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WEATHERTECH RACING READY FOR DAYTONA 24

Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.), Toni Vilander (Finland), Dominik Farnbacher (Germany) and Jeff Westphal (San Mateo, Calif.) are ready for this weekend’s IMSA WeatherTech Championship Rolex 24 Hour At Daytona, January 24-27. The Roar test early in the month reaffirmed that drivers MacNeil, Vilander, Farnbacher and Westphal combined with the Scuderia Corsa team have what it … Continue reading

MEYER SHANK RACING ENTRIES ROLEX READY

Drivers: No. 86 LaSalle Solutions / Meyer Shank Racing Acura NSX GT3 Evo: Trent Hindman, Mario Farnbacher, Justin Marks, AJ Allmendinger Rolex 24 MSR Fast Facts: 26 total Rolex 24 entries 1 overall win – Ford Riley DP – AJ Allmendinger, Ozz Negri, Justin Wilson, John Pew (2012) 4 podiums (2006, 2012, 2013, 2018) 2 … Continue reading

NASR BEGINS IMSA TITLE DEFENSE FOR WHELEN ENGINEERING

Felipe Nasr is ready to begin the defense of his IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship DPi title, looking to take the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R to the top step of the podium in the season-opening Rolex 24 At Daytona. A year ago, Nasr opened his first full season of IMSA competition with a second-place … Continue reading

GRT GRASSER RACING TEAM AIMING TO REPEAT LAST YEAR’S 24 HOURS OF DAYTONA WIN

It counts as one of the greatest achievements in the history of the GRT Grasser Racing team: winning the Rolex 24 at Daytona 2018, one of the most famous and prestigious endurance races in the USA. The outfit based at Knittelfeld in Austria are now returning to the scene of their triumph. On the weekend … Continue reading

DERANI, A STRONG ADDITION TO DEFENDING CHAMPION WHELEN ENGINEERING RACING TEAM

After competing against Whelen Engineering Racing for three seasons, Pipo Derani has joined the No. 31 Cadillac DPi-V.R as full-season co-driver with Felipe Nasr in a bid to earn his first, and Whelen Engineering Racing’s second consecutive, IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship title. The 25-year-old Brazilian took the IMSA paddock by storm in 2016, opening the … Continue reading

WHELEN ENGINEERING RACING’S ERIC CURRAN BRINGING IMSA CHAMPIONSHIP MOMENTUM TO ROLEX 24

Momentum is critical, and Whelen Engineering Racing driver Eric Curran is hoping to put his to good use next weekend. The 2019 Rolex 24 At Daytona will be the first opportunity for two-time IMSA champion Curran to defend his 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship title. After a Roar test that saw Curran have a busy … Continue reading

HINDMAN EAGER TO LEARN FROM MEYER SHANK RACING VETERANS

Ready to make his first full season campaign in the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Challenge Championship, Trent Hindman is absorbing as much knowledge as possible from his fast and experienced teammates ahead of the season opening Rolex 24 At Daytona. With Meyer Shank Racing (MSR) veteran, AJ Allmendinger by his side in the No. 86 … Continue reading

FORD CHIP GANASSI RACING REVEAL SPECIAL HISTORIC LIVERIES FOR ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

Reigning Rolex 24 At Daytona champions Ford Performance and Ford Chip Ganassi Racing will compete with two special liveries on their Ford GTs at the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway Jan. 26-27, 2019. Both celebrate important moments in sports car racing history as IMSA kicks off its 50th anniversary year. The No. 66 Ford GT … Continue reading

ALESSANDRO ZANARDI: FROM SPRINT TO MARATHON, FROM THE BMW M4 DTM TO THE BMW M8 GTE

After his successful DTM guest appearance at Misano (ITA), the next highlight will soon be upon Alessandro Zanardi (ITA). In just over two weeks (26th/27th January), the BMW works driver will contest the 24-hours of Daytona (USA) in the BMW Team RLL BMW M8 GTE. For Zanardi this means the transition between totally different challenges: from … Continue reading

MERCEDES-AMG CUSTOMER RACING TO START THE 2019 MOTORSPORT YEAR WITH A PAIR OF ENDURANCE HIGHLIGHTS

In the Dubai 24-hour race, Mercedes-AMG is aiming at its fifth victory in the desert metropolis. The BLACK FALCON team already secured the overall win for the performance and sports car brand from Affalterbach in the years 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2018. This year, the team is running the Mercedes-AMG GT3 with starting number 2 … Continue reading

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