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Thu 08 Dec 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: RuSPORT duo team up with MSR for DaytonaHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: RuSPORT duo team up with MSR for Daytona

Just call it A.J. & Justin's grand adventure as the two RuSPORT Champ Car World Series drivers are among the stellar pilots who will undertake the 44th annual Rolex 24 at Daytona on 28-29 January 2006. A.J. Allmendinger and Justin ...

Sat 17 Sep 2005
Andy Wallace at workHeadline

Andy Wallace at work

The author gets a high G load look at a top professional race driver plying his trade around VIR - one of the most challenging circuits in North America Special to Motorsport.com by Bill King It was mid-week at Virginia International Raceway,...

Fri 09 Sep 2005
A fast lap around VIR -- then and nowHeadline

A fast lap around VIR -- then and now

Special to Motorsport.com by Bill King Ed Lowther (1964) and EFR (2005) take you for a lap around the most challenging racetrack in the country -- and maybe the world. Ed Lowther (left) explains it all to the author, circa 1964. Photo...

Mon 04 Apr 2005
Bobby Labonte to race in Grand Am at BirminghamHeadline

Bobby Labonte to race in Grand Am at Birmingham

Exclusively for Motorsport.com by DC Williams 2000 Nextel Cup Champion Bobby Labonte has added the July 29-31 Grand American Rolex Series race at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala., to his 2005 Grand American Rolex Series race ...

Mon 07 Mar 2005
SunTrust two-for-two with win at HomesteadHeadline

SunTrust two-for-two with win at Homestead

Max Angelelli, driving the SunTrust Racing Pontiac Riley, held off several late-race surges by Butch Leitzinger to win the Grand Prix of Miami at the Homestead Miami Speedway. The gap between the two at the finish was 1.198 seconds, the second ...

Sat 05 Mar 2005
Darren Law lands pole at HomesteadHeadline

Darren Law lands pole at Homestead

Darren Law, driving the No. 58 Brumos Porsche Fabcar, lapped the 2.3-mile, 11-turn Homestead Miami Speedway road course in 1:15.433 (109.766 mph) to claim the pole for the Grand American Road Racing Association Rolex Sports Car Series Grand Prix...

Wed 09 Feb 2005
Taylor's Rolex 24 win a career highlightHeadline

Taylor's Rolex 24 win a career highlight

Was this a Rolex 24 "for the ages?" If you like SunTrust Racing, the team owned by veteran driver Wayne Taylor and run with his on-circuit partner Max Angelelli and, this year, with Emmanuel Collard in their ...

Mon 07 Feb 2005
4 car diary - Leitzinger completes his Rolex 24Headline

4 car diary - Leitzinger completes his Rolex 24

The Mopping Up Operation Continues By Bill King When Butch Leitzinger started his previous stint in The Boss Snowplow No. 4 Howard-Boss Motorsports Pontiac Crawford, he was well and truly in contention for the big trophy as 2005 Rolex 24 at ...

4 car diary - Rolex 24, Back in one pieceHeadline

4 car diary - Rolex 24, Back in one piece

Now Can We Make Up 18 Laps? By Bill King Normally at this point in the life of The Boss Snowplow No. 4 Howard-Boss Motorsports Pontiac Crawford, nobody but friends, family, drivers, crew and sponsors are paying any attention to your progress in...

Sun 06 Feb 2005
4 car diary - Rolex 24, Rocky Road for JohnsonHeadline

4 car diary - Rolex 24, Rocky Road for Johnson

Jimmie Johnson Spins to Avoid Errant Porsche By Bill King Jimmie Johnson inherited the lead-lap fruits of Elliott Forbes-Robinson's labors and set about to consolidate that position for The Boss Snowplow No. 4 Howard-Boss Motorsports Pontiac ...

4 car diary - Butch basks in the momentHeadline

4 car diary - Butch basks in the moment

EFR Back in the Saddle By Bill King Butch Leitzinger completed his brilliant early evening stint in the lead of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, turning The Boss Snowplow No. 4 Howard-Boss Motorsports Pontiac Crawford over to Elliott Forbes-Robinson on...

4 car diary - Rolex 24, Johnson in the huntHeadline

4 car diary - Rolex 24, Johnson in the hunt

Jimmie Johnson Acquits Well By Bill King On both his sets of fresh tires, Jimmie Johnson had The Boss Snowplow No. 4 Howard-Boss Motorsports Pontiac Crawford in the 1:49s for about three laps before the sticker edge wore off the Hoosiers. He...

4 car diary - We take the LeadHeadline

4 car diary - We take the Lead

First Driver Change By Bill King Just before the caution came out at Lap 62, Butch Leitzinger - overall race leader for the past half dozen laps - reported that his rear tires were going off on The Boss Snowplow No. 4 Howard-Boss Motorsports ...

Sat 05 Feb 2005
4 Car Diary - Rolex 24 Thursday afternoonHeadline

4 Car Diary - Rolex 24 Thursday afternoon

Butch 'splains it all to EFR By: Bill King It's the opening day of practice and qualifying for the 43rd running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. We're following one of the three Daytona Prototypes entered by Howard-Boss Motorsports in the crowded ...

Fri 04 Feb 2005
Pruett parades to pole at DaytonaHeadline

Pruett parades to pole at Daytona

Scott Pruett began his quest for a second consecutive Grand American Rolex Sports Car Daytona Prototype championship the same way he started last season: on pole position for the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Scott Pruett. Photo by Eric ...

Duno eyes Daytona 24 winHeadline

Duno eyes Daytona 24 win

Milka Duno has her eyes set on scoring victory in the Daytona Rolex 24 on Sunday, February 6th. The Venezuelan racer has class, including overall, wins in the Grand Am series, along with wins in other sportscar endurance series on her impressive...

Fri 28 Jan 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Newman readies for 24 hours in DaytonaHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Newman readies for 24 hours in Daytona

As the Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series prepares to begin its new season with upwards of 30 Daytona Prototypes on hand for the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the sanctioning organization took a few minutes to look at one special team with one special...

Tue 11 Jan 2005
Bill Oursler's Daytona Notebook - SundayHeadline

Bill Oursler's Daytona Notebook - Sunday

After three days of testing, about the only thing proved was that the outcome of next month's Grand American Rolex Series season opening Daytona Rolex 24 will be a crap shoot. In fact, so tight were the times that the top 14 Daytona Prototypes -...

Celebrating Milt MinterHeadline

Celebrating Milt Minter

There was no passing of a torch when Milt Minter died on December 23, 2004. Minter was an original. Known most particularly for his endurance drives in Porsche sports cars from the 60s to this current decade, Milt was one of those guys who could...

Mon 10 Jan 2005
SCC: Angelelli fastest in Daytona testingHeadline

SCC: Angelelli fastest in Daytona testing

Max Angelelli flew around the 3.56-mile road course at Daytona International Speedway to set the fastest time over three testing days for the upcoming Grand American Rolex Series season opener. ...