Tag Archive: IMSA

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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Apr 28

McLaren’s Speedy First Impression

Three teams, C360R, Motorsports In Action and VOLT Racing, were quick to pounce on the new McLaren racecar

After IMSA announced in August 2016 that the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge would see a transition to the GT4 technical specifications in its Grand Sport (GS) class, there was a wave of excitement throughout the racing world about what the changes would bring. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 27

40-Car IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship field set for Circuit of The Americas next week

Live coverage of the race in the United States will be available via IMSA Radio along with in-car cameras on IMSA.com

All four IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship classes – totaling 40 cars – have been entered for next week’s fourth round of the 12-race season, the Advance Auto Parts SportsCar Showdown at Circuit of The Americas on Saturday, May 6. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 25

Lone Star Racing to debut No. 80 ACS Manufacturing Mercedes-AMG GT3 at Circuit of The Americas

IMSA WeatherTech Championship Advance Auto Parts Sportscar Showdown at COTA, May 4 – 6,

Lone Star Racing team principal and driver Dan Knox will debut the new No. 80 ACS Manufacturing Mercedes-AMG GT3 with co-driver Mike Skeen in the team’s home-race next month at Circuit of The Americas (COTA). Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 08

Jan Magnussen takes Third Long Beach class pole in Corvette

In both cases, the Dane went on to win the next day.

Prior to Friday, Corvette Racing driver Jan Magnussen had qualified on pole twice for IMSA sports car races on the streets of Long Beach, taking the American Le Mans Series GT1 class pole in 2008 and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class pole in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 06

Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama unveils 12-round schedule for 2017 season

New 911 GT3 Cup Car to be Seen on Track in May

2016-06-12_0330A return to the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal is a leading highlight of the 2017 schedule for the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama, announced today by the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA).

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Apr 06

IMSA Podium Predictor Powered By IHG® Rewards Club to debut prior to upcoming race at Circuit Of The Americas

The IMSA Podium Predictor powered by IHG® Rewards Club will launch on April 21, 2017

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) has teamed up with its partners at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) to bring race fans a brand new, dynamic and entertaining way to interact with IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship races. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 30

Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama unveils 12-Round schedule for 2017 season

The series will compete at five venues, including the Canadian Grand Prix Formula One race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve 

2016-06-12_0346A return to the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal is a leading highlight of the 2017 schedule for the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama, announced today by the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA). Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 28

Austin, Texas is home to Circuit of the Americas, the fourth stop on IMSA’s 2017 race schedule

Why Austin?

2015-09-19Austin, Texas is home to Circuit of the Americas, the fourth stop on IMSA’s 2017 race schedule, but it is also the capital city of Texas! Looking to experience the local culture during your IMSA race weekend May 5-6?

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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