Extreme Speed Motorsports and Mazda Team Joest were fastest in practices three and four at Road Atlanta, Corvette finished 1-2 in GT Le Mans in both sessions, while Mercedes and Audi customers topped GT Daytona.
Mustang Sampling Racing
Championship contenders showed good pace in all three classes in the opening two practice sessions at Road Atlanta on Thursday.
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.
Christian Fittipaldi will call time on his career after the 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona, bringing an end to sixteen years of racing in American-based Sports Car championships.
Joao Barbosa will return to IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competition in the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase this weekend 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.
Ricky Taylor was fastest for Acura Team Penske in opening practice at Mid-Ohio, while the GT classes were lead by Porsche and BMW.
Filipe Albuquerque and Joao Barbosa returned to winning ways at Long Beach, with the duo putting their woes from Sebring behind them for their second win of 2018.
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.
The Checkered Flag looks ahead to this weekend’s third round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship around the streets of Long Beach.
Ricky Taylor ensured Acura Team Penske remained on top for a second consecutive practice session at Sebring on Thursday.
After rising temperatures on his Mustang Sampling Racing Cadillac during the Rolex 24 at Daytona, Filipe Albuquerque admitted it was a hard race to manage, but it was a relief to take the chequered flag for the victory.
Felipe Albuquerque brought the #5 Mustang Sampling Racing home to take victory in the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona.
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Despite easing off during the 23rd Hour of the 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona Filipe Albuquerque continued to pilot the #5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac towards victory and a new race distance record. Action Express Racing Cadillac on course for a 1-2.
Loic Duval in the CORE autosport car closed the gap to race leader Felipe Albuquerque in the 22nd hour of the 24 Hours at Daytona.