Shaking down MSR's new Ford/Riley was Valiante's focus, but setting fastest lap was a bonus. The new Park Place Porsche was the best in the GT class, while the Napleton Porsche led the new GX class.
Michael Shank Racing targets return to victory lane at Daytona with two car effort and a strong driver line up.
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.
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.
Super Sub will continue teamwork with Sarrazin, Potolicchio in No. 3 Corvette DP
Hacquard, Jones score first career victories for i-Moto after penalty to Valiante in ST
Win by Wayne Taylor Racing in the season finale at Lime Rock Park capped the championship-winning effort by the seven Corvette DP teams.
MSR's Michael Valiante was the fastest Ford in the Rolex 24 at Daytona qualifying.
The team now looks forward to the home race and the Diamond Cellar Classic at Mid-Ohio in two weeks’ time.
Stephane Sarrazin was piloting the No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette DP and in eighth place when engine trouble ended the team’s day with just 44 minutes remaining.
8Star announced July 17 the signing of inaugural Brickyard Grand Prix winner and four-time Champ Car World Series driver Sebastien Bourdais to drive its No. 4 Chevrolet Corvette DP.
Teammates Negri, Pew and Allendinger reunite again for the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Marcos Ambrose may also join the effort.
The defending Daytona 24H champions picked up right where they left off. The team led 5 of 8 testing sessions at Daytona this weekend.
As the defending champions, Spirit of Daytona Racing is no stranger to Mid-Ohio victory lane and would love nothing more than to spray the victory champagne from atop the podium once again.
The two-hour and 45-minute race resulted the No. 4 car finishing 5th and the a 10th place result for the No. 3 car.
The event will mark Michael Shank Racing’s 200th entry in Daytona Prototype competition.
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