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Formula 1 outcast Kevin Magnussen says ending an eight-year winless run in Saturday's IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship round in Detroit feels "really special".
Chip Ganassi Racing scored a second high-profile win at Detroit within just a few hours, as Kevin Magnussen and Renger van der Zande delivered a brilliant IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship triumph in their Cadillac.
Kevin Magnussen earned his first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship pole position for the Chip Ganassi Racing Cadillac team in Detroit, edging the Mazda of Harry Tincknell when a red flag ended the session early.
Kevin Magnussen put Chip Ganassi Racing’s Cadillac on top with his final flyer in IMSA’s 100-minute second practice session around Detroit's bumpy Belle Isle course.
BMW will campaign its new LMDh Le Mans prototype in the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship in 2023 with a two-car factory team.
Tristan Vautier sent the Sebring-winning JDC-Miller MotorSports Cadillac to the top of the times in opening practice for tomorrow’s IMSA Detroit SportsCar Classic at Belle Isle.
BMW will make a return to top-flight sportscar racing after an absence of more than 20 years in the new LMDh prototype category in 2023.
Zach Veach will be absent from the Vasser Sullivan Lexus this weekend at Detroit, after testing positive for COVID-19.
Chevrolet has revealed the 2022 Corvette Stingray IMSA GTLM Championship Edition to celebrate the car’s dominance in its first season in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
Dutch LMP2 squad Racing Team Nederland says it remains interested in a future presence in the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship, but has denied reports an American campaign is a done deal.
Marco Andretti will make his IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship debut later this month as he teams up with cousin Jarett for the Sahlen's Six Hours of Watkins Glen.
The seventh and eighth rounds of the NTT IndyCar Series and fourth round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship are held this weekend at Belle Isle, Detroit. Here’s the schedule.
Fans at the Detroit Grand Prix will have access to the Detroit Grand Prix next month, as restrictions at outdoor venues in Michigan ease on June 1.
Porsche and Audi will both build their LMDh cars around a Multimatic LMP2 chassis when the brands make their return to top-flight sportscar racing, including the Le Mans 24 Hours, in 2023.
Felipe Nasr says his Action Express Racing Cadillac team's fuel-saving strategy was "a little too extreme" after losing out to the Wayne Taylor Racing Acura in Sunday's Mid-Ohio IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race.
Ricky Taylor in the Wayne Taylor Racing Acura held off Felipe Nasr’s Action Express Racing Cadillac as the pair eked out their fuel in a thrilling conclusion to Mid-Ohio’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship round.
Mazda’s Harry Tincknell set pole position for IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship round at Mid-Ohio, ahead of the Wayne Taylor Racing Acura of Filipe Albuquerque.
The Meyer Shank Racing Acura of Dane Cameron set a last-gasp fastest time in the second IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship free practice at Mid-Ohio, ahead of Action Express Racing’s Pipo Derani.
Action Express Racing’s Pipo Derani left it late to top the opening IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship free practice at Mid-Ohio, ahead of the Wayne Taylor Racing Acura of Ricky Taylor.
Andretti Autosport has announced it will be moving its LMP3 entry from the IMSA Prototype Challenge to the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and with Oliver Askew joining Jarett Andretti at Mid-Ohio.
Robert Wickens says he’s still targeting a return to a top-rank racing series, and feels his injuries are costing him years at his prime.
Robert Wickens, who is fighting back from a spinal injury following his IndyCar crash at Pocono in 2018, returned to a racecar for the first time today, testing a Bryan Herta Autosport Hyundai Veloster TCR car at Mid-Ohio.
Penske will mastermind Porsche's factory return to top-line sportscar racing with a new LMDh prototype in both the FIA World Endurance Championship and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship from 2023.
Five-time Le Mans 24 Hours class winner Oliver Gavin will retire from the cockpit after this weekend's opening round of the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship season at Spa.
Customer squads will be able to run Audi's LMDh prototype when the marque returns to the top flight of endurance racing in 2023, with testing planned to begin next year.
In a rancid 2001 season that lost us the great Dale Earnhardt in February and sportscar legend Bob Wollek in March, Michele Alboreto perished in an accident in April. David Malsher-Lopez pays tribute to the Formula 1 ace and Le Mans 24 Hours winner.
The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will race twice at Watkins Glen in the space of six days, following the cancelation of the round at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.
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.
BMW IMSA boss Bobby Rahal has defended his driver Connor De Phillippi for an attempted pass on the leading Corvette in the Sebring 12 Hours that resulted in contact – and a GTLM class win for Porsche.
Canada’s Pfaff Motorsports not only won the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring at its second attempt, it also ensured Porsche scored its 100th class victory in the event.
The Wayne Taylor Racing Acura didn't have the "fair tools" needed to fight for its second IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship win of the season at Sebring due to damage, according to Filipe Albuquerque.
Felipe Nasr admits that Action Express Racing can only blame itself for a disastrous retirement in the Sebring 12 Hours following costly on-track incidents for both himself and Pipo Derani.
Porsche driver Mathieu Jaminet says he could predict the late clash between the leading Corvette and BMW cars that handed WeatherTech Racing an underdog victory in the Sebring 12 Hours' GT Le Mans battle.
Sebastien Bourdais says he was surprised he was able to hang on to claim victory for JDC-Miller MotorSports in the closing stages of the Sebring 12 Hours after the #5 Cadillac suffered rear wing damage.
A bizarre final couple of hours at Sebring saw the JDC-Miller MotorSports Cadillac of Tristan Vautier, Loic Duval and Sebastien Bourdais clinch an amazing victory ahead of defending race-winner Mazda.
The defending Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring winners Mazda Motorsports is leading the 69th edition of the race but was only just staving off Chip Ganassi Racing’s Cadillac when the race went under a sixth caution.
Chip Ganassi Racing’s Cadillac DPi-V.R driven by Renger van der Zande is leading Oliver Jarvis in the Mazda RT24-P at the halfway stage of the the 69th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.
Wayne Taylor Racing’s Acura driven by Filipe Albuquerque leads the 69th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring ahead of Scott Dixon in the Chip Ganassi Racing Cadillac, while Corvette tops GTLM.
Renger van der Zande has hit out at IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship rival Pipo Derani after their early clash in the Sebring 12 Hours, claiming he’s “just too wild” following his latest on-track incident.
The 69th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, the second round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, is underway, and Renger van der Zande has sent the Chip Ganassi Racing Cadillac into the lead.
The 69th running of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring is the second round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Here is the full 37-car line-up.
Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia, who earned GT Le Mans class pole for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, says the new rules regarding qualifying make it hard to find a clear lap.
Three-time winner of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Pipo Derani took pole position for Action Express Racing, but the session was brought to an early halt when Jimmie Johnson crashed the second AXR Cadillac.
Pipo Derani’s Action Express Racing Cadillac turned the fastest lap of the 90min dusk-to-night practice for the 69th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.
Nick Tandy is positive that the natural traits of Corvette Racing’s C8.Rs make them strong GT Le Mans class contenders in this weekend’s 69th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.
Felipe Nasr moved the #31 Action Express Racing Cadillac to the top of the times in second practice for the 12 Hours of Sebring, usurping a late flyer from JDC Miller Motorsports’ Loic Duval.
Mike Conway sent the #31 Action Express Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R to the top of the times in opening practice for the 69th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, heading Chip Ganassi Racing’s similar machine.
Corvette Racing has unveiled a pair of one-off liveries for the Sebring 12 Hours, deviating from its traditional yellow for this weekend's IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship classic.
Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona winners Ricky Taylor and Filipe Albuquerque of Wayne Taylor Racing are impressed with the Acura ARX-05 at Sebring, but suggested the track still favors the Cadillac DPi-V.R.
The drivers in Cadillac’s armada go into Saturday’s Twelve Hours of Sebring knowing the DPi-V.R has the pace and reliability to win, yet has lost the last two IMSA enduros.
Nick Tandy, who has won the last three Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring for Porsche, says he’s hoping to deliver Corvette Racing its 12th win in the legendary event.
Wright Motorsports’ Ryan Hardwick has elected to stand down from the team for the Sebring 12 Hours as he continues his recuperation following a couple of hard crashes at Daytona in January.
Riley Motorsports’ LMP3 class winners from the Rolex 24 Hours expect a typically torrid ride in the Sebring 12 Hours, but believe testing provided the setup direction they need to shine again.