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Le Mans, France – Preparations for this weekend’s 79th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans began Wednesday with four hours of free practice, followed by the first of three, two-hour qualifying sessions.
BMW’s two M3 GTs opened the German marque’s push for a victory with the best time in the GTE Pro class during [...]
Ricky Taylor held off Scott Pruett by 3.839 seconds Saturday to win the 30th Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen.
Taylor was joined by Max Angelelli in the No. 10 SunTrust Chevrolet/Dallara, winning his second consecutive Rolex Series race from the pole.
Pruett and Memo Rojas were seeking their fourth consecutive victory in the event – the [...]
The World Motor Sport Council has published the 2012 Formula 1 Grand Prix race calendar, and June 17, 2012 is the date assigned to the United States Grand Prix.
The race will be held at the still-under-construction Circuit of the Americas, which is located just outside of Austin, Texas.
Ricky and Jordan Taylor led their respective classes Friday in qualifying for the 30th running of the Sahlen’s Six Hours of TheGlen, becoming the first brothers to win pole positions for both Daytona Prototype and GT classes at the same GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 event.
Ricky Taylor won [...]
Max Angelelli and Ricky Taylor won the Memorial Day Classic Rolex Grand-Am Series race at Lime Rock Park while Daytona Prototype championship leaders Memo Rojas and Scott Pruett struggled after an incident early in the race.
Taylor won the pole earlier Monday in the No. 10 SunTrust Chevrolet/Dallara and led the opening 46 laps before the [...]
On the heels of a runner-up finish at the Mobile 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring with its new ARX-01e, Highcroft Racing will not contest the Le Mans 24-hour this year. The team’s five-year relationship with Honda has ended due to the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan and the budget shortfall cannot be [...]
Two streaks were snapped at Virginia International Raceway on Sunday. One was six races long. One was forever long.
Bill Lester took the GT victory in the Bosch Engineering 250 to become the first African-American to win a GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series event, while Joao Barbosa beat Scott Pruett to the checkered flag by .270 [...]
Paul Edwards ran a lap of 1:44.984 (112.131 mph) to capture the pole position for Saturday’s Bosch Engineering 250 at Virginia International Raceway.
It was the Spirit of Daytona team’s second consecutive GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 pole, with Antonio Garcia leading qualifying for the recent Porsche 250 at [...]
By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
From the Monday Morning Crew Chief™:
Sometimes you wonder how motor racing series maintain their traditions despite the onslaught of time and technology.
At Darlington, where they now race the Southern 500 on a Saturday night in the springtime instead of on a late summer afternoon, stock car racing tradition has been [...]
Dr. Stephen Olvey, widely considered an expert in motorsports medicine, has been appointed Director of Medical Services at Circuit of the Americas, the new Austin, Texas-based home of Formula One and MotoGP racing in the United States.
Additionally, Lon Bromley has been hired as COTA’s Director of Safety. A 20-year veteran of the racing world, Bromley [...]