Race week is almost in full force for the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. With many drivers gearing up and fans beginning to start their journey towards Austin, we thought it would be good to give you some key drivers to watch out for.
Hitting almost every prestigious event in motor sport, this Danish professional driver has made an enormous impact on the world of auto racing. Magnussen began his Formula One™ career at the 1995 Pacific Grand Prix, which paved the way for his permanent seat on the Stewart Grand Prix Team from 1997-1998. From there he moved into racing in cart races and entered his first American Le Mans Series with Panoz in 1999. Today he is gearing up for another thrilling ride at the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
Reigning from New Zealand and currently competing as a factory driver for Porsche, Earl Bamber is ready to hit the track next weekend in Austin, Texas. Starting his career at the young age of 12 in kart racing, Bamber has continued to rise in skill and finesse. One of his biggest, recent wins was at the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans and being the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is modeled after his international race, we strongly believe that Earl Bamber will be a strong contender for the top prize.
With an extensive racing career under his belt, Westbrook is a driver you are going to want to watch while at the 2016IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Accomplishing his first win in 1990 at the British Karting Championship, Westbrook launched his career into many more successful teams and races throughout his racing life. Having a notable career with both Porsche, Corvette and Ford, this British professional racing driver continue to set unbelievable precedents.
Grab Your Ticket, Before It’s Too Late!
With plenty of action filled races from Thursday through Saturday, the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is proven to produce a good time for all fans hitting the COTA Track. With appearances by Le Mans driver and owner, exclusive on-site hospitality in the climate-controlled Paddock building and a premium open bar… what are you waiting for?