This weekend at Daytona International Speedway, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship enters the golden age of sports car racing, kicking the year off with the 61st Rolex 24 At Daytona. The 24-hour endurance racing event will highlight the future of sports car racing, and the No. 44 Magnus Racing with Flex-Box Aston Martin Vantage GT4 will be one of 61 entries competing in the 24-hour endurance race. Driven by John Potter, Andy Lally, Spencer Pumpelly, and Nicki Thiim.
The GTD PRO and GTD classes always provide some of the best racing, and both classes thrilled last year.
The debut of nine new hybrid-powered prototypes in the reborn top class of Grand Touring Prototype (GTP) serves as the headliner for a stacked 61-car field set to contest the 61st edition of the January endurance classic.
STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 25, 2023 – NBC Sports begins its coverage of the 2023 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season with comprehensive live coverage of the 61st Rolex 24 At Daytona endurance race from Daytona International Speedway this weekend on Peacock, NBC, and USA Network. The Rolex 24 At Daytona features icons of the racing world competing on teams across five separate classes of competition: Grand Touring Prototype (GTP), Le Mans Prototype 2 (LMP2), Le Mans Prototype 3 (LMP3), GT Daytona Pro (GTD PRO), and GT Daytona (GTD).
DAYTONA, Fla., (January 25, 2023) – The longest event on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship kicks off the 2023 sports car racing season this week, and AO Racing is revved up and ready for the series debut of the new No. 80 Porsche 911 GT3 R (type 992). Sporting a tribute livery inspired by the 1983 race-winning Porsche 935, AO Racing hopes to celebrate victory of their own in the Rolex 24 At Daytona, a 24-hour endurance event that will begin Saturday, January 28 and conclude the following afternoon.
DAYTONA, Fla., (January 25, 2023) – The Rolex 24 At Daytona has arrived with Wright Motorsports and the No. 16 1st Phorm Porsche entering the week armed and ready to defend the team’s 2022 win in the GTD class. Last week, the team completed the Roar Before the 24, conducting the first shakedown of the new Porsche 911 GT3 R (type 992) at Daytona International Speedway.
DAYTONA, Fla., (January 24, 2023) – This weekend, the 2022 Michelin Pilot Challenge champions will make their IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship debut at the Rolex 24 At Daytona with Wright Motorsports. Alan Brynjolfsson and Trent Hindman advance to the top IMSA series, the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, racing the No. 77 VOLT® Lighting Porsche 911 GT3 R (type 992) with Max Root and Kevin Estre.
Stuttgart/Mooresville. Wrapping up what has been a productive week for Porsche Penske Motorsport, Brazilian Felipe Nasr drove the No. 7 Porsche 963 to a second-place result in qualifying on Sunday afternoon for next week’s 24 Hours of Daytona at Daytona International Speedway.
ST. LOUIS, MO., (January 21, 2023) – As a new sports car racing season begins this month, Mike Johnson will lead Archangel Motorsports into its 25th year of operations, in what is set up to be a busy year for the team. With programs in four professional sports car racing championships already confirmed, and a fifth under consideration, the championship-winning effort is open for business, ready to take on the 2023 season.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – At last, the time has arrived. IMSA drivers, teams, partners and fans alike have all been eagerly awaiting for the 2023 season to begin. It does this weekend with the annual Roar Before the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway.