Cosmo Returns to Whelen Motorsports for Sahlen’s Six Hour at the Glen

Cosmo Returns to Whelen Motorsports for Sahlen’s Six Hour at the Glen

Matt Cleary, Sunday Group


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Watkins Glen, N.Y. (24 June 2014) – Guy Cosmo will return to IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship competition this weekend as he returns to race for Whelen Motorsports in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen (Sunday, 11:00 AM FOX Sports 1 live broadcast). Cosmo, a native New Yorker, first raced for the team at Sebring International Raceway in March, where a promising effort was cut short late in the race due to a mechanical set back.

The Glen visit marks a return to a longer format in the inaugural United SportsCar Championship season as well as the third round of the Patron-sponsored North American Endurance Championship, providing the Whelen squad with multiple ambitions to target on the traditional endurance event weekend.

Driving the No. 31 Whelen Motorsports Corvette DP, Cosmo will join full-season Whelen pilots Boris Said and Eric Curran, both of whom have enviable records of success at Watkins Glen in a wide range of equipment. The Whelen Daytona Prototype campaign, which sees the team moving up to the top Prototype class in 2014 after closing the team’s GT efforts in winning style last year, will look to make a big impression as IMSA returns to the classic 3.4-mile track for round five of the 2014 championship.

“It was great to be back in a DP at Sebring with Whelen, and I’m very excited to get the call back for the 6 Hour,” said Cosmo. “I’ve raced anything with wheels there and I can’t wait to get back. It’s always a great weekend and I’m lucky to have a lot of family and friends who always come out for the 6 Hour. 54 other cars on the track, it will be a busy one! We didn’t get to take it to the finish at Sebring but hopefully we can do that on Sunday.”

Opening practice for the Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen is set for Friday at 12:50 PM, with live timing and updates available at The race will be broadcast LIVE on Fox Sports 1 starting at 11:00 AM on Sunday, June 29 with MRN Radio also providing broadcast coverage.

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Guy Cosmo:

A stand out among North American sports car drivers, Guy Cosmo drove for Level 5 Motorsports in the highly competitive 2013 American Le Mans Series. Cosmo has 54 starts in the American Le Mans Series, finishing on the podium 17 times with 3 pole positions, 6 fastest race laps and 4 wins. In addition to being an accomplished driver, Cosmo is also a highly sought-after driving instructor. Follow Guy through the racing weekend on Twitter @guycosmo and on Facebook.

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