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SUCCESSFUL DAYTONA TEST FOR THE NEW PORSCHE 911 RSR

The 2017 motorsport season can begin: The Porsche GT Team is well prepared for the 24 Hours of Daytona – the season-opening round of the IMSA SportsCar Championship in the USA and Canada. The factory squad used this weekend’s official test, “The Roar before the Rolex 24”, to setup the new 911 RSR for its … Continue reading

FERRARI UNVEILS THE 488 CHALLENGE AT THE WORLD FINALS IN DAYTONA

The Ferrari World Finals event in Daytona this weekend saw the unveiling of the latest model to join the ranks of Ferrari’s prestigious international Challenge racing series for clients. The 488 Challenge is the sixth model to participate in the one-make series which, in 2017, celebrates its 25thanniversary. Since the announcement of the racing series … Continue reading

SUNOCO 200 CHALLENGE WINNER McCLUGHAN TO DRIVE WITH RACERS EDGE IN THE BMW PERFORMANCE 200

Following on from the announcement of the 2016 Sunoco 200 Challenge winner, Paddy McClughan, we are now pleased to report the exciting news that he will be driving with Racers Edge Motorsports team in the Sunoco liveried Ford Mustang in the BMW Performance 200 in January. Radical Sprints Paddy McClughan led the Sunoco 200 Challenge standings … Continue reading

JOHNSON, ROUSH JR. MAKE IT TWO IN A ROW AT BMW PERFORMANCE 200

Vesko Kozarov and Lara Tallman win ST class Billy Johnson and Jack Roush Jr. scored a repeat victory Friday in the BMW Performance 200 as Johnson led the final 70 minutes of the race in the No. 61 Roush Performance Mustang Boss 302 R. He finished 1.812 seconds ahead of David Empringham in the No. … Continue reading

First Mother-Son Duo Enter The Daytona 24 Hours

Wright Motorsports of Batavia, Ohio and Snow Racing of Pleasant Grove, Utah, have combined forces for a history-making entry in the 51st Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Jan. 24-27. The entry marks the first time a mother and son will compete in this storied race, as Melanie Snow and her … Continue reading

AUDI’S PRESENCE TO BE FELT AT ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA.

before the fall of the green flag for the twice-around-the-clock sports car classic. An Audi R8 will serve as official pace car of the event as the manufacturer begins its second season as an official automotive partner of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series. GRAND-AM President and CEO Ed Bennett noted that Audi’s involvement in … Continue reading

MARCOS AMBROSE JOINS MICHAEL SHANK RACING FOR ROLEX 24

Even with the best laid plans, sometimes you have to call an audible. Fortunately for the defending Rolex 24 At Daytona Champions Michael Shank Racing, the audible is an excellent play as the team has confirmed that NASCAR driver Marcos Ambrose will join Michael Shank Racing for the 2013 Rolex 24 At Daytona to drive … Continue reading

ASTON MARTIN’S IMPRESS AT ROAR BEFORE THE ROLEX 24

Two of the team’s Vantages occupied the top two spots on the time sheets – with three in the top 10 – when the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge’s portion of the Roar Before the Rolex 24 test was complete last Sunday. Aston Martin and Multimatic Motorsports are off and running in 2013, and how. … Continue reading

A word from … Oliver Jarvis

At the end of January, you’ll be running together with Filipe Albuquerque, Edoardo Mortara and Dion von Moltke in an Audi R8 GRAND-AM of the Alex Job team at the Daytona 24 Hours, the season opener of the GRAND AM Series … … Yes, and I’m very much looking forward to it. It’ll not only … Continue reading

FERRARI’S AND AUDI’S HAVE STRONG SHOWING IN ‘ROAR’ TESTING

NASCAR’s Bowyer Quickly Up To Speed In AF-Waltrip Ferrari 458 The “Roar Before the Rolex 24” paid unexpected dividends for AF-Waltrip. Not only was the team’s new Ferrari 458 ready for the three-day session last weekend at Daytona International Speedway, NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer quickly got up to speed in his first sports car test. … Continue reading

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