John Pew led the Michael Shank Racing effort on Saturday with a fast lap time of 1:22.651-seconds at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
First practice for the GRAND-AM inaugural event at Kansas Speedway saw top teams lay down fast laps.
Kansas Speedway will host the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series for the first time on Saturday night. In the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge, Plumb and Longhi can clinch the GS title in Kansas City.
F1, IZOD IndyCar Series veteran to compete for Doran Racing in Brickyard Grand Prix
The native Brazilian, who calls Miami home, will be taking part in the Mack Cycle International Triathlon in Miami this weekend. Ozz will at the Brickyard Grand Prix.
Battling leg cramps, Christian Fittipaldi kept the Action Express Racing Corvette SP in front for his and Joao Barbosa’s second consecutive Grand-Am Rolex Series win. Stevenson Motorsports won the GT class.
In the 16-car GT field, the rain held off and a first-time pole winner emerged as Robin Liddell set the fastest time on the Watkins Glen road course.
Starworks Motorsport adds IndyCar racer Sébastien Bourdais and sportscar ace Pierre Kaffer to their lineup for the GRAND-AM Rolex Series endurance race at Watkins Glen.
IZOD IndyCar Series Glen winner rejoins team to partner with Yacaman. Wilson has made six GRAND-AM Daytona Prototype starts with Michael Shank.
Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge returns to action.
Max Papis takes GT pole in R. Ferri/AIM Motorsport Ferrari
Both Corvette and Ford teams want the home victory but BMW Riley's Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas hold the points lead heading into Detroit.
Ryan Dalziel showed the form that helped Starworks Motorsport to the FIA WEC LMP2 title and second place in the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series last year.
There is no down time for Michael Shank Racing as the team plans to continue to work and improve the program ahead of the GRAND-AM race in Detroit the weekend after Memorial Day.
Magnus Racing Porsche, Scuderia Corsa Ferrari to start on GT front row. CTSCC qualifying also scrubbed due to weather.
GRAND-AM makes maiden visit to Road Atlanta this weekend; however quite a few of the series drivers have raced at the historic circuit in Georgia
Gustavo Yacaman and Antonio Pizzonia are in the #6 Michael Shank Racing Ford-Riley, while John Pew has a new teammate in the #60 as Michael Valiante subs for Ozz Negri
The event will mark Michael Shank Racing’s 200th entry in Daytona Prototype competition.
Ozz Negri is still recovering from his leg injury he sustained during the off-season. MSR named Michael Valiante to contest the next two events in the Rolex Grand-Am series.