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WHELEN ENGINEERING RACING QUALIFYING BEGINS TITLE DEFENSE AT DAYTONA

Whelen Engineering Racing began the defense of its IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship DPi title on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway, with Felipe Nasr recording the fifth-fastest lap in the Roar Before the Rolex 24 qualifying. Nasr ran a lap of 1:34.368-seconds in the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R coming to take the checkered flag … Continue reading

ALESSANDRO ZANARDI: “I CAN’T WAIT TO TAKE ON THE 24-HOUR RACE WEEKEND”

The dress rehearsal is over; now it won’t be long before Alessandro Zanardi‘s (ITA) next big challenge gets underway: the 24-hour of Daytona (USA) race on 26th and 27th January. At the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IMSA series) season opener, Zanardi will share the cockpit of the BMW Team RLL #24 BMW M8 GTE with John Edwards … Continue reading

PERFORMANCE TECH: CONSERVATIVELY STRONG AT DAYTONA

Performance Tech Motorsports showed strength finishing upfront while running the opening round of IMSA Prototype Challenge at Daytona International Speedway. In Round One at Daytona Team Principal Brent O’Neill had his mind on finishing. The series his team has spent nearly a decade competing in has morphed into an LMP3-only battlefield. The new three-hour format … Continue reading

AUDI E-TRON FE05 TO START THE NEW YEAR IN MOROCCO

The 2019 motorsport year will begin in Africa for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler: On Saturday, January 12, the second ABB FIA Formula E Championship race of the season will be held in Marrakesh (Morocco). Following two top-ten finishes at the season opener in December, Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi now aim to up the … Continue reading

PIETRO FITTIPALDI AND HARRY TINCKNELL TO TEST JAGUAR I-TYPE 3 IN MARRAKESH

Panasonic Jaguar Racing welcomes back test drivers Pietro Fittipaldi and British driver, Harry Tincknell who will both drive the Jaguar I-TYPE 3 in the one-day test on 13 January following the Marrakesh E-Prix. Brazilian Fittipaldi – the grandson of two-time Formula 1 champion Emerson Fittipaldi – and British driver Tincknell will be driving the Jaguar I-TYPE … Continue reading

AUSTRALIAN GT TROPHY SERIES RACE WINNER LOOKS TO STEP UP IN 2019

Having developed into one of the leading contenders for the Australian GT Trophy Series in season 2018, Victoria’s Rio Nugara has revealed that he plans to make his full-time debut in the 2019 CAMS Australian GT Championship behind the wheel of a 2019 evolution of the second-generation Audi Sport R8 LMS GT3, carrying on his … Continue reading

ABSOLUTE RACING ADDS PORSCHES TO BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA ENTRY

Absolute Racing will expand its Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia programme to four cars this season after adding two 2019-spec Porsche 991 GT3 Rs to its existing entries. The team has previously run Audis in the senior class and announced before Christmas that it would do so again this year. However, its parallel association with … Continue reading

PAUL MILLER RACING DEBUTS NEW CAR, LINEUP AND LIVERY AT ROAR BEFORE THE 24

Paul Miller Racing kicked off the 2019 season this week at Daytona International Speedway, participating in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Roar Before the 24. The defending GTD class champions debuted the new 2019 Lamborghini Huracán GT3 EVO completing over 125 laps on the 3.56-mile circuit over the course of the two day series-wide test. … Continue reading

DEFENDING GS CHAMPIONS TeamTGM COMPLETE TEST AT DAYTONA

This time last year, TeamTGM had taken possession of their all-new Mercedes-AMG GT4 mere weeks before. This time around, the team has three wins and a championship under its belt with the platform. Looking to build on that success in 2019 the championship winning combo of Hugh Plumb and Owen Trinkler returned behind the wheel … Continue reading

ALBUQUERQUE ROARS TO FOURTH WITH MUSTANG SAMPLING IN DAYTONA QUALIFYING

Filipe Albuquerque gave Mustang Sampling Racing a prime choice of garage and pit positions for the upcoming Rolex At Daytona, turning in the fourth-fastest lap of a 15-minute qualifying session Sunday to highlight the Roar Before the Rolex 24. Albuquerque ran his final lap of the 15-minute IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship DPi session in 1:34.282-seconds … Continue reading

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