Tag Archive: IMSA

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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Apr 07

Ford, IMSA join forces on Official Automotive Partnership

EcoBoost-Powered Ford Taurus SHO to be Official Safety Car at Long Beach

Taurus SHO IMSA Safety Car 3-Year Agreement As Official Automotive Partner of TUDOR Championship, Continental Tire Challenge Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

IMSA Green Alternative Fuels Lauded by DOE, EPA

IMSA signed new agreements with the U.S. Department of Energy

IMSA Green Leaders from the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) joined top executives from the automobile and fuel industries Saturday at Sebring International Raceway to praise the International Motor Sports Association’s (IMSA) alternative fuels program, a cornerstone component of its growing IMSA Green initiative. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Lewis earns 2014 IMSA Scholarship Toward Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA By Yokohama season drive

“Michael proved himself in our 2013 Academy”

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logo Michael Lewis has secured a full-season drive in the 2014 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, in part through a scholarship from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and supported by Porsche and Yokohama. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

IMSA, FOX Sports announce TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

FOX Sports 1 home to 12 2014 TUDOR Championship Telecasts

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Eight races feature live coverage on FOX Sports 1 or FOX Sports 2. The first year of a five-year partnership between the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and FOX Sports brings a majority of TUDOR United SportsCar Championship events featuring live coverage on FOX Sports 1, as sanctioning body and network officials today announced the television schedule for the remainder of the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Strong debut for IMSA.com at Rolex 24

IMSA.com traffic tops entire 2013 for GRAND-AM.com

IMSA logo IMSA.com, the official website of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA), was created with race fans in mind. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin announces 2014 Schedule

The series will run alongside the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series for two events

IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin Officials from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) announced Jan. 29 a 10-round, four-venue schedule for the 2014 Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Ferrari first in GTD at the Daytona 24 Hours

Rolex 24 at Daytona: A heart stopping finale

Ferrari - Rolex 24 at Daytona The first of this year’s major endurance races ended with a great win for the Ferrari 458 GT in the Daytona 24 Hours.

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