Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta will host the six-hour IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race on Sunday, Sept. 6, with three other IMSA-sanctioned series that all were previously scheduled to compete at Watkins Glen also moving to Michelin Raceway that weekend. A four-hour IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge race will be held on Saturday, Sept. 5, with doubleheader […]
The points were jumbled by Saturday’s results. Tyler Reddick climbed from seventh to third in the points (behind Christopher Bell and Daniel Hemric) after placing ninth in Saturday’s race. Cole Custer went from ninth to fourth in the points after finishing seventh in the race. Justin Allgaier, who spun after contact from Cindric and placed […]
WHO HAD A GOOD DAY: Justin Marks earned his third career top five in his next-to-last NASCAR start. Sunday’s Cup race will be his last … Austin Cindric finished third after spinning from the lead with three laps left in Stage 1 and falling back to fourth … Kaz Grala placed eighth, earning his best […]
The US oval was already locked in as one of potentially two venues for the penultimate round, while the drivers were asked to vote on a second venue between Laguna Seca, Road America, Le Mans, or continuing to race at Michigan.
Meanwhile the GT Le Mans and GT Daytona classes have lost their September round at Lime Rock Park, CT, and will instead run a 100-minute race on Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Roval. This will form a fascinating double-header on Oct. 9-10, as IMSA will be sharing the venue with NASCAR’s Monster Energy Cup and Xfinity series.
It remains unseen how Acura will position itself in DPi, but teams seem to be lining up for a partner opportunity. Chip Ganassi Racing managing director Mike Hull told the Trackside radio program this week that the team would talk to Acura about racing in DPi. Ganassi, which fields Dallara-Hondas in IndyCar, was left without […]
There was also was a late lead change in the GTLM class as John Edwards’ No. 24 BMW spun from first on the final lap, handing the victory to the No. 3 Corvette of Antonio Garcia and co-driver Jordan Taylor.
“You throw in at least a majority of the field has laps at Road America, where there is only gonna be I think three or four guys that have any laps at Daytona,” Briscoe said. “I think it’s gonna be a good warmup. Turn 1, I think will be relatively easy, but you go into […]
In his first 13 starts – 10 spent with Roush Fenway Racing and three with Stewart-Haas Racing with Biagi-DenBest – the Ford development driver had three top 10s had failed to finish on the lead lap seven times. He had three DNFs in his last seven starts.
“The 750 package is a lot of fun,” Logano said. “There’s a lot more that the crew chief and the driver can really add to everything. It’s not a chaos restart at the end and something crazy happens that is unexpected. You’re not going to get that at 750.