The 17 GT Daytona entries will lead the field of 26 cars for Accura Grumpli on Long Beach. It will be the first race on the streets of Long Beach since 2019 after the pandemic stopped driving in 2020.
DPi and GT Le Mans are not surprising, but entries from Scuderia Corsa, GMG Motorsport and Ogara Motorsport have strengthened the GTD space.
California-based Scuderia Corsa has made its first start since the 24 Hours of Daytona in January, pairing experienced Colin Braun and Daniel Manchinelli with the Ferrari 488 GT3. (Photo above).. This is Brown’s first GT start since 2017 and Mancinelli’s first start at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
No. is another driver who only has one rookie and a second career start. 26 Hold the reins of the Ogara Motorsport Mercedes AMG GT3. Stephen Agakani makes his series debut and Jacob Eidson returns to the second race.
James Sofronas launches its first Weathertech Championship since 2014 with the No. 34 GMG Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R. The second driver of the car has not been nominated. Sofronas is the team owner of GMG and is competing in various SRO approved series in North America this year.
Long Beach Acura Grand Prix will be held from September 24-26.
https://racer.com/2021/09/16/braun-joins-scuderia-corsa-in-expanded-long-beach-gtd-field/ Brown joins Scuderia Corsa in the extended Long Beach GTD field