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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

ALESSANDRO ZANARDI: “I CAN’T WAIT TO TAKE ON THE 24-HOUR RACE WEEKEND”

The dress rehearsal is over; now it won’t be long before Alessandro Zanardi‘s (ITA) next big challenge gets underway: the 24-hour of Daytona (USA) race on 26th and 27th January. At the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IMSA series) season opener, Zanardi will share the cockpit of the BMW Team RLL #24 BMW M8 GTE with John Edwards … Continue reading

ROAD TO DAYTONA: SUCCESSFUL FIRST TEST FOR ALESSANDRO ZANARDI IN THE BMW M8 GTE

BMW works driver Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) has successfully completed his first test in the BMW M8 GTE in preparation for the 24-hour race at Daytona (USA) in January. This week, BMW M Motorsport and Zanardi spent three days testing at Miramas in the south of France. Although rain meant the conditions were not ideal, Zanardi … Continue reading

ALEX JOB RACING AUDI IS 10th IN GTD 18 HOURS INTO THE ROLEX 24

Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.), Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.), Frankie Montecalvo (Highlands, N.J.), and Pierre Kaffer (Germany) is currently 10th in the GTD class after 18 hours of the 55th IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship Rolex 24 At Daytona. Kaffer was behind the wheel of the No. 23 Audi LMS … Continue reading

FROM DUBAI TO DAYTONA: GRT GRASSER RACING LOOKING TO BEAT BAD LUCK IN THE US

Two 24 hour races within two weeks present a huge challenge to any racing team, especially to a rather small one like the GRT Grasser Racing Team. Nevertheless, the Austrian squad is taking up the the challenge and after a fast and competitive, but also very unlucky performance at Dubai now is already looking forward … Continue reading

VISIT FLORIDA RACING TO KICK OFF 2017 IMSA SEASON AT HOME WITH THE ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

Event: IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s 55th Annual Rolex 24 At Daytona, a 24-hour endurance race at Daytona International Speedway Track: 3.56-miles in length with 12 turns, features the high banks of the NASCAR oval as well as the infield road course section International Driver Line-up: Marc Goossens (Belgium), Renger van der Zande (Netherlands), and René … Continue reading

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