Entries by Antonio Russo

8Star Motorsports gunning for TUDOR Championship glory in Petit Le Mans finale

The leading 8Star Motorsports team heads to Road Atlanta for Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda (3-4 October), the highly-anticipated final round of the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, with the prospect of winning the Teams’ title and the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup (NAEC). A frontrunner for the duration of the 2014 season, […]

8Star expands driver development program with Indy Lights commitment

In an expansion of its newly-established young driver Academy, 8Star Motorsports has committed to an order for the brand new Dallara IL-15 open-wheeler for its 2015 campaign in the modernized, fresh-faced Indy Lights Series Presented by Cooper Tires. Sanctioned by INDYCAR and operated by Andersen Promotions, Indy Lights is the final stage of the ‘Mazda […]

8Star records second consecutive win from dramatic TUDOR Championship race in Texas

8Star Motorsports led from the front, sensationally converting pole position into victory in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Lone Star Le Mans feature race at Circuit of the Americas (20 September). An incredible qualifying effort by Sean Rayhall was followed by a determined and resolute charge to victory lane for the second consecutive race by […]

8Star seals second consecutive TUDOR Championship pole at Circuit of the Americas

8Star Motorsports qualified on pole position for the second consecutive TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race, the Lone Star Le Mans at Circuit of the Americas (19 September). Sean Rayhall, who is sharing the car with Luis ‘Chapulin’ Diaz, only had a couple of laps after a shortened qualifying session, but grabbed pole position with a […]

8Star seeks back-to-back TUDOR victories at Circuit of the Americas

8Star Motorsports will be hoping to take the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship initiative during this weekend’s Lone Star Le Mans at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas (19-20 September).  Built in 2012, Circuit of the Americas has hosted several prestigious motorsport events, including Formula 1 and Moto GP, and encompasses many fast, sweeping […]

Euphoria as 8Star takes second win from momentous Oak Tree Grand Prix weekend

8Star Motorsports capped off a momentous weekend with Luis ‘Chapulin’ Diaz sealing the team’s second consecutive Prototype Challenge (PC) race win in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) on Sunday (24 August). The Pompano Beach, Florida-based outfit took a clean sweep of victories at the ultra-high-speed VIR, […]

Jubilant 8Star Motorsports team breaks Prototype Challenge race wins duck at VIR

A jubilant 8Star Motorsports broke its Prototype Challenge (PC) race wins duck in the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) on Saturday (23 August), Sean Rayhall never looking back from pole position and dominating from start to finish. A sensational time of 1m41.447s took Rayhall to the […]

8Star looks to break wins duck in Oak Tree Grand Prix at VIR

Victory remains elusive for the ambitious 8Star Motorsports team, although it is hopeful of finally breaking its race wins duck in the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) this weekend (23-24 August). Based out of state-of-the-art facilities in Pompano Beach, Florida, 8Star Motorsports has had a mightily […]