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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 […]

Barrichello Sets The Pace On Wet Finale Of Roar
Sunday, 11 Jan, 2015 – 19:42 | Comments Off on Barrichello Sets The Pace On Wet Finale Of Roar
Barrichello Sets The Pace On Wet Finale Of Roar

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Peter Baron’s knack for attracting big-name drivers to his Starworks Motorsports teams appears to paying off again as the 2015 edition of the Rolex 24 hour race at Daytona International Speedway approaches.
His latest talent catch, long-time Formula One driver Rubens Barrichello, agreed to drive a Starworks Dinan Riley in the […]

Q and A: Ganassi Drivers Feeling Good About The 24
Sunday, 11 Jan, 2015 – 10:01 | Comments Off on Q and A: Ganassi Drivers Feeling Good About The 24
Q and A: Ganassi Drivers Feeling Good About The 24

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
The Ford EcoBoost-powered Rileys of Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates have been posting competitive times during the Roar Before the 24 Tudor United SportsCar Championship test session at Daytona International Speedway this weekend.
Two of the the team’s cars have been on the track and are scheduled to run in […]

Lights Come On At The Roar Before The 24
Sunday, 11 Jan, 2015 – 9:36 | Comments Off on Lights Come On At The Roar Before The 24
Lights Come On At The Roar Before The 24

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
The lights went on at the Roar Before the 24 sports car test at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday night, but the fastest lap of the day was recorded when the Corvette Daytona Prototype of Wayne Taylor Racing drove lights out on Saturday morning.
The Roar – a three-day open […]

New Honda Gets First Test
Saturday, 10 Jan, 2015 – 9:32 | Comments Off on New Honda Gets First Test
New Honda Gets First Test

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Friday marked the kickoff to the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season as the Roar Before the Rolex 24 preseason test began at Daytona International Speedway.
The Roar served as the public debut of the all-new Honda Performance Development ARX-04b. Tequila Patrón ESM’s six drivers – Scott Sharp, Ed Brown, Johannes van Overbeek, Ryan Dalziel, Jon […]

Tudor Sports Cars Roar To Life In Daytona
Friday, 9 Jan, 2015 – 19:49 | Comments Off on Tudor Sports Cars Roar To Life In Daytona
Tudor Sports Cars Roar To Life In Daytona

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Big-time racing got off to a roaring start as testing for the 2015 Rolex 24 sports car race at Daytona International Speedway began on Friday, and it was one of motosports’ biggest teams that had the biggest day.
Chip Ganassi Racing had the fastest and second-fastest cars during the first of […]

Ganassi Pairs Hand With Pruett In Tudor Car
Tuesday, 16 Dec, 2014 – 19:44 | Comments Off on Ganassi Pairs Hand With Pruett In Tudor Car
Ganassi Pairs Hand With Pruett In Tudor Car

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates closed out a big month of news by announcing Tuesday that Joey Hand will replace Memo Rojas as co-driver of the team’s No. 01 Daytona Prototype car in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship series.
Hand will team with veteran Scott Pruett in the car, which was a multiple-season champion […]

Notes: IMSA Issues 2015 Rules To Tudor Teams
Thursday, 11 Dec, 2014 – 16:46 | Comments Off on Notes: IMSA Issues 2015 Rules To Tudor Teams
Notes: IMSA Issues 2015 Rules To Tudor Teams

The International Motor Sports Association today delivered 2015 sporting regulations and technical regulations to teams entered to participate in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship in 2015.
The Tudor series will kick off its second season of competition at the annual Roar Before the Rolex 24 three-day test at Daytona International Speedway on Jan. 9-11.
“We requested and […]

Wayne Taylor Racing Comes Up Big At Petit
Sunday, 5 Oct, 2014 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Wayne Taylor Racing Comes Up Big At Petit
Wayne Taylor Racing Comes Up Big At Petit

Wayne Taylor Racing powered to victory in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship series’ season-ending Petit Le Mans endurance race Saturday at Road Atlanta.
Brothers Ricky and Jordan Taylor, the team’s full-time drivers in 2014, became the first Americans to bring home an overall win in this 10-hour event 16 years after their father, South African-born Wayne […]