Tag Archive: Marc Goossens

Sep 25

VISIT FLORIDA Racing scores emotional win at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Edwards, Tomczyk Take “Spin and Win” Victory for BMW at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

The infamous ‘Corkscrew’ at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca has seen its share of iconic passes over the years, but the winning pass in Sunday’s IMSA Weather Tech SportsCar Championship race definitely made the list. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 13

Visit Florida Racing visits Sebring for Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring

65th annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring

Visit Florida Racing visits Sebring for Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of SebringA 12 hour endurance race held at Sebring International Raceway which is located 150 miles southeast of the Visit Florida Racing shop in Daytona Beach, Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 09

VISIT FLORIDA Racing tests Riley-Gibson at the Roar Before the 24

Marc Goossens, Renger van der Zande, and Rene Rast all participated in the three-day test

VISIT FLORIDA Racing VISIT FLORIDA Racing turned its first official laps of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship over the weekend as Daytona International Speedway hosted the annual Roar Before the 24 test ahead of 55th Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 03

VISIT FLORIDA Racing adds René Rast to Rolex 24 line up

Rast joins Marc Goossens (Belgium) and Renger van der Zande

Visit Florida Racing completes testing at Daytona Adding to its already dynamic international driver line up, VISIT FLORIDA Racing has added German driver René Rast to the team for the Rolex 24 At Daytona which opens the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season in January at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

Visit Florida Racing takes delivery of Riley-Gibson

Saturday’s test served as an initial shakedown for the Daytona Beach-based team

Visit Florida Racing 1 Visit Florida Racing took delivery of its new Gibson-powered Riley Technologies Mk. 30 on Saturday as the team put the brand new LMP2 machine through its paces at Carolina Motorsports Park.

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Nov 14

VISIT FLORIDA Racing to rield Marc Goossens and Renger van der Zande in 2017 IMSA Campaign

Set to share the No. 90 VISIT FLORIDA Racing Gibson-powered Riley Technologies MK XXX

VISIT FLORIDA Racing has secured a new driver pairing to campaign its all-new car for the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

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Aug 06

VISIT FLORIDA Racing targets more speed at Road America

The 15-minute qualifying session was cut short due to a red flag period

Visit Florida Racing track The VISIT FLORIDA Racing No. 90 Corvette Daytona Prototype will start Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase from the third row of the grid after Marc Goossens qualified sixth in an abbreviated session on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 03

Promising rRun for Visit Florida Racing comes up short in Sahlen’s 6 Hours of the Glen

Drivers Ryan Dalziel and Marc Goossens combined for a run to sixth place after six hours of hard-fought IMSA WeatherTech Championship racing

Visit Florida Racing track Looking to make it three victories in a row at Watkins Glen International, Visit Florida Racing came up short of that goal on Sunday as a promising outing didn’t deliver the desired result for the Florida-based squad in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 04

Disappointment in Detroit for Visit Florida Racing

The team had been hoping to return to podium form at Detroit

Visit Florida Racing pits After making a very promising start to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship visit to Detroit, Visit Florida Racing’s Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers took a sudden turn for the worse on Lap 10 when the No. 90 Corvette Daytona Prototype made heavy contact with the tire wall.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 04

Marc Goossens puts Visit Florida Racing Chevy on Belle Isle front row

Goossens was quickly up to speed at the notoriously challenging and bumpy 2.35-mile temporary street course

Visit Florida Racing track In his first-ever race at the Belle Isle street circuit, Marc Goossens put the No. 90 Visit Florida Racing Corvette Daytona Prototype on the front row for the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers.

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Jun 01

Visit Florida Racing heads to Chevy’s Hometown of Detroit

The 2016 Belle Isle event will be Marc Goossens’ first visit to the Detroit circuit

Visit Florida Racing DRIVING AT DETROIT: Ryan Dalziel and Marc Goossens will drive the No. 90 Visit Florida Racing Corvette Daytona Prototype. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 17

Visit Florida Racing scores sixth at Long Beach

Marc Goossens and Ryan Hunter-Reay both found themselves fighting traction issues

Successful Test for Visit Florida Racing at Daytona International Speedway Visit Florida Racing sprinted through the streets of Long Beach for 100 minutes of IMSA WeatherTech action to bring home a sixth place result with the No. 90 . Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 11

Ryan Hunter-Reay set for Long Beach double with Visit Florida Racing

Marc Goossens and Ryan Hunter-Reay will co-drive the No. 90 Visit Florida Racing Corvette Daytona Prototype

Fighting Fifth in Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring for Visit Florida Racing Full season Visit Florida Racing driver Ryan Dalziel is participating at Silverstone this weekend as part of his World Endurance Championship commitment. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 20

Fighting Fifth in Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring for Visit Florida Racing

Marc Goossens, Ryan Dalziel, and Ryan Hunter-Reay persevered through some of the most challenging race conditions

Fighting Fifth in Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring for Visit Florida Racing Visit Florida Racing survived a treacherous run through the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring in a race that saw variable Florida weather conditions throughout. The 64th running of the historic event opened under dry and sunny conditions, followed by race-stopping torrential rain, and finished under the always challenging Sebring blanket of darkness. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 31

Visit Florida Racing takes home podiumfinish in Rolex 24 at Daytona

It matched the team’s best result in the race after finishing third last year on the way to taking second in the 2015 IMSA Championship

With scores of Visit Florida guests and hometown supporters on hand, Daytona Beach-based Visit Florida Racing drove to a third place finish after 24 hours of hard-fought racing in the Rolex 24 At Daytona.

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Nov 19

Successful Test for Visit Florida Racing at Daytona International Speedway

Marc Goossens takes his first laps in the No. 90 Visit Florida Racing Corvette DP

2015-09-19-1769 The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship staged its first test of the 2016 season at Daytona International Speedway this week and Visit Florida Racing completed a successful two days of on-track action at the team’s home track located just miles from its Daytona Beach race shop. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 09

Roar Before The Rolex 24 kicks off 2015 TUDOR Championship Season

Ford EcoBoost powers hand to top of prototype charts on day 1

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Taking steps toward a record sixth overall victory in the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates ran 1-2 in Friday’s opening day of the Roar Before The Rolex 24, a three-day test at Daytona International Speedway to open the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season, as well as the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 09

Riley Motorsports confirms full-season, NAEC programs

Kuno Wittmer, Dominik Farnbacher and Marc Goossens all join the team for the Roar and the Rolex 24

Riley Motorsports has formally confirmed its full-season return to the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, as a privateer effort following the withdrawal of Chrysler’s SRT Viper program at the end of 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 23

Kuno Wittmer and his Viper GTS-R to start 3rd in Rolex 24 at Daytona

It’s the first time in his career Kuno Wittmer will take the start at the prestigious Rolex 24

Kuno Wittmer - Viper GTS-R The No.91 SRT Motorsports Viper GTS-R qualified on pole in the GTLM class for the Rolex 24 at Daytona, with Marc Goossens at the commands, as the No.93 team car qualified third with Kuno Wittmer teammate’s Jonathan Bomarito at the wheel. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 20

SRT Motorsports: Petit Le Mans post-race quotes

Kuno Wittmer – No. 93 Pennzoil Ultra SRT Viper GTS-R (Finished 5th)

SRT Motorsports logo The No. 93 SRT Viper GTS-R driven by Jonathan Bomarito, Kuno Wittmer and Tommy Kendall survived an off-track excursion to lead SRT Motorsports with a fifth-place finish at Petit Le Mans Saturday at Road Atlanta.

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