Sheehan’s Top Ten Charge Halted Early at Road Atlanta

Braselton, GEORGIA – March 29, 2021 – Tom Sheehan’s bid for a second top ten finish this season was halted prematurely on Sunday, March 28 through no fault of the driver himself. An electronic control unit problem and harness issue caused him to retire after 26 laps. The LTK Ford Mustang was lying in 11th place at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta inside a field of 26 TA2 cars and poised for a typical late charge at the leaderboard.

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Racing on TV Listings for March 19-21

Here are your racing television listings for this weekend, from Mike Pryson at Auto Week…

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Team Corvette Wins GTLM Class of Rolex 24 At Daytona

The #3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R driven by Antonio Garcia, Jordan Taylor and Nicky Catsburg races to victory Sunday, January 31, 2021 winning the GTLM class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 at Daytona endurance race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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Extreme E – GMC HUMMER EV Teams Up for Off-Road Extreme E Racing Series

DETROIT – GMC announced today a new multiyear sponsorship with Chip Ganassi Racing for the team’s first electric racing venture in the inaugural Extreme E season in 2021. CGR’s 550-horsepower electric SUV, which features a unique grille, graphics and bodywork, was inspired by the GMC HUMMER EV, the world’s first all-electric supertruck. “I can’t think of a better fit than showcasing the look of GMC’s HUMMER EV in Extreme E with Chip Ganassi Racing,” said Jim Campbell, General Motors U.S. vice president, Performance and Motorsports. “Both GMC HUMMER EV and the…

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Track Talk – Sean Creech Motorsports’ Lance Willsey Brings COVID Awareness to Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (22 January 2021) – As the 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship prepares to launch this Friday with the Roar Before the 24, the field of drivers and teams are all working through their checklists to prepare in the build up to the 59th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on January 30-31.  But one set of to-dos is all new for 2021, as teams not only need to work through how to race their way to a new Rolex, but also how to do so safely in the time of…

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IMSA WEATHERTECH CHAMPIONSHIP BEGINS 2021 SEASON WITH ROAR BEFORE THE ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA THIS SUNDAY

STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 19, 2021 – The 2021 IMSA WeatherTech Championship season gets underway this Sunday with the Roar Before the Rolex 24 At Daytona’s inaugural Pole Award race at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The 100-minute long Pole Award race determines the field’s starting positions for the Rolex 24 At Daytona and is expected to feature a collection of racing superstars from across the world including Jimmie Johnson, Chase Elliott, Austin Dillon, Scott Dixon, Alexander Rossi, Helio Castroneves, and Kevin Magnussen, among others.

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Jimmie Johnson on DAYTONA Road Course, Preparing for Rolex 24 At DAYTONA

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 9, 2020) –  A Two-time DAYTONA 500 Champion and seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion, along with an Indy 500 winner and a Rolex 24 At DAYTONA and 24 Hour of Le Mans champion, took their seats in the Daytona International Speedway media center Wednesday morning, ready to address a robust lineup of international media in a virtual news conference during a break in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship testing.

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Mid-Engine Corvette C8.Rs 4th and 7th in GTLM Debut: Rolex 24 At Daytona

Photos of the mid-engine Corvette race cars from the past weekend’s Rolex 24 at Daytona…

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