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IndyCar drivers Dixon and Bourdais 1-2 in Rolex 24
  by Mark J. Cipolloni
IndyCar drivers Scott Dixon and Sebastien Bourdais finished 1-2 in the 53rd running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.  In the final 10-minute sprint after a late caution caused by the crash of the PC leading Colin Braun's No. 54 Oreca, Bourdais closed on Dixon's Ford but came up 1.3 sec. short.  Antonio Garcia brought the No. 3 Corvette home first in the GTLM class over Dirk Werner's BMW Z4 while the No. 52 Oreca won the PC class. The No. 94 Dodge Viper won the GTD class.
Rolex 24: Negri puts Ligier Honda on pole
  Beats Ganassi's two Fords
Michael Shank Racing will start the 53rd Rolex 24 at Daytona from the pole position, courtesy of Ozz Negri in qualifying Thursday. The Brazilian recorded a best lap of 1:39.194 in his No. 60 Ligier JS P2 Honda in the 15-minute prototype qualifying session, edging out the No. 02 Chip Ganassi Racing Riley-Ford of Scott Dixon by 0.108 seconds. It marked the first pole for a P2 car at Daytona and also in the team's debut outing with the Onroak Automotive-built prototype, following more than a decade of running DP machinery in GRAND-AM competition.
Rolex 24 At Daytona Impossible To Predict
  By Steven Cole Smith
When the checkered flag falls on the 2015 Rolex 24 At Daytona at 2:10 p.m. Sunday afternoon, there's only one thing we now know for sure: The car that's the first under the flag will have earned the victory. "This is a strong field," said Scott Atherton, IMSA president and chief operating officer. "A very strong field." That may be an understatement.
AR1 Talks with Tony Kanaan
  by Brian Carroccio
Earlier today, 2013 Indianapolis 500 winner and 2004 Verizon IndyCar Series champion Tony Kanaan took a few minutes to speak with AutoRacing1's Brian Carroccio. Normally, the pilot of the #10 NTT Data Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet, Kanaan will once moonlight this weekend the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Along with Scott Dixon, Kyle Larson, and Jamie McMurray, Kanaan will co-drive the #02 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Target Ford EcoBoost Riley DP.
IMSA News And Notes: Rolex 24 At Daytona
  53 cars entered
The annual kick off to the international motorsports calendar, the Rolex 24 At Daytona is one of the premier racing events in the world. With 53 cars from 10 different automotive manufacturers, and lineups comprised of star drivers from NASCAR, IndyCar and Formula One joining the best of the best from international sports car competition, this year's 53rd running of the Rolex 24 on Jan. 24-25 is a can't-miss event.
Scenes from the 24 Hours of Dubai
  by Gary Parravani
Oliver Webb, Yelmer Buurman, Abdulaziz Al Faisal and Hubert Haupt won the 10th running of the Dubai 24 Hours for the Black Falcon Mercedes team. In a race that was marked by high attrition and a total of 12 lead changes, the Black Falcon Mercedes led 550 of the 604 laps it completed. Our Gary Parravani was there and captured these photos.
If you want to market racing to the 18-24 crowd
  Then read this
AR1.com has published many articles over the years on how to market auto racing to fans and most recently Brian Mackey has raised our game to a new level with some excellent articles on the marketing of motorsports. We have also criticized NASCAR and IndyCar for its aging fan population and the fact that they appear to have lost the youth of this country who do not have the same love for motorsports as us Baby Boomers. This article will help you better understand how teenagers use social media with the hope that the marketing people in USA motorsports find ways to connect with the next generation of potential motorsports fans
Scenes from the Gulf 12 Hours at Yas Marina
  by Gary Parravani
A last minute safety car caused by a spin from the Kessel Racing Ferrari 458 GT3 of Jorge Lorenzo changed the face of the 2014 Gulf 12 Hours race. Michele Rugolo, driving the AF Corse Ferrari 458 GT3, made the best use of the lapped traffic following the restart with just 30 minutes remaining, to take the win by 3.058 seconds after 315 laps of racing at the Yas Marina Circuit. Our Gary Parravani was there to capture all the action.
Toyota wins 2014 WEC title
  Beating German greats Audi and Porsche
Toyota Racing is the 2014 drivers' and manufacturers' World Champion after a successful conclusion to the FIA World Endurance Championship season in the Six Hours of Sao Paulo, at Interlagos. The eighth and final race of the season was a thrilling one, with the #8 TS040 HYBRID of World Champions Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Buemi finishing second after a late safety car halted a potentially-successful battle for victory.
Porsche claims first WEC win
  6 Hours of Brazil finishes under caution
Porsche has claimed its first overall victory in the FIA World Endurance Championship following an action-packed and incident-filled season-ending Six Hours of Sao Paulo. Neel Jani took the No. 14 Porsche 919 Hybrid to victory lane but the win was tainted.  The race that ended under the safety car following a heavy crash by teammate Mark Webber in the final 30 minutes of the race with the 2nd place Toyota on newer tires and closing.
Farewell to a racing legend
  9-time LeMans winner Tom Kristensen
Endurance racing legend Tom Kristensen announced on Wednesday at a press conference in Copenhagen that the upcoming FIA World Endurance Championship event at Sao Paulo, Brazil will bring down the checkered flag on his racing career. A record nine-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Kristensen also made a significant mark in America. He is the leading winner in the history of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida, with six overall victories in addition to one class win, all but one at the wheel of Audi machinery.
Toyota trounces Germans in Bahrain
  Drivers win WEC title
Toyota Racing won the Six Hours of Bahrain for its fifth victory of the FIA World Endurance Championship season over Porsche and Audi. Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Buemi secured the drivers' title with a race to spare. The #7 TS040 HYBRID of Alex Wurz, Stephane Sarrazin and Mike Conway won its first race of the season with a fine performance, earning TOYOTA Racing’s fifth victory of the 2014 season
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USCC Point Standings
2014 After Road America

Prototype Drivers
1 Joao Barbosa 285
1 Christian Fittipaldi 285
2 Jordan Taylor 269
2 Ricky Taylor 269
3 Michael Valiante 267
3 Richard Westbrook 267
4 Gustavo Yacaman 253
5 Scott Pruett 250
6 Ed Brown 233
6 Johannes van Overbeek 233
7 Ryan Dalziel 228
7 Oswaldo Negri Jr. 228
7 John Pew 228
7 Scott Sharp 228
8 Memo Rojas 218
9 Joel Miller 198
10 Olivier Pla 172
11 Tristan Nunez 164
12 Sylvain Tremblay 133
13 Brian Frisselle
14 Eric Curran 124
15 Boris Said 117
16 Alex Brundle 113
17 Tom Long 18
18 Sage Karam 104
19 Katherine Legge 102
120 Max Angelelli 85
21 Brian Frisselle 84
22 Andy Meyrick 82
23 Sebastien Bourdais 67
24 Marino Franchitti 60
25 Tristan Vautier 19 58
26 HoPin Tung 57
27 Jon Fogarty 1 54
28 Gabby Chaves 16 53
29 Simon Pagenaud 52
30 Mike Rockenfeller 51
31 David Brabham 50
31 Scott Dixon 50
31 Tony Kanaan 50
32 Guy Cosmo 46
32 Klaus Graf 46
32 Anthony Lazzaro 46
32 Lucas Luhr 46
33 Justin Wilson 43
34 Byron DeFoor 41
34 David Hinton 41
34 Jim Pace 41
35 Wayne Taylor 33
36 Fabien Giroix 31
36 John Martin 31
37 Alex Popow 30
38 Roman Rusinov 26
38 Oliver Webb 26
39 Kyle Larson 24
40 Frank Beck 23
41 Ben Devlin 22
41 Max Papis 22
41 Bradley Smith 22
42 Jamie McMurray 21
43 AJ Allmendinger 20
44 James Hinchcliffe 19
44 Jann Mardenborough 19
45 Alexander Rossi 16
45 Sebastian Saavedra 16
46 Brendon Hartley 15
46 E.J. Viso 15
47 Memo Gidley 14
47 Alex Gurney 14
48 Scott Mayer 1 3
49 Pierre Kaffer 1
49 Darren Law 1 
Specifications
Prototype (P)
TOP SPEED: 190 mph
HORSEPOWER: 450-600
WEIGHT: 1,990 to 2,285 Lbs
WIDTH: 74 inches
GEARBOX: 6-speed
TIRES: Continental
CHASSIS: Carbon or Tubing
TRACTION CONTROL: Yes

Prototype Challenge (PC)
TOP SPEED: 175 mph
HORSEPOWER: 430
WEIGHT: 1,990 pounds
HEIGHT: 40 inches
WIDTH: 74 inches
CARS: ORECA FLM09
ENGINES: Chevrolet LS3
FUEL: VP Racing Fuel E-10
TIRES: Continental
CHASSIS: Carbon Fiber
TRACTION CONTROL: No

GT Le Mans (GTLM)
TOP SPEED: 180
HORSEPOWER: 500
WEIGHT: 2,745 minimum
CARS: Production based
GEARBOX: 5-sp or 6-sp
TIRES: Open
CHASSIS: Tube Frame
TRACTION CONTROL: No

GT Daytona (GTD)
TOP SPEED: 180
HORSEPOWER: 450
WEIGHT: 2,680 pounds
CARS: Production Based
GEARBOX: 5-sp or 6-sp
TIRES: Continental
CHASSIS: Tube frame
TRACTION CONTROL: No

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