With two wins in the last three years at the legendary Wisconsin track, there is little question about why Whelen Engineering Racing looks forward to racing at Road America. That anticipation will be strongest this week as the team prepares for the next round of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competition on Sunday(FS1 2:30 PM ET broadcast) at the 4-mile natural terrain circuit in Elkhart Lake.
Cetilar Villorba Corse finished eleventh overall the 4 Hours of the Red Bull Ring, which was a very challenging third round of the 2018 European Le Mans Series 2018, with the crew formed by Roberto Lacorte, Giorgio Sernagiotto and Felipe Nasr at the wheel of the Dallara P217 Gibson.
After their incredible recovery at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Cetilar Villorba Corse is back to the 2018 European Le Mans Series for the third round of the season to be held at Red Bull Ring, Austria, from July 20 to 22.
Making the quick turnaround from Watkins Glen International to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP), the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Racing DPi-V.R will be back in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competition this Sunday as the team heads north for round seven of the 2018 championship.
The No. 31 Whelen Engineering Racing DPi-V.R will carry a new and unique look tied to the 4th of July celebrations as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is set to stage a pair of back to back events, starting with the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen this Sunday. The Watkins Glen International race will be quickly followed by a trip north of the border for the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park round of IMSA WeatherTech action on July 8th.
Cadillac V-Performance Racing teams Mustang Sampling Cadillac, Whelen Engineering Cadillac, Konica Minolta Cadillac and Spirit of Daytona Cadillac are headed to upstate New York for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, June 29-July 1.
The Cetilar Villorba Corse team is ready for the 4 Hours of Monza, second round of the European Le Mans Series from May 11th to May 13th which it will tackle fielding the Dallara P217 with Roberto Lacorte, Giorgio Sernagiotto and for the first time the Brazilian former F1 driver Felipe Nasr, at his debut … Continue reading → ...
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.
Felipe Nasr joins Roberto Lacorte and Giorgio Sernagiotto behind the wheel of the #47 Cetilar Villorba Corse Dallara P217 Gibson starting from the second 2018 ELMS round at Monza. Brazilian driver was hired by the Italian team to replace Andrea Belicchi who suffered from back problems during the 4 Hours of Le Castellet that forced … Continue reading → ...
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.
This weekend will see the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship make the rapid transition from the second longest race of the year (Sebring 12 Hour) to the shortest one as the series heads to Long Beach for the 100-minute BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach.
After capturing the opening round of the 2018 IMSA Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup during January’s Rolex 24 At Daytona, Whelen Engineering Racing will target a third consecutive podium finish in the challenging 12 Hours of Sebring presented by Advanced Auto Parts this weekend.
Whelen Engineering Racing will look to make a big start to the team’s 2018 IMSA campaign next weekend as the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will kick off with the 56th running of the Rolex 24 at the Daytona International Speedway. The 2018 season will see the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac co-driven by Eric … Continue reading → ...
Leading the way in a back-and-forth 15-minute session for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype class was Brazilian driver Felipe Nasr in the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R with a best time of 1 minute, 35.806 seconds (133.764 mph). Nasr was first in a top-four sweep for Cadillac, which is looking for its second consecutive Rolex 24 win after taking its debut race last year. » The strong pace shown by Cadillac, which led every session throughout the first two days of the Roar Before The Rolex 24 At Daytona test, carried into Sunday’s inaugural Roar qualifying session. The new-for-2018 qualifying sessions establish the garage and pit locations each team will use during the Rolex 24 At Daytona race weekend on Jan. 25-28. Leading the way in a back-and-forth 15-minute session for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype class was Brazilian driver Felipe Nasr in the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R with a best time of 1 minute, 35.806 seconds (133.764 mph). Nasr was first in a top-four sweep for Cadillac, which is looking for its second consecutive Rolex 24 win after taking its debut race last year. “All I have to say, is we as a team, Action Express and Cadillac, we brought the car out there to run the most amount of laps,” Nasr said. “We were really getting into it and preparing for the race, because we know this weekend is more a part of what is going to come at the end of the month. We all felt pretty confident. We felt the car was behaving well. “Today in qualifying, all I have to say, is myself and Filipe (Albuquerque), that was driving our sister car, we gave everything we had. The times were pretty close. There are some cars out there that aren’t showing fully what they can do, but I know we are. I’m pretty happy with what we have right now.” Nasr is pleased to be back racing in the Rolex 24 At Daytona,...