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ROAR PERFORMANCES FULL OF PROMISE FOR THE LIGIER TEAMS HAVING THEIR FIRST TASTE OF THE LIGIER JS P320

The 2021 racing season kicked off on the Daytona circuit in the United States where the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship started with the ROAR, the official practice sessions for the iconic Daytona 24-Hour race, which will take place this coming weekend on 30-31 January 2021.  Six Ligiers, five JS P320s and a JS P217, took … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL IS WELL PREPARED FOR THE 24 HOURS OF DAYTONA

BMW Team RLL began its final preparations for this coming weekend’s 24 Hours of Daytona (USA) with the ‘Roar before the 24’. The team spent three days at ‘Daytona International Speedway’ with the two MOTUL BMW M8 GTEs. The official test ahead of the first GT highlight of the year had a new format; as … Continue reading

PERFORMANCE TECH MOTORSPORTS TO START FIFTH FOR ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

Performance Tech Motorsports opted to retire from the Motul Pole Award 100 after a weekend of success. The No. 38 Ligier JS P320 was put to the test at the ROAR Before the 24 at Daytona International Speedway with three days of practice around the 3.56-mile, 12 turn track, resulting in a fifth place qualifying position for the Rolex 24 … Continue reading

WHELEN ENGINEERING CADILLAC WINS POLE QUALIFYING RACE AT ROAR DAYTONA

Whelen Engineering Cadillac drivers Felipe Nasr and Pipo Derani won today’s running of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Motul Pole Award 100 qualifying race at Daytona International Speedway. Their victory puts them on pole for next weekend’s Rolex 24 At Daytona. The start of race had the 50-car field on Michelin rain tires. Nasr had … Continue reading

PAUL MILLER RACING READY TO DEFEND ROLEX 24 WIN AFTER ROAR TEST

Defending Rolex 24 at Daytona winners, Paul Miller Racing are hoping to add another watch to their collection next Sunday following a productive test this past weekend at the Roar Before the 24.  The test, highlighted by Madison Snow’s third place qualifying result for the Pole Award 100 race, provided a valuable opportunity for the … Continue reading

PORSCHE CUSTOMER TEAMS ACHIEVE PODIUM RESULTS IN BOTH GT CLASSES AT DAYTONA

The Porsche customer team WeatherTech Racing has successfully concluded its first campaign with the Porsche 911 RSR in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Works driver Kévin Estre from France and the American Cooper MacNeil claimed the third podium step in the GTLM class at the qualifying event for 24 Hours of Daytona. In the GTD … Continue reading

ALLY CADILLAC FINISHES SIXTH IN MOTUL POLE AWARD 100 QUALIFYING RACE AT DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

Ally drivers Jimmie Johnson (Mooresville, N.C.) and Kamui Kobayashi (Japan) finished sixth in Sunday’s Motul Pole Award 100 qualifying race at Daytona International Speedway. As a result of their finish, they will start from the third row on the DPi grid for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 At Daytona Jan. 27-31. In today’s … Continue reading

MEYER SHANK RACING WILL START FOURTH FOR ROLEX 24

Meyer Shank Racing full-season drivers Dane Cameron and Olivier Pla combined to compete in the first-ever qualifying race during the Roar Before the 24 on Sunday. The pair raced in a 100-minute shootout to finish fourth, which will place the No. 60 SiriusXM / AutoNation Acura ARX-05 on the second row for the 59th annual Rolex … Continue reading

PAUL MILLER RACING QUALIFIES THIRD AT ROAR BEFORE THE 24

Paul Miller Racing’s Madison Snow secured the third place starting position in this afternoon’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship qualifying session for Sunday’s Pole Award 100 at Daytona International Speedway. Driving the No. 1 Total lubricants-badged Lamborghini Huracán GT3 EVO, Snow made the most of the damp and chilly conditions to obtain third on the grid … Continue reading

WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS’ PORSCHE 911 GT3 R STARTS FROM POLE POSITION AT DAYTONA

The Porsche customer team Wright Motorsports secured pole position for the qualifying race at Daytona (USA). Ryan Hardwick from America lapped the 5.73-kilometre sports car track in Florida in his No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R in 1:46.831 minutes, thus beating the strong GTD class competition. In the GTLM category, his compatriot Cooper MacNeil concluded … Continue reading

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