Track/Side: Scenes From the 2018 Petit Le Mans

The Drive was at Road Atlanta with IMSA for the 21st annual Petit Le Mans. Here are some trackside views of the action.

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The final race of the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship season, Petit Le Mans, was held at Road Atlanta last weekend. There, teams gathered for the 10-hour endurance running and brought their sharpest cars—as well as their finest competitors—for a shot at glory and bragging rights. 

We have the race coverage elsewhere, but here's a deeper look at some of the contenders that we captured trackside:

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The 3GT Lexus RC F GT3 crests the hill at Turn 3.

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Performance Tech Motorsports in their Oreca LMP2 Prototype entry.

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Wright Motorsports' Porsche 911 GT3 R gets some air in Turn 3 during practice.

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One of Mazda Team Joest's RT24-P DPi entries glows into the night.

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Light trails through The Esses at Road Atlanta.

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The race start had Tequila Patron on the pole with the two Mazda prototypes right behind.

Porsche GT's factory entry through the trees above Turn 5.
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Porsche GT's factory entry through the trees above Turn 5.

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Mazda Team Joest as the sun sets on Road Atlanta.

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Land Motorsports' Audi R8 and Porsche's 911 pass under the bridge and head for Turn 12.