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ALESSANDRO ZANARDI: “IT HAS BEEN SIMPLY FANTASTIC ALL THE WAY”

BMW works driver Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) attracted global attention with his start at the 24 Hours of Daytona (USA) in the BMW M8 GTE. The Italian was the focus of reporting all over the world and was the fans’ favourite at Daytona. Run by BMW Team RLL, the #24 BMW M8 GTE that Zanardi shared with … Continue reading

PARKER CHASE COMPLETES DEBUT ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA, YOUNGEST IN FIELD

Seventeen year-old sports car racer Parker Chase completed his first 24 hour endurance race on Sunday, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Challenge Rolex 24 At Daytona, the youngest driver to compete in this year’s running of the event. The 2018 Pirelli World Challenge SprintX champion put forth an impressive debut performance with Starworks Motorsport, racing an … Continue reading

WILL OWEN FINISHES 8th AT THE ROLEX 24 WITH JUNCOS RACING

Will Owen endured the grueling 57th running of the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona with team Juncos Racing to finish in 8th place with their #50 Cadillac DPi-V.R in the first race of the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Owen was joined by teammates Kyle Kaiser, Rene Binder, and Agustin Canapino for what developed into … Continue reading

AIM VASSER SULLIVAN LEXUS RC F GT3 FINISHES ON THE PODIUM IN THE ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

Lexus and newly formed race team AIM VASSER SULLIVAN (AVS) opened the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season this weekend with top-six finishes for both Lexus RC F GT3s, including a third-place podium result for the AVS No. 12 Lexus. The podium finish by AVS drivers Townsend Bell, Frankie Montecalvo, Jeff Segal and Aaron Telitz … Continue reading

THE CORE AUTOSPORT LIGIER NISSAN DPi FINISHES JUST SHY OF THE PODIUM IN THE DAYTONA 24 HOURS

The Rolex 24, the first round of the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, was run between 24-27 January on the Daytona International Speedway. It saw Core Autosport’s first outing with the #54 Ligier Nissan DPi crowned by a fourth-place finish in an event cut short by a torrential downpour – a great start to the … Continue reading

PODIUM RETURN FOR WHELEN ENGINEERING AT DAYTONA

Whelen Engineering Racing took its second consecutive Rolex 24 At Daytona runner-up finish on Sunday, with Felipe Nasr, Pipo Derani and Eric Curran fighting at the front with the red and white No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R but was unable to clinch the win after the race was called early. Treacherous conditions led to … Continue reading

RECOVERY RUN AT DAYTONA FOR MUSTANG SAMPLING RACING AS FITTIPALDI SIGNS OFF

Going for a second-consecutive victory in the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the Mustang Sampling Racing team fought back from bad luck early in the race to take a ninth-place overall (seventh-place DPi class) finish in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season opener. Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa were in position to score their fourth career … Continue reading

PERFORMANCE TECH MOTORSPORTS FINISHES SECOND AT DAYTONA

Performance Tech Motorsports finished second in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship LMP2 class at Daytona International Speedway for the 57th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona with a silver and bronze rated lineup. Performance Tech ran 24 hours of racing without issue, starting from the fourth position and advancing to third. It was the … Continue reading

DAYTONA PERFORMANCE BUILDS CONFIDENCE FOR MAZDA TEAM JOEST

While one Mazda RT24-P led and the other ran in the top-three, neither would see the checkered flag of the Rolex 24 at Daytona after demonstrating record-breaking speed during the week. The No. 77 Mazda RT24-P set a new track record and was driven to a pole position in Thursday afternoon’s qualifying session by Oliver … Continue reading

FORD CHIP GANASSI RACING OVERCOMES FIVE LAP DEFICIT TO NEARLY CAPTURE THIRD CONSECUTIVE DAYTONA WIN

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 67 Castrol Ford GT and drivers Ryan Briscoe, Richard Westbrook and Scott Dixon overcame early adversity and harsh weather conditions to nearly capture FCGR’s third consecutive Rolex 24 At Daytona victory. However, lady luck was not in their favor, and the trio missed out on victory by a single lap … Continue reading

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