The defending champion #5 Action Express Coyote Corvette DP was quickest in the afternoon sessions, while its sister car the #31 Action Express/Whelen Coyote Corvette was quickest in the morning. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)
IMSA WeatherTech Kicks Off Twelve Hours of Sebring Weekend
SEBRING, Fla.—The 64th running of the IMSAWeatherTech Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida—that’s the official name of the Sebring 12 Hours—starts at 10:40 a.m. this Saturday, March 19. Practice for the race started Thursday morning, with 49 cars entered in the four classes: 12 Prototypes, 7 Prototype Challenge, 10 GT Le Mans, and 20 in GT Daytona.
The event is supported by a series of support events: the Continental Tire Sportscar Challenge Sebring 150 starts at just after noon Friday, with Mazda Lites, Porsche GT3 Cup, and Historic Sportscar Racing each running a pair of races.
The IMSA WeatherTecjh Series will qualify Friday afternoon, following the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race.
Multi-platinum recording artist B.o.B will be featured in Friday night’s “Rock The Grid” concert at the track. B.o.B. will be joined by Leroy Sanchez and Alys Ffion at the 7 p.m. event at the 93.3 FLZ Spring Brake Party Zone at Sebring International Raceway
Tickets can be purchased online through the IMSA website or the Sebring Raceway site, and can also be bought at the track.