Archive for January, 2018

the 56th Rolex 24 hours of Daytona is History!

the 56th Rolex 24 hours of Daytona is History!

News, Weathertech Sportscar Championship January 28, 2018 at 3:56 pm

  Chip Ganassi Racing wins his 200th race with the Ford GT team take 1st and 2nd place in GTLM and Corvette in 3rd. In Prototype there was many problems with the right rears blowing out and causing damage to many cars including the 2017 winner, Wayne Taylor Racing pullingRead More

Spencer Pumpelly Joins Magnus Racing for Rolex 24

Spencer Pumpelly Joins Magnus Racing for Rolex 24

News, Weathertech Sportscar Championship January 26, 2018 at 10:46 am

Kinda, But Not Really, Spencer Pumpelly Joins Magnus Racing for Rolex 24 at Daytona… DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 26, 2017)- In a move that can only be described as convenient, Magnus Racing will add one more winning element to this weekend’s Rolex 24 at Daytona lineup, with two-time champion SpencerRead More

WeatherTech Racing Ready for 24 hours of Daytona

WeatherTech Racing Ready for 24 hours of Daytona

News, Weathertech Sportscar Championship January 24, 2018 at 8:25 pm

  Preparation of mind, body and car keys to success   WeatherTech Racing is ready for the 56th running of the Rolex 24 Hour At Daytona and to get the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship underway this weekend at Daytona International Speedway.   Drivers Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, ILL.), Alessandro Balzan (Italy),Read More

Risi Competizione readies 2 cars for Rolex

Risi Competizione readies 2 cars for Rolex

News, Weathertech Sportscar Championship January 24, 2018 at 7:58 pm

  RISI COMPETIZIONE READIES FOR TWO-CAR EFFORT WITH STELLAR DRIVER LINEUP FOR 56TH ANNUAL ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA Risi Competizione Ferrari 488 GTLM No. 62: Toni Vilander (FIN)                                                                                   James Calado (GBR)                                                                                   Alessandro Pier Guidi (ITA)                                                                                   Davide Rigon (ITA)   Risi Competizione Ferrari 488 GTD No.Read More

Team TGM Heads to DAYTONA!

Team TGM Heads to DAYTONA!

Weathertech Sportscar Championship January 24, 2018 at 7:48 pm

TeamTGM Heads to Daytona for the BMW Endurance Challenge PDF Here Braselton, Ga. (22 January 2018) – With a new year comes new changes, and that is particularly true for TeamTGM in 2018 as the team looks forward to the four-hour IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge season-opener at Daytona InternationalRead More

TODAY! The Rolex 24 hours of Daytona! TODAY TV!

TODAY! The Rolex 24 hours of Daytona! TODAY TV!

News, Weathertech Sportscar Championship January 24, 2018 at 7:43 pm

With 20 Prototype, 9 GT Le Mans and 21 GT Daytona cars there will all types of action to watch! Watch these international drivers from GT, NASCAR, IndyCars, F1 series all look for the win and that Rolex ! I prefer being there but there are times when you can’t, soRead More

RIP – Dan Gurney 1931-2018

News January 22, 2018 at 8:41 pm

  It is a sad day when one of our racing legends leaves us quietly! I met Dan and son Alex several years ago at the 24 hours of Daytona and what a gentleman! He just was everything you would want from a race legend and that he was! TheRead More

Walt’s Words 01/01/2018

Walt’s Words 01/01/2018

Walt's Words January 1, 2018 at 12:06 pm

Well it has been a while but look for a great 2018 for American Motorsports News with new writers and more information! Starting with the updates for 2018 teams, drivers and Marques of your favorite cars. There will be more information following! See you at a race soon! Walt Hyjek