Tag Archive: IMSA.com

Mar 28

Austin, Texas is home to Circuit of the Americas, the fourth stop on IMSA’s 2017 race schedule

Why Austin?

2015-09-19Austin, Texas is home to Circuit of the Americas, the fourth stop on IMSA’s 2017 race schedule, but it is also the capital city of Texas! Looking to experience the local culture during your IMSA race weekend May 5-6?

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Mar 27

Jeremy Sundt continuing unexpected career journey with Porsche

“I grew up going to all kinds of car races with my parents” – Sundt

Green Flag for Round 2 at Sebring in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama in 2016Although Jeremy Sundt grew up at the racetrack with his parents, he had no interest in making motorsports his career. Instead, his goal was to be a teacher. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup Leaders Parlay Successful Outings At Sebring Into Points Lead

The Patrón Endurance Cup rewards top performers in the four WeatherTech Championship endurance races

While the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship still has 10 of its 12 races to come on the 2017 schedule, we’ve already reached the halfway point in the battle for the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup following last Saturday’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R captures 36 Hours of Florida honors

This time, there was no controversy – just an old-fashioned butt-whipping by the winning Prototype team

The No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing/Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi V.R, with Ricky Taylor behind the wheel, won the 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona, with the No. 5 Action Express Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi V.R finishing second.

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Mar 18

Ford gets 50th Continental Tire Challenge Series win at Sebring with Buford, Maxwell

2nd on the podium were Chris Green and Jesse Lazare

The question caught Scott Maxwell, driver of the No. 60 KohR Ford Mustang in the Grand Sport class of the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

Rebellion Racing ORECA LM P2 posts record time in Twelve Hours of Sebring Qualifying

So far in this young IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season, it’s been all Cadillac.
The three new Cadillac DPi cars have dominated the Prototype class, first winning the season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona after qualifying on the pole. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

Ford GT 1-2 qualifying sweep at Sebring led by Briscoe

Briscoe was just a little quicker than teammate Mueller in the No. 66

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s quest for the ultimate trifecta in sports car endurance racing – three straight victories in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Rolex 24 At Daytona and the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida – looks entirely within reach after GT Le Mans (GTLM) qualifying Friday afternoon at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Manufacturer battle resumes as Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge moves to Sebring

Half as long, but twice as tough?

Yeah, that’s pretty much what most competitors think about Friday’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Sebring 120, the second event in the series’ 2017 race schedule. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Series kicks off 2017 season at Sebring

Joining the GT3 Cup Challenge USA field is an equally impressive line-up from the GT3 Canadian field

Green Flag for Round 2 at Sebring in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama in 2016Porsche is as much a part of Sebring International Raceway as the World War II-era concrete runways that make up a part of the racing surface, or the legendary, loyal fans. In 1974, the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring was canceled because of the gas crisis, and more than a thousand fans showed up anyway. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Prototype battle set to escalate for 65th Twelve Hours of Sebring

So what did we learn about the all-new Prototype field at the season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona in January?

In brief, that they are good looking, with a purposeful, means-business profile. But they’re also fast. The premier class in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship was won by the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi V.R, which clocked its fastest lap at 1 minute, 36.394 seconds, which is more than a 132-mph average on the 3.56-mile road course. More impressive still, that wasn’t even the fastest Prototype lap turned during the race.   Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

LM P3 Class debuts at Sebring with IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda

Year in and year out, some of the best racing takes place in the two days leading up to the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours

LM P3 Class debuts at Sebring with IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by MazdaRace fans who think the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring consists just of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race on Saturday, March 18, are selling themselves short. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

Michelin and Road Atlanta team up for excitement

Road Atlanta circuit has long been referred to as a “home track” for Michelin

2016-07-09_56465Michelin has enjoyed great success in competition at Road Atlanta and beginning in 2017, Michelin will be the Official Tire of Road Atlanta and the Official Tire of Motul Petit Le Mans, as announced by track officials. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled By Fresh From Florida to feature 46-Car IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

The race weekend includes four series

The 65th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida on Saturday, March 18 will feature a strong, 46-car entry list for the second round of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, as well as the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

No. 31 Whelen Engineering DPi-V.R to represent Cadillac at 2017 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

This is a late bonus addition to what is an already packed Amelia show field

The 22nd annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is honored to announce that Cadillac will bring the Action Express Racing No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R to the Concours. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

Third-Generation driver Fergus looks forward to intense competition in 2017 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama

A third-generation race car driver is rare

Fergus' No. 00 USLED Byers Moorespeed Porsche GT3 Cup car A third-generation car salesman who sells the cars he professionally races? Even more rare. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 01

IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented By Mazda: Major changes coming to make a strong series even better

This year, the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda enters its 12th season

On a long week of racing activity at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, there’s traditionally a lot of on-track activity for a variety of series, each offering their own reasons for demanding fan attention. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

Montoya samples Risi Ferrari in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Sebring test

Juan Pablo Montoya joined the Risi Competizione team for the second day at Sebring

One day after IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship star Ricky Taylor sampled a Team Penske IndyCar at Homestead-Miami Speedway, a Team Penske IndyCar driver took advantage of the opportunity to drive a WeatherTech Championship car 180 miles up the road at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Lynn gets acquainted with No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi at Sebring test

It was a day of firsts at Sebring International Raceway for British racing driver Alex Lynn

Before Thursday’s first day of a two-day IMSA-sanctioned test at the site of next month’s 65th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, Lynn never had driven the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R he will share with 2017 Rolex 24 At Daytona winners Jordan and Ricky Taylor. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

The Mazda Prototype team has added Marino Franchitti to the driver lineup for the 65th annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring

Mazda adds Marino Franchitti to driver lineup at Sebring

Franchitti will join the No. 70 Castrol Edge/ModSpace Mazda RT24-P alongside full-time drivers Tom Long and Joel Miller. In the No. 55 Soul Red Mazda, IndyCar driver Spencer Pigot will join the full-time duo of Tristan Nunez and Jonathan Bomarito for the sixth time. Mazda has earned 13 class wins at Sebring, but is seeking a first overall victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Quiet skill of Bestline Auto tech keeps many teams running up front

You won’t find them on any entry list

Quiet skill of Bestline Auto tech keeps many teams running up front Their name only is featured on small decals on numerous Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars. Read the rest of this entry »

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