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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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 -...

Sun 06 Jan 2008
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 ...

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...

Fri 29 Aug 2008
Pruett's wild ride at New Jersey's new circuit

Pruett's wild ride at New Jersey's new circuit

PRUETT'S WILD RIDE Probably like a lot of folks, this reporter's cell phone is powered-up when the airplane's wheels hit the runway. Unlike a lot of folks - okay by me, though - there usually isn't a lot of action just waiting to happen when ...

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...

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...

Tue 09 Dec 2008
NJMP releases 2009 schedule
AMA

NJMP releases 2009 schedule

New Jersey Motorsports Park Releases Schedule for 2009 Season Calendar Features Seven Major Spectator Events, Opening with Grand-Am Weekend Millville, NJ -- December 8, 2008 -- New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP) announces the 2009 season...

Sun 21 Sep 2008
Utah: Race results

Utah: Race results

Pos Num Class CPos Drivers Team Car Laps Gap to 1st --- --- ----- ----- ---------------------------------------- ------------------------------ ---------------------...

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...

Tue 23 Sep 2008
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 ...

Mon 23 Jun 2008
SCC: Mid-Ohio: Subaru Road Racing Team race notes

SCC: Mid-Ohio: Subaru Road Racing Team race notes

Team Subaru Splashes to Repeat Mid-Ohio Race Win in Grand-Am KONI Challenge Race When the Ohio skies opened and a heavy thunderstorm blew through the area of the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course near Lexington on Sunday, the Subaru Road Racing Team...

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...

Tue 29 Jan 2008
Daytona 24: TRG race report

Daytona 24: TRG race report

TRG Takes Second, Third and Fourth in Rolex 24 At Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., January 27, 2008 -- TRG's seven-car Porsche assault on the 46th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona yielded GT class results of second, third and fourth behind the ...

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...

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 in New Jersey: What we do best

DC in New Jersey: What we do best

WHAT WE DO BEST This parent considers himself very fortunate to have two collegiate scholarship-winning, golf-playing daughters who - one or the other - all but won just about every junior tournament in which they competed. Still, every now...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Wright Motorsports Daytona24 driver lineup

Wright Motorsports Daytona24 driver lineup

Martien, Zacharias, Maassen and Pilet To Drive Wright Motorsports' Phillips Way Racing Porsche in Rolex 24; Martien's Appearance Is 50th Birthday Present BATAVIA, Ohio, Dec. 17 - Wright Motorsports owner John Wright is pleased to announce that...

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 ...

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 ...

Thu 09 Oct 2008
SCC: Final 2008 Driver standings

SCC: Final 2008 Driver standings

@>Grand Sport Pos Driver Points ---- ----------------------------------- ---------- 1. Joe Foster 248 = Scott Maxwell 248 3. Bret Seafuse ...

Fri 27 Jun 2008
Toyota announces TRD, TMS personel changes

Toyota announces TRD, TMS personel changes

TOYOTA ANNOUNCES TRD, TMS MOTORSPORTS MANAGEMENT CHANGES Smooth Transition Expected With New Titles and Expanded Roles TORRANCE, Calif. (June 27, 2008) -- Toyota announced today that effective July 1, Lee White will become president and general...

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...

Wed 17 Sep 2008
Utah: Matt Connolly Motorsports preview

Utah: Matt Connolly Motorsports preview

The Matt Connolly Motorsports team is still excited after back-to-back podium finishes in the Montreal and New Jersey rounds of the 2008 Grand Am Rolex GT season. The team is riding an excellent streak down the stretch with five Top-5's and three...

Tue 30 Dec 2008
TRG assembles five-car assault on Daytona24Headline

TRG assembles five-car assault on Daytona24

For years, TRG has been a force to be reckoned with on the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series scene. However, the Kevin Buckler-led squad puts most of its effort on the season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona, and 2009 is no exception. TRG has entered a...

Fri 22 Aug 2008
Sears Point: Chip Ganassi Racing preview

Sears Point: Chip Ganassi Racing preview

Scott Dixon and the No. 9 Target Honda Team (IRL) Stunning at Sonoma: In Dixon's three trips to Infineon Raceway, the Indianapolis 500 champion has tallied one pole and win for TCGR. He joins Marco Andretti, Tony Kanaan and Wheldon as the...

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...