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Marino Franchitti

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MAZDA TARGETS VICTORY AT PETIT LE MANS

Lucas Di Grassi and Marino Franchitti will join Mazda Team Joest for the ten-hour Petit Le Mans, the season-ending event of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Di Grassi will join Oliver Jarvis and Tristan Nunez in the No. 77 Castrol / Williams Scotsman Mazda RT24-P. Di Grassi is a Formula 1 veteran and a former … Continue reading

VITAL SPEED MOTORSPORTS BRINGS SOLID LINE-UP FOR CALIFORNIA 8 HOURS

The Portland-based Vital Speed Motorsports team will field a solid driving lineup with their latest GT3 entry for the California 8 Hours sports car spectacular set for Oct. 26-28 at legendary WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Veteran racers Jeff Westphal of San Carlos, California, and Scotland’s Marino Franchitti will be joined in the final 2018 Intercontinental … Continue reading

MOMENTUM MEETS ENDURANCE FOR MAZDA AT WATKINS GLEN

Coming off a podium finish at the Grand Prix of Detroit, the Mazda Prototype team carries confidence into the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen at the iconic Watkins Glen International circuit this weekend. With the six-hour race duration, Mazda has added additional drivers to the lineup. Spencer Pigot will join Tristan Nunez and Jonathan … Continue reading

FORD PREPARING TO ‘GO LIKE HELL!’ AT LE MANS 24 HOURS

A light rain was falling and grey clouds hung low over the rolling French countryside, producing premature twilight as three sleek prototype automobiles rolled across the finish line to end the 24 Hours of Le Mans for 1966. So began the last press release that Ford issued from Le Mans in 1966. That race became … Continue reading

FORD GT DRIVERS REVEALED FOR WORLD ENDURANCE BATTLE

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing today revealed that Marino Franchitti, Stefan Mücke, Olivier Pla and Andy Priaulx have been selected to race in the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the wheel of the all-new Ford GT. Ford is running two cars in the FIA World Endurance Championship and two in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar … Continue reading

MARINO FRANCHITTI: LIVING THE DREAM

Marino Franchitti is just one of the hundreds and hundreds of racing drivers all revved up for this weekend’s sensational Silverstone Classic (24-26 July). The 37-year-old Scot, though, has a very special reason to be exceptionally excited – he’s about to fulfil a dream. “I’m going to race an incredible car and I just can’t … Continue reading

MARINO FRANCHITTI PLEASED TO BE BACK WITH SPEEDSOURCE FOR DAYTONA 24 HOURS

Mazda North American Operations and SpeedSouce have today announced their commitment to the 51st running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona and Marino is once again confirmed as an integral part of the driver line-up. However, next January the “screaming” high pitched sound of the Mazda RX-8 engine will have disappeared and been replaced by … Continue reading

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