Formula E
14 Feb
-
15 Feb
Event finished
R
Marrakesh E-prix
27 Feb
-
29 Feb
Next event in
6 days
Formula 1 MotoGP
05 Mar
-
08 Mar
FP1 in
14 days
R
Thailand GP
19 Mar
-
22 Mar
FP1 in
28 days
NASCAR Cup
08 Feb
-
17 Feb
Event finished
21 Feb
-
23 Feb
First Practice in
1 day
IndyCar
13 Mar
-
15 Mar
Next event in
21 days
R
Birmingham
03 Apr
-
05 Apr
Next event in
42 days
WEC
22 Feb
-
23 Feb
FP1 in
1 day
18 Mar
-
20 Mar
Next event in
26 days

Visit Florida Racing tests its new Riley-Gibson

shares
comments
Visit Florida Racing tests its new Riley-Gibson
By:
Dec 11, 2016, 11:10 PM

Renger van der Zande and Marc Goossens have completed a shakedown test of their Gibson-engined Riley Mk XXX.

Drivers Renger van der Zande and Marc Goossens with the new VisitFlorida.com Racing Riley-Gibson
VisitFlorida.com Racing Riley-Gibson
VisitFlorida.com Racing Riley-Gibson
VisitFlorida.com Racing Riley-Gibson
#90 VisitFlorida.com Racing Corvette DP: Marc Goossens, Ryan Dalziel, Ryan Hunter-Reay

The team tested at Carolina Motorsports Park prior to next week’s two-day IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship test at Daytona, December 13-14.

Van der Zande was announced last month as VFR’s replacement for Ryan Dalziel, who is heading to the Pirelli World Challenge. Van der Zande spent three seasons in the Prototype Challenge class racing for Starworks Motorsport, and the 30-year-old Dutchman clinched the title this year.

Another new addition for VFR in 2017 will be Michael Harvey who has joined after managing the Fall-Line Motorsports campaigns in IMSA and SCCA. Before entering the sportscar scene, he was in open-wheel racing, managing the Pacific Coast Motorsport team.

He said: “I am grateful to have had the experience that I had at Fall Line Motorsports and will miss that group but this was entirely too much of an opportunity to pass up.

“Right now is a really exciting time for IMSA, because everything is new and we are all starting from the same point – there is a lot to be learned about these new cars. With the stability and success that Troy [Flis, team owner] and the Visit Florida team have had, it is a very attractive opportunity for me.”

Next article
Sims, Tomczyk join BMW Team RLL for full 2017 season

Previous article

Sims, Tomczyk join BMW Team RLL for full 2017 season

Next article

Conway to make Rolex 24 debut with Action Express

Conway to make Rolex 24 debut with Action Express
Load comments