Mar 26

Muscle Milk Pickett Racing to skip both Long Beach and Laguna Seca

The Oreca 03 Nissan P2 car is driven by Klaus Graf, Lucas Luhr and Jann Mardenborough. (Photo: Getty Images)

The Oreca 03 Nissan P2 car is driven by Klaus Graf, Lucas Luhr and Jann Mardenborough. (Photo: John Dagys)

Muscle Milk Pickett Racing have announced that it will not take part in the next two rounds of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

The two-time ALMS P1 championship-winning squad has elected to skip the races at Long Beach and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in order to focus on reliability and performance testing with its Oreca 03 Nissan P2 car.

Mar 15

SportsCars: Chip Ganassi Racing Wins Twelve Hours Of Sebring

Marino Franchitti takes the checkered flag in the No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing Ford Riley DP. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Marino Franchitti takes the checkered flag in the No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing Ford Riley DP. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

With a bit of luck and a late-race yellow, Chip Ganassi Racing powered through to claim victory in Saturday’s 62nd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, the second round of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

After an unforgettable around-the-clock endurance classic, that saw nearly half the race run under yellow, Marino Franchitti took the No. 01 Telcel Riley-Ford across the line 4.682 seconds ahead of the No. 1 Extreme Speed Motorsports HPD ARX-03b of Ryan Dalziel in second.

Mar 15

SportsCars: 12 Hours Of Sebring Live Race Updates

The No. 01 Chip Ganassi Ford Riley DP wins the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. (Photo: John Dagys)

The No. 01 Chip Ganassi Ford Riley DP wins the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. (Photo: John Dagys)

Franchitti, Pruett and Rojas Win Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring

Chip Ganassi Racing claimed overall victory in Saturday’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, becoming the first team to win the Rolex 24 at Daytona, Indianapolis 500, Daytona 500 and the 12-hour Florida endurance classic.

Marino Franchitti teamed with co-drivers Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas to take their No. 01 Riley-Ford to a narrow 4.682 second-victory over the No. 1 Extreme Speed Motorsports HPD ARX-03b of Ryan Dalziel, Scott Sharp and Ed Brown in second.

Class winners include CORE autosport (PC), Porsche North America (GTLM) and Magnus Racing (GTD).

CLICK HERE FOR A FULL RECAP OF THE TWELVE HOURS OF SEBRING

Jan 26

Level 5 Motorsports Awarded GT Daytona Victory After Penalty Overturned

Alessandro Pier Guidi moves under Markus Winkelhock on the final lap of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. (Photo: F. Peirce Williams, LAT Photo USA)

Alessandro Pier Guidi moves under Markus Winkelhock on the final lap of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. (Photo: F. Peirce Williams, LAT Photo USA)

IMSA has reversed the stop-and-hold plus 75 second penalty issued to Level 5 Motorsports on the last lap of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, thus making the No. 555 Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 the new GT Daytona class winner.

IMSA officials reviewed the situation after the race. IMSA’s Scot Elkins, VP of Competition and Technical Regulations, came into the media center more than three hours after the checkered flag to release a statement.

Jan 26

Action Express Racing wins 52nd Rolex 24 at Daytona

The Action Express Racing team celebrates their overall victory in the 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona. (Photo: Michael L. Levitt, LAT Photo USA)

The Action Express Racing team celebrates their overall victory in the 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona. (Photo: Michael L. Levitt, LAT Photo USA)

Following a late-race dual with Wayne Taylor Racing, Action Express Racing broke through to claim victory in the 52nd Rolex 24 at Daytona, the opening round of the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

The No. 5 Corvette DP took the overall win in the hands of Sebastien Bourdais, Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi. The trio held off WTR’s No. 10 Corvette DP, driven by Max Angelelli, Jordan, Ricky and Wayne Taylor, by 1.461 seconds after 695 laps.