Keating to Join United in IMSA SportsCar Championship
It was announced late last month that Ben Keating will be joining United Autosports for a full season in the IMSA SportsCar Championship. The team has decided to switch its focus to IMSA following the World Endurance Championship’s (WEC) decision to scrap the LMP2 class for 2024.
Keating, an American driver, currently races in the WEC for Corvette Racing in the GTE Am class. However, he has made the decision to join United Autosports for the upcoming season. He will be sharing the team’s ORECA 07 car with Alex Quinn.
Keating had previously mentioned that it was unlikely for him to continue in the WEC due to the changes in the LMP2 class. Therefore, the opportunity to race in the IMSA SportsCar Championship with United Autosports is seen as a new and exciting challenge for him.
This move showcases Keating’s ambition and adaptability as a driver. By switching to United Autosports and competing in the IMSA series, Keating aims to continue achieving success on the track.
The IMSA SportsCar Championship is known for its intense competition and high-level racing. By partnering with United Autosports, Keating will have the support of a reputable team that has a strong track record in endurance racing.
United Autosports, co-owned by McLaren CEO Zak Brown, has a proven history of success in various motorsport disciplines. Their experience and expertise will undoubtedly benefit Keating as he takes on this new endeavor.
Keating’s decision to join United Autosports also highlights the growing popularity and competitiveness of the IMSA SportsCar Championship. With drivers from around the world eager to participate, the championship continues to attract top talent.
The upcoming season is poised to be an exciting one for Keating and United Autosports. With a talented driver lineup and a competitive car, they will undoubtedly be contenders for podium finishes and championship glory.
Overall, Keating’s move to United Autosports in the IMSA SportsCar Championship signifies a new chapter in his racing career. It demonstrates his commitment to exploring new opportunities and pursuing success in different series. Fans and competitors alike will be eagerly watching to see how Keating performs in this new environment.
This article was originally published on RaceTrackWorld.com