Articles tagged Bob Stallings

Page 29 of April 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, April 2009

Stallings bucks the economic trend

Bob Stallings owns both Gainsco Insurance and the Grand-Am team that bears his name. Stallings’s regular drivers are Jon Fogarty and Alex Gurney (above), who claimed the 2007 title aboard a Pontiac-Riley. The combination is unchanged for 2009. Talking about life in the economically-challenged world of today, Stallings said: “We’re not doing anything different. We’re trying to do everything a...

Page 92 of January 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 92, January 2012

Friends, team-mates, rivals...

And add employer and employee to that list. Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson have a unique relationship in NASCAR, as well as being two drivers who have redefined the sport By Gordon Kirby Between them they have nine championships and 140 wins in NASCAR’s premier division. They are by far and away US stock car racing’s most successful active drivers, and beyond that they have already secured their...

Page 31 of March 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, March 2009

The litmus test at Daytona

How many teams will turn out at Daytona this year? As America contemplates a long recession and sponsors pull back, many teams, and fans too, are struggling to find the budget to go racing. This month’s Rolex 24 Hours Grand-Am race and NASCAR’s season-opening Daytona 500 will provide litmus tests for the state of US racing. Grand-Am’s Rolex Daytona Prototype series will enjoy a boost from Roger...

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Ganassi heads entries for Rolex 24

The Rolex 24 hours kicks off the American racing season at Daytona at the end of January, two weeks before the 500. Chip Ganassi’s Grand-Am operation has been the team to beat in recent years, winning the race in 2007 and ’08 and finishing a close second in ’09. Ganassi’s Lexus-powered Rileys have been rebranded with Toyota engines for this coming season. Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas, the 2008...

Page 32 of January 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, January 2009

Two sides of sports cars

Sports car racing’s big challenge has always been to achieve a level playing field for both factory and independent teams, a rare balance no sanctioning body has ever been able to strike for anything more than a few years. In America, IMSA ruled sports car racing for almost 20 years until it imploded amid domination by Toyota. Run by former SCCA man John Bishop, IMSA operated quite effectively...


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