Michelin Encore: Weekend Photos

November 12, 2018

Michelin Encore: Weekend Photos

November 12, 2018

Check out a selection of photos from this weekend’s inaugural Michelin IMSA SportsCar Encore. This was the first race for LMP3, GT4 and TCR specification competitors to race with Michelin in IMSA competition.

For the full gallery, check out the MichelinRacingUSA.com Photo Feed. All photos courtesy of Michelin.

WINNERS

Overall/LMP3 winners Roman de Angelis, Kyle Kirkwood, No. 13 ANSA Motorsports Ligier JS P3

GT4 winner Kyle Marcelli, No. 60 Roush Performance/KohR Motorsports Ford Mustang GT4

TCR winners Remo Ruscitti, Marco Cirone, No. 82 Mark Motors Racing Audi RS3 LMS TCR.

PODIUM

LMP3 class podium.

GT4 class podium.

GT4 winners Dean Martin, Kyle Marcelli, Nate Stacy, No. 60 Roush Performance/KohR Motorsports Ford Mustang GT4

TCR class podium.

TCR winner Marco Cirone, No. 82 Mark Motors Racing Audi RS3 LMS TCR.

First place trophies for the TCR class.

MICHELIN SNAPS

Morning glory sunrise at the Michelin tire workshop.

Michelin North America’s Robbie Holley and John Church on pit lane.

Several of the Michelin Tire Specialists on site at Michelin IMSA SportsCar Encore.

ON-TRACK ACTION

The pre-event, open grid fan walk.

Race start of the Michelin IMSA SportsCar Encore.

No. 22 GMG Racing Audi R8 LMS GT4, No. 82 Mark Motors Racing Audi RS3 LMS TCR, No. 54 JDC-Miller Motorsports Audi RS3 LMS TCR

No. 2 ANSA Motorsports Ligier JS P3, Jon Brownson, Dakota Dickerson, Neil Alberico

No. 93 Carbahn Motorsports Audi R8 LMS GT4

Pit stop, No. 60 Roush Performance/KohR Motorsports Ford Mustang GT4

Pit stop, No. 54 JDC-Miller Motorsports Audi RS3 LMS TCR, driven by Michael Johnson and Stephen Simpson.

Nos. 60 and 59 Roush Performance/KohR Motorsports Ford Mustang GT4s.

A gaggle of LMP3 cars, led by No. 13 ANSA Motorsports Ligier JS P3.

A handful of LMP3 competitors exit Turn 17.

PORTRAITS

Kenton Koch, No. 25 P1 Motorsports Ligier JS P3

Guy Cosmo, Patrick Byrne, No. 84 JDC Motorsports Ligier JS P3

Michael Johnson, Stephen Simpson, No. 54 JDC-Miller Motorsports Audi RS3 LMS TCR

Katherine Legge, No. 40 Polestar Motor Racing Ligier JS P3 (Encore only). She’ll be in the No. 57 Caterpillar Acura NSX GT3 Evo with Meyer Shank Racing, in partnership with Heinricher Racing, LLC, in 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season.

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