IMSA News

MSR Acura on top at Watkins Glen
Porsche reveals 963 LMDh car
Corvette seeks solace at The Glen
Johnson targets 24 Hours of Le Mans
Montoya Sr, Jr to race The Glen

First practice for IMSA’s illustrious Sahlen’s 6 Hours of The Glen ended with Tom Blomqvist topping the times around the gorgeous 3.4-mile Watkins Glen road course.

Three-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Andre Lotterer will return to sportscar racing next year to drive Porsche’s new LMDh hybrid prototype, which has been christened the 963.

Antonio Garcia says it’s time for Corvette Racing to bounce back from its appalling bad luck at the Le Mans 24 Hours and put on a strong showing in this weekend’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Watkins Glen.

Jimmie Johnson is hoping to fit a 24 Hours of Le Mans campaign with Hendrick Chevrolet’s Garage 56 project in between his commitments for 2023.

DragonSpeed will add the Sahlen's Six Hours of the Glen to its IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship effort, bringing back Sebastian Montoya to join his father Juan Pablo and Henrik Hedman.

Risi Ferrari confirms Rigon, Serra for Watkins Glen 6 Hours

Risi Competizione appears to be aiming for IMSA’s 2022 Michelin Endurance Cup, after revealing that it will run Davide Rigon and Daniel Serra in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen later this month.

Cadillac plans multiple cars for Le Mans, one-car attack for WEC

Cadillac is aiming to field multiple entries at the Le Mans 24 Hours next year around a one-car assault on the FIA World Endurance Championship with its new LMDh prototype.

Cadillac reveals 2023 LMDh racer for WEC and IMSA programmes

Cadillac has revealed the first photographs and technical details of its 2023 LMDh prototype under the working name Project GTP Hypercar.

Lamborghini announces Ligier partnership for 2024 LMDh racer

Lamborghini has announced its partnership with Ligier Automotive for the development of the LMDh prototype that will begin racing in 2024.

How in-form Bourdais is nailing his "normal transition"

Sportscar racing has only ever been a sideline previously for Sebastien Bourdais, but the Frenchman has left open-wheel racing behind and has been a standout in the IMSA SportsCar Championship this year. Now Le Mans and a bright future in prototypes with Cadillac beckons

BMW reveals new LMDh contender for 2023 IMSA season

BMW has unveiled the Dallara LMP2-based LMDh prototype with which it will contest the 2023 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season.

Detroit IMSA: Bourdais, Van der Zande win epic four-car battle

Renger Van der Zande and Sebastien Bourdais prevailed in their Chip Ganassi Racing Cadillac after a mesmerizing four-way battle for IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship honors in Belle Isle.

Detroit IMSA: Bourdais wins pole for CGR Cadillac, then spins

Sebastien Bourdais took pole for tomorrow’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship round at Belle Isle, but then spun on what might have been a quicker lap yet.

Detroit IMSA: Bourdais moves to the top in FP2

A Chip Ganassi Cadillac DPi-V.R remained the car to beat in second practice at Belle Isle, but this time it was Sebastien Bourdais who took over top spot.

Acura reveals teaser images of its 2023 LMDh contender

Acura Motorsports today released the first images of the ARX-06, its LMDh prototype for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s new GTP class in 2023.

Detroit IMSA: Bamber puts Ganassi Cadillac on top in FP1

Earl Bamber delivered a mighty lap with two minutes to go in opening practice to put his #02 Chip Ganassi Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R on top.

IndyCar’s Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix – weekend schedule

The seventh round of 2022’s NTT IndyCar Series, on Belle Isle, Detroit for the final time, will as usual be supported by the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and two rounds of Indy Lights. Here is the full schedule.

Bourdais not ruling out IMSA 2022 title bid despite ill-fortune

Sebastien Bourdais says he’s not ruling out a title challenge in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship this year, despite having “at least one too many jokers” so far in 2022.

Lamborghini explains decision to enter LMDh one year after rivals

Lamborghini motorsport boss Giorgio Sanna says the company’s decision to enter the LMDh arena one year later than several major competitors will afford it time to develop its internal structure.

Van der Zande says IMSA has BoP wrong in Prototype class

Renger van der Zande says the Cadillacs are being too heavily penalized by the Balance of Performance in place at the moment in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

Pla replaces Nunez in AXR line-up for remainder of 2022

Olivier Pla is returning to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship to replace Tristan Nunez alongside Pipo Derani in Action Express Racing’s Cadillac DPi-V.R.

The British pair at the heart of Lexus's sportscar push Prime

The British pair at the heart of Lexus's sportscar push

Have you heard the one about two British guys driving for a Japanese manufacturer in America’s top sportscar series? Time to sit down and talk with Jack Hawksworth and Ben Barnicoat about racing across the pond… and your accent being mistaken for Australian!

Why Peugeot couldn't afford to take a Le Mans gamble in 2022 Prime

Why Peugeot couldn't afford to take a Le Mans gamble in 2022

Ahead of the much-anticipated arrival of its new 9X8 Hypercar, Peugeot revealed that it would not be entering this year's Le Mans 24 Hours with its incoming machinery. Although development restrictions for homologated cars are partially responsible, the French marque can draw on its own lessons from its history in sportscars

Why the GTP name undermines convergence between IMSA and WEC Prime

Why the GTP name undermines convergence between IMSA and WEC

OPINION: The adoption by IMSA of the GTP name for its forthcoming LMDh versus Le Mans Hypercar era in 2023 appeals to fans of nostalgia - but it undermines the commonality achieved by bringing its rulebook into line with the WEC. GTP or Hypercar, both sides should settle on a single name

Celebrating the weird and wonderful monsters of sportscar racing Prime

Celebrating the weird and wonderful monsters of sportscar racing

Few disciplines of motorsport offer better possibilities to build a colossus of the track than sportscars. For Autosport's recent Monsters of Motorsport special issue, we picked out some of the finest (and not so fine) that have graced sportscar classics including Le Mans, Daytona and Sebring