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ERA MOTORSPORT TO RETURN TO ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

Following a successful debut in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Era Motorsport will return to the series in 2021 to contest in the Rolex 24 At Daytona in the LMP2 class. Era Motorsport owner Kyle Tilley and co-driver Dwight Merriman will be joined by team newcomers Ryan Dalziel and Paul-Loup Chatin. “I’m delighted we get … Continue reading

SEBRING AND DAYTONA WINNER JIM PACE PASSES AWAY

Jim Pace passed away on November 13 in Memphis, Tennessee after contracting COVID-19.  Pace was an 18-time participant in the Rolex 24 At Daytona from 1990-2016. He won in his first start, taking GTU honors in a Team Highball Mazda RX-7. He began his racing career in Barber Saab in 1988, and quickly moved up … Continue reading

A J ALLMENDINGER RETURNS TO MEYER SHANK RACING FOR 15th ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

After announcing its return to Prototype competition with the Acura ARX-05 DPi starting with the 2021 season, Meyer Shank Racing (MSR) is pleased to announce the return of 2012 Rolex 24 At Daytona winner AJ Allmendinger to the team for the 2021 edition of the fabled endurance event. The outing will mark Allmendinger’s 15th Rolex … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS TO ENTER ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA IN LMP3 CLASS

United Autosports can confirm that they intend to enter the LMP3 class of the Rolex 24 At Daytona at the start of 2021, subject to an entry acceptance by IMSA. The LMP3 class will be included in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for the first time from next year to run alongside the four already existing … Continue reading

SECOND ROW START FOR HEINRICHER RACING AT DAYTONA

In his second full season of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar competition, Trent Hindman continued to show his speed behind the wheel of the No. 57 Heinricher Racing with Meyer Shank Racing (MSR) Acura NSX GT3 after qualifying third for the 58th annual Rolex 24 At Daytona. Racing with teammates Alvaro Parente, Misha Goikhberg and AJ Allmendinger, … Continue reading

SECOND-ROW START AT DAYTONA FOR CORVETTE C8.R DEBUT

Corvette Racing will roll off third and fourth in the first race for the Chevrolet Corvette C8.R following GT Le Mans (GTLM) qualifying for Saturday’s Rolex 24 At Daytona. A three-time winner of the Rolex 24, the Corvette Racing program hopes to start the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with a debut victory for the … Continue reading

WHELEN ENGINEERING RACING READY FOR ROLEX 24

Whelen Engineering Racing is ready for the season opening IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 Hour At Daytona to run January 25-26. Season long drivers Felipe Nasr and Pipo Derani will have help from familiar Action Express Racing drivers Mike Conway and Filipe Albuquerque for the 58th running of the twice-around-the-clock classic to run at … Continue reading

CADILLAC RACING TEAMS POISED FOR ANOTHER STRONG ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

Cadillac’s four DPi-V.R prototype race cars and three teams are ready to open the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with the 58th running of the Rolex 24 Hour At Daytona, January 25-26. Cadillac is going for a fourth Rolex 24 win having won the race each of the three years since the IMSA DPi formula … Continue reading

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

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