|Entry List Announced for the 67th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring |
Presented by Advance Auto Parts
|A stellar 38-car field will take the green flag at 10:40 a.m. on Saturday, |
March 16, for America’s oldest sports car race. The second round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will be preceded on Friday, March 15, by the 1,000 Miles of Sebring FIA World Endurance Championship race.
This unique doubleheader makes SuperSebring one of the greatest sports car racing events ever held in North America. Gates open at 6 a.m. on
Wednesday. Tickets can be purchased online, at the gate or by calling
800.626.7223. Children 12 and under are admitted free when
accompanied by a paying adult.
Fan Events Highlight SuperSebring Schedule
A wide variety of special attractions for fans are part of SuperSebring 2019. In addition to all the on-track action, here are just a few of the fan events:
Driver Autograph Sessions – Friday (March 15) in the competitor paddock, meet all the drivers competing in both feature races.
Grid Walks – Before each race, fans can walk the pit lane and get a close-up view of the world’s best road racing machines.
Manufacturer Display on the Midway – several leading manufacturers will have displays on the Midway, including Hundai, Lexus, Porsche, Cadillac, Chevrolet, BMW, Michelin and Mazda.
Gallery of Legends – See 12 legendary cars from Sebring’s past, including the famed Lowenbrau Porsche 962. A great way to celebrate IMSA’s 50th Anniversary!
Spring Brake Party Zone – Music and entertainment Friday and Saturday at the stage in Green Park (see schedule below).
Fireworks both Friday and Saturday night.
In addition, Sebring is offering great new viewing opportunities this year, including the elevated embankments of the new Green Park bridge and grandstands in both Turn 3 and Turn 9.
|Downtown Sebring Hosts Fan Fest and Transporter Parade on |
|All roads will truly lead to the Sebring Circle Tuesday, March 12 when the second annual IMSA Twelve Hour Fan Fest at Historic Downtown Sebring gets underway with a Transporter Parade featuring more than 40 IMSA WeatherTech Championship entries. |
The free community event will allow fans to See the Cars and Meet the
Stars as the elaborately designed transporters enter Circle Park Drive
from Sebring Parkway and North Ridgewood Drive at 5:30 p.m. Music
and entertainment at the circle will start at 5 p.m. Drivers competing in
the 67th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Advance Auto
Parts will be taking part in autograph sessions, fan forums and meet and greets. The fan forum will begin at 6 p.m. and the autograph session will begin at 6:30 p.m. Food trucks, Sebring International Raceway displays,
photo opportunities with the Corvette pace car and several of the world’s fastest and most technologically advanced race cars from the IMSA
WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will be on display.
|Other highlights will include a pinewood derby, opportunities to win race tickets and other giveaways. IMSA and Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring merchandise, race posters and programs will be available for purchase. |
The event will celebrate the significance of the historic race for residents of Highlands County and be a way for the city of Sebring, IMSA and
Sebring International Raceway to say thank you to residents and fans
who make the 12-Hour Classic what it is today. For more information
regarding the pinewood derby, please visit www.eventbrite.com. Heats will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will include sessions for junior, intermediate, and seniors.