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FIRST USA WIN FOR SIMS IN THE ‘SIX HOURS OF THE GLEN’

Alexander Sims claimed his first sports car victory in North America this weekend. The Cambridgeshire driver and his BMW Team RLL team-mate Bill Auberlen competed in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on 2 July 2017, securing the top step on the podium in the No. 25 BMW M6 GTLM. … Continue reading

TWO NEW PORSCHE 911 RSR TAKE ON CANADA’s OLDEST RACETRACK

The IMSA SportsCar Championship keeps the revs high for drivers and teams: Just one week after the six-hour classic at Watkins Glen, North America’s premier sports car race series contests its only race in Canada this season at Bowmanville on 9 July. At the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park not far from the metropolis of Toronto, the … Continue reading

WELL OVER 60 CARS ON TRACK DURING OFFICIAL TEST DAY FOR 24 HOURS OF SPA

Four weeks separate us from the start of the 2017 Total 24 Hours of Spa race week. Teams and drivers are finalising their preparations for the highlight of the Blancpain GT Series and Intercontinental GT Challenge. On Tuesday July 4th they will test their impressive machinery on the Spa-Francorchamps Circuit, during the Official Test Day … Continue reading

CADILLAC WINS AT THE GLEN

Cadillac V-Performance racing team Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi-V.R won the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen today. The No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R came back to finish sixth and the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R finished seventh. The win makes it six in a row for Cadillac in IMSA … Continue reading

ALEX JOB RACING AUDI R8 FINISHES 14th IN GTD AT WATKINS GLEN

Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.), Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) and Frankie Montecalvo (Highlands, N.J.), finished 14th in the GTD class in Sunday’s IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen. Bell started 16th on the GTD grid and his No. 23 Audi R8 LMS ran a nearly … Continue reading

WATKINS GLEN PODIUM HOPES END IN HEARTBREAK FOR ESM

The Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen started out promising this weekend for the Tequila Patrón ESM squad, but attrition took both Nissan Onroak DPis out of the endurance race before the checker flag. Both cars arrived at Watkins Glen International and immediately showed strong speeds. Brazilian Pipo Derani qualified on pole position in the … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING MERCEDES-AMG GT3 FINISHES FOURTH AT THE GLEN

WeatherTech Racing drivers Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.), Gunnar Jeannette (Salt Lake City, Utah) and Shane van Gisbergen (New Zealand) finished fourth in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTD class for Sunday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen at Watkins Glen International. MacNeil started from the eighth row on the GTD grid and early on he … Continue reading

MICHAEL SHANK RACING WINS THE SIX HOURS OF THE GLEN

Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian continued the team’s winning ways at Watkins Glen International on Sunday when the team delivered a second consecutive victory in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with a win in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen. The win follows up the team’s breakthrough victory for the Acura NSX GT3 in … Continue reading

BEST PLACES PORSCHE 911 RSR FINISHES SIXTH AT WATKINS GLEN AFTER DRAMATIC FINISH

That was not a race for the faint-hearted. Right up until shortly before the end of Sunday’s six-hour race in Watkins Glen, the battle for victory in the GTLM class was still raging. The new #912 Porsche 911 RSR was well-positioned in third place, just seconds behind the leader. However, the result of race five … Continue reading

BMW M6 GTLM WINS AT WATKINS GLEN

Bill Auberlen and Alexander Sims raced the No. 25 BMW Team RLL BMW M6 GTLM to victory today at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen. The win was the 14th for the BMW Team RLL program since 2009 and the first for the BMW M6 GTLM platform. The duo completed … Continue reading

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