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34 Entries for Laguna Seca

Entry list released for next weekend’s Motul Course de Monterey powered by Hyundai N…

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A total of 34 cars across three IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship classes are set for next weekend’s Motul Course de Monterey powered by Hyundai N, marking the return of the GTD Pro class for the first time since the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.

Released on Wednesday, the entry list features ten GTPs, nine GTD Pro and 15 GTD cars that are set to do battle for the first time on the 2.238-mile circuit since its resurfacing last year.

The GTP category sees no changes to the entry list since Long Beach, with the exception of the No. 5 Proton Competition Porsche 963, which still has a to-be-determined driver alongside Gianmaria Bruni.

Mike Rockenfeller, who teamed with Bruni at Long Beach, is racing in the No. 64 Multimatic Motorsports Ford Mustang GT3 in GTD Pro at Laguna.

Harry Tincknell, meanwhile, is confirmed in the No. 64 with Rockenfeller, meaning the Englishman is set to miss the FIA World Endurance Championship round at Spa-Francorchamps as a result despite appearing on the entry list in Proton’s Porsche Hypercar entry.

The No. 23 Heart of Racing Team Aston Martin Vantage GT3 Evo will see Mario Farnbacher sub for Alex Riberas, who will be on WEC duty in Spa that weekend, while Spencer Pumpelly is set for his second start in the team’s No. 27 Aston in GTD.

The only change in the GTD entry list, compared to the full-season cars that took part in Long Beach, is Turner Motorsport’s BMW M4 GT3, which will carry the No. 557 instead of its traditional No. 96.

This is to signify the its 557th start in sports car racing competition with BMW next weekend, when it will become the team with the most races worldwide for the manufacturer.

As previously reported by Sportscar365, Wright Motorsports will field its No. 120 Porsche 911 GT3 R for Elliott Skeer and Adam Adelson, marking an expansion from its initial six-race program.

John Dagys is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Sportscar365. Dagys spent eight years as a motorsports correspondent for and SPEED Channel and has contributed to numerous other motorsports publications worldwide. Contact John

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