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NBC Sports’ first season covering the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will include 100 hours of action between NBC, NBCSN, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app, it was announced today.
Relentless pace and consistency from sportscar newbie Kyle Kirkwood in the second half of the four-hour IMSA Michelin SportsCar Encore at Sebring proved crucial in ANSA Motorsports’ victory over K2R Motorsports.
Splitting the Prototype division into DPi and LMP2 classes, along with changes to the GT Daytona class in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, has prompted IMSA to tweak its 2019 sporting regulations, particularly for amateur drivers.
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing has announced that Piers Phillips has joined as president to oversee the team’s involvement in IndyCar, IMSA and the new Jaguar i-Pace eTrophy Series.
Team Penske has adjusted its managerial lineup for 2019, with Ron Ruzewski promoted to managing director.
Motorsport.com columnist Jan Magnussen on a season finale that saw Corvette Racing dig deep, hard and swiftly to get his and Antonio Garcia’s championship aspirations back on track.
Next year’s Lexus RC F entries in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT Daytona class will be run by a new squad that sees AIM Autosport combine forces with IndyCar team-owner partners Jimmy Vasser and James Sullivan.
Katherine Legge says she is disappointed about failing to clinch the IMSA GT Daytona championship, but is proud of the Meyer Shank Racing team and co-drivers who helped her title quest.
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Outgoing IMSA Prototype champion Jordan Taylor said he’s happy that Petit Le Mans victory means that at least Wayne Taylor Racing has maintained its 100 percent record of scoring at least one win every season.
Ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Nasr says that clinching the IMSA Prototype championship in his inaugural season in the WeatherTech SportsCar series was “unbelievable” given the difficulties the team encountered at Petit Le Mans.
IMSA GT Le Mans champion Antonio Garcia has admitted he won’t forget in a hurry his blunder in Petit Le Mans that put his and Jan Magnussen’s championship crown in jeopardy until the final stint.
Renger van der Zande’s Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R passed Action Express Racing’s Filipe Albuquerque with two corners to go to win Petit Le Mans, as the latter's car died of fuel starvation.
With just two hours to go, Renger van der Zande, Jordan Taylor and Ryan Hunter-Reay have worked the Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac into the lead, but GM’s GT Le Mans title hopes took a huge hit with a shunt for Antonio Garcia’s Corvette.
The Penske Team Acura of Graham Rahal, Helio Castroneves and Ricky Taylor is leading at Road Atlanta just ahead the #77 Mazda and the recovering #22 ESM Nissan.
Action Express Racing’s #31 Cadillac is leading at Road Atlanta, pursued hard by Helio Castroneves in the sole surviving Acura Team Penske ARX-05.
ESM Nissan’s Pipo Derani initially held on to his pole-winning advantage at the start of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar championship finale, staving off the Mazdas, but picked up a right-rear puncture.
Pipo Derani will start his final race for ESM Nissan from pole position after staving off a double-pronged Mazda attack in Petit Le Mans qualifying.
Oliver Jarvis edged Filipe Albuquerque by just 0.015sec to slot the Mazda Team Joest RT24-P into the lead in fourth practice for the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship finale.
Former IndyCar drivers Katherine Legge, Ana Beatriz and Simona de Silvestro will form part of an all-female line-up in a Michael Shank Racing-run Acura in the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.