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Oct 16

IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama season story lines to wrap up at 15th Annual Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda

Storylines will culminate Oct. 17-20

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logoRoad Atlanta logoScenic Road Atlanta will play host to several racing series during the 15th Annual Petit Le Mans October 17-20, but the sleek Porsche 911 cars of the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series are sure to look especially smooth navigating the famous Esses at Road Atlanta.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

Simulation to Reality: Gamer Sean Johnston becomes Championship-Winning Race Car Driver

He is living proof that a dream can be accomplished in one year

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logoThere’s a long road between racing video games and winning the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Platinum Cup championship, but Sean Johnston successfully navigated that terrain in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 12

IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama to race at VIR for first time

Rookie driver Angel Andres Benitez looks to secure Gold Cup Title

The state of Virginia may be entrenched in stock car racing country, but it will step out of its comfort zone this weekend when sports car racing takes over at Virginia International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

Hertz becomes an IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series sponsor

The IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama series is the largest one-make motorsports series in North America.

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logoHertz Becomes an IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series SponsorThe Hertz Corporation (NYSE:HTZ) and International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) officials announced today that Hertz joins the sponsorship portfolio of the 2012 IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama series.

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Jun 10

IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama qualifying report from Montréal

Sun shines on Sean Johnston as he captures his first career pole

2012-06-09_02892012-06-09_0856Qualifying for the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series began this morning on a very different surface than the day before at the Grand Prix Du Canada in Montréal.

(More pictures in Flagworld’s photo album of the 2012 Canadian Grand Prix)

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Apr 26

IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama event preview

Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda event preview

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logoCooper Tires Prototype Lites logoThe poetry in motion of a Porsche racing is not a common sight, but Utah residents will be in for a treat when 27 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars gather to race at Miller Motorsports Park this weekend at the Utah Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Mills wins wild GT3 Cup Challenge By Yokohama race

Opening Sebring weekend good to Benitez, Jr. in Gold Cup 

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logoIt’s fitting for Michael Mills that he drives for Effort Racing in the the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series, because his win Friday at Sebring (Fla.) International Speedway was a result of an impressive effort behind the steering wheel.

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Mar 14

Yokohama renews Hard Charger Award with IMSA for 2012

Individual race and season program rewards position advancement 
           
IMSA Development Series logoRandy Oswald 2011-07-18Racing drivers don’t need an incentive to go fast on the track. Competitive spirit drives them to pass anything in their way. Yokohoma Tire Corporation recognizes this spirit, and once again the series partner will sponsor the Yokohama Hard Charger Award in 2012, recognizing the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama drivers who advance the most positions in each race and over the entire season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 13

MacNeil, Cisneros earn First IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama victories

Cooper MacNeil and Eduardo Cisneros kept themselves out of trouble

2011-06-12_03092011-06-12_0345The game changed dramatically on Sunday for the drivers of the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama, as a steady rain turned the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve into a slippery slope that saw several cars make unscheduled trips across the wet grass. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Cisneros Brothers take IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama pole positions at Montreal

“The track is extremely challenging”

2011-06-11_07542011-06-11_0764For the fourth time this season, Henrique and Eduardo Cisneros took the Platinum and Gold Cup pole positions, during a rapid fire 30 minute qualifying session for Round 5 of the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama.

(Flagworld’s photo album)

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Jun 10

Cisneros Brothers lead practice at Montreal

Round 5 of the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama

2011-06-10_12762011-06-10_1264Henrique and Eduardo Cisneros led the Platinum and Gold Cup class timing charts during the lone practice session for the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama at the Formula One Grand Prix of Canada. But right behind is a hungry group of drivers ready to knock them off the top spot in tomorrow morning’s qualifying session.

(Photo album)

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Jun 07

IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama drivers revel in Formula One Experience

Montreal preview

2011-06-03_01222011-06-03_0120The teams and drivers of the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama have eagerly anticipated the Grand Prix du Canada weekend since the event was first announced on the series schedule. The chance to share the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve with some of the most famous names in motorsports and to compete in front of F1 fans from around the world promises to be a thrill. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

Bortolotti takes Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada pole at Circuit ICAR

Report, results & photos

2011-06-04_00082011-06-04_0006Perry Bortolotti continued his domination of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada, earning the pole position for today’s race at the Grand Prix ICAR on the old Mirabel airport north of Montréal. Bortolotti, winner of the first two races at Calabogie Motorsports Park three weeks ago, put his #84 SpeedMerchants-Fiorano Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car on the Platinum Cup pole with a fast time of 1:35.904 around the 2.8 km (2.05 mile) circuit.

(Flagworld’s photo album

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