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AIM Vasser-Sullivan’s 1-2 finish in last Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech 240 was a dominant affair, but second placed Townsend Bell had a more dramatic tale to tell about his charter flight between Indianapolis and Daytona when the plane malfunctioned.
The Porsche pairing of Laurens Vanthoor and Earl Bamber say they are “OK” with a podium finish in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar’s second round of 2020 at Daytona since it has boosted them to the top of the GT Le Mans-class points table.
Drivers from both the Acura and Cadillac camps have admitted there was nothing they could do to challenge Mazda in last weekend’s IMSA WeatherTech 240 at Daytona.
Mazda ace Harry Tincknell says that it was his “pleasure” to drive the #55 Mazda RT24-P as he believes he and co-driver Jonathan Bomarito had the car to beat in yesterday’s IMSA WeatherTech 240 at Daytona.
Corvette Racing's victorious drivers in IMSA's WeatherTech 240, Antonio Garcia and Jordan Taylor, have described the American marque's landmark 100th North American sportscar racing win as "huge" and "special".
Harry Tincknell and Jonathan Bomarito led Oliver Jarvis and Tristan Nunez in a 1-2 finish for the Multimatic-run Mazda RT24-Ps in the second round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Daytona, while in GTLM, Corvette Racing finally scored its 100th win in North America and the AIM Vasser-Sullivan Lexus RC Fs dominated the GTD class.
Helio Castroneves turned the best lap of Daytona to earn Acura Team Penske pole for this evening’s IMSA WeatherTech 240 in a fantastically close battle for top honors between the Acura ARX-05s and Mazda RT24-Ps.
Juan Pablo Montoya’s last flying lap of the session put the #6 Acura Team Penske ARX-05 on top in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s first practice for more than five months.
Acura Team Penske’s Juan Pablo Montoya says hotter conditions at Daytona than IMSA teams are used to will present a real challenge when managing tire life in tomorrow’s race – but he’s hopeful that those increased temperatures will also play in favor of turbocharged cars.
Action Express Cadillac driver Felipe Nasr will miss this weekend's IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship round at Daytona after testing positive for coronavirus.
After dominating the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona results in recent years, Cadillac drivers are aiming to attack from the start of this weekend’s WeatherTech 240, IMSA’s first mid-summer sprint race at Daytona in 11 years.
Corvette Racing’s drivers believe that recent work on Chevrolet’s simulator, and the performance of the C8.Rs on their debut in January at the Rolex 24 Hours, are encouraging pointers to form in next week’s WeatherTech 240 at Daytona.