imsa News and Analysis
Tom Blomqvist scored pole position for Meyer Shank Racing Acura as the IMSA SportsCar Championship returned to Mosport Park.
Tom Gamble claimed Autosport's Young Driver of the Year award in 2018 following a strong season in British F3. But GTs instead of single-seaters is where the 20-year-old's focus has been since, including European Le Mans success with United Autosports. He told Autosport of his ambitions for the future
Toyota World Endurance Championship driver Kamui Kobayashi will race for sister marque Lexus and the Vasser Sullivan team in this weekend’s Canadian round of the IMSA SportsCar Championship.
The Risi Competizione team feels like the “serial bridesmaid” after coming close to GTD Pro victory in Sunday’s IMSA SportsCar Championship race at Watkins Glen, according to engineer Rick Mayer.
Gianmaria Bruni accepts he's unlikely to be part of Porsche's 2023 LMDh programme and is willing to look elsewhere to contest the World Endurance Championship’s Hypercar category.
Chip Ganassi Racing driver Sebastien Bourdais said it was "frustrating" that Cadillac couldn't challenge Acura despite doing "everything right" in the IMSA SportsCar Championship's Watkins Glen 6 Hours on Sunday.
Porsche factory driver Matt Campbell says he would prefer an IMSA SportsCar Championship programme in 2023 to racing the marque's new 963 LMDh in the World Endurance Championship.
Wayne Taylor Racing’s Filipe Albuquerque says he doesn’t know how he held onto victory in Sunday's IMSA SportsCar Championship Watkins Glen 6 Hours after being forced to fuel-save late on.
Tom Blomqvist and Oliver Jarvis were set for victory for Meyer Shank Racing at the IMSA Six Hours of Watkins Glen, only for a red flag for lightning to set up a late shootout won by Filipe Albuquerque and Ricky Taylor for Wayne Taylor Racing.
Tom Blomqvist’s Meyer Shank Racing Acura ARX-05 beat the similar Wayne Taylor Racing car of Filipe Albuquerque to pole for tomorrow's six-hour IMSA SportsCar Championship race at Watkins Glen.
Porsche has announced JDC-Miller Motorsport as its first customer team that will field a single 963 LMDh car in the IMSA SportsCar Championship's GTP class next year.
Andre Lotterer will vacate his Porsche Formula E race seat at the end of this season after the announcement that he is joining the German manufacturer’s LMDh sportscar squad.
Three-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Andre Lotterer will return to sportscar racing next year to drive Porsche’s new LMDh hybrid prototype, which has been christened the 963.
Penske has admitted to disappointment with fifth in class on its modern debut at the Le Mans 24 Hours after challenging for a podium for much of the race.
Cadillac is aiming to field multiple entries at the Le Mans 24 Hours next year around a one-car assault on the World Endurance Championship with its new LMDh prototype.
Cadillac has revealed the first photographs and technical details of its 2023 LMDh prototype under the working name Project GTP Hypercar.
Lamborghini has confirmed its partnership with Ligier Automotive for the development of the LMDh prototype that will begin racing in 2024.
Sportscar racing has only ever been a sideline previously for Sebastien Bourdais, but the Frenchman has left open-wheel racing behind and has been a standout in the IMSA SportsCar Championship this year. Now Le Mans and a bright future in prototypes with Cadillac beckons
BMW has unveiled the Dallara LMP2-based LMDh prototype with which it will contest the 2023 IMSA SportsCar Championship season.
Chip Ganassi Racing Cadillac drivers Sebastien Bourdais and Renger van der Zande scored their second IMSA SportsCar Championship victory of the season at Detroit's Belle Isle on Saturday.
Sebastien Bourdais took pole for tomorrow’s IMSA SportsCar Championship round at Detroit's Belle Isle in his Chip Ganassi Cadillac, but then spun on what might have been a quicker lap.
Acura Motorsports has released the first images of the ARX-06, its LMDh prototype for the IMSA SportsCar Championship’s new class in 2023.
When Audi introduced its 90 Quattro to IMSA's GTO class in 1989, it made a powerful if brief impression fitting for its impressive engine. When 2011 DTM champion Martin Tomczyk got to drive it in a demo run, he was blown away
Despite a life-changing trauma that meant he had to learn to read, write and speak again, Aaron Muss made a successful career in snowboarding and even reached the Olympics. Now, he's attempting to translate his skills to the track in IMSA's TCR series with the Bryan Herta Autosport Hyundai team and has lofty ambitions
Sebastien Bourdais says he’s not ruling out a title challenge in the IMSA SportsCar Championship this year, despite having “at least one too many jokers” so far in 2022.
Action Express Racing has signed experienced French driver Olivier Pla will to replace Tristan Nunez aboard its Cadillac DPi-V.R Daytona Prototype international in the IMSA SportsCar Championship.
Trackhouse Entertainment Group has announced the start of a programme designed to expand its global reach by fielding a NASCAR Cup Series entry for international racing drivers.
Glickenhaus has advised the IMSA SportsCar Championship against blocking a potential entry in 2023, having received strong interest from potential customer teams in taking its Le Mans Hypercar to America.
Lamborghini will join the FIA World Endurance Championship and the IMSA SportsCar Championship in 2024 with a new LMDh prototype.
Ricky Taylor and Filipe Albuquerque clinched victory for Wayne Taylor Racing in the IMSA SportsCar Championship race at Mid-Ohio, while Inception Racing's penalty handed GTD honours to Turner Motorsports.
Sebastien Bourdais took his third pole position from the past four IMSA SportsCar Championship meetings at Mid-Ohio, the Chip Ganassi Racing Cadillac driver beating Filipe Albuquerque to the top spot.
Porsche is well advanced in its return to the top level of sportscar racing in the new LMDh category. Its as-yet-unnamed car has been piling up the miles before its scheduled debut next year, with victories at Le Mans and Daytona the stated target
Formula 1 might be visiting a new venue in Miami this weekend but the city has plenty of motorsport history from a diverse range of categories over the years
Porsche will make four LMDh prototypes available to customer teams to race against its Penske factory cars in the World Endurance Championship and the IMSA SportsCar Championship next season.
Wayne Taylor Racing pair Ricky Taylor and Filipe Albuquerque claimed a narrow IMSA SportsCar Championship victory over Acura stablemates Oliver Jarvis and Tom Blomqvist (Meyer Shank Racing) at Laguna Seca.
Mike Rockenfeller is targeting a full-time drive in the IMSA SportsCar Championship on the onset of the LMDh regulations in 2023, having left Audi’s factory stable to pursue a career in endurance racing.
Sebastien Bourdais and Renger van der Zande led a Chip Ganassi Racing 1-2 in the IMSA SportsCar Championship at Long Beach, while BMW's M4 GT3 scored its first GTD victory.
Sebastien Bourdais led team-mate Alex Lynn in a Chip Ganassi Racing 1-2 after delivering a lap that was around 1.9s faster than the DPi lap record in the IMSA SportsCar Championship at Long Beach.
John Fitzpatrick's driving career spanned two decades, during which he raced with some of the world's top sportscar and touring car drivers. But the man he picks instead as his favourite team-mate, in the latest instalment of Autosport's Friday Favourite series, is remembered as much today for his punditry as his racing
The Twelve Hours of Sebring proved that while Chip Ganassi Racing’s Cadillac venture has success in sportscar racing’s LMDh era as its long-term goal, the team is still pushing the boundaries of the DPi-V.R – and that may well earn it the IMSA Prototype title in 2022. David Malsher-Lopez explains.
BMW believes both its Rahal Letterman Lanigan-run M4 GT3 cars had the pace to finish on the GTD Pro podium in the Sebring 12 Hours, before cruel luck intervened.
The JDC-Miller Motorsports Cadillac squad's bid to win back-to-back Sebring 12 Hours was blunted by a late cooling issue in the IMSA SportsCar Championship classic, Richard Westbrook has revealed.
Earl Bamber admits he “made a meal” of his run to victory in the Sebring 12 Hours round of the IMSA SportsCar Championship with the Ganassi Cadillac team.
Chip Ganassi Racing’s #02 car won the Sebring 12 Hours, the second round of the IMSA SportsCar Championship, after an action-packed ending to the American classic.
The Action Express Racing Cadillac squad led the Sebring 12 Hours IMSA SportsCar Championship round at the halfway point.
WTR Acura driver Ricky Taylor led the IMSA SportsCar Championship's Sebring 12 Hours after a frantic opening hour in which the polesitting Chip Ganassi Cadillac fell off the lead lap.
The Le Mans 24 Hours class-winning Jackie Chan DC Racing team will return to competition after a two-year absence in 2023 in the IMSA SportsCar Championship.
Sebastien Bourdais broke the DPi lap record to land pole for tomorrow’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, heading a Cadillac lockout of the front row.
Have you heard the one about two northerners driving for a Japanese manufacturer in America’s top sportscar series? Time to sit down and talk with Jack Hawksworth and Ben Barnicoat about racing across the pond… and your accent being mistaken for Australian
Both Oliver Jarvis and Ricky Taylor say the Acura has a narrow operating window but can be a formidable weapon for this weekend’s IMSA SportsCar Sebring 12 Hours.
Former Le Mans 24 Hours winner Neel Jani will replace Formula 1-bound Kevin Magnussen at Chip Ganassi Racing for this weekend’s IMSA SportsCar12 Hours of Sebring.
Nick Tandy says he has “mixed feelings” about leaving the IMSA SportsCar Championship to lead Corvette’s first full-season assault on the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2022.
Team Penske president Tim Cindric says that the Porsche LMDh project is facing an “uphill battle” to be ready in time for its planned debut in the 2023 Daytona 24H.
Ahead of the much-anticipated arrival of its new 9X8 Hypercar, Peugeot revealed that it would not be entering this year's Le Mans 24 Hours with its incoming machinery. Although development restrictions for homologated cars are partially responsible, the French marque can draw on its own lessons from its history in sportscars
Mercedes Formula E driver Stoffel Vandoorne will make his IMSA SportsCar Championship debut at the Sebring 12 Hours next month, joining the Daytona 24 Hours-winning Meyer Shank Racing Acura squad.
Action Express Racing has hired Jose Maria Lopez to sub for Jimmie Johnson in the Sebring 12Hrs, as the NASCAR legend will be in Texas making his IndyCar oval debut.
Porsche's new LMDh prototype completed more than 2000km on its first test at a proper race circuit in Barcelona this week.
Lexus will replace its “Frankenstein” IMSA GTD car with a purpose-built racer, likely based on Toyota’s new GR GT3 Concept, that it could take to the Le Mans 24 Hours.
IndyCar refugee Ryan Hunter-Reay will return to the IMSA SportsCar Championship next month, joining Chip Ganassi Racing for next month’s 12 Hours of Sebring.