Aug 20

Grand-Am Driver Passes Away

Photo Credit: Brian Cleary/GRAND-AM

Photo Credit: Brian Cleary/

, the son of the late founder of Miller Motorsports Park, Larry H. Miller, died Sunday at the age of 45. The unexpected death of Miller, announced today by his family, came just hours after competing in Saturday’s GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge race at .

Miller, who was in his third year of GRAND-AM competition, teamed with Ian James for a 11th place finish in the GS class aboard their -prepared Ford Mustang last weekend.

The cause of death has not been released at this time.

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Aug 18

Taylor, Angelelli Take Kansas Win

Kansas GRAND-AM Race Report

Photo Credit: John Dagys

got its Rolex Sports Car Series championship quest back on track Saturday evening, as and stormed to victory in the SFP Grand Prix at .

Taylor edged out a hard-charging Scott Pruett for the win in ’s first visit to the 2.37-mile roval, in what turned out to be a thrilling duel between the two powerhouse Daytona Prototype squads.

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Aug 17

USCR Making Progress With DP/P2 Technical Regs

Photo Credit: John Dagys

Photo Credit: John Dagys

A notable step towards the finalization of the United SportsCar Racing technical regulations was made this week, as series officials completed its first wind tunnel test for a car.

Fresh off a podium finish in last weekend’s American Le Mans Series race at Road America, the No. 01 HPD ARX-03b was taken to Windshear in Concord, N.C. for the a test at the state-of-the-art, rolling-road wind tunnel.

The purpose of the test, according to Scot Elkins, vice president, competition and technical regulations for , was to evaluate multiple aerodynamic configurations as the series continues its balance of performance process between P2 cars, Daytona Prototypes and the DeltaWing, which will compete together in the top Prototype class in 2014.

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Aug 16

Rojas Takes Kansas Pole

GRAND-AM- Rojas Takes Kansas Pole

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’s will start tomorrow’s inaugural SFP Grand Prix from the pole, following a heated battle in qualifying this evening at .

Rojas laid down a 1:09.883 lap time late in the 15-minute session, putting the No. 01 Telcel Riley-BMW on the top spot for the two-hour and 45-minute race on the six-turn roval.

“I got a bit worried halfway through qualifying because we had bad luck with traffic,” Rojas explained. “We waited to get a big gap on pit lane and suddenly we started to catch the gentlemen drivers. Lap after lap, I was losing the best grip of my tires.

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