Juncos Racing To Form IMSA Team For 2019

Juncos Racing announced today the team will enter one Cadillac DPi-V.R entry for the full 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Juncos Racing currently runs in the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires, the Indy Lights Championship Presented by Cooper Tires, and the Verizon IndyCar Series. Juncos Racing will make their first official run in the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship beginning at The Roar Before the Rolex 24 on Jan. 4-6, 2019 at Daytona International Speedway followed by the season opener, the Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona, which will…

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“M” Has A New Meaning In MSR, As Michael Shank Finds Partner For INDYCAR/IMSA Teams

AVONDALE, AZ – Meyer Shank Racing, yes you read that right, announced on Friday that Jim Meyer has joined the organization as co-owner with Mike Shank.  The recently completed transaction will see the team build towards a strong future for both its IMSA and IndyCar programs. Having brought Acura its first IMSA GTD class victory with the Acura NSX GT3 in 2017, the team will continue to compete in the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with the No. 93 Acura NSX GT3 of Justin Marks and Lawson Aschenbach, as well as…

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Mobil 1 Agrees To Multiyear Deal As Title Sponsor of The 12 Hours of Sebring

 Building upon its long-standing partnership with Sebring International Raceway, ExxonMobil has agreed to a new multiyear deal that will see the Mobil 1 brand continue as the title sponsor of America’s premier sports car endurance race – the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Advanced Auto Parts. Held Saturday, March 17, the 66th annual race displays the world’s leading synthetic motor oil brand and its deep connection to racing. As Mobil 1 lubricant technology is used by many teams on the Sebring track, the race provides ExxonMobil with the…

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Action Express Cadillac, Chip Ganassi Racing’s Ford, Win Record Setting Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – For the Action Express bunch, the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona was all about surviving. That sounds cliché, I know, a race that lasts twice round the clock and attrition is the biggest factor, but when several of the Prototype cars were dropping out or seeing problems, Action Express had to slow down to speed up. They did just that. Action Express Racing won their third career Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona with not just the Prototype win, but the overall victory on the 3.56-mile Daytona International…

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Scott Dixon Further Proves His Place of Best In The World With Daytona Win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – The Haas F1 team riled some feathers lately with saying that there’s not any American drivers right now, let alone any Verizon IndyCar Series ones, that could race in Formula One. While I strongly disagree with that statement, as I can make a point that there’s likely 3-5 Americans that can not just race in F1, but compete, another non American INDYCAR driver is proving he’s actually the best in the world. Yes, Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson, etc are listed as some of…

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Chip Ganassi Racing Earns 200th Career Victory With Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona Triumph

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – There’s no doubt, Chip Ganassi Racing is among the best organizations in all of motorsports. Sunday’s Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona triumph further proved that point. Ryan Briscoe brought the No. 67 Ford GT across the Daytona International Speedway finish line first in the IMSA GTLM class, marking it Ganassi’s 200th career racing victory. Briscoe, combined with Richard Westbrook and Scott Dixon outlasted the entire GTLM field for Ganassi’s second straight class win at Daytona. But, what’s the most remarkable feat, other than their 1-2 finish and…

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What INDYCAR Drivers Or INDYCAR Ties Are Racing In This Weekend’s Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona

It’s hard to believe, but the 2018 racing season is now upon us. Two weekends ago was the unofficial start to the new racing year with the annual Chili Bowl indoor midget event in Oklahoma. This weekend, is the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona at the Daytona International Speedway. While the Chili Bowl has turned into a NASCAR tied event, with so many current, former or future NASCAR drivers in the show, the IMSA season opener on the high banks of Daytona has turned into an INDYCAR show. Many NASCAR…

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Scott Pruett To Retire From Racing After 24 Hours of Daytona

This month’s Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona will be the final race for an iconic driver. Scott Pruett announced on Friday in Daytona that this year’s event will be his final race. Pruett, will finish with a highly decorated career. He’s raced in almost everything there was too. Pruett, 57, won the IMSA GTO Championship in his first year of professional racing in 1986. He’d also win his class in the 12 Hours of Sebring for Bruce Jenner. He’d win the SCCA championship in 1987 then the IMSA GTO championship…

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Chip Ganassi To Be Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona Grand Marshal

Renowned champion car owner Chip Ganassi will serve as Grand Marshal for the 56th anniversary Rolex 24 At DAYTONA, giving the ‘Drivers, start your engines,’ command. The twice-around-the-clock endurance race will take place on Daytona International Speedway’s 3.56-mile road course Jan. 27-28. “This is a really big honor for me to be recognized by a race that has meant so much to me over my career, both as a driver and an owner,” said Ganassi. “The Rolex 24 At Daytona is one of motorsport’s truly significant races. There are so many great…

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Jeff Gordon, USAC’s Demise With CART Led Chili Bowl and 24 Hours of Daytona Entry Lists Flip Flopped

The calendar turned to 2018 last weekend and the month of January is full of fun racing events. This weekend is the Roar Before the 24 at the Daytona International Speedway. Next weekend is the Chili Bowl. After the Chili Bowl is the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. Both events are prestigious. But, as I scanned through the entry-lists for both, I was surprised to what my eyes saw. First off, the Chili Bowl is filled with past, present and future NASCAR drivers. Kyle Larson, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Kasey Kahne,…

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