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Waltrip Takes First Laps At Sebring
Thursday, 9 Feb, 2012 – 19:41 | Comments Off on Waltrip Takes First Laps At Sebring
Waltrip Takes First Laps At Sebring

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NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip’s foray into sports car racing continues this week when he tested at Sebring for next month’s annual 12-hour race.
Waltrip, who drove his first laps at Sebring on Thursday morning. The two-time …

Dyson Accepts Invite To Race At Le Mans
Tuesday, 7 Feb, 2012 – 8:22 | Comments Off on Dyson Accepts Invite To Race At Le Mans
Dyson Accepts Invite To Race At Le Mans

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Dyson Racing has accepted two automatic entry invitations for this year’s 80th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 16th and 17th.
The team will enter two new Lola B12/60 coupes in the …

Sports Car Notes: Marino Franchitti In Delta Wing
Thursday, 2 Feb, 2012 – 16:54 | Comments Off on Sports Car Notes: Marino Franchitti In Delta Wing
Sports Car Notes: Marino Franchitti In Delta Wing

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Sports Car Racing Notes:
Scottish sportscar ace Marino Franchitti has been selected as the first driver for the unique DeltaWing program that will debut at this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Franchitti’s name was revealed today …

Pedley: Rolex A Great Watch As Season Begins
Tuesday, 31 Jan, 2012 – 10:19 | 2 Comments
Pedley: Rolex A Great Watch As Season Begins

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The first big race of 2012 is history and, truly historical the Rolex 24-hour race was. Not to mention exciting and entertaining.
Some random thoughts about the 24, its cars, its …

Lally’s Late Pass Seals GT Win At 24
Sunday, 29 Jan, 2012 – 21:16 | One Comment
Lally’s Late Pass Seals GT Win At 24

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The results in the 45-car GT race in the Rolex 24 at Daytona mirrored the outcome among the Daytona Prototypes. A fender-banging pass in the late …

Allmendinger Steps Up, Closes Door at Rolex
Sunday, 29 Jan, 2012 – 19:53 | 3 Comments
Allmendinger Steps Up, Closes Door at Rolex

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – On a weekend when Grand Marshall A.J. Foyt had to call in sick, another A.J. legend was born in the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Driving the final stint …

Ford Riley’s Lead At 16-Hour Mark
Sunday, 29 Jan, 2012 – 8:55 | Comments Off on Ford Riley’s Lead At 16-Hour Mark
Ford Riley’s Lead At 16-Hour Mark

As daylight began returning to Central Florida on Saturday, it showed that Ford’s and Riley’s  impressive showings in the Rolex 24-hour race at Daytona International werecontinuing.
In the lead in the Daytona Prototype class at the …

Starworks Leads After Four Hours At 24
Saturday, 28 Jan, 2012 – 19:39 | Comments Off on Starworks Leads After Four Hours At 24
Starworks Leads After Four Hours At 24

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After four hours of racing in the Rolex 24 sports car race at Daytona International Speedway, the No. 8 Ford Riley of Starworks Motorsports, with Alan McNish at the wheel, had the lead in the …

Pedley: Rolex Not As Exotic, But Still World Class
Saturday, 28 Jan, 2012 – 9:55 | Comments Off on Pedley: Rolex Not As Exotic, But Still World Class
Pedley: Rolex Not As Exotic, But Still World Class

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Last week, two of the best sports car racers this country has produced made an interesting assertion. Whether or not that assertion is true or not is highly debatable but …

Flat Spot On: The Rivalry Continues
Saturday, 28 Jan, 2012 – 8:47 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: The Rivalry Continues
Flat Spot On: The Rivalry Continues

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Due to its status as the first major circuit race on the calendar each year, the Rolex 24 at Daytona has been a calling card to the rest of the world …