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MERCEDES-AMG MOTORSPORT TO START ITS ANNIVERSARY SEASON WITH NEW GT3 CAR

The Customer Racing programme having been founded in 2010, the performance and sports car brand from Affalterbach is meanwhile taking on its tenth season of GT racing. The legendary gullwing, the SLS AMG GT3, already enjoyed early maiden success in its debut season and enthused teams, drivers and fans with its unmistakable design and sound … Continue reading

CORVETTE RACING AT DAYTONA: START OF A NEW ERA

Corvette Racing returns to the racetrack for another season of IMSA competition, but this time in a very different guise than past years. This weekend’s Roar Before the 24 marks the first public running of the Chevrolet Corvette C8.R, which Corvette Racing will field for this year’s WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The 2020 season will be … Continue reading

WHELEN ENGINEERING RACING READY FOR THE ROAR BEFORE THE 24

Whelen Engineering will be looking for strong start to begin the defense of its 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype titles when it returns to Daytona International Speedway on Friday to begin the Roar Before the Rolex 24. Felipe Nasr returns as full-time driver of the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R, and will be … Continue reading

BRUNO SENNA JOINS UNITED AUTOSPORTS FOR ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

United Autosports have confirmed that Bruno Senna will join the team for the 2018 Rolex 24 At Daytona. Senna will race alongside Will Owen, Hugo de Sadeleer and Paul Di Resta, completing the team’s driver line up for the 56th running of the 24-hour endurance race. Bruno will race the team’s Ligier JS P217, but is … Continue reading

SUCCESSFUL DEBUT TEST FOR FERNANDO ALONSO IN UNITED AUTOSPORTS’ LIGIER JS P217

Fernando Alonso has successfully completed his first test in the United Autosports’ Ligier JS P217 ahead of his debut at the Rolex 24 At Daytona in January. The McLaren driver tested the Ligier at Motorland Aragon in Spain alongside his team mate for Daytona, Phil Hanson. Also present and testing for 2018 was Filipe Albuquerque, … Continue reading

DRIVER LINEUP CONFIRMED FOR THE 2017 MAZDA PROTOTYPE TEAM

The two-car Mazda Prototype team has confirmed the driver lineup that will compete in the top category of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. For the third consecutive season, the drivers for the full 10-race championship season are Jonathan Bomarito, Tom Long, Joel Miller and Tristan Nunez. For the season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona, Verizon … Continue reading

ACTION EXPRESS RACING SET FOR THE 2016 ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA FOLLOWING A SUCCESSFUL ROAR

Three months removed from scoring a second consecutive championship sweep, North Carolina-based Action Express Racing took to the high banks of Daytona International Speedway for the annual three-day Roar Before the 24 in preparation for the 54th anniversary of the Western Hemisphere’s most prestigious endurance race. “Preparing for the Rolex 24 for our team is … Continue reading

DAYTONA STARTS THE YEAR FOR LAMBORGHINI SQUADRA CORSE

2016, the year that Automobili Lamborghini celebrates the centenary of the birth of its founder Ferruccio, begins with a historical event: the first absolute participation at the 24 Hours of Daytona, the classic endurance race on the famous circuit in Florida scheduled from January 28 to 31. Already on the weekend of 8-10 January, the four … Continue reading

STEVENSON MOTORSPORTS TURNS FIRST LAPS IN AUDI R8 LMS AT ROAR BEFORE THE 24

For many teams, the 2016 Roar Before the 24 test was “business as usual”, but for 2015 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series Championship winners Stevenson Motorsports, the test presented an exciting new challenge as the Jacksonville, North Carolina-based squad put in its first laps as a team in its brand new pair of Audi … Continue reading

PRODUCTIVE DAYS AT DAYTONA FOR CHANGE RACING

Preparation is a key to success for any race, but the effort that goes into being ready for a 24 hour event is particularly important. Change Racing made the most of three days of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship testing this weekend at Daytona International Speedway as the team prepared for its debut outing in the … Continue reading

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