In early January 1995, Dyson Racing's first Mk III Riley & Scott took its first laps of the Daytona International Speedway in testing for the 24 Hours of Daytona later that month. The team's pilots set the fourth fastest time, behind a trio of Ferrari 333 SPs, but ahead of the brand two new Porsche WSC-95 prototypes.
For the race itself Rob Dyson, James Weaver, Scott Sharp, and Butch Leitzinger were assigned to the car and successfully qualified sixth. The race would however be short-lived as the Ford engine failed after only eleven laps. In March, the team entered the 12 Hours of Sebring, and improved their qualifying record with a fifth place starting position. The Mk III was able to survive this endurance race and finish for the first time, earning 37th position.
After a successful debut season, several teams purchased Mk IIIs for 1996. General Motors instigated the use of Oldsmobile Aurora V8s by the Riley & Scott-backed Doyle Racing, Dyson returned with their two entries. Doyle Racing immediately showed the potential of the Mk III-Oldsmobile combination by winning both the 24 Hours of Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring. Fighting throughout the season with the various Ferrari and Riley & Scott teams, Doyle won two further events before Dyson Racing ended the season with three straight victories. Doyle Racing's Wayne Taylor earned the WSC Drivers Championship, while Oldsmobile was able to win the Manufacturers Championship. Doyle's Mk III-Oldsmobile was also flown to Europe that season to participate in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The team qualified ninth, but a transmission problem forced the car to retire after fourteen hours.
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