The "Thrill from Westhill" Paul Tracy is speaking with a team about running a Daytona Prototype before the year is out and on into the future.
Scottish driver Ryan Dalziel is taking to the track for the 24 Hours of Le Mans in an SRT Viper GTS-R, hoping for another class win at the premier event.
Jim France will give the green flag to the field for the 90th anniversary 24 Hours of Le Mans, following in his father's footsteps, Bill France Jr. who gave the green flag to the field in the 1976 edition of the race.
This Strategic Alliance will lead to a close collaboration between the ACO and United SportsCar Racing to promote, develop and reinforce endurance racing in North America.
A. J. Foyt had to forgo his role as the 2012 grand marshal for the Rolex 24 last year, but the former winner at Daytona was present for this year’s event. As usual – except for a few topics – Foyt was willing to give his opinion and thoughts.
Daytona Prototype and Prototype 2 top the initial class structure in 2014 under what will be the new sportscar series of the future. Also mentioned was the Prototype Challenge class plus the GT classes, of course, and the DeltaWing.
The two American sportscar series are now under NASCAR, but the final decisions still need to be made prior to the on-track competition in 2014. Motorsport.com placed it fifth in our top five moments of the year.