Ricky Taylor (#10 Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac DPi) started on pole and kept the lead from the start. GTLM pole-sitter Jan Magnussen (#3 Corvette Racing C7.R), however, was part of a three-car pileup behind Ed Brown in the #22 Extreme Speed Motorsports Nissan DPi. Toni Vilander in the Risi Competitizione Ferrari and Joey Hand in one of the Ford GTs were also involved.
As the field circulated under caution with 1 hr 30 min remaining (of 1:40), Taylor led Tristan Nunez (#55 Mazda Racing DPi) and ...
Ricky Taylor, #10 Wayne Taylor Motorsport Corvette DP – 1:58.712
Tristan Nunez, #55 Mazda Motorsports Prototype – 1:58.715
Joel Miller, #70 Mazda Motorsports Prototype – 1:59.120
Prototype Challenge (all Oreca FLM09-Chevrolet):
R. Alon, #52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports – 2:01.847
J. Gutierrez, #7 Starworks Motorsport – 2:02.272
Alex Popow, #8 Starworks Motorsport – 2:02.274
GT Le Mans:
Ryan Briscoe, #66 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing ...
Jonathan Bomarito (#55 Mazda Prototype) started on the pole and by the 2 hr 27 min mark of the 2:40 race had built a 3-sec lead on Christian Fittipaldi (#5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP) and Ricky Taylor (#10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP).
Dirk Mueller (#66 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing GT) won the GT Le Mans pole but suffered damage early and fell back into the field. Patrick Pilet (#911 Porsche North America 911) led the class in the early running, followed by Giancarlo Fisichella (#62 Risi...
Chrisitan Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa (#5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP) came into the race with a 7 point lead in the championship over both teammate Dane Cameron and Eric Curran (#31 Action Express) and Ricky and Jordan Taylor (#10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP). The #55 Mazda Prototype, however, started on pole driven by Tristan Nunez, with the #10 lined up second, the #70 Mazda (Tom Long) third, and the #5 fourth
Antonio Garcia (#3 Corvette Racing C7.R) took the GT Le Mans pole, less ...
Johannes van Overbeek put the #2 Extreme Speed Motorsports Ligier JS P2-Honda on the pole, with Tristan Nunez in the #55 Mazda Racing Prototype next door. Oz Negri Jr. (#60 Michael Shank Racing Ligier JS P2-Honda) started third and Ricky Taylor (#10 Wayne Taylor Racing) was the first Corvette DP on the grid, starting P4.
Richard Westbrook (#67 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing GT) led the GT Le Mans field to the starting line, followed by Dirk Werner (#25 Team RLL BMW M6), Jon Edwards (#100 BMW)...
Prototypes and GT Le Mans classes raced separately from the other classes. Mazda locked down the front row, Tristan Nunez (#55) taking pole ahead of Tom Long (#70). Dane Cameron (#31 Action Express Corvette DP) and Ricky Taylor (#10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP) made up Row 2. Daniel Serra (#68 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 488) led the GTLM field to green, followed by the two Ford GTs, Ryan Briscoe (#67) ahead of Dirk Mueller (#66), and Tommy Milner (#4 Corvette Racing C7.R).
Sebastien Bourdais (#11 KVSH Racing, Chevy) collected his fifth Indy car victory on an oval - his first since winning at The Milwaukee Mile in 2006 - and 34th win overall by dominating the second half of the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest. The win tied Bourdais with Al Unser Jr. for seventh on the all-time victory list.
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Bourdais, who led a field-high 118 laps, buil...
IndyCar champions Tony Kanaan and Scott Dixon teamed with NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray to drive the #02 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Ford-Riley prototype to overall victory in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship’s 2015 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. Fourteen starters from last year’s Indy 500 started the race in Daytona.
Other IndyCar participants and their results:
Ryan Briscoe, #3 Corvette Racing C7.R, Winner-GT Le Mans (GTLM), 4th overall
Photo: Shawn Gritzmacher
The Milwaukee Mile oval has hosted auto racing since 1903, making it the oldest operating race track in the world. Will Power led Team Penske (Chevrolet) teammate Helio Castroneves by just 5 points coming to the race. Ryan Hunter-Reay (Andretti Autosport, Honda) was third, 64 points back, just one point ahead of Simon Pagenaud (Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Motorsports, Honda). A win scores 50 points, with 4 bonus points also available each race weekend.
Photo: Chris Owens
Sebastien Bourdais (KVSH Racing, Chevrolet) won pole, his first since 2007. It was raining prior to the start, slicking the temporary street course.
Helio Castroneves led his Team Penske teammate Will Power by 9 points entering the double-header Toronto weekend. Iowa winner Ryan Hunter-Reay (Andretti Autosport, Honda) was third, 32 points back, followed by Simon Pagenaud (Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, Honda, -50) and Juan Pablo Montoya (Penske, -66). A race victory ...