2014 Race Preview - Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase At Long Beach
The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will take to the streets of Long Beach, Calif. for the Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase. America's premier street race brings together the intense competition of the Prototype and GT Le Mans classes in an event that captures the ambiance of the famed races in Monaco.
America's oldest sports car race made history Saturday in the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup event at Sebring International Raceway. Check out the highlights from the 62nd Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida.
When the green flag waves at the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona, a new era in sports car racing begins - the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the first of four races that comprise the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup
There’s no place like home for Jonathan Bomarito. The native of Monterey, California will be looking to carry Mazda Motorsports’ momentum from the recent race at Long Beach to a strong finish in Sunday’s Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix powered by Mazda at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Scott Pruett found himself in an unfamiliar role at Long Beach, giving VIP rides in a Lexus RC F Cup car “with a lot of serious tuning.” The leading winner in major North American sports car competition with 60 victories and 10 championships, Pruett will return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship later this year with the new F Performance team in a Lexus RC F GT3.
Mazda isn’t used to losing, but that’s what has been happening for the past two seasons in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
In 2012, Mazda was third of eight manufacturers in GRAND-AM’s GT series, with two wins and seven podium finishes. In 2011, one win, nine podium finishes on the way to a second-place finish in the championship. In 2010, they dominated GT, winning the championship and six races.