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By IMSA Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta on Oct. 13 marks the end of an era as it wraps up Continental Tire’s current run as the exclusive tire for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype and GT Daytona (GTD) classes. IMSA’s partnership with Continental Tire dates to 2010 as the official tire and title sponsor of the then-GRAND-AM Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. In 2011, Continental became the exclusive tire of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series, and the partnership continued whenRead More

Posted On September 19, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Headline News

DeltaWing takes first race lead of the season

Austin, Texas (September 19, 2015) – An alternate fuel strategy nearly paid major dividends for the Claro/TracFone DeltaWing Racing Cars team, as the DeltaWing Coupe saw its first race lead of the season on the way to a seventh-place finish in the Lone Star Le Mans at Circuit of The Americas. Due to the extreme Texas heat (95 degrees F ambient temperature, with track temps approaching 120 degrees and 125 inside the car), team manager Tim Keene opted for two driver changes to keep Katherine Legge and Memo Rojas asRead More

Posted On June 23, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News

DeltaWing completes 3 day Nola test

The DeltaWing team chose to conduct a three-day test at NOLA Motorsports Park instead of competing in the TUDOR event in Detroit. The team ran endurance tests, experimented with different race set ups, and broke in a new, lighter tub. Keene was encouraged by the results. “We wanted to go out and actually try to break things, to really pound the car. We’ve had tests before where we ran without issues, then got to the race track and had things break. Running hard over a three-day test, we knew someRead More

Posted On May 3, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News

Mechanical issues end promising day for DeltaWing‏

Monterey, Calif. (May 3, 2015) –  The Claro/TracFone DeltaWing Racing Cars team began the day on a positive note, with solid laps in morning warm up giving the team confidence for a good finish from its sixth-place starting position in the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix Powered by Mazda. Ultimately, exhaust and brake issues ended the day early, but the team knows they are getting closer to a solid finish in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Katherine Legge started the race, scheduled for two hours and 40 minutes. As theRead More

Posted On April 29, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News

DeltaWing Looks for Solid Finish in Monterey‏

Braselton, Ga. (April 29. 2015) – The Claro/TracFone DeltaWing Racing Cars team heads to the picturesque rolling hills of Monterey, California this week looking for a solid finish in the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix Powered by Mazda, race four of the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is one of a handful of sports car race tracks that has hosted both iterations of the DeltaWing concept, the roadster and the current DWC13 Coupe. 2013 saw the first podium finish for the DeltaWing team, while the Coupe heldRead More
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Long Beach, Calif. (April 17, 2015) – The Claro/TracFone DeltaWing Racing Cars team began the day with a long list of unknowns in its TUDOR United SportsCar Championship street circuit debut. At the end of the day, the team put its new-found knowledge to good use with a sixth-place starting position in tomorrow’s Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach. The DeltaWing Coupe’s first day amidst the concrete canyons saw the team work through setup changes designed to maximize the car’s ability to handle the myriad of bumps throughout theRead More
BRASELTON, Ga. (January 8, 2015) – The newly-christened DeltaWing Racing Cars with Claro/TracFone team brings new sponsors and a winning driver lineup to the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, as four-time Rolex Sports Car Series champion Guillermo “Memo” Rojas joins DeltaWing veterans Katherine Legge, Gabby Chaves and Andy Meyrick behind the wheel of the revolutionary DeltaWing coupe. In addition to the championship titles, Rojas and current DeltaWing team manager Tim Keene share an impressive sports car record that spans eight years of collaboration at Chip Ganassi Racing, with 30 victoriesRead More