Scuderia Corsa’s WeatherTech Racing team joins GTE Pro at Le Mans

The car will be piloted by Cooper MacNeil, Toni Vilander and Jeff Segal (Miami, Fla.) will drive the No. 63 Ferrari GTE 488 Evo in France.

MacNeil drove with Segal in 2018 and with Vilander last year at the classic sportscar race and continues to share the entry with the Finn in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

Segal scored a class win at Le Mans in 2016 with Scuderia Corsa, while MacNeil has two third-place finishes and Vilander has two wins.

MacNeil explained: “We made the decision to move our entry to Pro for several reasons. We had a couple of very good bronze drivers we were talking to, but with the COVID-19 pandemic and travel restrictions in different countries around the world we didn’t have the 100 percent confidence that everyone could converge at Le Mans in September.

“We had to make a decision. You can’t go to Le Mans with loose ends. We didn’t believe we could put the type of entry together that would be up to our standards. Jeff and Toni are well known to our team and we have all driven together in the past. With the shortened Le Mans race week timetable, we felt our best chance for success is to go into the race with drivers who have raced together.

“I have driven with Toni and Jeff at Le Mans as well as in the IMSA WeatherTech Championship. We know each other very well…

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