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MICHIMI SCORES FIRST IMSA POLE POSITION AT ROAD ATLANTA

Third time’s a charm. Shinya Michimi continued to impress on Friday as he put the No. 86 Meyer Shank Racing Acura NSX GT3 on the pole after posting a 1:19.291-second lap for Saturday’s Motul Petit Le Mans. The qualifying run marks Michimi’s third time qualifying at the 2.54-mile circuit and Saturday will mark his third  … Continue reading

WHELEN ENGINEERING RACING CADILLAC TO START THIRD AT PETIT LE MANS

The Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPiV.R will start the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship 23rd running of the Motul Petit Le Mans at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta from the second row. Cadillac Petit Le Mans Qualifying:  3. No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R, Felipe Nasr, 1:08.8394. No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R, Ryan Briscoe, 1:09.1247. No. 85 JDC-Miller … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING QUALIFIES ON FRONT ROW FOR PETIT LE MANS

Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.), Alessandro Balzan (Italy), and Jeff Westphal (San Mateo, Calif.) will start the IMSA WeatherTech Championship Motul Petit Le Mans from the front row in GTD. Westphal had the wheel of the Scuderia Corsa prepared No. 63 WeatherTech Racing Ferrari 488 Evo for the 15-minute noon time qualifying session. The Californian shot … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL ADDS AUGUSTO FARFUS AND COLTON HERTA TO PETIT LE MANS LINEUP

BMW Team RLL will welcome back Augusto Farfus and Colton Herta for this Saturday’s Motul Petit Le Mans. Farfus will line up with John Edwards and Jesse Krohn in the No 24 MOTUL BMW  M8 GTE and Herta will support Connor De Phillippi and Bruno Spengler in the No. 25 MOTUL BMW M8 GTE. A … Continue reading

PORSCHE “WORKS” AND CUSTOMER TEAMS CHASE PETIT LE MANS SUCCESS

The Porsche GT Team is looking to turn its fortunes at the site of its greatest achievement: the Petit Le Mans. In 2015, the Porsche GT Team triumphed in what was presumed to be unattainable, bettering a field of the world’s best prototype and GT machines to win one of the most challenging motorsport events … Continue reading

BALZAN JOINS WEATHERTECH RACING FOR PETIT LE MANS

Alessandro Balzan (Italy) will join Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.), and Jeff Westphal (San Mateo, Calif.) for the Motul Petit Le Mans to run at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, October 15-17. Balzan is a two-time IMSA WeatherTech GTD driver champion (2016, 2017), both with Scuderia Corsa. Balzan last raced with MacNeil and Westphal at the Rolex 24 Hour … Continue reading

CADILLAC RACING LEADS DPi POINTS HEADING TO PETIT LE MANS

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is heading to the Georgia for the 23rd running of the Motul Petit Le Mans at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, October 15-17.  Konica Minolta Cadillac drivers Van Der Zande and Briscoe lead points Derani second in points Vautier in Mustang Sampling Cadillac with Duval Aubry, Miller and Leist in JDC-Miller Motorsports … Continue reading

PERFORMANCE TECH MOTORSPORTS BACK IN LMP2 AT PETIT LE MANS

Performance Tech Motorsports welcomes new faces for the Petit Le Mans with the No. 38 Oreca LMP2 in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Following a short hiatus from the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship the No. 38 makes its return this weekend at MICHELIN Raceway Road Atlanta. The driver lineup features three new faces to the team; … Continue reading

HEINRICHER RACING PREPARED AND READY FOR 10-HOUR PETIT LE MANS

After a strong fifth-place finish at the Charlotte ROVAL last weekend, the No. 57 Heinricher Racing with Meyer Shank Racing team is ready to fight for a win at the 23rd annual Motul Petit Le Mans this Saturday. Trent Hindman will return with Heinricher Racing drivers Alvaro Parente and Misha Goikhberg for the third endurance … Continue reading

MEYER SHANK RACING LOOKS TO WIN AGAIN AT ROAD ATLANTA

With the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season coming down to the final three races of the 2020 season, it’s a straight fight to the finish for Meyer Shank Racing (MSR) which aims to extend its championship lead following the 10 hour Motul Petit Le Mans on Saturday. Mario Farnbacher and Matt McMurry will once again … Continue reading

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