Tag Archive: IMSA

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.

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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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Jul 26

BUBBA burger extends Official Partnership with IMSA

“BUBBA burger is an enthusiastic partner of IMSA and we are thrilled to extend and expand our relationship”

Extending a partnership that began in 2016, officials from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and BUBBA burger today confirmed a three-year extension, making BUBBA burger the Official Burger of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship through at least the 2020 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Acura, Team Penske announce IMSA WeatherTech Championship Prototype Program

Through The Years…Team Penske In Sports Car Racing

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) has expanded the involvement of an existing premium automobile partner and added another world-class organization to its already impressive WeatherTech SportsCar Championship roster. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

Ostella returns to IMSA for Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix at Home Track in Bowmanville

Ostella will be driving the No. 52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports LMP2 entry

Image result for No. 52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports LMP2David Ostella is hopping into a Prototype Class car as he returns to the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship at the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix this weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) in Bowmanville, Ontario.

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Jul 06

IMSA Unveils ‘36 Hours Of Florida’ For Pro-Am Teams To Debut In 2018

Trueman Pro-Am Team Endurance Award,

International race teams and Pro-Am driver lineups have been part of the Rolex 24 At Daytona and Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida throughout each event’s long and storied history. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 04

Mustang Sampling Racing taking winning momentum North 

“It is an old style track, a fast race track and I think it will be a very fun place to race”

Mustang Sampling Racing taking winning momentum North The only back-to-back weekend of races on the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule is one that is well-timed for Mustang Sampling Racing, as the team will pack its race-winning momentum from Watkins Glen for the trip up north to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) and Sunday’s Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Watkins Glen Patriotic Liveries

In honor of Independence Day weekend

At this weekend’s activities at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, IMSA staged a photo opportunity Thursday night at Watkins Glen International featuring cars with patriotic liveries from all of its sanctioned series competing this weekend.

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Jun 23

IMSA’s Road Course “Ringers” Ready for NASCAR Action this Summer

IMSA Teams, Drivers Return Following Eventful 24 Hours of Le Mans

While the heart of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season kicks off with the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen next weekend and includes five races in nine weeks, a couple of WeatherTech Championship regulars will do a bit of moonlighting and compete in NASCAR road course events during off weekends this summer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 14

IMSA Championship leaders join forces for 24 Hours of Le Mans

The all-IMSA trio of Jeroen Bleekemolen, Ben Keating and Ricky Taylor will be piloting the only Multimatic/Riley chassis

If there’s one driver lineup bringing momentum into this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, it’s that of the No. 43 Keating Motorsports Riley MK30 Gibson.

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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 »

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