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2019 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

2019 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
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The 2019 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is the 50th motor racing championship sanctioned by the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) (which traces its lineage back to the 1971 IMSA GT Championship), and the sixth as the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. It began on 26 January with the 24 Hours of Daytona, and will conclude on 12 October with the Petit Le Mans. The 2019 season marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the International Motor Sports Association.

Series NewsEdit

  • NBC Sports Group took over from Fox Sports as the series' official broadcaster.[1] Coverage alternates between local NBC stations, NBC Sports Network, CNBC, and livestreams.[2]
  • Michelin became the sole official tire supplier of the series, following the departure of Continental Tire at the end of 2018.
  • As part of a plan to attempt to cut costs for the series' GT Daytona (GTD) class, the 2019 season featured a new support championship called the WeatherTech Sprint Cup. The championship was held for the GT Daytona class at the sprint events of the calendar.[3]
  • After an eleven year partnership, Tequila Patrón ended their involvement with IMSA altogether at the end of the 2018 season. They also ended their sponsorship of the Extreme Speed Motorsports prototype team, who subsequently closed down operations.[4] Michelin took Patrón's place as the sponsor of the endurance cup.[5]
  • As part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of IMSA, multiple teams have adopted racing liveries created in tribute to iconic teams throughout IMSA's history, such as Brumos Porsche, Electramotive Engineering, Roush Racing, and Comptech Acura.[6][7][8][9]

ClassesEdit

The Daytona Prototype International (pictured on the left) and LMP2 (right) categories were given their own distinct classes for the 2019 season.
  • Daytona Prototype international (DPi)
  • Le Mans Prototype 2 (LMP2)
  • GT Le Mans (GTLM)
  • GT Daytona (GTD)

The Prototype class, which previously combined Daytona Prototype International cars alongside Le Mans Prototype LMP2 cars, was now split into two separate classes.[10]

Class rule changesEdit

  • The DPi class is now the lead class of the championship, and features teams with full professional lineups running DPi cars. The class has its own Balance of Performance (BoP). The LMP2 class is the lower prototype class in the championship, featuring Global LMP2 cars with Pro-Am lineups. There is no BoP applied to the LMP2 class.
  • Le Mans Prototype 2 (LMP2) and GT Daytona (GTD), the Pro-Am classes of the championship, must adhere to driver rating requirements. Each car is only allowed two Platinum-rated or Gold-rated drivers for the endurance events, alongside the requirement of at least one Bronze-rated or Silver-rated driver for all sprint races. In these classes, the Bronze or Silver-rated drivers are required to start the race.[11]

ScheduleEdit

Race ScheduleEdit

The 2019 schedule was released on 3 August 2018 and features twelve rounds.[12]

   Race is part of the Michelin Endurance Cup
   Race is part of the WeatherTech Sprint Cup
Rnd. Race Length Classes Circuit Location Date
1 Rolex 24 at Daytona 24 hours All Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Florida January 26–27
2 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring 12 hours All Sebring International Raceway Sebring, Florida March 16
3 BUBBA Burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach 1 hour 40 minutes[13] DPi, GTLM Long Beach Street Circuit Long Beach, California April 13
4 Acura Sports Car Challenge 2 hour 40 minutes[13] All Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Lexington, Ohio May 5
5 Chevrolet Sports Car Classic 1 hour 40 minutes[13] DPi, GTD [N 1] The Raceway on Belle Isle Detroit, Michigan June 1
6 Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen 6 hours All Watkins Glen International Watkins Glen, New York June 30
7 Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix 2 hour 40 minutes[13] All Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Bowmanville, Ontario July 7
8 Northeast Grand Prix 2 hour 40 minutes[13] GTLM, GTD Lime Rock Park Lakeville, Connecticut July 20
9 IMSA Road Race Showcase 2 hour 40 minutes[13] All Road America Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin August 4
10 Michelin GT Challenge at VIR 2 hour 40 minutes[13] GTLM, GTD Virginia International Raceway Alton, Virginia August 25
11 IMSA Monterey Grand Prix 2 hour 40 minutes[13] All WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca Monterey, California September 15
12 Motul Petit Le Mans 10 hours All Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta Braselton, Georgia October 12

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The GTD class will only score points towards the WeatherTech Sprint Cup.

EntriesEdit

Daytona Prototype international (DPi)Edit

Team Chassis Engine No. Drivers Rounds
  Mustang Sampling Racing[14][N 1]
Whelen Engineering Racing[N 1]
Cadillac DPi-V.R Cadillac 5.5 L V8 5   Filipe Albuquerque[15] All
  João Barbosa[15] All
  Christian Fittipaldi[14] 1
  Brendon Hartley[16] 2
  Mike Conway[17] 6, 12
31   Pipo Derani[15] All
  Felipe Nasr[15] All
  Eric Curran[15] 1–2, 6, 12
  Acura Team Penske[18] Acura ARX-05 Acura AR35TT 3.5 L Turbo V6 6   Dane Cameron[18] All
  Juan Pablo Montoya[18] All
  Simon Pagenaud[18] 1–2, 12
7   Hélio Castroneves[18] All
  Ricky Taylor[18] All
  Alexander Rossi[18] 1–2
  Graham Rahal[19] 12
  Konica Minolta Cadillac[20] Cadillac DPi-V.R Cadillac 5.5 L V8 10   Jordan Taylor[20] All
  Renger van der Zande[20] All
  Fernando Alonso[21] 1
  Kamui Kobayashi[21] 1
  Matthieu Vaxivière[22] 2, 12
  Juncos Racing[23] Cadillac DPi-V.R Cadillac 5.5 L V8 50   Will Owen[24] 1–7, 12
  René Binder[25] 1–2, 6, 12
  Agustín Canapino[26] 1–2
  Kyle Kaiser[27] 1, 3–4
  Victor Franzoni 5, 7
  Spencer Pigot[28] 12
  CORE Autosport[29] Nissan Onroak DPi Nissan VR38DETT 3.8 L Turbo V6 54   Jon Bennett[29] All
  Colin Braun[29] All
  Romain Dumas[29] 1–2, 6, 12
  Loïc Duval[29] 1
  Mazda Team Joest[30] Mazda RT24-P Mazda MZ-2.0T 2.0 L Turbo I4 55   Jonathan Bomarito[31] All
  Harry Tincknell[31] 1–3, 5–7, 9, 11–12
  Olivier Pla[31] 1–2, 6, 12
  Ryan Hunter-Reay 4
77   Oliver Jarvis[31] All
  Tristan Nunez[31] All
  Timo Bernhard[31] 1–2, 6, 12
  René Rast[31] 1
  JDC-Miller Motorsports[32] Cadillac DPi-V.R Cadillac 5.5L V8 84   Stephen Simpson[33] All
  Simon Trummer[33] All
  Chris Miller[33] 1–2, 6, 12
  Juan Piedrahita[33] 1
85   Misha Goikhberg[33] All
  Tristan Vautier[33] All
  Rubens Barrichello[33] 1
  Devlin DeFrancesco[33] 1
  Juan Piedrahita[33] 2, 6, 12

Le Mans Prototype 2 (LMP2)Edit

In accordance with the 2017 LMP2 regulations, all cars in the LMP2 class use the Gibson GK428 V8 engine.[34]

Team Car No. Drivers Rounds
  DragonSpeed[35] Oreca 07 18   Ryan Cullen[36] 1
  Roberto González[37] 1
  Pastor Maldonado[37] 1
  Sebastián Saavedra[38] 1
81   Ben Hanley[35] 1
  Henrik Hedman[35] 1
  Nicolas Lapierre[35] 1
  James Allen[36] 1
  Performance Tech Motorsports[39] Oreca 07 38   Cameron Cassels[40] All
  Kyle Masson[40] 1–2, 4, 6–7, 11–12
  Robert Masson[40] 1
  Kris Wright[39] 1
  Andrew Evans 2, 6, 12
  James French[41] 9
  PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports[42] Oreca 07 52   Matt McMurry[42] All
  Gabriel Aubry[42] 1–2, 6, 12
  Enzo Guibbert[40] 1
  Mark Kvamme[40] 1
  Anders Fjordbach[43] 2
  Eric Lux[44] 4, 6
  Dalton Kellett 7, 11–12
  Patrick Kelly[41] 9

GT Le Mans (GTLM)Edit

Team Chassis Engine No. Drivers Rounds
  Corvette Racing[45] Chevrolet Corvette C7.R Chevrolet LT5.5 5.5 L V8 3   Antonio García[46] All
  Jan Magnussen[46] All
  Mike Rockenfeller[46] 1–2, 12
4   Oliver Gavin[46] All
  Tommy Milner[46] 1–4, 6, 9–12
  Marcel Fässler[46] 1–2, 7–8, 12
  BMW Team RLL[47] BMW M8 GTE BMW S63 4.0 L Turbo V8 24   John Edwards[48] All
  Jesse Krohn[48] All
  Chaz Mostert[48] 1
  Alex Zanardi[47] 1
  Philipp Eng[48] 2, 12
25   Connor De Phillippi[48] All
  Colton Herta[48] 1–2, 12
  Philipp Eng[48] 1
  Augusto Farfus[49] 1
  Tom Blomqvist[48] 2–4, 6–12
  Risi Competizione[50] Ferrari 488 GTE Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8 62   James Calado[51] 1, 12
  Alessandro Pier Guidi[51] 1, 12
  Miguel Molina[51] 1
  Davide Rigon[51] 1
  Daniel Serra 12
  Ford Chip Ganassi Racing[52] Ford GT Ford EcoBoost 3.5 L Turbo V6 66   Dirk Müller[52] All
  Sébastien Bourdais[52] 1–4, 12
  Joey Hand[52] 1–2, 6–12
67   Ryan Briscoe[52] All
  Richard Westbrook[52] All
  Scott Dixon[52] 1–2, 12
  Porsche GT Team[53] Porsche 911 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 911   Patrick Pilet[53] All
  Nick Tandy[53] All
  Frédéric Makowiecki[53] 1–2, 12
912   Earl Bamber[53] All
  Laurens Vanthoor[53] All
  Mathieu Jaminet[53] 1–2, 12

GT Daytona (GTD)Edit

Team Chassis Engine No. Drivers Rounds
  Starworks Motorsport[54] Audi R8 LMS Evo Audi 5.2 L V10 8   Parker Chase[54] 1–2, 4–6, 9
  Ryan Dalziel[54] 1–2, 4–6, 9
  Ezequiel Pérez Companc[55] 1–2
  Christopher Haase[55] 1
  Mike Skeen[56] 6
  Pfaff Motorsports[57][58] Porsche 911 GT3 R Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 9   Scott Hargrove[57] 1–2, 4, 6–7, 10–12
  Zach Robichon[57] 1–2, 4, 6–12
  Lars Kern[58] 1–2, 6, 12
  Dennis Olsen[58] 1, 8
  Matt Campbell[41] 9
  GRT Grasser Racing Team[59] Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo Lamborghini 5.2 L V10 11   Mirko Bortolotti[59] 1–2
  Rik Breukers[40] 1–2
  Rolf Ineichen[59] 1–2
  Christian Engelhart[59] 1
  Magnus Racing[60] Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo Lamborghini 5.2 L V10 11   Andy Lally[61] 8
  John Potter[61] 8
44   Andy Lally[60] 1–2, 4–7, 9–12
  John Potter[60] 1–2, 4–7, 9–12
  Spencer Pumpelly[60] 1–2, 6, 12
  Marco Mapelli[62] 1
  AIM Vasser Sullivan[63] Lexus RC F GT3 Lexus 5.0 L V8 12   Townsend Bell[64] All
  Frank Montecalvo[64] All
  Aaron Telitz[65] 1–2, 6, 12
  Jeff Segal[65] 1
14   Jack Hawksworth[66] All
  Richard Heistand[67] All
  Nick Cassidy[65] 1
  Austin Cindric[65] 1
  Philipp Frommenwiler 2, 6
  Parker Chase 12
  Via Italia Racing[68] Ferrari 488 GT3 Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8 13   Andrea Bertolini[40] 1
  Victor Franzoni[40] 1
  Marcos Gomes[40] 1
  Chico Longo[40] 1
  Moorespeed[69] Audi R8 LMS Evo Audi 5.2 L V10 19   Will Hardeman[69] 1–2, 4, 6
  Alex Riberas[69] 1–2, 4, 6
  Andrew Davis[69] 1–2, 6
  Markus Winkelhock[69] 1
  Montaplast by Land-Motorsport[70] Audi R8 LMS Evo Audi 5.2 L V10 29   Ricardo Feller[40] 1–2, 6, 12
  Christopher Mies[70] 1–2, 6, 12
  Daniel Morad[70] 1–2, 6, 12
  Dries Vanthoor[70] 1
  Mercedes-AMG Team Riley Motorsports[68] Mercedes-AMG GT3 Mercedes-AMG M159 6.2 L V8 33   Jeroen Bleekemolen[62] 1–2, 4, 6–12
  Ben Keating[62] 1–2, 4, 6–12
  Felipe Fraga[62] 1–2, 6, 12
  Luca Stolz[62] 1
  Ebimotors[59] Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo Lamborghini 5.2 L V10 46   Giacomo Altoè[71] 1
  Fabio Babini[40] 1
  Emanuele Busnelli[40] 1
  Taylor Proto[71] 1
  Precision Performance Motorsports[72] Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo Lamborghini 5.2 L V10 47   Don Yount[36] 1–2, 6, 12
  Linus Lundqvist[73] 1
  Steve Dunn[36] 1
  Miloš Pavlović[36] 1
  Brandon Gdovic 2, 6, 12
  Lawson Aschenbach 2
  Shinya Michimi 12
  Paul Miller Racing[74] Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo Lamborghini 5.2 L V10 48   Bryan Sellers[74] All
  Ryan Hardwick[74] 1–2, 4–7, 9
  Corey Lewis[74] 1–2, 6, 8, 10–12
  Andrea Caldarelli[75] 1
  Marco Seefried 12
  Spirit of Race[68] Ferrari 488 GT3 Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8 51   Paul Dalla Lana[40] 1
  Pedro Lamy[40] 1
  Mathias Lauda[40] 1
  Daniel Serra[40] 1
  Heinricher Racing with Meyer Shank Racing[76][N 2]
Meyer Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian[76][N 2]
Acura NSX GT3 Evo Acura 3.5 L Turbo V6 57   Katherine Legge[76] All
  Christina Nielsen[77] 1–2, 4–6, 8, 11–12
  Bia Figueiredo[76][78] 1–2, 6–7, 9, 12
  Simona de Silvestro[76] 1
  Alice Powell[79] 10
86   Mario Farnbacher[80] All
  Trent Hindman[80] All
  Justin Marks[80] 1–2, 6, 12
  A.J. Allmendinger[80] 1
  Scuderia Corsa[81] Ferrari 488 GT3 Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8 63   Cooper MacNeil[81] All
  Toni Vilander[81] All
  Jeff Westphal[81] 1–2, 6, 12
  Dominik Farnbacher[81] 1
  P1 Motorsports[82] Mercedes-AMG GT3 Mercedes-AMG M159 6.2 L V8 71   Maximilian Buhk[82] 1–2
  JC Perez[82] 1–2
  Fabian Schiller[82] 1–2
  Dominik Baumann[82] 1
  Park Place Motorsports[83] Porsche 911 GT3 R Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 73   Patrick Long[83] 1–2, 4–11
  Nick Boulle[84] 1–2, 6
  Patrick Lindsey[83] 1–2, 6–7, 9–11
  Matt Campbell[62] 1
  Marco Seefried[44] 4, 8
  Zach Robichon[85] 5
  Lone Star Racing[86] Mercedes-AMG GT3 Mercedes-AMG M159 6.2 L V8 74   Lawson Aschenbach[86] 4–5, 7, 9–10
  Gar Robinson[86] 4–5, 7, 9–10
  Compass Racing[87] McLaren 720S GT3 McLaren M840T 4.0 L Turbo V8 76   Paul Holton[87] 4–5, 7–11
  Matt Plumb[87] 4–5, 7–11
  Audi Sport Team WRT Speedstar[88] Audi R8 LMS Evo Audi 5.2 L V10 88   Roman de Angelis[89] 1
  Ian James[89] 1
  Kelvin van der Linde[89] 1
  Frédéric Vervisch[89] 1
  Wright Motorsports[90] Porsche 911 GT3 R Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 91   Anthony Imperato[90] 8–9
  Matt Campbell[90] 8
  Dennis Olsen[90] 9
  Turner Motorsport[91] BMW M6 GT3 BMW 4.4 L Turbo V8 96   Bill Auberlen[91] All
  Robby Foley[91] All
  Dillon Machavern[91] 1–2, 6, 12
  Jens Klingmann[91] 1
  NGT Motorsport by Herberth[92] Porsche 911 GT3 R Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 99   Klaus Bachler[40] 1
  Steffen Görig[40] 1
  Jürgen Häring[92] 1
  Sven Müller[40] 1
  Alfred Renauer[92] 1
  Black Swan Racing[68] Porsche 911 GT3 R Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 540   Marco Seefried[36] 1, 6
  Dirk Werner[36] 1, 6
  Matteo Cairoli[36] 1
  Tim Pappas[36] 1
  Marc Miller 6

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Car No. 5 entered as Mustang Sampling Racing and car No. 31 entered as Whelen Engineering Racing.
  2. ^ a b Car No. 57 entered as Heinricher Racing with Meyer Shank Racing and car No. 86 entered as Meyer Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian.

Season reportEdit

Roar Before the 24Edit

The 2019 season began with an official pre-season testing session held at Daytona International Speedway from January 4 to January 6, known as the "Roar Before the 24." All cars entered in the 24 Hours of Daytona participated in this test session. The fastest times of the first day from each class: 1:35.989 in the DPi class from the #77 Mazda of Mazda Team Joest, 1:39.575 from the #52 Oreca of PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports in LMP2, 1:44.718 from the #62 Risi Competizione Ferrari 488 GTE in GTLM, and a 1:46.452 from the #33 Riley Motorsports Mercedes-AMG GT3 in the GTD class.[93]

On Saturday, the #10 Cadillac DPi-V.R of Wayne Taylor Racing improved on Mazda's pace in the DPi class, setting a time of 1:34.534. The #55 Mazda car would lead a Mazda 1–2 in the night session, improving on the Cadillac's time by 0.001 of a second. PR1/Mathiasen led LMP2 once again and improved on their previous best by over two seconds, with a 1:37.083. #67 Ford GT of Ford Chip Ganassi Racing topped the GTLM timesheets, with a new class best of 1:43.148, while the #86 Acura NSX GT3 of Meyer Shank Racing set the new best time for the GTD class with a 1:45.533 lap.[94] That same day, GTD had a qualifying session which would allocate the pit garages for the teams. Bia Figueiredo in the all-female #57 Meyer-Shank Acura NSX GT3 secured the top spot with a 1:45.537, after the disqualification of the #71 P1 Motorsports Mercedes for using a Gold-rated driver for their best time.[95]

On Sunday, only the DPi, LMP2 and GTLM classes ran. The #55 Mazda RT24-P once again topped the DPi class with a new best of 1:34.224. The #81 DragonSpeed Oreca 07 was the fastest in LMP2 with 1:35.975. Finally, the #67 Ford GT set the best time in GTLM once again, shaving their previous best to a 1:43.083.[96] That same day, DPi, LMP2 and GTLM had a qualifying session of their own similar to that of GTD. In this session, Oliver Jarvis put the #77 Mazda on top for Mazda Team Joest with a 1:33.898, which unofficially broke the standing 26-year-old track record for the Daytona Sports Car Course.[97] The #52 PR1/Mathiasen Oreca 07 took the top spot for the LMP2 class, while GTLM was led by the #3 Corvette Racing Chevrolet Corvette C7.R, with a 1:42.561. The #54 Nissan DPi of CORE Autosport led the final session in the afternoon, in which only prototypes ran.[98]

Rolex 24 at DaytonaEdit

The #10 Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R won the 24 Hours of Daytona overall, with drivers Jordan Taylor, Renger van der Zande, Kamui Kobayashi and two-time Formula One World Champion and 24 Hours of Le Mans winner Fernando Alonso. The race was cut short to 23 hours and 50 minutes due to torrential rain conditions developing over the final five hours of the race, causing multiple accidents. It marked Wayne Taylor Racing's second win of the 24-hour race in the DPi-era which began in 2017. The #10 crew won by thirteen seconds over the sister Cadillac DPi team of Whelen Engineering Racing, after their driver, Felipe Nasr, misjudged a corner and allowed for car #10 to pass in the final few moments of the race. In the lower classes, DragonSpeed dominated the LMP2 class, winning by four laps over the #38 Performance Tech Motorsports crew, and with thanks to the downpour, BMW Team RLL #24 would take a narrow win in the GTLM class over the #62 Risi Competizione Ferrari team. In the GTD class, the Mercedes-AMG GT3 of Riley Motorsports led for most of the race, but fell a lap behind towards the end and would lose to the #11 Lamborghini Huracan of GRT Grasser Racing Team.[99]

Mobil 1 12 Hours of SebringEdit

 
The #31 Action Express Racing team won the 12 Hours of Sebring and led home a Cadillac 1-2-3 finish.

For this weekend, the FIA World Endurance Championship made their return to the Sebring venue for a 1,000-mile-race of their own to be run in conjunction with the prestigious 12-hour event sanctioned by IMSA. The first 40 minutes of the 12-hour race would be run under caution due to rain, after which point the #31 Cadillac DPi of Whelen Engineering Racing took the overall lead and remained there for most of the race. Drivers Felipe Nasr, Pipo Derani and Eric Curran would build up an advantage of 47 seconds over 2nd place before a Safety car period with two hours ago had wiped that advantage away. After a final safety car developed with 15 minutes to go, The #31 held off Wayne Taylor Racing by just one second to win the race and secure a Cadillac 1-2-3 finish overall. The Acura DPi cars enjoyed less luck, with Team Penske car #7 finishing 4th and car #6 finishing multiple laps down, 9th-in-class. In LMP2, Performance Tech Motorsports would win by 13 laps over the only other car in the class, #52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports. In the GTLM class, the #911 Porsche GT Team crew of Frédéric Makowiecki, Nick Tandy and Patrick Pilet took an unlikely victory after falling a lap behind the leading Chip Ganassi Ford GTs and Corvette Racing team in the wet early stages. In GTD, GRT Grasser Racing Team took a second consecutive victory by a three second margin over fellow #44 Magnus Racing team, both teams driving Lamborghini Huracán cars. Completing the GTD podium was the #63 Scuderia Corsa team with a Ferrari 488.[100]

BUBBA Burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long BeachEdit

The GTD and LMP2 classes would not be present for this weekend. In DPi, while Cadillac had won the Daytona and Sebring endurance events, from the practice sessions Acura Team Penske were the favorites, with pole position ultimately going to #7 crew of Helio Castroneves and Ricky Taylor. After an early-race FCY (Full-Course Yellow flag), the #7 team had kept its advantage at the lead, until Kyle Kaiser of customer Cadillac team Juncos Racing went out of sync on the pit stops, and took the lead over the #77 Mazda RT24-P of Oliver Jarvis. However, being out of sync meant Kaiser had to relinquish the lead to Jarvis halfway through the race. The #77 Mazda came under pressure from the #7 and #6 Acura cars. After the second round of pitstops, Filipe Albuquerque of the #5 Mustang Sampling Racing Cadillac team would inherit the lead thanks to an earlier pitstop, and despite the Acuras once again putting pressure on the leader, Acura #6 hit upon GTLM traffic, which was enough for the #5 Cadillac to narrowly win the race. In the GTLM class, the Porsche GT Team car #912 of Earl Bamber and Laurens Vanthoor took the win from pole position, beating the two Corvette Racing cars to the finish.[101]

Sports Car Challenge at Mid-OhioEdit

In a competitive qualifying session, Oliver Jarvis of Mazda Team Joest car #77 would score his second pole position of the season in the DPi class, the previous one being at Daytona, where he broke the outright lap record for the track. The two Mazda cars would end up finishing 2nd and 3rd to the #6 Acura Team Penske Acura ARX-05 of Juan Pablo Montoya and Dane Cameron, who took advantage of a strong restart to build up a lead over the others. PR1/Mathiasen would take victory in the LMP2 class. In GTLM, Porsche GT Team took a 3rd consecutive win with car #912, fending off pressure from the Corvette cars midway through the race. In GT Daytona, after merely three races as Lexus GT3 customers, the AIM Vasser Sullivan team took their first victory of the season from pole position with drivers Jack Hawksworth and Richard Heistand, catapulting both cars into 2nd and 3rd in the championship. The Lexus crew fended off a late challenge from Mario Farnbacher in the championship-leading Meyer-Shank Acura car #86.[102]

Race resultsEdit

Bold indicates overall winner.

Rnd Circuit DPi Winning Team LMP2 Winning Team GTLM Winning Team GTD Winning Team Report
DPi Winning Drivers LMP2 Winning Drivers GTLM Winning Drivers GTD Winning Drivers
1 Daytona   No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac   No. 18 DragonSpeed   No. 25 BMW Team RLL   No. 11 GRT Grasser Racing Team Report
  Fernando Alonso
  Kamui Kobayashi
  Jordan Taylor
  Renger van der Zande
  Ryan Cullen
  Roberto González
  Pastor Maldonado
  Sebastián Saavedra
  Connor De Phillippi
  Philipp Eng
  Augusto Farfus
  Colton Herta
  Mirko Bortolotti
  Rik Breukers
  Christian Engelhart
  Rolf Ineichen
2 Sebring   No. 31 Whelen Engineering Racing   No. 38 Performance Tech Motorsports   No. 911 Porsche GT Team   No. 11 GRT Grasser Racing Team Report
  Eric Curran
  Pipo Derani
  Felipe Nasr
  Cameron Cassels
  Andrew Evans
  Kyle Masson
  Frédéric Makowiecki
  Patrick Pilet
  Nick Tandy
  Mirko Bortolotti
  Rik Breukers
  Rolf Ineichen
3 Long Beach   No. 5 Mustang Sampling Racing Did not participate   No. 912 Porsche GT Team Did not participate Report
  Filipe Albuquerque
  Joao Barbosa
  Earl Bamber
  Laurens Vanthoor
4 Mid-Ohio   No. 6 Acura Team Penske   No. 52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports   No. 912 Porsche GT Team   No. 14 AIM Vasser Sullivan Report
  Dane Cameron
  Juan Pablo Montoya
  Eric Lux
  Matt McMurry
  Earl Bamber
  Laurens Vanthoor
  Jack Hawksworth
  Richard Heistand
5 Belle Isle   No. 6 Acura Team Penske Did not participate Did not participate   No. 14 AIM Vasser Sullivan Report
  Dane Cameron
  Juan Pablo Montoya
  Jack Hawksworth
  Richard Heistand
6 Watkins Glen   No. 55 Mazda Team Joest   No. 52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports   No. 911 Porsche GT Team   No. 86 Meyer Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian Report
  Jonathan Bomarito
  Olivier Pla
  Harry Tincknell
  Gabriel Aubry
  Eric Lux
  Matt McMurry
  Patrick Pilet
  Nick Tandy
  Mario Farnbacher
  Trent Hindman
  Justin Marks
7 Mosport   No. 77 Mazda Team Joest   No. 52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports   No. 912 Porsche GT Team   No. 96 Turner Motorsport Report
  Oliver Jarvis
  Tristan Nunez
  Dalton Kellett
  Matt McMurry
  Earl Bamber
  Laurens Vanthoor
  Bill Auberlen
  Robby Foley
8 Lime Rock Did not participate Did not participate   No. 67 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing   No. 9 Pfaff Motorsports Report
  Ryan Briscoe
  Richard Westbrook
  Dennis Olsen
  Zach Robichon
9 Road America   No. 55 Mazda Team Joest   No. 52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports   No. 67 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing   No. 9 Pfaff Motorsports Report
  Jonathan Bomarito
  Harry Tincknell
  Patrick Kelly
  Matt McMurry
  Ryan Briscoe
  Richard Westbrook
  Matt Campbell
  Zach Robichon
10 Virginia Did not participate Did not participate   No. 911 Porsche GT Team   No. 33 Mercedes-AMG Team Riley Motorsport Report
  Patrick Pilet
  Nick Tandy
  Jeroen Bleekemolen
  Ben Keating
11 Laguna Seca   No. 6 Acura Team Penske   No. 52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports   No. 66 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing   No. 48 Paul Miller Racing Report
  Dane Cameron
  Juan Pablo Montoya
  Dalton Kellett
  Matt McMurry
  Joey Hand
  Dirk Müller
  Corey Lewis
  Bryan Sellers
12 Road Atlanta   No. 31 Whelen Engineering Racing no finishing entries   No. 62 Risi Competizione   No. 96 Turner Motorsport Report
  Eric Curran
  Pipo Derani
  Felipe Nasr
  James Calado
  Alessandro Pier Guidi
  Daniel Serra
  Bill Auberlen
  Robby Foley
  Dillon Machavern

Championship standingsEdit

Points systemsEdit

Championship points are awarded in each class at the finish of each event. Points are awarded based on finishing positions as shown in the chart below.

Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Race 35 32 30 28 26 25 24 23 22 21 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Drivers points

Points are awarded in each class at the finish of each event.

Team points

Team points are calculated in exactly the same way as driver points, using the point distribution chart. Each car entered is considered its own "team" regardless if it is a single entry or part of a two-car team.

Manufacturer points

There are also a number of manufacturer championships which utilize the same season-long point distribution chart. The manufacturer championships recognized by IMSA are as follows:

Daytona Prototype international (DPi): Engine & bodywork manufacturer
GT Le Mans (GTLM): Car manufacturer
GT Daytona (GTD): Car manufacturer

Each manufacturer receives finishing points for its highest finishing car in each class. The positions of subsequent finishing cars from the same manufacturer are not taken into consideration, and all other manufacturers move up in the order.

Example: Manufacturer A finishes 1st and 2nd at an event, and Manufacturer B finishes 3rd. Manufacturer A receives 35 first-place points while Manufacturer B would earn 32 second-place points.
Michelin Endurance Cup

The points system for the Michelin Endurance Cup is different from the normal points system. Points are awarded on a 5–4–3–2 basis for drivers, teams and manufacturers. The first finishing position at each interval earns five points, four points for second position, three points for third, with two points awarded for fourth and each subsequent finishing position.

Position 1 2 3 Other Classified
Race 5 4 3 2

At Daytona (24 hour race), points are awarded at six hours, 12 hours, 18 hours and at the finish. At the Sebring (12 hour race), points are awarded at four hours, eight hours and at the finish. At Watkins Glen (6 hour race), points are awarded at three hours and at the finish. At Road Atlanta (10 hour race), points are awarded at four hours, eight hours and at the finish.

Like the season-long team championship, Michelin Endurance Cup team points are awarded for each car and drivers get points in any car that they drive, in which they are entered for points. The manufacturer points go to the highest placed car from that manufacturer (the others from that manufacturer not being counted), just like the season-long manufacturer championship.

For example: in any particular segment manufacturer A finishes 1st and 2nd and manufacturer B finishes 3rd. Manufacturer A only receives first-place points for that segment. Manufacturer B receives the second-place points.

Drivers' championshipsEdit

   Race is part of the Michelin Endurance Cup
   Race is part of the WeatherTech Sprint Cup

DPiEdit

Pos. Driver DAY SEB LBH MOH BEL WGL MOS ELK LGA ATL Points MEC
1   Dane Cameron
  Juan Pablo Montoya
6 9 3 1 1 3 3 2 1 4 302 29
2   Pipo Derani
  Felipe Nasr
2 1 6 4 2 7 4 4 3 1 297 45
3   Helio Castroneves
  Ricky Taylor
3 4 2 5 3 5 5 7 2 3 284 30
4   Jordan Taylor
  Renger van der Zande
1 2 10 6 9 4 6 5 4 2 274 42
5   Oliver Jarvis
  Tristan Nunez
11 11 4 2 10 2 1 3 6 6 268 30
6   Jonathan Bomarito 9 6 8 3 11 1 2 1 10 11 263 31
7   Filipe Albuquerque
  João Barbosa
7 3 1 8 6 6 10 6 5 7 258 33
8   Simon Trummer
  Stephen Simpson
10 8 5 7 4 9 8 9 9 5 237 24
9   Harry Tincknell 9 6 8 11 1 2 1 10 11 233 31
10   Colin Braun
  Jon Bennett
4 5 11 11 7 11 7 10 7 8 230 24
11   Misha Goikhberg
  Tristan Vautier
5 7 9 10 5 10 9 8 8 9 230 24
12   Will Owen 8 10 7 9 8 8 11 10 177 24
13   Eric Curran 2 1 7 1 126 45
14   Olivier Pla 9 6 1 11 102 31
15   Timo Bernhard 11 11 2 6 97 30
16   Romain Dumas 4 5 11 8 97 24
17   Chris Miller 10 8 9 5 92 24
18   Rene Binder 8 10 8 10 88 24
19   Juan Piedrahita 10 7 10 9 88 24
20   Simon Pagenaud 6 9 4 75 24
21   Kyle Kaiser 8 7 9 69 8
22   Matthieu Vaxivière 2 2 64 18
23   Alexander Rossi 3 4 58 19
24   Mike Conway 6 7 49 15
25   Agustin Canapino 8 10 44 14
26   Victor Franzoni 8 11 43
27   Fernando Alonso
  Kamui Kobayashi
1 35 18
28   Brendon Hartley 3 30 10
29   Ryan Hunter-Reay 3 30
30   Graham Rahal 3 30 7
31   Loïc Duval 4 28 8
32   Rubens Barrichello
  Devlin DeFrancesco
5 26 8
33   Christian Fittipaldi 7 24 8
34   Spencer Pigot 10 21 6
35   Rene Rast 11 20 8

LMP2Edit

Pos. Driver DAY SEB MOH WGL MOS ELK LGA ATL Points MEC
1   Matt McMurry 4 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 270 44
2   Cameron Cassels 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 257 49
3   Kyle Masson 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 227 49
4   Gabriel Aubry 4 2 1 1 130 44
5   Dalton Kellett 1 1 1 105 15
6   Andrew Evans 1 2 2 99 36
7   Eric Lux 1 1 70 9
8   Sebastian Saavedra
  Pastor Maldonado
  Ryan Cullen
  Roberto González
1 35 19
9   Patrick Kelly 1 35
10   Robert Masson
  Kris Wright
2 32 13
11   Anders Fjordbach 2 32 12
12   James French 2 32
13   Henrik Hedman
  Ben Hanley
  James Allen
  Nicolas Lapierre
3 30 16
14   Enzo Guibbert
  Mark Kvamme
4 28 8

GTLMEdit

Pos. Driver DAY SEB LBH MOH WGL MOS LIM ELK VIR LGA ATL Points MEC
1   Earl Bamber
  Laurens Vanthoor
3 5 1 1 6 1 2 3 2 7 5 330 31
2   Patrick Pilet
  Nick Tandy
5 1 5 3 1 3 4 7 1 8 6 317 37
3   Antonio Garcia
  Jan Magnussen
6 3 2 2 2 7 5 4 3 3 4 317 30
4   Ryan Briscoe
  Richard Westbrook
4 6 6 5 3 5 1 1 5 6 2 313 38
5   Dirk Müller 7 2 4 7 4 6 3 2 6 1 8 306 31
6   Connor De Phillippi 1 7 7 4 7 4 7 5 7 5 3 293 29
7   John Edwards
  Jesse Krohn
9 4 8 6 5 2 8 8 8 2 9 279 26
8   Oliver Gavin 8 8 3 8 8 8 6 6 4 4 7 275 27
9   Tom Blomqvist 7 7 4 7 4 7 5 7 5 3 258 18
10   Joey Hand 7 2 4 6 3 2 6 1 8 254 31
11   Tommy Milner 8 8 3 8 8 6 4 4 7 227 27
12   Sebastien Bourdais 7 2 4 7 8 131 27
13   Marcel Fässler 8 8 8 6 7 118 23
14   Colton Herta 1 7 3 89 25
15   Frederic Makowiecki 5 1 6 86 27
16   Philipp Eng 1 4 9 85 25
17   Scott Dixon 4 6 2 85 33
18   Mike Rockenfeller 6 3 4 83 23
19   Mathieu Jaminet 3 5 5 82 25
20   James Calado
  Alessandro Pier Guidi
2 1 67 29
21   Augusto Farfus 1 35 11
22   Daniel Serra 1 35 13
23   Miguel Molina
  Davide Rigon
2 32 16
24   Chaz Mostert
  Alex Zanardi
9 22 8

GTDEdit

Pos. Driver DAY SEB MOH BEL WGL MOS LIM ELK VIR LGA ATL Points WTSC MEC
1   Mario Farnbacher
  Trent Hindman
4 7 2 11 1 2 2 5 2 8 12 283 197 31
2   Bill Auberlen
  Robby Foley
9 13 15 10 2 1 3 3 11 7 1 262 176 34
3   Zach Robichon 16 10 12 2 6 5 1 1 4 4 3 262 203 29
4   Andy Lally
  John Potter
10 2 8 4 7 8 8 6 6 3 8 249 177 26
5   Toni Vilander
  Cooper MacNeil
232 3 7 12 3 9 11 7 3 2 5 246 171 35
6   Richard Heistand
  Jack Hawksworth
5 15 1 1 5 12 6 4 13 9 9 237 182 24
7   Jeroen Bleekemolen
  Ben Keating
6 5 14 15 7 9 14 1 5 4 236 141 37
8   Frankie Montecalvo
  Townsend Bell
2 9 5 3 9 3 13 9 7 11 11 236 170 27
9   Katherine Legge 12 8 10 9 4 6 12 13 12 6 7 221 149 25
10   Bryan Sellers 15 16 3 5 14 DNS 7 2 10 1 6 215 168 24
11   Patrick Long 7 6 4 2 13 4 4 15 5 DNS 193 158 18
12   Scott Hargrove 16 10 12 6 5 4 4 3 192 101 29
13   Corey Lewis 15 16 14 7 2 10 1 6 185 112 24
14   Christina Nielsen 12 8 10 9 4 12 6 7 159 87 25
15   Patrick Lindsey 7 6 13 4 15 5 DNS 137 70 18
16   Bia Figueiredo 12 8 4 6 13 7 137 43 25
17   Paul Holton
  Matt Plumb
13 8 10 10 12 9 10 122 145
18   Marco Seefried 14 4 10 4 6 119 56 19
19   Parker Chase 13 14 9 6 12 10 9 119 68 24
20   Dillon Machavern 9 13 2 1 107 34
21   Justin Marks 4 7 1 12 106 31
22   Lawson Aschenbach 12 11 7 11 11 8 102 107 6
23   Spencer Pumpelly 10 2 7 8 100 26
24   Ryan Dalziel 13 14 9 6 12 10 97 68 14
25   Aaron Telitz 2 9 9 11 96 27
26   Felipe Fraga 6 5 15 4 95 37
27   Jeff Westphal 232 3 3 5 94 35
28   Daniel Morad
  Christopher Mies
  Ricardo Feller
221 4 8 2 92 34
29   Lars Kern 16 10 6 3 91 29
30   Matt Campbell 7 5 1 85 61 8
31   Gar Robinson V 11 7 11 11 8 83 107
32   Ryan Hardwick 15 16 3 5 14 DNS 78 56 18
33   Dennis Olsen 16 1 8 73 58 8
34   Don Yount 18 12 11 10 73 24
35   Mirko Bortolotti
  Rik Breukers
  Rolf Ineichen
1 1 70 22
36   Nick Boulle 7 6 13 67 18
37   Brandon Gdovic 12 11 10 60 10
38   Will Hardeman
  Alex Riberas
11 17 6 DNS 59 25 18
39   Anthony Imperato 5 8 49 49
40   Philipp Frommenwiler 15 5 42 10
41   Dirk Werner 14 10 38 13
42   Christian Engelhart 1 35 11
43   Ezequiel Perez Companc 13 14 35 14
44   Andrew Davis 11 17 DNS 34 18
45   Jeff Segal 2 32 10
46   Fabian Schiller
  Maximilian Buhk
  JC Perez
19 11 32 14
47   Frederic Vervisch
  Kelvin van der Linde
  Ian James
  Roman DeAngelis
3 30 9
48   A. J. Allmendinger 4 28 11
49   Austin Cindric
  Nick Cassidy
5 26 8
50   Luca Stolz 6 25 14
51   Chico Longo
  Victor Franzoni
  Marcos Gomes
  Andrea Bertolini
8 23 8
52   Jens Klingmann 9 22 9
53   Marco Mapelli 10 21 8
54   Marc Miller 10 21 4
55   Shinya Michimi 10 21 6
56   Markus Winkelhock 11 20 8
57   Jake Eidson 11 20 4
58   Simona de Silvestro 12 19 8
59   Alice Powell 12 19 19
60   Mike Skeen 12 19 4
61   Christopher Haase 13 18 8
62   Tim Pappas
  Matteo Cairoli
14 17 9
63   Andrea Caldarelli 15 16 8
64   Fabio Babini
  Emanuele Busnelli
  Taylor Proto
  Giacomo Altoè
17 14 8
65   Miloš Pavlović
  Steve Dunn
  Linus Lundqvist
18 13 8
66   Dominik Baumann 19 12 8
67   Paul Dalla Lana
  Pedro Lamy
  Mathias Lauda
  Daniel Serra
20 11 8
68   Klaus Bachler
  Sven Müller
  Alfred Renauer
  Jürgen Häring
  Steffen Görig
21 10 8
69   Dries Vanthoor 221 9 12
70   Dominik Farnbacher 232 8 10

† Points only counted towards the WeatherTech Sprint Cup, and not the overall GTD Championship.

1 Originally finished 2nd in class, but demoted to last after violating minimum drive time regulations.
2 Originally finished 14th in class, but demoted to last after violating minimum drive time regulations.

Team's ChampionshipsEdit

Standings: Daytona Prototype internationalEdit

Pos. Team DAY SEB LBH MOH BEL WGL MOS ELK LGA ATL Points MEC
1 #6 Acura Team Penske 6 9 3 1 1 3 3 2 1 4 302 29
2 #31 Whelen Engineering Racing 2 1 6 4 2 7 4 4 3 1 297 45
3 #7 Acura Team Penske 3 4 2 5 3 5 5 7 2 3 284 30
4 #10 Konica Minolta Cadillac 1 2 10 6 9 4 6 5 4 2 274 42
5 #77 Mazda Team Joest 11 11 4 2 10 2 1 3 6 6 268 30
6 #55 Mazda Team Joest 9 6 8 3 11 1 2 1 10 11 263 31
7 #5 Mustang Sampling Racing 7 3 1 8 6 6 10 6 5 7 258 33
8 #84 JDC-Miller Motorsports 10 8 5 7 4 9 8 9 9 5 237 24
9 #54 CORE Autosport 4 5 11 11 7 11 7 10 7 8 230 24
10 #85 JDC-Miller Motorsports 5 7 9 10 5 10 9 8 8 9 230 24
11 #50 Juncos Racing 8 10 7 9 8 8 11 10 177 24
Pos. Team DAY SEB LBH MOH BEL WGL MOS ELK LGA ATL Points MEC

Standings: Le Mans Prototype 2Edit

Pos. Team DAY SEB MOH WGL MOS ELK LGA ATL Points MEC
1 #52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports 4 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 270 44
2 #38 Performance Tech Motorsports 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 259 49
3 #18 DragonSpeed 1 35 19
4 #81 DragonSpeed 3 30 16
Pos. Team DAY SEB MOH WGL MOS ELK LGA ATL Points MEC

Standings: GT Le MansEdit

Pos. Team DAY SEB LBH MOH WGL MOS LIM ELK VIR LGA ATL Points MEC
1 #912 Porsche GT Team 3 5 1 1 6 1 2 3 2 7 5 330 31
2 #911 Porsche GT Team 5 1 5 3 1 3 4 7 1 8 6 317 37
3 #3 Corvette Racing 6 3 2 2 2 7 5 4 3 3 4 317 30
4 #67 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing 4 6 6 5 3 5 1 1 5 6 2 313 38
5 #66 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing 7 2 4 7 4 6 3 2 6 1 8 306 31
6 #25 BMW Team RLL 1 7 7 4 7 4 7 5 7 5 3 293 29
7 #24 BMW Team RLL 9 4 8 6 5 2 8 8 8 2 9 279 26
8 #4 Corvette Racing 8 8 3 8 8 8 6 6 4 4 7 275 27
9 #62 Risi Competizione 2 1 67 29
Pos. Team DAY SEB LBH MOH WGL MOS LIM ELK VIR LGA ATL Points MEC

Standings: GT DaytonaEdit

Pos. Team DAY SEB MOH BEL WGL MOS LIM ELK VIR LGA ATL Points WTSC MEC
1 #86 Meyer-Shank Racing with Curb Agajanian 4 7 2 11 1 2 2 5 2 8 12 283 197 31
2 #96 Turner Motorsport 9 13 15 10 2 1 3 3 11 7 1 262 176 34
3 #9 Pfaff Motorsports 16 10 12 6 5 1 1 4 4 3 262 171 29
4 #44 Magnus Racing 10 2 8 4 7 8 8 6 6 3 8 249 177 26
5 #63 Scuderia Corsa 232 3 7 12 3 9 11 7 3 2 5 246 171 35
6 #33 Mercedes-AMG Team Riley Motorsports 6 5 14 15 7 9 14 1 5 4 238 143 37
7 #14 AIM Vasser Sullivan 5 15 1 1 5 12 6 4 13 9 9 237 182 24
8 #12 AIM Vasser Sullivan 2 9 5 3 9 3 13 9 7 11 11 235 170 27
9 #57 Heinricher Racing with Meyer-Shank Racing 12 8 10 9 4 6 12 13 12 6 7 221 149 25
10 #48 Paul Miller Racing 15 16 3 5 14 DNS 7 2 10 1 6 215 168 24
11 #73 Park Place Motorsports 7 6 4 2 13 4 4 15 5 DNS 193 158 18
12 #76 Compass Racing 13 8 10 10 12 9 10 122 145
13 #8 Starworks Motorsport 13 14 9 6 12 10 97 68 18
14 #29 Montaplast by Land-Motorsport 221 4 8 2 92 34
15 #74 Lone Star Racing 11 7 11 11 8 83 107
16 #47 Precision Performance Motorsports 18 12 11 10 24 18
17 #11 GRT Grasser Racing Team 1 1 70 22
18 #19 Moorespeed 11 17 6 DNS 59 25 14
19 #91 Wright Motorsports 5 8 49 49
20 #540 Black Swan Racing 14 10 38 13
21 #71 P1 Motorsports 19 11 32 14
22 #88 WRT Speedstar Audi Sport 3 30 9
23 #13 Via Italia Racing 8 23 8
24 #46 Ebimotors 17 14 8
25 #51 Spirit of Race 20 11 8
26 #99 NGT Motorsport 21 10 8
Pos. Team DAY SEB MOH BEL WGL MOS LIM ELK VIR LGA ATL Points WTSC MEC

† Points only counted towards the WeatherTech Sprint Cup, and not the overall GTD Championship.

1 Originally finished 2nd in class, but demoted to last after violating minimum drive time regulations.
2 Originally finished 14th in class, but demoted to last after violating minimum drive time regulations.

Manufacturer's ChampionshipsEdit

Standings: Daytona Prototype InternationalEdit

Pos. Manufacturer DAY SEB LBH MOH BEL WGL MOS ELK LGA ATL Points MEC
1   Acura 3 4 2 1 1 3 3 2 1 3 329 45
2   Cadillac 1 1 1 4 2 4 4 4 3 1 324 56
3   Mazda 9 6 4 2 10 1 1 1 6 6 311 39
4   Nissan 4 5 11 11 7 11 7 10 7 8 286 28
Pos. Team DAY SEB LBH MOH BEL WGL MOS ELK LGA ATL Points MEC

Standings: GT Le MansEdit

Pos. Manufacturer DAY SEB LBH MOH WGL MOS LIM ELK VIR LGA ATL Points MEC
1   Porsche 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 1 7 5 358 40
2   Ford 4 2 4 5 3 5 1 1 5 1 2 345 42
3   Chevrolet 6 3 2 2 2 7 5 4 3 3 4 330 35
4   BMW 1 4 7 4 5 2 7 5 7 2 3 327 34
5   Ferrari 2 1 67 31
Pos. Team DAY SEB LBH MOH WGL MOS LIM ELK VIR LGA ATL Points MEC

Standings: GT DaytonaEdit

Pos. Manufacturer DAY SEB MOH BEL WGL MOS LIM ELK VIR LGA ATL Points WTSC MEC
1   Lamborghini 1 1 3 4 7 8 7 2 6 1 6 294 204 26
2   Acura 4 7 2 9 1 2 2 5 2 6 7 292 204 32
3   Porsche 7 6 4 2 6 4 1 1 4 4 3 291 216 30
4   BMW 9 13 15 10 2 1 3 3 11 7 1 278 188 34
5   Lexus 2 9 1 1 5 3 6 4 7 9 9 277 205 27
6   Ferrari 8 3 7 12 3 9 11 7 3 2 5 271 181 36
7   Mercedes-AMG 6 5 11 7 15 7 9 11 1 5 4 266 187 37
8   Audi 3 4 6 6 8 10 2 166 78 36
9   McLaren 13 8 10 10 12 9 10 139 164
Pos. Team DAY SEB MOH BEL WGL MOS LIM ELK VIR LGA ATL Points WTSC MEC

† Points only counted towards the WeatherTech Sprint Cup, and not the overall GTD Championship.

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