Mazda led two of the three sessions on Saturday in the DPi class, with PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports doing likewise in LMP2. Wayne Taylor Racing and Dragonspeed interjected themselves during the afternoon session.
Mazda Team Joest and Wayne Taylor Racing had a strong opening day at the Roar Before the 24, while PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports led in LMP2, Porsche and Ferrari in GT Le Mans, and Riley Motorsports – Team AMG in GT Daytona.
Jordan Taylor, Renger van der Zande and Ryan Hunter-Reay were all delighted after their last-gasp Petit Le Mans victory on Saturday at Road Atlanta.
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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!
Jordan Taylor in the Wayne Taylor-run Cadillac took overall pole with two British driver securing honours in GTLM and GTD in California.
Colin Braun and his CORE autosport Oreca LMP2 car have topped the timing sheets during a busy qualifying session this afternoon.
The Checkered Flag looks ahead to this weekend’s third round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship around the streets of Long Beach.
The #10 Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac came through to finish second in the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring on Saturday.
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.
Helio Castroneves was quickest in the opening practice session for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring on Thursday.
It was a close run thing, but Renger van der Zande took pole position for the Rolex 24 at Daytona by just seven-thousandths of a second from Helio Castroneves.
Renger van der Zande secured pole for the Rolex 24 at Daytona for the Wayne Taylor Racing team with a last minute lap which knocked Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves off the top spot.
Ricky Taylor left Wayne Taylor Racing ahead of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season, with his father Wayne Taylor admitting he is sad not to have both him and his brother Jordan at his team this season.
Dutchman Renger van der Zande continues to adapt to life at Wayne Taylor Racing with three days of testing at the Daytona International Speedway during the ROAR before the 24.