Rolex 24 couldn’t outrun NASCAR’s heavy hand

The Rolex 24 from Daytona signaled the first race since the merger of the American Le Mans Series and the NASCAR-owned Grand Am series. While the homologation of the...

Grand Am, ALMS merge…goodbye LMP’s

If you've been listening or reading F1B for any length of time, you know I really like the ALMS as well as its inspiration, Le Mans or the WEC....

The TUDOR United Sportscar Championship

After years of sponsoring the Grand Am series, Rolex name associated with the newly-merged American Le Mans Series and Grand Am known as the United Sportscar Championship. TUDOR announced...

Audi’s with ‘frickin’ laser beams’

At the world premiere of the new Audi R18 e-tron quattro, Audi unveiled its new LMP1 sports car in Ingolstadt on Wednesday night. In 2014, Audi will be running...

Red Dragon on pole at Daytona

With Rolex24 qualifying completed, the clear leaders of the pack at current are the Corvette DP entrants, led by the GAINSCO/ Bob Stallings entry affectionately known as the Red...

Ian James- The Lead up to 2014 season

Editor's Note: We are honored to be working with Ian James in 2014 to bring you an inside look at the life of a sports car driver...

Rolling Speed: What is an Audi R8 race car really like?

Rolex 24 driver Matt Bell takes you closer to an Audi R8 than you've ever been before...unless you race one, that is. Matt talks about the differences between the...

Westphal to drive Grand Am GT Ferrari#63

Our good friend Jeff Westphal has big news... he is the newest driver at Scuderia Corsa for the Grand Am series here in America! If you've followed F1B for a while...

AUDIO: Rubens Barrichello happy with Rolex 24 debut

Rubens Barrichello spoke to the press after his first stint at the Rolex 24 hour race in Daytona. A very candid Rubens explained that his kids play a large...

Franchitti, Dixon to drive Grand Am DP at Laguna Seca

Chip Ganassi Racing and Felix Sabates will enter a second Daytona Prototype (DP) with Izod IndyCar series drivers Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti. The race will be at Mazda...

F1B follows Grand-Am’s Matt Bell at Daytona

Paul Charsley and I are really excited to announce our unique opportunity to follow Matt Bell at the Rolex 24 this weekend at Daytona International. We'll be bring you...

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