Michael Valiante

1979-11-11 (age 42)


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Fittipaldi and Barbosa capture second Prototype title

Win wet Petit Le Mans with Bourdais in Action Express Corvette DP

Action Express hits the front and the gravel trap in second hour of Petit

Fittipaldi spins, Cameron takes the lead, and then the yellows fly again at Road Atlanta

Two points separate top three prototype teams heading to the Lone Star Le Mans

Braun and Bennett hold five-point lead in defense of prototype challenge title.

Westbook, Valiante become first repeat winners of 2015 team takes the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen.

Action Express gives Chevrolet first victory in 50 years in 12 Hours of Sebring

PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports scored dominant Prototype Challenge triumph. Racing finishes fourth in the Rolex 24 At Daytona

The challenges facing the team throughout the race made the top-five finish feel like a win.

Visit Florida returns to Spirit of Daytona in a big way for 2015

The familiar blue and white liveried Chevrolet Corvette C7 DP from Spirit of Daytona has proven to be one of the best in sports car racing.

Bomarito turns first laps in Mazda Prototype

Jonathan Bomarito’s career has come full circle.

Visit Florida Racing heads to COTA with Texas-sized ambitions

The team heads into the COTA race weekend with positive momentum after scoring podiums in every event from Detroit to Indianapolis.

Ryan Dalziel takes TUDOR Championship Prototype pole on last lap

Edwards, Junqueira, Davison top other three classes at Road America.

Road America: The best test of road racing in North America

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship set for Road America debut.

Corvettes at Road America: Back on hallowed ground

'America’s National Park of Speed' the next challenge for Corvette teams in TUDOR Championship.

No. 5 Corvette DP wins at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Fittipaldi earns victory 19 Years after Indianapolis 500 debut

Visit Florida Racing brings big momentum to Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway circuit utilizes both the oval and infield road course which culminates into a challenging 2.439-mile, 14-turn lap.

Yacaman captures pole position at Mosport

Gustavo Yacaman and OAK Racing rocketed to the top of the charts to snag pole position at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

Oak Racing’s Alex Brundle takes pole for Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen

The starting lineup has been set for the Sahlen Six Hours at the Glen this weekend.

Spirit of Daytona ready for Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen

Team wants to be one step higher on the podium than they were in Detroit

Corvette Daytona Prototypes are ready to take on the Glen

What will the Chevrolet contingent be able to accomplish at the Glen this weekend?

Davison, Wilson combine to give TRG-AMR first GS victory in CTSCC

Michael Valiante and Chad Gilsinger take ST victory for Honda over Wayne Nonnamaker Porsche.

Davison, Wilson combine to give TRG-AMR its first Grand Sport victory

Valiante, Gilsinger take Street Tuner victory for Honda over Nonnamaker Porsche

Spirit of Daytona: First in qualifying, second in the race

TUDOR Championship team pleased with performance in Detroit

Wayne Taylor Racing's first win of the season was full of drama

Brothers Ricky, Jordan Taylor survive last-lap turmoil

From the podium to Le Mans for Taylor, Westbrook

Jordan Taylor and Richard Westbrook were due at the airport hours after leaving the podium.

Westbrook pumped about pole in Chevrolet's back yard

Last-lap dash barely beat out Ryan Dalziel's Extreme Speed Honda

TUDOR Championship teams test at Watkins Glen

Preparing for June's Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen

Corvette DPs at Laguna Seca: Chevrolet regains prototype engine manufacturer lead

Third runner-up finish for Jordan, Ricky Taylor in Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP.

Front row start for Spirit of Daytona Racing at Laguna Seca

Richard Westbrook notched a 1:18.788-second lap on Saturday to score second on the grid for Sunday’s Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix.

Spirit of Daytona Racing fights to 5th place finish at Long Beach

The team will return out West in three weekends and will look to build momentum with a return to victory lane at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

Spirit of Daytona Racing Takes Fifth on Grid at Long Beach

Michael Valiante notched a 1:15.952-second lap with the No. 90 Corvette DP.

Team Chevy Corvette DP's head to Long Beach

Team Chevy is looking to take the podium home with a large contingent of cars heading to Long Beach.

Spirit of Daytona Racing carrying special sponsor in Long Beach

What can the Spirit of Daytona team do in California?

CTSCC: Robin Liddell drives new Camaro Z/28.R to first win at Sebring

Mazda One-Two in ST led by Freedom Autosport’s Pobst, Carbonell.

Small setback costs Visit Florida Racing big finish in Sebring

The result came as a disappointment for the team after having had an encouraging start to the event.

Rockenfeller rejoins Spirit of Daytona Racing for Sebring 12

Mike Rockenfeller has been confirmed to return to the team along with full-season drivers Richard Westbrook and Michael Valiante.

Corvette DP closes out Sebring Test on top

Sébastien Bourdais Leads Second Consecutive Day In Rolex 24-Winning Machine.

Corvette DP closes out Sebring test on top

Kimber-Smith Leads Three Out Of Four PC Sessions For 8Star Motorsports

Coyote win in Rolex 24 at Daytona

The race-winning No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP of Joao Barbosa, Christian Fittipaldi and Sebastien Bourdais utilized the Coyote Cars chassis as the group logged 695 laps on the way to a 1.5-second victory over the No. 10 Corvette DP of Wayne Taylor Racing.

Near-Perfect ending to Taylor story at Rolex 24

Results in runner-up finish, helps Corvette to historic sweep of top-four positions.

Corvette Daytona Prototypes sweep top 4 spots in Daytona

The No. 5 Action Express car shared by Joao Barbosa, Christian Fittipaldi, and Sebastien Bourdais took the win, with Barbosa crossing the finish line 1.461 seconds ahead of Wayne Taylor Racing’s Max Angelelli.

Blackstock, Freiberg win CTSCC BMW Performance 200

Duo awarded first wins after post-race technical infraction.

Blackstock, Freiberg win BMW Performance 200 after penalty

Mosing, Foss first-time winners in street tuner for Murillo Racing at Daytona

Westbrook leads prototype, Risi Ferrari fastest GTLM in final practice at Daytona

Bird flies in final PC practice, Valverde pilots No. 556 Ferrari to GTD lead; Grand marshal David Hobbs enjoys revival of sports car racing’s glory days

CTSCC: Buford scores second consecutive Daytona pole

Jade Buford will be joined on the front row by Nick Longhi, second fastest in the Grand Sport (GS) class.

Spirit of Daytona Racing set for Rolex 24

But for Spirit of Daytona Racing the goal remains as simple as it always has been.

Britain’s Richard Westbrook fastest in Corvette DP on final day of Roar before the Rolex 24

Spirit of Daytona Racing left the November TUDOR United SportsCar Championship open test at Daytona International Speedway with a torn-up race car.

Westbrook fastest on final day of Daytona testing

Testing concludes, the Daytona 24 is only three weeks away.

Fittipaldi sets prototype pace in Roar testing

No. 5 Action Express Corvette DP leads Chevrolet contingent in testing for Rolex 24.

Corvette DPs at Daytona: ’Roar’ out of the gates for 2014

Start of TUDOR Championship sees strong contingent of Corvette Daytona Prototypes prep for Rolex 24.

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Spirit of Daytona Racing signs Valiante and Westbrook

The team also adds Mike Rockenfeller to Daytona 24 lineup.