Prior to the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season, James French had never won a race in the Prototype Challenge class.
Alex Zanardi has announced plans to compete in the 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona Int’l Speedway in a specially modified BMW M8 GTE.
Scuderia Corsa will field a second entry during the IMSA North American Endurance Cup, with Bill Sweedler and Townsend Bell joined by team newcomer Frankie Montecalvo, as well as Sam Bird for the 24 Hours at Daytona.
Jan Magnussen was one month shy of his 25th birthday when his Formula One career ended following a sixth-place result in the 1998 Canadian Grand Prix for the Stewart Ford team.
Wright Motorsports will return to endurance competition next year with a full-season IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship entry.
Jordan Taylor, championship-winning driver of the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac prototype, took a few laps behind the wheel of the 1950 Cadillac Le Monstre at Daytona International Speedway this week, at speeds up to about 90 mph.
3GT Racing officials have signed David Heinemeier Hansson for the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship series.
With an initial two-day Rolex 24 At Daytona test completed on Wednesday, teams will immediately switch their collective focus to the Roar Before the Rolex 24 testing on Jan. 5-7 at Daytona International Speedway.
Round one of testing for the 56th Rolex 24 began Tuesday at Daytona Int'l Speedway, with sports cars in three separate classes taking to the 3.56-mile road course in preparation for the season-opening IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race on Jan. 27-28.
The symphony of sports car sounds once again will be heard over the next two days at Daytona Int'l Speedway with a two-day test including the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge and IMSA Prototype Challenge.