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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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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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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Star Studded Roar Before The 24 Entry List Revealed

As 2017 draws to a close this week, the eyes of the racing world will be focused on Daytona International Speedway at the end of next week as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to action with the three-day Roar Before the Rolex 24 At Daytona test next Friday-Sunday, Jan. 5-7, 2018. A field of 20 Prototypes and 30 GT race cars has been entered for the mandatory three-day test session as teams and a star-studded field of drivers kick their preparations into high gear for one of the world’s…

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Saveedra To Run Full Time In IMSA With New Team

AFS/PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports announced on Tuesday that they will field its No. 52 Ligier JSP 217 in the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, with full time drivers Sebastian Saavedra and Gustavo Yacaman behind the wheel.  This new entry is a result of a merger between AFS Racing and PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports, and will see Gary Peterson and Bobby Oergel sharing duties as Team Principals.   AFS Racing will make its debut in sportscar racing after a long and successful run in the open-wheel world where the team achieved multiple championships, race…

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Ford Adds NASCAR Youthful Rising Stars To 24 Hours of Daytona Lineup

Ford Performance is in the midst of a NASCAR youth movement and when the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge kicks off in Daytona on Jan. 26, four of its NASCAR drivers will be on full display. Ford Performance Development Driver Chase Briscoe, along with Austin Cindric, Cole Custer and Ty Majeski will be mentored and joined on track by IMSA champion driver Scott Maxwell as part of a two-car Mustang GT4 team in the GS class that weekend. “We have an outstanding group of young drivers coming up and we…

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