Rolex 24 At Daytona qualifying came early for the 2018 edition, in the form of Sunday’s inaugural Roar time trial session, which determined pit and garage stall selections for the 50 teams competing in the 24-hour endurance classic.
Renowned champion car owner Chip Ganassi will serve as Grand Marshal for the 56th anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona at Daytona Int’l Speedway on Jan. 27.
AFS/PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports has added Roberto Gonzalez and Nick Boulle to the team’s driver lineup for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype class this season.
Risi Competizione will enter the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season with a two-car team for the upcoming Rolex 24 at Daytona, Jan. 25-28.
As 2017 draws to a close, the eyes of the racing world will be focused on Daytona Int’l Speedway as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns with the Roar Before the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Jan. 5-7.
Jeff Stone, president of Kelly-Moss Road and Race, is well known around the IMSA paddock for his talent for developing young drivers into champions.
Next year will mark Corvette Racing and Chevrolet’s 20th season of competition at the highest level of endurance sports car racing, and once again, the team will rely on familiar names in their pursuit of a championship.
JDC-Miller Motorsports and GAINSCO Auto Insurance have announced that the No. 99 Red Dragon Prototype will return to American sports car racing in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship next season.
BMW announced Friday that they plan to have ex-Formula 1 and CART racer-turned-Paralympic gold medalist Alex Zanardi compete in the 2019 running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, using a specially-modified BMW M8 GTE.
Andretti-Steinbrenner Racing Indy Lights driver Colton Herta will make his Formula E debut with MS&AD Andretti at the upcoming rookie test in Marrakesh, Morocco on Jan. 14.
Scuderia Corsa will field a second entry during the IMSA North American Endurance Cup, with Bill Sweedler and Townsend Bell joined by team newcomer Frankie Montecalvo, as well as Sam Bird for the 24 Hours at Daytona.
Four young Ford NASCAR drivers are set to compete in the season-opener for the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge at Daytona Int’l Speedway on Jan. 26.