Tag Archive: IMSA.com

Jan 29

No. 5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi covers longest distance in Rolex 24 At Daytona history en route to victory

Chip Ganassi Racing wins 200th Race with No. 67 Ford GT in Rolex 24 At Daytona

As the crow flies, it’s 2,850 miles from Daytona Beach, Florida to Lima, Peru. That’s a shorter distance than the No. 5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi-V.R co-driven by Joao Barbosa, Filipe Albuquerque and Christian Fittipaldi covered over 24 hours en route to a history-making victory in the 56th Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 28

Cadillacs Strong Through First Six Hours of Rolex 24, But Plenty Others Still in Hunt

Mike Conway held the lead at the six-hour mark in the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi

The Cadillac DPi-V.R race cars have led a vast majority of the laps through the first six hours of the 56th Rolex 24 At Daytona.

Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 25

2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona field

Opening race of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

A total of 50 cars and a star-studded lineup of drivers that includes champions and race winners from Formula 1, open-wheel, NASCAR and international sports car competition will take to the track for the 56th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 27-28. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 24

Porsche GT Team goes “Back to the Future” with driver lineup for 2018 Season

Porsche factory drivers Earl Bamber and Nick Tandy have been linked together since 2015

2017-09-16-0067They made up two-thirds of the driver lineup for the No. 19 Porsche 919 Hybrid at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, which they won alongside F1 racer Nico Hulkenberg. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 23

Acura Team Penske “All Stars” ready to shine in Rolex 24 At Daytona

 56th Rolex 24 At Daytona

There have been “all-star” driver lineups in the Rolex 24 At Daytona before, but this year’s Team Penske Acura ARX-05 DPi two-car roster is absolutely one for the ages. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 21

Ricky Taylor, Helio Castroneves and IMSA President Scott Atherton embark on Pre-Rolex 24 Media Tour in New York

A week before on-track activity gets under way for the 56th Rolex 24 At Daytona

One of the most highly anticipated season openers ever – a pair of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship stars – Helio Castroneves and Ricky Taylor – and IMSA President Scott Atherton are in New York City for several high-profile media opportunities beginning late Thursday afternoon and continuing into Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jan 18

Rolex 24 At Daytona field includes drivers from 25 countries and six continents

Drivers representing every continent except Antarctica

Maybe more than any other year – at least in recent memory – the world will be watching when the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship kicks off on Jan. 27-28 with the 56th Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Dec 28

Outstanding Field Ready To ‘Roar’ At Daytona

 Roar Before the Rolex 24 At Daytona test next Friday-Sunday, Jan. 5-7, 2018

As 2017 draws to a close this week, the eyes of the racing world will be focused on Daytona International Speedway at the end of next week as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to action with the three-day Roar Before the Rolex 24 At Daytona test next Friday-Sunday, Jan. 5-7, 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Dec 22

Audi celebrates successful 2017 season, preps for big year in 2018

Audi Sport customer racing paid tribute to a successful 2017 racing season last weekend in Neuberg, Germany

Share

Dec 21

Barfield appointed IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda Race Director

IMSA reinforces the consistency of its officiating

In advance of the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda’s season-opening event at Daytona International Speedway on Jan. 6, 2018, the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) has appointed Beaux Barfield as race director for the multi-class series.

Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Dec 13

Busy weekend for Porsche as 2018 plans materialize for GTLM, GTD

Among the announcements was the driver lineup for the two-car Porsche GT Team

2017-11-16-0220Porsche held its annual “Night of Champions” season-ending celebration in Stuttgart, Germany over this past weekend, and while it was a time to celebrate accomplishments from the 2017 season, the manufacturer also took advantage of the opportunity to shed some light on its 2018 plans. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

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 »

Share

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 »

Share

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 »

Share

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 »

Share

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 »

Share

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 »

Share

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 »

Share

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 »

Share

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 »

Share

Older posts «