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  • Alex Job Racing Audi R8 LMS to Start from Eighth Row at Lime Rock

    Lime Rock Qualifying

    LAKEVILLE, Ct., (July 21, 2017) - Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.) and Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) will start from the eighth row for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park tomorrow.

    Under a warm sun, nearly 90-degrees, the track located two-and-a-half hours north of New York City, proved to be tricky when the drivers and AJR crew were setting up the No. 23 Audi R8 LMS today at Lime Rock Park.

  • Alex Job Racing Headed to Lime Rock with Audi R8 LMS

    Lime Rock Preview

    TAVARES, Fla., - Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.) and Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) are heading to Lime Rock Park for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Northeast Grand Prix this weekend, July 21-22.

    The track located two-and-a-half hours north of New York City, Lime Rock Park is a short circuit measuring just 1.5-miles. The little track in a valley has just seven-turns, comprised of six right-handers and one left-hand turn. Lap times for the GTD Class cars will be in the range of 53-seconds. This will have the drivers, crew members and strategists on their toes for two-hours-and-forty minutes on Saturday.

  • Alex Job Racing Audi R8 Finishes 14th in GTD at Watkins Glen

    Watkins Glen 6 Race

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.), Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) and Frankie Montecalvo (Highlands, N.J.), finished 14th in the GTD class in Sunday's IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen.

    Bell started 16th on the GTD grid and his No. 23 Audi R8 LMS ran a nearly flawlessly throughout his first stint. In fact, he had the car in the top 10 just 22 laps into the six hour race. But, no sooner than he got into the top 10, the left rear tire on the No. 23 Audi went flat exiting the Turn 1 curbing. Subsequently, Bell had to limp the car around the 3.4-mile, 11-turn road course back to pit lane. This put the team two laps down with a little more than five hours remaining.

  • Alex Job Racing's Landy has tough weekend at Watkins Glen International

    Watkins Glen Race

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - It was a tough couple of days for Sebastian Landy (Great Falls, Va.) in the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge races at Watkins Glen International.

    Landy qualified 12th in the No.49 Porsche 997 GT for Friday's first race of the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen weekend. But, two laps into that race, nine cars were involved in a multiple car accident that brought out the red flag. The good news was Landy avoided being involved in the incident and made it through the wreckage unscathed.

  • Alex Job Racing Audi R8 qualifies 16th in GTD at The Glen

    Watkins Glen 6 Qualifying

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.), Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) and Frankie Montecalvo (Highlands, N.J.), will start from the eighth row on the GTD grid for this weekend's IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen.

    Bell, who is coming off a third place class finish at Le Mans a two-weeks ago, had the controls of the No. 23 Audi R8 LMS for today's 15-minute GTD qualifying session. Unfortunately, Bell's session did not last long. Three laps into it, IMSA gave the No. 23 Audi a black flag. Corner workers reporting seeing a fire in the rear of the car. As a result, Bell brought the car to pit lane where the crew discovered a significant gearbox issue that ended the team's qualifying session. Bell will start from the eighth row as a result of his 1:50.647 qualifying time.

  • Sebastian Landy Ready for Glen IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Weekend

    Glen GT3 Preview

    TAVARES, Fla. - Sebastian Landy (Great Falls, Va.) is ready for rounds seven and eight of the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama doubleheader at Watkins Glen International Raceway, June 30-July 1.

    Landy is currently fifth in the driver points standings driving the Alex Job Racing prepared No.49 Porsche 911 GT. Landy has experience at the 3.4-mile, 11-turn historic racing circuit located in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York.

  • Alex Job Racing Audi R8 LMS Ready for The Glen

    Glen Preview

    TAVARES, Fla. - Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.), Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) and Frankie Montecalvo (Highlands, N.J.), are ready to take on the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen this weekend, June 30-July 2.

    Sweedler and Bell are coming off of a third place run in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The duo want to carry that momentum forward this weekend at The Glen. Teammate Frankie Montecalvo has been keeping his competitive edge sharp as well since Sebring running in the Pirelli World Challenge Series. In addition to all of the drivers being in race shape the Audi R8 LMS has received favorable balance of performance (BoP) changes since the team last raced at Sebring in March.

  • Alex Job Racing's Landy finishes sixth and fourth in IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup doubleheader at Circuit of The Americas

    cota preview

    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.

  • Sebastian Landy Heads to COTA IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Weekend with Past Wins

    cota preview

    Won both races in 2016

    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.

  • Sebastian Landy has Up and Down Weekend at Barber in IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup

    Records a sixth and a 13th place finish

    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.

  • Sebastian Landy Ready for Barber IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Weekend

    Barber Preview

    TAVARES, Fla. - Sebastian Landy (Great Falls, Va.) is ready for rounds three and four of the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama doubleheader at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama this weekend.

    Landy is coming off of a successful season opener at Sebring a month ago where he ran sixth and fourth in the opening two rounds behind the wheel of the Alex Job Racing prepared No.49 Porsche 911 GT. Landy and the team took advantage of the opportunity to attend the mid-February test at the 2.3-mile, 15-turn Barber circuit located east of Birmingham.

  • Alex Job Racing Audi R8 finishes 15th in GTD at Sebring

    Sebring 12 Race

    SEBRING, Fla. - Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.), Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) and Frankie Montecalvo (Highlands, N.J.), finished 15th in GTD following Saturday's 65th annual IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring at Sebring International Raceway.

    Alex Job Racing qualified 15th to start today's once around the clock race. And, they knew from the start, it was going to be an uphill battle to find themselves on the podium. But, with it being a long race, the drivers and crew were up for the challenge - and a challenging day it proved to be.

  • Alex Job Racing's Landy finishes fourth in second IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup race at Sebring

    Landy finishes sixth in race one 

    Sebring Continental Qualfiying

    SEBRING, Fla. - Sebastian Landy (Great Falls, Va.) had a successful first weekend with Alex Job Racing driving the No.49 Porsche 911 GT in the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama doubleheader at Sebring International Raceway.

    This afternoon, Landy started seventh in the second Porsche GT3 Cup race. He got off to a good start and continued to put down consistent laps that put him in the top five about half way into the 45-minute race. From there, he put constant pressure on the cars in front of him as he was knocking on the door of his first GT3 Platinum cup podium finish of the season. Unfortunately, he simply ran out of time.

  • Alex Job Racing Audi R8 qualifies 15th in GTD at Sebring

    Sebring 12 Qualfiying

    SEBRING, Fla. - Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.), Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) and Frankie Montecalvo (Highlands, N.J.), will start from the eighth row on the GTD grid for this weekend's 65th annual IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring at Sebring International Raceway.

    Under sunny skies and temperatures over 70 degrees, Bell was behind the wheel of the No. 23 Audi R8 LMS GT3 for this afternoon's 15 minute GTD qualifying session. Bell turned his fastest lap with 2:02.276 on his seventh circuit around the 3.74-mile, 17 turn. Unfortunately, Bell's top time has the 10-time Sebring-winning Alex Job Racing team starting 15th on the GTD grid.

  • Alex Job Racing to Field Sebastian Landy in IMSA Porsche Cup

    Sebring Preview

    TAVARES, Fla. (March 14, 2017) - Alex Job Racing will field the No.49 Porsche 997 GT for Sebastian Landy (Great Falls, Va.) for the 2017 IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama starting with this weekend's opening race at Sebring International Raceway.

    Landy is a Porsche standout already, having placed second last year in the Gold category on the strength of  running 16 races, where he amassed 10 wins, 14 podiums and five pole positions to finish the season second in the points standings. In 2017 Landy will be moving up to the ultra-competitive Platinum Class in his No. 49 Porsche 997 GT3 Cup car.

  • Alex Job Racing Audi R8 LMS Ready for 12 hours at Sebring

    Sebring Preview

    TAVARES, Fla. - Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.), Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) and Frankie Montecalvo (Highlands, N.J.) are ready for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring to run March 18.

    The team is coming off of a successful IMSA test at Sebring four weeks ago that had them toward the top of the time sheet in the four test sessions. The team, under the direction of Alex Job, has won the central Florida classic ten times. The mid-engine Audi R8 LMS is an ideal package for the rough 3.5-mile, 17-turn track located 90 minutes south of Orlando.

  • MONTECALVO COMPLETES PRODUCTIVE SEBRING TEST WITH AJR

    Sebring Test

    Highlands, NJ – Alex Job Racing driver Frankie Montecalvo completed a successful two-day test with teammates Bill Sweedler and Townsend Bell at Sebring late last week. After finishing P6 in class on the high banks of Daytona at the Rolex 24 in January, the Alex Job Racing team is switching gears to get their #23 Audi R8 LMS ready for the flat, but bumpy 3.74-mile circuit that is Sebring International Raceway.

  • Alex Job Racing Audi R8 LMS finishes sixth in GTD at the Rolex 24

    Daytona Hour Final

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.), Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.), Frankie Montecalvo (Highlands, N.J.), and Pierre Kaffer (Germany) finished sixth in the GTD class in the 55th running of the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship Rolex 24 At Daytona.

  • Alex Job Racing Audi R8 LMS is 10th in GTD 18 hours into the Rolex 24

    Daytona Hour 18

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.), Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.), Frankie Montecalvo (Highlands, N.J.), and Pierre Kaffer (Germany) is currently 10th in the GTD class after 18 hours of the 55th IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship Rolex 24 At Daytona.

  • Alex Job Racing Audi R8 LMS 13th at halfway of the Rolex 24

    Daytona Hour 12

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 29, 2017) - Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.), Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.), Frankie Montecalvo (Highlands, N.J.), and Pierre Kaffer (Germany) have the No. 23 Alex Job Racing Audi R8 LMS GT3 running 13th in the GTD class at the halfway point of the 55th IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship Rolex 24 At Daytona.

  • Alex Job Racing Audi R8 Seventh at the six hour mark of the Rolex 24

    Daytona Hour 6

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.), Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.), Frankie Montecalvo (Highlands, N.J.), and Pierre Kaffer (Germany) have the No. 23 Alex Job Racing Audi R8 LMS GT3 running seventh in the GTD class after six hours of the 55th IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship Rolex 24 At Daytona.

  • Alex Job Racing Audi R8 LMS qualifies 16th in GTD for Rolex 24

    Daytona Qualifying copy

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Alex Job Racing drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.), Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.), Frankie Montecalvo (Highlands, N.J.), and Pierre Kaffer (Germany) will start 16th in GTD at this weekend's 55th running of the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship Rolex 24 At Daytona at Daytona International Speedway.

  • Alex Job Racing Ready for Rolex 24 with Audi R8 LMS

    Daytona Preview

    TAVARES, Fla. - Alex Job Racing (AJR) drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.), Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.), Frankie Montecalvo (Highlands, N.J.), and Pierre Kaffer (Germany) are ready to put No. 23 Audi R8 LMS to work for a full day at this weekend's IMSA WeatherTech Championship Rolex 24 Hour At Daytona International Speedway.

  • Alex Job Racing Completes Successful Rolex 24 Test in Audi R8 LMS

    Roar Before the 24

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Alex Job Racing (AJR) drivers Bill Sweedler (Westport, Conn.), Townsend Bell (San Luis Obispo, Calif.), Frankie Montecalvo (Highlands, N.J.), and Pierre Kaffer (Germany) put the all-new No. 23 Audi R8 LMS through its paces at this weekend's Roar Before the 24 test days at Daytona International Speedway.

  • Alex Job Racing Back with Audi, Sweedler, Bell and Montecalvo

    Frankie Montecalvo joins endurance stalwarts, Kaffer in for 24

    Audi Sport

    TAVAVRES, Fla., Alex Job Racing (AJR) announced today that they will compete in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup with an all-new Audi R8 LMS with drivers Bill Sweedler, Townsend Bell and Frankie Montecalvo.

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