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Fri 06 Jul 2007
DC's Mid-Summer's Night Song

DC's Mid-Summer's Night Song

A MID-SUMMER'S NIGHT SONG As a kid -- and we're talking more years ago, actually more decades ago than I really care to compute -- and attending a runnin' of "The 24," I'd take a late-night hike to the Daytona International Speedway grandstands...

Sat 15 Dec 2007
Eric Curran raced in Thunderhill 25H event

Eric Curran raced in Thunderhill 25H event

Eric Curran 3rd in Class at 25 Hours of Thunderhill SPEED World Challenge and GrandAm winner joins factory MER Mazda MX-5 program for the 25hr event, takes 3rd in class. Easthampton, MA - The versatile Eric Curran added another tough event to...

Fri 21 Sep 2007
DC's That's a wrap

DC's That's a wrap

SPEED's Brian Till closed out the Rolex Sports Car Series awards banquet late Monday at Las Vegas' The Venetian with, "That closes the 2007 season." This journalist disagrees, because last weekend's Sunchaser 1000 race will be next year's "Race ...

Fri 20 Apr 2007
DC's Teacher or impudent? You decide

DC's Teacher or impudent? You decide

TEACHER OR IMPUDENT? YOU DECIDE. Scott Pruett heads into next week's Rolex Series race at Virginia International Raceway holding a scant one-point lead in the 2007 Rolex Series Daytona Prototype driving championship. On the receiving end...

Mon 05 Mar 2007
DC's En Mexico

DC's En Mexico

There's the Rolex 24 and, with the exception of Watkins Glen I and Miller Motorsports Park, there's the rest of the season. That's 11 races where the rules are different. Not the rules of play, per se, as the rules of how it's played - all staying...

Mon 13 Aug 2007
DC's moto postscript - Watkins Glen II

DC's moto postscript - Watkins Glen II

LOOKING AHEAD OR JUST LOOKING? NASCAR Nextel Cup champions Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon hung out during the Crown Royal 200's Rolex Series Daytona Prototype race, bouncing between the pits of their respective "favorite" Daytona Prototype ...

Mon 04 Jun 2007
Edmondson comments on France Jr's death

Edmondson comments on France Jr's death

Statement from Grand-Am President Roger Edmondson on the passing of Bill France, Jr. "The passing of Bill France Jr. is a huge loss to the international motorsports world and particularly to all of us at Grand-Am and in the North American...

Sat 24 Mar 2007
DC'S Homesteading DP

DC'S Homesteading DP

HOMESTEAD -- Remember Frank Purdue? He was the rather unusual-looking chap whose head was flanked by somewhat larger-than-usual ears (looked a lot like a certain, now-bobbed Nextel Cup champ, come to think about it) framing a somewhat, ...

Tue 15 May 2007
SCC: Davy Jones to compete at Laguna Seca

SCC: Davy Jones to compete at Laguna Seca

American Racing Legend Davy Jones Returns to Sports Car Roots Genoa, NV (May 15, 2007) Davy Jones, one of seven Americans to win the Historic 24 Hours of Le Mans, will return to one of his favorite tracks, Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway this ...

Sat 10 Feb 2007
Bryce Miller joins Farnbacher Loles

Bryce Miller joins Farnbacher Loles

Miller Joins Farnbacher Loles for 2007 Racer Confident of Championship Challenge Following a successful and much publicized debut at the Daytona 24 Hours this past month, representatives for the rising American race star Bryce Miller have ...

Sat 27 Jan 2007
Daytona 24: Starting lineup

Daytona 24: Starting lineup

Pos Num Class Drivers Team Car --- --- ----- -------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------ -------------------- 1. 99 DP Fogarty, Gurney,...

Wed 28 Nov 2007
SCC: Scott Schroeder 2007 season review

SCC: Scott Schroeder 2007 season review

Rookie Year in Koni Challenge Only The Beginning... November 27, 2007 - As another one of open-wheel racing's sports-car converts, 19-year old Californian Scott Schroeder came in to TRG's 2007 Koni Challenge assault with a fresh attitude ...

Fri 26 Jan 2007
This IS Wed., Isn't It?

This IS Wed., Isn't It?

DC's ROLEX 24 PICKS: DP Where in heck does one start to pick this year's Rolex 24 best? Years ago, when there was no such thing as a Daytona Prototype, picking three or four outstanding cars out of three or four outstanding cars ...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
DC's leftovers - Daytona test notes

DC's leftovers - Daytona test notes

LEFTOVERS - ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA TEST NOTES DURAN ES MUY EXCELENTE Hired for a one-off run at the Jan. 27-28 45th Rolex 24 At Daytona, Salvator Duran was driving the No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing With Felix Sabates (CGRWFS) Lexus Riley around the...

Wed 01 Aug 2007
Montreal: Sigalsport BMW preview

Montreal: Sigalsport BMW preview

LUGGAGE EXPRESS TEAM SIGALSPORT WON'T BE LOST IN TRANSLATION WHEN THEY RACE IN MONTREAL THIS FRIDAY! Los Angeles, California, July 30, 2007 - Bill Auberlen and Matt Alhadeff, who just finished tenth at Barber Motorsports Park, will race their ...

Tue 18 Dec 2007
Stevenson Motorsports names Daytona 24 lineup

Stevenson Motorsports names Daytona 24 lineup

BryanMark Financial Group And Gunnar Jeannette Join Stevenson Team For The 2008 Rolex 24 Hours Of Daytona BryanMark To Continue Sponsorship Into the 2008 Grand-Am Season With the new Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown ...

Fri 01 Jun 2007
IRL: Homestead-Miami Speedway staff changes

IRL: Homestead-Miami Speedway staff changes

HOMESTEAD-MIAMI SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES STAFF CHANGES TO CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS DEPARTMENT HOMESTEAD, FL (June 1, 2007) -- Homestead-Miami Speedway recently re-modeled its Corporate Partnerships team and facility growth initiatives with former ...

Sun 04 Feb 2007
DC's Outside Rearview Mirror

DC's Outside Rearview Mirror

Reflecting On The 45th Rolex 24 The 45th Rolex 24 At Daytona was so crowded that more than a few media types were grateful they had the credentials to get in. Those who didn't were otherwise shut out from Daytona International Speedway's ...

Thu 01 Nov 2007
Jason Workman signs with V-Pack Motorsport

Jason Workman signs with V-Pack Motorsport

WORKMAN TO DRIVE FOR V-PACK MOTORSPORT IN 2008 Flowery Branch, GA November 1, 2007: Christmas came early for Jason Workman. With the 2007 season still fresh in his racing memory, Workman is pleased to announce plans for 2008. He has signed...

Thu 12 Jul 2007
DC's Daytona in July post script

DC's Daytona in July post script

DC's ROLEX SERIES POST SCRIPTS BRUMOS PORSCHE 250 Jon Fogarty (No. 99 Gainsco Pontiac-Riley), Jorg Bergmeister (No. 23 Ruby Tuesday) and Memo Rojas (No. 01 Telmex Lexus-Riley) briefly tangled between Daytona International Speedway's second and...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
Just trying to fit in

Just trying to fit in

Alex Job Racing tried just about everything possible to stuff Jorg Bergmeister into its No. 23 Ruby Tuesday Porsche-Crawford at the Rolex Series' Dec. 5-6 Homestead-Miami Speedway test. Ultimately, "I just didn't fit," the 2006 Daytona Prototype...

Thu 06 Dec 2007
SCC: New Jersey event confirmed for 2008

SCC: New Jersey event confirmed for 2008

Grand-Am Confirms Labor Day Weekend Events at New Jersey Motorsports Park for 2008 Season DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 6, 2007) -- Grand-Am officials confirmed today a Labor Day weekend feature event at Thunderbolt Raceway at New Jersey...

Tue 04 Dec 2007
Penske-Taylor Racing form team for Daytona 24H entry

Penske-Taylor Racing form team for Daytona 24H entry

PENSKE-TAYLOR RACING TO FIELD NO. 9 TOSHIBA PONTIAC RILEY WITH ALL-STAR DRIVER LINEUP AT 2008 ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA Kurt Busch, Helio Castroneves and Ryan Briscoe Join Forces for 24-Hour Endurance Classic INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 3, 2007) -- Wayne ...

Thu 08 Nov 2007
IRL: Watkins Glen 2008 celebration

IRL: Watkins Glen 2008 celebration

WATKINS GLEN TO CELEBRATE 60 YEARS OF ROAD RACING IN 2008 NASCAR Busch East Added to Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen Weekend in June Celebrate the Fourth of July with the IndyCar Series NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series Return in ...

Sat 15 Dec 2007
Krohn Racing, Proto-Lola test notes 2007-12-13

Krohn Racing, Proto-Lola test notes 2007-12-13

Proto-Auto Commences Lola Testing for 2008 Season Proto-Auto completed the first Lola Daytona Prototype chassis test for the customer Krohn Racing this week. Representatives from Proto-Auto, Lola Cars and Krohn Racing conducted initial testing...

Sat 27 Jan 2007
Daytona 24: Scott Pruett - Lexus interview

Daytona 24: Scott Pruett - Lexus interview

Lexus driver Scott Pruett talks Rolex 24 MODERATOR: Talking with Scott Pruett, a six-time Rolex 24 at Daytona winner and the driver of the Telmex/Target Lexus-Riley, as we head into Saturday's Rolex 24 at Daytona. Pruett is a multiple class...

Wed 24 Jan 2007
The 45th Rolex 24 at Daytona - History's Best?

The 45th Rolex 24 at Daytona - History's Best?

The 45th Rolex 24 At Daytona -- History's Best? Can you believe it? The Rolex 24 At Daytona is nearly here. It took a call from Kevin Doran wanting to play a little pre-race golf this week - and subsequent repeated assertions on his part -...

Sat 06 Oct 2007
SCC: VIR: GS practice two times

SCC: VIR: GS practice two times

Pos Num Class Team Time Gap To 1st Speed --- --- ----- ------------------------------ ---------- ------- ------- ------- 1. 49 GS Marcus Motorsports 2:05.057 94.133 2. 91...

Sun 02 Sep 2007
DC's Shorts - Labor Day weekend

DC's Shorts - Labor Day weekend

DC's SHORTS Just in time for extra, lazy Labor Day reading, these aren't your usual "shorts." DEMPSEY, ESPENLAUB AND FOSTER STEP UP Hyper Sport regulars Joe Foster, Charles Espenlaub and Patrick Dempsey will launch their 2008 ...

Wed 28 Feb 2007
Pierre Ehret 2007 plans

Pierre Ehret 2007 plans

Pierre Ehret starts again for Farnbacher Racing Pierre Ehret is going to start for Farnbacher Racing the upcoming season. Once again he will compete in different sports car categories. Ehret already took part in the 24 Hour Race at Daytona...

Tue 27 Nov 2007
IRL: Mid-Ohio 2008 schedule announced

IRL: Mid-Ohio 2008 schedule announced

DIVERSE SCHEDULE ON-TAP FOR MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR COURSE IN 2008 DUBLIN, Ohio (November 27, 2007) -- Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will boast seven major events in 2008, featuring the finest in open-wheel, sports car, motorcycle, historic and...

Sat 27 Jan 2007
Stewart ready for another run at Rolex 24Headline

Stewart ready for another run at Rolex 24

Love him or loathe him, Tony Stewart is one of this era's most talented and versatile race car drivers. His accomplishments speak for themselves: two NASCAR Nextel Cup championships, an IRL IndyCar Series title, multiple USAC crowns, and countless...

Women work for Rolex 24 hour win

Women work for Rolex 24 hour win

Rolex 24 Weekend to Feature Three Female Drivers The driving power attracted to race in the Rolex 24 at Daytona is directly proportional to the number of times the endurance classic is run. If you slept through your high school math courses and...

Thu 11 Oct 2007
SCC: Darren Law Petit and VIR recap

SCC: Darren Law Petit and VIR recap

Road Atlanta/VIR Double Header Weekend Keeps Darren Law in Porsche Cup Contention It was a busy weekend of racing for Porsche endurance racer Darren Law, as he competed in the American Le Mans Series Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta and the...

Sun 15 Apr 2007
SCC: Homestead: Valerie Limoges race notes

SCC: Homestead: Valerie Limoges race notes

Limoges enjoys run at the front in Homestead Despite impressive run up front, lack of luck keeps Limoges from converting first pole position into first win Homestead, FL (15 April 07)- Valerie Limoges made the most out of her first career KONI...

Fri 01 Jun 2007