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Thu 24 Jan 2008
World's best flock to Daytona for 24-HourHeadline

World's best flock to Daytona for 24-Hour

Each year, the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series kicks off its season at the "World Center of Racing", Daytona International Speedway. The 46th annual Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona also ignites the global racing scene, with world-class drivers from ...

Thu 10 Jan 2008
IRL: Stephan Gregoire - The American FriendHeadline

IRL: Stephan Gregoire - The American Friend

Let's keep this between ourselves STEPHAN GREGOIRE: THE AMERICAN FRIEND By Christian Courtel (Auto Hebdo magazine, France) Stephan took his Rookie Test at Indy alongside Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet Unlike Sebastien Bourdais, who has ...

Wed 02 Jan 2008
TRG aims for Daytona 24 hours GT victoryHeadline

TRG aims for Daytona 24 hours GT victory

TRG will be well-equipped heading into next month's Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona. The Kevin Buckler-led team revealed its seven-car GT attack Friday, featuring a diverse lineup that includes four Porsche factory drivers as well as a mix of veteran...

Fri 11 Jan 2008
Pruett landed overall fast time at Daytona Test DaysHeadline

Pruett landed overall fast time at Daytona Test Days

The annual Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series offical Daytona Test Days concluded on Sunday with a familiar face on top of the time sheets. While some teams were trying to set an early mark for 2008, others were coming to grips of new developments...

Fri 27 Jun 2008
DC's the Aftermath of the Mid-Ohio ContestHeadline

DC's the Aftermath of the Mid-Ohio Contest

POST MID-O "Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?" - George Carlin (1937-2008) Such must've been especially true Saturday for Rolex Series drivers at Mid-O -...

Sat 19 Jan 2008
Derek Bell returns to the driver's seatHeadline

Derek Bell returns to the driver's seat

After getting seat time in a Daytona Prototype at the Daytona Test Days earlier this month, racing legend Derek Bell has now confirmed that he will race in this year's Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona. The three-time winner will share the No. 12 RVO ...

Sun 06 Jan 2008
Sun 16 Mar 2008
DC on the road - Cheever Group

DC on the road - Cheever Group

DC ON THE ROAD - CHEEVER IN CHARGE Indianapolis: This is the epicenter of North America's open-wheel racing, NHRA and - insofar as three Rolex Series teams are concerned - Daytona Prototypes. Excepting I-465 and I-865, no Interstate highways...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
Porsche statement on death of Bob Carlson

Porsche statement on death of Bob Carlson

PORSCHE LOSES A MOST DEAR FAMILY MEMBER - BOB CARLSON Bob, who turned 60 years-old this past October, had a significant influence as both a journalist and public relations professional in the automotive and motorsports worlds, particularly...

Wed 05 Nov 2008
DC's The Duality of Man

DC's The Duality of Man

The Duality of Man For those in the sportscar racing world who might also hold AARP memberships, Stanley Michael Hailwood is often remembered as the Formula One driver who, in an accident's aftermath during the 1973 South African Grand Prix F1...

Sun 20 Apr 2008
DC en MexicoHeadline

DC en Mexico

MIENTRAS QUE EN MEXICO, LLAMEME SOLAMENTE EN TELMEX After winning the Rolex 24 at Daytona and the GAINSCO Miami Grand Prix, it's quite possible the No. 01 Telmex Lexus-Riley of Scott Pruett and a nicely maturing Memo Rojas are looking to do what...

Tue 16 Dec 2008
Farnbacher Loles, Porsche preps for 2009 challengesHeadline

Farnbacher Loles, Porsche preps for 2009 challenges

Following last week's driver announcement from Flying Lizard Motorsports, fellow Porsche competitor Farnbacher Loles Racing confirmed that reigning American Le Mans Series GT2 co-champion and Porsche works driver Wolf Henzler will pair with 2007...

Fri 18 Jul 2008
DC's

DC's "It's high time"

FIGURING IT OUT About as surprising as the Sun also rising is that - if recent reports prove true - NASCAR will purchase the Grand American Road Racing Association, a sportscar and motorcycle race-sanctioning body. A lot of folks have long ...

Tue 29 Jan 2008
SpeedSource Mazda takes Daytona GT victoryHeadline

SpeedSource Mazda takes Daytona GT victory

SpeedSource came out on top of the GT category of the 46th Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona, the opening round for the 2008 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series. The No. 70 Mazda RX-8, driven by Sylvain Tremblay, Nick Ham, David Haskell and Raphael Matos, ...

Thu 09 Oct 2008
SCC: VIR II: BGB Motorsports race notes

SCC: VIR II: BGB Motorsports race notes

BGB CHAMPIONSHIP PUSH LASTS UNTIL FINAL MOMENTS OF 2008 (Ormond Beach, FL, USA - October 9, 2008) An already close championship got even closer during the final minutes of a fiercely contested Bosch Engineering 6 hour Koni Challenge Series...

Thu 31 Jan 2008
DC's 2008 Rolex 24 picks

DC's 2008 Rolex 24 picks

DC's 2008 ROLEX 24 PICKS An investigation was undertaken after a considerable number of e-mails made inquiry as to the whereabouts of my annual pre-race Role 24 picks. Frankly, this writer rarely checks his Motorsport.com posts because ...

Fri 12 Sep 2008
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Time for questions?

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Time for questions?

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram The key question at Spa: would the stewards have handed out the same 25-second penalty if the situation was reversed and Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen had used the momentum from cutting through a chicane to take the...

Sat 16 Aug 2008
DC's Making things happen

DC's Making things happen

MAKING THINGS HAPPEN Recently gathered at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala., for some congenial conversation and dinner were a racing-family's two generations: the older, having realized success as owner, driver and constructor but ...

Tue 30 Dec 2008
SCC: Meyer Motorsports news 2008-12-24

SCC: Meyer Motorsports news 2008-12-24

The Meyer Motorsports Koni Sports Car Challenge team took advantage of the 8 hour NASA Road Atlanta race to prepare for the season finale' 6 hour at VIR. "I know it's a long 9 months away, however we needed to test the longevity of our brakes, ...

Mon 10 Nov 2008
SCC: Kuno Wittmer awarded Bertrand-Fabi Memorial Trophy

SCC: Kuno Wittmer awarded Bertrand-Fabi Memorial Trophy

KUNO WITTMER AWARDED BERTRAND-FABI MEMORIAL TROPHY At the Quebec Motorsport Federation banquet Montreal, Quebec.-- Kuno Wittmer had a pretty busy racing calendar and a mostly winning one, ending the season with both third places in the ...

Sun 20 Jul 2008
DC's

DC's "Ain't No Sunshine" (thus far)

AIN'T NO SUNSHINE (thus far) LET THE SUN(Trust) SHINE IN The subject of sportscar's best-ever drivers recently arose in a conversation with a longtime, successful (by any racing measure) sportscar team owner. Out of the blue, he said, "Wayne...

Sat 30 Aug 2008
DC - On Knowing One Can't

DC - On Knowing One Can't

ON KNOWING ONE CAN'T You're reading a guy's writings who has been watching sportscar racing for so long that he can't remember when he saw his first race -- perhaps a first important memory, like Dan Gurney's Ford MKII sporting a "bubble" roof...

Thu 22 May 2008
DC chats with Wayne Taylor: SunTrust on fireHeadline

DC chats with Wayne Taylor: SunTrust on fire

SUNTRUST ON FIRE "Born under a bad sign I've been down since I began to crawl If it wasn't for bad luck I wouldn't have no luck at all." "Bad luck and troubles have been my only friend, I've been down ever since I was 10." "Born Under A Bad...

Tue 23 Sep 2008
Sat 20 Sep 2008
SCC: Utah Miller Motorsports Park Friday summary

SCC: Utah Miller Motorsports Park Friday summary

Zonta Takes Pole for SunRichGourmet.com 1000 at Miller Motorsports Park TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH (September 19, 2008) -- It's been a learning season for Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 rookie Ricardo Zonta, ...

Fri 02 May 2008
DC's VIR epilogue

DC's VIR epilogue

VIR EPILOGUE - BOSCH ENGINEERING 250 LEFTOVERS IT'S IN THE HEART Just as Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates' Lexus engine is being taken to task for Rolex Series wins, so too are the Toyota cars of Joe Gibbs Racing's Tony Stewart and Kyle...

Fri 13 Jun 2008
DC's after The Glen: Days like these, part I

DC's after The Glen: Days like these, part I

Days Like These, Part I "Nobody told me there'd be days like these; strange days indeed." (C Lenono Music) From a pole-sitting, all but "antique" SunTrust car that had been little more than a museum piece two weeks previous, to a brand ...

Fri 04 Jan 2008
Henri Zogaib joins SAMAX for Daytona 24H

Henri Zogaib joins SAMAX for Daytona 24H

Henri Zogaib targets success in return to Rolex 24 At Daytona SAMAX signs Zogaib, McNish, Luhr, and Rockenfeller for Rolex assault Daytona Beach, FL (2 January 2008)- Henri Zogaib accomplished a long-held dream as he crossed the finish line in...

Thu 09 Oct 2008
2009 Grand-Am Rolex Series schedule

2009 Grand-Am Rolex Series schedule

<pre> Grand-Am Rolex Series 2009 schedule Jan. 24-25 Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla. 24 hours TBD Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez Mexico City, Mexico 1000 kilometers April 26 ...

Tue 12 Aug 2008
SCC: Riley Technologies to build Camaro for GS class

SCC: Riley Technologies to build Camaro for GS class

Riley Technologies Selected to Build Camaro for KONI Challenge Turn-key racer from renown manufacturer brings Camaro racing legacy back to the fore Mooresville, NC (12 August 2008)-- The legion of Chevrolet Camaro fans will have a new place to...

Sat 15 Mar 2008
DC on the road - Wayne Taylor Racing

DC on the road - Wayne Taylor Racing

DC ON THE ROAD - WAYNE TAYLOR RACING, HARD AT WORK Wayne Taylor Racing can be summed-up nowadays as "hard at work." WTR is hard-at-work on their from-the-ground-up, completely new Dallara-built Daytona Prototype - powered by Pontiac in WTR's...

Sat 26 Jan 2008
Daytona 24: Henri Zogaib runs for KidsFinishFirst

Daytona 24: Henri Zogaib runs for KidsFinishFirst

Kids Finish First When World-Renowned Driver Takes the Track for Florida Children's Hospital Zogaib and Team Race for Victory on and off the Track at Rolex 24 January 25, 2008 -- Daytona Beach, FL - When race car driver Henri Zogaib puts on...

Sat 12 Jan 2008
DC's Rolex24 test days leftovers 1Headline

DC's Rolex24 test days leftovers 1

TEST DAY LEFTOVERS I MANAGING THE BEST "What we try to do is manage everything that is manageable" is how Bob Stallings characterized the transformation of his No. 99 GAINSCO Pontiac-Riley from a team compiling a number of near misses in 2006...

Thu 13 Nov 2008
DC's the Music at Daytona

DC's the Music at Daytona

When The Music's Over ... You know that old "Musical Chairs" thing, right? It's a game during the conduct of which a bunch of people gather together, form a circle around a bunch-of-chairs-less-one having a slightly smaller radius. As hokey...

Fri 04 Jan 2008
DC's 2007 DP season: Upon final review

DC's 2007 DP season: Upon final review

Grand-Am 2007 - UPON FINAL REVIEW GET BACK (January 28) - After compiling 668 laps, Rolex Series interlopers Salvador Duran and Juan Pablo Montoya join series regular and 2004 DP driving champ Scott Pruett to drive their No. 01 Chip ...

Sun 21 Dec 2008
SCC: 2009 Grand-Am Sports Car Challenge schedule

SCC: 2009 Grand-Am Sports Car Challenge schedule

<pre> 2009 schedule for the Grand-Am KONI Sports Car Challenge series. Date Track Location Jan. 22-23 Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla. March 13-15 ** Homestead-Miami Speedway ...