Tag Archive: IMSA
Four Prototype Challenge teams turn testing laps at Daytona
While each of the six IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype class cars participating in the pre-season test at Daytona International Speedway competed in the 2015 Rolex 24 At Daytona, all have made significant changes in preparation for the 2016 endurance classic.
The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Yokohama Tire Corporation have reached a multi-year agreement to extend their partnership, with Yokohama continuing as the official tire provider and series sponsor for the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama.
The ACO, FIA and IMSA are continuing their work on the introduction of new technical regulations
The World Motor Sport Council has validated the selection by the ACO, FIA and IMSA committee of Gibson Technology as the sole engine supplier for cars in the LM P2 sports car category of ACO and FIA series, and Cosworth Electronics as the sole electronics supplier for LM P2 in ACO/FIA competitions as well as the IMSA category prototypes entered for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2017, the date on which the new regulations come into force.
“We will pay tribute to Justin Wilson and support the efforts of the Wilson Children’s Fund”
The Verizon IndyCar Series, Formula 1, and FIA World Endurance Championship have honored the late Justin Wilson during their respective events held after the Briton’s death on Aug. 24, and with next weekend’s Lone Star Le Mans event at Circuit of The Americas, IMSA will have its first opportunity to celebrate Wilson in competition.
Driver succumbs to injury sustained in Aug. 23 race
INDYCAR announced that driver Justin Wilson, who enjoyed success in multiple motorsports series during a two-decade professional career, died today from a head injury sustained in the Verizon IndyCar Series race Aug. 23 at Pocono Raceway. He was 37.
The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and WeatherTech jointly announced today that the leader in automotive accessories and one of the industry’s most strategic marketers of its products will become the new entitlement partner of IMSA’s premier sports car series.
“You couldn’t ask for anything better than this” – Hargrove
Scott Hargrove delivered a long-distance birthday present to his father by winning Round 8 of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin on Sunday, Aug. 2 at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières (GP3R), completing a weekend sweep of both races.
After eight months’ work and a two-month selection process
The four constructors are: Dallara (Italy-United States), Onroak Automotive (France), Oreca (France-United States) and the joint-venture Riley Tech/Multimatic (USA, Canada and the United Kingdom), subject to validation of the regulations by the World Motor Sport Council on 10th July.
Reigning Platinum Cup champion Scott Hargrove completed a perfect weekend at Calabogie Motorsports Park by winning Rounds 5 and 6 of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin from the pole Sunday, July 5.
Championship leader Chris Green, from Montreal, qualified second
Reigning Platinum Cup champion Scott Hargrove needed just two flying laps to set a track record and win the pole for Round 5 of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin on Saturday, July 4 at Calabogie Motorsports Park.