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FIA Reportedly Visiting US F1
Wednesday, 24 Feb, 2010 – 18:54 | One Comment
FIA Reportedly Visiting US F1

The FIA’s chief technical delegate has visited the headquarters of US F1 in Charlotte to examine the team’s capacity for entering Formula One, the British-based online site for Autosport magazine has reported, citing high-level sources.
Charlie Whiting, the chief technical officer of the FIA, was said to be visiting the team’s facilities on Wednesday, where approximately [...]

Ingram: US F1 Parks Hopes, Can It Restart Them?
Monday, 22 Feb, 2010 – 8:20 | 7 Comments
Ingram: US F1 Parks Hopes, Can It Restart Them?

Jonathan Ingram |Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
From The Monday Morning Crew Chief:
Is there such a thing as park and start in Formula One?
You might as well ask for a bailout.
That’s why it’s so odd that Ken Anderson, whose under-funded US F1 team has failed to produce a car, should suggest his team be given permission from the FIA, [...]

US F1 Appears Finished
Friday, 19 Feb, 2010 – 20:01 | 5 Comments
US F1 Appears Finished

The race is on at US F1 to find an exit strategy to its failed bid to join the Formula One world championship. With the F1 season opener at Bahrain looming and pre-season testing drawing to a close, US F1 is out of money, has not completed its car and has yet to pick up [...]

Jaguar Signs Dalziel
Friday, 19 Feb, 2010 – 17:41 | One Comment

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JaguarRSR announced Friday that Ryan Dalziel has been signed to the driver line up for competition in the 2010 American Le Mans Series.
“I am so excited to be part of such an amazing brand like Jaguar,” said Dalziel. “Coming from the United Kingdom I naturally grew up following Jaguar’s racing heritage and admiring their cars. [...]

McNish To Lead Audi At Le Mans
Thursday, 4 Feb, 2010 – 8:26 | Comments Off

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Allan McNish will bid for a third career Le Mans 24 Hour race victory in June when he races an Audi, which will be bidding for a ninth triumph in the annual French sportscar endurance race.
Dumfries-born McNish will drive the latest diesel-engined Audi R15 TDI sports-prototype in the twice-around-the-clock encounter on 12-13 June. McNish, aged [...]

A De-beauty! Action Express Wins Rolex 24
Sunday, 31 Jan, 2010 – 19:26 | 2 Comments
A De-beauty! Action Express Wins Rolex 24

By Jonathan Ingram  | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Daytona Beach, Fla. – The first race is often the hardest for a newly formed team. For Action Express Racing, the first race was also the most difficult on the Grand-Am schedule. But in one of the biggest upsets in Rolex 24 at Daytona history, the new team won the [...]

Rolex Notes: Mystery Stop Costs Ganassi
Sunday, 31 Jan, 2010 – 12:27 | 3 Comments
Rolex Notes: Mystery Stop Costs Ganassi

Daytona Beach, Fla. – Chip Ganassi has won the Rolex 24 too many times to be happy about finishing second.
But for the second straight year, that’s exactly where one of his two entries wound up, with the No. 01 BMW Riley Daytona Prototype finishing on the lead lap just 52.303 seconds behind the winning Porsche Riley, [...]

Porsche V-8 Leads The Field At Rolex
Sunday, 31 Jan, 2010 – 10:47 | 3 Comments
Porsche V-8 Leads The Field At Rolex

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – Nineteen hours into the twice-around-the-clock Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway and it is still a four-car race.
Out front  on a bitter cold, windy Florida morning is the Porsche Riley of Mike Rockenfeller, Terry Borcheller, Joao Barbosa and Ryan Dalziel, with Scott Pruett, co-driving the remaining [...]

DIS Infield At Night Can Be Bizarre
Sunday, 31 Jan, 2010 – 1:49 | One Comment
DIS Infield At Night Can Be Bizarre

Daytona Beach, Fla. – Walking through the pits and the paddock, or driving through the infield, the nighttime hours at the Rolex 24 can be little more than a loud blur.
The lights, the noise from the 40 or so cars on the nearby road circuit, the PA blaring music or garbled interviews. It’s all so [...]

“Hare” Becomes A Late-Night Casualty In 24
Sunday, 31 Jan, 2010 – 1:41 | One Comment
“Hare” Becomes A Late-Night Casualty In 24

Editor’s Note: RacinToday has two reporters – Mike Harris and Jonathan Ingram, both veterans of the event – on site at the Rolex 24. They will periodically file updates, notes and features during the race and wrap the event up afterward.
By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Daytona Beach, Fla. – Establishing a pace that keeps your team in [...]