|SCOTT PRUETT RECEIVES RRDC'S 2016 PHIL HILL AWARD|
| ||DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 28, 2016) – Scott Pruett, known as a savvy and disciplined racer with a record 60 victories in IMSA competition, was honored by the Road Racing Drivers Club with the 2016 Phil Hill Award. RRDC president Bobby Rahal made the presentation at a dinner on Jan. 27 prior to the running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the season opener of the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
The Phil Hill Award has been presented annually since 1993 to the person who the RR...[Read more...]|
|DAYTONA 24 HOUR-WINNING PORSCHE 962 HIGHLIGHTS MECUM KISSIMMEE 2016|
|• Two Porsche Carrera GTs also on offer at the World's Largest Collector-Car Auction, Jan. 15-24|
Walworth, Wis. – Dec. 15, 2015 – It's not every day that you can buy a Daytona 24 Hour-Winning Porsche 962 that master endurance-racer Derek Bell drove to his final 24-Hour victory, but the opportunity will arise at Mecum Kissimmee 2016, this January 15-24. Billed as the world's largest collector-car and Road Art auction, Mecum Kissimmee offers approximately 3,000 vehicles and mor...[Read more...]
|MAZDA RACEWAY EVENTS NAMED FINALISTS OF INTERNATIONAL HISTORIC MOTORING AWARDS|
|MONTEREY, Calif., Oct 12, 2015 - Two Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca-produced events are finalists for the Motorsport Event of the Year—the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion and Porsche Rennsport Reunion V that was co-produced with Porsche Cars North America. Both events made the shortlist today for the top award that will be presented November 19 in London at the fifth annual International Historic Motoring Awards, in association with EFG International and Octane magazine.
An esteemed p...[Read more...]|
|OAK TREE GRAND PRIX AT VIR. PORSCHE MOTORSPORTS PRE-EVENT NOTES|
|While the Porsche 919 Hybrid competes for overall victories at Le Mans and in the FIA World Endurance Championship, the likelihood of a GT Le Mans (GTLM) class entry of winning against the Prototype (P) class in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship is slim. However, for the first time this year, and in recent memory, the Porsche 911 RSR will have a chance at the overall race win when the Oak Tree Grand Prix at VIR takes place on Sunday, August 24. The two-hour and 45-minute event marks the fi...[Read more...]|
|PORSCHE MOTORSPORTS PRE-EVENT NOTES. 24 HOURS OF LE MANS|
|The #20 Porsche 919 Hybrid with drivers (left to right) Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard, and Brendon Hartley, at Le Mans tech inspection earlier today in the town of Le Mans.
Dateline. Le Mans, France
Circuit. Circuit de la Sarthe
Track Length/Turns. 8.469-miles (13.629km)/38-turn Combination Natural Terrain Road Course and Temporary Street Circuit
Round. FIA World Endurance Championship. Round 3 of 8
FIA WEC. Six Hours of the Circuit of the Americas, Circuit of the Ame...[Read more...]|