Articles in Sports Cars
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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 [...]
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 [...]
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) [...]
Apparently, it’s the best-tasting meal in auto racing: 100-year-old red brick coated with a thin film of motor oil and lightly sprinkled with a gritty dusting of pulverized rubber. It’s so good that Tony Kanaan just could not wait a whole year to put his lips to another helping.
During a teleconference on Tuesday afternoon, Kanaan [...]