Tag Archive: International Motor Sports Association

Sep 21

IMSA Names Michelin Official Tire Beginning In 2019

The multi-year agreement calls for Michelin tires to be on every Prototype (P) and GT Daytona (GTD) race car

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) announced that Michelin will become the “Official Tire of IMSA” in its premier series – the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and its two major Challenge series – beginning in 2019. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 04

IMSA, VP Racing Fuels commit to long-term extension of partnership

The company will continue to fuel IMSA race cars for the foreseeable future

VP Racing Fuels, Inc. has been fueling race cars in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship since its inception in 2014 and has fueled several other International Motor Sports Association (IMSA)-sanctioned series for the past several years as well. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 29

IMSA will return to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on May 4-6, 2018

Popular Midwestern Venue To Host First IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Race

IMSA logoIn a news conference at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) President Scott Atherton and Mid-Ohio President Craig Rust jointly announced the return of IMSA racing to the historic, 2.258-mile road course on the weekend of May 4-6, 2018.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 26

BUBBA burger extends Official Partnership with IMSA

“BUBBA burger is an enthusiastic partner of IMSA and we are thrilled to extend and expand our relationship”

Extending a partnership that began in 2016, officials from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and BUBBA burger today confirmed a three-year extension, making BUBBA burger the Official Burger of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship through at least the 2020 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Acura, Team Penske announce IMSA WeatherTech Championship Prototype Program

Through The Years…Team Penske In Sports Car Racing

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) has expanded the involvement of an existing premium automobile partner and added another world-class organization to its already impressive WeatherTech SportsCar Championship roster. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

IMSA Unveils ‘36 Hours Of Florida’ For Pro-Am Teams To Debut In 2018

Trueman Pro-Am Team Endurance Award,

International race teams and Pro-Am driver lineups have been part of the Rolex 24 At Daytona and Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida throughout each event’s long and storied history. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 02

IMSA finalizes cooperation agreement with WSC for TCR International

The Touring Car Racing (TCR) class will run in addition to the two existing Continental Tire Challenge classes

Officials from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and World Sporting Consulting (WSC) as the rights holder for TCR today confirmed plans for a TCR class to begin competing in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge beginning in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 11

IMSA Prototype Challenge driver Fix campaigning American-Made LMP3 chassis

Fix, who lives in Buffalo, N.Y., has a rich history in sports car racing.

IMSA Prototype Challenge driver Fix campaigning American-Made LMP3 chassisVeteran driver Paul Fix was looking for the next challenge in his racing career when Tony Ave reached out to him about a new opportunity in International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) competition with a brand-new car.

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Apr 29

IMSA expands international television reach through new partnerships

Many of the world’s greatest manufacturers have deep-rooted history in IMSA competition

Since the formation of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) in 1969, the sanctioning body has taken great pride in its relevance to international audiences and the large number of fans from around the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 06

Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama unveils 12-round schedule for 2017 season

New 911 GT3 Cup Car to be Seen on Track in May

2016-06-12_0330A return to the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal is a leading highlight of the 2017 schedule for the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama, announced today by the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA).

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Apr 06

IMSA Podium Predictor Powered By IHG® Rewards Club to debut prior to upcoming race at Circuit Of The Americas

The IMSA Podium Predictor powered by IHG® Rewards Club will launch on April 21, 2017

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) has teamed up with its partners at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) to bring race fans a brand new, dynamic and entertaining way to interact with IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship races. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 30

Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama unveils 12-Round schedule for 2017 season

The series will compete at five venues, including the Canadian Grand Prix Formula One race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve 

2016-06-12_0346A return to the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal is a leading highlight of the 2017 schedule for the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama, announced today by the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA). Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

Enhancements unveiled for 2017 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge

Race Weekends Focused On Maximizing Track Time

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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 »

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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 »

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Aug 08

Title races intensify as second half of season starts with GP3R debut

Aug. 12-14 at the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivières

Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires Their paths to the top couldn’t be more different, but Austin Versteeg and Gerhard Watzinger continue to drive closer toward their ultimate goal – a Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires season championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Jun 03

Series to make history with first GT3 Cup combined outing

Historic weekend for the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama on June 10-12 at Montreal

2016-05-21-2100 Jesse Lazare will return to his home track to battle the rest of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama competitors in Rounds 5 and 6. Read the rest of this entry »

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