Resume/bio

 

The 2006, 2004 and 2001 Rolex Grand Am Champion and 4 time class winner of the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona including 2012 GT class victory. Lally now has four wins and three second place finishes at the Daytona 24 in the last 10 years. For 2012 Lally is racing for Kinetic Motorsports and the factory Kia touring car operation as well as Magnus Racing in the Rolex Series’ GT class.

2011 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona GT class winner. Rookie of the Year NASCAR Sprint Cup.

2010 5 wins: VIR, Watkins Glen, Lime Rock, Daytona and the Petite Le Mans race at Road Atlanta made up 5 wins across both the Grand Am Rolex Series as well as the American Le Mans Series. Lally also made 7 starts in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series posting a best finish of 18th at Watkins Glen.

2009 2 wins: Daytona 24 Hour GT class and Watkins Glen Koni Challenge. 5 top three finishes. 7 top 5′s 11 top 10′s

In addition to three Championships and three Daytona 24 Hour wins Andy currently holds the record for most top 3 and top 5 finishes in Grand American Rolex Series history as well as the record for most podium finishes in a single season. He is second on the all time win list. Lally is the first three time Rolex Series Champion.

Andy’s stock car experience includes Nascar Sprint Cup Series, Nationwide Series, Craftsman Trucks, ARCA and Goodies Dash.

2008 3 wins, 9 top three finishes in partial road course season. Also competed part time in Craftsman Truck Series (9 races). In only ARCA race scored pole position, and most laps lead. 2nd overall at 12 Hours of Sebring in Prototype class. 2nd in GT class 24 Hours of Daytona. First driver in Grand Am history to win back to back races with two different manufactures (Iowa Speedway, Porsche/ Three Rivers, BMW)

2007 6 wins, 10 top three and 12 top five finishes . Made NASCAR Nationwide debut and scored a top 10 finish in only his second race. ARCA debut, 3 races, two top10s and a twelfth place finish.

2006 5 wins and 13 top three finishes while winning 2006 Grand Am Rolex GT Championship driving the Pontiac GTO.R. 1 win 4 podiums 1pole in Grand Am Cup, finishing 2nd in Championship driving a Porsche 997. 3rd place at 2006 24 Hours of Le Mans.

2005 2 wins, 2 poles, 7 podiums. 2nd in Rolex GT Championship by one point. Raced in 24 Hours of Le Mans. 2 wins in Grand Am Cup. First driver in the world to win a professional race in the new Chevy Cobalt.

2004 Rolex Grand Am SGS Champion. Two wins, seven second place finishes, one pole position and four fast race laps.

2004 ALMS LMP2. Three races with Team RCC, three second place finishes. One fast race lap.

2003 ALMS GT. First non Michelin team to podium. Road America 7/03

2003 Rolex Grand Am Daytona Prototype. Three Podium finishes in four races. G&W Motorsports.

2003 Tested with Dyson Racing at Sebring International Raceway in LMP1 Lola MG

2002 Rolex Grand Am SRP2. One win, nine podium finishes.

2002 ALMS LMP900 partial schedule with Intersport Racing, Lola

2002 ALMS LMP675 Partial schedule with Knighthawk Racing including Sebring and Petite.

2001 Rolex Grand Am SRP2 Champion Three wins, four poles, five fast race laps, eight podium finishes.

2001 SPEED World Challenge Partial Schedule, Corvette.

2001- 2004 Grand Am Cup Team Lexus

2000 Barber Dodge Pro Series Four podium finishes in eight races.

2000 SPEED World Challenge partial schedule in both GT and Touring

2000 ACRL 2 poles, one win in two races

2000 Grand Am Cup Team Championship, 2nd in points because of missing a race early but supported teammate (same car) to the Championship. Three wins, three poles, four fast race laps.

1999 Grand Am Cup 2nd in Championship, two wins, two poles. First driver in the world to win a professional race in the BMW Z3.

1999 TEAM USA One of three drivers picked by Indy car panel of judges to represent the best up and coming drivers in the USA to compete in a European “winter series”

1999 Formula Palmer Audi 5th in Championship

1998 USF2000 Championship 4th in championship, 6 podium finishes, one fast race lap.

1997 USF2000 Championship 5th in points Rookie of the Year.

1996 and 1997 Member of Team KOOL Green Academy. CART team formed to support young up and coming drivers

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