Penske Enters IMSA For 2018 Season With Honda/Acura

INDIANAPOLIS – Its been widely rumored for over a year that Penske will enter IMSA for the 2018 season. Then, it was rumored that Juan Pablo Montoya and/or Helio Castroneves will be their drivers. On Tuesday, that news as far as entering the IMSA WeatherTech Championship was confirmed. Acura Motorsports today announced it will join forces with Team Penske to field a prototype effort in the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  The program will include a pair of new Acura ARX-05 Daytona Prototype International (DPi) entries, fielded under the legendary Team…

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Mobil 1 The Grid Previews The 24 Hours of Le Mans

We’re already to another year of the world’s longest active endurance sports car race. This weekend, the sports car world shifts its focus to the 85th annual 24 Hours of Le Mans that will run Saturday through Sunday. Once again, Mobil 1 The Grid knocks it out of the park with a great preview for this weekend’s endurance race and provides an indepth look with the big manufacturers and their goal to make dreams come true this weekend in France. Per Mobil 1 The Grid, “the 2017 24 Hours of…

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Ricky Taylor Tests Simon Pagenaud’s IndyCar at Homestead

As Indy car test sessions go, it was considered a thank you from a manufacturer. Judging from Ricky Taylor’s smile after climbing out of Simon Pagenaud’s car, he was quite welcome. Taylor spent today testing the Team Penske No. 1 Chevrolet – the same car Pagenaud will drive in two weeks when the Verizon IndyCar Series season opens at St. Petersburg, Florida – around the Homestead-Miami Speedway road course. The test was considered a courtesy by Chevrolet and General Motors to Taylor for his seven wins in four years in…

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How IndyCar Drivers Fared In Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – The Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona may take place at the Daytona International Speedway, a NASCAR track and run by IMSA, a NASCAR owned series, but the actual race this year, was IndyCar dominated. Several current and former Verizon IndyCar Series stars took part in the 55th annual race at Daytona, 27 in total, as one of them earned a new Rolex watch. Sebastien Bourdais was in victory lane on Sunday afternoon, as his teammate Dirk Mueller drove their No. 66 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing GT…

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1st LeMans, Now Daytona, Sebastien Bourdais a Winner in Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – Whenever Sebastien Bourdais wants to hang up his helmet in the Verizon IndyCar Series, he may have a bright future to end his career in sports cars. The popular Frenchman won’t be stopping IndyCar racing anytime soon though, as he recently signed a two-year deal with Dale Coyne Racing though 2018, but I have a feeling that he can fall back on IMSA racing whenever he decides to call it quits in IndyCar. Last year, Bourdais helped Ford Chip Ganassi Racing race to a win in the 24 Hours…

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Ricky Taylor’s Power Move In Turn 1 Gives Team, Jeff Gordon Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona Victory

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – The Wayne Taylor Racing team had arguably the most attention ahead of this weekend’s 55th annual Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. Brothers Ricky and Jordan Taylor had never won the prestigious race before, Jeff Gordon was making his first 24 Hours of Daytona start and Max Angelelli was retiring after the race. After 24 hours, they’re still garnering the most attention. Ricky Taylor powered his No. 10 Cadillac past the No. 5 Mustang Express entry driven by Filipe Albuquerque in Turn 1 inside of 10 minutes to go in…

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2017 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona Schedule

The 2017 racing season is about to really begin as the annual Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona will be run this weekend at the Daytona International Speedway. With that being said, the 2017 weekend schedule and TV schedule is out and listed below. Thursday, January 26, 2017 9-10 AM Continental Tire Challenge Practice 10:20-11:20 AM WeatherTech Championship Practice 11:40-12:25 PM Continental Tire Challenge Practice 1:30-2:00 PM WeatherTech Championship Practice 2:20-2:50 PM Continental Tire Challenge Practice 3:10-3:25 PM WeatherTech Championship GTD Qualifying 3:35-3:50 PM WeatherTech Championship GTLM Qualifying 4-4:15 PM WeatherTech Championship…

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