Consistent with a long-term trend, the Grand Am Sanctioning Body recently outlawed all rotary-powered race cars at the Daytona Rolex 24-Hour Race. Len Dunlop, motor racing advisor to Paul Harvey News, tells Ward’s that rotary (Wankel) powered endurance cars in recent years have won more Daytona races than those powered by any other type of engine. Endurance racing has moved to ban rotary-powered race cars like the Mazda 787B. Mazda Motor Corp., which is launching its all-new ...
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