Tag Archive: IMSA

Dec 27

P1 Motorsports Continues to Expand into IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTD Competition in 2018

The expansion plans for P1 Motorsports, a team based in Coconut Creek, Florida, are continuing

Launched in 2017 by Juan “JC” Perez, the sports car racing team has enjoyed a tremendously successful first season of competition in the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda series (IPC) and the Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America series, garnering both a driver and a team championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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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.

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Dec 20

Jeff Stone, Kelly-Moss Road and Race continue quest for positioning Young Drivers on a Championship Path

Stone and his Kelly-Moss team nabbed two championships this year

Kelly-Moss Road and Race targets fast start at Sebring Jeff Stone, President of Madison, Wisconsin-based Kelly-Moss Road and Race, is well known around the IMSA paddock for his talent for developing young drivers into champions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 15

Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama Unveils 12-Round Schedule for 2018 Season

Latest season to kick-off at the legendary Sebring Raceway

2017-06-11_0234A new venue in Sebring, FL, to inaugurate the start of the season, is the leading highlight of the 2018 schedule for the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama, announced today by the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA). Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 10

Positive TCR Test for Aurora Straus at Daytona

Ahead of the 2018 opener

The 2018 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Championship season opener at Daytona International Speedway next month will feature the launch of an all-new class, as the internationally recognized “TCR” class stages its first IMSA-sanctioned event on North American soil.

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Dec 06

Rolex 24 At DAYTONA teams complete initial testing

Look to ‘Roar Before the Rolex 24’

IMSA TestingWith an initial two-day Rolex 24 At DAYTONA test completed on Wednesday, teams immediately switched their collective focus to the annual Roar Before the Rolex 24 testing on Jan. 5-7 at Daytona International Speedway.

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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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Oct 30

Applications for IMSA’s 2018 Hurley Haywood GT3 Cup Scholarship are now being accepted

Applications will be reviewed and the recipient will be announced in early December for the 2018 season

The 2017 Hurley Haywood Scholarship Presentation to Jake Eidson (third from right) at Daytona International SpeedwayFull-season Premium Entry into the 2018 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by YokohamaThe International Motorsports Association (IMSA) is now accepting applications for the IMSA Hurley Haywood GT3 Cup Scholarship, supported by Porsche and Yokohama. 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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Sep 28

Nasr and Albuquerque join Action Express Racing for 2018 IMSA WeatherTech Campaign

Evolved driver lineup as three-time IMSA champions look ahead to 2018

Nasr and Albuquerque join Action Express Racing for 2018 IMSA WeatherTech CampaignAction Express Racing secured the 2014, 2015, and 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Team, Driver, and Tequila Patron Endurance championships and returned to the IMSA winner circle in 2017 with both the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R and No. 5 Mustang Sampling Racing DPi-V.R entries. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

Star-studded entry list for Motul Petit Le Mans features 38 Cars

IMSA Radio also will have live coverage available on IMSARadio.com, RadioLeMans.com and SiriusXM Radio

The stars will be out in full force next week when the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship fires the engines for the final time this season at Road Atlanta for the 20th Anniversary Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta on Saturday, Oct. 7. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

16-year-old IMSA driver Roman De Angelis attempting history by clinching both Canadian and USA Series

De Angelis already clinched the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama Gold Cup 

2017-08-13_0297For most 16-year-old high school kids, juggling school, friends and a part-time job is hard enough. Try adding a full-time race career on top of that. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

World-Class Sports Car weekend with IMSA, WEC coming to Sebring in 2019

The Sebring event will be the seventh race on the 2018-2019 WEC calendar

The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) announced today that Sebring International Raceway will host not one, but two, world-class endurance sports car events in 2019. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 27

Change Racing on Pole at VIRginia International Raceway

Second consecutive pole for Change Racing in IMSA competition

2017-07-07_8763It was another big day for Change Racing at VIRginia International Raceway as Jeroen Mul scored the second consecutive pole position for the team.

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Aug 17

Star Power: Team Penske, Tequila Patrón ESM Announce High-Profile Driver Signings

Highlighted by the full-time IMSA arrival of Juan Pablo Montoya

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship just landed even more star power in advance of its highly-anticipated 2018 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 14

IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda Event News and Notes

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2017-08-13_0442While the skies were sunny and clear, the track surface at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres told another story for the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda series Race 1 Saturday morning.

Flagworld photo album 

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Aug 05

Mueller leads Ford GT sweep of front row at Road America

It was Mueller’s 20th career IMSA pole, second in a row at Road America and a new class track record

Dirk Mueller was in a league of his own in qualifying Saturday at Road America, leading a Ford GT sweep of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class front row for Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase.

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Aug 04

IMSA, VP Racing Fuels commit to long-term extension of partnership

The company will continue to fuel IMSA race cars for the foreseeable future

VP Racing Fuels, Inc. has been fueling race cars in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship since its inception in 2014 and has fueled several other International Motor Sports Association (IMSA)-sanctioned series for the past several years as well. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 29

IMSA will return to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on May 4-6, 2018

Popular Midwestern Venue To Host First IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Race

IMSA logoIn a news conference at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) President Scott Atherton and Mid-Ohio President Craig Rust jointly announced the return of IMSA racing to the historic, 2.258-mile road course on the weekend of May 4-6, 2018.   Read the rest of this entry »

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