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Fri 05 Dec 2008
Penske Racing, Porsche team up for 2009

Penske Racing, Porsche team up for 2009

Penske Racing and Porsche Team Up For 2009 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series MOORESVILLE, N.C. (December 4, 2008) -- Penske Racing today announced that the organization will campaign the No. 7 Penske Porsche Riley Daytona Prototype in the 2009 ...

Lexus drivers named to AARWBA All-America team

Lexus drivers named to AARWBA All-America team

LEXUS DRIVERS TAKE HOME FIRST-TEAM ALL-AMERICAN HONORS; PRUETT, ROJAS HONORED BY WRITERS AND BROADCASTERS TORRANCE, Calif. (December 3, 2008) -- Lexus-powered drivers Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas capped off a memorable season by being selected ...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
Mark Wilkins wins award

Mark Wilkins wins award

Accolades from Canadian Automobile Sport Clubs; Mark Wilkins awarded the North American Cup Woodbridge, Ontario - November 30, 2008: The Canadian Automobile Sport Clubs - Ontario Region presented a number of awards and trophies at their...

Tue 25 Nov 2008
SunTrust Racing announces engine manufacturer change

SunTrust Racing announces engine manufacturer change

SunTrust Racing To Be Powered by Ford No. 10 SunTrust Dallara Team of Wayne Taylor Racing announces Engine Manufacturer Change for 2009 Rolex Series Season ATLANTA (Nov. 24, 2008) -- The No. 10 SunTrust Dallara Daytona Prototype of Wayne...

Thu 20 Nov 2008
Honda engine approved for DP competition

Honda engine approved for DP competition

Since its inception in 2003, the Daytona Prototype category of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series has seen its share of competition. While today, many teams have opted for the Riley Technologies MkXX chassis, there has been a great diversity ...

Tue 18 Nov 2008
Margraf Racing receives approval for DP Honda engine

Margraf Racing receives approval for DP Honda engine

Honda Engine Approved For Grand-Am Rolex Series Competition Margraf Racing, working in conjunction with Comptech USA, has successfully completed the approval process of a Honda engine for use in Daytona Prototypes of the Grand-Am Rolex...

MAZDASPEED drivers test Daytona Prototype at Daytona

MAZDASPEED drivers test Daytona Prototype at Daytona

MAZDASPEED: Promotion From Within MAZDASPEED Ladder Drivers Try Out for Rolex 24 At Daytona November 18, 2008 (Irvine, Calif.). Sylvain Tremblay has a "good problem". He is seeking to lead the SpeedSource Castrol Mazda RX-8 team to a...

Sat 15 Nov 2008
Homestead-Miami Speedway 2009 news

Homestead-Miami Speedway 2009 news

2009 at Homestead-Miami Speedway: Five Championships to be Crowned Motorsports History: Five Championships to be Crowned at Homestead-Miami Speedway in 2009 IndyCar, Grand-Am finales set for Oct.10; NASCAR returns Nov.20-22 MIAMI--In a...

Fri 14 Nov 2008
Joel Miller November Daytona test summary

Joel Miller November Daytona test summary

Joel Miller tests SpeedSource Mazda RX-8 November 13, 2008 (Hesperia, CA) -- Joel Miller took his first steps in a sports car this past Tuesday at Daytona International Raceway while driving the No. 70 MAZDA RX-8 for SpeedSource. The test was a...

Series Daytona November test, day two

Series Daytona November test, day two

Grand-Am Rolex Series November Test Days at Daytona International Speedway -- Day 2 Notebook Penske brings two cars to test; Alegra lineup includes da Matta, Dalziel; Banner Racing will defend title with one GT car DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov....

Daytona Int'l Speedway notes on Kurt Busch

Daytona Int'l Speedway notes on Kurt Busch

NASCAR Star Kurt Busch Takes Detour To Daytona International Speedway For Rolex 24 At Daytona Testing DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 12, 2008) -- Kurt Busch flew to Homestead-Miami Speedway on Wednesday but first made a quick detour to Daytona ...

Thu 13 Nov 2008
DC's the Music at Daytona

DC's the Music at Daytona

When The Music's Over ... You know that old "Musical Chairs" thing, right? It's a game during the conduct of which a bunch of people gather together, form a circle around a bunch-of-chairs-less-one having a slightly smaller radius. As hokey...

Wed 12 Nov 2008
TRG adds Bryan Silas to Daytona 24H lineup

TRG adds Bryan Silas to Daytona 24H lineup

Stock Car Standout, Bryan Silas, Joins TRG for the 2009 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona Petaluma, CA- On August 30th, 2008, Bryan Silas made his first Grand-Am start in the No. 40 Carlsen Porsche/TRG Porsche 997 at New Jersey Motorsports Park's ...

Series Daytona November test, day one

Series Daytona November test, day one

Grand-Am Rolex Series November Test Days at Daytona International Speedway -- Day 1 Notebook Three-time Rolex 24 winner Wallace happy, Valiante pleased with Pirellis, SpeedSource tests 10 drivers DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 11, 2008) - Forty...

Tue 11 Nov 2008
Jeff Segal November Daytona test preview

Jeff Segal November Daytona test preview

Segal Ready to Get A Fast Start on 2009 (Daytona Beach, FL) 11 November 2008--2007 KONI Challenge Champion Jeff Segal knows that even in endurance racing, a quick start can be key. So it's no surprise that Segal is looking forward to getting...

Mon 10 Nov 2008
SCC: Kuno Wittmer awarded Bertrand-Fabi Memorial Trophy

SCC: Kuno Wittmer awarded Bertrand-Fabi Memorial Trophy

KUNO WITTMER AWARDED BERTRAND-FABI MEMORIAL TROPHY At the Quebec Motorsport Federation banquet Montreal, Quebec.-- Kuno Wittmer had a pretty busy racing calendar and a mostly winning one, ending the season with both third places in the ...

Thu 06 Nov 2008
Krohn Racing announces Daytona 24H plans

Krohn Racing announces Daytona 24H plans

Krohn Racing Announces Plans For 2009 Rolex 24 At Daytona Grand-Am Race Krohn Racing returns to the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series for the Rolex 24 At Daytona in 2009 for its fourth time as an independent race team of owner/driver Tracy ...

Michael Valiante joins Michael Shank Racing

Michael Valiante joins Michael Shank Racing

Michael Valiante Joins Michael Shank Racing Proven winner to co-drive with Rolex's newest race winner Pew in No. 6 Michael Shank Racing Ford-Riley (Columbus, OH) 6 November 2008- After a break-out 2008 Rolex Sports Car Series season, which saw...

Series November test days preview

Series November test days preview

New Penske, Childress entries among 18 Daytona Prototypes to Test Next Week at Daytona International Speedway Two-day session features Kurt Busch, Patrick Dempsey preparing for the 2009 Rolex 24 At Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 6, 2008) -...

TRG joins forces to aid children

TRG joins forces to aid children

Guardian Angel Motorsports and TRG Join Forces for the Children of Boston GAM and TRG to raise money for children Boston, Mass., -- Guardian Angel Motorsports (GAM) and TRG have GAM wings joined forces with Children's Hospital Boston to...

Wed 05 Nov 2008
DC's The Duality of Man

DC's The Duality of Man

The Duality of Man For those in the sportscar racing world who might also hold AARP memberships, Stanley Michael Hailwood is often remembered as the Formula One driver who, in an accident's aftermath during the 1973 South African Grand Prix F1...

Tue 04 Nov 2008
SunTrust Racing signs Brian Frisselle

SunTrust Racing signs Brian Frisselle

FRISSELLE JOINS ANGELELLI IN 2009 As SunTrust's Rolex Series Co-Driver ATLANTA (Nov. 3, 2008) -- Brian Frisselle, the 24-year-old American who scored a pair of breakthrough Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series victories this past August, has joined...

AIM Autosport names 2009 driver lineup

AIM Autosport names 2009 driver lineup

Frisselle and Wilkins return in the No 61 Ford Riley; Burt Frisselle returns to AIM Autosport for 2009 season Woodbridge, Ontario - November 03, 2008: AIM Autosport announced today that Mark Wilkins is back at the wheel of the No. 61 Ford Riley...

Sun 02 Nov 2008
DC at Daytona - Worthless testHeadline

DC at Daytona - Worthless test

Worthless Test The 2008 Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 season came to an end with the final Miller Motorsports Park 1000k and, barely four weeks later, roughly 25 of the same cars (give or take) assembled at ...

Thu 30 Oct 2008
Series October Daytona test notebook, day three

Series October Daytona test notebook, day three

Grand-Am Rolex Series October Test at Daytona -- Day 3 Notebook Penske Racing tests new car, Forsythe enters Rolex Series with Coyote, Brumos brings two cars DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 29, 2008) - After three days of the October Test...

Tue 28 Oct 2008
Spirit of Daytona Racing Daytona test 2008-10-27

Spirit of Daytona Racing Daytona test 2008-10-27

Carmichael, Pridmore, and Russell Test With Spirit of Daytona Racing Porsche V8-Coyote put through paces with two-wheel aces this week at DIS DAYTONA, FL, 27 October- Spirit of Daytona Racing is looking to get a fast start to the 2009 Rolex ...

SCC: Compass360 Racing Mosport test summary

SCC: Compass360 Racing Mosport test summary

COMPASS360 RACING HAS SUCCESSFUL MOSPORT TEST Bowmanville, Ontario -- While Grand-Am's Rolex teams were en route to Daytona for the October test days, Compass360 Racing spent some time doing testing of their own at Mosport International ...

Series October Daytona test notebook, day two

Series October Daytona test notebook, day two

Grand-Am Rolex Series October Test -- Day 2 Notebook Kyle Petty runs in afternoon, former Rolex 24 winner Bouchut returns to track, Taylors team up in Beyer Motorsports car DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 28, 2008) - Day two of the ...

Mon 27 Oct 2008
Series October Daytona test notebook, day one

Series October Daytona test notebook, day one

Grand-Am Rolex Series October Test -- Day 1 Notebook Krohn to Ford power, AIM Autosport tests second car, motorcycle stars join Spirit of Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 27, 2008) - Twenty-four cars were on hand for the first...

Fri 24 Oct 2008
SCC: Matt Plumb pleased with 2008 season

SCC: Matt Plumb pleased with 2008 season

Matt Plumb Makes Impressive Rookie Run in Daytona Prototypes Not bad in KONI, either... 24 October 2008-- After working his way up thorough the open-wheel ranks and years of strong performances in a variety of touring and GT class categories,...

Daytona October three-day test preview

Daytona October three-day test preview

Penske, Forsythe Set for Next Week's Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series Testing at Daytona International Speedway; Three-day test the first of several Rolex Series tests leading up to 2009 Rolex 24 At Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 23, 2008) -...

Orbit Racing Daytona October test preview

Orbit Racing Daytona October test preview

Orbit Racing Set for Daytona Grand-Am Test and the 2009 Rolex 24 at Daytona Riviera Beach, Florida (October 23, 2008) -- Orbit Racing is pleased to announce its participation in next week's Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series test at Daytona ...

Wed 15 Oct 2008
SCC: VIR II: James Gue race notes

SCC: VIR II: James Gue race notes

Grand Am Koni Challenge - Dramatic Season Finale in VIR 6 Hour Alpharetta, Ga - This past weekend, October 3rd-5th was the 10th round and final round of the Grand-Am Koni Challenge Series at Virginia International Raceway, located in Danville ...

Sat 11 Oct 2008
SpeedSource 2008 season reflections

SpeedSource 2008 season reflections

SpeedSource 2008 Season Successful in So Many Ways The SpeedSource No. 70 Castrol Syntec Mazda RX-8 GT clinched 3rd place in the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series GT driver, team, and manufacturer championships at the season ender 7-hour race at...

Fri 10 Oct 2008
SCC: VIR II: Billy Johnson race notes

SCC: VIR II: Billy Johnson race notes

Johnson finishes top 10 in points for his first GS season. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 10, 2008) - In his first season of Grand-Am Koni Challenge Gran Sport (GS), Billy Johnson drove for two different teams, in three different cars, with five ...