IMSA

GAINSCO Withdraws from TUDOR Championship

1 Mins read

Team GAINSCO/Bob Stallings has withdrawn from this seasons TUDOR United SportsCar Championship following the horrific crash of Memo Gidley at the Daytona 24 Hours.

Team owner Bob Stallings said the team had suspended its operation due to the ‘personal and economic pressures’  put on the Texas-based team following Gidley’s collision with Matteo Malucelli during the twice around the clock endurance classic.

Since Daytona, priority one for us has been on Memo’s recovery,” said Stallings. “Everyone on the team has been focused on his care and comfort, and it has meant the world to see such support from the fans and the racing community at large.

Even though Memo has a long road ahead, the worst is behind him, and it has allowed us to step back and take a look at the program at large. With both the personal and economic strain this has put on us, we feel it’s in the best interest of everyone to sit out this year, with a firm focus on a return in 2015.”

GAINSCO/Bob Stalling’s crew, as well as drivers Alex Gurney and Jon Fogarty, have been released from their contracts in order to aid their careers.

Gidley, meanwhile, continues to make progress in his recovery after sustaining back, leg and arm injuries in the Daytona crash.

Related posts
IMSAIndyCarMotoGPNASCAR

NBC to shut down NBCSN by end of 2021, motorsports like NASCAR and IndyCar among affected

4 Mins read
NBC plans to end NBCSN before the end of 2021. Motorsports like NASCAR, IndyCar, IMSA, and MotoGP, which have races on the network, will have to look for alternatives in the NBC family like USA Network.
FIA WECIMSA

1,000 Miles of Sebring Cancelled, Portimao to Host WEC Season Opener

2 Mins read
Due to the Covid-19 global pandemic, the FIA World Endurance Championship 1,000 Miles of Sebring has been cancelled and replaced with the 8 Hours of Portimao.
24 Hours of Le MansIMSA

Porsche RSR set for return to IMSA as Proton Competition enter series

2 Mins read
MacNeil, Lietz, Estre and Bruni lead Proton Competition’s IMSA entry as the Porsche 911 RSR returns to American race tracks.

Leave a Reply