April 19, 2021

Rolex 24: Chase Elliott explains challenge of Prototype switch

Elliott is joining Action Express Racing’s fulltimers Felipe Nasr and Pipo Derani, and endurance driver Mike Conway, in the Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R for his Rolex 24 Hours.He has been working hard on the simulator to prepare, and he admits “I think I got very fortunate with my teammates, they’ll help me get up to speed.”Now he says he’s anxious to get on track to try …Keep reading …

Elliott: Mid-corner speed “most challenging” part of Prototypes

Elliott is joining Action Express Racing’s fulltimers Felipe Nasr and Pipo Derani, and endurance driver Mike Conway, in the Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R for his Rolex 24 Hours, but has yet to try the car itself around Daytona International Speedway’s 3.56-mile road course. Instead, he’s been working hard on the simulator to prepare, and he admits “I think I got very fortunate with …Keep reading …

NASCAR champ Elliott joins Action Express for Rolex 24

Elliott, who has won five race NASCAR Cup road course races, will be competing in the opening round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship for the first time.He will find himself in competition with – and teamed with – his former Hendrick Motorsports NASCAR teammate Jimmie Johnson, who will be sharing a second Action Express Racing Cadillac with Simon Pagenaud, Kamui Kobayashi and …Keep reading …

“Business limitations” keep Honda out of NASCAR for now

Klaus, who will retire and hand over the reins of HPD to David Salter in December, was asked by Motorsport.com about the occasional rumors of Honda tackling NASCAR once the Gen. 2 car was brought online.Last October, former HPD president Art St. Cyr told Motorsport.com that the company would consider such a move only if it made sense from a budgetary perspective.Almost a year on …Keep reading …