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PORSCHE 911 RSR CELEBRATES SUCCESSFUL USA PREMIERE WITH DOUBLE PODIUM AT DAYTONA

The new Porsche 911 RSR celebrated a successful North American debut with a double podium at the 24 Hours of Daytona. After a strong team effort, the two ca. 515-hp nine-elevens fielded by the Porsche GT Team finished on second and third place. Porsche, which won the manufacturers’ championship in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL WINS DAYTONA THRILLER

John Edwards (USA), Jesse Krohn (FIN), Augusto Farfus (BRA) and Chaz Mostert (AUS) took victory in the GTLM class at the wheel of the #24 MOTUL BMW M8 GTE at ‘Daytona International Speedway’. The #25 car finished fifth. At the head of the field, the BMW works drivers thrilled GT fans with magnificent overtaking manoeuvres … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING FERRARI FINISHES SEVENTH AT ROLEX 24

WeatherTech Racing drivers Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.), Toni Vilander (Kankaanpää, Finland), Alessandro Balzan (Italy), and Jeff Westphal (San Mateo, Calif.) finished seventh in the GTD class in the IMSA WeatherTech Rolex 24 At Daytona. Throughout the day Saturday, the overnight hours, and into the early morning hours of Sunday, all four drivers had the No. … Continue reading

CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: RECORD DISTANCE IN C8.R DEBUT

Corvette Racing’s new Chevrolet Corvette C8.R finished its maiden race with a fourth-place finish in the Rolex 24 At Daytona to start the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Antonio Garcia, Jordan Taylor and Nicky Catsburg led the team’s effort Saturday and Sunday in the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R, which had a mostly trouble-free … Continue reading

WHELEN ENGINEERING RACING FINISHES SEVENTH AT ROLEX 24

Whelen Engineering drivers Felipe Nasr, Pipo Derani, Mike Conway, and Filipe Albuquerque finished seventh in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 Hour At Daytona. The No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R performed well through the first half of the twice around the clock race, including leading the DPi class at one point. Conway was … Continue reading

MEYER SHANK RACING FIGHTS THROUGH ADVERSITY FOR ROLEX 24 TOP TEN

Fighting through 24 grueling hours of racing, the No. 86 Meyer Shank Racing (MSR) AutoNation / SiriusXM – LaSalle Solutions Acura NSX GT3 recovered to finish 10th on Sunday after battling through several setbacks in the 2020 Rolex 24 At Daytona. Mario Farnbacher (GER), Matt McMurry (USA), Shinya Michimi (JAP) and Jules Gounon (FR) combined … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING FERRARI RUNNING EIGHTH 18-HOURS INTO ROLEX 24

Race Notes: The No. 63 WeatherTech Racing Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo was third in the GTD class to start the third six hours. The third six hours driver order: Toni Vilander (double stint), Cooper MacNeil (double stint), Jeff Westphal (double stint), and Toni Vilander (double stint). Team performed a brake change on lap 520 under … Continue reading

CADILLAC ONE, TWO, THREE AT DAYTONA AT HALFWAY

Cadillac Race Notes: The No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac continues to lead at the halfway mark. No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac and No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac change brake pads and discs at midnight. Three of four Cadillac DPi-V.R race cars on the lead lap. JDC-Miller Cadillac one lap down due to lengthy pit stop. … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING FERRARI RUNNING THIRD HALFWAY THROUGH THE ROLEX 24

Race Notes: The No. 63 WeatherTech Racing Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo was second in the GTD class to start the second six hours. The second six hours driver order: Cooper MacNeil (double stint), Jeff Westphal (triple stint), Alessandro Balzan (double stint), and Toni Vilander (double stint) The team double stinted tires during Westphal’s and Balzan’s … Continue reading

PERFECT START FOR PORSCHE AT DAYTONA

At the 24 Hours of Daytona, the two Porsche 911 RSR have settled in at the front after two hours. The No. 911 vehicle shared by pole-sitter Nick Tandy (Great Britain), the Frenchman Frédéric Makowiecki and Matt Campbell (Australia) underscores the excellent qualifying performance and sets the pace in the GTLM class. The No. 912 … Continue reading

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