BENNETT RELISHES FIRST LAPS AT LE MANS

LE MANS, France (June 17, 2018) – CORE autosport owner/driver Jon Bennett experienced his first laps on the famed Circuit de la Sarthe this week when he participated in the Road to Le Mans support race. Though he experienced some bad luck that affected he and co-driver Nic Jönsson’s results, the track time was invaluable.…

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CORE FINISHES 12TH ON STREETS OF DETROIT

DETROIT, Mich. (June 2, 2018) – CORE autosport triple stinted its Continental Tires and performed two driver changes en route to finishing 12th in the latest round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Challenge.   Starting from 13th on the grid, Jon Bennett kept his nose clean through the opening laps and through a restart from…

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BENNETT ACHIEVES PERSONAL BEST FOR DETROIT QUALIFYING

DETROIT, Mich. (June 1, 2018) – A red flag interrupted qualifying for the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic on the streets of Detroit, but CORE autosport driver Jon Bennett remained focused and turned his best lap of the day. This resulted in a 13th-place starting position for the team in Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race.…

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CORE TAKES ON QUICK DETROIT STREET COURSE

ROCK HILL, S.C. (May 30, 2018) – CORE autosport heads to Detroit for the second temporary street circuit on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship calendar: the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic at Belle Isle.   Compared to Long Beach, the Detroit street circuit is longer and faster, something drivers Jon Bennett and Colin Braun enjoy and…

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SECOND WIN OF SEASON FOR 911 RSR AND CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD

Second Win of Season for 911 RSR and Championship Lead   LEXINGTON, Ohio (May 7, 2018) – Clinching the second win of the season at Mid-Ohio, Porsche grabbed the lead of the IMSA SportsCar Championship. In a nail-biting finale, Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) and Earl Bamber (New Zealand) snatched victory with the 510 hp Porsche 911…

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CORE SOLDIERS TO 13TH-PLACE FINISH AT MID-OHIO

LEXINGTON, Ohio (May 6, 2018) – An opening lap tangle at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course hindered CORE autosport’s progress in the fourth round of the IMSA WeatherTech Championship. Without any full-course cautions to make up the lost ground, a 13th-place finish was the result.   Starting from 14th, Bennett got caught up in a tangle…

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STRONG QUALIFYING PACE FOR CORE AT MID-OHIO

LEXINGTON, Ohio (May 5, 2018) – In his first visit to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course since 2012, Jon Bennett qualified 14th for Round Four of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.   Driving the No. 54 Composite Resources / Flex-Box ORECA 07 LM P2 Bennett’s lap times quickened throughout the 15-minute qualifying session. At the checkered…

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BENNETT WILL RACE IN ROAD TO LE MANS

ROCK HILL, S.C. (May 3, 2018) – CORE autosport owner/driver Jon Bennett will race in the 2018 Road to Le Mans at Circuit de la Sarthe in France. The June race is a support event for the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans.   The Road to Le Mans consists of two 55-minutes races, which…

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CORE TAKES PROTOTYPE FIGHT TO MID-OHIO

ROCK HILL, S.C. (May 1, 2018) – CORE autosport returns to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the first time since 2012. The permanent road course hosts Round Four of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.   Mid-Ohio marks the first true road course on the 2018 IMSA schedule, an attribute that should play to the ORECA…

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STRONG PERFORMANCE OF 911 RSR GOES UNREWARDED AT LONG BEACH

LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 14, 2018) – After the Porsche 911 RSR celebrated its first win of the IMSA SportsCar Championship season at the 12 Hours of Sebring, the situation at Long Beach looked just as promising for a long time. At the shortest race of the year, on the narrow street circuit in California,…

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CORE NETS TOP 10 FINISH AT LONG BEACH

LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 14, 2018) – CORE autosport survived the treacherous streets of Long Beach and took home a top-10 finish in Round Three of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.   Starting from 13th, Jon Bennett avoided some opening lap chaos that collected a Prototype and brought out the first of three full-course cautions.…

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BENNETT RISES TO LONG BEACH QUALIFYING CHALLENGE

LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 13, 2018) – Jon Bennett’s first Prototype-class qualifying attempt took place on the concrete-lined street course in Long Beach, California. Bennett qualified 13th for Saturday’s BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach, the third round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.   The nature of a street course and…

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