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Rick Ware Racing Enters WeatherTech Sprint Cup with Ryan Eversley, Aidan Read

Ryan Eversley watches teammate Taylor Hagler qualify their Honda Civic Type-R TCR for the BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona, 1/23/2020 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Rick Ware Racing (RWR) announced Wednesday (Feb. 3) that they will be entering the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2022 as part of the WeatherTech Sprint Cup.  The team will field an Acura NSX GT3 Evo22 in the GTD class with Ryan Eversley and Aidan Read as the drivers.  Much like in other series in …

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Meyer Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian Claims 2nd Rolex 24 Victory

Meyer Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian's drivers celebrate their Rolex 24 at Daytona victory, 1/30/2022 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Meyer Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian’s Tom Blomqvist, Helio Castroneves, Oliver Jarvis and Simon Pagenaud dominated the final couple of hours Sunday (Jan. 30) to win the Rolex 24 at Daytona.  It is Meyer Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian’s second Rolex 24 victory, the first coming in 2012. Wayne Taylor Racing’s Filipe Albuquerque …

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2022 Rolex 24 Hour 18 Update

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Wayne Taylor Racing’s Ricky Taylor held the overall lead at the three-quarters mark of the Rolex 24 at Daytona Sunday morning (Jan. 30).  At the 18 hour mark, there were four cars on the lead lap, still fighting hard for every position that they can get. In recent years, the DPi …

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2022 Rolex 24 at Daytona 6 Hour Update

Sebastien Bourdais racing in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, 1/29/2022 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The first quarter of the Rolex 24 at Daytona has been attrition-filled with multiple on-track incidents and a number of mechanical issues sending teams behind the wall.  As of the end of the sixth hour, Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon was leading the race overall.  At the time, the race was …

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Stevan McAleer, Eric Filguerias Win BMW M Endurance Challenge

Eric Filguerias and Stevan McAleer in victory lane after winning the BMW M Endurance Challenge at Daytona, 1/28/2022 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Rennsport One’s Stevan McAleer ran down TeamTGM’s Owen Trinkler and drafted by him in turns 3 and 4 of Daytona International Speedway’s tri-oval with 13 minutes to go Friday (Jan. 28).  From there, McAleer pulled away to claim victory for himself and teammate Eric Filguerias in the BMW M Endurance Challenge, …

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Sebastien Bourdais Quickest Overall in Rolex 24 Practices

Renger van der Zande practicing for the Rolex 24 at Daytona, 1/28/2022 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Chip Ganassi Racing’s Sebastien Bourdais turned in the fastest practice lap of the entire weekend Friday morning (Jan. 28) with a lap at 135.287 mph in the final practice session for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Practice No. 3 Thursday night (Jan. 27) saw the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams venture …

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Ford Performance To Create New Mustang GT3, GT4 Cars

Ford's rendering of their new for 2024 GT3 entry (Photo: Ford Performance)

(Photo: Ford Performance)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – At Daytona International Speedway Friday morning (Jan. 28), Ford Performance announced that they will be building a brand new Ford Mustang GT3 that will be eligible to race in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GTD Pro and GTD classes starting in the 2024 season when new GT3 regulation.  It will be …

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Kamui Kobayashi Leads Early Rolex 24 Practices

Kamui Kobayashi during a press conference at Daytona International Speedway, 1/27/2022 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Much like Michelin Pilot Challenge teams, IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams had to dodge the rain on Thursday.  Action Express Racing’s Kamui Kobayashi ended up being fastest in the first two sessions with a lap at 134.241 mph at the driest time of the day. Practice No. 1 Thursday’s first practice …

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Andrew Davis Wins BMW M Endurance Challenge Pole

Andrew Davis during qualifying for the BMW M Endurance Challenge at Daytona, 1/27/2022 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – McCann Racing’s Andrew Davis won the pole Thursday afternoon (Jan. 27) for the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge BMW M Endurance Challenge with a lap at 113.647 mph.  It is the first-ever pole position for McCann Racing since joining the series full-time. “It was great.  [The Porsche Cayman] is a new car …

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Rennsport One’s Eric Filguerias Fastest in Daytona Pilot Challenge Practice

Eric Filguerias during Michelin Pilot Challenge practice at Daytona International Speedway, 1/26/2022 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – For IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge teams, they were greeted with rainy weather both Wednesday (Jan. 26) and Thursday (Jan. 27) at Daytona International Speedway.  In slightly drier times at the beginning of Wednesday’s session, Rennsport One’s Eric Filguerias ended up fastest overall with a lap at 104.204 mph. Practice No. 1 …

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