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Ganassi BMW Looking Good In 24
Saturday, 30 Jan, 2010 – 20:50 | One Comment
Ganassi BMW Looking Good 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
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – There were several rain men who [...]

Rolex Notes: TV Doctor Now A Real Racer
Saturday, 30 Jan, 2010 – 16:55 | 2 Comments
Rolex Notes: TV Doctor Now A Real Racer

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.
Daytona Beach, Fla. – Notes from the 48th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona [...]

Rain Could Turn 24 Into Episode Of Survival
Saturday, 30 Jan, 2010 – 9:42 | One Comment
Rain Could Turn 24 Into Episode Of Survival

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.
Daytona Beach, Fla. – The Rolex 24 at Daytona and rain are no strangers. Three [...]

Block Debut Ends Early
Saturday, 30 Jan, 2010 – 8:39 | Comments Off
Block Debut Ends Early

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The 2010 Rally America debut for Ken Block and the Monster World Rally Team Fiesta couldn’t have started any better.
But it came  to a disappointing end.
Block, making his first start as a Ford driver in his newly formed global rally program, piloted the 2011 Fiesta to the quickest time in the first stage of Rally [...]

Plumb And Rum Bum Are Freshest
Saturday, 30 Jan, 2010 – 8:04 | Comments Off
Plumb And Rum Bum Are Freshest

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Matt Plumb pitted during a caution late in Friday’s Fresh From Florida 200, and watched out his windows as the rest of the field flashed by down the main straightaway. That decision, however, proved to be the right one, as Plumb took series debutants Gianluis Bacardi and Rum Bum Racing to Gatorade Victory Lane.
Plumb took [...]

Icon Haywood To Take Last Ride
Friday, 29 Jan, 2010 – 17:49 | 2 Comments
Icon Haywood To Take Last Ride

Hurley Haywood has learned a lot of things during his many years of driving sports cars. And one of those things was on his mind this week as he prepared for this weekend’s running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
And that is; do it right or don’t do it at all.
No longer able to to [...]

Block Set To Kick Off Season
Friday, 29 Jan, 2010 – 9:31 | Comments Off
Block Set To Kick Off Season

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This weekend, Ken Block and his newly formed Monster World Rally Team will debut their Ford Fiesta Rally America program at Sno*Drift in Atlanta, Mich. as they demonstrate their definition of fun.
Block and the Monster World Rally Team will campaign seven rally events in North America in 2010 for Ford, including the Summer X Games [...]

‘The Axe’ Earns 24 Pole
Thursday, 28 Jan, 2010 – 17:54 | Comments Off
‘The Axe’ Earns 24 Pole

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Max Angelelli prevailed in a back-and-forth battle in qualifying Thursday at Daytona International Speedway to capture the pole for the 48th Rolex 24 At Daytona. Angelelli secured the top position for the opening round of the 2010 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series with a lap of 1:40.827 (127.108 mph) in the No. 10 SunTrust Ford [...]

Jimmie In Grand-Am Wreck
Thursday, 28 Jan, 2010 – 15:29 | Comments Off
Jimmie In Grand-Am Wreck

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Jimmie Johnson was unhurt but his Grand-American Series car was badly wrecked during an accident Thursday in practice for the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway.
The four-time and defending Sprint Cup champion was driving the No. 99 Daytona Prototype for GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing.
Stallings said the incident twisted the chassis, with Jimmie Johnson bruised but OK.
“He [...]

Ingram: Racing Great’s Long Distance Planning
Thursday, 28 Jan, 2010 – 7:52 | 4 Comments
Ingram: Racing Great’s Long Distance Planning

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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What happens when a car company known for its racing heritage gets acquired by another car company where one of the brands is also known for its racing heritage?
As the curtain is set to rise on the circuit racing season at the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the question concerns the company [...]