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WEATHERTECH RACING TO START THIRD AT VIR

Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.) and Kevin Estre (France) will start tomorrow’s running of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) from third in GTLM. The No. 79 WeatherTech Racing Porsche RSR was fast straight off the trailer at the 3.27-mile, 17-turn VIR rolling road course today. The duo of … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING READY FOR VIR

Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.) and Kevin Estre (France) will compete in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Michelin GT Challenge to run at Virginia International Raceway (VIR), Oct. 8-9.  Estre and the Proton Competition team tested the No. 79 WeatherTech Racing Porsche RSR at the 3.27-mile, 17-turn, natural terrain road course located just over of the … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING MOVES TO IMSA GTLM WITH PORSCHE AND PROTON COMPETITION

WeatherTech Racing will move up to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTLM Class with Porsche and Proton Competition for the 2021 season. Cooper MacNeil (Hindsdale, Ill.) will be joined by Richard Lietz (Austria), Kevin Estre (France) and Gianmaria Bruni (Italy) for the Rolex 24 At Daytona. The team that started in sportscar competition in 2012 in the American Le Mans … Continue reading

PIER GUIDI TO JOIN WEATHERTECH RACING AT ROAD AMERICA

Alessandro Pier Guidi (Italy) will join Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.) in the WeatherTech Racing Ferrari for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Continental Tire Road Race Showcase to run at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, Aug. 3-5. Pier Guidi is the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) GT driver champion and, so far, in 2018 he is eighth … Continue reading

FERRARI ON SEBRING 12 HOUR PODIUM

The second race of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season (second round of the North American Endurance Cup) extended a 66-year tradition as Sebring International Raceway played host for the annual 12 Hours of Sebring. Perfect conditions saw the race run at a frantic pace in the opening stages before being slowed by a series … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING ROLLS OUT NEW FERRARI IN FIORANO

WeatherTech Racing drivers Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.), Gunnar Jeannette (Salt Lake City, Utah) and Alessandro Balzan (Italy) took the first laps in the team’s all-new No. 63 WeatherTech Racing Ferrari 488 GT3 car at the Ferrari test track in Firoano, Italy this past week. Taking the opportunity to get their first taste behind the wheel … Continue reading

WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS TO ENTER 2018 IMSA WEATHERTECH CHAMPIONSHIP WITH PATRICK LONG AND CHRISTINA NIELSEN

Wright Motorsports will be returning to endurance competition in 2018 with a full-season IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship entry. Sharing the seat of a GT Daytona (GTD) class Porsche 911 GT3 R will be reigning two-time GTD champion, Christina Nielsen (Aarhus, Denmark) and Porsche factory ace, Patrick Long (Manhattan Beach, CA). “I am very pleased to … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING HEADS TO MONTEREY PENINSULA

WeatherTech Racing drivers Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.) and Gunnar Jeannette (Salt Lake City, Utah) are heading west to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Continental Monterey Grand Prix to run September 22-24. Both MacNeil and Jeannette were at the track last month turning laps in historic Porsches at the Monterey Historic … Continue reading

MERCEDES-AMG MOTORSPORT CUSTOMER RACING TEAMS FINISH ONE-TWO IN GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport Customer Racing teams scored a one-two finish in the 100-minute IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at the Grand Prix of Long Beach on Saturday, America’s premier street race. Cooper MacNeil and Gunnar Jeannette co-drove the No. 50 WeatherTech Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 to victory, their first in the 2017 IMSA season. The championship-leading No. … Continue reading

NISSAN-POWERED ESM SQUAD TESTING IN PREPARATION FOR SEBRING

The Nissan-powered ESM squad has been busy testing in preparation for next month’s 12 Hours of Sebring – the second leg of the “36 hours of Florida” which kick off the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The new Daytona Prototype International programme kicked off at the Rolex 24 at Daytona with the No.2 car finishing … Continue reading

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