A new dawn for US sportscar racing

A new dawn for US sportscar racing

US sportscar racing's new order kicks off this weekend with the Daytona 24 Hours, surrounded by a lot of uncertainty. GARY WATKINS analyses what to expect from United SportsCar

US sportscar racing fans have had 16 years of schism and a further 16 months of anticipation after Grand-Am's buyout of the American Le Mans Series was revealed.

The new order of the United SportsCar Championship finally begins this weekend with the Daytona 24 Hours. That much is fact, but the uncertainty that has plagued this merger since its announcement in September 2012 will continue into the inaugural race. Which is a mixture of good and bad.

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