The Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) Grand Prix of Lime Rock Park was held over the Memorial Day weekend. This was an action-packed weekend with a total of six races from five different classes, as well as practice and qualifying sessions. Was a busy few days, but a lot of fun. Hope you like the photos. Continue reading “2018 PWC Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park (May 25 to 28)”
Last weekend went to the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen at Watkins Glen International to see friends, watch the IMSA race, and to practice my motorsport photography. Hope you like the photos. Continue reading “2017 – Seeing the Six Hours of the Glen at 500mm or more (Jul 6)”
The 19th running of Petit Le Mans was held at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia, during the last week of September. This was the last race of the 2016 season for the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship and the end of an era for the Daytona Prototypes. The next few blogs will be recounting my experiences covering this endurance sports car race for the first time. First up is the team paddock set-up day and Continental Tire Sportscar Challenge practice session. Hope you like the photos.
The 64th annual running of the 12 Hours of Sebring was held on Saturday March 19th at Sebring International Raceway. Over the course of this classic endurance race we experienced sun, rain, light, and dark. We also witnessed how the overall winning team won there second consecutive race in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship taking the so-called 36 Hours of Florida. This blog is about my experience at the “12 hours of Sebring” (actually about 15 hours) from the spectator side of the fence. First up is morning warm-up and the paddock. Hope you like the photos.
Friday was my second day at Sebring International Raceway. For the morning sessions, headed over to the outside of the front straight near the entry to Turn 1. For the rest of the day explored the inside of Turns 16 through 14, then cut over to the outside of Turns 2 to 4 in the afternoon. Was a good day to explore the circuit with all the track action ranging from Porsche GT3 Cup and Continental Tire Challenge races to the WeatherTech Championship practice and qualifying sessions. Hope you like the photos.
IMSA returned to Lime Rock Park for the Northeast Grand Prix. The beautiful natural terrain track is about 1.5 miles in length and is situated in the Berkshire mountains in Lakeville, Connecticut. The GS and ST classes of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge (CTSCC) competed in the Saturday morning race. Scott Maxwell and Billy Johnson won the GS class in the #15 Ford Ford Shelby GT350R-C. ST class was won by Chad McCumbee and Stevan McAleer in the #5 ModSpace Mazda MX-5. Hope you like the photos. Continue reading “2015 – Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge at Lime Rock Park (Jul 25)”
Round 13 of the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) GT/GTA/GT Cup class was held Sunday afternoon (June 28). JD Davison in the #33 Always Evolving Racing Nissan GT-R-GT3 won the race. GTA class was won by Frank Montecalvo in the #66 DragonSpeed Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS GT3 and GT-Cup was won by Colin Thompson in the #11 Kelly-Moss Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 Cup. Hope you like the photos.
On Saturday morning (June 27) the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) and North America Sportscar held “Caffeine & Octane” at the RealTime Team paddock. This was a great way to meet the drivers while having a cup of coffee. Later that morning, the GT/GTA/GT-Cup classes held their warm-up session for the afternoon race. Round 12 was won by Chris Dyson in the #16 Bentley Team Dyson Racing Bentley Continental GT3. GTA class was won by Frank Montecalvo in the #66 DragonSpeed Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS GT3 and GT-Cup was won by Colin Thompson in the #11 Kelly-Moss Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 Cup. Hope you like the photos.
Friday was a busy day for the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC), with qualifying in the morning and the make-up GT-GTA race from Detroit in the afternoon. Round 11 was won by Tomas Enge in the #25 Blancpain Racing Lamborghini Gallardo GT3 FL2. Hope you like the photos.
The Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) will be at Road America in a few days, so thought it would be a good time to take a look back at the PWC at Detroit Belle Isle last month. Hope you like the photos.
The second part of the Tudor United SportsCar Championship (TUSCC) at Detroit Belle Isle covers qualifying and the warm-up sessions. Hope you like the photos.
GT Class Race #2 for the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park was held Sunday mid-afternoon. Johnny O’Connell in the #3 Cadillac Racing Cadillac ATS-VR GT3 won the race. This was a “clean sweep” of the weekend races for Johnny O’Connell. Butch Leitzinger and Chris Dyson in the #20 and #16 Bentley Team Dyson Racing Bentley Continental GT3s were second and third, respectively. Hope you like the photos.