Chip Ganassi admitted his nervousness about Ford’s chances in the Rolex 24 at Daytona despite his cars showing unparalleled rivalry throughout the race, which marked his team’s 200th victory. The pair of Ford GTs led all but ten laps in the GT Le Mans ranks en route to the car’s third 24-hour win after claiming […]

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Cadillac DPi team Action Express Racing has scored its third Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona win, its Mustang Sampling #5 DPi V.R of Filipe Albuquerque, Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa completing a record-breaking 808 laps of the Floridian speedway, breaking both the record of total laps in the history of the race, and total distance […]

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Helio Castroneves currently leads for Team Penske as rain has arrived in torrents at Daytona. The No. 7 Acura Team Penske Acura ARX-05 has proven to be the closest competitor to the Cadillac DPi-V.R teams in the early going but the rain has shaken up the running order. Christian Fittipaldi runs second in the No. […]

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Wayne Taylor Racing’s newcomer Renger Van Der Zande delivered the goods in his first Qualifying with the team ahead of the Rolex 24, the Dutchman setting a 1:36.083 at the very end of the 15-minute Prototype session to take pole. In what turned into a frantic shootout between almost half of the prototype field, Van […]

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Felipe Nasr turned the fastest lap of the Roar Before the 24 to date and unofficially dipped below the track record in the Qualifying session at Daytona International Speedway. The session was used to determine pit stall and garage locations for the Rolex 24 at Daytona later this month. Nasr’s best lap was his last, […]

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Nick Tandy and Earl Bamber have been confirmed in returning to Porsche’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship program, rejoining the CORE autosport-run operation on a full-time basis following their stints in LMP1. As reported by Sportscar365, Head of Porsche Motorsport Dr. Frank-Steffen Walliser indicated that both drivers would likely be back behind the wheel of Porsche […]

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Two-time Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso will join the United Autosports LMP2 team for an assault on the Daytona 24 Hours next January. The McLaren F1 driver will team up with European Formula 3 champion Lando Norris and Phil Hanson at the wheel of one of United’s Ligier JSP217 prototypes for the IMSA SportsCar […]

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Brendon Hartley survived a frantic final 30 minutes that saw the two leading cars incur penalties to give Tequila Patron ESM overall victory in the 20th anniversary Motul Petit Le Mans. The Porsche LMP1 factory driver edged out the No. 31 Action Express Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R of Dane Cameron by 7.633 seconds in the ten-hour […]

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Helio Castroneves will join the new Acura Team Penske programme for the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Castroneves will join Juan Pablo Montoya and Dane Cameron in racing one of two Acura ARX-05 Daytona Prototype International (DPi) entries next season. Acura Team Penske’s final full-time and endurance drivers will be announced at a later date. […]

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FIA World Endurance Championship leader Brendon Hartley will rejoin Tequila Patron ESM for next month’s Motul Petit Le Mans, moving into the team’s No. 2 Nissan Onroak DPi alongside Scott Sharp and Ryan Dalziel. The Porsche LMP1 factory driver, who is on the heels of four consecutive wins in WEC competition, including 24 Hours of […]

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