Category archives for: Road Racing

Ganassi Claims Rolex 24 Snodgrass Award

Team owner Chip Ganassi, right, was presented with the Snodgrass Award of Excellence. (Rolex/Tom O'Neal photo)

Chip Ganassi Racing owner Chip Ganassi has won multiple road-racing honors. He can add the Rolex Bob Snodgrass Award of Excellence to his list now as well.

Maxwell & Johnson Collect Daytona Accolades

2016 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Daytona

Multimatic Motorsports’ Billy Johnson and Scott Maxwell co-drove their No. 15 Ford Shelby GT350-R-C to victory in Friday’s BMW Performance 200 at Daytona Int’l Speedway, the season-opening race for the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.

DeltaWing Leads Final Rolex 24 Practice

The DeltaWing squad led the final practice Friday ahead of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. (F. Peirce Williams/LAT Photo)

The No. 0 Panoz DeltaWing Racing DWC13 Prototype made team history Friday, posting the fastest lap of today’s final practice session for the Rolex 24 At Daytona – 1 minute, 38.59 seconds/129.993 mph.

Lexus To Enter IMSA, Becomes Series Partner

Lexus has become an official partner of the International Motor Sports Ass'n. (PRNewsFoto/Lexus Photo)

Lexus has become the latest car manufacturer brand to join the International Motor Sports Ass’n as an official automotive partner.

Aleshin Survives Rain, Earns Rolex 24 Pole

Mikhail Aleshin stunned the IMSA WeatherTech SpotsCar Championship by surviving soggy conditions to earn the pole for the Rolex 24 at Daytona. (Eric Schwarzkopf Photo)

Russian IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin overcame extremely wet conditions to capture the Prototype class TOTAL Pole Award for the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona.

Pocono Off SCCA Majors Calendar


Sports Car Club of America announced Thursday the cancellation of the Aug. 13-14 U.S. Majors Tour race at Pocono Raceway.

Judy Stropus Receives Bob Akin Award

Judy Stropus (center) was awarded the Road Racing Drivers Club Bob Akin Ward by Bobby Akin (left) and Archie Urciuoli (right) on Wednesday. (Brian Cleary Photo)

Judy Stropus, former professional timer/scorer, race-car driver and award-winning publicist, received the 2015 Bob Akin Award from the Road Racing Drivers Club 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.

Star Cars Abound In 54th Rolex 24

Chip Ganassi Racing has star power for its two of Prototype entries for the 54th Rolex 24. (Richard Dole/LAT Photo)

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s “Star Car” returns to defend its victory in the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona, although many of the 13 entrants in the Prototype class can share that nickname entering the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship opener at Daytona Int’l Speedway on Saturday and Sunday.

Pruett Receives RRDC Phil Hill Award

Scott Pruett (left) received the Phil Hill Award from Road Racing Drivers Club President Bobby Rahal on Wednesday. (Brian Cleary Photo)

Scott Pruett, a veteran racer with a record 60 victories in IMSA competition, was honored by the Road Racing Drivers Club with the 2016 Phil Hill Award.

Hoosier Back As Official Trans-Am Tire


The Trans-Am Race Company has announced Hoosier Racing Tire will return as the official tire of the Trans-Am Series for the 2016 season.


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