Porsche congratulates one of its most decorated ambassadors, Hurley Haywood, on a shared anniversary: The five-time Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona winner turns 70 today, just a month before the 70thbirthday of the first Porsche sports car. Born in Chicago, Harris Hurley Haywood is the most accomplished American endurance racer of all time. With multiple … Continue reading
At the start of his sports car driving career, Mark Kvamme jumped right into the deep end. “The first time I ever did it was the 24 Hours of Daytona in 2014,” Kvamme said. “It was pretty crazy going around in the Porsche and seeing (Christian) Fittipaldi go by and (Graham) Rahal go by. I’m … Continue reading
1968 was a very good year for Porsche. The 907 conquered all comers at the 24 Hours of Daytona to open the racing season in early January. The official Porsche factory effort had swept the top-three spots there before traveling to Sebring, Florida where the cars took the top-two steps of the podium at Sebring … Continue reading
The Rolex 24 At Daytona and the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring are the cornerstones of North American sports car racing and, together, are known as the “Florida 36”. The 56th running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway was held on January 27 – 28 and dates back to 1962 while on … Continue reading
The 24h of Daytona is one of the toughest endurance races in the world. This year we went beyond our limits, fought through day and night and did not stop defending our legacy, until we made it to the end. Thank you Daytona until we see each other again.
“You win some and you lose some”, but how you adapt is what builds the foundation of a championship-caliber program. The 56th running of the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona saw Wright Motorsports choose perseverance by pushing the No. 58 Porsche 911 GT3 R of Patrick Long, Christina Nielsen, Robert Renauer, and Mathieu Jaminet to … Continue reading