IMSA reveals Roar before the Rolex 24 Entry List

Drivers from the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship are preparing to turn laps at Daytona International Speedway in the annual Roar Before the Rolex 24 test next Friday through Sunday, January 5-7, 2018.

A field of 20 Prototypes and 30 GT race cars are entered in the mandatory three-day test session for the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

The 2018 Roar test offers race fans their first glimpse at 2018 WeatherTech Championship and IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge cars and stars.

Entry List

Class

No.

Drivers

Team

Make

P

2

Scott Sharp(P) USA
Ryan Dalziel(G) USA
Olivier Pla(P) FRA

Tequila Patron ESM

Nissan DPi

P

5

Joao Barbosa(P) PRT
Filipe Albuquerque(P) PRT
Christian Fittipaldi(P) BRA

Mustang Sampling Racing

Cadillac DPi

P

6

Dane Cameron(G) USA
Juan Pablo Montoya(P) COL
Simon Pagenaud(P) FRA

Acura Team Penske

Acura DPi

P

7

Helio Castroneves(P) BRA
Graham Rahal(G) USA
Ricky Taylor(G) USA

Acura Team Penske

Acura DPi

P

10

Jordan Taylor(P) USA
Renger Van Der Zande(G) NLD
Ryan Hunter-Reay(P) USA

Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R

Cadillac DPi

P

20

Joel Miller(G) USA

BAR1 Motorsports

Multimatic/Riley LMP2

P

22

Johannes van Overbeek(G) USA
Pipo Derani(G) BRA
Nicolas Lapierre(P) FRA

Tequila Patron ESM

Nissan DPi

P

23

TBD TBD

United Autosports

Ligier LMP2

P

31

Eric Curran(G) USA
Mike Conway(P) GBR
Stuart Middleton(S) GBR

Whelen Engineering Racing

Cadillac DPi

P

32

TBD TBD

United Autosports

Ligier LMP2

P

37

Lance Stroll(P) CAN
Felix Rosenqvist(G) SWE
Daniel Juncadella(P) ESP
Robin Frijns USA

Jackie Chan DCR JOTA

ORECA LMP2

P

38

James French(S) USA
Kyle Masson(S) USA

Performance Tech Motorsports

ORECA LMP2

P

52

Sebastian Saavedra(G) COL
Gustavo Yacaman(G) COL
Nicholas Boulle(S) USA

AFS/PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports

Ligier LMP2

P

54

Jonathan Bennett(S) USA
Loic Duval(P) FRA
Colin Braun(G) USA
Romain Dumas(P) FRA

CORE autosport

ORECA LMP2

P

55

Jonathan Bomarito(P) USA
Spencer Pigot(G) USA
Harry Tincknell(P) GBR

Mazda Team Joest

Mazda DPi

P

77

Oliver Jarvis(P) GBR
Tristan Nunez(G) USA
Rene Rast(P) AUT

Mazda Team Joest

Mazda DPi

P

78

Ho-Pin Tung(G) CHN
Alex Brundle(G) GBR

Jackie Chan DCR JOTA

ORECA LMP2

P

85

Simon Trummer(G) CHE
Robert Alon USA
Austin Cindric(S) USA

JDC-Miller Motorsports

ORECA LMP2

P

90

Tristan Vautier(G) FRA
Matthew McMurry(S) USA

Spirit of Daytona Racing

Cadillac DPi

P

99

Chris Miller(S) USA
Gustavo Menezes(G) USA
Stephen Simpson(S) ZAF
Misha Goikhberg(S) RUS

JDC-Miller Motorsports

ORECA LMP2

GTLM

3

Jan Magnussen(P) DNK
Antonio Garcia(P) ESP
Mike Rockenfeller(P) DEU

Corvette Racing

Corvette C7.R

GTLM

4

Oliver Gavin(P) GBR
Tommy Milner(P) USA
Marcel Fassler(P) CHE

Corvette Racing

Corvette C7.R

GTLM

24

Jesse Krohn(S) FIN
John Edwards(G) USA
Nicky Catsburg(G) NLD
Augusto Farfus(P) BRA

BMW Team RLL

BMW M8 GTLM

GTLM

25

Alexander Sims(P) GBR
Connor De Phillippi(G) USA TBD TBD
Bill Auberlen(P) USA
Philipp Eng(G) AUS

BMW Team RLL

BMW M8 GTLM

GTLM

62

Alessandro Pier Guidi(P) ITA

Risi Competizione

Ferrari 488 GTE

GTLM

66

Joey Hand(P) USA
Dirk Mueller(P) DEU
Sebastien Bourdais(P) FRA

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing

Ford GT

GTLM

67

Ryan Briscoe(P) AUS
Richard Westbrook(P) GBR
Scott Dixon(P) NZL

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing

Ford GT

GTLM

911

Patrick Pilet(P) FRA
Nick Tandy(P) GBR Frederic Makowiecki(P) FRA

Porsche GT Team

Porsche 911 RSR

GTLM

912

Laurens Vanthoor(P) BEL
Earl Bamber(P) NZL
Gianmaria Bruni(P) ITA

Porsche GT Team

Porsche 911 RSR

GTD

11

Rolf Ineichen(S) CHE
Mirko Bortolotti(P) ITA

GRT Grasser Racing Team

Lamborghini Huracan GT3

GTD

14

TBD TBD TBD
TBD TBD TBD

3GT Racing

Lexus RCF GT3

GTD

15

Jack Hawksworth(G) GBR Dominik Farnbacher(G) DEU
David Heinemeier Hansson(S) DNK
Scott Pruett(S) USA

3GT Racing

Lexus RCF GT3

GTD

19

Ezequiel Perez Companc(S) ARG
Christian Engelhart(G) DEU
Christopher Lenz(B) CHE

GRT Grasser Racing Team

Lamborghini Huracan GT3

GTD

29

Sheldon van der Linde(S) ZAF
Christopher Mies(P) DEU
Jeffrey Schmidt(S) SWZ

Montaplast by Land Motorsport

Audi R8 LMS GT3

GTD

33

Ben Keating(B) USA
Luca Stolz(S) DEU
Jeroen Bleekemolen(P) NLD
Adam Christodoulou(G) GBR

Mercedes-AMG Team Riley Motorsports

Mercedes-AMG GT3

GTD

44

John Potter(B) USA Markus Winkelhock(P)
Andy Lally(G) USA
Andrew Davis(S) USA

Magnus Racing

Audi R8 LMS GT3

GTD

48

Bryan Sellers(G) USA
Bryce Miller(S) USA
Madison Snow(S) USA
Andrea Caldarelli(G) ITA

Paul Miller Racing

Lamborghini Huracan GT3

GTD

51

Paul Dalla Lana(B) CAN
Daniel Serra(G) BRA
Pedro Lamy(P) PRT
Mathias Lauda(S) ESP

Spirit of Race

Ferrari 488 GT3

GTD

58

Patrick Long(P) USA
Christina Nielsen(S) DNK
Robert Renauer(S) DEU
Mathieu Jaminet(G) FRA
FRA

Wright Motorsports

Porsche 911 GT3 R

GTD

59

Steve Smith(B) DEU
Harald Proczyk AUT
Sven Muller(G) DEU
Matteo Cairoli(G) ITA

Manthey Racing

Porsche 911 GT3 R

GTD

63

Cooper MacNeil(S) USA
Alessandro Balzan(G) ITA
Gunnar Jeannette(S) USA
Jeff Segal(G) USA

Scuderia Corsa

Ferrari 488 GT3

GTD

64

Bill Sweedler(B) USA
Townsend Bell(G) USA
Frank Montecalvo(S) USA
Sam Bird(P) GRB

Scuderia Corsa

Ferrari 488 GT3

GTD

69

Chad Gilsinger(S) USA
Ryan Eversley(P) USA
Sean Rayhall(S) USA
John Falb(B) USA

HART

Acura NSX GT3

GTD

71

Kenton Koch(S) USA
Robert Foley III(S) USA
JC Perez(S) COL
Loris Spinelli ITA

P1 Motorsports

Mercedes-AMG GT3

GTD

73

Patrick Lindsey(S) USA
Joerg Bergmeister(P) DEU
Timothy Pappas(B) USA

Park Place Motorsports

Porsche 911 GT3 R

GTD

75

Kenny Habul(B) AUS
Thomas Jaeger(G) DEU
Maro Engel(P) DEU

SunEnergy1 Racing

Mercedes-AMG GT3

GTD

82

Ricardo Perez de Lara(S) MEX
Martin Fuentes(S) MEX
Santiago Creel(B) MEX

Risi Competizione

Ferrari 488 GT3

GTD

86

Kat Legge(S) GBR
Trent Hindman(S) USA
AJ Allmendinger(G) USA

Michael Shank Racing

Acura NSX GT3

GTD

93

Justin Marks(S) USA
Lawson Aschenbach(G) USA
Mario Farnbacher(S) DEU

Michael Shank Racing

Acura NSX GT3

GTD

96

Jens Klingmann(G) DEU

Turner Motorsport

BMW M6 GT3

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