Unhappy with being out of action with the end of the Cadillac factory prototype program following the 2002 24 Hours of Le Mans, Wayne Taylor looked for a new challenge. He found it in the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series, fielding a Pontiac Riley in the triple role of driver, owner and business man
FOX Sports today unveiled its broadcast lineup for the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona, which begins on FOX network television at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, Jan. 24. The race opens the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. Bob Varsha and Brian Till will share
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the running of the 1965 Daytona Continental, the forerunner of the Rolex 24 At Daytona. That race produced a popular breakthrough victory for Ford, and opened the door for Daytona to virtually double its event distance to 24 hours the following year. The Ferr
Accomplished actor Erik Valdez will be making his Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge debut in 2015, co-driving the No. 88 Rebel Rock Racing Porsche Cayman with Jim Jonsin at Daytona International Speedway. Valdez also plans to drive at Sebring International Raceway and additional selected races.
Krohn Racing will debut a new Judd-powered Ligier JS P2 Prototype in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 24-25, and the team recently tested it for the first time at Portugal’s Estoril circuit. Longtime co-drivers Tracy Krohn and Nic Jonsson both got seat time in the new car during the Nov. 18-20
For a racing fan, it doesn’t get much better than this. This weekend’s Historic Sportscar Racing Classic 24 Hour at Daytona International Speedway is a dream event – and a great way to get a head start on the 2015 season and January’s Rolex 24 At Daytona. It’s a rare opportunity to see and hear cla
Eric Curran will return to the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Corvette DP in 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship competition. Other than that, just about everything will change for the Massachusetts driver, who will have a new team, co-driver and focus for the upcoming season. After co-driving in t
When preparations began for the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season-opening Rolex 24 At Daytona, Team Falken Tire was on the sidelines as its new Porsche 911 RSR was being finished in Germany. The team joined the series for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florid
Tim Bell took the step from driver to team owner in 2014, forming Tim Bell Racing while becoming the youngest owner in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. For 2015, he’s looking to step up to a two-car team for all 10 Grand Sport (GS) races. The new team finished 15th in the GS team standings
Only two weeks after his 2014 team announced it would not be returning to the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, Jonathan Bomarito landed a new ride with a familiar operation. Mazda Motorsports announced on Wednesday that Bomarito would return to the Mazda SpeedSource team for 2015, driving the