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By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Florida — The 2018 edition of the Rolex 24 at Daytona is upon us and with 50 cars entered it is one of the more talent-filled rosters in the race’s history. Let’s make some predictions about Winners, losers and everything in between. Overall winner: No. 7 Acura Team Penske Team Penske has a stacked lineup with Helio Castroneves, Ricky Taylor and Graham Rahal behind the wheel. All three have extensive racing experience and know how to bring a car home in one piece. ThisRead More
While GT Le Mans (GTLM) has the smallest field at nine cars, there is no shortage of action between the manufacturers. Let’s take a look at the class by manufacturer. Corvette The brute strength of the C7.Rs cannot be overstated as the popular GM marque won back-to-back runnings in 2015 and 2016 with 2016 being a classic photo finish with the two cars so close to each other. Jan Magnussen, Antonio Garcia, Tommy Milner and Marcel Fassler highlight a powerful driving lineup for the Chevrolet team and will be fightingRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Author’s note: This is part of a 10-part series discussing tracks around the world that I feel would be a good fit for the Verizon IndyCar Series. The opinions here are expressed solely of the author and not necessarily of the Motorsports Tribune. International races and street races in the Verizon IndyCar Series have often been hit or miss, but one of the surefire hits was the street circuit in Surfer’s Paradise, Australia. Surfer’s Paradise was a mainstay in the CART/Champ Car calendar from 1991-2007Read More
By IMSA Wire Service HOMESTEAD, Florida – Continuing its trend of making major announcements on the biggest stages, officials from Ford Motor Company and Ford Chip Ganassi Racing unveiled the driver lineup for the highly anticipated Ford GT program to debut in the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in a packed media center at Homestead-Miami Speedway as part of Ford Championship Weekend. The two-car team will compete in the GT Le Mans class beginning with the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 30-31, 2016. The full-time WeatherTech Championship lineup willRead More

Posted On June 2, 2015By Josh FarmerIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Briscoe back at SPM for Texas

Ryan Briscoe will return to the cockpit of the #5 Arrow Electronics Honda for this weekend’s Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway. Briscoe finished 12th at the Indianapolis 500 when he was initially tapped to fill in for the injured James Hinchcliffe. He has one win (2010) in eight starts at TMS and won the pole in 2009. Conor Daly filled in for SPM last weekend in Detroit and finished 6th in the second race of the weekend. It is known that Daly is likely to return for Toronto. BriscoeRead More
The sun begins to rise at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and with it are 33 drivers preparing for a day that could alter everything that defines their career. Drivers that have never won “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” have a chance to change their path. While the ones who have tasted milk in Victory Lane and kissed the bricks have a chance to cement an even greater career in their quest to become one of the all-time greats. Helio Castroneves, a three-time Indy 500 champion, came within a foot of winningRead More
Adam Tate, Josh Farmer and Joey Barnes of Tribute Racing preview the 99th Indianapolis 500 live from Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Scott Dixon put the Target Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet on pole, can the 2008 Indy 500 winner take home his second Borg-Warner Trophy? The defending Verizon IndyCar Series champion, Will Power, starts alongside and takes aim at his first 500 win. Chevrolet had the upperhand over Honda in qualifying, will they in the race? Plus, Hinchcliffe’s injury and Briscoe climbs in as SPM’s super-sub. Click the link for all thisRead More
IndyCar super sub Ryan Briscoe

Posted On May 23, 2015By Christopher DeHardeIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

SPM adjusts after Hinchcliffe

The inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana winner was medically ruled out of competing in the Indianapolis 500. James Hinchcliffe was practicing earlier this week at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway after qualifying for the 24th position out of 33 when a piece of the right front suspension failed, sending Hinchcliffe into the wall at over 225 mph. A piece of the suspension then went through his right leg and pierced his left leg, making his being extricated from the cockpit even more of a challenge than it normally is afterRead More
Ryan Briscoe
Ryan Briscoe has the potential to do something that only racing legend A.J. Foyt has accomplished. Foyt is the only driver to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1967),  the Rolex 24 at Daytona (1983, 85), the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring (1985) and the Indianapolis 500 (1961, 1964, 1967 and 1977). This year, Briscoe has won the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring and was set to only compete in the crown jewel of sportscar racing – the 24 Hours of LeRead More
Ryan Briscoe
Confirming what Tribute Racing initially reported yesterday, Ryan Briscoe will be the substitute driver for James Hinchcliffe in the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500. Briscoe will make his 10th start in the 500 from the middle of the final row due to a driver change. “Obviously, my thoughts go to James, you never like to be a part of a situation like this,” said Briscoe. “To have this opportunity, it’s great. Obviously coming into the Indy 500 on the day before Carb Day, it’s not the ideal situation. YouRead More