Wayne Taylor Racing Tag

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Driving a brand new Prototype developed and built in his native Russia, IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin won the top starting spot for the Rolex 24 at Daytona — with the ninth fastest time of Friday’s qualifying sessions at the 3.56-mile Daytona International Speedway road course. Englishman Nick Tandy had the afternoon’s fastest lap, leading a Porsche sweep of the top two starting spots in the highly competitive GTLM Class, touring the course in 2:01.408 (105.561 mph) and edging fellow PorscheRead More
MONTEREY, Calif. (May 3, 2015) – Visit Florida Racing parlayed their best start of theseason into their first victory of the 2015 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The win in the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix moved the No. 90 VISITFLORIDA.COM Chevrolet Corvette Daytona Prototype into first place in the TUDOR Championship standings. After qualifying in third position, driver Michael Valiante used the inside line to make a bold on Jordan Taylor entering the first turn; the move stuck and Valiante established a commanding leadRead More
LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 18, 2015) – After flirting with victory in the first two races on the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship calendar, brothers Jordan and Ricky Taylor broke through in a big way Saturday, winning the Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase at the Long Beach street circuit. In a classic Chevrolet vs. Ford battle, Jordan Taylor held off a hard-charging Joey Hand in the No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Ford EcoBoost/Riley to win by 3.3 seconds in the No. 10 Konica Minolta Corvette DP owned byRead More
Neil Alberica swept the opening weekend for the Pro Mazda Championship in St. Pete
St. Petersburg, Fla. – Neil Alberico scored his second Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires victory in as many days as he led throughout this morning’s second stanza of the Allied Building Products Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The popular Californian started from the pole for St. Petersburg-based Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing and was never seriously threatened during the half-hour race.   Jose Gutierrez, from Monterrey, Mexico, finished second for defending champion team Juncos Racing, while Alberico’s teammate, Canadian rookie Daniel Burkett, secured his first podium finishRead More

Posted On March 22, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Uncategorized

Action Express Racing Dominates 12 Hours of Sebring

SEBRING, Fla. (March 22, 2015) – Fifty years after the Chaparral 2 claimed Chevrolet’s lone victory in the Mobil1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, Action Express Racing delivered a victory in dominating fashion to snap the half century dry spell and quench it with the ceremonial champagne in front of 100,000 fans. The No. 5 Mustang Sampling team displayed one of the most convincing performances in the 63 year history of the twelve hour endurance race, leading 246 of 340 circuits enroute to lapping the field and adding another 1,271 milesRead More
A dramatic pair of races today in bitterly cold conditions at Barber Motorsports Park saw young Frenchman Nico Jamin of Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing edge Brazilian Victor Franzoni to the fifth annual Cooper Tires Winterfest title. American Jake Eidson also was in the thick of the action until his Pabst Racing entry was cruelly hobbled by a fuel pump failure while holding second place in the early stages of the final race.   The pre-season series was cut short by one race following the cancellation of yesterday’s trackRead More

Posted On January 26, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Uncategorized

Ford EcoBoost Powers Chip Ganassi Racing To Rolex 24 Victory

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates’ “Star Car” lived up to its billing in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona. With a lineup of IndyCar’s Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan joined by NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regulars Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson, the No. 02 Target Ford EcoBoost/Riley prevailed in a hard-fought battle with Action Express Racing and Wayne Taylor Racing to win the opening round of the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. The race came down to a seven-minute, 30-second sprint to the finish, with Dixon holding off defendingRead More