Tag Archive: Petit Le Mans

Oct 04

Mustang Sampling Racing ready for Petit Le Mans

Championship target to close 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar season

2017-07-09_9906With another IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race victory as the target and the 2017 Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup (TPNAEC) on the line, Mustang Sampling Racing will be back in race action this weekend at Road Atlanta for the 20th running of the Motul Petit Le Mans (race broadcast opens at 10:30 AM Saturday with live coverage on FS1).  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 03

VISIT FLORIDA Racing set for Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta

Round 10 & season-finale of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, 10 hours

2017-07-07_8178TRACK: Road Atlanta is a 12-turn, 2.54-mile road course about 50 miles northeast of Atlanta, Georgia. DRIVER LINE-UP: Marc Goossens (Belgium), Renger van der Zande (Netherlands), Jonathan Bomarito (USA). Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 03

Change Racing looks to close IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season on a high note at Petit Le Mans

The No. 16 Change Racing XBOX / Monster Energy / Orion Lighting Lamborghini Huracán GT3

2017-07-09_10109The Braselton, Georgia circuit is celebrating its 20th anniversary of the Motul Petit Le Mans. The 2.54-mile track, known for its striking elevation changes at the first and final corners, will play host to 10-hours of hard IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 27

VISIT FLORIDA Racing adds Jonathan Bomarito to Petit Le Mans driver line up

Bomarito will join full-season VISIT FLORIDA Racing drivers Marc Goossens and Renger van der Zande

VISIT FLORIDA RacingFresh off of a thrilling victory at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Sunday, VISIT FLORIDA Racing is pleased to announce the addition of Jonathan Bomarito to the Daytona Beach, Florida-based team’s driver line up for the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 01

Motul signs on as Title Sponsor of Petit Le Mans

The Motul Petit Le Mans, set for Oct. 4-7, is the final race and championship decider

Motul will serve as the title sponsor for the world-renowned Petit Le Mans 10-hour endurance race at Road Atlanta, as well as the Official Lubricant Partner of Road Atlanta and Petit Le Mans, track officials announced. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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