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Risi confirm 2016 line-up
Jan09

Risi confirm 2016 line-up

Risi Competition has locked in its driver line-up for the upcoming Rolex 24 at Daytona as the team awaits the delivery of its new Ferrari F488 GTE. Giancarlo Fisichella, Toni Vilander, Davide Rigon and Olivier Beretta will compete at the 2016 running of the twice-around-the-clock American endurance classic in the new car. Risi plans a full season of racing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with Fisichella and Vilander as...

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New look for FOX TV in 2016
Jan09

New look for FOX TV in 2016

FOX Sports telecasts of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship events will feature an exciting new look in 2016 through a number of enhancements. The IMSA broadcast team in 2016 will include Greg Creamer handling play-by-play alongside analyst Calvin Fish, with Brian Till and Justin Bell (pictured right) calling the action from pit road. Additions for 2016 include the use of aerial cameras for a majority of events and special feature...

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Kristensen Grand Marshal for Rolex 24
Jan09

Kristensen Grand Marshal for Rolex 24

Tom Kristensen, known as one of the most successful sports car endurance racers of all time, will serve as Grand Marshal for the 54th anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on January 30-31 at Daytona International Speedway. The nine-time Le Mans winner will give the command, “Drivers, start your engines.” The Danish ace retired after 37 years of race in after 2014. Along with his Le Mans wins, Kristen also won the 12 Hours of Sebring...

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Honda Ligier combo set the pace
Jan08

Honda Ligier combo set the pace

The Honda-powered Ligier prototype combination has been the weapon of choice at the Roar before the 24 test at Daytona International Speedway this afternoon. The Japanese/French combo topped the timesheet with former Nissan LM P1 pilot and recently announced Ford GTE-Pro driver Olivier Pla setting the pace for Michael Shank Racing. “It went really well,” Pla said (pictured right). “I know the team from racing here the last few years...

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New cars fast at Daytona
Jan08

New cars fast at Daytona

Teams have hit the track for the first time at the Roar before the 24 with new cars from GTLM manufacturers immediately on the pace. Lucas Luhr was fastest in the first session aboard the new BMW M6 – the No.100 machine stopped the clocks at 1:45.088 in the “basic black” testing livery. The German ace is sharing the car with John Edwards, Kuno Wittmer and Graham Rahal. Tommy Milner’s Corvette C7.R may not be...

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