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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IndyCar To Be Represented Well In This Weekend’s Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona

There will be 55 cars, 215 total drivers competing in this weekend’s Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. The star studded field will take to the 3.56-mile Daytona International Speedway road course for the event that will start on Saturday afternoon, and end at the same time that it started on Sunday. With that being said, despite IMSA being a NASCAR sanctioned series, the race this weekend will have an IndyCar feel. Among those 215 drivers though, are 21 of them with IndyCar ties. Overall, seven current full-time Verizon IndyCar Series drivers…

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Current, Former IndyCar Drivers Dominate 2017 Roar Before Daytona Testing Entries

The official 2017 Roar Before Daytona entry list was revealed on Tuesday, with a bunch of the entries having “TBA” drivers. But, with anyone who wants to race in the prestigious 24 Hours of Daytona later this month at the Daytona International Speedway, they have to take part in this test that will run from Jan. 6-8. That means several Verizon IndyCar Series drivers will be taking part in the three day test around the DIS road course. Current drivers Sebastien Bourdais, Tony Kanaan and Scott Dixon will run for…

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Ryan Hunter-Reay, Graham Rahal to Race in Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona to Michael Shank Racing

INDIANAPOLIS – Michael Shank Racing added two Verizon IndyCar Series stars to his Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona lineup, as Honda drivers Ryan Hunter-Reay and Graham Rahal will join the team for the annual race in Daytona next month. The duo will join MSR drivers Andy Lally, Katherine Legge, Ozz Negri and Jeff Segal as well as endurance event drivers Tom Dyer and Mark Wilkins, in the No. 86 and No. 93 GT Daytona class Acura NSX GT3s at the Daytona International Speedway. This isn’t the first time that either driver has…

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