The 2014 merger between the American Le Mans Series and the Grand-Am Rolex Series was given a name at an announcement at Sebring International Raceway with the series’ respective heads – Scott Atherton and Ed Bennett helping to unveil the United SportsCar Racing name and drivers’ helmet logo.
Officials of the Grand-Am Road Racing organisation and the American Le Mans Series have announced the initial concept for the class structure for the single merged series the two will create for the 2014 season.
With the sportscar world still adjusting to the news of the merger between Grand-Am and the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) the immediate reaction has been overwhelmingly positive from both sides of the divide that will be bridged in 2014.
The Grand-Am Rolex Series and American Le Mans Series have made official the merging of the two championships for the 2014 season.
According to reports from Speed TV rival US sportscar series the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) and the Grand-Am run Rolex Series could be on the brink of merging, perhaps as soon as the 2014 season.
When representatives of the Grand-Am Rolex Series and the American Le Mans Series formally announced the merging of the two largest sportscar series in America it was clear that many of the specifics for the new series were yet to be decided. However, there were some (relatively) solid facts that came out of the Daytona Beach press conference.