January 28, 2014, Department of Energy
"A new chapter in green racing revved up this past weekend at the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The endurance race was the first race of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and was sanctioned by the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA). In a signing ceremony at the Daytona International Speedway, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Michael Carr, and IMSA President, Scott Atherton, announced a five-year partnership that will build on the success of the previous five years of putting advanced vehicle technologies on the racetrack through the Green Racing initiative."
January 27, 2014, Los Angeles Times
"Eight more drivers have committed to racing in Formula E, a proposed series featuring electric-powered race cars competing on city courses around the world, the series said Monday."
January 25, 2014, Advanced BioFuels USA
"Green Racing 2.0 was announced today just before the start of the Rolex 24 Hour Race at Daytona International Speedway. Scott Atherton, President and COO of the race’s sanctioning body, who had introduced renewable fuels and resource sustainability to sports car racing back in 2005 at the American Le Mans Series (ALMS), expressed satisfaction that the new Tudor racing series would continue the Green tradition."
January 26, 2014, Advanced BioFuels USA
"The Porsche 911 (running as #911),fielded by Porsche North America, and driven by Porsche works drivers Richard Leitz, Nick Tandy and Patrick Pilet, won not only the GTLM class at the world-famous Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona endurance race, but also won the first IMSA Green Racing Challenge trophy."
November 14, 2013, Road Track
"Mazda dabbled, buddied, and partnered with teams to field a prototype in the American Le Mans Series since 2005, but one thing the American arm of the Japanese brand hadn't done was to go the extra step and field a full factory program. The last hurdle was cleared this morning when Mazda confirmed its long-rumored return as a proper works team, utilizing its de facto competition arm at SpeedSource Race Engineering to enter a pair of diesel-powered LMP2s in the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship starting in 2014. ”