Tag Archive: Sebring International Raceway

Apr 06

Spectra Premium’s NSCR100 Radiator exceeds expectations

“After only the first few laps, we knew that we could expect positive results from the testing session” – Jean-François Dumoulin

20170325-26 - Sebring - Photo Michael Stahlschmidt (1)Spectra Premium engineers and Dumoulin Compétition took to the track for the first time with the NSCR100 high-performance radiator at the Sebring International Raceway on March 25-26, 2017.

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Mar 20

The much-anticipated debut of the LM P3 category in the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda didn’t disappoint

IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda Event News and Notes

The much-anticipated debut of the LM P3 category in the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda didn’t disappointFour different manufacturers were represented in the class over the weekend at Sebring International Raceway for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida.
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Mar 18

Ford GT 1-2 qualifying sweep at Sebring led by Briscoe

Briscoe was just a little quicker than teammate Mueller in the No. 66

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s quest for the ultimate trifecta in sports car endurance racing – three straight victories in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Rolex 24 At Daytona and the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida – looks entirely within reach after GT Le Mans (GTLM) qualifying Friday afternoon at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 18

AERO™ Advanced Paint Technology targets tough Sebring 12

“We’ve always had a good performance at Sebring”  – Bobby Rahal

AERO™ Advanced Paint Technology targets tough Sebring 12IMSA will stage the toughest 12 hours of racing this weekend as the bumpy Sebring International Raceway plays host for the 65th  running of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring (on-air coverage on FS1 starting at 1:30 PM ET Saturday).  Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 16

Manufacturer battle resumes as Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge moves to Sebring

Half as long, but twice as tough?

Yeah, that’s pretty much what most competitors think about Friday’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Sebring 120, the second event in the series’ 2017 race schedule. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 14

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Series kicks off 2017 season at Sebring

Joining the GT3 Cup Challenge USA field is an equally impressive line-up from the GT3 Canadian field

Green Flag for Round 2 at Sebring in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama in 2016Porsche is as much a part of Sebring International Raceway as the World War II-era concrete runways that make up a part of the racing surface, or the legendary, loyal fans. In 1974, the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring was canceled because of the gas crisis, and more than a thousand fans showed up anyway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 14

Twelve Hours of Sebring awaits for Mike Conway

First Practice gets underway on Thursday the 16th of March

Mike ConwayThe 65th annual 12 Hours of Sebring takes place this weekend with Mike Conway returning to action in the #31 Cadillac powered Whelen Engineering Racing prototype. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 14

Prototype battle set to escalate for 65th Twelve Hours of Sebring

So what did we learn about the all-new Prototype field at the season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona in January?

In brief, that they are good looking, with a purposeful, means-business profile. But they’re also fast. The premier class in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship was won by the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi V.R, which clocked its fastest lap at 1 minute, 36.394 seconds, which is more than a 132-mph average on the 3.56-mile road course. More impressive still, that wasn’t even the fastest Prototype lap turned during the race.   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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Mar 07

Honda believes it has closed competition gap for 2017

Usually at private test sessions, lap times are a closely guarded secret

HondaThey aren’t released by the Verizon IndyCar Series and only occasionally will teams share them with the media. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 02

Derani feels right at home testing Schmidt Peterson Motorsports car at Sebring

Luis Felipe “Pipo” Derani made a smooth transition from sports cars to Indy cars today at Sebring International Raceway. 

The 23-year-old Brazilian, who has dozens of Formula 3 races in Brazil and Europe as well as a six-race stint in the 2014 Pro Mazda Championship presented by Cooper Tires on his extensive resume, tested James Hinchcliffe’s No. 5 Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda on Sebring’s short course.

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Mar 01

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, round 2: 12 Hours of Sebring, USA

12 Hours of  Sebring, USA: Two 911 RSR at the oldest sports car race in the USA

2016-11-25-0008 The 12 Hours of Sebring is the oldest and toughest sports car race in the USA. The 65th running of this classic event at the Sebring International Raceway on the legendary airfield circuit in the heart of Florida will be held on 18 March.

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Feb 25

Montoya samples Risi Ferrari in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Sebring test

Juan Pablo Montoya joined the Risi Competizione team for the second day at Sebring

One day after IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship star Ricky Taylor sampled a Team Penske IndyCar at Homestead-Miami Speedway, a Team Penske IndyCar driver took advantage of the opportunity to drive a WeatherTech Championship car 180 miles up the road at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 24

Lynn gets acquainted with No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi at Sebring test

It was a day of firsts at Sebring International Raceway for British racing driver Alex Lynn

Before Thursday’s first day of a two-day IMSA-sanctioned test at the site of next month’s 65th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, Lynn never had driven the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R he will share with 2017 Rolex 24 At Daytona winners Jordan and Ricky Taylor. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 17

Throwback Thursday: 50 years ago at Sebring International Raceway

Ford, Ferrari, Porsche and Chevrolet all came to Sebring as contenders on April 1, 1967

Many of the leading manufacturers set to battle at this year’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida were major players in the same race at Sebring 50 years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 30

2017 Porsche Club of America Club racing season takes green flag at 48 Hours at Sebring Feb. 2-5

One of the largest PCA Club Racing events of the year

PCA Club Racing logo Approximately 400 Porsches will start the 2017 Porsche Club of America (PCA) Club Racing 2017 season at the 24th annual 48 Hours at Sebring presented by Champion Porsche on Feb. 2-5 at the iconic Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 10

Rain disrupts final team test of 2016 at Sebring

Wet conditions forced postponement of the final Verizon IndyCar Series private team test of 2016

Mike HullThe two-team test at Sebring International Raceway – the last of the year before a month-long moratorium on testing – was called off shortly before 11 a.m. ET. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 02

Panneton’s Porsche progress propels climb to Two Series in 2016

“I have more time to play, and that’s what I’m doing” – Panneton

Panneton's Porsche progress propels climb to Two Series in 2016 Sweat poured from Gerald Panneton’s body as he navigated the bumpy, tricky Sebring International Raceway for the first time in mid-March during the first two rounds of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 18

Lucas Catania earns first victory in thrilling finish at Sebring

Only .290 of a second in front of Chris Green

Lucas Catania earned his first series win with a victory in Round 2 at Sebring International Raceway Lucas Catania needed every corner of the 17-turn, 3.74-mile historic Sebring International Raceway and every second of the 45-minute race to earn his first Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama victory. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 18

Austin Versteeg breaks through for first series victory in Sebring thriller

His previous best finish was third, four times last season and also in Round 1 on Thursday

Austin Versteeg breaks through for first series victory in Sebring thriller Austin Versteeg earned his first career Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires victory Friday at Sebring International Raceway, climbing to the front after starting fourth in a thrilling race. Read the rest of this entry »

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