IRL-NASCAR Coalition Wins 24 Hours of Daytona

IRL notables Dan Wheldon and Scott Dixon teamed up with NASCAR sprout Casey Mears to take on the sporty-car types, open-wheelers and men of the KFC circuit alike and came out on top with their Chip Ganassi-owned Lexus-powered Riley. Despite a couple of mechanical issues, the Riley managed to prove less troublesome than … » 1/30/06 3:53pm 1/30/06 3:53pm

Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona Hella Star-Studded, Brah

Wow...the list of drivers running this year's 24 Hours of Daytona's pretty insane. Besides the dedicated sporty-car types, you've got NASCAR and open-wheel luminaries crawling out of the woodwork for seat time, including Tony Stewart, Danica Patrick, Dan Wheldon, Rusty Wallace, Boris Said and Kyle Petty who commented,… » 1/27/06 10:08pm 1/27/06 10:08pm

Mazdaspeed Debuts RX-8 GT Car

Next to GM's $375,000 Grand American Road Racing Rolex Series GTO, Mazdaspeed's turnkey entry looks like a bargain. The Mazda motorsports division is teaming with Florida firm SpeedSource to build an RX-8 for the series that costs a downright economical $280,000. The carbon-fiber bodied racecar will use Mazda's 20B… » 11/21/05 10:15am 11/21/05 10:15am