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Starworks Racing Signs McNish, Bourdais for 2013 Rolex 24

By Chris Jasurek
Epoch Times Staff
Created: November 19, 2012 Last Updated: December 18, 2012
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Starworks will be back for the 2013 Rolex 24 with another star-studded lineup: Ryan Dalziel, Alex Popow, Allan McNish, and Sebastien Bourdais. (Chris Jasurek/The Epoch Times)

Starworks will be back for the 2013 Rolex 24 with another star-studded lineup: Ryan Dalziel, Alex Popow, Allan McNish, and Sebastien Bourdais. (Chris Jasurek/The Epoch Times)

Starworks Racing has announced the driver line-up for its No. 8 Riley-Ford for the 2013 Grand Am Rolex 24-hour race: regulars Ryan Dalziel and Alex Popow will be joined by endurance racing aces Allan McNish and Sebastien Bourdais for the American endurance classic.

Dalziel, Popow and McNish were three-fifths of the team which nearly got Starworks the win in the 2012 event, trailing the winner by only six seconds. McNish is a two-time Le Mans 24 winner; he has started the race 13 times and finished nine times, ending up in the top-three eight times.

McNish has earned a win and three podiums at the Rolex 24 in the seven times he’s entered the race.

Sebastien Bourdais, is also a Le Mans vet, with ten starts and three second-place finishes. Bourdais co-drove in three races for Starworks in 2012, earning a win and two podiums. 2013 will be his fourth Rolex 24 start.




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