Joest Racing Tag

By IMSA Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A year ago at this time, the sports car racing world was buzzing with the recently announced news that Mazda would be teaming up with Joest Racing for the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship to be run under the Mazda Team Joest banner. It was a big deal. Joest Racing is one of the most storied teams in sports car racing history, and it had most recently fielded the extremely successful Audi LMP1 program in the FIA World Endurance Championship. As partRead More
By Holly Cain, IMSA Wire Service SEBRING, Fla. – A night of fond memories and legendary efforts highlighted the 2018 Sebring Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Grand Marshal Dinner Friday night at the Chateau Elan hotel located alongside Sebring International Raceway’s famous hairpin turn. The great A.J. Foyt, the late Paul Newman, drivers Rinaldo “Dino” Capello, the Joest Racing team and the local Sebring Firemen civic organization were bestowed Hall of Fame honors in a packed dining hall that included other racing greats from Roger Penske to Bobby Rahal,Read More

Posted On October 9, 2013By Motorsports TribuneIn Formula One, Remembering a Champion

Remembering: Michele Alboreto

24 Hours of Le Mans Champion – 1997 Petit Le Mans Champion – 2000 12 Hours of Sebring Champion – 2001 Winner of 5 Formula One Grand Prix Michele Alboreto was one of the most respected drivers of his generation. Born in Milan, Italy on December 23rd, 1956, Alboreto’s career would complement the versatility of his skill-sets in multiple forms of motorsports. His racing days began in 1976, but it wasn’t until 1978 in the Formula Italia series until he broke through, grabbing two wins in the process. The nextRead More