“The Sebring weekend is a massive undertaking for
“This will undoubtedly be one of the most intense race weekends of the year. The schedules of both series are so tight that we can only use few personnel on both sides. Basically, the two races add up to a marathon of over almost 24 hours. That’s definitely on a par with Le Mans, especially on this extremely demanding racetrack. We’ll have a 30-strong crew for each of the WEC and IMSA series, plus an additional 15 people for the GT3 and GT4 customer sport programme in the USA,” says Pascal Zurlinden, Director of GT Factory Motorsport. “The combination of both works teams is already working brilliantly. One example of this: While the IMSA team was testing in Sebring, the WEC squad used Core Autosport’s workshop to set up the two 911 RSR. They have everything that’s needed there. That’s how teamwork should be.”
“The cooperation between the two teams, the exchange of data and information, and not least the perfect organisation of spare parts are fundamentally important,” says Fritz Enzinger. “When we contested Le Mans in 2018 with four works cars we finished up with a double victory. So we know how it works. Now “across the pond” we aim to demonstrate the perfect synergy between the teams – in a race over twelve hours and another over 1,000 miles.” At the race weekend in Florida, dubbed #SuperSebring, a total of 17 drivers from
WEC #91: Gianmaria Bruni (I), Richard Lietz (A)
WEC #92: Kévin Estre (F), Michael Christensen (DK)
IMSA #911: Patrick Pilet (F), Nick Tandy (GB), Frédéric Makowiecki (F)
IMSA #912: Earl Bamber (NZ), Laurens Vanthoor (B), Mathieu Jaminet (F)
With 18 overall victories,
For its third racing season in North America, the
The Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC
In the Sports Car World Endurance Championship (WEC), which was first contested in 2012, sports prototypes and GT vehicles compete in four classes: LMP1, LMP2, GTE-Pro and GTE-Am. They all compete together in one race but are classified separately. The
This is the IMSA SportsCar Championship
The IMSA SportsCar Championship is a sports car race series that has been contested in the USA and Canada since 2014. The series originated from the merger of the American Le Mans Series and the Grand-Am Series. Sports prototypes and sports cars start in four different classes: GTLM (GT Le Mans), GTD (GT Daytona), Dpi (Daytona Prototype international) and LMP2 (Le Mans Prototype 2). The
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