PODIUM INSTEAD OF VICTORY FOR THE PORSCHE 911 RSR IN NORTH AMERICA

ALTON, Va. (Aug. 22, 2020The Porsche GT Team has concluded Round Five of this season’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on positions three and five. In an eventful race at the VIRginia International Raceway in the east of the USA, Britain’s Nick Tandy and his French teammate Frédéric Makowiecki scored a podium result instead of the…

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THANK YOU PORSCHE

Following Porsche AG’s announcement that it will withdraw from the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at the end of the season, CORE autosport would like to thank Porsche for seven years of racing at the highest level. We know the decision is difficult but understand the current economic climate requires everyone to tighten their budgets.  …

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PORSCHE GT TEAM WINS THREE IMSA TITLES

BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 12, 2019) – The Porsche GT Team concluded the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season by winning the manufacturer, driver and team titles. At the final round of the season at Road Atlanta, the two Porsche 911 RSR—flying the Coca-Cola colors—finished in positions five and six. This race marked the 50th and final…

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FINAL RACE IS CELEBRATION OF CORE AND BENNETT

ROCK HILL, S.C. (Oct. 9, 2019) – The final race of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will also be CORE autosport’s final race in the DPi category, as driver/owner Jon Bennett steps back from racing in 2020.   In tribute to Bennett, the team has put a new livery on the No. 54 Nissan Ligier…

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PORSCHE SCORES VALUABLE POINTS TOWARD POSSIBLE CHAMPIONSHIP

MONTEREY, Calif. (Sept. 16, 2019) – The Porsche GT Team has claimed positions seven and eight at the penultimate round of this year’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. In an uneventful race without any caution phases, the factory drivers Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) and Earl Bamber (New Zealand) had to grapple with a lack of grip in…

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BENNETT AND BRAUN FINISH SEVENTH IN MONTEREY

MONTEREY, Calif. (Sept. 15, 2019) – CORE autosport advanced three positions from its qualifying spot to finish seventh in the Monterey SportsCar Championship, the penultimate round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.   After two days of unseasonably warm temperatures, race day saw a return of the cooler temperatures this part of California is known…

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CORE ON THE HUNT FOR MONTEREY PODIUM

ROCK HILL, S.C. (Sept. 11, 2019) – CORE autosport is heading west to California for the Monterey SportsCar Championship at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.   The short and narrow track is a challenging place to find grip and outmaneuver traffic, but drivers Jon Bennett and Colin Braun have found this to suit their strengths. The…

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ONE-TWO FINISH AT VIR FOR PORSCHE GT TEAM

ALTON, Va. (Aug. 26, 2019) – With a one-two result, Porsche continues its winning streak in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. At the third to last race of the season, Patrick Pilet (France) and Nick Tandy (Great Britain) crossed the finish line in the Porsche 911 RSR as the overall winners. Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) and…

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A LETTER FROM JON BENNETT TO THE IMSA PADDOCK

To my friends, partners, and fans of CORE autosport:   The 2019 Petit Le Mans will be my last race in a DPi. In fact, I have no racing plans of any kind in the near future. But, for those who know the power of being passionate, I will leave the door slightly ajar.   The obvious…

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PORSCHE DEFENDS POINTS LEAD WITH PODIUM RESULT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (Aug. 5, 2019) – The Porsche GT Team continues its series of podium results at round eight of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship: Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) and Earl Bamber (New Zealand) achieved third place after an immaculate drive in their Porsche 911 RSR at the Road America racetrack and thus have extended their…

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CORE’S CHARGE TO THE FRONT CUT SHORT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (Aug. 4, 2019) – Promising beginnings to the Road America Road Race Showcase ended in disappointment for CORE autosport. With 30 minutes left in the race, a broken gearbox forced the team to retire the car from Round Nine of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.   Jon Bennett started the No. 54…

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