Archive for January, 2014

P1 not a race class, the 1st Porsche FOUND!

P1 not a race class, the 1st Porsche FOUND!

News, Walt's Words January 30, 2014 at 11:17 pm

The first Porsche built by Ferdinand, in 1898,was found in Austria in a warehouse since 1902 and now on its way to Stuttgart and the Porsche Museum. Would you believe it was a Hybrid! Well not really, but was an electric vehicle. The three-horsepower P1 (above), a glorified carriage weighingRead More

Tim Bell Racing Performs Well in Daytona Debut with Nissan 370Z

Tim Bell Racing Performs Well in Daytona Debut with Nissan 370Z

Continental Sports Car Challenge January 30, 2014 at 11:41 am

First-ever race for team brings progress Mooresville, NC (30 January 2014) After publicly launching the team with an event at Daytona Nissan, Tim Bell Racing made its competition debut at Daytona International Speedway last weekend as the team fought back from a mid-race setback to take the checkered flag withRead More

Marsal Doubles in Daytona

Marsal Doubles in Daytona

Continental Sports Car Challenge, News January 28, 2014 at 11:40 pm

3rd on Friday and 2nd on Sunday as Marsal impresses in LMPC debut Daytona Beach, Fla. (28 January 2014) -Michael Marsal got his 2014 racing season off to a remarkable start as the young racer took podium finishes in both his races at Daytona International Speedway this weekend. After openingRead More

Walt’s Weekly – Rolex 24 at Daytona Results

News, TUDOR United SportsCar Series, Walt's Words January 27, 2014 at 10:02 pm

A new series and season started and its first race finished. I hope if you were not there, you watched the race. There was great racing except for the unfortunate horrific accident of Memo Gidley Prototype hitting the rear of the stopped Ferrari of Matteo Malucelli which has been releasedRead More

Action Express Racing Returns to Rolex 24 Victory Lane

Action Express Racing Returns to Rolex 24 Victory Lane

News, TUDOR United SportsCar Series January 26, 2014 at 11:27 pm

Huge double result as sister Action Express Racing/Millennium Corvette DP entry finishes third in historic sports car race Daytona Beach, Fla. (26 January 2014) – When the future came knocking, Action Express Racing was ready to answer the door as the team returned to Gatorade Victory Lane at Daytona InternationalRead More

Spirit of Daytona Racing Takes Fourth in 2014 Rolex 24

Spirit of Daytona Racing Takes Fourth in 2014 Rolex 24

News, TUDOR United SportsCar Series January 26, 2014 at 11:21 pm

Valiante lead finishing Canadian driver in historic event Daytona Beach, Fla. (26 January 2014) – Spirit of Daytona Racing took a strong first step in the opening round of the 2014 IMSA Tudor United SportsCar Championship with a run to fourth place in the 2014 Rolex At Daytona with theRead More

Michael Shank Racing Takes EcoBoost to the Finish in Rolex 24 At Daytona

Michael Shank Racing Takes EcoBoost to the Finish in Rolex 24 At Daytona

News, TUDOR United SportsCar Series January 26, 2014 at 11:48 am

Daytona Beach, Fla.  (26 January 2014) –  There was no shortage of effort, but the effort fell short of expectations for Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian as the team completed 599 laps of the Daytona International Speedway in the 52nd running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona this weekend. DriversRead More

Near-Perfect Ending to Taylor Story at Rolex 24

News, TUDOR United SportsCar Series January 26, 2014 at 11:38 am

Wayne Taylor’s Return To Drive with Angelelli and Sons Ricky and Jordan Results in Runner-Up Finish, Helps Corvette to Historic Sweep of Top-Four Positions Date: Jan. 26, 2014 Event: 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona (Round 1 of 12) Series: Prototype division of the Tudor United SportsCar Championship Location:  Daytona (Fla.)Read More

Action Express Racing Driver Comments – Rolex 24 At Daytona

Action Express Racing Driver Comments – Rolex 24 At Daytona

News, TUDOR United SportsCar Series January 26, 2014 at 11:34 am

Daytona Beach, Fla. (26 January 2014)- Action Express Racing won the 2014 Rolex 24 At Daytona with drivers Joao Barbosa, Christian Fittipaldi, and Sebastien Bourdais driving the No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP to victory on Sunday. Underscoring the strong team performance, the sister No. 9 Action Express Racing/MillenniumRead More

Walt’s Weekly – Rolex 24 at Daytona

TUDOR United SportsCar Series, Walt's Words January 25, 2014 at 10:05 pm

Today, January 25th is the day that starts a new season of racing with the Rolex 24 hours at Daytona and the Tudor United SportsCar Championship. The lineup: (1st name is qualifying driver) (P) Prototype 1: Gurney/Fogarty/Gidly/Law #99 Corvette DP 2: Westbook/Valiante/Rockenfeller #90 Corvette DP 3: Fittipaldi/Barbosa/Bourdais/Friselle #5 Corvette DPRead More