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Tequila Patron ESM Adds Norman Nato to Motul Petit Le Mans Lineup

The season finale for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the Motul Petit Le Mans, is a direct clash with the FIA World Endurance Championship’s 6 Hours of Fuji.  As a result, driver changes had to be made.  Regular third driver Olivier Pla was originally replaced by Antonio Giovinazzi.  Now, Giovinazzi …

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Tequila Patron ESM Snatches Laguna Seca Win After Harry Tincknell’s Spin

Sunday’s America’s Tire 250 at WeatherTech Raceway was a rather rough affair with lots of contact.  Mazda Team Joest’s Harry Tincknell made too aggressive of a move in lapped traffic and spun himself out.  That allowed Tequila Patron ESM’s Pipo Derani to slip past.  From there, Derani pulled away to …

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Pace Laps: Screw the Rain in Indianapolis

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Rain On Indy’s Parade Moving NASCAR’s Indianapolis race to early September was designed to shake up the schedule. Its new spot as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular-season finale increased its importance. A race that drivers still consider a crown jewel was pushing hard …

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Fuel Mileage Gives TeamTGM Laguna Seca Victory at Last Second

Most of the leaders in Saturday’s WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120 were on a fuel-saving pit strategy that forced to them to run the second half of the race without a stop.  Until the final lap, all was good.  With just two corners to go, Rennsport One’s Dillon Machavern ran …

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Entry List: Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix

On Saturday, the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge has their second to last race of the season at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.  Currently, 37 cars are entered. In the Grand Sport class, 25 teams are entered.  There are quite a few changes of note here. Bodymotion Racing’s No. 5 Porsche …

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Entry List: America’s Tire 250

This Sunday, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship has their final sprint race of the 2018 season at WeatherTech Racing Laguna Seca. 35 teams are currently entered in the race. In the Protottype class, there are 13 entries.  There are no lineup changes as compared to the last time the Prototypes …

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Tequila Patrón ESM Taps Timo Bernhard, Antonio Giovinazzi for Petit Le Mans

Tequila Patrón ESM announced Monday (Aug. 27) that they will have two new drivers with the team for the Motul Petit Le Mans in October.  Porsche factory driver Timo Bernhard and young gun Antonio Giovinazzi will join the organization for the 10-hour endurance race at Road Atlanta. They will be …

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Park Place Motorsports Announces Revised Lineup for Road Atlanta

Park Place Motorsports announced Wednesday (Aug. 22) that they intend to compete in the final two races of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season.  The team was originally planning on only running the endurance events, but added Road America earlier this month to the schedule.  Now, WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca …

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Richard Westbrook Wins Michelin GT Challenge Pole in Wet Conditions

Qualifying for Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIR was held in changeable conditions.  Ford Chip Ganassi Racing IMSA’s Richard Westbrook was fastest during the GT Le Mans session in the wet with a lap at 101.852 mph.  Despite being 11 seconds slower than the GT Daytona pole time, he will …

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