2020 Petit Le Mans

The 2020 Petit Le Mans (formally known as the 2020 MOTUL Petit Le Mans for sponsorship reasons) was the 23rd running of the Petit Le Mans, and was held on October 17, 2020. It was the 9th race in the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship, and the 3rd race of the 2020 Michelin Endurance Cup, and was run at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia. The race was won overall by the #10 Konica Minolta Cadillac Cadillac DPi-V.R after the #7 Acura Team Penske and #31 Whelen Engineering Racing entries made contact and spun out in the closing minutes of the race.[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 10   Konica Minolta Cadillac   Ryan Briscoe
  Scott Dixon
  Renger van der Zande
Cadillac DPi-V.R 460 10:00:22.332 
Cadillac 5.5 L V8
2 DPi 7   Acura Team Penske   Hélio Castroneves
  Alexander Rossi
  Ricky Taylor
Acura ARX-05 460 +0.429
Acura AR35TT 3.5 L Turbo V6
3 DPi 6   Acura Team Penske   Dane Cameron
  Juan Pablo Montoya
  Simon Pagenaud
Acura ARX-05 460 +1.236
Acura AR35TT 3.5 L Turbo V6
4 DPi 5   JDC-Mustang Sampling Racing   Sébastien Bourdais
  Loïc Duval
  Tristan Vautier
Cadillac DPi-V.R 460 +3.700
Cadillac 5.5 L V8
5 DPi 31   Whelen Engineering Racing   Filipe Albuquerque
  Pipo Derani
  Felipe Nasr
Cadillac DPi-V.R 458 +2 Laps
Cadillac 5.5 L V8
6 LMP2 8   Tower Motorsports by Starworks   John Farano
  Mikkel Jensen
  Job van Uitert
Oreca 07 450 +10 Laps 
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
7 LMP2 38   Performance Tech Motorsports   Matthew Bell
  Colin Braun
  James McGuire
Oreca 07 445 +15 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
8 DPi 55   Mazda Motorsports   Jonathan Bomarito
  Ryan Hunter-Reay
  Harry Tincknell
Mazda RT24-P 441 +19 Laps
Mazda MZ-2.0T 2.0 L Turbo I4
9 LMP2 51   Inter Europol Competition   Rob Hodes
  Austin McCusker
  Jakub Śmiechowski
Oreca 07 441 +19 Laps
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
10 GTLM 911   Porsche GT Team   Matt Campbell
  Frederic Makowiecki
  Nick Tandy
Porsche 911 RSR-19 431 +29 Laps 
Porsche 4.2 L Flat-6
11 GTLM 3   Corvette Racing   Nicky Catsburg
  Antonio García
  Jordan Taylor
Chevrolet Corvette C8.R 431 +29 Laps
Chevrolet 5.5 L V8
12 GTLM 24   BMW Team RLL   John Edwards
  Augusto Farfus
  Jesse Krohn
BMW M8 GTE 431 +29 Laps
BMW S63 4.0 L Turbo V8
13 GTLM 4   Corvette Racing   Marcel Fässler
  Oliver Gavin
  Tommy Milner
Chevrolet Corvette C8.R 431 +29 Laps
Chevrolet 5.5 L V8
14
DNF
GTLM 912   Porsche GT Team   Earl Bamber
  Mathieu Jaminet
  Laurens Vanthoor
Porsche 911 RSR-19 429 crash
Porsche 4.2 L Flat-6
15 DPi 77   Mazda Motorsports   Oliver Jarvis
  Tristan Nunez
  Olivier Pla
Mazda RT24-P 427 +33 Laps
Mazda MZ-2.0T 2.0 L Turbo I4
16
DNF
LMP2 52   PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports   Scott Huffaker
  Patrick Kelly
  Simon Trummer
Oreca 07 418 suspension
Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8
17 GTD 63   Scuderia Corsa   Alessandro Balzan
  Cooper MacNeil
  Jeff Westphal
Ferrari 488 GT3 413 +47 Laps 
Ferrari F154CB 3.9 L Turbo V8
18 GTD 14   AIM Vasser Sullivan   Jack Hawksworth
  Michael de Quesada
  Aaron Telitz
Lexus RC F GT3 413 +47 Laps
Lexus 5.0 L V8
19 GTD 44   GRT Magnus Racing Team   Andy Lally
  John Potter
  Spencer Pumpelly
Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo 413 +47 Laps
Lamborghini 5.2 L V10
20 GTD 16   Wright Motorsports   Ryan Hardwick
  Jan Heylen
  Patrick Long
Porsche 911 GT3 R 413 +47 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
21 GTD 9   Pfaff Motorsports   Lars Kern
  Dennis Olsen
  Zacharie Robichon
Porsche 911 GT3 R 413 +47 Laps
Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6
22 GTD 57   Heinricher Racing w/MSR Curb-Agajanian   Mikhail Goikhberg
  Trent Hindman
  Álvaro Parente
Acura NSX GT3 Evo 413 +47 Laps
Acura 3.5 L Turbo V6
23 GTD 48   Paul Miller Racing   Corey Lewis
  Bryan Sellers
  Madison Snow
Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo 413 +47 Laps
Lamborghini 5.2 L V10
24
DNF
GTD 12   AIM Vasser Sullivan   Townsend Bell
  Kyle Kirkwood
  Frankie Montecalvo
Lexus RC F GT3 410 crash
Lexus 5.0 L V8
25 GTD 96   Turner Motorsport   Bill Auberlen
  Robby Foley
  Dillon Machavern
BMW M6 GT3 408 +52 Laps
BMW 4.4 L Turbo V8
26 DPi 85   JDC-Miller MotorSports   Gabriel Aubry
  Matheus Leist
  Chris Miller
Cadillac DPi-V.R 406 +54 Laps
Cadillac 5.5 L V8
27 GTLM 25   BMW Team RLL   Connor De Phillippi
  Colton Herta
  Bruno Spengler
BMW M8 GTE 399 +61 Laps
BMW S63 4.0 L Turbo V8
28 GTD 86   Meyer Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian   Mario Farnbacher
  Matt McMurry
  Shinya Michimi
Acura NSX GT3 Evo 399 +61 Laps
Acura 3.5 L Turbo V6
29
DNF
GTD 23   Heart of Racing Team   Roman De Angelis
  Ian James
  Darren Turner
Aston Martin Vantage AMR GT3 297 crash damage
Aston Martin 4.0 L Turbo V8
30
DNF
GTD 74   Riley Motorsports   Lawson Aschenbach
  Ben Keating
  Gar Robinson
Mercedes-AMG GT3 Evo 268 engine
Mercedes-AMG M159 6.2 L V8
31
DNF
GTD 30   Team Hardpoint   Andrew Davis
  Robert Ferriol
  Marcus Winkelhock
Audi R8 LMS Evo 258 mechanical
Audi 5.2 L V10
Race Results

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lloyd, Daniel (October 17, 2020). "WTR Cadillac Wins Petit Le Mans after Derani, Taylor Clash". Sportscar365.com. John Dagys Media, LLC. Retrieved October 18, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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