Wishaw’s Ryan Dalziel was the fastest Scot in qualifying ahead of tomorrow’s Daytona 24-Hours in Florida. While the 26-year-old lines up in fifth, Bathgate’s Dario Franchitti — bidding to repeat his victory of 12 months ago — starts eighth.
Bathgate’s Dario Franchitti, defending the title he won 12 months ago, leads the triple Scottish challenge in Saturday’s Daytona 24-Hours. The 35-year-old goes head-to-head with Wishaw’s Ryan Dalziel and Edinburgh’s Robin Liddell in the traditional season opener.
Bathgate’s Marino Franchitti will again tackle the American Le Mans Series after his Dyson Racing team confirmed it would run an unchanged line-up in America’s Blue Riband sportscar championship.
While Lewis Hamilton begins preparations for the defence of his Formula One world championship with four days of testing in Portugal this week, Scotland will have its own Lewis to support when the new motorsport season clicks into gear.
While South African Giniel de Villiers clinched a historic Dakar Rally victory for Volkswagen, taking the first diesel-powered win in the event in its first year in its new South American location, Alister McRae celebrated completing the event at his first attempt.
Eleven weeks before he starts his new job at the Australian Grand Prix as commentator with the BBC, David Coulthard has given Formula One fans permission to tell him directly how he’s doing.
Fifer Andrew Kirkaldy believes he can lift the FIA World GT2 Championship in his second year racing for the CR Scuderia Ferrari team.
Formula One ace David Coulthard will mark his retirement from grand prix racing by displaying the entire contents of his personal museum at this weekend’s Autosport International in Birmingham.
Bathgate’s Dario Franchitti set the 11th-fastest time in testing as he prepared for his defence of the Daytona 24-Hours race. The 35-year-old Scot, who won the race last year, is looking for back-to-back victories with his Target Chip Ganassi team.