Tudor United SportsCar Championship Tag

File this one in the saving the best for last of the 2015 PPIHC (Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb) announcements. Perennially underrated IndyCar ace Justin Wilson is making his first trip to the mountain to drive Wirth Research and HPD’s abandoned LMP2 project, the ferocious looking ARX-04b. After problematic development and winter testing, Extreme Speed Motorsports raced the ARX-04b in the TUSC season opening Rolex 24 at Daytona only for ESM to replace it with it’s predecessor and then a Ligier JS P2 for the remaining Tudor and WEC racesRead More
Tequila Patron ESM Racing has altered their course and will sit out the remaining rounds of the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup. After switching to their year old HPD ARX-03b cars after Daytona then to a Liger JS P2 for their full season assault on the FIA World Endurance Championship, Scott Sharp, team owner has cited that it does not make financial sense to race in both Europe and America given the cost of logistics. On top of that, the team did not score any points in the RolexRead More
This week Flying Lizard Motorsports returns to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix, the next round of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. In 2014, the team earned pole position and led every lap of the 78 lap race. The perfect run ended in heartbreak as the car ran out of fuel in the legendary corkscrew in the final lap, resulting in a 6th place finish. With a strong determination, the Lizards will return this week to reclaim the win that narrowly escaped their grasp inRead More
DeltaWing Racing
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
Dane Cameron and Eric Curran wasted no-time in posting quick laps around the 1.968 mile Long Beach GP street course. The duo saw their Chevrolet Corvette DP atop the timing and scoring charts for a majority of the first session. Despite being fast throughout the first session, Cameron didn’t turn his fastest lap until time expired on the two-hour opening practice. “I’m really happy right now,” said Cameron. “Our Whelen Corvette DP is awesome right now. We unloaded with a really good car, and just needed to get some seatRead More
Jimmie Johnson celebrates at Atlanta Motor Speedway with a burnout after winning the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, adding to his legacy with career victory No. 71. Just five behind NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt on the all-time wins list.

Posted On March 5, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn In the Gravel Trap

In the Gravel Trap: Episode XVIII 03/04

Adam Tate & Joey Barnes (Tribute Racing) are teamed with the duo of Christopher DeHarde(Motorsports.com) and Josh Farmer (Motorsport Monday), breaking down the latest news in auto racing. The gang will be joined by special guest Brian Carroccio from AR1 with the latest on IndyCar and Formula One news. NASCAR gears up to hit Las Vegas Motor Speedway, with fresh faces in new places they break down Brett Moffitt’s incredible run with Michael Waltrip Racing at Atlanta this past weekend, Jimmie Johnson’s win, and much more. So click the linkRead More

Posted On January 25, 2014By Adam TateIn Uncategorized

A New Dawn: Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona Preview

This weekend, the talk, the speculation, the rumors all end. The cars of the IMSA sanctioned Tudor United Sports Car Championship will hit the high banks of the Daytona International Speedway at ten minutes past 2 o’clock pm. After a decade of dividing the American sports car scene the Grand-Am Rolex Series and the American Le Mans Series have merged. The biggest casualty, the lightning fast and prohobitively expensive P1 prototypes are gone. A top tier class composed of Daytona Prototypes, P2 machines and the ever popular DeltaWing will fightRead More