Sunday, January 30, 2011
Brundle, Blundell set for Daytona 24 Hours!!!
Former British Formula One stars Martin Brundle and Mark Blundell will be team-mates once more as they return to motorsports action at this weekend's 24 Hours of Daytona!!!
The duo, who raced together at the Brabham and Ligier Formula One teams in 1991 and 1993 respectively, are to contest the Florida endurance race with United Autosports in a Ford-Riley Daytona Protype this weekend.
Other Britons competing include 2008 winner and triple IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti and 2010 victor Ryan Dalziel, both from Scotland.
American racer Jimmie Johnson will look to add the title to his five consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup victories, seeking to become only the third driver to win both the Daytona 500 and the 24 Hours of Daytona after Mario Andretti and AJ Foyt.
British Eurosport will broadcast over live action from the annual race with commentators Martin Haven and Mark Cole on hand to describe events at the Daytona International Speedway.
Posted by mohammad adam Shafian at 7:17 AM