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35 Entries for LMP2 Headline Race at CTMP

Bumper grid for LMP2, GTD Pro, GTD round at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park…

Photo: Mike Levitt/IMSA

A total of 35 cars are set for next weekend’s Chevrolet Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, in a LMP2 headline race for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

The entry list, released on Wednesday, features a dozen LMP2 cars, a number with revised driver lineups due to the clashing FIA World Endurance Championship round at Interlagos.

GTP stars Renger van der Zande (Tower Motorsports), Filipe Albuquerque (United Autosports), Pipo Derani (Richard Mille AF Corse) and Louis Deletraz (AO Racing) are all subbing for full-time WEC drivers in the class.

Additionally, Scott Huffaker will sub for Mikkel Jensen in the No. 11 TDS Racing Oreca 07 Gibson, while Bronze-rated driver Stuart Wiltshire is set for his series debut in the No. 18 Era Motorsport entry.

As previously reported by Sportscar365, Mario Farnbacher will be back in the No. 23 Heart of Racing Team Aston Martin Vantage GT3 Evo, as a fill-in for the WEC-bound Alex Riberas.

The team’s No. 27 Aston in GTD will again feature Spencer Pumpelly, who is subbing for Zach Robichon.

Of note, the driver lineup for Andretti Motorsports’ Porsche 911 GT3 R has yet to be announced. Jarett Andretti and Gabby Chaves had been the nominated full-time pilots.

Additionally, Wright Motorsports’ No. 120 Porsche 911 GT3 R of Adam Adelson and Elliott Skeer, which currently sit sixth in the GTD standings, is not entered.

The team, which initially committed to the Michelin Endurance Cup races plus Long Beach, added the sprint round at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca with an eye towards potentially completing the season.

Track action gets underway on Friday July 12, with the two-hour and 40-minute race set for Sunday at 11:05 a.m. EDT.

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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