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Tue 28 Dec 2004
Drivers earn All-American Team

Drivers earn All-American Team

Three Rolex Series Drivers Earn First Team All-America Honors DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 17, 2004) -- The Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series is well represented on the prestigious American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association ...

The Racer's Group announce Daytona entries

The Racer's Group announce Daytona entries

six-car fleet The Racer's Group (TRG) will field six Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars in the 2005 Rolex 24 At Daytona. The fleet will be driven by a talented international group. TRG team owner Kevin Buckler of Sonoma, Calif., will join 2004 ...

DP champions week: Papis, Pruett

DP champions week: Papis, Pruett

Champions Week: Max Papis & Scott Pruett DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 24, 2004) -- When the vaunted Chip Ganassi Racing empire announced that Scott Pruett and Max Papis would drive its No. 01 CompUSA-sponsored Lexus Riley for the 2004 season,...

GT champions week: Bill Auberlen

GT champions week: Bill Auberlen

Champions Week: Bill Auberlen DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 23, 2004) -- Bill Auberlen enjoyed a record season in 2004, as the California driver set seven records in the Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series. Sharing the No. 21 PTG BMW M3...

Darren Law Porsche Cup notes

Darren Law Porsche Cup notes

Law Finishes 6th Overall in 2004 Porsche Cup Points December 24, 2004 Phoenix, Arizona - Endurance racing standout Darren Law of Phoenix, Arizona completed his 2004 race season by finishing 6th in the world Porsche Cup points race. The...

SGS champions week: Lally, Bunting

SGS champions week: Lally, Bunting

Champions Week: Andy Lally & Marc Bunting DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 22, 2004) -- In motor racing, one will often hear drivers say, "to finish first, first you must finish." Another widely used adage is something on the order of, "if I can't...

Chris Bingham new team announcement

Chris Bingham new team announcement

Grand-Am Champion To Return in 2005 CB Motorsports / DLGL to debut new Lexus-Riley Daytona Prototype Former two-time Grand-American Road Racing Association GTS class driver's Champion Chris Bingham has just announced that a new team will enter...

Ford Racing, Multimatic teleconference (part 3)

Ford Racing, Multimatic teleconference (part 3)

Continued from part 2 Q: Greg stated he obviously has quite a bit of interest in continuing to run throughout the year with the program at possibly Barber and Watkins Glen. Do you also have that same interest in bringing these drivers ...

Ford Racing, Multimatic teleconference (part 2)

Ford Racing, Multimatic teleconference (part 2)

Continued from part 1 Q: In 2005, you'll be driving in the Rolex 24, then you'll be driving for Roush Racing in NEXTEL Cup, then the Busch Series. Do you feel the more the driver competes the more competitive he is? GREG BIFFLE: I think...

Ford Racing, Multimatic teleconference (part 1)

Ford Racing, Multimatic teleconference (part 1)

Following is the transcript of the December 21st media teleconference with Greg Biffle, Scott Maxwell and Larry Holt. Biffle and Maxwell will join NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Champions Kurt Busch and Matt Kenseth in driving the No. 49 Crown Royal Ford ...

Ford Racing, Multimatic announce Daytona entry

Ford Racing, Multimatic announce Daytona entry

Ford Racing, Multimatic Enter 'Team Of Champions,' Featuring Roush Racing NASCAR Drivers in Rolex 24 DEARBORN, Mich., December 21, 2004 - Call it the "Team of Champions." That's an appropriate name for the new Crown Royal ...

All star team set for Daytona

All star team set for Daytona

There was a time when most race car drivers crossed over from one discipline to another but, in recent years that sort of activity has become an anomaly. Specialization appears to be abating with stars from NASCAR's Nextel Cup Series, who are ...

SCC: Craig Stanton honored at Porsche Banquet

SCC: Craig Stanton honored at Porsche Banquet

LONG BEACH, Calif., December 21, 2004 -- Bringing to a close his most successful season of professional sportscar racing, Craig Stanton was honored by Porsche this past weekend in Weissach, Germany. Stanton was named runner-up for one of the most...

Tue 21 Dec 2004
SCC: Craig Stanton receives special awards

SCC: Craig Stanton receives special awards

Craig Stanton Named 2004 Rising Star LONG BEACH, Calif., December 15, 2004 -- Craig Stanton has been given the unique distinction of earning two 2004 TheRaceSite.com awards this week. The 2004 Grand-Am Cup Grand Sport (GS) champion earned Rising...

Phoenix ProMotions celebrates anniversary

Phoenix ProMotions celebrates anniversary

Phoenix ProMotions Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Seventh Driver Championship Phoenix ProMotions has become a force to be reckoned with in Grand American competition. The most entered team in the history of Grand American competition; the team...

News, notes and quotes 2004-12-17

News, notes and quotes 2004-12-17

Rolex Roundup - December 17, 2004 News, Notes & Quotes from the Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 17, 2004) -- The Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series is well represented on the prestigious American ...

Oswaldo Negri recieves special honor

Oswaldo Negri recieves special honor

Michael Shank Racing's Oswaldo Negri Named "Rising Star" (17 December 04)-- 2004 Michael Shank Racing driver Oswaldo Negri was recently named as the "Grand American Daytona Prototype Rising Star" in a survey of Grand American teams and...

Matteo Bobbi signs with Doran Racing

Matteo Bobbi signs with Doran Racing

The American Dream Comes True For Matteo Bobbi Today, Matteo Bobbi signed a contract, which will see him competing in the American Grand-American Rolex Series. The Milanese driver will be a member of Kevin Doran's team, Doran Lexus, the...

Doran Racing signs Gollin, Bobbi for 2005

Doran Racing signs Gollin, Bobbi for 2005

Gollin, Bobbi Sign with Doran Racing for 2005 Rolex Series LEBANON, Ohio, Dec. 15 - Doran Racing is pleased to announce that it has signed the champions of the last two FIA GT world championships to drive one of its DORAN JE4s in the complete...

Wed 15 Dec 2004
SCC: TheRaceSite.com announces 2004 awards

SCC: TheRaceSite.com announces 2004 awards

TheRaceSite.com Announces 2004 Award Winners TheRaceSite.com asked all season long teams, all officials, and a long list of members of the media to vote on the 2004 TheRaceSite.com awards. The results have been tabulated and the final awards...

Derek Bell named Grand Marshal for Daytona 24

Derek Bell named Grand Marshal for Daytona 24

Derek Bell Named Grand Marshal For The 43rd Anniversary Of The Rolex 24 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 14, 2004) -- Derek Bell, a three-time Rolex 24 At Daytona champion and one of the most popular drivers in international sports car racing history,...

Sat 11 Dec 2004
Papis to receive Caschi D'Oro award

Papis to receive Caschi D'Oro award

Daytona Prototype Co-Champion Papis to Receive Prestigious Caschi D'Oro Award in Italy This Weekend DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 10, 2004) -- Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype co-champion Max Papis will return to ...

Frisselle brothers signed by Synergy Racing

Frisselle brothers signed by Synergy Racing

Synergy Racing Inks Deal with Frisselle Brothers to Pilot Rx.com Daytona Prototype ALTON, Va. (December 9, 2004) -- Synergy Racing announced today it has signed a deal with brothers Burt and Brian Frisselle to pilot the Rx.com No. 81 BMW...

G&W Motorsports changes name to Synergy Racing

G&W Motorsports changes name to Synergy Racing

Introducing Synergy Racing: New Name, New Look, New Approach to Motorsports ALTON, Va. (December 9, 2004) -- G&W Motorsports owner Cole Scrogham announced a major transformation to his race team today. Scrogham explained the team's ...

Synergy Racing names Technical Director

Synergy Racing names Technical Director

Grossenbacher Joins Synergy Racing as Technical Director ALTON, Va. (December 9, 2004) -- Synergy Racing team owner Cole Scrogham announced today that Gary Grossenbacher has joined the team in the role of Technical Director. Grossenbacher has ...

Hyper Sport announces entry for 2005

Hyper Sport announces entry for 2005

Hyper Sport Adds To Growing Grand-Am Daytona Prototype Field 2005 Atlanta, Georgia, Thursday, December 9, 2004. Today, Atlanta-based Hyper Sport announced plans to add two more Daytona Prototype entries to the rapidly growing Grand American...

New engine manufacturer announced for 2005

New engine manufacturer announced for 2005

Infiniti Joins Ranks of Rolex Sports Car Series Engine Manufacturers with New Daytona Prototype Program INDIANAPOLIS (December 9, 2004) -- One of the world's leading luxury car manufacturers has joined the Rolex Sports Car Series, as officials...

Bell Motorsports adds Tracy to Daytona 24 lineup

Bell Motorsports adds Tracy to Daytona 24 lineup

Tracy to Join Kodak EasyShare Team for Rolex 24 at Daytona FORT WORTH, Dec. 8 - After inviting 2003 Champ Car World Series champion Paul Tracy to participate in a tire test at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Fla. last week, Bell...

Michael McDowell Homestead test notes

Michael McDowell Homestead test notes

A Milestone for McDowell A Milestone for McDowell December 6, 2004 - Charlotte, North Carolina - Michael McDowell reached a milestone in his career last week. This with the first test in the car that will serve as proof that he has made it to...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Barber, Tracy teleconference transcript (part 3)

CHAMPCAR/CART: Barber, Tracy teleconference transcript (part 3)

Continued from part 2 Q: Paul, you mentioned the issue of the heat inside the car. You pride yourself on your conditioning. Will your workouts change any to try to upgrade that conditioning level to reach the need to survive this...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Barber, Tracy teleconference transcript (part 2)

CHAMPCAR/CART: Barber, Tracy teleconference transcript (part 2)

Continued from part 1 Q: With this blockbuster lineup you have, you kind of hedged about how much you're going to drive. Are you serious you may not drive at all? You only drove one lap last year, as I recall. FOREST BARBER: Indeed. I...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Barber, Tracy teleconference transcript (part 1)

CHAMPCAR/CART: Barber, Tracy teleconference transcript (part 1)

Rolex Series Teleconference Transcript December 8, 2004 Forest Barber Paul Tracy NATE SIEBENS: Good afternoon, Ladies and Gentlemen. Thank you for joining us for today's Rolex Sports Car Series media teleconference. We have an exciting ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy enters closed wheel world at DaytonaHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Tracy enters closed wheel world at Daytona

The only type of car Paul Tracy has driven with a roof on top is one of his myriad street machines but that will change with the 2005 running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway. Paul Tracy. Photo by Linda Rydell. Tracy,...

RACE: SCC: 2004 Porsche U.S champions

RACE: SCC: 2004 Porsche U.S champions

Porsche Wins Drivers, Manufacturers Titles With All Road Racing Sanctioning Bodies Including IMSA, SCCA and Grand American Series ATLANTA - December 8 -- Porsche Motorsport North America customers won championships in every major racing series...

New engine, team and team name change revealed

New engine, team and team name change revealed

For the first time in series history, the Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series utilized the mammoth Performance Racing Industry show in Indianapolis today to introduce new teams and engines for the upcoming 2005 season. Primary among the ...

Wed 08 Dec 2004
CR Crews tested for Bell Motorsports

CR Crews tested for Bell Motorsports

CR Crews Tests Daytona Prototype for Bell Motorsports HOMESTEAD, Fla., Dec. 6 -- CR Crews was offered the opportunity of a lifetime last week at an official Grand American Rolex Series test day at Homestead-Miami Speedway here when Bell ...

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