There will be even more action for WeatherTech Championship fans to follow in 2021 as the Daytona Prototype international (DPi), Le Mans Prototype 2 (LMP2), GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GT Daytona (GTD) classes will be joined by a new class – Le Mans Prototype 3 (LMP3) – at selected events.
A new generation of LMP3 models will be introduced to IMSA competition in 2021-2022 from four approved constructors – Ligier, Duqueine Engineering, Ginetta and Adess – using 455 horsepower, Nissan VK56 engines. New LMP3 cars or earlier models that have been updated to the new Evo will be eligible for WeatherTech Championship LMP3 competition.
It was another double podium weekend for Jeff Kingsley in the #16 Kelly-Moss Road and Race Porsche 991 / 2017 at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. In Saturday’s Race #1 of the weekend Jeff started in 2nd place behind Riley Dickinson but managed to get past him for the race win. Sunday’s Race #2 saw Jeff start in 3rd behind Pole Sitter Riley Dickinson and Sean McAlister. Riley would go on to win the race with Jeff getting past Sean for 2nd place in the race.
Here are the top 5 in the Driver Point Standings after the Atlanta weekend.
Here are the qualifying results for Sunday’s 4 Hour IMPC VP Racing Stay Frosty Coolants 240 from Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.
1st #60 Kyle Marcelli/Nate Stacy KOHR MOTORSPORTS Aston Martin Vantage GT4
3rd #22 Scott Maxwell/Seb Priaulx Multimatic Motorsports Inc. Ford Mustang GT4
9th #3 Corey Lewis/Sheena Monk Motorsports In Action / Porsche PrestigeMcLaren 570S GT4
1st #21 Mark Wilkins/Harry Gottsacker Bryan Herta Autosport w/ Curb Agajanian Hyundai Veloster N TCR
3rd #23 James Vance/Max Faulkner Speed Syndicate Motorsports Audi RS3 LMS TCR
Race goes on Sunday at 12:05 pm EST.
Congratulations to Bruno Spengler and his driving partner Connor De Phillippi on their victory today at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. Connor brought the #25 RLL BMW M8 GTE to the finish line ahead of the #4 Corvette driven by Tommy Milner for the win.
The overall race winners were Ricky Taylor and Helio Castroneves in the #7 TEAM PENSKE Acura DPi.
1st #25 Bruno Spengler BMW Team RLL BMW M8 GTE
6th #23 Roman De Angelis Heart Of Racing Team Aston Martin Vantage GT3
10th #14 Daniel Morad AIM VASSER SULLIVAN Lexus RC F GT3