AUSTIN, Texas - Sebastian Landy (Great Falls, Va.) put together two solid races - finishing sixth in race one and fourth in race two - in the No.49 Porsche 911 GT in the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama doubleheader at Circuit of The Americas.
Landy's weekend did not start the way he wanted it when he qualified eighth for the first of two Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge races. In race one, Landy managed to come out of a couple of first laps incidents unscathed. This helped him advance a few positions. From there, Landy looked for the right opportunity to make a move into the top three. But, a mistake on the last lap saw him drop from fourth to sixth.
TAVARES, Fla. (May 2, 2017) - Sebastian Landy (Great Falls, Va.) is heading to the Circuit of the Americas IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama doubleheader weekend looking to repeat past successes at the Austin, Texas track.
Landy is currently fourth in the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Platinum Class standings. Landy has had success at COTA. Last year he swept the weekend winning both of the Porsche Cup Gold Class races.
Holly C. Job, 66, passed away today, April 29, 2017 after a 19-month battle with cancer. She was born June 13, 1950 in Pittsfield, Mass. Holly is survived by her husband Alex Job, sister Karen Dunlap, and brother Eugene Hord.
Holly and Alex married in 1983 and the couple enjoyed traveling the country in their motor coach to the races. She also enjoyed reading, TV, her cats, dance and playing bunko with the ladies in the neighborhood. In recent years, she delighted in traveling for several visits to Hawaii with old high school friends and that also happens to be where they spent their honeymoon.
Holly and Alex started Alex Job Racing in 1988 and built it into one of the most successful sports car racing teams in motorsports. Known for her bright smile and talkative spirit, she touched so many lives in the racing community - a community of people she loved very much. The entire motorsports community mourns her passing.
Holly gave so much of her life to helping Alex build a successful race team that the couple was recognized and inducted into Sebring Hall of Fame in 2016. Together, Alex Job Racing has amassed 70 wins (since 1995); including two Rolex 24 GT Class wins in 1999 and 2013. This record is supported by 48 pole positions and 106 podium finishes. The team has won five championships (GTC 2013, 2012, GT in 2004, 2003 and 2002) complimented by their two GT class wins at Le Mans. The team also has 10 Sebring 12-hour wins.
TAVARES, Fla. (April 26, 2017) - Sebastian Landy (Great Falls, Va.) had an up and down two races last weekend in the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama doubleheader at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama.
He was able to qualify the Alex Job Racing prepared No.49 Porsche 911 GT car in fifth for both races. In race one, he had contact early and recorded a sixth place finish. In race two, in the rain, he was running in the top six when he made a pass and had contact which sent him off the track and relegated him to being classified in 13th.