We challenged an artist to draw the Daytona 24. She kicked ass.

For the 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona, we decided to do things a little differently and challenged Madrid-based artist Daniela Guglielmetti to cover it old-school for us. Each hour, for all 24 hours of the race, she would produce an original ink-and-watercolor illustration to capture what had transpired over the last 60… » 1/27/14 2:28pm 1/27/14 2:28pm

The Action Express Racing Team Wins A Manic Daytona 24 Hours

Famed wife-scarer João Barbosa, Christian Fittipaldi, Sebastian Bourdais, Burt Frisselle, and the rest of the Action Express team took the overall win at the Rolex 24 at Daytona just now. It's João's second overall win, after his first in 2010. Congrats to the whole team! » 1/26/14 2:26pm 1/26/14 2:26pm

Memo Gidley, Matteo Malucelli Injured But Alive After This Huge Crash

Rolex 24 at Daytona drivers Memo Gidley and Matteo Malucelli are both badly injured, but the worst appears to be over, according to Malucelli's Ferrari team. Even though their cars are built to the highest engineering and safety standards, that seems like something of a small miracle. » 1/26/14 8:50am 1/26/14 8:50am

This Is How Two Factory Racing Teams Get Ready For Daytona

The Porsche 911 and the Chevrolet Corvette are worlds apart, from a design standpoint. One is rear-engined, with six cylinders yammering away, the other is front-engined, with eight fat pistons bellowing out. Both use the ultimate test of the track to make better sports cars for you. » 1/25/14 4:22pm 1/25/14 4:22pm

The Five Weirdest Drivers Ever To Hit the Daytona 24 Hours

The Daytona 24 Hours, now known as the Rolex 24 at Daytona because sponsorship, is the premier event of the American GT-racing season. You would think it attracts some of the best drivers in the world, and it does. But for some reason it also attracts some of most unusual drivers in racing. » 1/25/14 2:28pm 1/25/14 2:28pm

Westbrook Corvette DP leads opening Rolex 24 practice

Practice for this weekend's Rolex 24 at Daytona kicked off Thursday morning with Spirit of Daytona driver Richard Westbrook posting the quickest lap overall in the session in his Corvette DP at 1:39.462. A total of 66 cars spread across the event's four classes posted laps in the hour-long session at Daytona… » 1/23/14 2:58pm 1/23/14 2:58pm

Rolex 24 at Daytona Resource Guide

RACER has you covered for the season-opening TUDOR United SportsCar Championship event at Daytona International Speedway with our resource guide containing info and links to everything you'll need to stay on top of the Rolex 24 At Daytona. And be sure to follow @RACERmag and @MarshallPruett for regular updates on… » 1/21/14 10:13am 1/21/14 10:13am

This Porsche Was The Last Sports Car To Set A Speedway Record

When the Ford Ecoboost DP set a speed record on its namesake track last week, it received criticism for being a pure record attempt rather than qualifying like Bill Elliot. But before their run, Porsche did it nearly four decades ago, smashing the existing oval speed record with their most insane car ever. » 10/15/13 11:52am 10/15/13 11:52am

This Is The Fastest Ever Lap Around Daytona International Speedway

Ford took to Daytona International Speedway with a Crawford Daytona Prototype powered by its new EcoBoost race engine for one reason: To set the track record. They did it, and this is what it looked like. » 10/11/13 3:49pm 10/11/13 3:49pm