Sports Cars
Dec 20

What To Watch: Your Weekend Racing Schedule

1954 BUICK SKYLARK CONVERTIBLE. (Photo: Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson)

1954 BUICK SKYLARK CONVERTIBLE. (Photo: Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson)

Friday, December 20

On Demand – F1 European Rally | Switzerland (www.Speed2.com)

On Demand – F3 Open | Catalunya Race 2 (www.Speed2.com)

8 p.m. – Barrett-Jackson 2014 Preview | Scottsdale, AZ (FOX Sports 2)

Saturday, December 21

On Demand – GT Open | Catalunya Race 1 (www.Speed2.com)

12 p.m. – Barrett-Jackson 2014 Preview | Scottsdale, AZ (FOX Sports 1)

6 p.m. – Barrett-Jackson 2014 Preview | Scottsdale, AZ (FOX Sports 2)

7 p.m. – Lucas Oil Off Road Racing | San Bernardino (FOX Sports 2) 

8 p.m. – Lucas Oil Off Road Racing | San Bernardino (FOX Sports 2)

Sunday, December 22

On Demand – GT Open | Catalunya Race 2 (www.Speed2.com)

2 p.m. – Lucas Oil Drag Boats | Chandler (FOX Sports 1)

4 p.m. – Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt | Portsmouth (FOX Sports 1)

6 p.m. – FIA World Touring Car Championship | Japan (FOX Sports 2)

7 p.m. – FIA World Touring Car Championship | China (FOX Sports 2)

8 p.m. – FIA World Touring Car Championship | Macau (FOX Sports 2)

9 p.m. – Lucas Oil Drag Boats | Chandler (FOX Sports 2)

3:30 a.m. – FIA World Endurance Championship | Season Review (FOX Sports 1)

**All times Eastern Standard

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Dec 20

Sports Cars: Rossi Joins DeltaWing For Rolex 24

Caterham Formula 1 reserve driver Alexander Rossi will make his Rolex 24 debut. (Photo: LAT Photography)

Caterham reserve driver will make his Rolex 24 debut with Racing . (Photo: LAT Photography)

GP2 race winner Alexander Rossi will make his Rolex 24 at Daytona debut, having been named Friday as the third driver in the DeltaWing for the season-opener.

The 22-year-old California native, who serves as Caterham’s Formula 1 reserve driver, will join Andy Meyrick and Katherine Legge in the closed-top car.

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Dec 19

SportsCars: Counting Down The Top Five Stories Of 2013

Countdown Through Top 5 SportsCar Racing Stories Of 2013

The helmet of the late Sean Edwards, who had paid tribute to Allan Simonsen following the Dane’s death at Le Mans earlier this year. (Photo: John Dagys)

5. Launch of Asian Le Mans Series: After numerous attempts, the Asian Le Mans Series finally kicked off in 2013, featuring a modest four-round schedule. OAK Racing Team Total and driver David Cheng walked as champions in LMP2, while AF Corse picked up GTC class honors. Despite having started with only eight entries, the car count nearly doubled by the season finale, giving optimism towards an even larger field in 2014.

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Dec 18

SportsCars: Counting Down The Top Five Drivers Of 2013

WEC 2013 - WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP 2013 - 6 HOURS OF SILVERSTONE. (Photo: DPPI/WEC)

World Endurance Championship drivers celebrate on the podium at Silverstone. (Photo: DPPI/WEC)

5. Mike Conway: Making his sports car racing debut, Mike Conway proved to be one of the storylines of 2013. The Englishman scored a season-high four LMP2 class victories in the final five rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship with G-Drive Racing by Delta-ADR and co-drivers John Martin and Roman Rusinov, while also shining in his one-and-only ALMS start with Level 5 Motorsports. An exclusion at Le Mans for an illegal fuel cell ultimately denied the 30-year-old the FIA WEC LMP2 title. Conway’s talent was quickly noticed by Toyota, which has brought him on board to be its test and reserve driver for next year in LMP1.

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Dec 17

SportsCars: Countdown — The Top Five Races Of 2013

SportsCars: Countdown Through The Top 5 Races Of 2013

The 2013 sportscar season was full of thrills. (Photo: John Dagys)

5. Rolex Series Kansas: GRAND-AM’s first, and only, trip to the high-banked oval surprisingly produced one of the most entertaining races of the year, with close battles in both the Daytona Prototype and GT classes. Jordan Taylor held off Scott Pruett for more than 45 minutes to take victory, in what could be considered a career-defining drive by the 22-year-old second generation racer.

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