Michelin Pilot Challenge News

Riley Motorsports Wins BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona

Friday’s BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona was dominated by teams running the Mercedes-AMG GT4.  Following the first pit stop of the day, the dominant Mercedes was that of Riley Motorsports’ Wynn’s-sponsored No. 35 driven by Jeroen Bleekemolen, James Cox and Dylan Murry.  Bleekemolen was able to get up to the …

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Kuno Wittmer Wins BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona Pole

The track surface finally dried enough Thursday afternoon (Jan. 23) for IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge teams to put on slicks and go out for qualifying.  The times tumbled quickly.  When all was done, Andrew Wojteczko Autosport’s Kuno Wittmer claimed the pole for Friday’s BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona in his …

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Indy Dontje Fastest in Moist Pilot Challenge Practice No. 2

HTP Winward Motorsport’s Indy Dontje recaptured a little bit of his pace from the ROAR Before the 24 Thursday morning (Jan. 23).  He was able to top the timesheets in Michelin Pilot Challenge Practice No. 2 at Daytona International Speedway with a lap at 103.190 mph. Any respite from the …

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Jeroen Bleekemolen Quickest in Wet and Windy Pilot Challenge Practice

Riley Motorsports’ Jeroen Bleekemolen was fastest overall in opening practice Wednesday (Jan. 22) for IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge teams at Daytona International Speedway with a lap at 104.726 mph.  Conditions were far from ideal as rain and winds as high as 30 mph lashed the 3.56-mile road course.  Given the …

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Spencer Pumpelly Fastest Overall in Pilot Challenge ROAR Testing

Team Hardpoint’s Spencer Pumpelly was fastest overall in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge testing Sunday (Jan. 5).  The veteran racer turned in a lap at 112.862 mph Sunday morning to lead the way in his Audi R8 LMS GT4. Session No. 5 In addition to topping the entire weekend, Pumpelly’s lap …

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Spencer Pumpelly Fastest During Michelin Pilot Challenge ROAR Day No. 2 Action

For much of the weekend, Winward Racing/HTP Motorsport has dominated the charts.  Saturday afternoon, things changed when Spencer Pumpelly took his Audi R8 LMS GT4 for Team Hardpoint to the top of the sheet with a lap at 111.366 mph. Session No. 3 In the morning session Saturday, Indy Dontje …

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Winward Racing/HTP Motorsport Dominates Pilot Challenge ROAR Day No. 1

Michelin Pilot Challenge testing Friday (Jan. 3) at Daytona International Speedway saw just one team atop the charts for the vast majority of the day.  That team was Winward Racing/HTP Motorsport, which was fastest in both sessions. Session No. 1 In the morning session, Indy Dontje topped the charts with …

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Austin Cindric, Sebastian Priaulx Win FOX Factory 120

Multimatic Motorsports was able to get in the pits just before the 80 minute mark Friday (Oct. 11) to swap series debutante Sebastian Priaulx out of the seat and put in Austin Cindric. A couple of seconds later, a full-course caution flew for the stopped Honda Civic Type-R TCR of …

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