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Hartley’s Star Is Rising At Starworks Motorsport
Friday, 16 Aug, 2013 – 7:13 | Comments Off on Hartley’s Star Is Rising At Starworks Motorsport
Hartley’s Star Is Rising At Starworks Motorsport

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Starworks Motorsport team owner Peter Baron looks the part of pretty laid-back guy. Walking the Grand-Am paddocks at Kansas Speedway in wrinkled work pants that at one time must have been white, and a gray, very loosely tucked polo shirt, he looks like he just got […]

No. 90 Vette Is Out To Improve Spirits In Kansas
Thursday, 15 Aug, 2013 – 8:46 | Comments Off on No. 90 Vette Is Out To Improve Spirits In Kansas
No. 90 Vette Is Out To Improve Spirits In Kansas

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – There wasn’t even the slightest hint of resentment from Daytona Prototype driver Richard Westbrook when he was asked the awkward question about the disappointment level of his and his team’s performance during the 2013 Grand-Am Rolex season.
Probably because such questions have been fired his way fairly […]

Honda Wins But Delta Wing Soars At Road America
Monday, 12 Aug, 2013 – 7:20 | Comments Off on Honda Wins But Delta Wing Soars At Road America
Honda Wins But Delta Wing Soars At Road America

Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf rolled to their fifth consecutive American Le Mans Series on Sunday, winning at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
But to get the overall victory, the Pickett Racing duo and their HPD ARX-03c had to hold off a strong challenge by the revolutionary DeltaWing LM12, which had its best showing to date.
The […]

Hartley/Mayer Win Grand-Am At Road America
Saturday, 10 Aug, 2013 – 20:28 | Comments Off on Hartley/Mayer Win Grand-Am At Road America

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Brendon Hartley and Scott Mayer of Starworks Motorsports teamed for their first  Grand-Am Rolex Series Daytona Prototype victory, winning Saturday’s VISITFLORIDA.Com 250 at Road America.
Hartley took the lead when the front runners pitted under a late caution, and then pulled away in the No. 8 BMW/Riley, beating Joao Barbosa to the checkered flag by 4.290 […]

Cameron Puts Sahlen On Pole At Road America
Friday, 9 Aug, 2013 – 14:04 | Comments Off on Cameron Puts Sahlen On Pole At Road America
Cameron Puts Sahlen On Pole At Road America

Dane Cameron of Team Sahlen on Friday captured the pole for Saturdays’s VISITFLORIDA.com Sports Car 250 at Road America in Elkhard Lake, Wis.
Cameron won his pole with a track record lap of 2 minutes, .028 seconds (121.412 mph) in the No. 42 Team Sahlen BMW/Riley. That made Team Sahlen the first team to win poles […]

Grand-Am Scales Back New BMW Engine
Monday, 5 Aug, 2013 – 17:54 | Comments Off on Grand-Am Scales Back New BMW Engine
Grand-Am Scales Back New BMW Engine

The Grand-Am Rolex Series on Monday released a technical bulletin announcing that its officials have taken steps to scale back the power of the recently introduced 4.5-liter BMW Daytona Prototype engines.
The scale-back comes in a form of limiting the new engines – which powered the cars that placed first and second at the Brickyard 400 two […]

Rivals Say BMW Too Powerful In Grand-Am
Friday, 2 Aug, 2013 – 11:00 | Comments Off on Rivals Say BMW Too Powerful In Grand-Am
Rivals Say BMW Too Powerful In Grand-Am

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – On Thursday, the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series sent out a media release about the new BMW Daytona Prototype engine that made it’s debut in the Brickard Grand Prix in Indianapolis last weekend.
The release was upbeat and positive. The mood among several of the teams that are competing against the BMWs […]

‘The Axe’ Has Developed A Velvet Edge
Wednesday, 31 Jul, 2013 – 11:17 | Comments Off on ‘The Axe’ Has Developed A Velvet Edge
‘The Axe’ Has Developed A Velvet Edge

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Max the Axe. It’s a hard-edge nickname for a hard edge sports car driver. One whose every move, thought and ethic are focused on one thing and one thing only; getting his car and himself to checkered flags before every other man, woman or child sharing […]

Starworks Shines, Wins Indy Grand-Am Race
Friday, 26 Jul, 2013 – 20:01 | Comments Off on Starworks Shines, Wins Indy Grand-Am Race
Starworks Shines, Wins Indy Grand-Am Race

Ryan Dalziel took the lead with 9 minutes remaining and went on to take checkered flag for his Starworks Motorsports team Friday to win the Rolex Grand-Am Brickyard Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Sharing the wheel with Dalziel in the BMW Riley DP car was co-driver Alex Popow. The victory was the second straight at […]

Jordan Taylor Racks Up Another Grand-Am Pole
Thursday, 25 Jul, 2013 – 18:07 | Comments Off on Jordan Taylor Racks Up Another Grand-Am Pole
Jordan Taylor Racks Up Another Grand-Am Pole

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Wayne Taylor Racing driver Jordan Taylor captured his third consecutive Daytona Prototype pole position, breaking the track record with a lap of 1 minute, 22.251 seconds (110.909 mph) in the No. 10 Velocity Worldwide Corvette DP.
He will be joined on the front row by Memo Rojas, who ran his final lap in 1:22.375 (110.742 mph) […]