Jon Bennett
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Jon Bennett

1965-05-04 (age 56)


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CORE running in retro colors for Bennett's farewell

CORE autosport is running its Nissan DPi in a special throwback livery at Petit Le Mans to mark Jon Bennett's final race in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

CORE autosport to bow out of DPi as Bennett retires

The CORE autosport squad is to cease its DPi program at the end of the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season, with Jon Bennett electing to step down from driving duties.

Fittipaldi feels “peace” after tough final Rolex 24

Christian Fittipaldi says he is “at peace” with himself after his driving career came to a close with a disappointing run in last weekend’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.

CORE showed it’s ‘still a contender’ with Nissan

CORE autosport demonstrated it can still be a contender for IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship wins with its new Nissan DPi in last weekend's Rolex 24 at Daytona, reckons Colin Braun.

CORE reveals retro-inspired Nissan livery for 2019 IMSA season

The proliferation of retro color schemes to honor the start of IMSA’s 50th season continues with CORE autosport running the colors of one of the IMSA Prototype greats – the Nissan GTP ZX-Turbo.

CORE autosport to run Nissan DPi in 2019

CORE autosport will switch from the Oreca-Gibson P2 car to the Nissan Onroak DPi for the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

CORE to continue in IMSA’s LMP2 class

CORE autosport owner Jon Bennett has confirmed his squad will continue campaigning an Oreca 07 in 2019 as IMSA splits its prototype division into two separate classes in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

Road America IMSA: Braun/Bennett win after brave fuel gamble

Colin Braun and Jon Bennett scored a remarkable victory the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship on fuel strategy at Road America in their CORE autosport Oreca LMP2.

Fittipaldi and Barbosa capture second Prototype title

Win wet Petit Le Mans with Bourdais in Action Express Corvette DP

Soggy Petit Le Mans a showcase for good drivers, a sad end to the season for others

Tom Kimber-Smith: 'I don't think I've ever been that wet in my life, even in the shower.'

CORE continues podium streak in Monterey

Team takes over Prototype Challenge Championship lead

Action Express gives Chevrolet first victory in 50 years in 12 Hours of Sebring

PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports scored dominant Prototype Challenge triumph.

Team looks for second-straight Sebring victory on Saturday

Colin Braun qualified the No. 54 ORECA FLM09 in second place with a time of 1:55.327

Who will win at Sebring? It’s anybody’s guess

Competition at Sebring will be fast and furious...

CORE's Daytona dominance ends in heartbreak

Contact steals win in final 20 minutes; podium finish saved

Rolex 24: Dramatic finish to PC class as PR1/Mathiasen inherits win

Late fiery crash puts out dominant CORE machine in the last 20 minutes.

Colin Braun turns fastest lap in testing for Rolex 24 at Daytona

After three days of testing, CORE’s No. 54 ORECA FLM09 came out on top of the Prototype Challenge times.

Strong start at Daytona, Sebring critical for success in 2014 Patron Endurance Cup

Three of four 2014 champions led following the Florida endurance classics.

Prototype Challenge added to 2015 Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix

Virginia International Raceway maintains spotlight on GT Le Mans and GT Daytona.

TUDOR 'Night Of Champions' In NYC celebrates inaugural victors

The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship held their awards banquet last night.

$300,000 presented to champions of Patrón Endurance Cup at Road Atlanta

FOX to air national network television coverage of Petit Le Mans today in United States

TUDOR Championship points battles come down to Petit Le Mans

This 10-hour race will decide the various champions in the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup.

Pruett holds off late charge from Brundle to win at COTA

Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas have earned Chip Ganassi Racing the overall victory at COTA.

OAK Racing's Alex Brundle claims overall pole at COTA

Oak Racing and SRT Viper take pole honors for the TUDOR United SportsCar race at COTA.

8Star Motorsports dominates weekend at VIR

The PC racers were the stars with the prototypes not present this weekend.

VIR weekend showcases TUDOR Championship GT classes

The two-hour, 45-minute race on Sunday will showcase the GTLM and GT Daytona classes running in the lone standalone event this season.

Bennett and Braun tackle split-race format one more time

After a tough race for CORE autosport at Road America, the team is looking to rebound at VIRginia International Raceway.

Road America: The best test of road racing in North America

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship set for Road America debut.

No. 5 Corvette DP wins at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Fittipaldi earns victory 19 Years after Indianapolis 500 debut

Extreme Speed Motorsports sweeps front row at Indianapolis

The ESM team was on its game today, capturing both spots at the front of the grid for tomorrow's Brickyard GP.

Oak Racing’s Alex Brundle takes pole for Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen

The starting lineup has been set for the Sahlen Six Hours at the Glen this weekend.

Patrón Endurance Cup returns for round 3 at Watkins Glen

Through two events – and 36 hours of competition – the Patrón Endurance Cup has lived up to its billing as a true “endurance” championship.

Third win in four races strengthens team's championship lead

Colin Braun to give CORE autosport its third TUDOR United SportsCar Championship win of the season.

Braun leads all three practice sessions

Jon Bennett qualified the No. 54 CORE autosport ORECA FLM09 fifth for Saturday’s TUSC race featuring the Prototype Challenge class.

Cumming takes advantage of rare qualifying attempt at Kansas

RSR Racing driver earns TOTAL Pole Award for Grand Prix of Kansas Prototype Challenge event.

Grand Prix of Kansas all about newness

The PC class, which features pro/am driving tandems in “spec” Chevrolet-powered ORECA FLM09 open-cockpit cars, has been around for years.

CORE makes first trip to Kansas

PC point leaders aim to extend point lead in Kansas split race

TUDOR Championship teams test at Watkins Glen

Preparing for June's Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen

Solid points battle shaping up in TUDOR series

Four races down, and it's a tight fight in every class

Starworks Motorsport take Prototype Challenge win in Monterey Grand Prix

Starworks Motorsport took the victory in the PC/GTD race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca last weekend.

CORE at Laguna Seca: Early race incident makes race an uphill battle

The incident envolving the No. 54 ORECA FLM09 caused significant damage to the front end of the car.

Starworks wins at Laguna Seca

Starworks was best in the split class two hour race.

CORE qualifies fourth in Monterey

Bennett & Braun have first shot at an overall win Sunday

CORE looks to extend win streak in Monterey

Bennett & Braun familiar with podium at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca