Column: Highs & Lows

jan_long_beach_race_7In his latest column for, Jan Magnussen explains away more disappointment in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Series, but race winning form at home.

It has certainly been a whirlwind couple of weeks of racing with some awful luck at Long Beach in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Series followed by a great weekend at home in the Danish Thundersports Championship.

motorsportcom_columnThings were looking really good for us at Corvette late in the race at Long Beach. Antonio [Garcia] was doing a brilliant job chasing down the No.4 car but just got a little bit too much kerb on the right hander after the fountain and lost the back end.

That was bad for us, but things got worse for the No.4 car, which was still leading the race and going for their third win a row.

What happened at the hairpin was pretty ordinary, and disappointing to have a Corvette taken out of contention for the win two races in a row.

We’re off to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca this weekend – a place were we also have a bit of “history” with that same brand that has been involved in the incidents in the past two races. However, we’re not about back down from a fight.

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