“The car ran flawlessly and the strategy was perfect,” Maxwell said. “It feels good to get the first win for the Ford Mustang GT4.
See the full race of last friday amazing racing from Canadian team (Chris Green-Jesse Lazare) managing to move up to 2 nd in their Mclaren.
Sebring 2017 complete 12h race
There’s something about the two-car Corvette Racing C7.R team – when one car has a big problem, the other car seems to step up and win the race. It happened last year at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida: The No. 3 Corvette crashed, ending up 41st overall in the 48-car field. But the No. 4 team car took the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class win.
Up front in the four classes: The familiar No. 5 Action Express Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi V.R currently driven by veteran Joao Barbosa leads the No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi V.R, driven by Ricky Taylor, by two seconds.
This afternoon, Landy started seventh in the second Porsche GT3 Cup race. He got off to a good start and continued to put down consistent laps that put him in the top five about half way into the 45-minute race. From there, he put constant pressure on the cars in front of him as he was knocking on the door of his first GT3 Platinum cup podium finish of the season. Unfortunately, he simply ran out of time.
Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s quest for the ultimate trifecta in sports car endurance racing – three straight victories in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Rolex 24 At Daytona and the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida – looks entirely within reach after GT Le Mans (GTLM) qualifying Friday afternoon at Sebring International Raceway. One of Ganassi’s Ford GTs, won its class at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans on the 50th anniversary of the original Ford GT’s overall victory there. The same car, wearing its familiar No. 66 in WeatherTech Championship competition rather than the No. 68 it sported at Le Mans, also won the 2017 Rolex 24 At Daytona with the same driver lineup – regulars Joey Hand and Dirk Mueller, helped on the longer races by IndyCar driver Sebastien Bourdais.
Watch this amazing video of the Lamborghini Huracán Performante making a record lap of 6:52:01 min on the Nürburgring Nordschleife with Lamborghini test driver Marco Mapelli.
The red-black Playboy livery in which youngster Nico Müller will showcase on the 2017 DTM grid was not the only feature to attract attention during the tests. Only a week following its world premiere in Geneva, the new Audi RS 5 DTM did its first public test laps on the Italian race track at Vallelunga. read on ...
Lonnie Pechnick Set to Drive P1Motorsports Second Car for IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda Series
Monday, March 13, 2017P1 announces Lonnie Pechnick set to drive the No. 17 Ligier JS P3 entry in the LM P3 category for the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda series along with owner and teammate JC Perez also piloting the No. 71. “After giving careful thought to our goals," said Perez, "I decided to get Lonnie behind the wheel of my second LM P3. This is going to be a very competitive series and I feel confident Lonnie can show everyone that we are all about having fun and testing the limits.”
Landy is a Porsche standout already, having placed second last year in the Gold category on the strength of running 16 races, where he amassed 10 wins, 14 podiums and five pole positions to finish the season second in the points standings. In 2017 Landy will be moving up to the ultra-competitive Platinum Class in his No. 49 Porsche 997 GT3 Cup car. “Moving up to the Platinum Championship this year was always a goal of mine and I know it is going to be a challenge,” Landy said. “With a brand new Porsche 997 GT3 Cup car for 2017, the most important part of the off-season for me has been getting as much time in the new car as possible so we can start the year off in the right way.
McLaren is also delighted to confirm that all five Factory Drivers – Rob Bell, Jonny Kane, Côme Ledogar, Alvaro Parente and Dean Stoneman – will provide the foundation for customer team Strakka Racing’s ambitious Blancpain GT Series Pro class driver line-up as part of the expansion.
Ford Chip Ganassi Racing will send three Ford GTs to the 12 Hours of Sebring March 18, 2017 as the team attempts to sweep three of the most legendary endurance sports car races in the world within nine months.
The Porsche GT Team campaigns two 911 RSR in the GT class of the FIA World Endurance Championship. ...
Five victories out of six races, four pole positions, no mistakes and two very talented drivers: the duo formed by Rik Breukers and Axcil Jefferies