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Classes

Prototype (P)

Prototype Challenge(PC)

GT Le Mans (GTLM

GT Daytona (GTD)

IMSA Point Standings
2018 Final (Top-10)
Prototype Drivers
Pos Drivers Total
1 Eric Curran 277
1 Felipe Nasr 277
2 Jonathan Bennett 274
2 Colin Braun 274
3 Jordan Taylor 270
3 Renger Van Der Zande 270
4 Misha Goikhberg 252
4 Stephen Simpson 252
5 Dane Cameron 251
5 Juan Pablo Montoya 251
6 Filipe Albuquerque 249
7 Ricky Taylor 243
7 Helio Castroneves 243
8 Oliver Jarvis 234
8 Tristan Nunez 234
9 Pipo Derani 232
10 Jonathan Bomarito 218

GTLM
1 Jan Magnussen 322
1 Antonio Garcia 322
2 Richard Westbrook 316
2 Ryan Briscoe 316
3 Oliver Gavin 310
3 Tommy Milner 310
4 Dirk Mueller 308
4 Joey Hand 308
5 Earl Bamber 308
5 Laurens Vanthoor 308
6 Alexander Sims 304
6 Connor De Phillippi 304
7 Nick Tandy 299
7 Patrick Pilet 299
8 John Edwards 278
8 Jesse Krohn 278
9 Bill Auberlen 106
10 Frederic Makowiecki 93

GTD
1 Bryan Sellers 333
1 Madison Snow 333
2 Katherine Legge 329
3 Jeroen Bleekemolen 299
3 Ben Keating 299
4 Cooper Macneil 295
5 Kyle Marcelli 268
5 Dominik Baumann 268
6 Alvaro Parente 264
7 Patrick Long 263
7 Christina Nielsen 263
8 John Potter 255
8 Andy Lally 255
9 Justin Marks 249
9 Lawson Aschenbach 249
10 Jack Hawksworth 239

Manufacturers
Rank Make Total
1 Cadillac 332
2 Acura 316
3 Nissan 302
4 Mazda 300

GTLM
1 Ford 351
2 Chevrolet 345
3 Porsche 341
4 BMW 332
5 Ferrari 84

GTD
1 Lamborghini 340
2 Acura 330
3 Ferrari 310
4 Mercedes-AMG 307
5 Lexus 306
6 Porsche 298
7 Audi 284
8 BMW 278
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Toyota ready to mop up competition in Shanghai
  Can Ford Score a Shanghai Hat-Trick?
Toyota Gazoo Racing is determined to end the year on a high with another one-two victory in this weekend’s 6 Hours of Shanghai to extend its World Championship lead. The eight-round 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) runs from this May to next June so the Chinese event, held at the 5.451km Shanghai International Circuit, marks not only the start of the second half of the season, but also the final round of this calendar year.
Kobayashi, Conway and Lopez win in Fuji
  Beat Alonso car by 11 sec
Toyota Gazoo Racing took a home 1-2 finish at the 6 Hours of Fuji today with the No.7 Toyota TS050 HYBRID driven by Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez taking the victory. It is a second victory at Fuji for Conway and Kobayashi following success in 2016, and it is a first WEC win for Lopez. The No.8 sister car of Fernando Alonso, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima took the flag in second place but kept their championship points lead.
Van Der Zande, Taylor and Hunter-Reay with Petit LeMans
  Ford wraps up GTLM title
Renger Van Der Zande, Jordan Taylor, and Ryan Hunter-Reay in the #10 Konica Minolta Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R. took the win, their first of the season. Renger van der Zande took a 5.306-second victory over the No. 77 Team Joest Mazda RT24-P of Oliver Jarvis in second, with Spencer Pigot making it a double Mazda podium finish in a crazy final lap. Nick Tandy pulled away from the field on the final restart and completed a fuel mileage run to take GT Le Mans class victory.
Penalty hands Alonso Toyota pole in Fuji
  Aston Martin top in LMGTE Pro
The No.8 Toyota Gazoo Racing LMP1 car of Fernando Alonso, Kazuki Nakajima and Sebastien Buemi will start from pole position for tomorrow’s 6 Hours of Fuji. Alonso and Buemi initially qualified their car in second position after the No.7 Toyota TS050 HYBRID driven by Jose Maria Lopez and Kamui Kobayashi set the fastest combined time of 1m23.437s. However, Lopez exceeded the pit lane speed limit during the session and his lap times were deleted.
Derani puts Nissan on Petit Le Mans Pole
  WeatherTech Racing on pole in GTD
Tequila Patron ESM driver Pipo Derani celebrated his 25th birthday in high fashion Friday at Road Atlanta by winning pole position in the No. 22 Nissan Onroak DPi for Saturday’s 21st Motul Petit Le Mans. Teammate and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship newcomer Norman Nato qualified the No. 2 Nissan Onroak DPi in fourth. John Edwards put the No. 24 BMW M8 GTE on pole in GTLM.
FIA announces World Motor Sport Council decisions
  At third World Motor Sport Council of 2018 today in Paris
Final approvals for the following categories:
-Formula 1
-Formula E
-World Rally
-WEC
-FIA-GT
-And More.......
BMW Team RLL Carrying Two-Win Streak To Petit Le Mans
  Bill Auberlen Returns, Chaz Mostert Added To Driver Lineup
BMW Team RLL will look to close the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the inaugural season for the BMW M8 GTE with a third consecutive GTLM class victory, this time at the 21st annual Motul Petit Le Mans. Following a win and double-podium finish at Virginia International Raceway in August and a second victory at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca this past month the team is fully prepared for Petit Le Mans – an event they won last year in the final race for the BMW M6 GTLM.
Al Holbert, Racing Legend Remembered 30 Years Later
  Family Man, Racer, Engineer, Businessman
The motorsports community tragically lost a racing legend 30 years ago this weekend.  The talented Al Holbert left this earth on Sept. 30, 1988 in a plane crash in Columbus, Ohio, but he has left so much of himself in spirit with the people he associated with in racing, business, church, friends and family. And that spirit continues some 30 years later. Holbert was 41 when he passed, and he left a tremendous legacy in his sport, whether it was on or off the track.
Sofronas Enjoys Another Stellar PWC Season in 2018
  with 3 Titles with GTS Overall, SprintX & Sprint Classes
The 2018 GTS Pirelli World Challenge road racing campaign proved to be as competitive as has been seen in the past decade with a total of twelve overall different winners in the 18 events of SprintX and Sprint action. And the various auto models visiting the GTS victory lane this year included the Audi R8 LMS GT4, Chevrolet Camaro GT4.R, Ford Mustang GT4, Ginetta G55 GT4, KTM X-Bow GT4, Panoz Avezzano GT4 and SIN R1 GT4 plus you add in the Amateur class winners from BMW M4 GT4, Maserati Grand Turismo MC GT4 and McLaren 570S. That made for a very competitive GTS series in 2018.
Serial Entrepreneur, Don Panoz, Passes Away Aged 83
  Legendary entrepreneur, business man, family man, and husband
In the early hours of this morning, Tuesday September 11, 2018, Don Panoz peacefully passed away at his home in Duluth, Georgia. After a short battle with pancreatic cancer, he enjoyed his last cigarette and said goodbye to the world in the early hours of the morning, surrounded by his loving family. Possibly most widely celebrated for saving sports car racing in North America or inventing the dermatological patch, ironically so for those that knew him and his smoking habits, the technology behind the nicotine patch, Panoz was a man known for questioning the norm.
Derani takes #22 Nissan to victory at Laguna Seca
  BMW holds off Porsche to win in GTLM
Pipo Derani and co-driver Johannes van Overbeek took the No. 22 Nissan Onroak DPi to a 10.900-second win in America’s Tire 250 at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Derani led home the No. 54 CORE autosport Oreca 07 Gibson of Colin Braun, who took second in the closing moments after contact led to right-rear suspension damage to the No. 7 Team Penske Acura ARX-05 of Ricky Taylor.
Taylor Storms to Laguna Seca Pole
  New IMSA track record
Jordan Taylor shattered his brother’s year-old track record at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca en route to taking the Motul Pole Award in qualifying for Sunday’s two-hour, 40-minute America’s Tire 250. riving the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R, Taylor posted a best time of one minute, 16.181 seconds (105.758 mph) around the 2.238-mile permanent road circuit to take the top starting spot. It bested the previous WeatherTech Championship Prototype record of 1:16.853 (104.8 mph) set by Ricky Taylor in qualifying here last year in the No. 10 Cadillac.
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Specifications

Prototype (P)
TOP SPEED: 190 mph
HORSEPOWER: 450-600
WEIGHT: 1,990 to 2,285 Lbs
WIDTH: 74 inches
GEARBOX: 6-speed
TIRES: Continental
CHASSIS: Carbon or Tubing
TRACTION CONTROL: Yes

Prototype Challenge (PC)
TOP SPEED: 175 mph
HORSEPOWER: 430
WEIGHT: 1,990 pounds
HEIGHT: 40 inches
WIDTH: 74 inches
CARS: ORECA FLM09
ENGINES: Chevrolet LS3
FUEL: VP Racing Fuel E-10
TIRES: Continental
CHASSIS: Carbon Fiber
TRACTION CONTROL: No

GT Le Mans (GTLM)
TOP SPEED: 180
HORSEPOWER: 500
WEIGHT: 2,745 minimum
CARS: Production based
GEARBOX: 5-sp or 6-sp
TIRES: Open
CHASSIS: Tube Frame
TRACTION CONTROL: No

GT Daytona (GTD)
TOP SPEED: 180
HORSEPOWER: 450
WEIGHT: 2,680 pounds
CARS: Production Based
GEARBOX: 5-sp or 6-sp
TIRES: Continental
CHASSIS: Tube frame
TRACTION CONTROL: No

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