TUSC: Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian Sets Lineup

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January 4, 2013 — via press release — IMSA photo — Daytona Beach, Fla. – Building on a successful history together, team owner Mike Shank has assembled a list of familiar names to work together as he looks to return to victory lane at Daytona. The 2014 edition of the classic race will mark a dramatic new launch into a new …

TUSC: Fittipaldi Paces First Day Of Roar Test

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 3, 2014) – Ted Rossino Jr. photo – Christian Fittipaldi braved cooler than normal temperatures Friday at Daytona International Speedway, running the fastest lap in the opening day of the Roar Before the Rolex 24, a three-day test in preparation for the opening race of the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. The 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona …

TUSC: Ganassi Reveals All-Star Rolex 24 Lineups

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January 3, 2014 — John Dagys photo — INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Seven-time and reigning GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series Champions (2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013) and five-time and reigning Rolex 24 At Daytona Winners (2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2013) Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) announced today its season-long program for the new IMSA-sanctioned TUDOR United SportsCar …

TUSC: Tully’s Coffee Becomes Proud Partner Of IMSA

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 3, 2014) – IMSA photo — Officials from Tully’s Coffee and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) jointly announced a multi-year agreement making Tully’s the Official Coffee of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and a Proud Partner of IMSA. The partnership was announced at Daytona International Speedway on the opening day of the annual “Roar Before …

TUSC: Scuderia Corsa Unveils 2014 Lineups

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January 2, 2014 — via press release — IMSA photo — Beverly Hills, CA. — Giacomo Mattioli, team principal of the 2013 GRAND-AM Rolex GT champion Scuderia Corsa racing team today announced Toni Vilander will be joining Alessandro Balzan and Jeff Westphal in the No. 63 Ferrari 458 Italia. Lorenzo Case will round out the lineup for the Rolex 24 …

TUSC: Dane Cameron Joins Turner Motorsport

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January 2, 2014 — Amesbury, MA. – via press release — IMSA photo — With only days remaining until the Roar Before the Rolex 24 at Daytona, Turner Motorsport is anxious to announce its full plans and driver line-up for the 2014 season in both the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. Turner Motorsport will campaign …

TUSC: Bennett, Braun Team For Third-Straight PC Season

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January 2, 2014 — IMSA photo — ROCK HILL, S.C. – Jon Bennett and Colin Braun will team up once again for CORE autosport in the Prototype Challenge class, driving the No. 54 ORECA FLM09 in the new 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Braun and team owner Bennett are on a mission to win CORE’s fourth-consecutive PC Team Championship, while …

TUSC: Spirit of Daytona Racing Signs Westbrook, Valiante

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January 1, 2014 — Daytona Beach, Fla. — via press release — IMSA photo — Looking to return to the team’s winning ways, Spirit of Daytona Racing has signed Michael Valiante and Richard Westbrook as full-season drivers for the team’s 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship campaign. Spirit of Daytona Racing will open the season with the the Rolex 24 At Daytona, …

TUSC: TUDOR Championship To Feature 29 Prototypes; full entrant list released

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 6, 2013) – The debut season of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in 2014 will include 29 prototype race cars across the Prototype (P) and Prototype Challenge (PC) categories as International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) officials today unveiled approved entries for all four TUDOR Championship classes. The P class will include an intriguing mix of 17 …

TUSC: Level 5 Launches Ferrari GTD Program

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December 2, 2013 — MADISON, Wis. — On the heels of the formation of its new customer racing program, Level 5 Motorsports has announced an expansion to the GT Daytona (GTD) class of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship for next year. The Madison, Wis.-based organization, which recently claimed its fourth consecutive American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón championship, …