43 automobiles listed with titles in all 5 lessons of the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship line up on the 2022 season finale, the historic twenty fifth Motul Petit Le Mans at Michelin Raceway Highway Atlanta on October 1.
DPI: 7 Automobiles
The DPI class options seven starters for his or her remaining aggressive outing with Acura on high for championship glory and Cadillac trying to snatch the final word ‘traditional’ of the case from its grasp.
The pair of Acuras sees Brandon Hartley becoming a member of Wayne Taylor Racing within the #10 ARX 05 and Hi there Castroneves as soon as once more within the #60 Meyer Shank Racing Machine.
Within the Cadillac pack, further punch has been added to the #01 and #02 Cadillac Racing/Ganassi automobiles by Scott Dixon and Ryan Hunter-Ray.
Mike Conway as soon as once more joined the #31 Motion Specific/Whelan effort, with Loik Duval becoming a member of the #5 JDC Miller/Mustang sampling automobile.
The return of the #48 Alley/Motion Specific Automobile for Jimmy Johnson, Kamui Kobayashi and Mike Rockenefeller completes the category subject.
LMP2: 6 Automobiles
It is six for the LMP2 class after the #29 Racing Staff Netherlands entry was withdrawn following the arrest, and the current launch of Frits van Aard as a part of an ongoing Dutch investigation into cash laundering prices.
Except for that conundrum, listed within the remaining six is the anticipated trio of drivers.
Sebastian Montoya returns as deliberate for the #81 DragonSpeed effort. Rui Andrade #8 Tower Motorsports is again with ORECA, Tristan Nez continues in #11 PR1 Mathiassen automobile, Fabio Scherer as soon as once more promotes Excessive Class Racing #20 and you’re a new face in Period Motorsport as Kyle Tilly steps apart, his common seat taken by 2020 Indy Lights Race winner Christian Rasmussen from Denmark.
LMP3: 8 Automobiles
The LMP3 was initially elevated to 11 automobiles for the season finale, however has now been diminished to eight.
The AWA Racing/Forty 7 Motorsports squad initially added a complete of three Ducanes (the entry as a complete has 6 Ligiers and 5 Ducanes) – Matt Bell, Anthony Mantella and Wayne Boyd with the now withdrawn #7 Forty 7 automobile was listed in. All three are additionally listed in a single or the opposite of the AWA listed automobiles.
Additionally withdrawn from the preliminary entry have been Muehlner Motorsport’s Duqueine and FastMD Racing, which had been scheduled to see Colin Noble’s IMSA debut.
ELMS racer Nico Pino #33 of Chile joins the Sean Creech Motorsports effort.
GTD Professional: 7 Automobiles
A 3rd tier that numbered seven automobiles, the GTD Professional is promoted by the (re)addition of the #79 WeatherTech Racing Mercedes AMG with a mixture of Michael Grenier, Maxi Buhak and Maxi Götz in an effort to take a double PLM win for the staff. .
ROAD BACK FOR MORE IN Atlanta Reci Competizione Ferrari Staff, #62 Ferrari 499 GT3 Fielding David Rigon, James Calado and Daniel Cera are in one other high-quality effort.
Corvette racing is once more strengthened by Nikki Katsberg with Felipe Nasr on parallel obligation within the #9 Porsche once more in his solo entry with Pfaff Motorsport.
Kyle Kirkwood rejoined the #14 Lexus effort and Jesse Krohn was added to the #25 BMW Staff RLL staff.
Lastly, #23 Coronary heart of Racing Aston Martin noticed Tom Gamble swap from GTD Enduro Obligation to GTD Professional.
GTD: 15 Automobiles
As soon as once more the numerically largest class on the grid, 16 automobiles from 9 totally different GT3 producers will make for a daily dollop of GT racing leisure.
Acura is represented by the returning Gradient Racing staff, finishing their Michelin Endurance Cup program, the #66 NSX GT3 Evo2 once more pushed by Kyffin Simpson, Lola proprietor Until Bechtolsheimer and Mario Farnbacher.
A pair of Aston Martins #44 Magnus Racing Vantage additionally sees the #44 Magnus Racing Vantage full its endurance marketing campaign, with Spencer Pampelli rejoining the staff after Andy Lally and John Potter joined VIR final month within the staff occasion.
After a minor early-season reshuffle (see above in GTD Professional) with the trio employed in Coronary heart of Racing Stick GTD, Roman de Angelis is trying to safe the GTD drivers’ title in #27.
The BMW M4 is a pair of GT3s, one from Paul Miller Racing and Turner Motorsport and there aren’t any surprises within the driver line-up.
There’s additionally a pair of Ferraris, AF Corse’s #21 488 GT3 return, as confirmed at DSC earlier this week and the final for his or her staff of 488s earlier than the already-confirmed swap to a brand new one The Cetilar Racing occasion was deliberate in attendance. 296 GT3 for subsequent season. Ulysse de Pauw will substitute Antonio Foucault within the Cetilar line-up
Lamborghini is represented by #39 by Caraban with Peregrine Racing Huracan (Robert Megenis, Corey Lewis and Jeff Westphal) and #42 – NTE Sport/SSR efficiency automobile for Jaden Conwright, Marco Holzer Auto and Don Yount.
Vassar Sullivan Lexus squad subject their common trio within the #14 RCF GT3 with a GTD Professional effort
Important Motorsports is making a late return to its #59 McLaren
In the meantime, Inception Racing has introduced on Seb Prioulx together with Brendan Iribe and Jordan Pepper of their #70 McLaren.
Mercedes AMG has a pair of automobiles on entry with the #57 Winward Racing automobile for Russell Ward, Philip Ellis and Marvin Dienst and the #32 Staff Korthoff automobile of Mike Schein, Steven McAleer and Dirk Mueller.
Lastly, Porsche additionally has a pair of buyer automobiles, the #16 Wright Motorsport 911 GT3R for Ryan Hardwick USA, Zachary Robichon and Jan Heylen, and the returning #99 staff Hardpoint for Rob Ferriol, Katherine Legge and Nick Boulle. automobile.
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