John Fogarty pole establishes Daytona Prototype track record in inaugural sports car race at Circuit of the Americas.
At least two Texas-based race teams are eager to demonstrate their driving skills in front of their “home town” fans for the first time.
The inaugural sports car race at Circuit of The Americas first in the Lone Star state for GAINSCO Auto Insurance and the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series.
Law and the BSR Corvette-powered DP finished 7th after an electronic failure took away a podium finish.
Solid early race performance thwarted by electrical woes; Alex Gurney, Jon Fogarty, Memo Gidley and Darren Law charge from last to seventh by the finish.
No. 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance Corvette advances from eighth as race hits the five-hour mark.
Alex Gurney, No. 99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing Corvette Daytona Prototype (DP), met with members of the media at Daytona International Speedway following his first driving stint in the Rolex 24 At Daytona.
No. 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance Corvette second fastest Chevy in Daytona Prototype field.
Richard Westbrook was the top Corvette qualified with the fifth fastest time.
Alex Gurney, Jon Fogarty, Memo Gidley and Darren Law seek to deliver first Rolex 24 win in No. 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance Corvette Daytona Prototype
Law is the only driver to have competed in every Grand-Am Rolex series race since the series started.
Alex Gurney, Jon Fogarty, Memo Gidley and Darren Law all get ample laps in No. 99 Corvette Daytona Prototype.
Alex Gurney, Jon Fogarty, Memo Gidley and Darren Law turn first laps of 2013 in No. 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance Corvette Daytona Prototype Friday at the Roar Before the Rolex 24 .
The teams faced 150-degree track temperatures in the second day of testing at Indianapolis.
Mechanical gremlins continue to affect Fogarty and Gurney's efforts.
Joe Jennings, Grand-Am Correspondent