Sports Cars
Oct 2

ALMS: 2013 VIR Oak Tree GP Video Preview

’s Oliver Gavin and ’ Marino Franchitti discuss the challenges of the 2013 Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway.

The series’ website offers additional content such as live in-car cameras, timing and scoring, and car-to-pit radio for all users around the world.

 

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Oct 1

Ford EcoBoost Engine, Bodywork Set Up For Record Run

Ford EcoBoost Engine, Bodywork; Set for Record Run

will debut a new-look at the 2014 Rolex 24. (Photo: Courtesy of Ford)

Ford confirmed Tuesday that it will debut its new engine in next year’s with a new-look Daytona Prototype featuring the brand’s styling cues.

As originally reported at sportscar365.com

The Blue Oval took the wraps off its brand-specific bodywork, primarily featuring a revised nose and other aero developments from the Gen-3 Riley bodywork, which had been used in the Rolex Sports Car Series since 2012.

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Oct 1

Rolex Champions Honored At New York’s Gotham Hall

Rolex Champions Awards At New York’s Gotham Hall

The 2013 Rolex Sports Car Series champions celebrate together at New York’s Gotham Hall. (Photo: Brian Cleary/)

The GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series gathered one final time on Monday evening at Gotham Hall in Manhattan to put the wraps on 14 years of outstanding competition and honor its deserving champions and award winners.

Second-generation driver was feted for his first driver championship, while his No. 10 Velocity Worldwide/Toshiba Corvette DP co-driver Max Angelelli celebrated his second DP title. Angelelli co-drove to his first DP championship with Jordan’s father, Wayne Taylor, in 2005. Wayne Taylor owns the No. 10 team.

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Sep 30

CORE Set for New Chapter with Porsche

 

CORE Set for New Chapter with Porsche

CORE Set for New Chapter with Porsche (Photo: LAT)

Last week’s announcement that would become the operational partner for Porsche’s new factory program in the may have turned some heads, but for team owner Jon Bennett and team manager Morgan Brady, it was the culmination of a long-term goal fulfilled in an surprisingly short period of time.

As originally reported at sportscar365.com

Less than four years ago, the idea of going racing in the American Le Mans Series was still a dream for Bennett, who assembled a team as an extension to his manufacturing business, Composite Resources, in 2010. Brady, a former Atlantic engineer who had been part of the ill-fated US F1 project, was one of his first hires, turning down an offer to work for Penske Racing to instead lead efforts at the upstart CORE outfit.

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