- 2017 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
- Media Information: 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
- 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule released
2017 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
The WeatherTech SportsCar Championship was the 48th motor racing championship Association (IMSA) (which traces its lineage to the IMSA GT Championship), and the fifth as the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The schedule was released on 4 August and featured twelve rounds.2017
At the end of season, the Prototype Challenge PC class was reduced to a support series. The schedule was released on 4 August and featured twelve rounds. Acura Oreca , Mazda Riley Technologies , Cadillac Dallara , and Nissan Onroak Automotive will run chassis from the respective constructors featuring manufacturer-specific bodywork and engines. 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.
The schedule was released on 5 August and features twelve rounds. Mazda Riley Technologies , Cadillac Dallara , and Nissan Onroak Automotive run chassis from the respective constructors featuring manufacturer-specific bodywork. 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. Points are awarded in each class at the finish of each event.
Sharing the cockpit of the No. In , this trio won the rounds in Sebring and Braselton. The regular crew of the No. Porsche works driver Patrick Long will contest the entire season. Traditionally, sports car racing enjoys huge popularity amongst American motorsport fans. Every year, around , fans make the pilgrimage to Sebring alone. Petit Le Mans at the legendary Road Atlanta circuit regularly attracts more than , spectators.
Media Information: 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule released
The 2. The Return of Sandberg: Change Racing endurance driver, Brett Sandberg will make his return to the team for the fourth time this year. Sandberg, who is a full time Blancpain Series Pro-Am driver, will look to aid the team toward its first endurance podium result this season. The team experienced its biggest disappointment at the Sebring 12 Hour as Change Racing was poised for a run to third before coming up short on fuel on the last lap. Having shown podium pace in the three endurance events this year, the team looks to use its improved results throughout the season to pull off another strong finish at Road Atlanta. Corey Lewis: Lewis is no stranger to the 2. Jeroen Mul: Throughout the season Mul has shown his adaptability and patience to new tracks, having previous experience at only one of the 12 circuits on the IMSA schedule.