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2014-03-13 16:21:36

Sponsorship of the JDX Racing Team Continues Throughout 2014 NAPLES, Fla., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) announces today their official 2014 sponsorship of the Porsche Motorsports Factory Team, Porsche North America and continued sponsorship of the JDX Racing Team. Both teams, participating this weekend at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Race in Sebring, FL, sport the Hertz logo on their race livery in the International Motor Sports...

2014-01-30 16:20:15

NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Graham, a proud co-sponsor of the Level 5 Motorsports team, is very pleased to announce the team victory in its class in the No. 555 Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 at the IMSA United SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona on Sunday, January 26(th), 2014. In the final lap of the race, a purported racing penalty threatened the outcome of the race for team. However, after careful review by sanctioning body they reversed the decision and...

2014-01-27 08:20:52

-- Partnership to be officially announced at Beautyrest Black launch event at Las Vegas Market -- ATLANTA, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simmons Bedding Company ("Simmons") announces today a multi-year partnership between its Beautyrest Black line and Dempsey Racing. Simmons' luxury mattress line joins the sports car racing team as an official supplier and sponsor of the No. 27 Dempsey Racing Porsche GT America driven by actor and professional race car driver Patrick Dempsey and his...

2014-01-03 12:21:49

- Muscle Milk Pickett Racing joins global Nissan NISMO official partner program NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan aims to return to its glory days of sports car success from the late 80s/early 90s with Muscle Milk Pickett Racing joining forces with the Japanese manufacturer as its official partner team. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140103/CL39993) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080506/NISSANBADGELOGO) After taking back-to-back...

2014-01-03 12:21:14

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Both drivers will join team for endurance events including the season-opening Rolex 24 At Daytona, Jan. 25 - 26, 2014 -- Returning full-time drivers include Jonathan Bomarito, Dominik Farnbacher, Marc Goossens and Kuno Wittmer -- Driver lineups set for both SRT Viper GTS-Rs SRT Motorsports announced today that Ryan Hunter-Reay and Rob Bell will join the factory two-car team for the extended endurance races...

2014-01-02 12:22:10

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a successful partial 2013 American Le Mans Series season, 23 year-old racer Dion von Moltke has been signed to return to Flying Lizard Motorsports for the full 2014 TUDOR United Sports Car Championship season behind the wheel of the No. 35 PR Newswire / UBM Tech / eSilicon Audi R8 LMS. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140102/FL39555-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140102/FL39555-b) In 2013, von Moltke...

2013-12-06 12:24:36

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As Scott Atherton put it, Brian France's presence at the 2013 NASCAR Motorsports Marketing Forum at the Aria was lost on no one. France, NASCAR chairman and CEO, kicked off the session on the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship by affirming his unqualified support of the racing series formed by the merger of the GRAND-AM Rolex Series and the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron. "A couple of years ago, we looked at sports car...

2013-11-05 16:20:51

- Ford bringing advanced technology of its 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost® engine to racing in the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship LAS VEGAS, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Telcel/TELMEX Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS), winner of seven of the last 10 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype Championships, will switch to the power and fuel-efficiency advantages of the new Ford EcoBoost sports car engine package starting next year. The announcement was...

2013-10-01 12:21:40

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford brings technologically advanced 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost(®) engine to racing in 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship -- Michael Shank Racing first team to sign on with EcoBoost engine program -- 2014 Riley Technologies Daytona Prototype car features a new look with Ford production cues and aerodynamic support -- Michael Shank Racing, with Colin Braun behind the wheel, will attempt record run...

2013-09-20 16:22:38

-- 12-Event Inaugural Season Will Showcase New Series At Premium Venues DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its commitment to revolutionize sports car racing in North America, the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today announced a 12-race schedule for the 2014 debut season of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship starting with the 52nd running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 25-26. "We have created a premium schedule for sports car fans, taking our...