Tag Archive: IMSA

Aug 20

IMSA News And Notes: Virginia International Raceway

Oak Tree Grand Prix Spotlights GT Classes

Oak Tree Grand Prix logo Virginia International Raceway returns to its heritage of IMSA GT racing with this weekend’s Oak Tree Grand Prix. The two-hour, 45-minute race on Sunday at 4 p.m. ET (live, FOX Sports 1) will showcase the GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GT Daytona (GTD) classes of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 10

Ten-race 2015 schedule unveiled for Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge

Every race will be two-and-a-half hours in length and will be televised on FOX Sports.

IMSA logo International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) executives today revealed a 10-race schedule for the 2015 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, which begins on Jan. 23 at Daytona International Speedway.

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Aug 09

Edwards nabs second IMSA pole of weekend, drives BMW Z4 GTE to top spot in GTLM at Road America

Davison captures first career TUDOR Championship Pole In GTD

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo There’s something about qualifying at Road America that suits John Edwards. One day after scoring the pole for the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge event, Edwards returned to the top of the charts driving the No. 56 BMW Team RLL BMW Z4 GTE to the fastest time in TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class qualifying for Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase (FOX Sports 1, 6:30 p.m. ET, SDD). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 09

IMSA, Continental Tire extend partnership

IMSA, Continental Tire agree to multi-year extension

Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge logo Continental Tire To Continue As Entitlement Sponsor Of The Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, Official Tire Supplier For The Series. Continental Tire To Continue As Official Tire Supplier For P, PC And GTD Classes In TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

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Aug 08

Vision for TUDOR Championship future class structure revealed

Prototype specifications under development for 2017

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Officials from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today confirmed the structure and specifications for all four of its current TUDOR United SportsCar Championship classes through the 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 07

Katherine Legge joins C360R for IMSA Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge at Road America

Delta Wing pilot loins James Vance in team’s Street-Tuner-class #74 Expo Systems / Honda Performance Development Civic Si
2014-07-09 041 With much discussion regarding the current state of the balance of performance in the Street Tuner class bubbling through the paddock over the course of the 2014 season, the series’ leading front-wheel-drive team is bringing everything it can to win by adding more all-star firepower to its driving line-up for the upcoming round at Road America.

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Aug 06

IMSA News And Notes: Road America

TUDOR Championship returns to scene of dress rehearsal

IMSA logo Road America played a key role in the unification of North American sports car racing when it hosted the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón and the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series on the same weekend in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Canadian Tire Motorsports Park provides struggles for Ferrari IMSA teams

Anassis and Lu sweep Ferrari Challenge weekend at Road America

 

2014-07-12-2121Sunday afternoon’s TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park would be a difficult one for the Ferrari 458 Italias that compete in the GT-LeMans and GT-Daytona classes.The North American Ferrari Challenge series visited another of North America’s premier racing circuits, Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, this weekend for the sixth event of the season. A field of   27 Ferrari 458 Challenge Evoluziones took the green flag at the famous 4.0-mile circuit known for its long straightaways and high-speed corners.

Jul 09

France, Panoz will be honored during MSHFA Induction Ceremony

Both France and Panoz serve on the board for IMSA.

Motorsports Hall of Fame of America logo Two motorsport icons instrumental in the preservation and expansion of road racing in North America will be honored during the 26th Annual Motorsports Hall of Fame of America’s (MSHFA) Induction Ceremony on Aug. 6 at The Fillmore Detroit. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

IMSA News and Notes: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

TUDOR Championship goes North of border for first time

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park logo The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship records another milestone this weekend as the unified series competes in Canada for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

As team championships continue at historic Watkins Glen

For tight races for  drivers

GT3 Porsche Cup Challenge Christina Nielsen and Angel Benitez Jr. will be among the drivers fighting for the Platinum Cup podium at Watkins Glen. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

Series veteran Bortolotti excited to take on tough competition at home track in Calabogie

Bortolotti has raced in the IMSA-sanctioned series since its inception in 2011

Perry BortolottiIf you’re looking for an accurate reading of the pulse of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin, there are few better sources than Perry Bortolotti. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

IMSA Co-Founder John Bishop passes away at age of 87

Bishop co-founded IMSA in 1969 with his wife Peggy and Bill France Sr.

IMSA logo Sports car racing legend John Bishop, the visionary co-founder of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA), died Thursday in San Rafael, Calif. due to complications from a recent illness. He was 87. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

IMSA News and Notes: Kansas Speedway

Prototype Challenge Class Featured Under The Lights At Kansas

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Sports car racing will be in the spotlight in this weekend’s Grand Prix of Kansas, a unique event that will see the Prototype Challenge (PC) class of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge tackle the 2.37-mile Kansas Speedway road circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Wounded U.S. Marine Staff Sergeant Liam Dwyer wins IMSA Race at Lime Rock Park

Freedom Autosport ‘Thanks A Vet,’ Fields Winning Mazda

IMSA logo Three years ago, U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Liam Dwyer lost his left leg in Afghanistan. Saturday, he celebrated the anniversary of his “Alive Day” with a victory in the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) race at Lime Rock Park. Read the rest of this entry »

May 15

TUDOR Championship Awards Celebration set for October 13 in New York City

TUDOR Championship Point Fund Of More Than $1 Million To Be Awarded

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) announced today that Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City will host the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Awards on Monday, Oct. 13. Read the rest of this entry »

May 02

VP Racing Fuels Front Runner Award announced

Points System Awards TUDOR Championship, Continental Tire Challenge Lap Leaders

IMSA logo The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today announced the VP Racing Fuels Front Runner Award for eligible teams competing in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

IMSA News And Notes: Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix powered by Mazda

Balancing Act: DPs to have less HP in headlining Prototype Class

Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix powered by Mazda logo Daytona Prototype teams in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship face a reduction in horsepower this weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, as IMSA officials continue to strive for an equitable balance of performance in the headlining Prototype (P) class heading into the fourth race of the season.

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Apr 25

Cirone balances success in two IMSA series

Balance is the key to success for Marco Cirone, in more ways than one

He balances competing in two IMSA series and also balances racing and work. Cirone, from Toronto, will compete in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin while also racing in selected events in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama series this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

IMSA News And Notes + Fast Facts

Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach

IMSA logo In Long Beach, California this weekend, many of the world’s coolest sports cars will be highly noticeable, and not only on the race track.

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