ELKHART LAKE, Wis. - Sebastian Landy (Great Falls, Va.) earned his first two career Platinum Cup podium finishes in IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge competition at Road America, as part of this weekend's Continental Tire Road Race Showcase.
The IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge had three races this weekend. The first (Friday) was a rescheduled race from the event that was abandoned earlier this season at Watkins Glen International Raceway. That race was followed by the two regularly scheduled races one each Saturday and Sunday.
TAVARES, Fla., - Sebastian Landy (Great Falls, Va.) is headed to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin for the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge races at Road America, Aug. 3-6.
The series is coming off of a tough weekend at Watkins Glen where the second race was stopped due to a large crash in the esses. Road America is a driver favorite and Landy is excited to get back to racing after more than a month off.
LAKEVILLE, Ct., - Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.) and Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) drove to an eighth place finish in today's running of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park.
After a tough day of practice and qualifying yesterday the team and drivers came together and put in a solid run to come home in eighth. Sweedler had the wheel of the silver Audi R8 LMS at the start and turned the car over to Bell toward the front. Bell rejoined the race as the pit stops cycled through in ninth. Just under two-hours into the race, Bell had to serve a drive-thru penalty for contact on the track. He rejoined and was able to make a couple of moves in the last half-hour, keeping the car under him for the eighth place at the checker.
LAKEVILLE, Ct., (July 21, 2017) - Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.) and Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) will start from the eighth row for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park tomorrow.
Under a warm sun, nearly 90-degrees, the track located two-and-a-half hours north of New York City, proved to be tricky when the drivers and AJR crew were setting up the No. 23 Audi R8 LMS today at Lime Rock Park.