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NTe Audi returns at Road America
Changes coming for Vasser-Sullivan
Ferrari interested in IMSA entry
Corvette, Aston Martin win Lime Rock
Corvette, AM Vantage top Lime Rock

Audi Sport Customer Racing team NTe Sport will makes its third start of the year next month at Road America, with J.R. Hildebrand accompanying Don Yount.

Vasser-Sullivan considering “all options” to escape IndyCar slump
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The Jimmy Vasser-James Sullivan partnership is considering several ways to boost its fortunes in 2022, that possibly include a split from Dale Coyne Racing and signing a new driver.

Ferrari hopes to race hypercar in IMSA following WEC convergence
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Ferrari has expressed hopes that its new FIA World Endurance Championship contender will race in North America after the opening up of the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship to Le Mans Hypercars.

The Northeast Grand Prix was brought to a premature halt by lightning in the area, with Jordan Taylor and Antonio Garcia heading a Corvette 1-2 in GT Le Mans and Heart of Racing’s Aston Martin Vantage topping GT Daytona.

Jordan Taylor edged Corvette Racing teammate Tommy Milner to take pole for IMSA’s Northeast Grand Prix, while Roman De Angelis took top spot in GT Daytona, driving Heart of Racing’s Aston Martin Vantage.

Lime Rock IMSA: Milner, Robichon lead interrupted second practice

A severely abbreviated amount of track time due to weather couldn’t stop Corvette Racing and Pfaff Motorsport going to the top of the times in second practice, Tommy Milner and Zacharie Robichon leading their classes respectively.

Lime Rock IMSA: Garcia’s Corvette, Perera’s Lamborghini lead FP1

Antonio Garcia in the #3 Corvette C8.R and Franck Perera in the Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini Huracan topped their respective classes in opening practice at Lime Rock Park.

Lime Rock star Long optimistic of rebooting title quest

Pat Long believes the characteristics of the Porsche 911 GT3 R will allow Wright Motorsports to get its IMSA GT Daytona honors title challenge back on track at Lime Rock Park this weekend.

The significance of the next step in WEC/IMSA convergence Prime

The significance of the next step in WEC/IMSA convergence

Following the latest convergence connection permitting Le Mans Hypercars from the FIA World Endurance Championship to compete against LMDh entries in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship from 2023, it could open up enticing options not only to manufacturers but also for the calendar and race formats

Milner, Tandy hope for change of luck at “intense” Lime Rock Lime Rock
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Milner, Tandy hope for change of luck at “intense” Lime Rock

The #4 Corvette Racing drivers Tommy Milner and Nick Tandy are hoping this weekend’s GT-only round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship can boost their title chances after poor fortune this year.

WEC's Le Mans Hypercars allowed to compete in IMSA from 2023

Le Mans Hypercars from the FIA World Endurance Championship will be able to compete against LMDh machinery in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship from 2023.

Watkins Glen 240 IMSA: AXR leads Cadillac 1-2, Lexus 1-2 in GTD

Felipe Nasr and Pipo Derani of Action Express Racing led home a Cadillac 1-2 in IMSA's WeatherTech 240 at Watkins Glen, after the race was red-flagged and became a 30-minute shootout.

IMSA red-flags WeatherTech 240 at Watkins Glen for lightning

IMSA has called a temporary halt to the WeatherTech 240 at Watkins Glen, and advised all personnel and fans to take shelter for lightning in the area.

Watkins Glen 240 IMSA: Taylor beats Pla to pole

Acuras will line up 1-2 again at Watkins Glen, this time for the 2hr40min IMSA race that replaces Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in the 2021 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

Watkins Glen 240 IMSA: Pla leads wet practice

Very wet opening practice for tomorrow’s 2hrs40min race at Watkins Glen for the saw Meyer Shank Racing’s Acura top the times in the hands of Olivier Pla.

Chip Ganassi: I’m out of NASCAR but “still heavily involved in motorsports”

American motorsports grandee Chip Ganassi insists that he’s “not getting out of anything” after selling off his NASCAR team’s assets to Trackhouse Racing ahead of the 2022 Cup season.

Holt hails Tincknell after “best drive he’s ever given us”

Multimatic’s Larry Holt says Harry Tincknell’s drive at Watkins Glen last Sunday, that resulted in victory for Mazda in the Six Hours, as his best yet.

“We made our own luck,” says Turner after win at The Glen

Will Turner says his team would have won the GTD class at the Watkins Glen Six Hours regardless of the caution flag that flew just as the BMW M6 made its final stop.

Tandy, Milner rue “bitterly disappointing” loss at The Glen

Corvette Racing’s #4 duo Tommy Milner and Nick Tandy were left licking their wounds after seeing another IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory slip away in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen.

Taylor, WTR tackled Watkins Glen with eye on championship

Ricky Taylor says that Wayne Taylor Racing was thinking “big picture” of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship title aspirations as it battled it out for yesterday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen.

MSR Acura "needed another lap" for Watkins Glen win Watkins Glen
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MSR Acura "needed another lap" for Watkins Glen win

Meyer Shank Racing needed just one more lap to take its first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship win of the season in the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen, according to Olivier Pla.

Tincknell thrilled to win 30 years on from Mazda's LM24 victory

Harry Tincknell was thrilled to clinch Watkins Glen 6 Hours victory for Mazda on the 30th anniversary of the marque’s surprise triumph in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Why a Mazda IMSA Prototype title would bring bitter joy Prime

Why a Mazda IMSA Prototype title would bring bitter joy

Can Mazda win this year’s IMSA Prototype championship? Undoubtedly. But it will be the culmination of an achingly hard struggle, after which the brand has decided to quit. David Malsher-Lopez tells the story of a bizarre blend of heartache and positivity.

The GTE dilemma that IMSA has created for the WEC Prime

The GTE dilemma that IMSA has created for the WEC

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s decision to scrap its GT Le Mans class for 2022 raises the question of whether the FIA World Endurance Championship should phase out GTE cars. But it's a much harder decision than it appears on the surface.

Nine things to watch at the 2021 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona Daytona 24 Prime
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Nine things to watch at the 2021 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona

After a 100-minute sprint race to whet the appetite, the 2021 IMSA SportsCar Championship gets underway properly this weekend. With plenty of significant changes during the winter, here are the key points you need to keep an eye on