Newly-Crowned IndyCar Champion Simon Pagenaud to Compete at Petit Le Mans
Simon Pagenaud, who has quite the history at Road Atlanta, was recently crowned IndyCar champion after a thrilling victory in the IndyCar season finale at Sonoma Raceway. Having spent many of his formative years as a race car driver in the American Le Mans Series and having turned many laps at Road Atlanta during those years, Pagenaud returns to the track for IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season finale.
Christina Nielsen Poised to Take GTD Title
With a 32-point lead over second place heading into the final race of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season, Christina Nielsen and her No. 63 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 488 team are looking to make history at this year's Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort.
Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort Joins Road Atlanta’s Petit Le Mans as Presenting Sponsor
Road Atlanta and Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort have partnered for the 2016 edition of the world-renowned Petit Le Mans sportscar endurance race, as Harrah’s joins the event as the new presenting sponsor.
The 19th Annual Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort is a four-day motorsports festival, running September 28th through October 1st, at the historic Road Atlanta road course in north Georgia. First-class teams from the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will compete for top honors in the 10-hour endurance classic, which features four different classes of some of the most high-tech race cars in the world.