Tag Archive: International Motor Sports Association

May 28

Legendary driver Forbes-Robinson refuses to slow down in new official role

Elliott Forbes-Robinson will be the first to admit he sometimes oversteps his boundaries in his new job.

But neither his fellow officials at the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) nor the drivers and teams he oversees as race director for the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda seem to mind. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Alon focused on improvement, championship in second IMSA season

The bar is raised higher this season

This year marks the second season in the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda for driver Robert Alon, and he is zeroed in on winning a championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

Prototype Lites standouts Slusher, Falb preparing for first TUDOR Championship start

“I’m really excited about this opportunity” – Slusher

Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda 2014 logo Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda standouts and teammates Todd Slusher and John Falb will make their first climb into the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in early May at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Plans taking shape for new Prototype to debut In 2017

New “Global” Prototype format to enable International crossover

As the 2015 World Endurance Championship (WEC) season opens this weekend at the UK’s famed Silverstone circuit, officials from the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) provided updates on a new, common Prototype format to be used globally beginning in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama: heavy rain forces postponement of round 4 at NOLA;

New Date, Location Under Consideration

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logo Unsuitable racing conditions caused by heavy, persistent rain forced International Motor Sports Association officials, after consultation with race teams, to abandon Round 4 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama on Sunday at NOLA Motorsports Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Kenton Koch reigns supreme in wet, shortened Round 4 at NOLA Motorsports Park

Unsuitable racing conditions created by heavy

Kenton Koch completed a weekend sweep of Rounds 3 and 4 of the 2015 Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda series at NOLA Motorsports Park with a win Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Skeer Powers to First Porsche Victory at NOLA Motorsports Park

“It’s really emotional” – Skeer

After two straight second-place finishes, rookie Elliott Skeer earned his first career Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama victory in a smooth, controlled drive during Round 3 Saturday at NOLA Motorsports Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

IMSA, ACO extend partnership for Six years

Partnership among flobal Endurance Sports Car Racing leaders through 2020

IMSA logo Shortly before the green flag waved to start the 63rd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, officials from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and the Automobile Club l’Ouest (ACO) announced a six-year extension of their strategic alliance to advance sports car racing in North America and around the world. The extension runs through the 2020 racing season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

IMSA, Porsche announce multi-year extension of single-make series

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama To Continue Under IMSA Sanction Through 2017

2014-08-07_0498 The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Porsche Motorsport North America today announced a multi-year extension of their partnership to conduct the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama through the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

Jesse Lazare opens season with victory at Sebring for new team

“It feels great. Honestly, I was waiting for this since last year.” – Jesse Lazare

Kelly-Moss Motorsports won the Team Championship in 2014 in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, and team newcomer Jesse Lazare kept the winning beat at the start of the 2015 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

Chevrolet named ‘Official Safety Truck of IMSA’

Multi-year agreement provides Silverado 2500 HD Safety Trucks                                 

imsa-chevrolet-safety-truck Officials from Chevrolet and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today announced an agreement naming Chevrolet the “Official Safety Truck of IMSA.” Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

The exciting action of the 2015 Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda gets underway with two rounds March 18-20 at Sebring International Raceway

Next generation of young talent to begin quest for title this week at Sebring

The Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda is an official International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) Development Series, providing thrilling action and cultivating future drivers for prototype racing in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

Young driver Andrew Longe has title goals in next step in Porsche

The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama has been on Longe’s radar for some time

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logo Andrew Longe is making his Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama debut March 18-20 at Sebring International Raceway, but he is no stranger to Porsche. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin unveils 10-Round schedule for 2015

The fifth season of the championship starts May 15-17 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) unveiled today a four-venue, 10-event schedule for the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin, one of 20 global Porsche 911 GT3 Cup one-make championships that provide thrilling action and groom drivers for future TUDOR United SportsCar Championship competition in North America or professional GT racing worldwide. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

TUDOR Championship, Continental Tire Challenge television schedules finalized

FOX Sports To Carry 70.5 Hours Of TUDOR Championship Action In 2015

IMSA logo The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and FOX Sports today confirmed more than 90 hours of television coverage for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Rolex 24 an International Showcase for drivers, teams, manufacturers

Global Television Distribution, IMSA TV To Showcase Rolex 24 Worldwide

IMSA logo Keeping true to its name as the sanctioning body of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) will spotlight a robust contingent of international drivers, teams and manufacturers on the world stage for the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 24-25. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

IMSA establishes Technical Committee, hires Geoff Carter

Racing veteran Geoff Carter named TUDOR Championship Series Manager

IMSA logo The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today announced the addition of motorsports veteran Geoff Carter to its Daytona Beach-based management team in the role of TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Series Manager, reporting to IMSA Managing Director, Racing Operations Simon Hodgson. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

IMSA becomes Member Sanctioning Body of SFI Foundation

Membership allows IMSA to benefit from SFI’s Equipment Safety Standards

IMSA logo The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) has formalized a membership agreement with the SFI Foundation, Inc. (SFI) in which IMSA will adopt certain SFI Quality Assurance Specifications to enhance safety at IMSA events. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

DEKRA joins IMSA as Official Technical Partner for TUDOR Championship, Continental Tire Challenge

New Partnership includes Title Sponsorship of DEKRA Green Challenge Award

Dekra logo The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and DEKRA North America, Inc. today announced a multi-year agreement that makes DEKRA the Official Technical Partner of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, as well as a Proud Partner of IMSA. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

IMSA, VP Racing Fuels announce multi-year extension

VP Racing Fuels to continue as Official Fuel Supplier, proud partner of IMSA

VP Racing Fuels logo The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today announced an extension of its partnership with VP Racing Fuels, Inc. as the Official Fuel Supplier and a Proud Partner of IMSA and the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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