Tag Archive: IMSA

Feb 16

34 entries set for Sebring test next week

Back to business

The next round of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is America’s oldest professional sports car endurance race, the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida set for Saturday, March 18. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

Circuit of The Americas announces Advance Auto Parts Sportscar Showdown on May 5-6

Advance Auto Parts is the perfect choice to serve as the title sponsor

Circuit of The Americas (COTA) today announced a new race to add to its turbo-charged roster of annual events: the Advance Auto Parts Sportscar Showdown, taking place at the award winning circuit on May 5-6, 2017.

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Feb 09

Promising start for Motorsports In Action at Daytona

Chris Green and Jesse Lazare, both from Montreal, battled for the Grand Sport (GS) class lead

Motorsports In Action (MIA) took to Daytona International Speedway the day before the Rolex 24 to contest the first round of the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge’s 2017 season. The four-hour BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona launch saw MIA’s pair of McLaren 570S GT4s experience a very promising introduction to the series. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

IMSA realizing unprecedented positive results on and off the race track following successful Rolex 24 At Daytona

The 55th Rolex 24 At Daytona likely will be remembered as a watershed moment in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship history

On the racetrack, the event saw the competition debut of 12 brand-new Daytona Prototype international (DPi) and LM P2 race cars in the series’ top Prototype class, as well as a new car from Porsche in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class and the WeatherTech Championship debut for Mercedes-AMG, Lexus and Acura in the GT Daytona (GTD) class. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

NASCAR meets IMSA as Kevin Hamlin and TJ Majors return to Rolex 24 spotters stand with Change Racing

Monster Energy Cup regulars return to Daytona International Speedway for Rolex 24

Change Racing When the green flag flies on the Rolex 24 At Daytona (2:00 PM ET FOX), all eyes will be on the 55 IMSA WeatherTech machines that will go hurling into turn one on the first of hundreds of laps around the 3.56-mile road course at Daytona International Speedway.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Change Racing Rolex 24 at Daytona

The event is the first race of the 11-round IMSA championship, which will close at Road Atlanta in October

Lewis and Mul Set for IMSA Campaign in Lamborghini Huracàn GT3 as Forza Motorsport joins Change Racing  Change Racing will look to get the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season off to a fast start next weekend as the team prepares for the Rolex 24 At Daytona (Live coverage starting at 2:00 PM ET on FOX). Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Anticipation of new era for IMSA Prototypes provides incredible excitement and intrigue

It’s been a long time coming

There’s seldom any shortage of excitement at the Rolex 24 At Daytona, North America’s toughest, most prestigious sports car endurance race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Memo Gidley to make highly anticipated return to Daytona

“Daytona is a special place for me and I’ve been wanting to get back as soon as I was healed” – Gidley

Popular sports car racer Memo Gidley is returning to Daytona International Speedway this week, three years after he was injured in a heavy crash during the third hour of the 2014 Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

New cars, experienced teams make GT Class favorites tough to predict in Rolex 24

We’ll take a look at the GT field today, and tomorrow, we’ll preview the Prototypes.

Fifty-five IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship entries take to the grid in, coincidentally, the 55th edition of the Rolex 24 At Daytona. There are four classes, two of them Prototype and Prototype Challenge, both populated by purpose-built race cars that resemble street cars only in passing. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Motorsports in Action to debut championship-minded IMSA team at Rolex 24 at Daytona

Drivers Jesse Lazare and Chris Green behind the wheels of two of the very first production McLaren 570S GT4 cars

MIA-2017 Motorsports In Action (MIA) will make its IMSA debut at the first race of the 2107 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge in Daytona Beach, Florida, January 26-27. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Long Beach: IMSA goes Seaside in the Springtime

One of two street-circuit races on the schedule

For a short time each spring, streets in Long Beach, California are blocked off for an action-packed racing weekend fit for one of the largest entertainment markets in the world. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

IMSA latest news

55 Cars ready for action in Roar Before The Rolex 24 At Daytona

Scuderia Corsa Announces Driver Lineup for 24 Hours of Daytona.  Unwrapping the Last Gift. Driver Lineup Confirmed for the 2017 Mazda Prototype Team. BAR1 Motorsports Preps for Rolex 24 With Two Cars. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 04

Lewis and Mul set for IMSA campaign in Lamborghini Huracàn GT3 as Forza Motorsport joins Change Racing 

Full season drivers Corey Lewis and Jeroen Mul joined by Kaz Grala and Brett Sandberg in Rolex 24

Lewis and Mul Set for IMSA Campaign in Lamborghini Huracàn GT3 as Forza Motorsport joins Change Racing  New Change Racing partnership with Forza Motorsports/Turn 10 Studios features branding and content integration with XBOX; Existing programs with Monster Energy, Orion Lighting, Lamborghini Carolinas continue in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 31

Devin Jones and Drake Kemper to drive Bodymotion ST Porsche Cayman in 2017 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge

“I couldn’t be more excited to be back with Bodymotion for the 2017 season” – Jones

Returning driver Devin Jones will be joined for the 2017 season by a new driver to Bodymotion Racing, Drake Kemper, starting at the Roar before the Rolex 24 test at Daytona International Speedway which takes place January 6-8. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Technical Regulations released for 2017 WeatherTech Championship

IMSA officials released Technical Regulations for all four classes heading into the upcoming season

2016-07-10-3284 The 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will usher in a bold new era for professional sports car racing in North America led by all-new race cars in the series’ top Prototype (P) class. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

C360R returns with Audi S3 effort in IMSA Street Tuner

Multiple-championship-winning team returns to ST for 14th straight season

C360R returns with Audi S3 effort in IMSA Street Tuner Long-time IMSA team C360R today announced the return of its popular Audi S3 to Continental Tire Sportscar Challenge competition for the 2017 season. This is the team’s 14th consecutive year in the IMSA-sanctioned series. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 06

Enhancements unveiled for 2017 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge

Race Weekends Focused On Maximizing Track Time

Nov 27

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park: IMSA Races to the North

In 2017, Canada will celebrate its sesquicentennial and with CTMP being built in 1961

2016-07-09-1318Each year, The IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship and Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge hop across the longest international border in the world to bring some of the best sports car racing to Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 15

WeatherTech Championship teams ready for return to track

The IMSA-sanctioned November and December tests will help set the stage for teams before January’s Roar Before the Rolex 24

2016-07-10-3284 Beginning on Tuesday, November 15, IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competitors will return to action for the first IMSA-sanctioned on-track activity since the Petit Le Mans finale more than one month ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 09

Paul Miller Racing returns with Bryan Sellers, Madison Snow and Lamborghini in IMSA for 2017

Full-season drivers Bryan Sellers and Madison Snow return in 2017

Paul Miller Racing will return to the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with the same driver, crew and race-car package the No. 48 Lamborghini Huracán GT3 team drove to one race victory and third-place in the IMSA GT Daytona (GTD) championship standings this past season. Read the rest of this entry »

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