Meet the LM GTE Am class ahead of the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans.
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.
A combination of bad luck, bad timing and rule changes all conspired to keep Ferrari off the podium in the GTE Pro class at Le Mans.
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Three AF Corse Ferrari’s set for 24 Hours of Le Mans Challenge as familiar names are boosted with added support.
Pipo Derani and the #22 ESM Tequila Patron Nissan dominated hours 4-6 of the Sebring 12 Hours as the race reached its half-way point. A rash of caution periods in the fifth hour bunched the field up but Derani was able to build a sizeable lead until a caution at the end of the sixth hour.
The 21st hour of the 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona saw little changes in the standings as race leader Joao Barbosa in the #5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac settled into cruise mode and focused on lengthen his stint times.
Team Penske Acura ended the seventh hour of the 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona in first and second places but found themselves was outpaced and outraced by Filipe Albuquerque in the #5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac. Lando Norris briefly lead the race in the #23 United Autosports Ligier.
The popular Semi-works Ferrari outfit will not contest the entire 2018 IMSA WhetherTech SportsCar Championship. The team will take part in the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona and may potentially enter all rounds of the North American Endurance Cup.
Toni Vilander, Giancarlo Fisichella and Alessandro Pier Guidi finished third in the twentieth running of Petit Le Mans, much to the delight of team manager Dave ‘Beaky’ Sims.
Giuseppe Risi confirms plans to run Giancarlo Fisichella and Toni Vilander at the upcoming Michelin GT Challenge.
The #10 Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac made it three wins from three starts in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship as they survived an action packed and carnage filled race at the Long Beach Street Course.
As the clock counts down to the first session of race week at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, we take a look at the GTE Pro class which looks set to be a fierce battle between Ford, Porsche, Ferrari, Aston Martin and BMW.
After the successful year Ferrari and factory-run team AF Corse had last year with a clean sweep of championships, Ferrari have retained the same four drivers for their full season dual-car entries.
Whelan Engineering Racing’s Mike Conway surged into the lead from seventh during changing conditions in hour six of the 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Despite disrupted race preparations due to Hurricane Irma, Renger van der Zande took only the second non-Cadillac victory of the season at the America’s Tire 250 at Laguna Seca. The Wayne Taylor Racing Team finished third and can clinch the overall Weathertech SportsCar Championship just by starting Petit Le Mans.
2017 Rolex 24 At Daytona: Hour 20 Update – Mustang Sampling comes out on top over Wayne Taylor Racing
The #5 Mustang Sampling Racing came out on top in a hour long battle with the #10 Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac in the 20th hour of Rolex 24 At Daytona. The teams are now changing to slicks.