|2013 SEASON STARTS WITH SEBRING WINTER TEST|
| ALMS cars on-track Feb. 7-8
The countdown to the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida is less than 70 days, but the start of the 2013 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón is much sooner than that.
The annual Sebring Winter Test is scheduled for Feb. 5-8 at Sebring International Raceway. ALMS cars are on-track on Feb. 7-8 with IMSA's three development series – Cooper Tire Prototype Lites powered by Mazda, IMSA GT3 Challenge by Yokohama and Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin – and Cooper Tires USF2000 powered by Mazda running the two days prior.
The test sessions take place a little more than a month from the start of the 15th season of the American Le Mans Series. The test is open to the public, and tickets are $10. No overnight camping is permitted.
|YOKOHAMA TIRE CORPORATION'S OFF-ROAD RACERS TO KICK-OFF SEASON AT SCORE SAN FELIPE 250• Desert Assassins' Cameron Steele competing on Yokohama GEOLANDAR A/T-S® R tires|
SANTA ANA, CA (Jan. 23, 2015) – The Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC)-sponsored Desert Assassins off-road racing team heads to Mexico this week for the season-opening SCORE San Felipe 250, January 24. Veteran Trophy Truck driver Cameron Steele will pilot the 800-horsepower No. 16 Geiser Brothers Trophy Truck, mounted on off-road, race-engineered Yokohama GEOLANDAR A/T-S® R tires.
In his last ra....
|BMW TEAM RLL QUALIFIES 4TH AND 7TH FOR 53RD ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA; EDWARDS 4TH, AUBERLEN 7THWoodcliff Lake, N.J. – January 22, 2015… BMW Team RLL will start the 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona from the fourth and seventh GTLM class positions following this afternoon's very competitive qualifying session at the Daytona International Speedway road course.|
John Edwards, driving the No. 24 BMW Z4 GTLM, qualified in the fourth starting spot with a lap of 1:43.966 minutes around the 3.56-mile, 12-turn circuit. His time was only 0.478 seconds slower than the pole winner. The top six qualif....
|AUDI R8 TO PACE 53RD ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR• Premium Manufacturer Renews IMSA Partnership|
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 23, 2015) – A V10-powered Audi R8 will lead the field to the green flag for the third consecutive year in the Rolex 24 At Daytona, as International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) officials today announced the Audi R8 V10 Plus will be the Official Safety Car for the twice-around-the-clock event.
The announcement comes as Audi has renewed its official automotive partnership with IMSA. In addition to provi....
|INGERSOLL RAND BECOMES ‘OFFICIAL POWER TOOLS OF IMSA'• Multi-Faceted Agreement Makes Company an Official Partner of IMSA|
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 23, 2015) – The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Ingersoll Rand has announced a multi-year partnership designating the global brand as the 'Official Power Tools of IMSA.'
The multi-faceted agreement also designates Ingersoll Rand as the 'Official Power Tools of NASCAR' and as a contingency sponsor of the NASCAR® Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Touring & Weekly Series. ....
|TEAMS ADJUST ROLEX 24 STRATEGY WITH EYE ON POINTS-PAYING PATRÓN ENDURANCE CUP SEGMENTS• Season-Opening Race To Award Points At Six-Hour Intervals|
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 21, 2015) – While racing teams have the goal of the overall victory in this weekend's TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season-opening 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona, they also will be planning strategy to win three additional 'races within the race' segments that award points towards the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup.
The Patrón Endurance Cup recognizes competitors in the four en....
|BILL WARNER IS RRDC'S 2014 BOB AKIN AWARD WINNERDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 22, 2015) - Bill Warner, best known as the force behind the hugely successful Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance since 1996, received the 2014 Bob Akin Award from the Road Racing Drivers Club at a dinner prior to the running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the season opener of the 2015 TUDOR SportsCar Championship.|
Each recipient of this honor, considered the top award in motorsports for amateur, vintage/historic or semi-professional drivers, is selected by Akin's ....