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Zach Veach Joins Vasser Sullivan For 2021

2020 Daytona IWSC Frankie Montecalvo Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Vasser Sullivan announced Tuesday (Jan. 5) that Zach Veach will replace Townsend Bell alongside Frankie Montecalvo in the No. 12 Lexus full-time in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  For Veach, Daytona will mark his first career GT race. Given the current situation, being able to find anything full-time is a good move.  Veach is excited …

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DragonSpeed Confirms Second Rolex 24 Entry

2020 Daytona IWSC Henrik Hedman Car Phil Allaway

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DragonSpeed announced Monday (Jan. 4) that they will in fact field two ORECA 07-Gibsons in the LMP2 in the Rolex 24 at Daytona later this month.  Eric Lux had already been announced as a driver for the team.  He’ll be joined by Devlin DeFrancesco, Christopher Mies and Fabian Schiller. Of the three newly-announced drivers, only …

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RWR Eurasia Adds Austin Dillon, Salih Yoluc for Rolex 24 at Daytona

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RWR Eurasia announced Thursday (Dec. 31) that Richard Childress Racing’s Austin Dillon will drive for the team in January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona alongside full-season driver Cody Ware.  In addition, Salih Yoluc will also join the team.  The team previously announced that they will field a Ligier JS P217-Gibson in the LMP2 class. For Dillon, …

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Scuderia Corsa Reveals Completely New Lineup for Daytona

2017 Road Atlanta IWSC Matteo Cressoni Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Scuderia Corsa announced Thursday (Dec. 24) that they will go in a completely different direction for January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.  The team will revert back to the color red on their No. 63 Ferrari, last seen in the 2017 Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta (pictured above).  They will also have a brand-new …

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Chase Elliott Joins Action Express Racing for Rolex 24

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Action Express Racing announced Friday morning (Dec. 18) that 2020 NASCAR Cup Series champion Chase Elliott will make his IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.  He will be the fourth driver in the Whelen Engineering-sponsored No. 31 Cadillac DPi-V.R. alongside Mike Conway, Pipo Derani and Felipe Nasr. “The Rolex 24 is …

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Grand Prix of Long Beach Weekend Postponed to September

2019 Long Beach IWSC Dane Cameron Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

The Grand Prix Association of Long Beach announced Thursday (Dec. 17) that the 2021 Grand Prix of Long Beach weekend has been postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  The race weekend, originally scheduled for April 16-18, has been moved to Sept. 24-26.  As a result, the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach will now …

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PR1 Mathaisen Motorsports Reveals Rolex 24 Driving Lineup

2020 Sebring IWSC Simon Trummer Car Courtesy of IMSA

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PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports confirmed their return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s LMP2 class on Tuesday (Dec. 15).  The team will field an ORECA 07-Gibson sponsored by Wynn’s (see below) in the race. 🚨 BREAKING NEWS .- PR1/Mathiasen reveals Rolex 24 at Daytona Lineup, Livery and sponsors. 📰 Press Release: https://t.co/5P98BqTWRQ#Go52 👊🏼 #WynnsRacing #WynnsUSA #Oreca …

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Porsche Commits to Racing LMDh Prototypes in 2023

2017 COTA WEC Neel Jani Car Marius Hecker AdrenalMedia

(Photo: Marius Hecker @AdrenalMedia.com)

Porsche officially announced Tuesday (Dec. 15) that they will build a new prototype to the upcoming LMDh specifications.  This new prototype, which will race in both the FIA World Endurance Championship and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, will debut at the beginning of the 2023 season, likely in the Rolex 24 at Daytona. “The new …

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Riley Motorsports Announces 2-Car LMP3 Program for 2021

2020 Daytona IWSC Gar Robinson Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Riley Motorsports confirmed their full two-car effort in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s new LMP3 class Friday afternoon (Dec. 11).  Previously, the team announced that their Michelin Pilot Challenge team will move up to LMP3 in 2021 with Jim Cox and Dylan Murry.  They’ll be joined by Jeroen Bleekemolen and Austin McCusker in Daytona.  In …

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TF Sport to Make IMSA Debut at Daytona

2019 Bahrain WEC Charlie Eastwood Car Marius Hecker Adrenal Media

(Photo: Marius Hecker@AdrenalMedia.com)

WEC competitor TF Sport announced their entry in January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona Thursday (Dec. 10).  Unlike the GTE-Am class Aston Martin Vantage pictured above, the team will be fielding an Aston Martin Vantage GT3 in the GT Daytona class TF Sport regular Charlie Eastwood will drive the Aston Martin alongside three drivers with significant …

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