Tag Archive: IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

Jun 19

Wild 24 Hours of Le Mans Ends with Two WeatherTech Championship Cars on Podium

2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-06-14-0171Jordan Taylor was one lap from adding a 24 Hours of Le Mans victory to an incredible 2017 season that has seen him take five-consecutive wins in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, including the Rolex 24 At Daytona and Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.

Flagworld photo album

Read the rest of this entry »

Share

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 »

Share

Jun 03

VISIT FLORIDA Racing has early end to Detroit GP

After setting the fastest lap in qualifying but having the grid set by points following a shortened session

VISIT FLORIDA Racing has early end to Detroit GPA race that seemed to set the stage for a strong VISIT FLORIDA Racing outing unfortunately ended early on Saturday in Round 5 of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jun 03

VISIT FLORIDA Racing nearly snags pole in wild qualifying at Detroit

Chevrolet Sports Car Classic

VISIT FLORIDA Racing nearly snags pole in wild qualifying at DetroitAs the checkered flag flew in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship qualifying session on Friday, VISIT FLORIDA Racing found themselves celebrating as the No. 90 VISIT FLORIDA Racing Gibson-Riley sat atop the timing charts with a fast time of 1:24.693-seconds set by Renger van der Zande during the 15-minute run. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jun 03

Change Racing Fourth on Belle Isle Grid

Chevrolet Sports Car Classic

Change Racing Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of SebringAs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship stages Round 5 at Belle Isle, Change Racing is set to start fourth for Saturday’s 100-minute sprint race through the streets.
Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Jun 01

IMSA newcomer Kenny Habul off to quick start as WeatherTech Championship Owner/Driver

Habul is both team owner and driver

Australian IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship rookie Kenny Habul readily admits his knowledge of the series was somewhat limited prior to the 2017 season in which his No. 75 SunEnergy1 Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3 made its debut. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

May 30

Change Racing ready to hit the reset button ahead Detroit weekend

Chevrolet Sports Car Classic at Detroit

Change Racing Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of SebringThe Change Racing crew sets off to the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic at Detroit for the fifth round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship this weekend. After a frustrating finish in the fourth round of racing at Circuit of the Americas, the team continues its hard work in hopes that lady luck will soon be on their side.  Read the rest of this entry »

Share

May 30

VISIT FLORIDA Racing bound for Belle Isle

Round 5 of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, 100-minute race

Visit Florida Racing visits Sebring for Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of SebringTRACK: Located on Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan, the temporary street circuit winds through Belle Isle Park and has 13 corners at 2.34-miles in length. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

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 »

Share

May 10

Tales from the paddock – Maro Engel: “May is a mega race month for me” (+videos)

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoAfter the successful DTM season opener for Mercedes-AMG Motorsport at Hockenheim, the Silver Arrows are back in action for the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona this coming weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

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 »

Share

May 07

Change Racing sweeps Lamborghini Super Trofeo at COTA

Sunday saw a roller coaster of emotions for Change Racing at Circuit of the Americas

Change Racing sweeps Lamborghini Super Trofeo at COTAThe two-time Lamborghini Super Trofeo World Champs take two wins at COTA, while a promising IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship outing is cut short by drivetrain failure. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

May 06

Ricky Taylor puts Cadillac on COTA Pole in dominating performance

The Taylor train kept rolling at Circuit of The Americas on Friday, and maybe even picked up some more speed

In qualifying for Saturday’s Advance Auto Parts Sportscar Showdown, Ricky Taylor beat the previous IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship lap record on the 3.4-mile COTA track by exactly three seconds, and beat the field by more than 1.5 seconds to take the pole position in the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R with a best lap of 1 minute, 54.809 seconds (106.6 mph). Read the rest of this entry »

Share

May 05

Circuit of The Americas Thursday Notebook

The No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R finished each of the day’s two practice sessions at the top of the leaderboard

Continuing a perfect to start the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season, brothers Jordan and Ricky Taylor continued to show the speed Friday at Circuit of The Americas that led to season-opening wins at Daytona, Sebring and Long Beach.

Read the rest of this entry »

Share

May 03

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing firing on all cylinders one Year after First Ford GT Win

At this point in last year’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing was struggling

2017-04-16_0179Though competitive speed was demonstrated, mechanical issues plagued the brand-new No. 66 and 67 Ford GTs through the first few races of 2016. The highest finishing position managed by either car in the first three races was a fourth in class by the No. 67 car, taken at . Read the rest of this entry »

Share

May 02

Pressure still on Taylor Brothers heading to Circuit of The Americas

This year, the Taylor brothers opened the year with back-to-back victories

You have to go back to 2011 to find a team and driver pairing at the Prototype level of U.S. sports car racing that had as hot a start to the season as Jordan and Ricky Taylor have in their No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Apr 27

40-Car IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship field set for Circuit of The Americas next week

Live coverage of the race in the United States will be available via IMSA Radio along with in-car cameras on IMSA.com

All four IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship classes – totaling 40 cars – have been entered for next week’s fourth round of the 12-race season, the Advance Auto Parts SportsCar Showdown at Circuit of The Americas on Saturday, May 6. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Apr 09

Two-Way Three-Peat

The win was also the Taylors’ third consecutive on the streets of Long Beach

The closing driver in the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi V.R may have been different, but on Saturday the result was more of the same as Jordan Taylor – after watching his older brother and co-driver Ricky drive to victory in the opening two races on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship calendar – made it three wins in a row by winning the BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Apr 08

Taylor brothers score TOTAL Pole Award for BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach

In the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R

The wave of momentum brothers Ricky and Jordan Taylor established with wins in the opening two races on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship calendar has seemingly carried over to the streets of Long Beach.

Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Apr 08

Jan Magnussen takes Third Long Beach class pole in Corvette

In both cases, the Dane went on to win the next day.

Prior to Friday, Corvette Racing driver Jan Magnussen had qualified on pole twice for IMSA sports car races on the streets of Long Beach, taking the American Le Mans Series GT1 class pole in 2008 and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class pole in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Older posts «