Tom Blomqvist will miss the Rolex 24 at Daytona after delays in securing a Visa, with Augusto Farfus being drafted in as his replacement.
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Nick Tandy, Frederic Makowiecki and Patrick Pilet closed out the season with victory at Road Atlanta, while Corvette Racing duo Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia secured a second consecutive title despite finishing down in eighth.
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Tequila Patron ESM, BMW Team RLL and Scuderia Corsa Ferrari took pole positions across the three classes at Petit Le Mans on Friday.
For a second consecutive race, the #25 BMW Team RLL pairing of Alexander Sims and Connor De Phillippi were triumphant, this time taking victory in the Continental Monterey Grand Prix at Laguna Seca.
With teammate Van Overbeek stepping out the Tequila Patron ESM after 2 racing laps, Pipo Derani put up a 2-hour spectacular stint to win at Laguna Seca.
It was another dominant qualifying performance in the GTLM class at Watkins Glen, despite Corvette Racing breathing down their necks throughout the session.
The fourth round of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship ran caution-free throughout, and saw class victories for Acura Team Penske, Porsche GT Team and 3GT Racing.
Helio Castroneves was quickest in Qualifying at Mid-Ohio, while BMW Team RLL and 3GT Racing took pole honours in the two GT classes.
Dane Cameron confirmed Acura Team Penske as the team to beat this weekend in Mid-Ohio as he led the way in final practice on Saturday morning.
The Checkered Flag looks ahead to this weekend’s third round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship around the streets of Long Beach.
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The BMW Motorsport Director was pleased not only with the result at Sebring but with the improved Balance of Performance levels in the GT Le Mans class.
Alexander Sims, Connor De Phillippi and Bill Auberlen were competitive throughout the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, and were rewarded with a second place finish.
Luis Felipe Derani brought the #22 Tequila Patron ESM Nissan home on Saturday night to claim outright honours in the 66th running of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.
Connor de Phillippi gave BMW Team RLL the GT Le Mans pole position for the 2018 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring on Friday.