Tag Archive: International Motor Sports Association

Feb 03

Mazda Prototype Lites Champions Goikhberg, Koch stand atop Rolex 24 At Daytona podium

It was the first victory in the class and in the WeatherTech Championship for the team

Mazda Prototype Lites Champions Goikhberg, Koch Stand Atop Rolex 24 At Daytona Podium There was one common thread besides trophies, champagne and fatigue among the top two Prototype Challenge teams standing on the podium after the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 31.

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Jan 25

Mazda Prototype Lites to compete in Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières

Prototype Sports Cars Return to Popular Canadian Street Circuit for First Time since 2003

Mazda Prototype Lites To Compete In Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA)-sanctioned Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires will compete Aug. 12-14 at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières (GP3R) in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada.

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Jan 14

IMSA, Yokohama extend partnership into Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada

Manufacturer To Serve As Official Tire Provider For USA, Canadian Series

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge CanadaThe International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Yokohama Tire Corporation have expanded their partnership to include Yokohama serving as the official tire provider and presenting sponsor of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama, starting with the 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 26

IMSA preview: The Roar Before the Rolex 24

A closer look at the season-opening test

The International Motor Sports Association rings in the New Year in grand fashion with the Roar Before the Rolex 24 on January 8-10 at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires 2016 schedule released, featuring 14 Races

Return to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires logoA return to scenic Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is among the highlights of the 2016 schedule for the newly rebranded Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires.

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Dec 14

IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama 2016 schedule features 16 rounds

Series joins WeatherTech Championship on seven weekends

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logo The 2016 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama will feature 16 rounds on some of the most iconic road courses in North America. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

New, patient strategy paid off with first Platinum Cup title for veteran Green

Patience, consistency and control paid off this summer
Chris Green earned his first Platinum Cup championship in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin with Pfaff M Chris Green broke through with his first Platinum Cup championship in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin in 2015 by following a new strategy.

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Oct 07

IMSA celebrates 2015 season at TUDOR Night Of Champions

Action Express Repeats In Both TUDOR Championship, Patrón Endurance Cup

The Georgia Aquarium proved to be an appropriate backdrop as the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) paid tribute to its 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship titlists at Monday’s TUDOR Night of Champions.

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Sep 22

IMSA, Yokohama extend partnership for Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama

Tire Manufacturer To Increase Commitment, Activation of Single-Make Series

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Yokohama Tire Corporation have reached a multi-year agreement to extend their partnership, with Yokohama continuing as the official tire provider and series sponsor for the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama.

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Sep 17

Focus on customers helps Cooper Tires flourish in Prototype Lites

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) welcomed Cooper Tires as its Prototype Lites series sponsor in 2010
Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda 2014 logo Since then, Cooper Tires has welcomed droves of drivers and teams into its family. Cooper Tires, based in Findlay, Ohio, is a global company known for its innovative, high-quality, reliable tires.

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Sep 04

IMSA sets course for future of Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge

Sanctioning body renews commitment to series identity, cost containment
Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge logo The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) outlined its strategy today for the future direction of the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, with a renewed commitment to the long-running series’ identity and substantial efforts to reduce operating expenses for competitors. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 09

WeatherTech joins IMSA in multiyear partnership, title sponsor of top series

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship 2016 schedule unveiled

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and WeatherTech jointly announced today that the leader in automotive accessories and one of the industry’s most strategic marketers of its products will become the new entitlement partner of IMSA’s premier sports car series.

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Aug 02

Hargrove sweeps Trois-Rivières for Fifth win in Six Starts this season

“You couldn’t ask for anything better than this” – Hargrove

2015-08-01_26554Scott Hargrove delivered a long-distance birthday present to his father by winning Round 8 of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin on Sunday, Aug. 2 at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières (GP3R), completing a weekend sweep of both races.

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Aug 01

Hargrove rules Trois-Rivières with dominant victory in Round 7

Daniel Morad 2nd, Chris Green 3rd

2015-08-01-2935Scott Hargrove crossed off the last remaining venue without a victory on his Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin résumé, leading every lap of Round 7 on Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières.

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Jul 31

Consistent, fast Hargrove leads both practice sessions at Trois-Rivières

Chris Green was second quickes, Etienne Borgeat was third overall

2015-07-31_0242Scott Hargrove began the job of erasing the only spot on his Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin racetrack record, leading both rounds of practice Friday at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres.

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Jul 31

Stress evaporates for standout Benitez in successful, unexpected return to series

Venezuela native Benitez finished second in the Platinum Cup in 2014

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logoAngel Benitez Jr. had placed the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama series into his mental rear-view mirror when he received a phone call in early June. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

2017 LM P2 regulations – The four chassis constructors selected

After eight months’ work and a two-month selection process

2017 LM P2 regulations - The four chassis constructors selectedThe four constructors are: Dallara (Italy-United States), Onroak Automotive (France), Oreca (France-United States) and the joint-venture Riley Tech/Multimatic (USA, Canada and the United Kingdom), subject to validation of the regulations by the World Motor Sport Council on 10th July.

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Jul 05

Hargrove Caps Perfect Weekend with Two Wins from Pole at Calabogie

Platinum Cup points leader Chris Green and Daniel Morad earned the other two podium positions

Reigning Platinum Cup champion Scott Hargrove completed a perfect weekend at Calabogie Motorsports Park by winning Rounds 5 and 6 of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin from the pole Sunday, July 5. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

Hargrove sets track record, wins pole at Calabogie

Championship leader Chris Green, from Montreal, qualified second

Reigning Platinum Cup champion Scott Hargrove needed just two flying laps to set a track record and win the pole for Round 5 of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin on Saturday, July 4 at Calabogie Motorsports Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Unpredictable chase for top spot on podium continues July 4-5 at Calabogie

Chris Green leads the Platinum Cup standings with 74 points

It’s anyone’s guess to forecast winners in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin as the series reaches the halfway point of the 2015 season July 4-5 at Calabogie Motorsports Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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