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Inside Rossi’s wild rise to Indy 500 glory Inside Rossi’s wild rise to Indy 500 glory

Although Rossi never had a need to learn fuel-saving techniques in GP2 or Formula 1, or even during his one appearance at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Andretti-Herta team spent some time during the pre-season showing their new driver the common ways to save fuel on road and street courses. It’s done by lifting and…

ESM does it again at Sebring ESM does it again at Sebring

Call it Daytona déjà vu – once again, the 22-year-old driver from Brazil, Pipo Derani, passed three cars in the last 10 minutes of the 64th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring to take the victory for the No. 2 Tequila Patron ESM Honda HPD Ligier JS P2 – much like he did at the season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Sebring 12 Hours heads into decisive quarter Sebring 12 Hours heads into decisive quarter

Three hours to go in #Sebring12 ! Follow along live at RACER

Back up to speed at Sebring...for some Back up to speed at Sebring...for some

Problems for a top contender as green-flag running resumes at Sebring.

Race day Sebring gallery Race day Sebring gallery

Marshall Pruett documents the under-the-weather 12 Hours of Sebring in photos

IMSA: Sebring 12 Hours live report IMSA: Sebring 12 Hours live report

Rain is turning day into night at Sebring and prompted a red flaf for the 64th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.

F1 qualifying changes less than a big hit F1 qualifying changes less than a big hit

The Formula 1 paddock gives its largely scathing verdict on elimination qualifying’s debut at the Australian Grand Prix

RACER's live Rolex 24 coverage continues RACER's live Rolex 24 coverage continues

Stay on top of the Rolex 24 At Daytona with RACER’s live round-the-clock coverage.

ROLEX 24: Saturday gallery ROLEX 24: Saturday gallery

Marshall Pruett’s images from the opening hours

ROLEX 24: Live Race Report ROLEX 24: Live Race Report

RACER is live at Daytona International Speedway f the Rolex 24. Follow along live through the 24 Hours!

ROLEX 24: Saturday notebook 2016 ROLEX 24: Saturday notebook 2016

Pre-race news and notes from the Rolex 24 At Daytona

ROLEX 24: New season brings new and familiar tires from Continental and Michelin ROLEX 24: New season brings new and familiar tires from Continental and Michelin

Two tire manufacturers will outfit IMSA’s WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2016. After the departure of Falken, Continental Tire and Michelin share the responsibility for providing its dry and wet tires to all four WeatherTech Championship classes.

ROLEX 24 RETRO: Wheldon’s 2006 win ROLEX 24 RETRO: Wheldon’s 2006 win

Dan Wheldon’s legend may have been built with two Indy 500 wins at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but nestled between those achievements, “Lionheart” also added to his lore on the high banks of Daytona. In a life dedicated to open-wheel racing, Wheldon also added four Grand-Am Rolex Series races to his resume,…

RACER Video: Leh Keen WeatherTech Porsche 911 GT3 R in car Rolex 24 RACER Video: Leh Keen WeatherTech Porsche 911 GT3 R in car Rolex 24

WeatherTech Racing’s Leh Keen wheels the brand-new Porsche 911 GT3 R around a damp Daytona International Speedway during qualifying for the 2016 Rolex 24 At Daytona.

ROLEX 24: Porsche leads qualifying with GTLM 1-7 ROLEX 24: Porsche leads qualifying with GTLM 1-7

Rain fell throughout qualifying for all four of IMSA’s WeatherTech SportsCar Championship classes on Thursday, with the intensity of the rain increasing as each class took its 15-minute turn on the 3.56-mile Daytona, the GT Le Mans category – the only one with unrestricted tire regulations – dominated as the seven…

ROLEX 24: Ford GT leads GTLM 1-5 in FP2 ROLEX 24: Ford GT leads GTLM 1-5 in FP2

Ford’s brand-new GT model led a clean sweep of the top-5 by GT Le Mans during Free Practice 2 for IMSA’s WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Daytona International Speedway. Using the open tire rules in GTLM, the Michelin-shod cars made the most of the light rain that fell throughout the short 30-minute session.

RACER Video: Visit Florida Racing Corvette DP In-Car at Daytona RACER Video: Visit Florida Racing Corvette DP In-Car at Daytona

Ride with Visit Florida Racing’s Ryan Dalziel as he wheels the No. 90 Corvette DP during a damp opening session to start the 2016 Rolex 24 At Daytona.

ROLEX 24: Shank Ligier-Honda leads opening practice ROLEX 24: Shank Ligier-Honda leads opening practice

Ozz Negri and the No. 60 Michael Shank Racing Ligier JS P2-Honda maintained the team’s impressive pace from the Roar Before the 24 test to lead Free Practice 1 at the Rolex 24 At Daytona. Drivers were greeted with a wet track but dry, overcast skies for the 60-minute session, Negri’s fastest lap (1:54.807) was nearly…

RACER Video: Marshall Pruett with Joey Hand and Dirk Muller RACER Video: Marshall Pruett with Joey Hand and Dirk Muller

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing drivers Joey Hand and Dirk Muller have been reunited to drive the Ford GT in 2016. The American-German duo share a lot of chemistry and laughs from their championship-winning time with a previous manufacturer, and share insights on some of their bonds with RACER as they prepare for this…

ROLEX 24: Pruett’s ready for win No. 6 ROLEX 24: Pruett’s ready for win No. 6

Numbers matter to Scott Pruett. The 55-year-old 5-time winner of the Rolex 24 at Daytona is back on a new quest, with a new team, to earn his record-breaking sixth victory, and with his focus shifting to a new full-time program later this year, 2016 could be the Californian’s final pursuit of an overall win.

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