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Mon 23 Dec 2002
Multimatic conducts first Ford Focus Daytona Prototype testing

Multimatic conducts first Ford Focus Daytona Prototype testing

TORONTO, Ontario (December 20, 2002) -- Multimatic conducted its first-ever testing of the Ford Focus Daytona Prototype this week with great success. The Canadian-based constructor first took the new Daytona Prototype to Kentucky Speedway for an...

G&W Motorsports' BMW Picchio Daytona Prototype conducts test

G&W Motorsports' BMW Picchio Daytona Prototype conducts test

ALTON, Va. (December 20, 2002) -- G&W Motorsports has hit the track with their BMW-powered Picchio DP2 Daytona Prototype. The team reports that testing is going well at Virginia International Raceway, having concluded initial shakedown work, wind...

Team Seattle racing for Children's Hospital at Rolex 24

Team Seattle racing for Children's Hospital at Rolex 24

SEATTLE, Wash. (December 19, 2002) -- Team Seattle, comprised of seven Seattle-area race car drivers, will contest the 2003 Rolex 24 At Daytona, February 1-2, as a benefit for Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle. The team...

Kyle Petty to team with Orbit Racing for third-straight Rolex 24

Kyle Petty to team with Orbit Racing for third-straight Rolex 24

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 18, 2002) -- Orbit Racing announced last week that NASCAR Winston Cup driver Kyle Petty will join the team for the third-straight year at the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Feb. 1-2. Petty will partner with Leo Hindery, Peter...

Thu 19 Dec 2002
Chevy engine approved for Daytona Prototypes

Chevy engine approved for Daytona Prototypes

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 17, 2002) -- The General Motors LS6 V8 used in the Chevrolet Corvette has been approved by Grand American Road Racing Association for use in the Daytona Prototypes class. The engine, submitted for approval by Total ...

Officials tour Barber Motorsports Park

Officials tour Barber Motorsports Park

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 16, 2002) - A group of Grand American officials visited Barber Motorsports Park last week to tour the facility and to begin planning for the Rolex Sports Car Series event scheduled for the weekend of May 16-18. Led...

SCC: Planet Earth Motorsports moves to Grand Sports II

SCC: Planet Earth Motorsports moves to Grand Sports II

Planet Earth Motorsports announces Grand Am Cup Grand Sports II campaign. North Canton, OH -- Planet Earth Motorsports announced today their transition from the Grand Sports I category to the Grand Sport II class. In 2002 the team accomplished...

BUSCH: Petty, Lepage to compete in Rolex 24

BUSCH: Petty, Lepage to compete in Rolex 24

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 18, 2002) -- The 41st anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona is quickly gaining a NASCAR feel as two stock car racing veterans have committed to compete in the Feb. 1-2 twice-around-the-clock endurance challenge. Kyle...

Sun 15 Dec 2002
SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup top fifteen, past winners

SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup top fifteen, past winners

PORSCHE CUP 2002 - TOP 15 FINISHERS Driver/Country Final Points Prize Money 1. Kevin Buckler (USA) 8,575 points $37,000 2. Michael Schrom (USA) 5,375 points $23,000 3. Stephane Ortelli (Monaco) 5,145 points $18,000 4. Randy Pobst ...

SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup report

SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup report

American Kevin Buckler wins Porsche Cup as world's most successful privateer; U.S. drivers grab unprecedented six of top seven positions. STUTTGART, Germany - December 12 - Kevin Buckler, from Novato, California, is the most successful private...

Buckler, Schrom finish one-two in Porsche Cup

Buckler, Schrom finish one-two in Porsche Cup

STUTTGART, Germany (December 13, 2002) -- Rolex 24 At Daytona GT winners Kevin Buckler, of Navato, Calif., and Michael Schrom, of Ghent, N.Y., were honored as the two most successful private Porsche racing drivers in the world this season with the...

Thu 12 Dec 2002
Buckler, Schrom take one-two 2002 Porsche Cup

Buckler, Schrom take one-two 2002 Porsche Cup

SONOMA, Calif. - Dec. 9, 2002 - It was announced Saturday that Kevin Buckler, team owner and driver for The Racer's Group, and co-driver Michael Schrom of Ghent, NY, took 1-2 in the prestigious 2002 Porsche Cup, an annual award given to the top ...

BUSCH: Kevin Lepage to join Heritage Motorsports at Daytona Rolex 24

BUSCH: Kevin Lepage to join Heritage Motorsports at Daytona Rolex 24

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (December 9, 2002) -- Heritage Motorsports announced today that NASCAR Winston Cup and Busch Series driver Kevin Lepage will join the driver lineup for the Heritage Motorsports ...

Mon 09 Dec 2002
Daytona Prototypes complete Daytona test

Daytona Prototypes complete Daytona test

Daytona Prototypes complete historic 28-straight hours of testing at Daytona. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 6, 2002) -- The crew and drivers of Brumos Racing celebrated in the pits of Daytona International Speedway on Saturday afternoon as David ...

Daytona Prototypes conclude test at Daytona Speedway

Daytona Prototypes conclude test at Daytona Speedway

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 7, 2002) -- A pair of Daytona Prototypes wrapped up the unique 34-hour endurance test on Saturday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway. The endurance test session began on Thursday with a six-hour session.

Daytona Prototypes day two of Daytona endurance test notes

Daytona Prototypes day two of Daytona endurance test notes

Daytona Prototypes keep going and going in 34-hour endurance test. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 6, 2002) -- The 34-hour endurance test for the Daytona Prototype continued on Friday at Daytona International Speedway as a pair of Daytona Prototypes...

Daytona Prototypes official day one Daytona test notes

Daytona Prototypes official day one Daytona test notes

Daytona Prototypes on track in 34-hour endurance test. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 5, 2002) -- A unique 34-hour endurance test for the Daytona Prototypes began on Thursday at Daytona International Speedway with two Daytona Prototypes preparing for...

Thu 05 Dec 2002
IPS: IRL: Miami Indy 300 tickets on sale

IPS: IRL: Miami Indy 300 tickets on sale

Indy Racing's Season Opener, Rolex Sports Car Series, and Infiniti Pro Series at Homestead-Miami Speedway; February 28 - March 2, 2003. MIAMI, FL (December 3, 2002) - Tickets are now on sale for the Miami Indy 300, the season-opener for the Indy...

G&W Motorsports to have private test at VIR

G&W Motorsports to have private test at VIR

ALTON, Va. (December 4, 2002) -- Cole Scrogham, President of G&W Motorsports, Inc. announced today that it will hold private testing for their new DP2 Daytona Prototype, powered by BMW, opting out of the Prototype test at Daytona International ...

Daytona Prototype testing begins at Daytona

Daytona Prototype testing begins at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 4, 2002) -- Grand American Road Racing Association will hold a one-of-a-kind 36-hour test session for the Daytona Prototypes at Daytona International Speedway this week. The Daytona Prototypes will be the premier...

Cegwa Sport to field Daytona Prototype in 2003

Cegwa Sport to field Daytona Prototype in 2003

Cegwa Sport to field Toyota-powered FABCAR Daytona Prototype in 2003. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 3, 2002) -- Cegwa Sport announced this week that it will field a Daytona Prototype in the Rolex Sports Car Series in 2003. The team has purchased...

Daytona Prototypes and the speedway prepare for first test

Daytona Prototypes and the speedway prepare for first test

DIS readies for 36-hour endurance test session for Daytona Prototypes. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. ¯ (Dec. 3, 2002) -- Daytona International Speedway welcomes the Daytona Prototypes this week in a one-of-a-kind 36-hour endurance test session in ...

SCC: Nuzzo Motorsports to campaign two Mini Coopers

SCC: Nuzzo Motorsports to campaign two Mini Coopers

GLEN HEAD, N.Y. (December 3, 2002) -- Nuzzo Motorsports announced today it will campaign two Mini Cooper S's in the Grand-Am Cup Series for the 2003 season. The cars will compete in Sport Touring I class and are currently in development. The team...

Tue 03 Dec 2002
Four drivers nominated for AARWBA All-American Team

Four drivers nominated for AARWBA All-American Team

Four Rolex Series drivers nominated for 2002 Auto Racing All-America Team. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 13, 2002) -- Four Rolex Sports Car Series drivers have been nominated for the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association's...

Sun 01 Dec 2002
SCC: Nissan 350 to contend 2003

SCC: Nissan 350 to contend 2003

New Nissan 350Z to challenge for Grand Am Cup title. Cincinnati, Ohio (November 22, 2002) Cincinnati based Schuitemaker Motorsports will campaign a new Nissan 350Z in the 2003 Grand American Cup Series. The car, which tested at Daytona during...

Fri 22 Nov 2002
2003 Rolex Series rulebook news

2003 Rolex Series rulebook news

2003 Rulebook goes to the printer. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 20, 2002) -- Grand American Road Racing Association has completed final editing of the 2003 rulebook and the files are being sent to the printer. The final text has been posted ...

Riley & Scott Mk 11 bodywork approved

Riley & Scott Mk 11 bodywork approved

Daytona Beach, Florida - 20 November, 2002 - Grand American Road Racing Association announced approval of the bodywork plans for the Riley & Scott Mk 11 Daytona Prototype. The company has two cars already under construction. "It's interesting...

Rand Racing 2002 season summary

Rand Racing 2002 season summary

2 and 10 Rand Racing capped a dream season in 2002 with two championships in the Rolex Sports Car Series SRPII class. Terry Borcheller won the class driver title and paced the rookie team to its first team championship. Rand Racing completed a...

Ford Focus Daytona Prototype to be displayed at Daytona USA

Ford Focus Daytona Prototype to be displayed at Daytona USA

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 19, 2002) -- The Ford Focus Daytona Prototype will be on display at DAYTONA USA beginning on Wednesday, November 20. The Daytona Prototype show car recently completed wind tunnel testing at Lockheed in Atlanta and is...

SCC: 2003 Grand-Am Cup rules released

SCC: 2003 Grand-Am Cup rules released

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 19, 2002) -- Grand American Road Racing Association has posted its 2003 rulebook for the Grand-Am Cup Series on its website at www.grandamerican.com/grandamcup/Rules_2003.html. Like the rest of the Grand American ...

Tue 19 Nov 2002
2003 TRD Prototype engine gets final approval

2003 TRD Prototype engine gets final approval

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 18, 2002) -- Grand American Road Racing Association has announced final approval and specifications for the Toyota Racing Development (TRD) 4.3 liter V8 engine for use in Daytona Prototypes. The TRD engine was...

Growth prompts staff reorganization

Growth prompts staff reorganization

Growth Prompts Grand American Staff Reorganization DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 18, 2002) -- Citing Grand American Road Racing Association's continued growth, President Roger Edmondson announced a staff reorganization today that will help guide...

SCC: Daytona III: HRPWorld.com finale notes

SCC: Daytona III: HRPWorld.com finale notes

HRPWorld.com Racing takes win and championship at Daytona International Speedway. With the Championship on the line, the HRPWorld.com Racing effort took the battle to the Daytona International Speedway for a six hour race on the high banks of...

SCC: Daytona III: Villaconn Motorsport finale notes

SCC: Daytona III: Villaconn Motorsport finale notes

Villaconn helps bring Manufacturers Crown to BMW. "We'll, we didn't do it after all" explained Matt Connolly following the Grand Am Cup 6-Hour Finale at Daytona. "Even if our pit stop was perfect and all the wheels stayed on, I still don't think...

SCC: Daytona III: Darren Law race report

SCC: Daytona III: Darren Law race report

Law has busy, victorious weekend at Daytona finale. DAYTONA BEACH, FL (November 18, 2002) - Darren Law was by far the busiest driver on the track at the Dark Dog Grand American Finale at Daytona International Speedway. At some point throughout...