Colin Braun and Jon Bennett scored a remarkable victory the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship with a winning fuel strategy at Road America.
The JDC-Miller Motorsports trio of Chris Miller, Stephen Simpson and Misha Goikhberg statch victory in their “Red Dragon” ORECA in a thriller of a race at Watkins Glen.
The 2017 IMSA Weathertech SportsCar season saw the end of the Daytona Prototypes but the emergence of the new DPi regulations led to the dominance of the Wayne Taylor Racing squad. As we said farewell to the PC class, Corvette and Scuderia Corsa retained their GT titles in the closely fraught classes.
After a disappointing defence of their title so far this year, Dane Cameron and Whelen Engineering got their title defence back on track with victory at Mosport, helped by championship leader Jordan Taylor clashing with Tommy Milner’s GTLM Corvette.
Joao Barbosa pulled off a daring overtake to snatch victory of the Sahlens Six Hours of the Glen with just 10 minute remaining. The Cadillac went around the outside of the JDC Miller Motorsports car at turn one to come out on top. BMW also secured their first GTLM victory of the season.
After a disappointing start to the season, it was Starworks Motorsport who would take the PC win, with drivers Mirco Schultis and Renger van der Zande.
Petit Le Mans Preview: 20th Anniversary Sees Anti-Climatic title battles, but fierce fights for the win
The 20th Running of the Motul Petit Le Mans will not see any nail biting close title deciders but with the Petit Le Mans is now an iconic event and every driver and team desires their names on the trophy.
All four classes will race together at Road America for this weekend’s Tudor United SportsCar Championship event.