Tag Archive: IMSA

Feb 11

Gomez earns 2016 IMSA Scholarship toward Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA By Yokohama drive

19-Year-Old From Puerto Rico to drive for NGT Motorsport

Victor Gomez IV has secured a full-season drive in the 2016 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, in part through a scholarship from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and supported by Porsche and Yokohama.

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Feb 03

Mazda Prototype Lites Champions Goikhberg, Koch stand atop Rolex 24 At Daytona podium

It was the first victory in the class and in the WeatherTech Championship for the team

Mazda Prototype Lites Champions Goikhberg, Koch Stand Atop Rolex 24 At Daytona Podium There was one common thread besides trophies, champagne and fatigue among the top two Prototype Challenge teams standing on the podium after the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 31.

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Jan 28

WeatherTech kicks off IMSA Partnership with National Television advertising (+video)

30-Second Spot To Air During National Morning News Programming
When WeatherTech was introduced as the new entitlement partner of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship last August, increased levels of advertising and marketing activation featured prominently in the announcement.

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Jan 28

IMSA: BMW unveil commemorative liveries at Daytona

BMW unveiled a special livery for the M6 GTLM that due to compete in the Rolex 24 at Daytona this weekend

There will be two new BMW M6 GTLMs on the starting gird of the Rolex 24 at Daytona this weekend, one of which will be sporting a livery inspired in part by the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Mazda Prototype Lites to compete in Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières

Prototype Sports Cars Return to Popular Canadian Street Circuit for First Time since 2003

Mazda Prototype Lites To Compete In Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA)-sanctioned Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires will compete Aug. 12-14 at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières (GP3R) in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada.

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Jan 20

IMSA: The 12 Hours of Sebring poster unveiled

An air force base during World War II, the Sebring circuit is known as merciless

The Sebring International Raceway has revealed the poster for the 64th edition of the 12 Hours of Sebring, second round of the 2016 season of the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, new name of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, which will take place March 19th. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

Mazda Prototype Lites pave smooth path to Rolex 24 At Daytona

For a handful of drivers, the Rolex 24 At Daytona is more than just the start of the North American auto racing season.

It’s also their first appearance in the big time – the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) WeatherTech SportsCar Championship – that they’ve worked toward while competing in recent seasons in the Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires, an IMSA Development Series.

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Jan 14

Montreal International Auto Show launch and updates (+photos)

Montreal International Auto Show as seen by Flagworld team

2016-01-14-09-29-56_0013Flagworld’s coverage of the Montreal International Auto Show is online.

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Jan 14

IMSA, Yokohama extend partnership into Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada

Manufacturer To Serve As Official Tire Provider For USA, Canadian Series

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge CanadaThe International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Yokohama Tire Corporation have expanded their partnership to include Yokohama serving as the official tire provider and presenting sponsor of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama, starting with the 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 08

McLaren’s Tyler Alexander passes away

“Quite simply, Tyler lived and breathed McLaren”

McLaren's Tyler Alexander passes awayMcLaren chief Ron Dennis has led the tributes for Tyler Alexander after he passed away at the age of 75, as confirmed by the Woking-based squad. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 26

IMSA preview: The Roar Before the Rolex 24

A closer look at the season-opening test

The International Motor Sports Association rings in the New Year in grand fashion with the Roar Before the Rolex 24 on January 8-10 at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires 2016 schedule released, featuring 14 Races

Return to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires logoA return to scenic Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is among the highlights of the 2016 schedule for the newly rebranded Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires.

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Dec 14

IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama 2016 schedule features 16 rounds

Series joins WeatherTech Championship on seven weekends

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logo The 2016 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama will feature 16 rounds on some of the most iconic road courses in North America. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

New, patient strategy paid off with first Platinum Cup title for veteran Green

Patience, consistency and control paid off this summer
Chris Green earned his first Platinum Cup championship in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin with Pfaff M Chris Green broke through with his first Platinum Cup championship in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin in 2015 by following a new strategy.

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Nov 19

New look for IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype Teams at Daytona test

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 07

IMSA celebrates 2015 season at TUDOR Night Of Champions

Action Express Repeats In Both TUDOR Championship, Patrón Endurance Cup

The Georgia Aquarium proved to be an appropriate backdrop as the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) paid tribute to its 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship titlists at Monday’s TUDOR Night of Champions.

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Sep 22

IMSA, Yokohama extend partnership for Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama

Tire Manufacturer To Increase Commitment, Activation of Single-Make Series

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.

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Sep 17

Focus on customers helps Cooper Tires flourish in Prototype Lites

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) welcomed Cooper Tires as its Prototype Lites series sponsor in 2010
Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda 2014 logo Since then, Cooper Tires has welcomed droves of drivers and teams into its family. Cooper Tires, based in Findlay, Ohio, is a global company known for its innovative, high-quality, reliable tires.

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Sep 15

Gibson Technology and Cosworth Electronics selected as sole suppliers for 2017 LM P2 regulations

The ACO, FIA and IMSA are continuing their work on the introduction of new technical regulations

Image result for ACO FIA IMSAThe 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 10

IMSA plans multiple Justin Wilson tributes for COTA

“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.

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