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GT Le Mans (GTLM

GT Daytona (GTD)

IMSA Point Standings
After Austin
Prototype Drivers
Pos Drivers Total
1 Jordan Taylor 226
1 Ricky Taylor 226
2 Christian Fittipaldi 207
2 Joao Barbosa 207
3 Misha Goikhberg 200
3 Stephen Simpson 200
4 Dane Cameron 199
4 Eric Curran 199
5 Ryan Dalziel 183
5 Scott Sharp 183
6 Tristan Nunez 181
6 Jonathan Bomarito 181
7 Tom Long 168
7 Joel Miller 168
8 Johannes Van Overbeek 162
9 Renger Van Der Zande 148
9 Marc Goossens 148
10 Ed Brown 117

1 Patricio O'ward 216
1 James French 216
2 Don Yount 182
3 Buddy Rice 120
4 Kyle Masson 108
5 Gustavo Yacaman 89
6 Nicholas Boulle 68
7 Garett Grist 62
8 Ryan Lewis 62
9 Sean Rayhall 60
10 Daniel Burkett 60

1 Jan Magnussen 182
1 Antonio Garcia 182
2 Alexander Sims 179
2 Bill Auberlen 179
3 Joey Hand 172
3 Dirk Mueller 172
4 Richard Westbrook 169
4 Ryan Briscoe 169
5 Dirk Werner 159
5 Patrick Pilet 159
6 Oliver Gavin 151
6 Tommy Milner 151
7 John Edwards 151
7 Martin Tomczyk 151
8 Laurens Vanthoor 151
9 Giancarlo Fisichella 104
9 Toni Vilander 104
10 Kevin Estre 78

1 Christina Nielsen 203
1 Alessandro Balzan 203
2 Jeroen Bleekemolen 195
2 Ben Keating 195
3 Andy Lally 179
3 Katherine Legge 179
4 Jens Klingmann 168
5 Lawson Aschenbach 166
5 Andrew Davis 166
6 Madison Snow 165
6 Bryan Sellers 165
7 Daniel Morad 162
8 Oswaldo Negri Jr. 152
8 Jeff Segal 152
9 Patrick Lindsey 150
10 Cooper Macneil 147

Prototype Teams
Rank Teams Total
1 #10 Konica Minolta Cadillac 226
2 #5 Mustang Sampling Racing 207
3 #85 Jdc-Miller Motorsports 200
4 #31 Whelen Engineering 199
5 #2 Tequila Patron Esm 183

1 #38 Performance Tech 216
2 #26 Bar1 Motorsports 185
3 #20 Bar1 Motorsports 182
4 #8 Starworks Motorsports 58
5 #88 Starworks Motorsport 28

1 #3 Corvette Racing 182
2 #25 BMW Team Rll 179
3 #66 Ford Chip Ganassi 172
4 #67 Ford Chip Ganassi 169
5 #911 Porsche Gt Team 159
6 #4 Corvette Racing 151
7 #24 BMW Team Rll 151
8 #912 Porsche Gt Team 151
9 #62 Risi Competizione 104
10 #68 Ford Chip Ganassi Uk 50

1 #63 Scuderia Corsa 203
2 #33 Riley Motorsports - AMG 195
3 #93 M. Shank W/ Curb-Aga 179
4 #96 Turner Motorsport 168
5 #57 Stevenson Motorsports 166
Latest SportsCars News and Commentary

Meet Reinhold Joest of Mazda Team Joest
  How the Dominant Joest Team Paired with Mazda
Prior to the 2018 season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona, we will bring you a series of feature stories about Mazda Team Joest, the new Mazda factory team in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. While many know the Joest name and are likely aware of their dominance in the last 15 years of worldwide endurance sports car racing, we want to share more details about the team and the people who will drive the effort in the coming years. 
Toyota beats Porsche in heavy rain at Fuji
  Cuts Porsche's lead with win in shortened race

Toyota Gazoo Racing took a memorable 1-2 finish at their home race this afternoon after a dramatic seventh round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship at Fuji Speedway. In challenging wet and foggy conditions Sebastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Anthony Davidson took the No.8 Toyota TS 050 Hybrid to victory. They headed home the sister No.7 Toyota driven by Kamui Kobayashi, Mike Conway and Jose-Maria Lopez.

The Porsche 919 Hybrids lock out front row in Fuji
  Toyotas close on row 2

The two Porsche 919 Hybrids will start from the front row for the six-hour race at the Fuji International Speedway. Championship leaders Earl Bamber (NZ), Timo Bernhard (DE) and Brendon Hartley (NZ) took pole position in front of the sister car in the hands of reigning world champion Neel Jani (CH), Andre Lotterer (DE) and Nick Tandy (GB). It is the 19th pole position for the 919 Hybrid since its race debut in 2014 and the fourth in 2017. 

Taylor: Joining Penske "The Opportunity of a Lifetime"
  Taylor, Rahal, Pagenaud, Cindric, St. Cyr
Ricky Taylor

Ricky Taylor
Graham Rahal
Simon Pagenaud
Tim Cindric
Art St. Cyr

WeatherTech Night of Champions Honors IMSA Victors
  Held at the Chateau Elan Winery and Resort
Champions across the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship came together Monday night to be recognized for their achievements and to celebrate the conclusion of a thrilling 2017 season. Held at the Chateau Elan Winery and Resort in Braselton, Georgia, drivers, teams and manufacturers received awards for their performances throughout the year. The four class champions received new TUDOR watches to honor their titles. Receiving awards for their championships in the twelve segments at the series’ four endurance events were the four Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup champions.
Motul Petit Le Mans Rearview Mirror
  Five Things

The Motul Petit Le Mans represented a fitting end to the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season, with the 10-hour Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup event offering intense competition and class battles from start to finish. The race had it all: an upset victory, championship-worthy performances and a sneak peek at 2018…here are “five takeaways” from Road Atlanta:

#2 Nissan handed gift victory at Road Atlanta
  Corvette wins GTLM title

Brendon Hartley was handed a gift in the final 30 minutes that saw the two leading cars incur penalties to give Tequila Patron ESM overall victory in the 20th anniversary Motul Petit Le Mans. The Porsche LMP1 factory driver edged out the No. 31 Action Express Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R of Dane Cameron by 7.633 seconds in the ten-hour enduro, after both the No. 22 ESM and No. 5 Action Express entries were handed late-race penalties.

Castroneves Pays Early Dividends For Team Penske
  Scores Pole For Motul Petit Le Mans

Team Penske entered this weekend’s Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta looking to gain valuable experience for its full-time IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship return next season. It certainly didn’t take long for the organization to get acclimated to IMSA competition, with Helio Castroneves scoring the TOTAL Pole Award Friday afternoon in the No. 6 ORECA LM P2. The team is competing with the ORECA this weekend before campaigning a pair of Acura DPi prototypes in 2018.

Penske team already fastest
  First race in new car and new Penske team buries competion
Team Penske wasted little time getting acclimated to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on the opening day of practice for Saturday’s Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Juan Pablo Montoya set the fastest lap in the day’s two practice sessions thus far with a lap of 1 minute, 12.445 (126.219 mph) in the No. 6 ORECA LM P2 he will share this weekend with co-drivers Helio Castroneves and Simon Pagenaud.
Team Penske Q&A - Castroneves being sent to 'farm' club
  Will race fulltime in IMSA

Roger Penske
Helio Castroneves

All-Out Battle Set for Petit Le Mans

A trio of teams have put themselves in position to win IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship titles in Saturday’s 20th Anniversary Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. That trio consists of No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R co-drivers Jordan Taylor and Ricky Taylor, No. 3 Corvette Racing Chevrolet Corvette C7.R teammates Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen and No. 63 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 488 GT3 co-drivers Christina Nielsen and Alessandro Balzan.

America's Tire 250 Rearview Mirror
  Five Takeaways

Sunday’s AMERICA’S TIRE 250 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca was, in many ways, an “Instant Classic” for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The headline race for the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix weekend featured a thrilling, late-race pass for the overall victory in Mazda Raceway’s iconic Corkscrew turn; a last-to-first, “spin and win” victory in GT Le Mans (GTLM) and an emotional victory celebration in GT Daytona (GTD). Here are “five takeaways” coming out of the penultimate round of the 2017 WeatherTech Championship:

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Prototype (P)
TOP SPEED: 190 mph
WEIGHT: 1,990 to 2,285 Lbs
WIDTH: 74 inches
GEARBOX: 6-speed
TIRES: Continental
CHASSIS: Carbon or Tubing

Prototype Challenge (PC)
TOP SPEED: 175 mph
WEIGHT: 1,990 pounds
HEIGHT: 40 inches
WIDTH: 74 inches
ENGINES: Chevrolet LS3
FUEL: VP Racing Fuel E-10
TIRES: Continental
CHASSIS: Carbon Fiber

GT Le Mans (GTLM)
WEIGHT: 2,745 minimum
CARS: Production based
GEARBOX: 5-sp or 6-sp
CHASSIS: Tube Frame

GT Daytona (GTD)
WEIGHT: 2,680 pounds
CARS: Production Based
GEARBOX: 5-sp or 6-sp
TIRES: Continental
CHASSIS: Tube frame

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