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By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer WATKINS GLEN, New York — It has been a Mazda Team Joest show up front at the Sahlen’s Six Hours as the Japanese manufacturer seeks their first win in the DPi era of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The Nos. 55 and 77 RT24-P machines have swapped the lead during pit stop cycles and at one point had lapped all the way up to sixth place in the first half of the race. The race had a difficult time getting started as Tommy Milner in theRead More
By IMSA Wire Service LONG BEACH, Calif. – Porsche’s stellar start to the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season continued Saturday afternoon at the BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix. The No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR of Earl Bamber and Laurens Vanthoor took the checkered flag at the end of a chaotic 100-minute sprint race one day after the team’s sister car, the No. 911 Porsche of Nick Tandy, scored the GT Le Mans (GTLM) pole at the iconic Long Beach street course. Bamber made the winning pass with 45Read More
By IMSA Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Daytona Prototype international (DPi) and GT Le Mans (GTLM) machines return to action this Saturday, April 13 for the annual battle on the streets of Long Beach. It’s the 100-minute BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach. Coming on the heels of the two longest races of the season – January’s Rolex 24 At Daytona and the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Presented by Advance Auto Parts – this is one of the shortestRead More
By IMSA Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – One hundred wins. It’s a big milestone, and one that Corvette Racing has been chasing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship since the 2018 BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach. That was the storied team’s most recent victory, coming courtesy of the No. 4 Corvette C7.R team and co-drivers Tommy Milner and Oliver Gavin. And there may be no better place for the team to get that elusive 100th win than Long Beach, where Gavin and Milner have wonRead More
By IMSA Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Last year, Corvette Racing’s No. 3 team fittingly scored the team’s third straight IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) championship. The team’s other Chevrolet Corvette C7.R carries No. 4. Can they keep the trend going? As Tommy Milner – the co-driver of the No. 4 Corvette with Oliver Gavin, with whom he also shared the 2016 GTLM championship and a win that year in the Rolex 24 At Daytona – puts it, a strong result in the season opener definitelyRead More
By IMSA Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship draws to a close on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Road Atlanta with the 10-hour Motul Petit Le Mans. The race also represents the season finale for the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. The 21st annual Motul Petit Le Mans headlines an event week at the 2.54-mile, 12-turn Road Atlanta circuit that also includes the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge’s two-hour Fox Factory 120 , which wraps up its 2018 campaign on Friday, Oct. 12. OtherRead More
By IMSA Wire Service DANVILLE, Va. – Garcia Gets VIR Three-peat Effort Off to Solid Start by Leading Friday Practice at VIR Antonio Garcia was at it again on Friday at VIRginia International Raceway. After winning the Michelin GT Challenge each of the past two years with No. 3 Corvette Racing Chevrolet Corvette C7.R co-driver Jan Magnussen, Garcia posted the fastest time in Friday practice for the two-hour, 40-minute race on Sunday. Garcia’s best time – which came in the second of the day’s two IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practiceRead More
By IMSA Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The second of two GT-only races is on tap for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship as the series heads to VIRginia International Raceway near Danville, Virginia for the Michelin GT Challenge on Sunday, Aug. 19. The two-hour, 40-minute race will start at 1 p.m. ET with live television coverage beginning on FS1 for the first hour before moving to FS2 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET IMSA Radio also will offer live coverage on IMSA.com, RadioLeMans.com and Sirius XM Radio (SiriusRead More
By IMSA Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Over the past two decades, Corvette Racing has done a whole lot of celebrating in victory lane. 107 times to be exact. The next time it happens in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, which could come as soon as July 1 at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, it’ll be the 100th IMSA victory for the storied program. The team’s other eight victories have come at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This weekend, they’re looking to make it nine, andRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer LEXINGTON, Ohio — The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course plays host to the Acura Sports Car Challenge on May 4-6, highlighting the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship’s return to the track for the first sports car main-event weekend in Ohio since Grand Am’s last visit in 2013. There are 34 cars on the entry list in the first non-endurance event on the calendar with all three car classes present so let’s dive into the entry list. Prototype The Prototype field boasts 14 entries with the same entriesRead More