|February 17 is the final day of the SuperSebring advance purchase ticket discount for all Supertickets (4-day, Friday-Saturday, and Saturday only tickets). After that date, gate prices apply to all Sebring tickets.Gates open on Wednesday, March 18 for SuperSebring, featuring the 68th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring on Saturday, March 21, preceded on Friday by the 1000 Miles of Sebring FIA World Endurance Championship race. Thursday’s schedule includes the Alan Jay 120 Michelin Pilot Challenge race and the IMSA Prototype Challenge.Many of Sebring’s premium tickets are nearing a sell-out, including the Celebrity Cruises Luxury Lounge and the Gurney Pit Terrace. You can order tickets online at sebringraceway.com or call 800.626.7223. All Sebring tickets include access to the competitor paddock and children 12 and under are admitted free when accompanied by a paying adult. Free parking is located out the track.|
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Tom Kristensen Named SuperSebring Grand Marshal
One of the greatest names in Sebring and Le Mans history, Tom Kristensen, will serve as Grand Marshal at Sebring. The record-breaking Dane will wave the green flag for both the FIA World Endurance Championship’s 1000 Miles of Sebring on Friday, March 20, and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s 68th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Presented by Advance Auto Parts on Saturday, March 21.Known affectionately as “Mr. Le Mans,” the 2013 World Endurance Champion holds the record for the most overall wins at the Twelve Hours of Sebring (1999, 2000, 2005-6, 2009, 2012) and at the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1997, 2000-2005, 2008, 2013). Turn 3 has officially been re-named Kristensen Corner in his honor.Kristensen has the distinction of winning in every category of motorsport in which he has raced, chalking up countless international wins and championships including the German and Japanese F3 championships in his earlier days and the 2001 American Le Mans Series and 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship in the second half of his career.“It’s a great honor to be named Grand Marshal for both events and I can’t wait to be back at Sebring,” stated Tom. “The particular challenges of this historic track are still clear in my mind, and the event always has such fantastic competitors and fans! I consider myself very lucky to have won the 12-hour race six times and have so many great memories of incredible battles over the years. You have to be tough to win at Sebring – both the car and the driver – and the slogan ‘Respect the bumps’ is one of the truest in all motorsport.”
Sebring Announces 2020 Hall of Fame Inductees
Two drivers who paved the way for women in motorsports, Lyn St. James and Janet Guthrie, lead a stellar class of four inductees into the Sebring Hall of Fame. Dick Barbour Racing, a winner of three-consecutive 12 Hours of Sebring races and the legendary Bruce McLaren round out this year’s inductees who will be honored the night before the 68th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Presented by Advance Auto Parts.
Lyn St. James
Lyn St. James recorded an incredible career in motorsports. With seven Indy 500 starts and great success at road racing, St. James has been an inspirational force for women in all sports, especially auto racing. St. James won six IMSA GT races, including once at the 12 Hours of Sebring. She finished fifth overall at Sebring in 1983 driving an Aston Martin prototype. St. James has earned a class win at the Nurburgring and has seven top five finishes in the Trans-Am series. Among her many honors, she was selected by Sports Illustrated as one of the Top 100 Female Athletes of the Century.
Before becoming the first female to compete in the Indianapolis 500 and Daytona 500, Janet Guthrie was an accomplished sports car racer. The aeronautical engineer competed at Sebring eight times, winning class twice. In her first Sebring start in 1967, she won class driving a Matra with Liane Engeman. In 1970 she teamed with Rosemary Smith and Judy Kondratiff in an Austin-Healey Sprite to win class and finish 19th overall. Guthrie has been inducted into the International Women’s Hall of Fame.
The legendary race car designer and driver from New Zealand had remarkable success at Sebring. McLaren won at Sebring three times in completely different types of cars. In 1959, he won the only Formula One race held at Sebring. His victory in the 12 Hours of Sebring came in 1967 when he co-drove a Ford with Mario Andretti, dominating the race and becoming the first team to average over 100 mph for 12 Hours. In a supporting race at Sebring for GT cars in 1962, he won driving a Fiat Abarth. Although his career was cut short in a fatal testing accident at Goodwood in 1970, his name lives on in the McLaren team, one of the most successful Formula One teams ever, and the McLaren road cars.
Dick Barbour Racing
Dick Barbour Racing was a dominant force in endurance racing. The native Californian’s team won three consecutive Sebring 12 Hour races from 1978-1980. Barbour also excelled at the wheel, co-driving to victory at Sebring in 1980 with John Fitzpatrick. Barbour won the IMSA Championship in 1980 and became the first American team to win the coveted Porsche Cup. A return to racing in 2000 resulted in Dick Barbour Racing winning the ALMS GT championship with Porsche. Barbour also has three class wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. He finished second overall in 1979 driving with Paul Newman and Rolf Stommelen.
2020 HAGERTY CARS & CAFFEINE AT SEBRING INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY
Saturday, February 29, 2020
The Hagerty Cars & Caffeine at Sebring on Saturday, February 29 is open to all classic, vintage, exotic, vintage motorcycles and collectible cars. All car clubs are welcome and will receive their own corral. Each $45 car show registration includes:2 weekend passes to the Vintage & Trans Am Auto RaceTouring on the Sebring International Raceway in your show car VIP Parking
Event poster and programFull access to the racecar paddock
Be a part of the SVRA “Spring Vintage Classic” Race Weekend held at the famed Sebring International Raceway! You will enjoy hundreds of vintage and historic racecars and the Trans AM series as they roar around this historic track. Come out for the day or the weekend.
Register Here >>>For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 863-698-8620.