2019 Motul Petit Le Mans

A Perfect Ending to IMSA’s 50th Anniversary Season at Road Atlanta’s Petit Le Mans

IMSA Road Atlanta - Motul Petit Le Mans - Ferrari in turn 5

The first thing that struck me as I arrived at Road Atlanta just after sunset on Thursday was the massive sweeping downhill Turn 11 and the shooting star-like bursts of headlights that explode over the top of the hill and rocket down toward the start/finish line. Unlike the decidedly flat road course at Daytona, where the IMSA season begins each year, the season-finale Petit Le Mans is a hilly circuit with more ups and downs than an angry ocean ahead of a hurricane. Shaped like a pork chop, this technical 2.54 mile track provides the perfect canvas for exciting racing from start to finish.

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