Tag Archive: IMSA

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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Jun 02

IMSA finalizes cooperation agreement with WSC for TCR International

The Touring Car Racing (TCR) class will run in addition to the two existing Continental Tire Challenge classes

Officials from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and World Sporting Consulting (WSC) as the rights holder for TCR today confirmed plans for a TCR class to begin competing in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge beginning in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 25

Chevrolet Sports Car Classic brings entry list of 28 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race cars to Motor City

The race will be televised live on FS2 beginning at 12:30 p.m. ET.

Three IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship classes and a total of 28 race cars are ready for a 100-minute battle on the streets of Detroit’s Belle Isle Park for the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic on Saturday, June 3. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 18

24 Hours of Le Mans: The American teams in full tilt preparations

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Team USA and Scuderia Corsa will attempt to clinch a second class win in a row

The American teams in full tilt preparations for the 24 Hours of Le MansThis year, as many as five teams (eight cars) participating in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the American endurance racing championship, will take the start at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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May 15

Championship chase begins in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada Series

The race weekend features two races

2014-08-07_0498The 2017 season for the IMSA Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama kicks off its seventh season May 19-21 as part of the Castrol Presents the Victoria Day SpeedFest Weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) in Bowmanville, Ontario. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 11

IMSA Prototype Challenge driver Fix campaigning American-Made LMP3 chassis

Fix, who lives in Buffalo, N.Y., has a rich history in sports car racing.

IMSA Prototype Challenge driver Fix campaigning American-Made LMP3 chassisVeteran driver Paul Fix was looking for the next challenge in his racing career when Tony Ave reached out to him about a new opportunity in International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) competition with a brand-new car.

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Apr 29

IMSA expands international television reach through new partnerships

Many of the world’s greatest manufacturers have deep-rooted history in IMSA competition

Since the formation of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) in 1969, the sanctioning body has taken great pride in its relevance to international audiences and the large number of fans from around the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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