Pro SeriesJason Bowles, the 2009 champion in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West, will be returning home next month to compete in the NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale (Calif.). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Scott Tucker coming to Road Atlanta with one title in hand

Can he follow Runoffs title with LMPC championship crown?

It’s Petit Le Mans week, and Scott Tucker already has one championship to his credit on the year. This weekend at Road Atlanta may deliver the biggest of his career though. Level 5 Motorsports’ owner/driver enters Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA 2 fresh off a second straight title at the SCCA National Runoffs. He won the Touring 1 national class title for the second straight year driving a Ferrari 430 Challenge at Road America. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

Sofronas back to where it all started

GMG driver/owner earned SCCA license at Lime Rock

James Sofronas’ career as a driver is coming full circle this weekend at Lime Rock Park. That’s where the GMG star driver/owner earned his first competition license more than 15 years ago. It’s also where he and the GMG crew will look for their first victory in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

Series in the spotlight as part of Discovery Special

Global Leader of Green Racing helping to lead ‘The Energy Revolution’

The efforts of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón to help develop alternative energy solutions are part of the Discovery Channel’s ground-breaking television series “Powering the Future.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 16

Atherton: GT PRO and AM classes for next year?

Jury is still out, he says. ‘Don’t fix it if it’s not broken’

One of the big pieces of news last week from Le Mans was the elimination of the GT1 class from ACO-sanctioned endurance racing starting in 2011. Instead, the governing body of the Le Mans 24 Hours will focus on a single GT. It’s much the same structure currently in place in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

A record number of entries for 2010 Sebring winter test

A whopping 27 cars entered for two-day session in prep for 12 Hours

The 2010 American Le Mans Series Winter Test at Sebring International Raceway will feature a number of historic moments as the countdown continues to the 58th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

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