Tag Archive: IMSA

Apr 13

Plans taking shape for new Prototype to debut In 2017

New “Global” Prototype format to enable International crossover

As the 2015 World Endurance Championship (WEC) season opens this weekend at the UK’s famed Silverstone circuit, officials from the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) provided updates on a new, common Prototype format to be used globally beginning in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Skeer Powers to First Porsche Victory at NOLA Motorsports Park

“It’s really emotional” – Skeer

After two straight second-place finishes, rookie Elliott Skeer earned his first career Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama victory in a smooth, controlled drive during Round 3 Saturday at NOLA Motorsports Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Syndicated Network TV Coverage of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama to resume this weekend

IMSA, Sinclair partnership continues in 2015

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logo Syndicated network television coverage of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama events will continue in 2015 through a partnership between the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

China Racing to compete at historic Long Beach track

China Racing cars are run by engineers and mechanics of Campos Racing

Both China Racing drivers in Miami, Nelson Piquet Jr and Charles, will team up again at classic Long Beach event, which will be slightly shortened for the ePrix in comparison with that used in the Formula 1, IndyCar or ALMS. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

Newcomer Clark Toppe shows poise, talent in successful IMSA debut

Toppe, 17, crossed the checkered flag in second and first place

Rookie Clark Toppe looked more like a veteran at Sebring International Raceway, kicking off the opening weekend of Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda championship with two podium finishes. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

IMSA, ACO extend partnership for Six years

Partnership among flobal Endurance Sports Car Racing leaders through 2020

IMSA logo Shortly before the green flag waved to start the 63rd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, officials from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and the Automobile Club l’Ouest (ACO) announced a six-year extension of their strategic alliance to advance sports car racing in North America and around the world. The extension runs through the 2020 racing season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

IMSA, Porsche announce multi-year extension of single-make series

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama To Continue Under IMSA Sanction Through 2017

2014-08-07_0498 The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Porsche Motorsport North America today announced a multi-year extension of their partnership to conduct the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama through the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

Jesse Lazare opens season with victory at Sebring for new team

“It feels great. Honestly, I was waiting for this since last year.” – Jesse Lazare

Kelly-Moss Motorsports won the Team Championship in 2014 in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, and team newcomer Jesse Lazare kept the winning beat at the start of the 2015 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

Chevrolet named ‘Official Safety Truck of IMSA’

Multi-year agreement provides Silverado 2500 HD Safety Trucks                                 

imsa-chevrolet-safety-truck Officials from Chevrolet and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today announced an agreement naming Chevrolet the “Official Safety Truck of IMSA.” Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

More than 140 entries across Four IMSA-Sanctioned series continue 63-Year tradition at Sebring International Raceway

47-Car entry for Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida

12 Hours of Sebring logo An annual rite of spring for motorsports fans since 1952, Sebring International Raceway again becomes the center of the sports car racing universe next week. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

Young driver Andrew Longe has title goals in next step in Porsche

The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama has been on Longe’s radar for some time

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logo Andrew Longe is making his Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama debut March 18-20 at Sebring International Raceway, but he is no stranger to Porsche. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

Microsoft Visual Studio, IMSA expand partnership for 2015

Visual Studio 150 Continental Tire Challenge Race Set For March 20 At Sebring

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Microsoft today announced that Visual Studio, Microsoft’s suite of application development software, will have an expanded IMSA presence in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

IMSA appoints new race directors in development, single-make series

Forbes-Robinson, Snyder, Dale Bring Vast Experience to Prototype Lites, Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA/Canada, Lamborghini Super Trofeo, Ferrari Challenge

IMSA logo Elliott Forbes-Robinson, Todd Snyder and Terry Dale will serve as race directors for the five International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) Development and Single-Make Series for the 2015 season, as the sanctioning body continues to build a strong, unified officiating team for its championships. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Prototype Lites field prepares for 2015 season

New Venue Feb. 24-25 At NOLA Test

Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda 2014 logo Many top teams and drivers from the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda championship will test Feb. 24-25 at NOLA Motorsports Park, a new venue for the IMSA Development Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin unveils 10-Round schedule for 2015

The fifth season of the championship starts May 15-17 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) unveiled today a four-venue, 10-event schedule for the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin, one of 20 global Porsche 911 GT3 Cup one-make championships that provide thrilling action and groom drivers for future TUDOR United SportsCar Championship competition in North America or professional GT racing worldwide. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

IMSA, PRS Guitars extend partnership for Sixth consecutive year

Announcing the new 2015 PRS IMSA trophy guitar

IMSA, PRS Guitars PRS Guitars again has stepped up to the challenge of celebrating race winners in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship by announcing the new 2015 PRS IMSA trophy guitar. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

TUDOR Championship, Continental Tire Challenge television schedules finalized

FOX Sports To Carry 70.5 Hours Of TUDOR Championship Action In 2015

IMSA logo The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and FOX Sports today confirmed more than 90 hours of television coverage for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

IMSA, Ferrari Challenge North America announce three-year extension

Established in 1993, and now in its 22nd year, Ferrari Challenge also has series in Europe and Asia Pacific.

2014-06-28_0619 The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Ferrari Challenge North America today announced a three-year extension of its partnership to continue running the Ferrari Challenge under IMSA sanction in North America through the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Indycar stars add luster to Daytona 24-hour race

A Verizon IndyCar Series competitor has co-driven the winning overall entry in the Rolex 24 At Daytona the past four years.

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo Indycar will have significant star power this week at the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona as 14 of the 33 starters from the 98th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race will compete in the first endurance race of the IMSA-sanctioned schedule at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Rolex 24 an International Showcase for drivers, teams, manufacturers

Global Television Distribution, IMSA TV To Showcase Rolex 24 Worldwide

IMSA logo Keeping true to its name as the sanctioning body of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) will spotlight a robust contingent of international drivers, teams and manufacturers on the world stage for the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 24-25. Read the rest of this entry »

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