Tag Archive: Petit Le Mans

Dec 01

Rebellion Racing return to U.S. Racing

The full 2017 REBELLION Racing race programme will be announced in the near future

2016-07-24-Sunday-0083 REBELLION Racing will compete in the 2017 Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. The Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup is a unique four-race competition encompassing the marquee endurance races on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule.

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Nov 15

WeatherTech Championship teams ready for return to track

The IMSA-sanctioned November and December tests will help set the stage for teams before January’s Roar Before the Rolex 24

2016-07-10-3284 Beginning on Tuesday, November 15, IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competitors will return to action for the first IMSA-sanctioned on-track activity since the Petit Le Mans finale more than one month ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

Michael Shank Racing wins Petit Le Mans

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

Michael Shank Racing Wins Petit Le Mans With a driver line up that featured a Frenchman, a Brazilian-born American, and an American, Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian provided the racing demonstration of the American Dream as the Ohio-based team won the final race in the IMSA Daytona Prototype era with a tremendous victory in the 19th running of the Petit Le Mans on Saturday.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

Nielsen on verge of making history for Ferrari, aims for GTD Title in 2016 IMSA season-ending Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta (updated)

“We have our heads in the game”

Christina Nielsen Christina Nielsen is on the verge of making history by becoming the first woman to win a major full-season championship in North American professional sports car competition.

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Sep 27

VISIT FLORIDA Racing closes out DP Era with Petit Le Mans 

The two-seater will be in action at Road Atlanta Wednesday morning

Visit Florida Racing track Contest winners from a promotion put on by ROCK100.5 “Atlanta’s Rock Station” will receive laps around the track from Marc Goossens. Several media members will also have the opportunity to lap the 2.54-mile track in the Corvette DP. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Guest stars join IMSA WeatherTech Championship regulars for 2016 season-ending Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta

Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort

Preparing for a 10-hour season-ending race at challenging Road Atlanta, many of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams have added third drivers to their lineups for the Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort on Saturday, Oct. 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

Hedlund and Cosmo to take the Road to Le Mans with United Autosports

Mike Hedlund and Guy Cosmo have joined United Autosports for the inaugural Road to Le Mans event on 18th June

Hedlund and Cosmo to take the Road to Le Mans with United Autosports Mike and Guy will drive the team’s second Ligier JS P3 sports car entered into the Le Mans support event for LMP3 and GT3 cars, which will take place the morning of the main Le Mans 24 Hours race.
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Oct 04

Kuno Wittmer rain master at the “Petit Le Mans”

During the last 2015 Endurance race

Kuno Wittmer Petit Le Mans 2 This weekend, Montreal driver Kuno Wittmer participated in the “Petit Le Mans”, on the Road Atlanta track in Georgia. Considered as one of the three biggest motorsports Endurance events in North America, this race was pummeled by incessant rain and flooding at the track, forcing organizers to halt the event ahead of schedule. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 04

Porsche shocks the field with Petit Le Mans overall victory

Pilet earns driver title, clinches GTLM manufacturer title

2015-09-17-2582 From winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans overall in a prototype to winning the Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda overall in a GT Le Mans (GTLM) car, something about “Le Mans” style endurance races suits Porsche North America driver Nick Tandy.

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Sep 28

Kuno Wittmer eyeing victory at “Petit Le Mans” !

This Saturday in the United SportsCar Endurance series…

Kuno Wittmer TRG-1 Montreal driver Kuno Wittmer will contest this weekend’s infamous endurance race the “Petit Le Mans”, on the Road Atlanta track in Georgia.

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Sep 25

Chip Ganassi Racing adds Dixon to Petit Le Mans lineup

Reigning Indycar Champion joins Scott Pruett and Joey Hand In The No. 01 Ford Ecoboost Riley for Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta

2015-06-14_18842 Seven-time TUDOR United SportsCar Championship champions and six-time Rolex 24 At Daytona winners Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) announced today that reigning Rolex 24 At Daytona Winner and four-time Verizon IndyCar Series Champion Scott Dixon will join Scott Pruett and Joey Hand in the driver lineup of the No. 01 Ford EcoBoost Riley Prototype for the historic Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta on Oct 3. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

Major news in Canadian motorsport: Kuno Wittmer 2014 GT Le Mans Champion !

The “Petit Le Mans” and held on the Road Atlanta track

Kuno Wittmer This weekend, Montreal driver Kuno Wittmer became the first Canadian to win an international motorsport championship in 2014, following the “Petit Le Mans”, the last round of the season in the Tudor United SportsCar series, the North American Endurance championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

$300,000 presented to champions of Patrón Endurance Cup at Road Atlanta

FOX To Air National Network Television Coverage of Petit Le Mans Today In United States

Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup logo Shorty after the checkered flag waved to conclude the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in the Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta last night, the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) presented checks for $300,000 in awards to champions of the four-race Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

Jordan, Ricky Taylor make history, become first Americans to win overall in 17th Petit Le Mans in their father’s Corvette DP

Fittipaldi, Barbosa take TUDOR Championship, Patrón Endurance Cup titles

 

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Sixteen years after winning the inaugural Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda, Wayne Taylor brought his boys and a long-time friend to victory lane in the 10-hour TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season finale at Road Atlanta.

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Oct 04

No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR rakes Patrón Endurance Cup lead in GTLM with one segment remaining in Petit Le Mans

Sweedler, Bell lock up Patrón Endurance Cup GTD Driver Championships

Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup logoSix teams in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class entered Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda within three points of the lead in the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. With two of the three segments at Road Atlanta complete, the picture is a bit clearer with the checkered flag the only segment remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 04

No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR pulls even with No. 4 Corvette C7.R

After opening Patrón Endurance Cup Segment at Petit Le Mans

Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup logoNo. 555 AIM Autosport Ferrari 458 Italia Clinches GTD Team, Manufacturer Titles. A lot can happen in a 10-hour endurance sports car race, but one thing is certain in the Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta: the GT Le Mans (GTLM) battle in the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup will come down to the checkered flag. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

David Ostella to finish season at Petit Le Mans in Black, White and Pink

The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

David Ostella will finish his rookie TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season and his first Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda on Oct. 4 in the No. 38 Dash Neighborhoods/ Phillips 66 Prototype Challenge car that will feature a pink livery. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

IMSA News and Notes: Petit Le Mans Powered By Mazda

Titles on the line at Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda

Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda The inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will conclude at Road Atlanta on Saturday with the 17th annual of Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

AIM Autosport chasing two championships in Ten Hours at Petit Le Mans

“I am really looking forward to driving with Bill and Townsend at Petit Le Mans” – Grunewald

Sweedler and Bell looking to capture Patron North American Endurance Cup and TUDOR Championship in GT-Daytona Formula Drift star and Ferrari Challenge driver coach Conrad Grunewald to join Sweedler and Bell at Petit Le Mans.

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Oct 20

ALMS Petit Le Mans race reports

Rebellion Racing repeats at Petit Le Mans, captures ALMS finale

ALMS - Petit Le Mans - Rebellion Racing Tucker takes fourth straight class title, cumming PC champ by one point. Rebellion Racing wrote the final chapter in the history of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, winning the season-ending 16th Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

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