Tag Archive: IMSA

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 »

Nov 02

NanoFlowX signs on for multiyear Official Partnership with IMSA

“Official Electronics Protective Coating Partner of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.”

Against the backdrop of the SEMA Show, the premier automotive specialty products trade event held annually in Las Vegas, the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) introduced a new, multiyear partnership with NanoFlowX, an innovative product that makes electronic devices water resistant. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

IMSA honors competitors at WeatherTech Night Of Champions

“Tonight we honored the drivers, teams and manufacturers who have all earned the right to call themselves champions”

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) recognized its 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship post-season award winners and champions at Monday’s WeatherTech Night of Champions, held before a capacity audience in Chateau Elan’s new Paris Ballroom. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

Nielsen on verge of making history for Ferrari, aims for GTD Title in 2016 IMSA season-ending Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta (updated)

“We have our heads in the game”

Christina Nielsen Christina Nielsen is on the verge of making history by becoming the first woman to win a major full-season championship in North American professional sports car competition.

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Sep 27

Checkered Flag Focus for Kelly-Moss Road and Race at Road Atlanta

Lazare seeks to end 2016 on an eight-win-streak high note at Road Atlanta

2016-06-10_2991-17-39-34-0002 Newly-crowned IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Champions Kelly-Moss Road and Race will be back in action at Road Atlanta this weekend to close out the 2016 season. The weekend marks the close of another big year for the team, which has fielded winning campaigns in three different Porsche-based national championships once again in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Tequila Patrón ESM announces 2017 IMSA return

The Florida-based team will renew its current partnerships with Ligier and Oak Racing

After two full seasons in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), Tequila Patrón ESM will return to the United States to compete in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 08

WEC: Spirit of Le Mans heads to Texas

31 WEC cars will be at COTA, and with six American entered drivers there will be plenty for the local crowd to cheer on next Saturday evening

2015-09-18 - VendrediAfter a sensational first ever visit to Mexico last Saturday, the FIA World Endurance Championship travels north for the fourth edition of the 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas next weekend and races in to the Texan night. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 08

ELMS: Only 15 days to go to the unveiling of the Ligier JS P217

Onroak Automotive has been working flat out with passion on the construction of the Ligier JS P217
Ligier JS P217Onroak Automotive will unveil its new LM P2 sport-prototype on 23rd September at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. The Ligier JS P217 will be presented to the press, the teams and partners at the fifth round of the European Le Mans Series.

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Aug 25

Kelly-Moss Road and Race takes IMSA championship lead to VIR

For Kelly-Moss Road and Race, the 2016 summer season has been a busy one for the all-Porsche race team

Jesse Lazare earned his third straight pole of the season in the No. 21 Kelly-Moss Road and Race Porsche The organization participates in IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, the Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA Series on the West Coast, and also in Porsche Club of America competition. In addition to the group’s racing endeavors, Kelly-Moss Road and Race continuously has various restoration projects going on back at the team’s home race shop. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 06

IMSA finalizes racing platform innovations

Enhancements will be rolled out beginning with the start of the 2017

During a first-ever outdoor “State of the Sport” presentation for industry stakeholders, media and race fans at Road America – site of this weekend’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase – International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) leadership provided details on future platforms for three of its sanctioned series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

GT Le Mans Class makes Lime Rock Park return in IMSA WeatherTech Northeast Grand Prix

IMSA released a 32-car entry for the event

The finest GT racing on the planet returns to Lime Rock Park when the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship headlines the IMSA WeatherTech Northeast Grand Prix on Saturday, July 23. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Rivals look to rein in Versteeg, Watzinger at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

What a difference a week made in the Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires

Austin Versteeg jumped to the Lites 1 championship lead after sweeping all three rounds June 30-July 2 at Watkins Glen Internati Clark Toppe led JDC Motorsports teammate Austin Versteeg, 38-36, entering Rounds 3, 4 and 5 of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA)-sanctioned Official Development Series June 30-July 2 at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Ford GT race program extended through 2019 season

“We wanted to make sure everyone knows that we are committed to sports car racing globally with WEC and IMSA”

With a dramatic Le Mans 24 Hours GTE Pro class victory just two weeks ago, Ford Motor Company announced today that its factory-supported Ford GT race program will run for a minimum of three more years in both IMSA and FIA WEC competition. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

IMSA: Mazda decorates one of its cars in the colours of the 1991 Le Mans winner

At the 6 Hours of The Glen, sixth round of the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship taking place this weekend

Mazda will commemorate its victory at the 1991 24 Hours of Le Mans by decorating one of its two Mazdas competing in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in the colours of the 787B that won 25 years ago at the 24 Hours. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Drivers, teams to return from break with 3 exciting races at Watkins Glen

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA)-sanctioned Official Development Series returns to action for Rounds 3, 4 and 5

The iconic Watkins Glen International circuit always produces close, exciting racing for the Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by It’s safe to say the drivers and teams of the Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires will be raring to go at Watkins Glen International perhaps more than any other event in the 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

24 Hours of Le Mans: IMSA Championship leader Christina Nielsen begins adventure

Fresh from a third consecutive podium finish in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

Christina Nielsen Denmark’s Christina Nielsen continues a packed 2016 season with what is undoubtedly the biggest race of the season – the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

Change Racing scores season best finish around Streets of Belle Isle

“I guess it is a good thing to say that this is our best finish to date and we are a bit disappointed with it” – Robby Benton

Change Racing A season-best finish for IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship newcomer Change Racing capped off a flawless weekend for the team as Spencer Pumpelly and Corey Lewis drove their shared No. 16 Pertimina/Monster Energy Lamborghini Huracán GT3 to a sixth place result. Read the rest of this entry »

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