IMSA News

Vasser-Sullivan considering “all options” to escape IndyCar slump
Ferrari hopes to race LMH hypercar in IMSA following WEC convergence
IMSA Lime Rock: Corvette, Aston Martin share victory spoils in shortened race
How the next step in the IMSA and WEC convergence can reunite multiple fronts
Le Mans Hypercars will be able to compete in IMSA as part of WEC convergence

The Jimmy Vasser-James Sullivan partnership is considering several ways to boost its fortunes in 2022, which could possibly include a split from Dale Coyne Racing and signing a new driver.

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

Corvette continued its domination of the depleted IMSA GTLM category at Lime Rock Park on Saturday as series leaders Jordan Taylor and Antonio Garcia claimed their fourth win in five rounds.

How the next step in the IMSA and WEC convergence can reunite multiple fronts Plus

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

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

Vasser-Sullivan considering “all options” to escape IndyCar slump

The Jimmy Vasser-James Sullivan partnership is considering several ways to boost its fortunes in 2022, which could possibly include a split from Dale Coyne Racing and signing a new driver.

Ferrari hopes to race LMH hypercar in IMSA following WEC convergence

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

IMSA Lime Rock: Corvette, Aston Martin share victory spoils in shortened race

Corvette continued its domination of the depleted IMSA GTLM category at Lime Rock Park on Saturday as series leaders Jordan Taylor and Antonio Garcia claimed their fourth win in five rounds.

How the next step in the IMSA and WEC convergence can reunite multiple fronts Plus

How the next step in the IMSA and WEC convergence can reunite multiple fronts

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

Le Mans Hypercars will be able to compete in IMSA as part of WEC convergence

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

Watkins Glen 240 IMSA: Derani, Nasr charge to first win of the season

Pipo Derani and Felipe Nasr secured a hard-earned victory for the Whelen Engineering/Action Express Cadillac squad in another gripping IMSA SportsCar Championship race at Watkins Glen.

Watkins Glen 240 IMSA: Taylor takes pole in Acura 1-2

Ricky Taylor scored his second IMSA SportsCar Championship pole position in as many weekends at Watkins Glen, once again leading an Acura 1-2 for his father's Wayne Taylor Racing squad.

Ganassi “still heavily involved in motorsports” despite NASCAR team sale
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Ganassi “still heavily involved in motorsports” despite NASCAR team sale

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.

IMSA Watkins Glen: Mazda carves through DPi pack for first win of 2021

The #55 Mazda Motorsports team of Oliver Jarvis, Harry Tincknell and Jonathan Bomarito secured its first win of this year's IMSA SportsCar Championship at the 6 Hours of Watkins Glen.

IMSA Watkins Glen: Taylor snatches pole from Cameron in Acura 1-2

Ricky Taylor secured pole for the 6 Hours of Watkins Glen in the Wayne Taylor Racing Acura ARX-05, beating the Meyer Shank Racing entry.

Rossi rejoins Wayne Taylor Racing for Watkins Glen 6 Hours

IndyCar ace Alexander Rossi will return to the cockpit of Wayne Taylor Racing's Acura ARX-05 for this weekend’s IMSA SportsCar Championship 6 Hours of Watkins Glen.

Archive: How Magnussen's post-F1 US path is emulating his father's

Fresh from his first IMSA SportsCar Championship victory last week, ex-Formula 1 racer Kevin Magnussen makes his IndyCar Series debut at Road America this weekend. It's the latest in a growing list of comparisons with his father Jan's career in the US, after his own F1 exit mid-way through 1998. Shortly after announcing his deal with Panoz for 1999, Magnussen Sr spoke to Autosport about his Indycar ambitions for the 21 January issue.

Penske IndyCar drivers are candidates for Porsche LMDh drives in 2023

Roger Penske hopes his current IndyCar drivers will be part of the team's endurance line-ups when the Porsche LMDh programme starts in the World Endurance Championship and the IMSA SportsCar Championship in 2023.

Penske: IMSA return to Indy “high on the list” of targets

Roger Penske says an IMSA race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course is "high on the list" of targets, while playing down the idea of an imminent return by Formula 1.

Magnussen: Ending eight-year win drought "really special"

Formula 1 outcast Kevin Magnussen says ending an eight-year winless run in Saturday's IMSA SportsCar Championship round in Detroit feels "really special".

IMSA Detroit: Magnussen, van der Zande take commanding maiden Ganassi win

Kevin Magnussen and Renger van der Zande drove a perfectly judged race at the IMSA SportsCar Championship's Detroit round to take a well-deserved maiden victory for Cadillac Chip Ganassi Racing.

Detroit IMSA: Magnussen beats Tincknell for first pole since 2013

Kevin Magnussen earned his first IMSA SportsCar Championship pole for Chip Ganassi Racing in Detroit, edging Mazda driver Harry Tincknell when a red flag ended qualifying early.

BMW underlines intention to race new LMDh car in IMSA with works team

BMW will campaign its new LMDh Le Mans prototype in the IMSA SportsCar Championship in 2023 with a two-car factory team.

Veach to miss IMSA Detroit race after testing positive for COVID

Zach Veach will be absent from the Vasser Sullivan Lexus squad this weekend at Detroit after testing positive for COVID-19, with Townsend Bell stepping in as replacement.

Racing Team Nederland: "No decision on IMSA future"

Dutch LMP2 team Racing Team Nederland says it remains interested in a future presence in the IMSA Sportscar Championship but has denied reports an American campaign is a done deal.

How the next step in the IMSA and WEC convergence can reunite multiple fronts Plus

How the next step in the IMSA and WEC convergence can reunite multiple fronts

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

WEC
Jul 13, 2021
Why IMSA glory for Mazda would be a bittersweet ending Plus

Why IMSA glory for Mazda would be a bittersweet ending

Mazda believes it has never had a better chance of clinching the title in IMSA's Prototype division. Achieving this goal would be the bittersweet culmination of an achingly hard struggle, after which the brand has decided to quit

IMSA
Apr 11, 2021
The groundbreaking new boss leading GM's sportscar assault Plus

The groundbreaking new boss leading GM's sportscar assault

After taking over Corvette Racing from long-time custodian Doug Fehan, 34-year-old Laura Wontrop Klauser is leading General Motors through a transitional phase in sportscar racing. Here’s how she got into her dream role and what she plans to do with it

IMSA
Mar 21, 2021
Nine things to look out for at the 2021 Daytona 24 Hours Plus

Nine things to look out for at the 2021 Daytona 24 Hours

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

IMSA
Jan 29, 2021
Why Magnussen is relishing a fresh start in sportscars Plus

Why Magnussen is relishing a fresh start in sportscars

Having gone over seven years without a race win through spells with McLaren, Renault and Haas, Kevin Magnussen's departure from Formula 1 for IMSA with big-hitter Chip Ganassi Racing could give him what he craves most - a chance of success

IMSA
Jan 29, 2021
Oliver Gavin's Corvette Racing highlights Plus

Oliver Gavin's Corvette Racing highlights

Oliver Gavin has stepped down from the full-time Corvette Racing line-up after a stellar career with the team spanning nearly 20 years. He looks back on a stint that encompassed, among other successes, five Le Mans 24 Hours victories

IMSA
Jan 28, 2021
The 12 greatest Sebring 12 Hours ranked Plus

The 12 greatest Sebring 12 Hours ranked

The 2020 edition of the Florida sportscar classic is finally taking place this weekend, eight months after its traditional date in March. That meant there was plenty of time for Autosport to pour over its previous 67 races and select the best

IMSA
Nov 11, 2020
When Porsche became a giant-killer Plus

When Porsche became a giant-killer

In the first of a new series celebrating underdog achievements from the annals of motorsport history, we revisit the 2015 Petit Le Mans - where a tyre advantage in appallingly wet conditions helped the GT cars overcome the prototypes

IMSA
Apr 15, 2020