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Road America Race 1

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.

Road America Preview

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.

Lime Rock Race

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.

Lime Rock Qualifying

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.

Watkins Glen 6 Race

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.), Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) and Frankie Montecalvo (Highlands, N.J.), finished 14th in the GTD class in Sunday's IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen.

Bell started 16th on the GTD grid and his No. 23 Audi R8 LMS ran a nearly flawlessly throughout his first stint. In fact, he had the car in the top 10 just 22 laps into the six hour race. But, no sooner than he got into the top 10, the left rear tire on the No. 23 Audi went flat exiting the Turn 1 curbing. Subsequently, Bell had to limp the car around the 3.4-mile, 11-turn road course back to pit lane. This put the team two laps down with a little more than five hours remaining.

Watkins Glen Race

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - It was a tough couple of days for Sebastian Landy (Great Falls, Va.) in the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge races at Watkins Glen International.

Landy qualified 12th in the No.49 Porsche 997 GT for Friday's first race of the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen weekend. But, two laps into that race, nine cars were involved in a multiple car accident that brought out the red flag. The good news was Landy avoided being involved in the incident and made it through the wreckage unscathed.

Watkins Glen 6 Qualifying

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.), Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) and Frankie Montecalvo (Highlands, N.J.), will start from the eighth row on the GTD grid for this weekend's IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen.

Bell, who is coming off a third place class finish at Le Mans a two-weeks ago, had the controls of the No. 23 Audi R8 LMS for today's 15-minute GTD qualifying session. Unfortunately, Bell's session did not last long. Three laps into it, IMSA gave the No. 23 Audi a black flag. Corner workers reporting seeing a fire in the rear of the car. As a result, Bell brought the car to pit lane where the crew discovered a significant gearbox issue that ended the team's qualifying session. Bell will start from the eighth row as a result of his 1:50.647 qualifying time.

Glen GT3 Preview

TAVARES, Fla. - Sebastian Landy (Great Falls, Va.) is ready for rounds seven and eight of the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama doubleheader at Watkins Glen International Raceway, June 30-July 1.

Landy is currently fifth in the driver points standings driving the Alex Job Racing prepared No.49 Porsche 911 GT. Landy has experience at the 3.4-mile, 11-turn historic racing circuit located in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York.

Glen Preview

TAVARES, Fla. - Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.), Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) and Frankie Montecalvo (Highlands, N.J.), are ready to take on the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen this weekend, June 30-July 2.

Sweedler and Bell are coming off of a third place run in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The duo want to carry that momentum forward this weekend at The Glen. Teammate Frankie Montecalvo has been keeping his competitive edge sharp as well since Sebring running in the Pirelli World Challenge Series. In addition to all of the drivers being in race shape the Audi R8 LMS has received favorable balance of performance (BoP) changes since the team last raced at Sebring in March.

cota preview

AUSTIN, Texas - Sebastian Landy (Great Falls, Va.) put together two solid races - finishing sixth in race one and fourth in race two - in the No.49 Porsche 911 GT in the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama doubleheader at Circuit of The Americas.

Landy's weekend did not start the way he wanted it when he qualified eighth for the first of two Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge races. In race one, Landy managed to come out of a couple of first laps incidents unscathed. This helped him advance a few positions. From there, Landy looked for the right opportunity to make a move into the top three. But, a mistake on the last lap saw him drop from fourth to sixth.

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Won both races in 2016

TAVARES, Fla. (May 2, 2017) - Sebastian Landy (Great Falls, Va.) is heading to the Circuit of the Americas IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama doubleheader weekend looking to repeat past successes at the Austin, Texas track.

Landy is currently fourth in the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Platinum Class standings. Landy has had success at COTA. Last year he swept the weekend winning both of the Porsche Cup Gold Class races.

Holly JobHolly C. Job, 66, passed away today, April 29, 2017 after a 19-month battle with cancer. She was born June 13, 1950 in Pittsfield, Mass.  Holly is survived by her husband Alex Job, sister Karen Dunlap, and brother Eugene Hord.

Holly and Alex married in 1983 and the couple enjoyed traveling the country in their motor coach to the races. She also enjoyed reading, TV, her cats, dance and playing bunko with the ladies in the neighborhood. In recent years, she delighted in traveling for several visits to Hawaii with old high school friends and that also happens to be where they spent their honeymoon.

Holly and Alex started Alex Job Racing in 1988 and built it into one of the most successful sports car racing teams in motorsports. Known for her bright smile and talkative spirit, she touched so many lives in the racing community - a community of people she loved very much. The entire motorsports community mourns her passing.

Holly gave so much of her life to helping Alex build a successful race team that the couple was recognized and inducted into Sebring Hall of Fame in 2016. Together, Alex Job Racing has amassed 70 wins (since 1995); including two Rolex 24 GT Class wins in 1999 and 2013. This record is supported by 48 pole positions and 106 podium finishes. The team has won five championships (GTC 2013, 2012, GT in 2004, 2003 and 2002) complimented by their two GT class wins at Le Mans. The team also has 10 Sebring 12-hour wins.

Records a sixth and a 13th place finish

TAVARES, Fla. (April 26, 2017) - Sebastian Landy (Great Falls, Va.) had an up and down two races last weekend in the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama doubleheader at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama.

He was able to qualify the Alex Job Racing prepared No.49 Porsche 911 GT car in fifth for both races. In race one, he had contact early and recorded a sixth place finish. In race two, in the rain, he was running in the top six when he made a pass and had contact which sent him off the track and relegated him to being classified in 13th.

Barber Preview

TAVARES, Fla. - Sebastian Landy (Great Falls, Va.) is ready for rounds three and four of the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama doubleheader at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama this weekend.

Landy is coming off of a successful season opener at Sebring a month ago where he ran sixth and fourth in the opening two rounds behind the wheel of the Alex Job Racing prepared No.49 Porsche 911 GT. Landy and the team took advantage of the opportunity to attend the mid-February test at the 2.3-mile, 15-turn Barber circuit located east of Birmingham.

Sebring 12 Race

SEBRING, Fla. - Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.), Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) and Frankie Montecalvo (Highlands, N.J.), finished 15th in GTD following Saturday's 65th annual IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring at Sebring International Raceway.

Alex Job Racing qualified 15th to start today's once around the clock race. And, they knew from the start, it was going to be an uphill battle to find themselves on the podium. But, with it being a long race, the drivers and crew were up for the challenge - and a challenging day it proved to be.

Landy finishes sixth in race one 

Sebring Continental Qualfiying

SEBRING, Fla. - Sebastian Landy (Great Falls, Va.) had a successful first weekend with Alex Job Racing driving the No.49 Porsche 911 GT in the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama doubleheader at Sebring International Raceway.

This afternoon, Landy started seventh in the second Porsche GT3 Cup race. He got off to a good start and continued to put down consistent laps that put him in the top five about half way into the 45-minute race. From there, he put constant pressure on the cars in front of him as he was knocking on the door of his first GT3 Platinum cup podium finish of the season. Unfortunately, he simply ran out of time.

Sebring 12 Qualfiying

SEBRING, Fla. - Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.), Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) and Frankie Montecalvo (Highlands, N.J.), will start from the eighth row on the GTD grid for this weekend's 65th annual IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring at Sebring International Raceway.

Under sunny skies and temperatures over 70 degrees, Bell was behind the wheel of the No. 23 Audi R8 LMS GT3 for this afternoon's 15 minute GTD qualifying session. Bell turned his fastest lap with 2:02.276 on his seventh circuit around the 3.74-mile, 17 turn. Unfortunately, Bell's top time has the 10-time Sebring-winning Alex Job Racing team starting 15th on the GTD grid.

Sebring Preview

TAVARES, Fla. (March 14, 2017) - Alex Job Racing will field the No.49 Porsche 997 GT for Sebastian Landy (Great Falls, Va.) for the 2017 IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama starting with this weekend's opening race at Sebring International Raceway.

Landy is a Porsche standout already, having placed second last year in the Gold category on the strength of  running 16 races, where he amassed 10 wins, 14 podiums and five pole positions to finish the season second in the points standings. In 2017 Landy will be moving up to the ultra-competitive Platinum Class in his No. 49 Porsche 997 GT3 Cup car.

Sebring Preview

TAVARES, Fla. - Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.), Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) and Frankie Montecalvo (Highlands, N.J.) are ready for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring to run March 18.

The team is coming off of a successful IMSA test at Sebring four weeks ago that had them toward the top of the time sheet in the four test sessions. The team, under the direction of Alex Job, has won the central Florida classic ten times. The mid-engine Audi R8 LMS is an ideal package for the rough 3.5-mile, 17-turn track located 90 minutes south of Orlando.

Sebring Test

Highlands, NJ – Alex Job Racing driver Frankie Montecalvo completed a successful two-day test with teammates Bill Sweedler and Townsend Bell at Sebring late last week. After finishing P6 in class on the high banks of Daytona at the Rolex 24 in January, the Alex Job Racing team is switching gears to get their #23 Audi R8 LMS ready for the flat, but bumpy 3.74-mile circuit that is Sebring International Raceway.

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