The first three races of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship have reinforced one thing about racing in the Prototype class: competition is really tough.
Kris Wright made a statement at Barber Motorsports Park – he is a title contender in the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda championship.
Will Owen will be stepping outside of his duties in the European Le Mans Series to pilot Charles Wicht Racing’s #7 Ligier JS P3 alongside teammate Leonardo Lamelas for the third round of the IMSA Prototype Challenge presented by Mazda this weekend at the Grand Prix of Alabama in support of the Verizon IndyCar Series.
United Autosports have confirmed that Matt Bell and Andrew Bentley will race the Ligier JS P4 as it makes its UK track debut at Donington Park this weekend (21-22 April).
Will Owen and United Autosports achieved their first top-ten finish of the 2018 European Le Mans Series over the weekend during the 4 Hours of Castellet where they placed 9th out of the 18 total entries in the LMP2 category.
RLR MSport raced to a flawless and controlled victory in the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) 4 Hours of Le Castellet at Circuit Paul Ricard (Sunday 15 April).
The No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R of drivers Felipe Nasr (BRA) and Eric Curran (USA) showed impressive race pace on Saturday but saw the chances of victory evaporate after contact from a competitor late in the race.
Strong strategy, fast pit stops, and commanding passes from the Tequila Patrón ESM squad earned the team a second place finish Saturday afternoon at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s BUBBA burger SportsCar Grand Prix at Long Beach. Scott Sharp and Ryan Dalziel piloted the Nissan Onroak DPi to a second place finish, earning the No. 2 car’s first podium of the 2018 season.
A Cadillac DPi-V.R. won Saturday’s BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach, but it wasn’t the one fans may have expected coming into the weekend.
The streets of Long Beach California come alive for this weekend’s BUBBA burger SportsCar Grand Prix at Long Beach as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship begins the first of three consecutive sprint races on the 2018 calendar. Twelve Hours of Sebring race winners and Round 2 champions of the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup, Tequila Patrón ESM is ready to get back on track for Round 3 of the IMSA Championship.
Following a very satisfying test of the Enso CLM P1/01 Nismo at the WEC Prologue in Paul Ricard last week, with a high number of laps completed without technical issues and confirming the significant gains in both performance and reliability, ByKOLLES Racing will now focus on fine-tuning before the first race in Spa Francorchamps on the 05th of May as outlined below:
RLR MSport has its sights on the LMP3 podium in the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) 4 Hours of Le Castellet and the supporting Michelin Le Mans Cup (13-15 April).
Cadillac V-Performance Racing teams Whelen Engineering Cadillac, Mustang Sampling Cadillac and Konica Minolta Cadillac are headed west to Long Beach, Calif. for round three of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the Bubba Burger Sports Car Grand Prix of Long Beach to run April 13-14.
The first meeting of the Super Season took place on April 6th and 7th at the Paul Ricard circuit for the World Endurance Championship Prologue.
Today, on April 9, an evo version of the Le Mans winning Porsche 919 Hybrid established a new track record at Spa-Francorchamps. Porsche works driver Neel Jani lapped the 7.004 kilometre long Belgian Grand Prix Circuit in the Ardennes mountains in 1:41.770 minutes.
On Wednesday, April 4 inside such an exclusive place as “Ruote da sogno” in Reggio Emilia Cetilar Villorba Corse unveiled their new Dallara P217 Gibson that will take part in the entire European Le Mans Series and, next June, in the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the second season in a row.
United Autosports have confirmed that Paul Di Resta will join their Le Mans 24 Hours team in 2018.