Andy Lally Tag

By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer SEBRING, Fla.– Desperate situations result in desperate moves that will either pay off big or make people angry and the latter came true after the 67th Annual Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. A late caution for the No. 96 Turner Motorsport BMW M6 GT3 bunched up the field with under 20 minutes to go. The restart came with under eight minutes remaining and two different GT class battles resulted in tears for both GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GTRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer SEBRING, Fla. — The opening day of practice for the 2019 Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring was great for some and not so great for others but three sessions have given us a better idea of who the favorites are ahead of Saturday’s endurance classic. At least, in most classes, it has. In Daytona Prototype International (DPi), six cars managed to place themselves in the top five multiple times across all three sessions with the No. 31 Cadillac DPi entry from Action Express Racing appearingRead More
By IMSA Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – It’s finally here. Ten days from now, on Saturday, Jan. 26 at 2:30 p.m. ET, the green flag will fly over a 47-car field in the 57th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona. It marks both the start of the IMSA 50th Anniversary Celebration and the beginning of an exciting new era for the sanctioning body and its flagship IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The field will include 47 cars spread across four classes of competition: Daytona Prototype international (DPi) – forRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Series driver Andy Lally is one of many drivers that have attempted to jump from one discipline of racing to another. The three-time Grand-Am Series Champion attempted just one full season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. In 2011, Lally earned the Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors in NASCAR’s Premier Series driving for the Kevin Buckler-owned The Racers Group Motorsports team. His best career start to date, seventh, came in the 2011 Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. Lally’sRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer CONCORD, N.C. – It’s the 28th race of the season, and the second of the Playoffs. Four full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars have combined to score 12 victories. The Xfinity Series returns to Charlotte Motor Speedway for the second time this season but will compete on the 2.28-mile road course-oval hybrid for the first time. The Playoff battle, the unknown of the Roval, possibility of racing in the rain, and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into the 28th race of the season. Coverage forRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer It’s the 23rd race of the season and three full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars have combined to score eight victories. The Xfinity Series returns to Road America for the Johnsonville 180. No Cup drivers, road course ringers, the possibility of racing in the rain, the battle to make the Playoffs, and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into the 23rd race of the season. Coverage for the Johnsonville 180 is scheduled to start Saturday at 3:00 p.m. ET. Road America has hosted the 23rd race ofRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer It’s the 21st race of the season and three full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars have combined to score seven victories. The Xfinity Series returns to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the Rock N Roll Tequila 170. Road course ringers, the possibility of racing in the rain, and stage racing are just some of the storylines heading into the 21st race of the season. Coverage for the Rock N Roll Tequila 170 is scheduled to start Saturday at 3:00 p.m. ET. The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course has beenRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer ELKHART LAKE, Wisconsin — After a fiery start to Friday practice, the No. 22 Nissan DPi of Extreme Speed Motorsports was top of the time sheet in Sunday morning warmup ahead of the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America for the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship. Pipo Derani went around the 4.048 mile road course with a fast lap of 1 minute, 53.030 seconds for an average speed of 128.928 mph. Second fastest was the No. 7 Acura Team Penske entry of Ricky Taylor,Read More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer ELKHART LAKE, Wisconsin — Magnus Racing has been on a roll lately in the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship and rolled into Road America by setting the fastest class time in the first practice session ahead of Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase. Andy Lally managed to bring the Audi R8 LMS GT3 around the 4.048 mile natural terrain road course with a GT Daytona (GTD) class-leading lap of 2 minutes, 7.048 seconds for an average speed of 114.702 mph. For Magnus Racing, this part ofRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Three-time NASCAR Rolex Grand-Am Sports Car Series Champion Andy Lally will compete in three NASCAR Xfinity Series races. Lally will pilot the No. 90 Henry Repeating Arms Chevrolet Camaro SS for DGM Racing. In addition to his three championships, Lally has five class victories in the historic Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. He also has visited victory lane in the 12 Hours of Sebring, Petit Le Mans, and the Six Hours of The Glen. Lally will compete with the Mario Gosselin-led team in the Mid-OhioRead More