2005 Riley and Scott MKXI

Following on the success of the Riley & Scott MK III, the company began work on a new chassis. In North American sports car racing, the MK III won more than 60 races, seven driver championships and three Rolex 24 at Daytona victories.

The Riley & Scott MK XI was designed to compete in the Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype class beginning in 2003. The new car incorporated design elements from the MK III. It was given a steel tube/aluminum reinforced chassis with and clothed in an aerodynamic body. The vehicle was designed to house any class-eligible motor. Interested recipients of the car were able to take possession of the new car in the fall of 2002, in time for testing for the 2003 Rolex 24 at Daytona.

'The response we have received since the announcement of the Daytona Prototypes only three weeks ago has been remarkable. There has been overwhelming interest in the new Daytona Prototypes,' Grand American Road Racing Association President Roger Edmondson said. 'We consulted with Riley & Scott during the early planning stages of the Daytona Prototypes because of their impressive history of sports car manufacturing. Just as the Riley & Scott Mk III has been a leader in the Sports Racing Prototype class, I am confident the Mk XI will be a venerable competitor in the new Daytona Prototypes class.'

Only one Aston Martin powered Daytona Prototype was produced.

For 2004, Chip Ganassi Racing won the Grand-Am championship using their Lexus-powered Riley MK XI. The Manufacturers Championship went to Riley in 2004, thanks mostly due to the Chip Ganassi & Sun Trust Racing teams.


By Daniel Vaughan | Apr 2011

Grand-Am Daytona Prototypes Vehicles



Recent Vehicle Additions

CHIP GANASSI RACING TEAMS EXPANDS INTO RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS WITH NEW PARTNER LOENBRO

CONCORD, N.C. (March 18, 2015) – Chip Ganassi Racing Teams, Inc. (CGRT) announced today the formation of a two-car team in the Supercar class of Red Bull Global Rallycross (GRC) with new partner...
FORD, IMSA JOIN FORCES ON OFFICIAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTNERSHIP

FORD, IMSA JOIN FORCES ON OFFICIAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTNERSHIP

EcoBoost-Powered Ford Taurus SHO To Be Official Safety Car At Long Beach 3-Year Agreement As Official Automotive Partner of TUDOR Championship, Continental Tire Challenge DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Ap...
Test Results: Roar Before the Rolex 24

Test Results: Roar Before the Rolex 24

Milder temperatures were on tap for the final test sessions at the Roar Before the Rolex 24, the three-day practice event leading into the upcoming Rolex 24 At Daytona, meaning teams have weathered a...
BMW POWER 1-2 AT BRICKYARD GRAND PRIX

BMW POWER 1-2 AT BRICKYARD GRAND PRIX

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – July 27, 2013 . . . Ryan Dalziel and Alex Popow won the 3-hour GRAND-AM Brickyard Grand Prix in the No. 2 Starworks Motorsports BMW Riley, finishing 3.438 seconds ahead of...
BMW POWER SWEEPS TOP-THREE STARTING POSITIONS FOR 51ST ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

BMW POWER SWEEPS TOP-THREE STARTING POSITIONS FOR 51ST ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

BMW Power Sweeps Top-Three Starting Positions for 51st Rolex 24 at Daytona Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates BMW Rileys Qualify 1 - 2. Woodcliff Lake, N.J. - January 24, 2013 . ....
© 1998-2019. All rights reserved. The material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

data-full-width-responsive="true">


Vehicle information, history, and specifications from concept to production.

Follow ConceptCarz on Facebook Conceptcarz Google+ Follow ConceptCarz on Twitter RSS News Feed

Conceptcarz.com
© 1998-2019 Conceptcarz.com Reproduction or reuse prohibited without written consent.