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Will Ferrari cap off its 60th Anniversary year in North America with a championship three-peat?
Ferrari scores its second consecutive GT-class manufacturer championship. Alessandro Balzan and Scuderia Corsa win Rolex Series driver and team championships.
Balzan, Keen lead Scuderia Corsa Ferrari to first GT victory in the Grand-Am Rolex series. Mazda wins again in GX
Ferrari 458 Italia of Tagliani and Jeff Segal paces both Friday practices before winning second pole of the season for SFP Grand Prix.
Pinch-hitter Tagliani leads GT qualifying in R.Ferri/AIM Motorsports Ferrari 458. Long scores fifth GX pole in SpeedSource Mazda
Kansas Speedway will host the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series for the first time on Saturday night. In the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge, Plumb and Longhi can clinch the GS title in Kansas City.
The No. 69 AIM/FXDD Ferrari took its most recent win at Road America in 2012 and ran better throughout the day than its final result would indicate in this year’s race.
Kenny Wilden qualified sixth on Friday but will advance one position as another car had its time disallowed after a violation in post-qualifying inspection.
No. 61 R.Ferri/AIM Ferrari adds Kenny Wilden to team with Jeff Segal; No. 69 AIM/FXDD Ferrari of Emil Assentato and Anthony Lazzaro wants to match 2012 win
The Rolex Sports Car Series head to Road America with Alex Popow and Ryan Dalziel holding the Grand-Am points lead in the Daytona Prototype class.
Ferrari’s first 2013 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series win is fourth for the 458 Italia, all with Segal.
"The Team West/Alex Job Racing crew did a great job in the pits and with the car all weekend" - Townsend Bell
Second consecutive podium and third of the year keeps the No. 69 AIM/FXDD Ferrari team and drivers in the thick of GRAND-AM Rolex Sports car series GT championship.
Action Express, Stevenson Motorsports win second straight Sahlen’s Six Hours Miller, Nunez, Terada take one for Mazda In GX.
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.
Action Express Corvette drivers Barbosa and Fittipaldi did everything they needed to in today’s Rolex Grand-Am race. Marsh Racing added to Chevrolet's celebration with the GT class win.
Edwards out front in bid for fourth consecutive GT win for Stevenson. In the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge, Buford, Combs lead record-breaking qualifying session in Lexington, Ohio.
Both Corvette and Ford teams want the home victory but BMW Riley's Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas hold the points lead heading into Detroit.
The No. 69 AIM Autosport Team FXDD Racing with Ferrari F458 won last year’s GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series GT Championship and has moved off to a strong title defense so far in 2013.
It had been a long time since Alex Gurney and Jon Fogarty last won a Rolex Sports Car Series race – Montreal in 2011 to be exact. Saturday, all the stars aligned for the two-time DP champs, who scored a popular home-state victory for GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing in the inaugural GRAND-AM race at Circuit of The Americas.
Teammate Emil Assentato less fortunate after crashing the sister car No. 69 AIM/FXDD Ferrari in practice.
Two-time and reigning GT champ set for first success with new teammate Max Papis in the AIM/R.Ferri Ferrari in Saturday’s GRAND-AM of The Americas.
Two-time and reigning GT Champ finds footing with new R.Ferri AIM Motorsport Racing with Ferrari team and co-drivers Max Papis and Rolex 24 teammates Giancarlo Fisichella and Toni Vilander.
The No. 69 AIM/FXDD F458 scores team’s first Rolex 24 Podium while No. 61 R.Ferri Aim Motorsport Racing with Ferrari F458 runs fast laps in debut.
No. 69 AIM/FXDD qualifies 10th and set to race with Assentato, Lazzaro, Longhi and recent addition Wilkins while No. 61 AIM/R.Ferri Ferrari qualifies 12th with Segal, Papis, Fisichella and Vilander
Two-time reigning GT Champ set for debut race this weekend with R.Ferri AIM Motorsport Racing with Ferrari
Mark Wilkins to join No. 69 AIM/FXDD Ferrari lineup with Assentato, Lazzaro, Longhi and Cosmo; No. 61 AIM/R.Ferri Ferrari debuts with Segal, Papis, Fisichella and Vilander
The three day testing program with the AIM Autosport FXDD Racing With Ferrari teams completes preparation for the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
NASCAR’s Bowyer quickly up to speed in AF-Waltrip Ferrari 458. APR was the fastest of the Audis. Porsche claim the top three speeds during testing.
No. 69 AIM/FXDD Ferrari ninth fastest as debuting No. 61 AIM/R.Ferri Ferrari improves in every session
Two-time GT Champ drove the new No. 61 R.Ferri AIM Motorsport Racing with Ferrari F458 and the worked with his new co-drivers and teammates in preparation for 51st Annual Rolex 24 At Daytona.
No. 69 AIM/FXDD Ferrari Cracks Top-10; Debuting No. 61 AIM/R.Ferri Ferrari continues debut development.
The two-time GT Champ begins 2013 with teammates Papis, Fisichella and Vilander; and AIM/R.Ferri partnership at Daytona International Speedway Roar Before the Rolex 24 testing
Assentato, Lazzaro, Longhi and Cosmo are in the No. 69 Ferrari F458; Segal and Papis to be joined by Fisichella and Vilander in the No. 61 Ferrari F458 for this year's round the clock event.
Cosmo will remain behind the wheel of a Ferrari as he co-drives with Assentato,Lazzaro and Longhi
The American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association made their selection for the drivers who competed in an American-based series. Antron Brown and Jack Beckman led the list of the of NHRA choices.
AIM Autosport and R.Ferri Motorsport join forces for "Racing with Ferrari" in 2013. Driver lineup is now official for the AIM FXDD #61 and #69 Ferrari 458 Italia GT cars.
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.
Pat Jennings – Grand-Am Correspondent