IMSA’s WeatherTech Sports Car Championship is in the commonwealth of Virginia this weekend for the Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway.
With DPi and LMP2 entries not entered in today’s 2 hour, 40 minute event, the cars and stars of the GTLM and GTD classes will battle not only for their respective class victories, but also the overall race victory.
The 21-car starting grid features 8 GTLM entries and 13 GTD entries.
Laurens Vanthoor starts this afternoon’s race from the pole position after posting a flying lap of 1 minute, 40:630 seconds around the 17-turn, 3.27-mile circuit during yesterday’s qualifying session.
Jan Magnussen will start today’s race from the second position in the No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R.
Live, flag-to-flag coverage of the Michelin GT Challenge begins at 1:30 p.m. ET this afternoon on NBCSN, with streaming available on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.