Tag Archive: International Motor Sports Association

Nov 14

Hargrove savors surprise reward of Porsche 911

For Platinum Cup Championship Victory

Scott Hargrove - CTMP Scott Hargrove will enjoy the street version of the Porsche 911 in which he won the 2014 Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

TUDOR Night of Champions in NYC celebrates inaugural award winners

Fittipaldi, Barbosa take team, driver titles for Action Express Racing – SRT Motorsports, CORE autosport, Turner Motorsport, AIM Autosport take honors

imsa-tudor-noc-ciprianiThe International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) paid tribute to its past, honored the present and proudly looked forward to the future at Monday’s inaugural TUDOR Night of Champions at Cipriani 42nd Street in midtown Manhattan. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

Lamborghini, IMSA extend partnership through 2018

2015 Blancpain Super Trofeo North America schedule released
Huracán LP 620-2 Super Trofeo Automobili Lamborghini and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) have extended their partnership for the next four years, with the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America championship being contested under IMSA sanction through the 2018 season.

Sep 16

IMSA continues to support Official Charities with $50,000 contribution

Camp Boggy Creek, Austin Hatcher Foundation To Split Donation

IMSA logo The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) committed to donate $50,000 to be split evenly between Camp Boggy Creek and the Austin Hatcher Foundation, both of which have been designated “Proud Charities of IMSA.”

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Sep 12

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama set for syndicated Network television coverage through IMSA, Sinclair Broadcast Group partnership

Coverage of 2014 Porsche GT3 Cup USA Races begins this Saturday

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logo The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) today announced a partnership that will offer syndicated network television coverage for IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama events in 2014 and 2015, with potential carriage in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 10

Ten-race 2015 schedule unveiled for Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge

Every race will be two-and-a-half hours in length and will be televised on FOX Sports.

IMSA logo International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) executives today revealed a 10-race schedule for the 2015 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, which begins on Jan. 23 at Daytona International Speedway.

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Aug 08

Vision for TUDOR Championship future class structure revealed

Prototype specifications under development for 2017

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Officials from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today confirmed the structure and specifications for all four of its current TUDOR United SportsCar Championship classes through the 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

Series veteran Bortolotti excited to take on tough competition at home track in Calabogie

Bortolotti has raced in the IMSA-sanctioned series since its inception in 2011

Perry BortolottiIf you’re looking for an accurate reading of the pulse of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin, there are few better sources than Perry Bortolotti. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

IMSA Co-Founder John Bishop passes away at age of 87

Bishop co-founded IMSA in 1969 with his wife Peggy and Bill France Sr.

IMSA logo Sports car racing legend John Bishop, the visionary co-founder of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA), died Thursday in San Rafael, Calif. due to complications from a recent illness. He was 87. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Wounded U.S. Marine Staff Sergeant Liam Dwyer wins IMSA Race at Lime Rock Park

Freedom Autosport ‘Thanks A Vet,’ Fields Winning Mazda

IMSA logo Three years ago, U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Liam Dwyer lost his left leg in Afghanistan. Saturday, he celebrated the anniversary of his “Alive Day” with a victory in the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) race at Lime Rock Park. Read the rest of this entry »

May 15

TUDOR Championship Awards Celebration set for October 13 in New York City

TUDOR Championship Point Fund Of More Than $1 Million To Be Awarded

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) announced today that Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City will host the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Awards on Monday, Oct. 13. Read the rest of this entry »

May 02

VP Racing Fuels Front Runner Award announced

Points System Awards TUDOR Championship, Continental Tire Challenge Lap Leaders

IMSA logo The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today announced the VP Racing Fuels Front Runner Award for eligible teams competing in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

IMSA Green Alternative Fuels Lauded by DOE, EPA

IMSA signed new agreements with the U.S. Department of Energy

IMSA Green Leaders from the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) joined top executives from the automobile and fuel industries Saturday at Sebring International Raceway to praise the International Motor Sports Association’s (IMSA) alternative fuels program, a cornerstone component of its growing IMSA Green initiative. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

IMSA, FOX Sports announce TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

FOX Sports 1 home to 12 2014 TUDOR Championship Telecasts

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Eight races feature live coverage on FOX Sports 1 or FOX Sports 2. The first year of a five-year partnership between the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and FOX Sports brings a majority of TUDOR United SportsCar Championship events featuring live coverage on FOX Sports 1, as sanctioning body and network officials today announced the television schedule for the remainder of the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Strong debut for IMSA.com at Rolex 24

IMSA.com traffic tops entire 2013 for GRAND-AM.com

IMSA logo IMSA.com, the official website of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA), was created with race fans in mind. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin announces 2014 Schedule

The series will run alongside the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series for two events

IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin Officials from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) announced Jan. 29 a 10-round, four-venue schedule for the 2014 Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Mazda joins forces with IMSA as Official Automotive Partner

Two-Car Prototype Entry, Event Sponsorship Part of Three-Year Partnership

2014-01-16_0849 Mazda has been named an official automotive partner of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and will have a strong presence throughout the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Bob Bondurant School, IMSA launch partnership at Daytona

Bondurant School Named Preferred Driving School of IMSA
IMSA logo The Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving has entered a unique partnership with the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

ZF, IMSA Announce Partnership For TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

ZF Race Reporter, Fan Reporter Programs To Debut In 2014

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Officials from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and ZF Friedrichshafen AG – a global leader in driveline and chassis technology – announced today a multi-year agreement making ZF an Official Partner of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and a Proud Partner of IMSA. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

BMW joins IMSA as Official Automotive Partner

Strong presence in TUDOR Championship GTLM, GTD Classes

IMSA logo BMW has been named an official automotive partner of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and will have a strong presence in this weekend’s TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season-opening Rolex 24 At Daytona, in addition to being the title sponsor of Friday’s BMW Performance 200, the opening race of the 2014 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda announces 2014 Schedule

Ninth season for the series

Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda 2014 logo International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) officials Jan. 21 announced plans for a seven-event Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda season in 2014.

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Jan 09

Honda Indy Toronto announces support series line-up for 2014’s 2inT.O.

Robby Gordon’s SPEED Energy Stadium Super trucks to return by popular demand

2014 Honda Indy Toronto 2inT.O. logo Organizers of the Honda Indy Toronto have announced the support series line-up for its 2014 event, taking place this summer from July 18-20. The event will feature a thrilling and diverse line-up of on-track entertainment to complement the two full-points IndyCar Series races headlining the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

IMSA Sporting Rules released as successful Daytona test concludes

Final component of the ALMS, GRAND-AM Rolex Series merger now in place

IMSA logo International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) officials delivered the 2014 sporting rules package to teams participating in the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship as Roar Before The Rolex 24 testing wrapped up at Daytona International Speedway.

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Dec 10

February dates set for IMSA Winter Test at Sebring International Raceway

Two days of IMSA-sanctioned testing have been scheduled

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logoSebring International Raceway and International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) officials today confirmed dates for open testing for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and other IMSA-sanctioned series. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

International Motorsports Center in Daytona Beach Becomes New IMSA Home

“Daytona never lost its connection to sports car racing”

IMSA logo A legacy that began when NASCAR founder Bill France Sr. and John and Peggy Bishop co-founded the original International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) in 1969 took a step into the future today at the International Motorsports Center (IMC). Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Testing suspended for Prototype, Prototype Challenge Race Cars

At Daytona

IMSA logoOfficials from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Continental Tire have jointly decided to suspend on-track testing of TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Prototype (P) and Prototype Challenge (PC) race cars after issues were discovered during testing at Daytona International Speedway on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship prototype eligibility stable for next three years

IMSA, ACO announce DP, LM P2 cars eligible through 2016

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logoFollowing a four-hour steering committee meeting at Circuit of The Americas between officials from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and the Automobile Club l’Ouest (ACO), both organizations today confirmed a collaborative decision that cars eligible for the Prototype class in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the LM P2 category internationally will remain so through the conclusion of the 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 12

Driver Ratings, Pit/Paddock Regulations And Procedures Announced

For 2014 United SportsCar Racing Season

United Sportscar logoIndicative of the emergence of important details regarding the inaugural United SportsCar Racing season in 2014, International Motor Sports Association (IMSA)officials today announced a driver rating system, as well as pit and paddock regulations and various procedures to be implemented. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Chris Green of Alegra Motorsports and Montreal resident Martin Harvey will be there

Castrol Presents Victoria Day Speedfest

Mosport Victoria Day 2013 logoUltra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin opens 2013 season with the Castrol Presents Victoria Day Speedfest

Flagworld will also be there, do not miss our photo albums

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Apr 30

IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge signs deal with MOMO for expanded series coverage

From owners hat to racing helmet, Hoddinott manages ultimate “hat dance”

Anthony Mantella SebringThe International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) announced today its agreement with MOMO to become a presenting partner in expanded video production for the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge Series by Yokohama with an enhanced distribution campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

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