2023 Twelve Hours of Sebring Recap

March 26, 2024

Sebring, FL

Roman De Angelis and the Heart of Racing team were back in action this past weekend at the Mobile 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. De Angelis was joined in the #27 Aston Martin Vantage by Marco Sorensen and Ian James for the second endurance race on the IMSA Weathertech calendar.Ian James and Marco Sorenson took the first two stints and moved the car up several positions from their seventh-row starting position. De Angelis then took over and put the car into third which Sorensen built on in his next stint by taking the class lead on lap 185.De Angelis took over for his second stint during a caution and immediately got hit from behind, pushing the team back to 13th. Despite the lousy luck, De Angelis was able to climb back up to second in class before turning the car back over to Sorenson. Sorenson put the #27 car into the lead on lap 284, and the team was in position for another podium finish. Unfortunately, the #27 car's weekend ended a few laps later when Sorenson was forced off track while in heavy traffic and had to retire the car.Although the team didn't get the results they sought, they showed they were top contenders in the GTD class for the second consecutive race weekend. Next up for De Angelis and the team is the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, April 14th to 15th.

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Roman De Angelis is a multi-time champion racing driver from Windsor, Ontario Canada. In 2024 he's piloting the #23 Heart of Racing / Aston Martin Racing, Aston Martin Vantage GT3 in the IMSA Weathertech Sportscar Championship GTD division. For inquiries, please contact romandeangelismedia@pureind.com.
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