Tag Archive: IMSA.com

Dec 08

IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda teams prepare for an entirely new season of racing in 2018

Eleven total entries tested during two one-hour sessions Dec. 5

2017-08-13_0171With the start of a new racing season, and an entirely new format on the horizon, IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda drivers and teams ventured onto the banks of the Daytona International Speedway, some of them for the first time, in preparation for what is no doubt going to be an exciting new ‘challenge.’ Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 05

December test at Daytona to provide first glimpse of 2018 season

December test is not open to the public

The symphony of sports car sounds once again will be heard over the next two days at Daytona International Speedway with a two-day test including the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge and IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 30

Moving on Up: Performance Tech Takes on Prototype Class with ORECA

Team Principal Brent O’Neill struck a new deal with French manufacturer ORECA

Performance Tech Motorsports will be joining the Prototype class for the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Challenge season with the purchase of a ORECA 07 LMP2. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 28

Roar Before The Rolex 24 At Daytona to feature qualifying for pits, garages

The Roar Before The Rolex 24 At Daytona has long signified the start of the racing season

The annual three-day preseason testing session at Daytona International Speedway for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge takes place on Jan. 5-7, 2018 with additions that will get everyone ready for the 2018 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 21

Roar Before The Rolex 24 at Daytona to feature qualifying for pits, garages

The Roar Before The Rolex 24 At Daytona has long signified the start of the racing season

The annual three-day preseason testing session at Daytona International Speedway for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge takes place on Jan. 5-7, 2018 with additions that will get everyone ready for the 2018 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

Six Run Group Champions crowned after 24 Hours of Competition at the HSR Classic at Daytona Presented by IMSA

Each Run Group-winning entry was presented with a custom HSR Classic 24 Hour-specific B.R.M. Chronographes watch

The Third Edition of the Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) Classic at Daytona presented by IMSA came to a safe and successful conclusion Sunday at Daytona International Speedway (DIS) where six different Run Group Champions were crowned after a full 24 hours of close and competitive racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

IMSA now accepting entries for 2018 WeatherTech Championship

The interest we’ve received from teams all over the world has been remarkable

Heading into what is expected to be the biggest season yet for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, entries for the 2018 season are now being accepted via IMSA’s new online entrant portal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 10

Classic 24 Hour At Daytona Presented by IMSA reunites drivers, team, fans with memorable race cars

Classic 24 Hour At Daytona Presented by IMSA

If there was a theme song for this weekend’s Classic 24 Hour At Daytona Presented by IMSA, it might be the 1978 Peaches & Herb hit, “Reunited.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 02

10 Big Questions for 2018: GT Edition

The second in a series of articles

The 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship might be the most anticipated season yet, with several key storylines already developing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 19

Prototype Challenge Masters Champion Husain aims to “Get in The Big Show”

“I love this series – it’s super competitive and it feels like it’s growing” – Husain

2017-08-13_0462Although Naj Husain – the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda 2017 LMP3 Masters Champion – is celebrating his championship win, he dreams of running in long endurance races, such as the Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona, someday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 12

Ricky Taylor, Graham Rahal & Simon Pagenaud complete Acura Team Penske IMSA lineup

Taylor will team up with Helio Castroneves in one of the team’s two full-time entries

Acura Team Penske completed its full-time sports car driver lineup, as the organization announced that recently-crowned IMSA Prototype Champion Ricky Taylor will race in the Acura ARX-05 Daytona Prototype International (DPi) program beginning in 2018.

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Oct 11

Scuderia Corsa, WeatherTech confirm 2018 IMSA partnership

Cooper MacNeil will be joined by Alessandro Balzan

Expanding a collaboration that began with the Ferrari Challenge series and continued through the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans, Scuderia Corsa and WeatherTech Racing announced today a full-season campaign for the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in the famed No. 63 Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 08

Tequila Patrón ESM scores another Crown Jewel with Motul Petit Le Mans victory by No. 22 Nissan DPi Team

Taylor Brothers Wrap Up WeatherTech Championship Prototype Title

Throughout most of Saturday’s 10-hour Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, the pair of Tequila Patrón ESM Nissan DPi cars were the class of the field. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 07

Motorsports In Action gets long-overdue victory at Road Atlanta

The race brought to a close the 2017 Continental Tire Challenge season

After a string of bad luck that seemed to last for months, Motorsports In Action (MIA) finally took home its first Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge victory in the FOX Factory 120 at Road Atlanta Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

All-out battle set for WeatherTech Championship season-ending Motul Petit Le Mans

The Taylor brothers had a storybook opening to their 2017 season in the Prototype class

A trio of teams have put themselves in position to win IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship titles in Saturday’s 20th Anniversary Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 03

Championship dreams for Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama competitors come down to the wire at Road Atlanta

Twenty years ago, Porsche Cars North America moved its U.S. headquarters from Reno, Nevada, to Atlanta, Georgia.

Fergus leads the pack at Road America in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama

When the drivers and teams participate in the season-ending doubleheader for the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Oct. 4 through 7 at Road Atlanta, they know they’ll be performing before a contingent of Porsche executives and employees. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 29

One day after the official entry list was unveiled for the 20th Anniversary Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, an additional entry came in and it’s a big one

Motul Petit Le Mans Field Expands to Include Team Penske Prototype for Montoya, Castroneves, Pagenaud

Team Penske is bringing an ORECA LM P2 machine for a trio of IndyCar superstars: Juan Pablo Montoya, Helio Castroneves and Simon Pagenaud. Between the three of them, they own five Indianapolis 500 victories and two IndyCar championships. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 25

VISIT FLORIDA Racing scores emotional win at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Edwards, Tomczyk Take “Spin and Win” Victory for BMW at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

The infamous ‘Corkscrew’ at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca has seen its share of iconic passes over the years, but the winning pass in Sunday’s IMSA Weather Tech SportsCar Championship race definitely made the list. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Carter, Phillips steal Continental Tire Challenge GS Victory at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

There’s a lot to celebrate this weekend for the No. 99 Automatic Racing camp at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Al Carter, making his fourth IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge start of the season in the Aston Martin Vantage, celebrated his birthday on Friday. Saturday, he picked up the Grand Sport (GS) class victory with co-driver Steven Phillips in the four-hour Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca 240, the Saturday headliner at the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Overdue ST win comes for Kleinubing, Block in C360R Audi

Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge

It’s been a rollercoaster of a season for Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge teammates Pierre Kleinubing and Roy Block, but the duo finally pulled out the Street Tuner (ST) victory Saturday evening at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Read the rest of this entry »

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