Despite finishing only eighth in Saturday’s Petit Le Mans, Eric Curran and Felipe Nasr became the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship prototype champions.
Filipe Albuquerque lost out on victory at Petit Le Mans with just two corners remaining as he ran out of fuel, allowing Renger van der Zande to come through for victory. Felipe Nasr and Eric Curran are your 2018 champions!
Championship contenders showed good pace in all three classes in the opening two practice sessions at Road Atlanta on Thursday.
Eric Curran and Felipe Nasr have a four-point advantage in the Prototype class heading into this weekend’s Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, the finale of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
Luis Felipe Derani will share driving duties with Felipe Nasr in the #31 Whelen Engineering Racing entry in 2019, with Eric Curran stepping back to race in just the four Michelin Endurance Cup races.
Colin Braun and Jon Bennett scored a remarkable victory the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship with a winning fuel strategy at Road America.
Jon Bennett and Colin Braun have taken their CORE autosport ORECA LMP2 to the overall and class victories at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
Colin Braun has put the #54 CORE autosport ORECA on pole at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park at a record-breaking pace.
Felipe Nasr held off a late challenge to win the Detroit Grand Prix ensuring he and Eric Curran go joint top of the standings.
Mustang Sampling Racing Cadillac took advantage of a superior pitstop strategy and pure car speed to take their second win of the season at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Series round at Long Beach. Heartbreak for Porsche saw Tommy Milner clinching GTLM victory for Corvette.
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.
Excessive contact and damage from many of the class leaders in the opening few laps saw a number of teams drop down the order at Sebring.
Stuart Middleton was naturally delighted with his maiden 24-hour race at Daytona, and in finishing second became the youngest ever podium finisher in the event.
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Filipe Albuquerque in the #5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac regained the lead of the 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona at the end of 15th hour as team-mate and former leader Eric Curran lost the lead due to brake light failure.
In the early hours of the morning, it was game over for the #22 Tequila Patron ESM as their engine gave out, while Lamborghini dominated GTD.