The streets of Long Beach California come alive for this weekend’s BUBBA burger SportsCar Grand Prix at Long Beach as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship begins the first of three consecutive sprint races on the 2018 calendar. Twelve Hours of Sebring race winners and Round 2 champions of the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup, Tequila Patrón ESM is ready to get back on track for Round 3 of the IMSA Championship.
This weekend will see the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship make the rapid transition from the second longest race of the year (Sebring 12 Hour) to the shortest one as the series heads to Long Beach for the 100-minute BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach.
Cadillac V-Performance Racing teams Whelen Engineering Cadillac, Mustang Sampling Cadillac and Konica Minolta Cadillac are headed west to Long Beach, Calif. for round three of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the Bubba Burger Sports Car Grand Prix of Long Beach to run April 13-14.
CORVETTE RACING LOOKS FOR SEVENTH LONG BEACH SPORTS CAR GRAND PRIX VICTORY DESPITE ‘WILD CARD’ NATURE OF SPRINT RACE
With 106 victories since the program’s inception 20 years ago, there aren’t a lot of races on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule where Corvette Racing hasn’t enjoyed considerable success.
Nissan will power prototypes on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean this week at two dramatically different circuits in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the European Le Mans Series and Michelin Le Mans Cup. The Nissan-powered ESM squad will head to Long Beach in the USA to do battle around the concrete-lined California streets … Continue reading → ...
Following the season-opening rounds at the long distance classics of Daytona and Sebring in Florida, the IMSA SportsCar Championship now heads to California. Coming up on April 14 is the 100-minute event at Long Beach, the shortest race of the year. On the 3.167-kilometre street circuit, the Porsche GT Team fields two Porsche 911 RSR racers against three other automobile manufacturers in the strongly represented GTLM class.
Following an extremely productive and positive meeting held on March 18 between IMSA, the FIA World Endurance Championship and Sebring International Raceway organizations, some key changes have been jointly agreed for the 2019 race weekend.
Entering its 16th season, the fastest single marque GT racing championship in the UK, Porsche Carrera Cup GB, is set to deliver a battle between an even split of promising newcomers and seasoned campaigners. Getting underway at Brands Hatch on 7 / 8 April, a grid of 22 second-generation 911 ‘Type 991’ GT3 Cup cars will compete as part of a refreshed format across 16 rounds and eight race weekends, including one weekend in support of the European Le Mans Series at Monza, Italy.
Forty7 Motorsports is making a name for itself in the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda. In just a few short months, the Millville, New Jersey-based organization has gone from a relative unknown to an emerging powerhouse in the LMP3 class, with aspirations of expanding further and one day, potentially, making the move to the … Continue reading → ...
TruSpeed Autosports’ Kevin Woods and Competition Motorsports’ Sean McAlister each took overall victories from pole in the split group Race Two of the Pirelli Trophy West USA series on the road course at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday as the series launched the 12th season of competition for the growing championship.
Perfect conditions saw the race run at a frantic pace in the opening stages before being slowed by a series of caution periods in the second half of the event. As darkness fell, the final two hours of the race featured a sprint to the finish with Ferrari once again well figuring in the final results.
AFS/PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports finished 11th at the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring presented by Advanced Auto Parts this past weekend. The new team showed promising speed despite multiple trips to the garage during their second race of the 2018 IMSA Weathertech SportsCar Championship.
Warwickshire-based racing driver Alexander Sims finished second in the GTLM class at the 12 Hours of Sebring endurance event on 17 March 2018, clinching the first podium finish for the new BMW M8 GTE race car in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
The 3GT Racing No. 15 Lexus RC F GT3 scored a fifth-place GTD class finish in the Twelve Hours of Sebring Saturday in the second endurance event of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season.
Christina Nielsen’s second race with Wright Motorsports resulted in a sixth-place finish at the famously difficult Sebring International Raceway. Her co-drivers Patrick Long, Mathieu Jaminet and Robert Renauer powered through the Mobil 12 Hours of Sebring in the team’s No. 58 Porsche Consulting/Porsche Digital Porsche 911 GT3 R. Valuable points were added to the Wright Motorsports IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT-Daytona class purse after completing the grueling Floridian endurance race.
Mercedes-AMG Team Riley Motorsports and their No. 33 Mercedes- AMG GT3 finished third in the GT Daytona (GTD) class in the 66th running of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring on Saturday. In addition to a strong podium showing, the team earned the most points in the race’s three Tequila Patrón North American Endurance … Continue reading → ...
Before the start of the 12 Hours of Sebring, Paul Miller Racing driver Madison Snow remarked the consistency in lap times and clean driving would be the key to the team’s success in the 66th Annual Twelve Hours of Sebring. The young American was right, and in the end, it was exactly that which led … Continue reading → ...
After winning the 24 Hours of Daytona last January, Lamborghini has scored another extraordinary result. The Huracán GT3 # 48 of Paul Miller Racing triumphed in the famous 12 Hours of Sebring, one of the great classic American endurance races, now in its 66th edition, valid for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.