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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

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

WHELEN ENGINEERING RACING QUALIFYING BEGINS TITLE DEFENSE AT DAYTONA

Whelen Engineering Racing began the defense of its IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship DPi title on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway, with Felipe Nasr recording the fifth-fastest lap in the Roar Before the Rolex 24 qualifying. Nasr ran a lap of 1:34.368-seconds in the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R coming to take the checkered flag … Continue reading

ALESSANDRO ZANARDI: “I CAN’T WAIT TO TAKE ON THE 24-HOUR RACE WEEKEND”

The dress rehearsal is over; now it won’t be long before Alessandro Zanardi‘s (ITA) next big challenge gets underway: the 24-hour of Daytona (USA) race on 26th and 27th January. At the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IMSA series) season opener, Zanardi will share the cockpit of the BMW Team RLL #24 BMW M8 GTE with John Edwards … Continue reading

PAUL MILLER RACING DEBUTS NEW CAR, LINEUP AND LIVERY AT ROAR BEFORE THE 24

Paul Miller Racing kicked off the 2019 season this week at Daytona International Speedway, participating in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Roar Before the 24. The defending GTD class champions debuted the new 2019 Lamborghini Huracán GT3 EVO completing over 125 laps on the 3.56-mile circuit over the course of the two day series-wide test. … Continue reading

DEFENDING GS CHAMPIONS TeamTGM COMPLETE TEST AT DAYTONA

This time last year, TeamTGM had taken possession of their all-new Mercedes-AMG GT4 mere weeks before. This time around, the team has three wins and a championship under its belt with the platform. Looking to build on that success in 2019 the championship winning combo of Hugh Plumb and Owen Trinkler returned behind the wheel … Continue reading

ALBUQUERQUE ROARS TO FOURTH WITH MUSTANG SAMPLING IN DAYTONA QUALIFYING

Filipe Albuquerque gave Mustang Sampling Racing a prime choice of garage and pit positions for the upcoming Rolex At Daytona, turning in the fourth-fastest lap of a 15-minute qualifying session Sunday to highlight the Roar Before the Rolex 24. Albuquerque ran his final lap of the 15-minute IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship DPi session in 1:34.282-seconds … Continue reading

FAST AND RELIABLE: PERFECT TEST FOR PORSCHE AT DAYTONA

The Porsche GT Team has wrapped up its preparations for the 2019 IMSA SportsCar Championship. On the occasion of the three-day official tests on the Daytona International Speedway in Florida, the two Porsche 911 RSR race cars covered a total of 2,120 kilometres under changeable conditions. The focus of this intensive work for the factory … Continue reading

CADILLAC RACING TEAMS COMPLETE SUCCESSFUL ROAR WEEKEND AT DAYTONA

Cadillac Racing teams have successfully completed the Roar Before the 24 test weekend at Daytona International Speedway in preparation for the season opening 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 At Daytona, January 24-27. The goal for the Roar test is to get the drivers familiar with each other, their team and the Cadillac DPi-V.R. … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING LEAVES DAYTONA ROAR MOTIVATED FOR THE 24

Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.), Toni Vilander (Finland), Dominik Farnbacher (Germany) and Jeff Westphal (San Mateo, Calif.) are all leaving The World Center of Racing Roar Before the 24 test satisfied with the Scuderia Corsa prepared WeatherTech Racing Ferrari 488 GT3. The team gathered a lot of data in preparation for the Rolex 24 Hour At … Continue reading

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