Visit Florida Racing to Laguna Seca

Defending Race Winner
Visit Florida Racing Returns to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

DRIVING AT MAZDA RACEWAY: Ryan Dalziel and Marc Goossens will drive the No. 90 Visit Florida Racing Corvette Daytona Prototype.

CONTINENTAL TIRE MONTEREY GRAND PRIX POWERED BY MAZDA: Round 4 of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship held at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, a 2.238-mile track with 11 corners featuring the famous Corkscrew.

2016 CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS: 4th with 84 points

DEFENDING WINNERS: After three consecutive third place finishes to open the year in 2015, Visit Florida Racing broke through for its first win of the season after the team’s best qualifying effort of the year of third with drivers Michael Valiante and Richard Westbrook. That finish propelled the team into the championship lead with four races completed.

TEAM HISTORY AT LAGUNA: Visit Florida Racing has made seven previous starts at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca with two wins at the track in IMSA competition. Antonio Garcia and Richard Westbrook stormed from the pole position in 2012 to take the win. Westbrook was joined by Michael Valiante last year when the duo won after qualifying third.

VISIT FLORIDA DRIVERS AT LAGUNA: Ryan Dalziel has made eight previous starts at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca with his best finish coming in the form of a victory in 2008 while driving for Peter Baron. He stood on the podium for a second time at the track when he finished third for Starworks Motorsport in 2012. Marc Goossens has made six previous starts at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca with a best finish of second in 2008 while driving for Bob Stallings.

DALZIEL SECOND AT SILVERSTONE: While the Visit Florida Racing team competed at Long Beach with Marc Goossens and Ryan Hunter-Reay, Ryan Dalziel took part in the 6 Hours of Silverstone as part of his full-season WEC effort. He and his ESM team finished second in the event.

TESTING: Following the Long Beach event, the No. 90 Visit Florida Racing Corvette DP tested at Buttonwillow Raceway with both Ryan Dalziel and Marc Goossens on hand to take part.