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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

RACE DEBUT FOR THE NEW PORSCHE 911 GT3 R AT THE DAYTONA 24-HOUR CLASSIC

Porsche will tackle the 24 Hours of Daytona on 26/27 January fielding a pair of 911 RSR. As the most successful brand in the history of this venerable race, the sports car manufacturer from Weissach now aims to write another chapter in the success story at the season opener of this year’s IMSA SportsCar Championship. … Continue reading

“WELCOME BACK ALEX”: US COMPANIONS TALK ABOUT THE PHENOMENON THAT IS ALESSANDRO ZANARDI

For Alessandro Zanardi (ITA), starting at the 24-hour race in Daytona (USA) is a bit like coming home. He celebrated the first successes in his impressive racing career in the United States. From 1996 until 1998 he contested the IndyCar series CART there, and was crowned champion in 1997 and 1998. After two years in … Continue reading

MAKING FINAL PROTOTYPE START, FITTIPALDI TARGETS FOURTH ROLEX 24 WIN

Christian Fittipaldi will close out his illustrious driving career when he returns to Mustang Sampling Racing for the 57th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona, ending a 31-year career for the 48-year-old native of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Fittipaldi returns as the defending champion of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season opener in the No. 5 Mustang … Continue reading

“IT’S A DANCE”: HOW ALESSANDRO ZANARDI’S DIVER CHANGES WILL WORK AT THE 24 HOURS OF DAYTONA

  BMW works driver and brand ambassador Alessandro Zanardi’s (ITA) start in the BMW M8 GTE at the 24 Hours of Daytona (USA) in two weeks is not only possible thanks to technical adjustments that BMW M Motorsport engineers made to the car, but also thanks to innovative and creative solutions for procedures during the … 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

PR1/MATHIASEN MOTORSPORTS POSTS FASTEST LMP2 LAP AT THE ROAR

PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports had an impressive first outing in the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship posting the fastest lap time of the LMP2 class with a 1:35.930 (133.591 mph) in the #52 ORECA. PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports put together the LMP2 program just in time for the Roar Before the Rolex 24 and were more than ready to … Continue reading

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