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By IMSA Wire Service After several days of scrutineering, autograph sessions, drivers meetings and photo opportunities, on-track activities have begun in preparation for this weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. IMSA is well represented with at least one driver in all four competing classes – LMP1, LMP2, GTE Pro and GTE Am – and a total of 26 drivers who have competed in every 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship or IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race. Wednesday’s schedule at Le Mans included a four-hour practice session, followed by a two-hourRead More
By IMSA Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – IMSA once again will have a strong contingent of full-time drivers and teams competing in the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 16-17. The official, 60-car entry list released today by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), which organizes the prestigious, twice-around-the-clock race, revealed 26 drivers competing full time in IMSA and five IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams responsible for fielding a total of seven cars. Among this group, there are 11 drivers who have previously won the 24 HoursRead More
By Holly Cain, IMSA Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Auto racing holds a unique place in the professional sporting world as a great competitive canvas featuring women and men competing alongside one another – under the helmet on track, behind a computer on pit lane and leading in the board rooms. In honor of Thursday’s world-recognized International Women’s Day – and also for all the days in between – it is important to recognize the work and success, but also see the potential and realistic goals that exist forRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer The largest class at the 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona, GT Daytona (GTD) has 21 entries with no shortage of talent in GT3 machinery. The pro-am class mixes many seasoned endurance veterans with gentleman drivers looking to make their mark at the World Center of Racing. Let’s look at the GTD grid by manufacturer. Lamborghini The Lamborghini Huracan GT3 cars were devilishly quick at the Roar before the 24 and they have three cars at the Rolex 24 entered by GRT Grasser (two cars) and PaulRead More

Posted On November 18, 2015By Joey BarnesIn Headline News

Nielsen confirmed at Scuderia Corsa

By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Christina Nielsen will pilot the No. 63 Ferrari 488 GT3 for Scuderia Corsa in the GT Daytona class for the 2016 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, confirming her switch from TGR-AMR North America. Nielsen finished second in this season’s GT-Daytona championship and also grabbed Rookie of the Year honors in Pirelli World Challenge. The young Dane signed a multi-year deal with Scuderia Corsa and is the latest in what has been a busy offseason in GT that has seen several drivers change teams and classes. “I’m very honoredRead More
As one of only two female drivers racing full-time in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship – the other is Prototype racer Katherine Legge – there’s something else to distinguish Christina Nielsen from the rest of the competitors in the GT Daytona class: With just three races to go, Nielsen sits atop the points for the season championship. And you’d think the fact that she’s all by herself in the points lead would be a good thing, as the next 14 drivers in the points are all tied with at leastRead More