Tag Archives: Jörg Bergmeister

Park Place Motorsports Returns to IMSA Full-Time, Re-Hires Patrick Long

Park Place Motorsports announced Monday (Dec. 10) that they will return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on a full-time basis in 2019.  Team owner Patrick Lindsey will once again drive the No. 73 Porsche 911 GT3 R with the returning Patrick Long alongside. “I’m extremely excited for our team …

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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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Entry List: Continental Tire Road Race Showcase

This weekend, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is back in action with all three of their classes for the first time in nearly a month.  35 teams are entered in Sunday’s sprint race at Road America in Wisconsin. In the Prototype class, there are a couple of changes.  Most notably, …

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FIA WEC Unveils 2018-19 Full Season/Le Mans Entries, Moves Fuji Race

On Friday afternoon (European time), the FIA World Endurance Championship officially launched the 2018-19 season with an announcement in Paris.  The full-season entry list was revealed, containing 36 teams.  However, the biggest news was the shift of the 6 Hours of Fuji up by one week to Oct. 14. The …

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Patrick Pilet, Dirk Werner Claim First Win for New Porsche 911 RSR

On Saturday afternoon, pit strategy was the name of the game in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park.  Porsche GT Team’s two 911 RSRs stopped with 62 minutes to go for their final stops of the race.  That is approximately 12 minutes more than …

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Ford’s Dirk Müller Fastest in Lime Rock Practice No. 1

In opening practice for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Lime Rock, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s Dirk Müller was fastest with a lap of 51.077 seconds (103.890 mph).  As is the norm in GT Le Mans, much of the class was clustered together. Müller’s lap was nearly two-tenths of a …

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Entry List: Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix

Recently, IMSA has released the entry list for Sunday’s Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.  There are 36 teams entered between the four classes in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. In the headlining Prototype class, there are a couple of changes.  Tequila Patron ESM’s Ed Brown has …

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Max Angelelli Fastest in Night Practice, Jeff Gordon Goes Off-Course

After qualifying on Thursday in Daytona, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams took to the 3.56-mile road course for 90 minutes of practice in the dark.  It is the only time that drivers get on the course in the dark prior to the race.  Wayne Taylor Racing ended up with …

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Park Place Motorsports Loses 2nd in GTD Due to Drive-Time Violation

On Monday, IMSA held the WeatherTech Night of Champions at the Georgia Aquarium, where the champions were crowned.  However, before trophies could be award, champions feted and even before Vanessa Carlton could perform, IMSA released revised results for Saturday’s Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort.  Normally, this …

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Michael Shank Racing Takes First 2 Road Atlanta IWSC Sessions

At Road Atlanta, there are three practice sessions for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship scheduled for Thursday.  The third of those sessions is a night practice scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m.  The first two are during the day.  One team managed to top the charts in both daytime sessions. …

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