Tag Archive: Road America

Oct 11

Manufacturer testing period begins (+video)

Team Chevy’s two-car effort visited Road America with Simon Pagenaud of Team Penske and Spencer Pigot of Ed Carpenter Racing

Spencer PigotVerizon IndyCar Series engine manufacturers Chevrolet and Honda continued the learning process of working with the new universal aerodynamic body kits that will debut in 2018 with one day tests at Road America and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Loren Beggs takes Seventh victory of theseason at Road America

“It was definitely a patience game” – Beggs

Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA logoIn an unseasonably warm Autumn afternoon at Road America, 911 Design’s Loren Beggs charged up from a seventh-place starting position to take the overall victory and maintain his championship lead in Race 13 of the Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA heads East to Road America

The series makes its way to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin

Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA logoAs the Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA enters its final two races of the year, the combined-class field of Porsche 911 GT3 Cup and Cayman Clubsport GT4 machines heads to Road America for Round 7 of the 2017 championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 23

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Road America

Kyle Busch Pulls Off Bristol Sweep

NASCAR logoKyle Busch led 156 laps on his way to Victory Lane in Saturday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway to complete the sweep of all three national series races at the high-banked short track. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 07

Nissan scores breakthrough DPi win with Derani, van Overbeek and Patrón ESM at Road America

The Nissan DPi is a winner in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competition.

In Sunday’s two-hour, 40-minute Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America, Brazilian driver Pipo Derani and teammate Johannes van Overbeek broke a seven-race win streak for Cadillac, co-driving their No. 22 Tequila Patrón Nissan to victory.

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Aug 07

Ford GT returns to Victory Lane at Road America, tightens GTLM standings

No. 66 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT started by co-driver Dirk Mueller

Ford emerged as a championship contender Sunday in the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America, ending a six-race winless drought to close the points deficit in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class with just three races remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 06

Hindman and Agostini deliver Third Consecutive Lamborghini Super Trofeo win in Race 2 at Road America

Hindman and Agostini win third race in a row.

Super Trofeo logoSweeps in three classes at Road America: Pro, Am, LB Cup. Versteeg returns to ProAm podium with third class win of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 06

IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge: Podium for Jesse Lazare and Chris Green in Wisconsin !

«I am pleased that our team earned another podium but I would’ve preferred achieving it another way !»

IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Podium for Jesse Lazare and Chris Green in Wisconsin !Once again this season, Montreal drivers Jesse Lazare and Chris Green earned a podium spot in the North American Endurance series IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, after finishing in third place this weekend on the Road America track in Elkhart, Wisconsin.

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Aug 05

Ricky Taylor scores Fourth TOTAL Pole Award of season at Road America

Two days after his 28th birthday

Ricky Taylor blistered the previous IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype class track record and beat his next closest competitor by more than a second en route to his fourth TOTAL Pole Award of the season in qualifying for Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 05

Mueller leads Ford GT sweep of front row at Road America

It was Mueller’s 20th career IMSA pole, second in a row at Road America and a new class track record

Dirk Mueller was in a league of his own in qualifying Saturday at Road America, leading a Ford GT sweep of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class front row for Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase.

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Aug 05

VISIT FLORIDA Racing takes Fourth on Road America grid

Marc Goossens wheeled the No. 90 VISIT FLORIDA Racing Gibson powered Ligier JS P217 to a fourth place

2017-07-08_9019VISIT FLORIDA Racing scored its best qualifying position of the year at Road America on Saturday as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship set the grid for Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase which marks Round 8 of the 2017 championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 04

Simpson throws down late flyer to lead Prototype Practice at Road America

“It’s always nice to end a practice P1”

While the team heads into Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase still looking for its first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race victory, Stephen Simpson and the No. 85 JDC-Miller Motorsports team might be carrying the most momentum of anybody in the Prototype class. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 04

Change Racing readies for Road America

The Change Racing GTD effort will also be joined by the team’s two-car Lamborghini Super Trofeo lineup

2017-07-09_10109WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Drivers: Corey Lewis & Jeroen Mul. WeatherTech Sportscar Championship Car: The No. 16 Change Racing XBOX / Monster Energy / Orion Lighting Lamborghini Huracán GT3. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

All eyes on GTLM Title Race as WeatherTech Championship heads to Road America

This Sunday at Road America

Although it took the remainder of the season to play all the way out, the 2016 Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America proved to be a turning point in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) battle for the championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America Enters Third Round of competition at Road America

Road America marks the midpoint of season competition

Super Trofeo logoAntinucci still maintains Pro advantage after Watkins Glen. Piscopo and Proto continue to strengthen points lead in Pro-Am championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Triple-header weekend for the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama at Road America

Many of the teams needed that lengthy break

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logoFollowing a monthlong break since the last outing, a single race at Watkins Glen International, the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama roars back to action at one of the fastest, most challenging circuits on the schedule – Road America, the so-scenic four-mile, 14-turn natural road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Mustang Sampling Racing ready for Road America  

Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi will share the driving duties

2017-07-08_9711Mustang Sampling Racing returns to Road America this weekend as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship heads to Wisconsin for the annual visit to the hugely popular natural terrain circuit.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

VISIT FLORIDA Racing ready for Road America

VISIT FLORIDA Racing took delivery of a Ligier JS P217 last week

VISIT FLORIDA RacingThe team will debut the No. 90 VISIT FLORIDA Racing Ligier JS P217 Gibson at Road America with plans to run the car for the final three races of the 2017 IMSA championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America set for 35 WeatherTech Championship race cars among Four Classes

The two-hour, 40-minute Continental Tire Road Race Showcase will be televised live

Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge logoAfter nearly a one-month break, the Prototype class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to headline a four-class race at the four-mile Road America circuit in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin on Sunday, Aug. 6. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

A podium and a victory for ST Racing at Road America

Saturday was a perfect mix of sun and clouds for Race 1 that featured the GTS and Touring Car categories

A podium and a victory for ST Racing at Road AmericaSamantha Tan had a solid run in her #38 BMW M235iR. She moved up to 6th place early in the race, but fell back to 7th, halfway thru the race, to avoid an incident from contact between two other cars. Tan was all smiles after the race.

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