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The GT Daytona class honours at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season finale at Road Atlanta went the way of the #29 Montaplast by Land-Motorsport audi r8 lms trio of Connor de Phillippi, Christopher Mies and Sheldon van der Linde, with each The trio competed in an Audi R8 LMS GT3. Van der Linde tells us how the opportunity to participate came about: “During August 2017 Land-Motorsport contacted me regarding the possibility of competing in the Petit Le Mans race as they needed a FIA Silver It was the team’s third start of the season in the No. 29 Audi R8 LMS GT3, after finishing second at the Rolex 24 At Daytona and fourth at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida. It was the first career WeatherTech Championship NBCSN’s Verizon IndyCar Series analyst Townsend Bell is back behind the wheel at this weekend’ Petit Le Mans, with he, Bill Sweedler and Frankie Montecalvo piloting the Alex Job Racing Audi R8 LMS. Bell has been a part-time competitor in the IMSA .