Several full-time IMSA drivers will not be taking it easy this weekend as there are no scheduled races after last week’s event at Mid-Ohio. The group will be at storied racetracks around the world including five that won races at last weekend’s Acura Sports Car Challenge.
AFS/PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports finished sixth this weekend at round four of the 2018 IMSA Weathertech SportsCar Championship, the Acura Sportscar Challenge at Mid-Ohio, marking it their best result of the season. It took all three practice sessions to get the balance of the car where the drivers needed it in order to feel fully confident, but AFS/PR1 … Continue reading → ...
Paul Miller Racing scored a third place finish at Mid-Ohio SportsCar Course Sunday afternoon, the team’s third podium in as many races. Drivers Bryan Sellers and Madison Snow drove a flawless race to keep the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTD class lead after the conclusion of round three.
The No. 31 Whelen Engineering Racing DPi-V.R finished the Mid-Ohio Grand Prix eighth on Sunday as Eric Curran and Felipe Nasr teamed for the fourth round of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The race marked the return of IMSA to the technical track set in rural Ohio with a long history of sports car racing through the decades.
Looking to make a successful defense of the team’s 2013 Mid-Ohio race victory, the No. 5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi-V.R finished fourth with drivers Filipe Albuquerque (PRT) and João Barbosa (PRT) coming home just one spot shy of the podium despite excellent teamwork all weekend long.
Clinching the second win of the season at Mid-Ohio, Porsche grabbed the lead of the IMSA SportsCar Championship. In a nail-biting finale, Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) and Earl Bamber (New Zealand) snatched victory with the 510 hp Porsche 911 RSR on Sunday at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and celebrated their first win in the USA as teammates at the most gripping race of the season by now.
The No. 25 BMW M8 GTE of Connor De Phillippi and Alexander Sims raced to a well-deserved second place finish in today’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio, taking the checkered flag 1.673 seconds behind the race winning No. 912 Porsche. The result was the team’s second runner-up finish of the season and the 70th podium finish since 2009. After starting from the pole, John Edwards and Jesse Krohn had an unfortunate race to finish seventh in the No. 24 M8 GTE.
Despite strong strategies and judicious driving by all four drivers, the podium remained just out of reach for Ford Chip Ganassi Racing at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, the final stop for the team before the Le Mans 24.
Oliver Jarvis and Tristan Nunez team to finish third and score first IMSA podium for Mazda Team Joest.
Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia earned a podium finish Sunday in Corvette Racing’s return to Mid-Ohio Sports Car in the Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio. The duo piloted their No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R to a third-place finish in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT Le Mans (GTLM) class.
After 125 laps of caution free, green flag to checkered flag racing, Meyer Shank Racing scored its second podium finish of the 2018 season in its home event at the Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio.
The Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio was all about Acura Team Penske from the first practice session of the weekend on Friday through the checkered flag on Sunday’s two-hour, 40-minute IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race. Every pre-race practice session ended with both of the team’s Acura ARX-05 Daytona Prototype international (DPi) cars sitting 1-2 … Continue reading → ...
Lexus put forth the dominating performance it had been dreaming of since entering the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Daytona (GTD) class in 2017 Sunday at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Cadillac V-Performance Racing team Mustang Sampling Cadillac finished fourth today at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio. The No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R finished fifth and the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R came home in eighth.
Jan Magnussen this weekend returns to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the first time since 2012, seeking to replicate his win from 10 years ago. The No. 3 Corvette racing pair of Magnussen and co-driver Antonio Garcia are looking for their first win of the 2018 season, and hoping it comes 10 years from … Continue reading → ...
AFS/PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports will compete in the fourth round of the 2018 IMSA Weathertech SportsCar Championship, the Acura Sportscar Challenge at Mid-Ohio. The #52 Ligier JS P217, piloted by drivers Sebastian Saavedra and Gustavo Yacaman, will be unleashed Friday morning at 9:45 a.m. EDT for Practice 1 and again at 3:00 p.m. for Practice 2. … Continue reading → ...
Lexus and 3GT Racing will compete at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this weekend in the first sprint race of the season for the GTD class. Sunday’s IMSA race marks the return of sports car racing to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the first time since 2013, and is also the debut of the Lexus RC … Continue reading → ...
Following a second place finish last month at the Long Beach Grand Prix, Tequila Patrón ESM will travel to Lexington, Ohio this weekend for the next round in the IMSA WeatherTech series, the Acura SportsCar Challenge at Mid-Ohio SportsCar Course. The No. 2 Nissan Onroak DPi and the No. 22 Nissan Onroak DPi have each celebrated podium finishes in the last two races, and will look to carry that momentum into round four of the championship.
This weekend, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, in Lexington, Ohio, for the first time since 2012 and sees BMW Team RLL back at its home circuit, just over an hour’s drive from the team’s Hilliard, Ohio base.