After entering the FIA World Endurance Championship LM GTE Pro at the start of the ‘Super Season’ last May, BMW Team MTEK may be walking away from the world series with doubt over their 2019/20 return.
2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
Tom Blomqvist will miss the Rolex 24 at Daytona after delays in securing a Visa, with Augusto Farfus being drafted in as his replacement.
Trent Hindman is eyeing victory in the GT Daytona class in this month’s Rolex 24 at Daytona, and he gives credit to his experienced team-mates for keeping his feet on the ground.
Ford Chip Ganassi Racing head into the 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona aiming for a third consecutive victory, with Richard Westbrook insisting confidence is high that they can do just that.
The Qualifying session to determine Pit and Garage allocation for the Rolex 24 at Daytona saw Meyer Shank Racing take top spot after the deletion of times from P1 Motorsports for using an illegal gold-rated driver.
Mazda led two of the three sessions on Saturday in the DPi class, with PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports doing likewise in LMP2. Wayne Taylor Racing and Dragonspeed interjected themselves during the afternoon session.
Linus Lundqvist will race for Precision Performance Motorsport in the 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona after winning the Sunoco Whelen Challenge in 2018.
A back injury for Jackie Heinricher has prevented her from participating in the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January, with Christina Nielsen being brought in as her replacement.
Ryan Dalziel will race full-time with Starworks Motorsport in 2018, with Parker Chase, Ezequiel Companc and Christopher Haase joining for North American Endurance Cup events.
Risi Competizione will return to the Rolex 24 at Daytona in 2019, according to team principal Giuseppe Risi.
Trent Hindman and Mario Farnbacher were both Endurance-only racers in 2018 but both will run full-time with Meyer Shank Racing this time around.
Ryan Hardwick will race alongside Bryan Sellers in the #48 Paul Miller Racing Lamborghini in 2019 after Madison Snow’s departure.
Matt McMurry and Gabriel Aubry will form the line-up for PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports in the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
Having recently hung up his helmet in the Formula One paddock, Fernando Alonso already has his eyes locked on his next race: the 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona.
CORE autosport will return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2019 with their Oreca 07 LMP2 chassis after committing to the LMP2 class.