IMSA: Roar Before The Rolex 24 Concludes With DragonSpeed On Top

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The Roar Before the Rolex 24 wrapped up a three-day testing run on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway, preparing competitors for North America’s premier sports car event, the 55th Rolex 24 at Daytona on Jan. 28-29.

IMSA: Jani Continues Rebellion’s Roar Dominance; Leads Night Session

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Neel Jani and the Rebellion Racing team have seemed virtually unstoppable through the first two days of the Roar Before The Rolex 24 open test weekend at Daytona Int’l Speedway, and that could be scary for the rest of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship field.

ROAR NOTEBOOK: Hinchcliffe Returns To Rolex 24; Jani Remains Fast

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James Hinchcliffe, a man known for four IndyCar Series victories and a runner-up effort in last year’s “Dancing with the Stars” competition, is back in the Rolex 24 At Daytona for the fifth time, trying to embellish his resume as part of Mazda Motorsports’ two-car effort.

IMSA: Michael Shank Racing Paces Opening Day of Testing at the Roar Before the Rolex 24

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official track release — Richard Dole/LAT photo — A former championship team and race winner established itself Friday as one of early favorites for the overall win at the 2016 Rolex 24 At Daytona. The No. 60 HONDA HPD Ligier JS P2 entry of Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian led both practice sessions on the opening …

IMSA: 54-Car Field Gearing Up to Test at Daytona During Roar Before The Rolex 24

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release — Richard Dole/LAT for IMSA photo — The 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship makes its debut this weekend at Daytona Int’l Speedway with a 54-car field entered for the three-day Roar Before The Rolex 24 At Daytona test this Friday through Sunday, Jan. 8-10. The test sessions – which are open to the …

TUSC: Doran Racing Crew Hard at Work Repairing Fifty Plus Prototype After Spectacular Testing Crash

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LEBANON, Ohio — official team release — Keith Rizzo/Fifty Plus Racing photo — Repairs are underway on the Fifty Plus Racing “Endures for a Cure” Riley BMW Dinan following a spectacular crash during the Roar Before the Rolex 24 test session at Daytona International Speedway over the weekend. Byron DeFoor, co-founder of Fifty Plus Racing, was checked and released from …

Spencer Davis and Cameron Hayley Join Motorsports Madness Tonight at 7 Eastern on PMN

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Jerry Markland/Crystal Snape photos — Two NASCAR young guns return to Speed77 Radio’s Motorsports Madness as Cameron Hayley (NCWTS/KNPSE) and Spencer Davis (NWSMT) return to the program tonight at 7 p.m. Eastern time to preview their 2015 seasons live on the Performance Motorsports Network. Davis is coming off a win in the …

TUSC: Starworks Motorsport Headlines Final Roar Before the Rolex 24 Testing Session

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release – LAT Photographic – Starworks Motorsport waited until the closing minutes of Sunday’s final Roar Before the Rolex 24 weekend at Daytona Int’l Speedway to make a headline. With the track nearly dry following scattered showers throughout the day, the team bolted a set of slick tires on the No. 7 Dinan/Riley and …

TUSC: Wayne Taylor Racing Tops Day Two of Roar Testing at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — Living up to its billing as a dress rehearsal for the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona, Saturday’s second day of the Roar Before the Rolex 24 featured four sessions of TUDOR United SportsCar Championship practice, including a special 90-minute nighttime session. Jordan Taylor ran the fastest …

NASCAR: Daytona Announces Preseason Thunder, Roar Test Days for 2015

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official release — HHP/Rusty Jarrett photo — January testing at Daytona Int’l Speedway will start a week later in 2015, Track President Joie Chitwood announced. The Roar Before The Rolex 24, the critical three-day test for the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge teams, is scheduled for Jan. 9-11. The season-opening 53rd anniversary …