Bruce Martin, Special to Motorsport.com
Nancy Knapp Schilke
Mazda initially announced the build of its SKYACTIV-D clean diesel engine during the 2012 Le Mans race. The engine will be housed in their sporty Mazda6 with its first race in January at the Rolex 24 of Daytona.
Christian Fittipaldi raced with the team earlier this year for the season opener at Daytona International Speedway.
Porsche Motorsport North America press release
Pat Jennings, Grand-Am correspondent
Nancy Knapp Schilke
R.Ferri Motorsport and AIM Autosport announce GT effort in 2013: Max Papis and Jeff Segal to share driving duties in new Ferrari 458 Italia in Rolex GT series.
Team Chevy Racing press release
Ciaran Haggerty and his dad will be part of the Starworks team at the 2013 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. The young Scot will be in the team's paddock with not only Dalziel but also Scotsman McNish, Venezuelan Popow and Frenchman Bourdais.
Aussie NASCAR Sprint Cup Ford driver steps in to help the Grand-Am Ford Riley team during Grand-Am test days for the Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona. MSR team driver Ozz Negri sustained a leg injury during off-season training.
TRG-Aston Martin Racing launch multi-faceted factory-supported North American race program. Team will contest both the Grand-Am Rolex and ALMS series'; plus the Grand-Am CTSCC and the SCCA World Challenge.
The new Mazda6 will be the first diesel powered vehicle of any type to complete in the Rolex 24
Audi Sport factory driver Allan McNish heads to the USA for the “Roar Before The 24” testing in Daytona, Florida with the Starworks Motorsport team. The Scotsman is one of many racers worldwide that take on the January 24 hour race in a one-off...
Hurley Haywood will be seeing the 2013 Rolex 24 action from a different viewpoint – that of the Grand Marshal.
Once again TRG’s owner is ready for the future. Buckler takes chances but never on the track, and he always shines when new ideas change the face of racing. His new endeavor is the partnership Aston Martin Racing.
Allan McNish press release
Joe Jennings, Grand-Am Correspondent
Steve Bertheau avoided serious injury after a hard hit during yesterday's Grad-Am race at Road America
Joining Henrique Cisneros and Sean Edwards will be Porsche pilots Patrick Pilet and Kuba Giermaziak in the MOMO Porsche 911 GT3.
New year campaign with Audi Sport customer racing for the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge champions as they make their Rolex series 24 Hour debut with drivers Plumb, Biela, Winkelhock and Haase.