Perfect! Watching the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen this word came to my mind time and time again. Sure not everything IMSA did was perfect the racing it self was not flawless to say the least. But that is part of what made this race perfect for racing fans in general. Not to mention the fact that after the 6 hours the points races in all for classes are just beginning to heat up. Yes we can have the performance equality conversation between the DP and the LM P2…Read More
IMSA – Old Tech Versus New, Who Has the Edge at Sebring?
As with the elimination of the split in North American open wheel racing, the joining of Grand-Am and ALMS is anything but a smooth merger. The open-wheel racing scene didn’t have the equivalency issues that the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship is facing as the Panoz DP-01 that the Champ Car World Series was using never saw use in the Indy Racing League, now known as the IndyCar Series. Both CCWS and IRL teams were mandated to use the same Dallara chassis, and still are. By contrast TUSCC teams may use…Read More
Grand Am – Photos from the 2013 Rolex 24 at Daytona
Our first new photo gallery of the year courtesy of one of our fantastic photogs, Brian McKay. It’s my fault that they were slow making it to the site, so don’t send Brian hate mail, send it to me.Read More
Grand-Am – Rolex 24 at Daytona Preview
Take a good look, because this will likely be the singular time that we cover the Grand-Am series. The general consensus amongst the three of us here at Openpaddock is that the Grand-Am series is junk, a glorified version of NASCAR. Furthermore, its our humble opinion (ok, perhaps not so humble) that the Daytona roval is also junk. Having said all that, however, the Daytona 24 is the first major motorsports even of the year in the US, and even if its not the best form of racing, we at…Read More