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Ready to roar at Daytona

The “off-season” is officially over – a total of 66 cars are ready to hit the track at Daytona International Speedway as the annual “Roar before the 24” pre-season test kicks off in Florida. With holiday festivities now well behind us, drivers and crews were left with little time to head to Florida – in fact, spare a thought for the truck drivers who had to drive through the New Year’s Eve...

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Edwards no stranger to Daytona sucess

Young BMW star John Edwards is expected to become a regular for the German manufacturer in 2014 in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Edwards filled in for Joey Hand when the fellow American had date clashes with his DTM commitments last year in the American Le  Mans Series. The 21-year-old quickly showed he had what it took to be successful – scoring the pole and winning at Lime Rock Park with Dirk Mueller. The BMW ace...

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More testing at Daytona

Testing is underway again at Daytona International Raceway today with the GT Le Mans and GT Daytona classes on track. While everyone awaits the arrival of the new Corvette C7-R and the new CORE autosport run-Porsche machines, BMW, Ferrari and Aston Martin have been doing battle in the GT Le Mans category. Renowned as the most competitive class of GT racing in the world, the class transfers over from the American Le Mans Series to the...

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Jarvis chasing second US endurance classic

British Audi ace Oliver Jarvis is hoping to take his second major US endurance race victory this weekend when he makes his Sebring debut aboard the No.1 Audi R18 e-tron quatro. Jarvis was part of the winning team at the Rolex 24 at Daytona aboard the Audi R8 run by Alex Job Racing. Alongside last year’s Sebring GTC winner Dion von Moltke, Filipe Albuquerque and Edoardo Montara – Jarvis was part of the winning squad which...

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Michelin and BMW Motorsport join forces for ALMS

Michelin and BMW Motorsport will join forces to contest the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) as well as Germany’s famed Nürburgring 24 Hours in 2013. The German carmaker’s BMW Z4 GTE and BMW Z4 GT3 will run on tires from Michelin’s ‘Ultimate’ endurance racing range. The new American Le Mans Series contender for the Bobby Rahal led BMW Team RLL was unveiled yesterday at Daytona International Speedway – the for the...

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