24 Hour Races Prove That Sleeping In A Bed Is For Losers

Oh, you got to sleep in a nice warm bed during the Rolex 24? That's nice. When did your car break? In overnight endurance races, if your team isn't awkwardly passing out in the paddock, there's a good chance that you've already lost. Here's our mega-gallery of folks who couldn't make it back to an RV. » 1/29/15 6:25pm Yesterday 6:25pm

Daytona's Medical Center Is The Most Interesting Place You Should Avoid

I was having a wonderful time shooting pictures of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, perched on the side of the berm beside the International Horseshoe for the fireworks show. That is, until I hit my eyeball with my camera. Contact popped out. Lots of pain. Oh, cool, I only have the use of one eye. » 1/28/15 6:05pm Wednesday 6:05pm

How One Team Lost A 24-Hour Race After Screwing Up The Math

Getting a yellow flag right when you need it and charging back from behind is the ultimate moment for a driver, and that's maybe what would have happened at Daytona this weekend if a simple miscalculation hadn't forced a leading team out of contention for the overall win in the last twenty minutes of the 24-hour race. » 1/25/15 8:05pm Sunday 8:05pm

Jordan Taylor Throws Down The Pajama Gauntlet At Daytona

While part of me is a little disappointed that folks are just going back to their RVs to nap like normal, boring human beings instead of passing out at random spots in the paddock, I can't be disappointed in these pajamas. Are your pajamas this cool? The motorsports nap game just got pwn'd. » 1/25/15 9:03am Sunday 9:03am

It's Always A Ferrari In Endurance Racing...

Oh, bless your 458-racing hearts. Is it just me, or is it all too often a Ferrari's fault when things go wrong? They're the Camry of the motorsports world like that. I spotted a Ferrari 458 getting flat-towed while I was waiting for the fireworks to start with damage that looks like it hurt. Here's how that happened. » 1/25/15 8:59am Sunday 8:59am

Bill Auberlen Lays The Verbal Smack Down On Nick Tandy After Accident

Bill Auberlen, driver of the #25 BMW Z4 GTE, let the nice folks on television know exactly what he thinks of #911 Porsche 911 RSR driver Nick Tandy. Tandy collided with Auberlen early in today's race, forcing the BMW to fall behind in order to make repairs to the car. » 1/24/15 6:37pm Saturday 6:37pm

I'm Going To The Rolex 24 At Daytona This Weekend And It's Going To Rule

This weekend is the legen— wait for it—dary Rolex 24 at Daytona, and I'll be there covering it for Jalopnik. Fifty-three entries will be battling for wins in four classes, with 196 drivers from 27 different countries—and that's just in the feature United SportsCar race. » 1/22/15 1:03pm 1/22/15 1:03pm

Race Car Driver Will Trade Best Buy Gift Cards To Drive At Daytona 24

Drivers who don't currently have a ride for the Rolex 24 at Daytona often hang around the paddock looking for open seats. There's a decent chance of this being successful, too, given the fact that drivers are totally human and get sick, come up short on funding, have family emergencies to tend to, and the like. » 1/20/15 1:49pm 1/20/15 1:49pm

Daytona in watercolor is as rad as it gets

We had artist Daniela Guglielmetti pay attention to the Rolex 24 at Daytona for one express purpose: illustrate the race in ink and watercolor. Why? Because we miss the hell out of old school motorsports sketches. Guglielmetti's cranking out a new sketch on the hour, every hour. Check it out. » 1/26/14 11:50am 1/26/14 11:50am

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