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Racing Through Time: IMSA Heads to Watkins Glen

Times have changed by the intensity has not! The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship heads to Watkins Glen International for the historic six-hour endurance race, Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen.

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Ed Brown’s Greatest Hits: Five Prototype Racing Highlights for Tequila Patrón ESM

As a prototype racer, Ed Brown has enjoyed more than a few special moments in IMSA competition.

The President and CEO of Patrón Spirits International announced his retirement from Prototype racing following the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen this Sunday. The race is Round 6 of 12 in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the third of four rounds in the battle for the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup.

Ozz Negri: His Road to IMSA

Ozz Negri reflects on the ups and downs of his racing career and looks ahead to what the Acura NSX will bring to IMSA.

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IMSA’s Road Course “Ringers” Ready for NASCAR Action this Summer

While the heart of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season kicks off with the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen next weekend and includes five races in nine weeks, a couple of WeatherTech Championship regulars will do a bit of moonlighting and compete in NASCAR road course events during off weekends this summer.

IMSA Teams, Drivers Return Following Eventful 24 Hours of Le Mans

When Jordan Taylor started the final lap in last Sunday’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, the 26-year-old IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship regular was one lap from history: his second career Le Mans triumph, a sixth consecutive victory going back to a perfect 5-for-5 start alongside brother Ricky Taylor in WeatherTech Championship competition, and a remarkable ninth class victory for Corvette at Le Mans.

But when the No. 63 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R came around for the checkered flag 8.46 miles later, Taylor limped across the finish line in third, the victim of a punctured tire.

IMSA Cars To Feature Patriotic Liveries at Watkins Glen

One of the biggest attractions on Fourth of July weekend for sports car racing fans will be the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, an endurance classic held at Watkins Glen International featuring the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

Business as Usual for Motorsports In Action

It’s business as usual for Motorsports In Action (MIA) in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, although the team’s last race was anything but.

The No. 69 McLaren GT4, one of two cars for the Quebec-based team, arrived at Circuit of The Americas (COTA) in May with confidence after a promising start to the season.

At the season-opening four-hour endurance race at Daytona, the car ran inside the top five and battled for the lead before late contact took the team out of contention. However, they quickly bounced back at Sebring to land on the podium in second place.

Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen Features 39-Car Entry List At Halfway Point Of WeatherTech Championship, Patrón Endurance Cup Season

All four IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship classes return to action for the first time since the Advance Auto Parts Sportscar Showdown at Circuit of The Americas on May 6 as the series makes its annual trek to the historic Watkins Glen International circuit for the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on Sunday, July 2.

Wild 24 Hours of Le Mans Ends with Two WeatherTech Championship Cars on Podium

Jordan Taylor was one lap from adding a 24 Hours of Le Mans victory to an incredible 2017 season that has seen him take five-consecutive wins in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, including the Rolex 24 At Daytona and Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.

Risi Ready for “David vs. Goliath” Reprise at Le Mans

The GTE Pro class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans – not unlike the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship – is, by and large, the domain of factory race teams.

The competing manufacturers commit substantial resources to these racing programs, expecting a return on their investment in the form of trophies, and they’ve certainly taken home plenty of trophies over the years. But, every now and then, an “underdog” sneaks in and runs away with the big prize.

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