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Pla Puts Krohn Legier On Sebring Pole
Saturday, 21 Mar, 2015 – 8:27 | Comments Off on Pla Puts Krohn Legier On Sebring Pole
Pla Puts Krohn Legier On Sebring Pole

Last season, Ligier burst onto the Tudor United SportsCar Champion series scene with a fair-sized bang. A big enough bang, at least, to convince Krohn Racing owner Tracy Krohn to field a Judd-powered Ligier for the 2015 IMSA seasaon.
On Friday, Krohn’s belief in the Ligier JS P2 car was vindicated when Olivier Pla drove the […]

Taylor Racing Needs Concrete Results At Sebring
Thursday, 19 Mar, 2015 – 15:05 | Comments Off on Taylor Racing Needs Concrete Results At Sebring
Taylor Racing Needs Concrete Results At Sebring

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Team owner Wayne Taylor of Wayne Taylor Racing was looking to make a statement in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship race at Daytona in January. Just not the kind of statement he ended up making. Make that, a statement he ended up issuing.
Taylor, whose Daytona Prototype Corvette dominated a large […]

2016 Rolex 24 To Christen New DIS
Thursday, 5 Mar, 2015 – 21:24 | Comments Off on 2016 Rolex 24 To Christen New DIS
2016 Rolex 24 To Christen New DIS

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The 54th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the first event scheduled for the new motorsports stadium at Daytona International Speedway, is scheduled Jan. 30-31, 2016, track officials announced Thursday.
The twice-around-the-clock sports car classic staged on the track’s 3.56-mile road-course and “roval” will serve as kick-off event to the 2016 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar […]

Wayne Taylor Racing Penalized For Rolex Violation
Friday, 30 Jan, 2015 – 17:53 | Comments Off on Wayne Taylor Racing Penalized For Rolex Violation
Wayne Taylor Racing Penalized For Rolex Violation

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The No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing Prototype team and drivers Jordan Taylor, Ricky Taylor and Max Angelelli have been reclassified as finishing last in the Prototype class in the Rolex 24 At Daytona due to a violation of drive-time rules. In the Rolex 24, the maximum drive time was no more than four hours in […]

Dixon Gives Ganassi Racing Victory In The Rolex
Sunday, 25 Jan, 2015 – 14:15 | One Comment
Dixon Gives Ganassi Racing Victory In The Rolex

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Scott Dixon tracked down and passed Jordan Taylor with just over and hour to go and went on to win the 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday.
Dixon, driving the No. 02 Ford-powered Riley of Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, took the checkered flag at the end […]

Rolex Shaping Up As Ford Vs. Chevrolet Power
Sunday, 25 Jan, 2015 – 8:36 | Comments Off on Rolex Shaping Up As Ford Vs. Chevrolet Power
Rolex Shaping Up As Ford Vs. Chevrolet Power

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When dawn broke at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, it was a battle between Chevrolet and Ford power that was the big story in the Rolex 24.
At the 18-hour mark of the race, which came just after 8 a.m., the Chevrolet Corvette Daytona Prototypes of Action Express and Wayne Taylor Racing were running first and […]

Hinchcliffe, Mazda Ready To Make Move At 24
Friday, 23 Jan, 2015 – 17:38 | Comments Off on Hinchcliffe, Mazda Ready To Make Move At 24
Hinchcliffe, Mazda Ready To Make Move At 24

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
At least SpeedSource Racing and its factory-backed Mazda turbo diesel prototypes didn’t let anybody down in last year’s Rolex 24. Not really. Not even when its two cars failed to finish. The Lola-based P2 cars, with their SKYACTIV technology, were new, they were complicated, they were not battle tested and […]

Michael Shank Racing’s Honda Ligier On Pole At Rolex 24
Thursday, 22 Jan, 2015 – 19:23 | Comments Off on Michael Shank Racing’s Honda Ligier On Pole At Rolex 24
Michael Shank Racing’s Honda Ligier On Pole At Rolex 24

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Oswaldo Negri on Thursday put Michael Shank Racing’s Honda-powered Ligier JS P2 car on the pole for the 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Negri, who will co-drive with John Pew, Matt McMurry and A.J. Allmendinger in the race on Saturday/Sunday, won the pole with a lap 1:39.19.
Chip Ganassi Racing Daytona […]

Walker’s Little Team Has Big Plans For The Weekend
Tuesday, 20 Jan, 2015 – 10:23 | Comments Off on Walker’s Little Team Has Big Plans For The Weekend
Walker’s Little Team Has Big Plans For The Weekend

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
As he talked about strategy for this weekend’s Rolex 24, long-time race-team owner Derrick Walker rolled out a version of the old hare vs. tortoise parable. Depending on circumstances in a twice-around-the-clock sports car race, he said, teams can opt for all-out sprinting, or slow-and-steady.
Asked how his Team Falken Tires […]

IMSA’s Atherton: We Learned From Our Mistakes
Sunday, 18 Jan, 2015 – 9:49 | One Comment
IMSA’s Atherton: We Learned From Our Mistakes

For Scott Atherton, the president and chief operating officer of the International Motor Sports Association, giving birth to the Tudor United SportsCar Series was like, well, giving birth. Except these birthing pains lasted a year and a half.
“I’ve referenced it as being the most challenging, the most difficult 18 months of my life,” Atherton told […]