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.
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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.
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.
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 two American sportscar series are now under NASCAR, but the final decisions still need to be made prior to the on-track competition in 2014. Motorsport.com placed it fifth in our top five moments of the year.
Audi WEC and DTM works drivers will be busy in 2013, starting with the Audi R8s lineup for Grand-Am's Daytona 24H. Audi R18 E-tron will contest the 12 Hours of Sebring.