imsa News and Analysis
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.
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.
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.
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.
Formula 1 outcast Kevin Magnussen says ending an eight-year winless run in Saturday's IMSA SportsCar Championship round in Detroit feels "really special".
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.
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 will campaign its new LMDh Le Mans prototype in the IMSA SportsCar Championship in 2023 with a two-car factory team.
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.
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.
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.
Loic Duval is set to miss next month's second round of the World Endurance Championship at Portimao owing to a clash with his IMSA SportsCar Championship commitments.
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.
Wayne Taylor Racing strengthened its lead in the IMSA SportsCar Championship as Filipe Albuquerque and Ricky Taylor took their Acura ARX-5 to a narrow victory at Mid-Ohio.
Robert Wickens says he’s still targeting a comeback in a top-rank racing series after returning to the cockpit for the first time since his horror IndyCar crash.
Penske will mastermind Porsche's factory return to top-line sportscar racing with a new LMDh prototype in both the World Endurance Championship and the IMSA 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 World Endurance Championship 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.
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
The IMSA SportsCar Championship will race twice at Watkins Glen in the space of six days, following the cancellation of the round at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.
BMW IMSA boss Bobby Rahal has defended Connor De Phillippi's attempted pass on the leading #3 Corvette in the Sebring 12 Hours that resulted in contact between the two.
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
Tristan Vautier, Loic Duval and Sebastien Bourdais clinched an amazing Sebring 12 Hours victory for the JDC-Miller team, coming from a lap down to beat defending race-winner Mazda.
Chip Ganassi Racing led the Sebring 12 Hours at the halfway stage, with Renger van der Zande behind the wheel of the Cadillac DPi-V.R being pursued by Oliver Jarvis' Mazda.
Renger van der Zande has criticised IMSA SportsCar Championship rival Pipo Derani for being "too wild" following their early clash in the Sebring 12 Hours.
Three-time Sebring 12 Hours winner Pipo Derani took pole for Action Express Racing for the 2021 race, but the session ended early when Jimmie Johnson crashed the second AXR Cadillac.
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 Sebring 12 Hours.
General Motors’ new sportscar racing programme manager Laura Wontrop Klauser says that the IMSA SportsCar Championship's new LMDh era has "caught our attention" as it evaluates Cadillac's future in motorsport
Mazda will not continue its participation in the IMSA SportsCar Championship beyond this season and appears unlikely to return to the Le Mans 24 Hours for the new LMDh era
Daytona 24 Hours class winner Antonio Garcia says he was left crying from "emotion and rage" after personal bereavements and missing the victory celebrations due to a positive COVID-19 test
Wayne Taylor Racing says winning the Daytona 24 Hours was important to show it could succeed without long-time partner GM, admitting he was "getting bored" of his previous alliance
Mazda lost a shot at victory in last weekend's Daytona 24 Hours with a rear wing issue that robbed its solo entry of downforce in the closing stages
Jordan Taylor says a Daytona 24 Hours class victory was made bittersweet after his team-mate Antonio Garcia tested positive for COVID-19 and had to leave the event early
Renger van der Zande says Chip Ganassi Racing deserved better than fifth place in the Daytona 24 Hours after a puncture in the closing minutes dashed hopes of victory
Reigning NASCAR champion Chase Elliott and seven-time title-winner Jimmie Johnson have both aired their hopes to return to the Daytona 24 Hours, following their participation in this weekend's event
Wayne Taylor Racing's Filipe Albuquerque drove the "race of my life" to keep ahead of Renger van der Zande in the closing stages of the Daytona 24 Hours
The #10 Wayne Taylor Racing team secured its fourth Daytona 24 Hours victory in five years, after the pursuing Chip Ganassi Racing Cadillac blew a tyre with seven minutes to go
Wayne Taylor Racing held a 12s lead with three hours remaining in the Daytona 24 Hours over the #48 Action Express Cadillac, while Chip Ganassi Racing endured a drive-through penalty
The pole-winning Whelen Engineering Action Express Racing Cadillac has been knocked out of contention from the Daytona 24 Hours lead fight after suffering a failure in its gearbox
The Wayne Taylor Racing Acura led the Daytona 24 Hours with six hours to go, with Alexander Rossi ahead of Kevin Magnussen's Chip Ganassi Racing Cadillac after 18 hours
The Chip Ganassi Racing Cadillac led the Daytona 24 Hours with nine hours remaining, taking advantage of a caution period to take the lead away from the Wayne Taylor Racing Acura
The Wayne Taylor Racing Acura held a narrow advantage at the halfway point of the Daytona 24 Hours, with Filipe Albuquerque fractionally clear of Mike Rockenfeller's Action Express Racing Cadillac
Jimmie Johnson's Action Express Racing Cadillac led the Rolex 24 at Daytona after nine hours, but under intense pressure from the Chip Ganassi Racing machine of Renger van der Zande
Tristan Vautier in the JDC-Miller Motorsports Cadillac is leading the Daytona 24 Hours after three hours, while Corvette runs 1-2 in the GT Le Mans class
BMW Team RLL driver Bruno Spengler has refuted the blame for the bizarre 2021 Daytona 24 Hours startline crash for which he was penalised by the stewards
IMSA SportsCar Championship title winner Dane Cameron is predicting this weekend's Daytona 24 Hours series opener will be a "wild one"
Jaguar took a dominant 1-2 in the 1990 Daytona 24 Hours as its IMSA GTP rivals crumbled. TOM HOWARD revisits the Big Cats' triumph, with a little help from Andy Wallace and Martin Brundle
Loic Duval's JDC-Miller Motorsports Cadillac edged to the top of the times by 0.012 seconds in final practice for the 2021 IMSA SportsCar Daytona 24 Hours
Chip Ganassi Racing has ambitions to return to the Le Mans 24 Hours and bid for outright victory when the new LMDh category comes on stream
Le Mans 24 Hours winner Guy Smith will return to the Sebring 12 Hours for the first time since 2013 with the United Autosports squad in March
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
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
Mazda driver Harry Tincknell believes that the Japanese marque is "in a strong place" in its bid for a first win in the Daytona 24 Hours this weekend
Meyer Shank's AJ Allmendinger headed second practice for the Daytona 24 Hours by more than a quarter of a second, beating Chip Ganassi Racing charge Scott Dixon to top spot
The GT Le Mans class in the IMSA SportsCar Championship will come to a close at the end of 2021, as the series switches to two GT3-based series
Renger van der Zande has topped the times for Chip Ganassi Racing Cadillac in the opening practice session ahead of this weekend's Daytona 24 Hours
Ex-Formula 1 driver Kevin Magnussen says challenging for wins in the IMSA SportsCar Championship has taken him back to "the things that got me excited about being a race driver."
Kamui Kobayashi says seven-time NASCAR Cup champion Jimmie Johnson has "made a big step" adapting to the IMSA Prototype class and expects further progress next week