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.

byRip ShaubOct 18, 2018 9:17 AM
Track/Side: Scenes From the 2018 Petit Le Mans
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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:

The 3GT Lexus RC F GT3 crests the hill at Turn 3., © Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved
Performance Tech Motorsports in their Oreca LMP2 Prototype entry., © Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved
Wright Motorsports' Porsche 911 GT3 R gets some air in Turn 3 during practice., © Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved
One of Mazda Team Joest's RT24-P DPi entries glows into the night., © Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved
Light trails through The Esses at Road Atlanta., © Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved
The race start had Tequila Patron on the pole with the two Mazda prototypes right behind., © Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved
Porsche GT's factory entry through the trees above Turn 5., © Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved
Mazda Team Joest as the sun sets on Road Atlanta., © Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved
Land Motorsports' Audi R8 and Porsche's 911 pass under the bridge and head for Turn 12., © Rip Shaub - All Rights Reserved