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Taylor Caddy Wins Long Beach
Saturday, 8 Apr, 2017 – 17:08 | Comments Off on Taylor Caddy Wins Long Beach
Taylor Caddy Wins Long Beach

Jordan Taylor kept Wayne Taylor Racing perfect on the year Saturday when he took the lead from Ryan Dalziel with 5 and a half seconds to go and held on to win in the IMSA WeatherTech Championship race in the streets of Long Beach, Calif.
The victory was the third of the season for WTR’s No. […]

Taylors Extend IMSA Hot Streak
Saturday, 8 Apr, 2017 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Taylors Extend IMSA Hot Streak
Taylors Extend IMSA Hot Streak

Ricky Taylor climbed out of his Cadillac DPi-V.R. late Friday in Long Beach, Calif. and proclaimed himself to be nervous. Say what?
The Wayne Taylor Racing driver’s team has won the first two IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Series races of the year – those being at iconic venues Daytona and Sebring. Then, on Friday, Taylor and […]

Foyt Honored By Ford
Friday, 7 Apr, 2017 – 14:37 | Comments Off on Foyt Honored By Ford
Foyt Honored By Ford

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American motorsports icon A.J. Foyt Jr. is the 28th recipient of the Spirit of Ford Award.
Foyt, 82, was presented Ford Motor Company’s highest auto racing-related honor for his lifetime achievement and contribution to the industry both on and off the world’s racetracks. Foyt joined an international list of honorees from all forms of racing and […]

WTR Caddy Wins Sebring; Sweeps Tour Of Florida
Sunday, 19 Mar, 2017 – 8:54 | Comments Off on WTR Caddy Wins Sebring; Sweeps Tour Of Florida
WTR Caddy Wins Sebring; Sweeps Tour Of Florida

The No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac DPi V.R moved to 2-0 on the IMSA WeatherTech season on Saturday as it won 65th running of the Twelve Hours of Sebring. Ricky Taylor was at the wheel at the checkered flag.
The victory comes almost two months after WTR collected the win in season-opening Rolex 24 at […]

Rebellion’s Jani Wins Sebring Pole
Friday, 17 Mar, 2017 – 14:58 | Comments Off on Rebellion’s Jani Wins Sebring Pole
Rebellion’s Jani Wins Sebring Pole

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Rebellion Racing’s Neel Jani drove to the overall pole for Saturday’s 12 Hours of Sebring race in Sebring, Fla. on Friday.
Jani laid down a track record qualifying lap of 1 minute, 48.178 seconds in the No. 13 ORECA O7 Gibson LMP2 car.
Jani said he was a bit surprised by his pole win because of problems […]

Porsche RSR’s Have Made A Move Forward
Friday, 17 Mar, 2017 – 8:22 | Comments Off on Porsche RSR’s Have Made A Move Forward
Porsche RSR’s Have Made A Move Forward

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The curve was a long, high-speed, right-hand sweeper job – think of The Carousel at Road America, which was located just down the twisty farm-country back roads that made central Wisconsin so much fun to drive in the mid-’70s.
The car was a very evil looking black-on-black ’74 air-cooled Porsche 911 […]

‘Red Dragon’ To Fly Porsche Colors In ’17
Thursday, 9 Feb, 2017 – 10:00 | Comments Off on ‘Red Dragon’ To Fly Porsche Colors In ’17
‘Red Dragon’ To Fly Porsche Colors In ’17

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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After consecutive Pirelli World Challenge campaigns run with a Hyundai and a McLaren, sports car team-owner Bob Stallings has decided there is no substitute.
Dallas-based GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing is in full test-mode of the Porsche 911 GT3 R Jon Fogarty will pilot in the series’ GT Championship in 2017. The latest […]

No. 66 Ford GT Gets Its Revenge
Monday, 30 Jan, 2017 – 14:19 | One Comment
No. 66 Ford GT Gets Its Revenge

The disaster that was the debut of the Ford GT a year ago in the Rolex 24 did not sit well with anybody connected to development and fielding of the new GT Le Mans cars. All involved were so determined to erase the 2016 result that they flooded the field with four cars this year.
As […]

Flat Spot On: Rain, Cold, Hot Racing Dominate Rolex
Sunday, 29 Jan, 2017 – 19:30 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Rain, Cold, Hot Racing Dominate Rolex
Flat Spot On: Rain, Cold, Hot Racing Dominate Rolex

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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DAYTONA Beach, Fla. –  The absence of sunshine and a stiff breeze did not prevent a heated finish to the Rolex 24 at Daytona. And a glorious one.
The pupil, Ricky Taylor, followed the teachings of a winner before him – in this case Professor Axe, also known as Max “the […]

Wayne Taylor Racing Gets First Victory In Rolex 24
Sunday, 29 Jan, 2017 – 14:55 | Comments Off on Wayne Taylor Racing Gets First Victory In Rolex 24
Wayne Taylor Racing Gets First Victory In Rolex 24

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Rickey Taylor bumped his way past Filipe Albuquerque with seven minutes remaining, survived an IMSA review of the bumping incident and went on to bag an emotional victory in the 55th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday.
Taylor, driving the No. 10 Cadillac DPi, gave the team owned by his father […]