Category archives for: TUDOR United SportsCar

TranSystems Back With RLL Racing

Bobby Rahal (IndyCar Photo)

TranSystems Inc., a global engineering transportation firm, has renewed their role as an official team partner of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing for the team’s sports car and Indy car programs as well as an associate sponsor of the No. 15 Indy car driven by Graham Rahal in the Verizon IndyCar Series for the 2015 and 2016 seasons.

Negri Delivers During Rolex 24 Qualifying

Oswaldo Negri Jr. put the Michael Shank Racing No. 60  Honda-Ligier JS P2 on the pole for Saturday's Rolex 24 at Daytona Int'l Speedway. (Michael Levitt Photo)

A brand-new car, a brand-new engine – that’s typically not the prescription for a pole-winning run for a 24-hour race. But Michael Shank Racing defied the odds, as driver Oswaldo Negri Jr. dominated Prototype qualifying on Thursday for the 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona with a blistering lap of 1 minute, 39.194 seconds, and 129.201 mph.

RRDC Honors Warner With Bob Akin Award

(From left) Archie Urciuli, Bobby Akin, Bill Warner and Bobby Rahal. (Brian Cleary Photo)

Bill Warner, best known as the force behind the hugely successful Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance since 1996, received the 2014 Bob Akin Award from the Road Racing Drivers Club at a dinner prior to the running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the season opener of the 2015 TUDOR SportsCar Championship.

Elford Receives RRDC Phil Hill Award

Road Racing Drivers Club President Bobby Rahal (left) awards Vic Elford with the Phil Hill Award. (RRDC Photo)

Vic Elford, considered one of the fastest race-car drivers of the Sixties and Seventies, was honored by the Road Racing Drivers Club with the 2015 Phil Hill Award.

RLL Racing Adds DRIFIRE As New Sponsor

Bobby Rahal (IndyCar Photo)

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing has announced that DRIFIRE, a premiere provider and developer of high performance flame resistant fabrics and protective apparel to the military, industrial and consumer markets, has joined the team as an associate sponsor of the team’s sports car and Indy car programs for 2015.

Tire Kingdom Joins Shank’s SportsCar Squad

Tire Kingdom has come on board to sponsor Michael Shank Racing's No. 60 entry at Daytona and Sebring. (MSR Photo)

Tire Kingdom Service Centers will be the title sponsor on the No. 60 Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian entry in the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 24-25 and then again at Sebring (Fla.) Int’l Raceway in the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring on March 21.

Mustang Sampling Backs Action Express

Mustang Sampling will support Action Express Racing's No. 5 entry during the entire TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season

Action Express Racing announced Wednesday that Mustang Sampling has joined the team for the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season as a primary sponsor.

DeltaWing Drivers Aim For Daytona Crown

The Claro/TrackFone DeltaWing team heads to Daytona Int'l Speedway with high hopes. (DeltaWing photo)

The Claro/TracFone DeltaWing Racing Cars team proved last year that the revolutionary DeltaWing coupe can be quick on Daytona Int’l Speedway’s famed 3.56-mile road course, but the real test comes this weekend, as the team looks to capture its first TUDOR United SportsCar victory in the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

FOX Sets Rolex 24 Broadcast Crew

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FOX Sports has unveiled its broadcast lineup for the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona, which begins on FOX network television at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, Jan. 24.

Mazda Adds Hinchcliffe To Rolex 24 Lineup

James Hinchcliffe has joined Starworks Motorsport for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship event at Road America this weekend. (IndyCar Photo)

Mazda has added James Hinchcliffe to the SKYACTIV Prototype driver lineup for the 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona.


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