Tag Archive: IMSA

Mar 20

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Event News and Notes 

Round 1 and 2 at Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, Florida

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Event News and Notes The following is a summary of competition stories, news, and results from Rounds 1 and 2 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring held March 15-18, 2017 at Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, Florida.

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Mar 20

The much-anticipated debut of the LM P3 category in the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda didn’t disappoint

IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda Event News and Notes

The much-anticipated debut of the LM P3 category in the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda didn’t disappointFour different manufacturers were represented in the class over the weekend at Sebring International Raceway for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida.
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Mar 18

AERO™ Advanced Paint Technology targets tough Sebring 12

“We’ve always had a good performance at Sebring”  – Bobby Rahal

AERO™ Advanced Paint Technology targets tough Sebring 12IMSA will stage the toughest 12 hours of racing this weekend as the bumpy Sebring International Raceway plays host for the 65th  running of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring (on-air coverage on FS1 starting at 1:30 PM ET Saturday).  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

Honda believes it has closed competition gap for 2017

Usually at private test sessions, lap times are a closely guarded secret

HondaThey aren’t released by the Verizon IndyCar Series and only occasionally will teams share them with the media. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing to field Three Ford GTs at Sebring

“This is another great opportunity for our WEC and IMSA teams to work together” – Chip Ganassi

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing will send three Ford GTs to the 12 Hours of Sebring March 18, 2017 as the team attempts to sweep three of the most legendary endurance sports car races in the world within nine months. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Lynn gets acquainted with No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi at Sebring test

It was a day of firsts at Sebring International Raceway for British racing driver Alex Lynn

Before Thursday’s first day of a two-day IMSA-sanctioned test at the site of next month’s 65th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, Lynn never had driven the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R he will share with 2017 Rolex 24 At Daytona winners Jordan and Ricky Taylor. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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