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“WELCOME BACK ALEX”: US COMPANIONS TALK ABOUT THE PHENOMENON THAT IS ALESSANDRO ZANARDI

For Alessandro Zanardi (ITA), starting at the 24-hour race in Daytona (USA) is a bit like coming home. He celebrated the first successes in his impressive racing career in the United States. From 1996 until 1998 he contested the IndyCar series CART there, and was crowned champion in 1997 and 1998. After two years in … Continue reading

MAKING FINAL PROTOTYPE START, FITTIPALDI TARGETS FOURTH ROLEX 24 WIN

Christian Fittipaldi will close out his illustrious driving career when he returns to Mustang Sampling Racing for the 57th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona, ending a 31-year career for the 48-year-old native of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Fittipaldi returns as the defending champion of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season opener in the No. 5 Mustang … Continue reading

“IT’S A DANCE”: HOW ALESSANDRO ZANARDI’S DIVER CHANGES WILL WORK AT THE 24 HOURS OF DAYTONA

  BMW works driver and brand ambassador Alessandro Zanardi’s (ITA) start in the BMW M8 GTE at the 24 Hours of Daytona (USA) in two weeks is not only possible thanks to technical adjustments that BMW M Motorsport engineers made to the car, but also thanks to innovative and creative solutions for procedures during the … Continue reading

NIELSEN JOINS HEINRICHER RACING AND MEYER SHANK RACING LINE UP FOR ROLEX 24

Two-time IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Champion Christina Nielsen will join the No. 57 Meyer Shank Racing (MSR) Acura NSX GT3 Evo line up for the 57th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona next month. Nielsen has been drafted into the effort following a back injury that will prevent Jackie Heinricher from driving in the season-opening … Continue reading

“A BIT LIKE JIMI HENDRIX”: VIRTUOSO PERFORMANCE FROM ALESSANDRO ZANARDI BEHIND THE WHEEL OF THE BMW M8 GTE

The BMW M Motorsport engineers compare him to a drummer, while Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) himself says: “I feel a bit like Jimi Hendrix.” The manner in which the BMW works driver controls the BMW M8 GTE that he will drive during the 24 Hours of Daytona (USA) in January is comparable to a virtuoso performance. … Continue reading

MUSTANG SAMPLING RACING FINALIZES ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA ROSTER

Mustang Sampling Racing has finalized its 2019 Rolex 24 At Daytona driver line up with a firm focus on a successful defense of its 2018 victory in the the prestigious event to open the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. The race is the 57th anniversary running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, and will … Continue reading

THE ROAD TO DAYTONA: FIVE QUESTIONS WITH ALESSANDRO ZANARDI

Alex Zanardi is perhaps the most enabled man in the world. The loss of his legs in a 2001 Indy Car accident is the most identifying characteristic in the most recent chapters of his life, but is certainly not the most defining characteristic of the rich and, in many ways, enviable life he has led. … Continue reading

ALESSANDRO ZANARDI COMPLETES FIRST TEST WITH BMW TEAM RLL AT DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

Preparations for Alessandro Zanardi’s (ITA) guest appearance at the 24-hour race at Daytona (USA) have entered the critical phase. On Saturday, the BMW works driver completed the first test with BMW Team RLL at the Daytona International Speedway in the US state of Florida. Zanardi will be competing in the BMW Team RLL #24 BMW … Continue reading

CADILLAC RACING TEAMS BUSY PREPARING AND TESTING FOR 2019 IMSA SEASON

Cadillac Racing teams are busy preparing for the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season and the Rolex 24 At Daytona season opening race. New teams to the Cadillac IMSA line-up have made their driver announcements and are getting acquainted with their new Cadillac DPi-V.R prototype race cars. Juncos Racing took the opportunity to roll-out their … Continue reading

FORMER INDIANAPOLIS 500 CHAMPION ALEXANDER ROSSI TO JOIN ACURA TEAM PENSKE DRIVER LINEUP IN 2019

Acura Team Penske announced today that IndyCar Series championship contender and 2016 Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi will join the team for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship endurance events at the Rolex 24 at Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring. Rossi, a five-time race winner in the IndyCar Series, will share the No. 7 … Continue reading

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