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MEYER SHANK RACING WINS ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA THRILLER

Meyer Shank Racing (MSR) scored a nail-biting victory in the 60th Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday. Helio Castroneves, Tom Blomqvist, Simon Pagenaud and Oliver Jarvis teamed in the No. 60 AutoNation/Sirius XM Acura ARX-05, leading the final hour to capture the 2022 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship opener. Ten years ago, victory in the … Continue reading

PORSCHE CUSTOMER TEAMS WIN BOTH GT CLASSES AT DAYTONA

Porsche customer teams have left an indelible mark on the 24 Hours of Daytona. The 911 GT3 R fielded by Pfaff Motorsports won the new GTD-Pro class after a gripping duel with KCMG. In a big showdown, the works drivers Mathieu Jaminet from France, Matt Campbell from Australia and Felipe Nasr from Brazil beat the … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL FINISHES THE CHALLENGING ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA WITH BOTH M4 GT3s

The first 24 Hours of Daytona (USA) proved to be a tough test for the BMW M Motorsport teams and the new BMW M4 GT3. After a race full of challenges, BMW M Team RLL’s two MOTUL BMW M4 GT3s crossed the finish line in seventh and ninth places in the GTD-PRO class. Both cars … Continue reading

SEVEN PORSCHE CUSTOMER TEAMS FIGHT FOR CLASS WINS AT DAYTONA

Porsche customer teams head to the opening round of the 2022 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with big ambitions. A total of seven Porsche 911 GT3 R will line up on the grid to contest the tradition-steeped 24 Hours of Daytona. At the official test runs, the so-called “Roar Before the 24” last weekend, the teams … Continue reading

MERCEDES-AMG MOTORSPORT CUSTOMER RACING ENTRIES IN THREE CLASSES ACROSS TWO IMSA RACING SERIES

Six Mercedes-AMG GT3 entries will defend last year’s historic Mercedes-AMG Motorsport Customer Racing victory in the Rolex 24 At Daytona in the 60th running of North America’s premier 24-hour race, January 26 – 30, at Daytona International Speedway (DIS). The six Mercedes-AMG GT3 teams compete in next weekend’s Roar Before the Rolex 24 three-day test … Continue reading

AUDI SPORT CUSTOMER RACING SUCCESSFUL AGAIN IN 2020

Audi Sport customer racing can look back on a list of outstanding successes at the end of a highly compressed season with its customers. Even though the number of races worldwide in the 2020 pandemic year was down by around 37 percent, the Audi Sport customer racing models were similarly successful in their categories as … Continue reading

AUDI SPORT SECOND IN THE KYALAMI 9 HOUR

In an extremely thrilling finale of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC), Audi Sport Team WRT improved from seventh place to second position. Mirko Bortolotti/Frédéric Vervisch/Charles Weerts crossed the finish line 22 hundredths of a second behind the winners in the rain chaos behind the safety car. However, in addition to the joy about the improvement … Continue reading

FARFUS AND CATSBURG WIN KYALAMI 9 HOURS AND DRIVERS’ TITLE: PORSCHE CROWNED MANUFACTURES’ CHAMPIONS

BMW’s Augusto Farfus and Nick Catsburg are the 2020 Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli Drivers’ champions after winning the Kyalami 9 Hour along with Walkenhorst Motorsport co-driver and home favourite Sheldon van der Linde. Audi Sport Team WRT’s Frederic Vervisch, Mirko Bortolotti and Charles Weerts came home second ahead of Matt Campbell, Patrick Pilet … Continue reading

HONDA’S FARNBACHER STORMS TO KYALAMI 9 HOUR POLE

Team Honda Racing will start the 2020 Kyalami 9 Hour from pole position after Mario Farnbacher set a new qualifying lap record ahead of tomorrow’s Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli championship showdown. The German, who shares the NSX GT3 with Renger van der Zande and Bertrand Baguette, beat home favourites Jordan Pepper (Bentley Team … Continue reading

MEYER SHANK RACING COMPLETES SUCCESSFUL FIRST TEST WITH THE ACURA ARX-05

It’s been a busy two months for Meyer Shank Racing (MSR) with the team having claimed its second consecutive IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with the Acura NSX GT3 following the season finale at Sebring International Raceway in November.  Less than 12 hours after the checkered flag in Sebring, MSR received its Acura ARX-05 and began … Continue reading

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