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Porsche Dominates U.S. Round of WEC
Sunday, 20 Sep, 2015 – 6:37 | Comments Off on Porsche Dominates U.S. Round of WEC
Porsche Dominates U.S. Round of WEC

AUSTIN, Tex. – Does Audi Sport have anything for Porsche’s 919 Hybrid in the second half of the World Endurance Championship season? Judging from the qualifying and results at the Circuit of the Americas, the answer is probably not.
Porsche Team won Le Mans going away in June with both better lap times and fuel efficiency […]

Farm Boy Tandy On Top of the Endurance World
Saturday, 19 Sep, 2015 – 7:22 | Comments Off on Farm Boy Tandy On Top of the Endurance World
Farm Boy Tandy On Top of the Endurance World

By Jonathan Ingram  | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
AUSTIN, Texas – As life’s rhythms go, Nick Tandy is in a groove. He’s been clicking off major endurance race victories since the Petit Le Mans two years ago, a skein that culminated with a stunning co-drive to victory for Porsche at the Le Mans 24-hour in June, which brought […]

A Course In History: IMRRC At The Glen Is Gold
Friday, 11 Sep, 2015 – 12:05 | Comments Off on A Course In History: IMRRC At The Glen Is Gold
A Course In History: IMRRC At The Glen Is Gold

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – The streets of this sleepy Upstate New York village will reverberate with the roar of engines beginning Friday, as the 22nd annual Watkins Glen Grand Prix Festival celebrates “the day they stopped the trains” for the first post-World War II road-race in the United States.
That was […]

Hyundai Edition Of Red Dragon Ready To Roll
Thursday, 27 Aug, 2015 – 8:31 | Comments Off on Hyundai Edition Of Red Dragon Ready To Roll
Hyundai Edition Of Red Dragon Ready To Roll

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Armed with a real-time appreciation for what it takes to homologate a Hyundai, GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing will make its sedan-style debut in the Pirelli World Challenge at Sonoma Raceway this weekend.
The first iteration of the No. 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance/Bob Stallings Hyundai Genesis Coupe “Red Dragon” owned by Dallas businessman/racer […]

Ford GT To Run At Le Mans In 2016
Friday, 12 Jun, 2015 – 13:44 | Comments Off on Ford GT To Run At Le Mans In 2016
Ford GT To Run At Le Mans In 2016

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Ford will compete in the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans with the all-new Ford GT supercar in 2016, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the company’s 1966 podium victory sweep of the French sports car endurance classic.
The Ford GT race car is based on the company’s all-new, ultra-high-performance supercar that will go […]

Ryan Briscoe Bolts On Fenders, Hits The Roads At Le Mans
Thursday, 11 Jun, 2015 – 16:54 | Comments Off on Ryan Briscoe Bolts On Fenders, Hits The Roads At Le Mans
Ryan Briscoe Bolts On Fenders, Hits The Roads At Le Mans

After two stints as super-substitute in the Verizon IndyCar Series, Ryan Briscoe is racing with fenders this weekend in the world’s premier endurance sports car race.
Briscoe has rejoined Corvette Racing regulars Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen in the No. 63 C7.R for the 83rd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Saturday and Sunday. […]

Hyundai Boss Talks Cars, Racing, Red Dragons
Wednesday, 11 Mar, 2015 – 11:23 | Comments Off on Hyundai Boss Talks Cars, Racing, Red Dragons
Hyundai Boss Talks Cars, Racing, Red Dragons

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
DALLAS – With his latest No. 99 “Red Dragon” a work-in-progress, businessman/racer Bob Stallings recently turned his entrepreneurial attention to the grand opening of the Hyundai dealership bearing his name.
The ribbon cutting ceremony for Bob Stallings Hyundai drew a cocktail and hors d’ouevres crowd that included key dealer personnel, representatives […]

Fogarty, Stallings Roll Out The Future In Dallas
Monday, 2 Feb, 2015 – 19:13 | Comments Off on Fogarty, Stallings Roll Out The Future In Dallas
Fogarty, Stallings Roll Out The Future In Dallas

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
DALLAS – Sports car ace Jon Fogarty says Hyundai’s management team “needs a vision of who they want to be” in the door-slamming world of sedan sports car racing.
“It is my ambition to be a part of forming what that vision is,” said Bob Stallings, owner of the Hyundai Genesis […]

Elford is 2015 Winner of Phil Hill Award
Friday, 23 Jan, 2015 – 9:01 | Comments Off on Elford is 2015 Winner of Phil Hill Award
Elford is 2015 Winner of Phil Hill Award

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Vic Elford, who earned the title of “Porsche hero” during his five-year racing tenure with the German marque, is the 2015 recipient of the Phil Hill Award presented by the Road Racing Drivers Club.
Named in honor of America’s first Formula One World Driving Champion (1961), the Phil Hill Award has been presented annually since 1993 […]

‘Red Dragon’ To Return To Track After 2014 Tragedy
Thursday, 25 Dec, 2014 – 15:19 | 7 Comments
‘Red Dragon’ To Return To Track After 2014 Tragedy

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Dallas-based businessman Bob Stallings’ decision to return to racing in 2015 via the Pirelli World Challenge series went beyond the cold/hard corporate desire to “activate and develop brand awareness” for primary sponsor GAINSCO Auto Insurance.
Stallings and his championship-winning organization continue to deal emotionally with the aftermath of the devastating injuries […]