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Jun 22

Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen features 39-Car entry list at halfway point of WeatherTech Championship, Patrón Endurance Cup season

The entry list for the Sahlen’s Hours of The Glen features a total of 40 cars spread among the four classes.

All four IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship classes return to action for the first time since the Advance Auto Parts Sportscar Showdown at Circuit of The Americas on May 6 as the series makes its annual trek to the historic Watkins Glen International circuit for the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on Sunday, July 2. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

IMSA at Le Mans: How to watch and listen to the race

Le Mans 24 Hours

2017-06-14-0008Once again in 2017, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will be well represented in this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Jun 14

IMSA Championship leaders join forces for 24 Hours of Le Mans

The all-IMSA trio of Jeroen Bleekemolen, Ben Keating and Ricky Taylor will be piloting the only Multimatic/Riley chassis

If there’s one driver lineup bringing momentum into this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, it’s that of the No. 43 Keating Motorsports Riley MK30 Gibson.

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Jun 13

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing seeking encore at 24 Hours of Le Mans

One year ago Ford Chip Ganassi Racing accomplished its stated mission

One year ago, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing – specifically its U.S.-based No. 68 Ford GT team of Joey Hand, Dirk Mueller and Le Mans native Sebastien Bourdais – accomplished its stated mission: to return on the 50th anniversary of the Ford GT40 victory in the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans and win.

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Jun 12

Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama event news and notes

Rounds 3 and 4 from the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada

2017-06-11_0177The following is a summary of competition stories, news, and results from Rounds 3 and 4 of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama at the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada held June 9-11, 2017 at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal, Quebec.

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Jun 09

IMSA returns as Presenting Sponsor of HSR’s Classic 24 Hour at Daytona

IMSA previously served as presenting sponsor for the event in 2015

As the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship approaches its halfway point with the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on July 2, IMSA once again will play a role in a special event shortly following the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 07

Defending Prototype Challenge Masters Champion Janco continues to improve while racing on two continents

When Joel Janco won the Masters Championship in the Mazda Prototype Lites series last year, he achieved his goal

Defending Prototype Challenge Masters Champion Janco continues to improve while racing on two continentsBut then he got started on a new goal – racing in two different series on two different continents. “I knew I wasn’t going to win the series overall, but my goal was to beat the other ‘old guys,'” Janco joked. “Unfortunately, IMSA categorizes old guys as over 40 and I’m 68 – that’s a big gap.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 05

Hargrove seeks to continue his winning ways in Montreal for the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama

Hargrove is leading the points in his 911 GT3 Cup Castrol-sponsored Pfaff Motorsports

2016-06-12_0525Even Scott Hargrove would admit that a victory in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama doubleheader at Montreal, Quebec’s Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is no sure thing – there’s simply too much solid competition. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 03

Still Perfect: Cadillac, Taylor Brothers make it Five straight with Detroit victory

Chevrolet Sports Car Classic at Belle Isle

It wasn’t exactly how the team drew it up, but the points-leading No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R of brothers Jordan and Ricky Taylor kept its perfect season alive Saturday with a fifth consecutive IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship win in the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic at Belle Isle. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 03

Acura Wins First WeatherTech Championship Race with Legge, Lally in Detroit

Four In A Row For Performance Tech In PC Class

Masterful pit strategy from the Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian crew and flawless driving by co-drivers Andy Lally and Katherine Legge delivered a history-making first global victory for the new Acura NSX GT3 in the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic at Belle Isle Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 02

IMSA finalizes cooperation agreement with WSC for TCR International

The Touring Car Racing (TCR) class will run in addition to the two existing Continental Tire Challenge classes

Officials from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and World Sporting Consulting (WSC) as the rights holder for TCR today confirmed plans for a TCR class to begin competing in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge beginning in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 25

Chevrolet Sports Car Classic brings entry list of 28 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race cars to Motor City

The race will be televised live on FS2 beginning at 12:30 p.m. ET.

Three IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship classes and a total of 28 race cars are ready for a 100-minute battle on the streets of Detroit’s Belle Isle Park for the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic on Saturday, June 3. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Driver Landy Takes Dueling Dance Partners in Stride

Landy is currently in eighth place in points after the first three events of the 2017 season

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logoFor Sebastian Landy, who is earning his business degree while balancing a professional sports car driving career, consistency is key. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 22

Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama Event News and Notes

Rounds 1 and 2 from Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2017-05-21-2029The following is a summary of competition stories, news, and results from Rounds 1 and 2 of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama at the Castrol presents the Victoria Day SpeedFest held May 19-21, 2017 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario.

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May 18

24 Hours of Le Mans: The American teams in full tilt preparations

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Team USA and Scuderia Corsa will attempt to clinch a second class win in a row

The American teams in full tilt preparations for the 24 Hours of Le MansThis year, as many as five teams (eight cars) participating in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the American endurance racing championship, will take the start at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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May 17

Third Edition of HSR Classic 24 Hour at Daytona to showcase IMSA GTP and Group C Prototypes as Featured Race Car Group

HSR Classic 24 Hour at Daytona, November 8 – 12

The legendary race cars of the IMSA GTP era, and their Group C counterparts that competed globally for the FIA World Sportscar Championship and in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, will be the featured race cars of the third edition of the HSR Classic 24 Hour at Daytona, November 8 – 12.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 15

Championship chase begins in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada Series

The race weekend features two races

2014-08-07_0498The 2017 season for the IMSA Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama kicks off its seventh season May 19-21 as part of the Castrol Presents the Victoria Day SpeedFest Weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) in Bowmanville, Ontario. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 11

IMSA Prototype Challenge driver Fix campaigning American-Made LMP3 chassis

Fix, who lives in Buffalo, N.Y., has a rich history in sports car racing.

IMSA Prototype Challenge driver Fix campaigning American-Made LMP3 chassisVeteran driver Paul Fix was looking for the next challenge in his racing career when Tony Ave reached out to him about a new opportunity in International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) competition with a brand-new car.

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May 07

Taylor Brothers win Fourth straight WeatherTech Championship race for Cadillac at COTA

It was also the 11th career WeatherTech Championship victory for the Taylor brothers

Brothers Ricky and Jordan Taylor and the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R program have moved into historic territory in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 07

Corvette Racing survives first-lap crash to win Advance Auto Parts SportsCar Showdown at COTA

“I definitely made the right choice to pick the inside line” – Magnussen

One race after a heartbreaking loss on the final corner of the final lap at Long Beach, the No. 3 Corvette Racing Corvette C7.R of Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen survived a multi-car accident on the first corner of the first lap Saturday to win the Advance Auto Parts SportsCar Showdown at Circuit of The Americas. Read the rest of this entry »

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