Tag Archive: IMSA

Jul 05

Hargrove Caps Perfect Weekend with Two Wins from Pole at Calabogie

Platinum Cup points leader Chris Green and Daniel Morad earned the other two podium positions

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

Hargrove sets track record, wins pole at Calabogie

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Unpredictable chase for top spot on podium continues July 4-5 at Calabogie

Chris Green leads the Platinum Cup standings with 74 points

It’s anyone’s guess to forecast winners in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin as the series reaches the halfway point of the 2015 season July 4-5 at Calabogie Motorsports Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Kenton Koch is just two points shy of perfection through six rounds this season in the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda

Nearly spotless Koch continues to push hard  for racing perfection

Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda 2014 logo Koch has won five of six starts in his rookie year in the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) Official Development Series, finishing second in the other in the No. 60 JDC Motorsports entry. He has started from the pole in five of six rounds. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

Legendary driver Forbes-Robinson refuses to slow down in new official role

Elliott Forbes-Robinson will be the first to admit he sometimes oversteps his boundaries in his new job.

But neither his fellow officials at the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) nor the drivers and teams he oversees as race director for the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda seem to mind. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

‘Class One’ materialises

Engine regulsations have been passed

DTM logo On the day after the 2015 Nürburgring 24h Race, the ‘Class One’ steering committee, consisting of representatives of the Japanese GTA, the American IMSA and the DTM umbrella organisation ITR e.V., held its first meeting of the year and made ground-breaking decisions. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Husain pursues personal growth in Rookie IMSA season

Naj Husain loves a challenge

Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda 2014 logoHusain relishes solving problems and tackling difficult challenges. He brings this passion to everything, be it running an innovative technology company or racing in his Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda machine. Read the rest of this entry »

May 08

Goetz enjoying challenge, close competition in first year of IMSA Racing

Racing a Porsche is nothing out of the ordinary for John Goetz

But competition in the iconic German marque took a new, exciting look this season for Goetz as he stepped up to his first full season in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama with Wright Motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Alon focused on improvement, championship in second IMSA season

The bar is raised higher this season

This year marks the second season in the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda for driver Robert Alon, and he is zeroed in on winning a championship. Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

Kyle Gimple completes Monterey Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge held Round 3

Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge logo Kyle Gimple fought through a tough event at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca over the weekend as the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge held Round 3 of the 2015 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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