2019 Petit Le Mans

The 2019 Petit Le Mans (formally known as the 2019 MOTUL Petit Le Mans for sponsorship reasons) was the 22nd running of the Petit Le Mans, and was held on October 12th 2019. It was the last race in the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship, and the last race of the 2019 Michelin Endurance Cup, and was run at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia. The race was won overall by the #31 Whelen Engineering Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R after its sister car fell out with brake failure with less than 30 minutes remaining. The distance covered was a race record.[1]

The Track map of Road Atlanta

RaceEdit

ResultsEdit

Class winners are denoted in bold and  .

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Laps Time/Retired
Engine
1 DPi 31   Whelen Engineering Racing   Felipe Nasr
  Pipo Derani
  Eric Curran
Cadillac DPi-V.R 465 10:00:40.809 
Cadillac 5.5 L V8
2 DPi 10   Konica Minolta Cadillac   Jordan Taylor
  Matthieu Vaxivière
  Renger van der Zande
Cadillac DPi-V.R 465 +0.996
Cadillac 5.5 L V8
3 DPi 7   Acura Team Penske   Ricky Taylor
  Hélio Castroneves
  Graham Rahal
Acura ARX-05 465 +9.842
Acura AR35TT 3.5 L Turbo V6
4 DPi 6   Acura Team Penske   Dane Cameron
  Juan Pablo Montoya
  Simon Pagenaud
Acura ARX-05 464 +1 Lap
Acura AR35TT 3.5 L Turbo V6
5 DPi 84   JDC-Miller Motorsports   Simon Trummer
  Stephen Simpson
  Chris Miller
Cadillac DPi-V.R 464 +1 Lap
Cadillac 5.5 L V8
6 DPi 77   Mazda Team Joest   Timo Bernhard
  Oliver Jarvis
  Tristan Nunez
Mazda RT24-P 463 +2 Laps
Mazda MZ-2.0T 2.0 L Turbo I4
7 DPi 5   Mustang Sampling Racing   João Barbosa
  Filipe Albuquerque
  Mike Conway
Cadillac DPi-V.R 459 +6 Laps
Cadillac 5.5 L V8
8 DPi 54   CORE Autosport   Colin Braun
  Romain Dumas
  Jon Bennett
Nissan Onroak DPi 457 +8 Laps
Nissan VR38DETT 3.8 L Turbo V6
9 DPi 85   JDC-Miller Motorsports   Tristan Vautier
  Juan Piedrahita
  Misha Goikhberg
Cadillac DPi-V.R 446 +19 Laps
Cadillac 5.5 L V8
10 GTLM 62   Risi Competizione   James Calado
  Alessandro Pier Guidi
  Daniel Serra
Ferrari 488 GTE 434 +31 Laps 
Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8
11 GTLM 67   Ford Chip Ganassi Racing   Ryan Briscoe
  Richard Westbrook
  Scott Dixon
Ford GT 434 +31 Laps
Ford EcoBoost 3.5 L Turbo V6
12 GTLM 25   BMW Team RLL   Tom Blomqvist
  Connor De Phillippi
  Colton Herta
BMW M8 GTE 433 +32 Laps
BMW S63 4.0 L Twin-turbo V8
13 GTLM 3   Corvette Racing   Antonio García
  Jan Magnussen
  Mike Rockenfeller
Chevrolet Corvette C7.R 433 +32 Laps
Chevrolet LT5.5 5.5 L V8
14 GTLM 912   Porsche GT Team   Earl Bamber
  Laurens Vanthoor
  Mathieu Jaminet
Porsche 911 RSR 433 +32 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
15 GTLM 911   Porsche GT Team   Nick Tandy
  Frédéric Makowiecki
  Patrick Pilet
Porsche 911 RSR 432 +33 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
16 GTLM 4   Corvette Racing   Oliver Gavin
  Tommy Milner
  Marcel Fässler
Chevrolet Corvette C7.R 431 +34 Laps
Chevrolet LT5.5 5.5 L V8
17 GTLM 66   Ford Chip Ganassi Racing   Joey Hand
  Dirk Müller
  Sébastien Bourdais
Ford GT 430 +35 Laps
Ford EcoBoost 3.5 L Turbo V6
18 GTD 96   Turner Motorsport   Bill Auberlen
  Robby Foley
  Dillon Machavern
BMW M6 GT3 418 +47 Laps 
BMW 4.4 L Turbo V8
19 GTD 29   Montaplast by Land-Motorsport   Ricky Feller
  Christopher Mies
  Daniel Morad
Audi R8 LMS 418 +47 Laps
Audi 5.2 L V10
20 GTD 9   Pfaff Motorsports   Scott Hargrove
  Zacharie Robichon
  Lars Kern
Porsche 911 GT3 R 418 +47 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
21 GTD 33   Mercedes-AMG Team Riley Motorsports   Ben Keating
  Jeroen Bleekemolen
  Felipe Fraga
Mercedes-AMG GT3 417 Did not finish
Mercedes-AMG M159 6.2 L V8
22 DPi 50   Juncos Racing   Will Owen
  René Binder
  Spencer Pigot
Cadillac DPi-V.R 417 +48 Laps
Cadillac 5.5 L V8
23 GTD 63   Scuderia Corsa   Cooper MacNeil
  Toni Vilander
  Jeff Westphal
Ferrari 488 GT3 417 +48 Laps
Ferrari F154 3.9 L Turbo V8
24 GTD 48   Paul Miller Racing   Bryan Sellers
  Corey Lewis
  Marco Seefried
Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo 417 +48 Laps
Lamborghini 5.2 L V10
25 GTD 57   Heinricher Racing w/Meyer Shank Racing   Katherine Legge
  Bia Figueiredo
  Christina Nielsen
Acura NSX GT3 417 +48 Laps
Acura 3.5 L Turbo V6
26 GTLM 24   BMW Team RLL   Jesse Krohn
  John Edwards
  Philipp Eng
BMW M8 GTE 412 +53 Laps
BMW S63 4.0 L Twin-turbo V8
27 GTD 44   Magnus Racing   John Potter
  Andy Lally
  Spencer Pumpelly
Audi R8 LMS 401 +64 Laps
Audi 5.2 L V10
28 GTD 14   AIM Vasser-Sullivan   Richard Heistand
  Jack Hawksworth
  Parker Chase
Lexus RC F GT3 329 +136 Laps
Lexus 5.0 L V8
29 GTD 47   Precision Performance Motorsports (PPM)   Brandon Gdovic
  Don Yount
  Shinya Michimi
Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo 317 Did not finish
Lamborghini 5.2 L V10
30 GTD 12   AIM Vasser-Sullivan   Frankie Montecalvo
  Townsend Bell
  Aaron Telitz
Lexus RC F GT3 219 +246 Laps
Lexus 5.0 L V8
31 GTD 86   Meyer Shank Racing w/Curb-Agajanian   Mario Farnbacher
  Trent Hindman
  Justin Marks
Acura NSX GT3 201 Did not finish
Acura 3.5 L Turbo V6
32 LMP2 52   PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports   Matt McMurry
  Gabriel Aubry
  Dalton Kellett
Oreca 07 201 Did not finish
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
33 DPi 55   Mazda Team Joest   Jonathan Bomarito
  Harry Tincknell
  Olivier Pla
Mazda RT24-P 196 Did not finish
Mazda MZ-2.0T 2.0 L Turbo I4
34 LMP2 38   Performance Tech Motorsports   Cameron Cassels
  Kyle Masson
  Andrew Evans
Oreca 07 65 Did not finish
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
Official Results

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dagys, John (October 12, 2019). "Action Express Wins Petit Le Mans; Cameron, JPM Claim Title". Sportscar365.com. John Dagys Media, LLC. Retrieved October 15, 2019.
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