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Starworks Motorsports Perseveres Amid Disappointment at Rolex 24

Posted by on Feb 3, 2016 in Featured, News | 0 comments

Starworks Motorsports Perseveres Amid Disappointment at Rolex 24

Hopes were high for Starworks Motorsport heading in to the 54th Rolex 24 at Daytona, the longest endurance event on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s 2016 schedule. Fielding two Oreca FLM09s in the Prototype Challenge, the team had two strong driver lineups, capable of a podium result. Disaster struck for both cars, taking one completely out of the race, and the other far behind the leaders in 4th position. “Naturally, the 24 hours was a wide range of emotions,” said Starworks Motorsport owner Peter Baron. “We were devastated that...

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Starworks Motorsport Announces IMSA Full Season Lineup

Posted by on Jan 7, 2016 in Featured, News | 0 comments

Starworks Motorsport Announces IMSA Full Season Lineup

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 7, 2016) – In preparation for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s first series-wide test, the Roar Before the 24, Starworks Motorsports has announced its full season lineup for the 2016 season. The Pompano Beach, Florida based team will return to compete in the Prototype Challenge (PC) class, running the No. 8 and No. 88 Oreca FLM09s. “We’re confident 2016 will be a strong year for Starworks,” said Team Owner Peter Baron. “For the first time since the new integrated...

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Victory for Starworks at Six Hrs of The Glen

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in Car Gallery, Featured, News | 0 comments

Victory for Starworks at Six Hrs of The Glen

June 30, 2015: Starworks Motorsport picked up their second consecutive Prototype Challenge race victory in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, 26-27 June, 2015, on the back of winning at the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers last month. The #8 Starworks Motorsport Oreca Chevrolet FLM09 has now won the most races of any car in any class since the start of the new TUDOR United Sportscar Championship in 2014. Dutch racing ace and Starworks regular Renger van der Zande was joined by team veteran Alex Popow and...

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Starworks Claims Dominant PC Win at Belle Isle 2015

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Starworks Claims Dominant PC Win at Belle Isle 2015

  June 1, 2015: Starworks Motorsport was back on top at the ‘Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers’ at Belle Isle Park last weekend when the driving duo of Mirco Schultis and Renger van der Zande claimed the PC class win in the #8 Martini liveried Oreca Chevrolet FLM09. The fourth round of the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, 29-30 May, was a flawless weekend for the Fort Lauderdale squad who unloaded a perfectly prepped car to immediately post the fastest times in both morning practice sessions,...

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Win at Petit Closes Rollercoaster Year for Starworks

Posted by on Oct 7, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Win at Petit Closes Rollercoaster Year for Starworks

  October 7, 2014: There were tears of joy and relief when Starworks Motorsport claimed the PC class win with its #8 Martini liveried Oreca Chevrolet FLM09 in 17th annual ‘Petit Le Mans’ at Road Atlanta last weekend. The Fort Lauderdale based squad has concluded a difficult year by finishing third in both the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup and the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, with Dutch driver Renger van der Zande ending his first season as runner up in Prototype Challenge class and team mate Martin...

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Valuable Podium & Points for Starworks at Oak Tree Grand Prix

Posted by on Aug 24, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Valuable Podium & Points for Starworks at Oak Tree Grand Prix

  August 24, 2014 – Starworks Motorsport claimed another podium finish with Renger van der Zande in the #8 Martini liveried Oreca Chevrolet FLM09 in segment (race) two in the ‘Oak Tree Grand Prix’ in Virginia today. However, the Monterey GP and Road America PC class winning pair of Renger and Mirco Schultis take home a sixth place finish, with Martin Fuentes and Kyle Marcelli a fifth place result due to the split TUDOR United Sportscar Championship points structure of the weekend at Danville. The tightly scheduled, two-day event at...

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Win for Starworks PC Ends Bitter Sweet Weekend at Road America

Posted by on Aug 11, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Win for Starworks PC Ends Bitter Sweet Weekend at Road America

  August 11, 2014: The #8 Martini-liveried Starworks Oreca FLM09 soared to Prototype Challenge class victory at the ‘Continental Tire Road Race Showcase’, Road America, with the #7 Bomberg Starworks charger narrowly missing out on a podium finish to come home in fifth. Round 10 of the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship commenced for the Fort Lauderdale based team with the announcement of the return of its #78 HPD-Riley DP with Canadian IndyCar driver, James Hinchcliffe, joining Starworks regular Scott Mayer behind the wheel. The...

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Starworks….. Moving On from the Brickyard Grand Prix

Posted by on Aug 9, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Starworks….. Moving On from the Brickyard Grand Prix

  “Frustration is just one of the words to describe the weekend. We fought set up changes to get our cars quick for the race, and effectively both cars were out of contention at 30 minutes in,” says Peter Baron, team owner, after a challenging Brickyard Grand Prix for his Starworks Motorsport team at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, July 25. The #7 Starworks Motorsport Oreca Chevrolet FLM09 of Martin Fuentes and John Martin sustained damage early doors, forcing a lengthy repair pit stop and ultimately resulted in a disappointing last lap...

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James Hinchcliffe Joins Starworks for DP Return at Road America

Posted by on Aug 7, 2014 in News | 0 comments

James Hinchcliffe Joins Starworks for DP Return at Road America

  Canadian motor racing driver James Hinchcliffe joins Starworks regular Scott Mayer for the return of the #78 HPD Riley at the Continental Tire ‘Road Race Showcase’ at Road America, WI, this weekend – round 10 of the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Honda Performance Development (HPD) developed a new, 3.5-liter, twin-turbocharged Daytona Prototype version of the production J35 engine for 2014, with the Daytona Prototype Honda Riley package making its debut at the Sebring 12 Hours with Starworks Motorsport, but with...

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Close But No Cigar for Starworks at The Glen

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Close But No Cigar for Starworks at The Glen

  July 2, 2014 – It was close but no cigar for both Starworks Motorsport Prototype Challenge cars at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen. The 7 car of Martin Fuentes and John Martin ran a near perfect race for a podium until a radio issue meant that it finished in fifth place at the chequered flag. The #8 Starworks Motorsport Oreca Chevrolet FLM09 also hit bad luck, when failing brakes caused an on track incident and a retirement with only eight minutes remaining of the six hours. Running at The Glen commenced for the Fort Lauderdale...

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