Archive for December, 2013

Spirit of Daytona Racing Signs Valiante and Westbrook for 2014 TUDOR Championship Campaign as DTM Champion Mike Rockenfeller Joins for Rolex 24

Spirit of Daytona Racing Signs Valiante and Westbrook for 2014 TUDOR Championship Campaign as DTM Champion Mike Rockenfeller Joins for Rolex 24

News, TUDOR United SportsCar Series December 31, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Daytona Beach, Fla.  (31 December 2013) – Looking to return to the team’s winning ways, Spirit of Daytona Racing has signed Michael Valiante and Richard Westbrook as full-season drivers for the team’s 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship campaign. Spirit of Daytona Racing will open the season with the the RolexRead More

CRC Industries Returns to IMSA with Michael Shank Racing

CRC Industries Returns to IMSA with Michael Shank Racing

News, TUDOR United SportsCar Series December 30, 2013 at 7:06 pm

Pataskala, Ohio (30 December 2013) – Michael Shank Racing is pleased to announce a new marketing and technical partnership with CRC Industries for the 2014 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season. The team will carry branding from CRC Industries as well as put a wide range of products from CRCRead More

Stevenson Motorsports Set for 2014 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Campaign

Stevenson Motorsports Set for 2014 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Campaign

Continental Sports Car Challenge December 23, 2013 at 12:11 pm

Strong Line Up with Lally, Davis, Bell, and Liddell Jacksonville, North Carolina (23 December 2013) – With an outstanding driver line up set to pilot two team Chevrolet Camaro entries, Stevenson Motorsports is pleased to announce its return to IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series (CTSCC) competition in 2014. TheRead More

FIA Land Speed Records Commission Homologates Michael Shank Racing’s Two World Speed Records

FIA Land Speed Records Commission Homologates Michael Shank Racing’s Two World Speed Records

News, TUDOR United SportsCar Series December 20, 2013 at 12:17 pm

Daytona Beach, Fla. (20 December 2013)  – The 10-kilometer and 10-mile speed runs by Colin Braun in the Michael Shank Racing Ford EcoBoost/Riley Daytona Prototype at Daytona International Speedway in October have been homologated by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) Land Speed Records Commission as official world records. BraunRead More

Walt’s Weekly

News, TUDOR United SportsCar Series, Walt's Words December 16, 2013 at 9:50 pm

The Tudor United SportsCar Championship has started with testing and balance of performance setting. Balance of performance is the way that they adjust the cars all to be equal or close for competition among the race teams. This is done with weight and air intake into the engine. Next upRead More

Level 5 Launches Ferrari GTD Program

Level 5 Launches Ferrari GTD Program

News, TUDOR United SportsCar Series December 16, 2013 at 1:41 pm

Welcomes Bill Sweedler, Townsend Bell Madison, Wis. — On the heels of the formation of its new customer racing program, Level 5 Motorsports has announced an expansion to the GT Daytona (GTD) class of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship for next year. The Madison, Wis.-based organization, which recently claimed itsRead More

Walt’s Weekly – Sunday, Sunday, Sunday!

Walt's Words December 14, 2013 at 9:48 pm

NO this Not Sunday Night Football! Because of extreme work load and unfortunate family issues, I have not been able to be on the website. However, starting Sunday Nights, I will be having new racing information and some surprise driver and team interviews in the future. So is you canRead More

Walt’s Weekly – Sunday, Sunday, Sunday

NO this is not Sunday football, this is Walt’s Weekly. Unfortunately because of extreme work hours and family issues in the past 2 months, I have not been on the website. Now you will have an update every Sunday night of the racing news! See you Sunday night or MondayRead More

John Pew and Ozz Negri Ready For 2014 Campaign With Michael Shank Racing

John Pew and Ozz Negri Ready For 2014 Campaign With Michael Shank Racing

News, TUDOR United SportsCar Series December 9, 2013 at 11:31 am

*In a season with new rules and new races, team taps continuity in driver line-up *Rolex 24 At Daytona launch on January 25, 2014 *Pew+Negri over 7,000 laps as co-drivers, looking to build on that in new Championship Pataskala, Ohio (9 December 2014) – Michael Shank Racing is pleased toRead More

Quick Response from Coyote Yields New DP for Spirit of Daytona Racing

Quick Response from Coyote Yields New DP for Spirit of Daytona Racing

News, TUDOR United SportsCar Series December 2, 2013 at 12:16 pm

Daytona Beach, Fla. (2 December 2013) – After a setback in testing, Spirit of Daytona Racing got a welcome boost from chassis manufacturer Coyote Cars when the Daytona Beach-based squad was able to secure an all-new chassis on short notice. The team, which was the first to debut the ChevroletRead More