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Design for the win
Oct29

Design for the win

Michelin, the proud winner of the past 18 Le Mans 24 Hours, has partnered with the Automobile Club l’Ouest (ACO), promoter and organizer of the Le Mans 24 Hours, for a unique theme for the 2017 Michelin Challenge Design: “Le Mans 2030: Design for the Win.” Michelin Challenge Design is an annual competition to celebrate, promote, publicize and give visibility to original creative thinking and innovation in vehicle design. Michelin...

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Ganassi races for today and tomorrow
Aug05

Ganassi races for today and tomorrow

The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship entry list says that Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) is running a Daytona Prototype here at Road America. That is certainly true, but there is much, much more to that line on the entry list than meets the eye. In reality, while racing for the win here, Ganassi is already racing for 2016. For the past 18 months, CGRFS has been developing the 3.5 liter Ford EcoBoost, V6 turbocharged...

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American power wins all four classes!
Jan25

American power wins all four classes!

The Rolex 24 has been run and won with American engines winning all four classes at Daytona International Speedway in the opening round of the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Chip Ganassi Racing earned the Prototype win with their Ford-powered Riley DP, Corvette Racing took the C7.R to victory lane in the GTLM class, PR1 Motorsports crossed the line first with its Chevy-powered Oreca in PC and the Riley Motorsports Dodge...

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Dixon and Ganassi strong at Daytona
Jan24

Dixon and Ganassi strong at Daytona

Scott Dixon knows how to win the Rolex 24 at Daytona – the trouble is his first and only victory came way back in 2006 when Chip Ganassi won the race for the first time. The former IndyCar Champion and Indy 500 winner has been a regular here at Daytona with Ganassi but despite the team winning the race five times, the New Zealander was only in the winning car once in 2006 with the late Dan Wheldon and Casey Mears. Today he is...

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Manufacturer prototype battle heats up
Jan21

Manufacturer prototype battle heats up

This year’s 53rd Annual Rolex 24 At Daytona is the first major race of the year in the U.S. and kicks off the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. The race is expected to produce a relentless battle featuring Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, BMW and Mazda powered prototypes and a pair of independent threats. Here is a brief rundown of the top Prototype class: CHEVROLET Chevrolet enters the Rolex 24 At Daytona as the defending 2014 race...

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