Tag Archive: Road Atlanta

Oct 06

Tough day at Petit Le Mans ends Ostella’s positive season early

“The car was set up perfectly today” – Ostella

David Ostella’s first Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda had its share of triumphs and challenges Oct. 4 at Road Atlanta, a mirror of Ostella’s solid first season in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.
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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 »

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

Team Falken Tire Porsche 911 RSR repeats at Petit Le Mans, SRT Motorsports doubles up with GTLM Team, Driver Championships

Kuno Wittmer drove the No. 91 Dodge Viper SRT GTS-R to the driver championship

Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda Team Falken Tire closed out one era of the Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda with a victory last season, and opened up a new era Saturday with a breakthrough victory in the first TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race at Road Atlanta with its No. 17 Porsche 911 RSR. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 04

Thompson wins title after capturing wet final showdown at Road Atlanta

Colin Thompson clinched the Platinum Cup championship with a victory in treacherous conditions at Road Atlanta.

Colin Thompson kept his cool and his Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car on track in treacherous, rainy conditions to win the season-ending Round 16 and the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama championship on Oct. 3 at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 03

Ten Hours Remains In Patrón Endurance Cup as TUDOR Championship heads to Road Atlanta for Petit Le Mans

Corvette DP Of Action Express Leads In Prototype – Cliffhanger In GTLM May Come Down To Final Minutes

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo One race and 10 hours separate teams, drivers and manufacturers from the championship in the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup, which concludes with Saturday’s Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 03

Benitez edges Lewis in thriller at Road Atlanta; seven points separate top three entering finale

Three drivers. Seven points. One race.

That’s the championship equation with 45 minutes of competition remaining this season in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama after Angel Benitez Jr. won Round 15 on Thursday, Oct. 2 at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

Davis captures TOTAL Pole Award at Road Atlanta, puts Camaro Z/28.R up front for Continental Tire Challenge finale

Gimple takes first ST Pole in Compass360 Racing Honda Civic Si – GS points leader Hindman does not complete lap in shortened session

 

Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge logo Andrew Davis took a potential step toward the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Grand Sport (GS) title on Thursday, capturing his second TOTAL Pole Award of the season in qualifying for Friday’s season finale on his home track of Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Kuhlman seeks to build on Platinum Masters Title at Road Atlanta finale

Kasey Kuhlman dominated his competition this season en route to the Platinum Masters championship.

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama competitor Kasey Kuhlman is entering the final two rounds of the 2014 IMSA season at Road Atlanta with the Platinum Masters championship clinched.

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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 30

Championship Roundtable: Title Contenders Share Thoughts on Eve of Showdown

The close title chase isn’t their only common bond.

Just 20 points separate Colin Thompson, Michael Lewis, Angel Benitez Jr. and Sloan Urry entering the final two rounds of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama on Oct. 2-3 at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Thompson, Lewis, Benitez, Urry Brace for Platinum Cup Title Showdown at Road Atlanta

Two races. Four drivers. 20 points.

That’s the equation for excitement in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama entering the last two rounds of the 2014 season Oct. 1-3 during Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

F1600 in Focus – Road Atlanta

Short videos will continue to be rolled out through early 2015 featuring the various FF series

F1600 in focus logo The second 2014 F1600 in Focus short video has been released, featuring highlights from the F1600 Formula F Championship’s season opener at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

Goikhberg Dashes to Watkins Glen Win

For Goikhberg, it marks his first F1600 win on his Series debut weekend and second-ever F1600 start.

F1600 - Mikhail Goikhberg Mikhail Goikhberg ran in the lead pack for 12 green-flag laps and came out first in a last lap battle among seven cars for the win in round four of the 2014 F1600 Formula F Championship Series season at Watkins Glen. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

Goughary makes it 2 for 3 with Watkins win

“What a race! It just goes to show you that you have to be there at the end”

F1600 F Championship logoJim Goughary survived a F1600 battle at Watkins Glen, moving into the lead on the last lap in a race that saw new leaders every lap and ended under caution.

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May 16

Goughary leads Friday Glen practice

23 cars completed laps in afternoon practice at Watkins Glen

F1600 - Jim Goughary Jim Goughary led Friday practice at Watkins Glen International on a track getting faster by the minute following heavy morning rain that forced a shortened session due to a power outage.

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May 14

F1600 looks to WGI weekend

F1600 joins F2000 and the Atlantic Championship Series for a double-header weekend

F1600 - Futrelle leads at Road Atlanta A tight F1600 Formula F Championship Series field led by Road Atlanta race winners Jim Goughary and Franklin Futrelle head to rounds three and four of the 14-race 2014 season at Watkins Glen International this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

K-Hill poised for F1600 program

The team has made another important step on the Formula Race Promotions ladder

F1600 F Championship logoK-Hill Motorsports is currently leading the Atlantic Championship Series point standings off a Road Atlanta double-win with Daniel Burkett, alongside a five-car Atlantic, and two-car F2000 program.

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Apr 24

With a solid start to the season at Road Atlanta, the next F2000 race is at Watkins Glen

The Same Old Sixth

F2000 Championship Series logoTwo F2000 Championship Series races over a four-day Road Atlanta opening weekend delivered a pair of top ten finishes, including a sixth place run on a Sunday afternoon in Georgia for Tim Paul. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

Debut F1600 Pro weekend for Max Mällinen

“It was my first opportunity to compare myself to the other competitors”

F1600 F Championship logoMax Mällinen continued to get acclimated to his No. 10 Swan Motorsports Spectrum/Honda race car during the opening rounds of the 2014 F1600 Formula F Championship Series at Road Atlanta.

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