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Laguna Seca IMSA: WTR Acura wins to extend points lead
Laguna Seca IMSA: Albuquerque secures pole for WTR Acura
BMW partners up with Dallara for LMDh prototype
Action Express Racing “would welcome” chance to race new Cadillac at Le Mans
Cadillac announces WEC, IMSA programmes with new LMDh contender

Wayne Taylor Racing Acura drivers Filipe Albuquerque and Ricky Taylor took a dominant third victory of the IMSA SportsCar Championship season at Laguna Seca to extend their points lead.

Filipe Albuquerque’s Wayne Taylor Racing Acura will start IMSA’s Laguna Seca round from pole position after beating Dane Cameron by 0.023s in qualifying.

The new BMW LMDh prototype due to race for the first time in 2023 will be developed in partnership with Italian constructor Dallara.

Action Express Racing’s team director Gary Nelson has said he’d welcome the chance to race the Cadillac LMDh prototype at the Le Mans 24 Hours.

Cadillac has announced a twin programme in the FIA World Endurance Championship and the IMSA SportsCar Championship from 2023 with an LMDh contender built around a Dallara chassis.

Laguna Seca IMSA: WTR Acura wins to extend points lead

Wayne Taylor Racing Acura drivers Filipe Albuquerque and Ricky Taylor took a dominant third victory of the IMSA SportsCar Championship season at Laguna Seca to extend their points lead.

Laguna Seca IMSA: Albuquerque secures pole for WTR Acura

Filipe Albuquerque’s Wayne Taylor Racing Acura will start IMSA’s Laguna Seca round from pole position after beating Dane Cameron by 0.023s in qualifying.

BMW partners up with Dallara for LMDh prototype

The new BMW LMDh prototype due to race for the first time in 2023 will be developed in partnership with Italian constructor Dallara.

Action Express Racing “would welcome” chance to race new Cadillac at Le Mans

Action Express Racing’s team director Gary Nelson has said he’d welcome the chance to race the Cadillac LMDh prototype at the Le Mans 24 Hours.

Cadillac announces WEC, IMSA programmes with new LMDh contender

Cadillac has announced a twin programme in the FIA World Endurance Championship and the IMSA SportsCar Championship from 2023 with an LMDh contender built around a Dallara chassis.

Glickenhaus questions legality of IMSA rules on Le Mans Hypercars

Glickenhaus has questioned the legality of an IMSA SportsCar Championship rule that will prevent its Le Mans Hypercar from racing in North America.

Cadillac linked to Le Mans return with LMDh programme

General Motors has dropped heavy hints that it will take the Cadillac brand back to the Le Mans 24 Hours if it gives the green light to its LMDh programme.

Lamborghini aiming to introduce LMDh prototype for 2024

Lamborghini is aiming to enter the LMDh prototype arena with the same chassis-engine package as Volkswagen group sister brands Porsche and Audi.

Road America IMSA: Nasr, Derani make it two wins in a row

Brazilians Felipe Nasr and Pipo Derani combined to score an emphatic victory for Whelen-backed Action Express Racing Cadillac at Road America in the IMSA SportsCar Championship.

Road America IMSA: Nasr takes pole in AXR Cadillac

Felipe Nasr has claimed pole position for this weekend’s IMSA SportsCar Championship round at Road America in his Whelen-backed, Action Express-run Cadillac.

IMSA reveals 2022 race calendar, tweaks GTD Pro rules

IMSA has unveiled a 12-round schedule for the 2022 championship season, while also finalising the regulations for the new GT Daytona Pro class.

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.

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