COBOURN: Remembering Chris Amon, 73

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ROTORUA, N.Z. —  Chris Amon, the 1966 winner of the Le Mans 24 Hours and former Formula One World Championship driver, died Aug. 3 in a hospital in New Zealand of cancer. He was 73. Having started in 96 Formula One races from 1963 to 1976, Amon was perennially known for his poor luck. Driving for Ferrari from 1967 to 1969, Amon …

Throwback Thursday: The 24 Hours of Le Mans — The Race That Dale Earnhardt Dreamed Of

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As the 2015 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans prepares to kick off this weekend in France, Race Chaser Online offers this look back on a driver who never got the chance to compete in the legendary endurance classic — but once dreamed he could have seized the opportunity. LE MANS, France — official release — General Motors …

TUSC: Halfway Update; Wayne Taylor Racing Leads Rolex 24 at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — Night has fallen at the Daytona International Speedway, but the Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette Daytona Prototype is heating up on track during the 53rd Rolex 24 at Daytona. Currently being driven by Jordan Taylor, the Konica Minolta-sponsored Prototype is …