Feb 26

SportsCars: Rolex 24 Winners Level 5 Withdraws From TUSC

Level 5 Motorsports has withdrawn both of its Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 cars. (Photo: John Dagys)

has withdrawn both of its Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 cars. (Photo: John Dagys)

Despite having come out on top in last month’s , Level 5 Motorsports has withdrawn from the with immediate effect.

The four-time American Le Mans Series class champions, which fielded a pair of Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 cars in the new-for-2014 GTD category, scored its first class victory at Daytona with drivers Bill Sweedler, Townsend Bell, Jeff Segal, Alessandro Pier Guidi and team owner .

Tags: , , , ,
Feb 26

SportsCars: 12 Hours Of Sebring — The Longest Half Day In Racing

Every March since 1952, the racing action returns to Florida’s famed airfield circuit for a 12-hour race that has made famous around the world.

Enjoy a look back at the history behind the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, which plays host to the second round of this year’s , Live! on the FOX Sports family of networks.

Tags: , ,
Feb 14

SportsCars: 24 Hours Of Le Mans Entry List Released

The 24 Hours of Le Mans is scheduled for June 14-15, with live coverage on the FOX Sports family of networks. (Photo: DPPI/FIA WEC)

The is scheduled for June 14-15, with live coverage on the FOX Sports family of networks.
(Photo: DPPI/FIA WEC)

The Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) released this week the entry list for the 82nd annual 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Featuring 55 entries plus the experimental Nissan ZEOD RC as the Garage 56 entrant, this year’s around-the-clock endurance classic will see a number of new and returning faces in all four classes.

A total of 10 cars are set to take part in LMP1, headlined by the new-for-2014 factory prototypes from Audi, Porsche and Toyota, while Lotus and Rebellion enter non-hybrid privateer cars that will fight for top class honors in the new LMP1-L class.

Tags: ,
Feb 5

Inside CORE Autosport’s Amazing Double Rolex 24 Win

The 2014 Rolex 24 GTLM class winner, CORE autosport's 911 RSR, in Victory Lane. (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

The 2014 GTLM class winner, ’s 911 RSR, sits in Victory Lane at Daytona International Speedway. (Photo: Courtesy of )

It’s often said that winning the can be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. But winning it twice, in the same year, is a feat that had only happened twice before in the race’s 51-year history.

That was until last week when CORE autosport-prepared cars claimed victories in both the GT Le Mans and Prototype Challenge classes in the historic inaugural round of the .

Tags: , , ,
Jan 25

Scary Rolex 24 Wreck Sends Two Drivers To Daytona Hospital

The wrecked car of Memo Gidley is taken away from the accident. (Photo: John Dagys)

The wrecked car of is taken away from the accident. (Photo: John Dagys)

Two drivers that were involved in a horrific accident in the opening hours of the at Daytona are awake and alert, following a statement released by .

Memo Gidley and have both been admitted to Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Fla. following a heavy impact that destroyed both cars late in the third hour.

Tags: , , , , , ,