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Continental Tire: For What You Do – Joao Barbosa

This week's Continental Tire: For What You Do highlights Joao Barbosa.

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Making of a Champion: Patricio O’Ward

“It was in Monterrey, Mexico. I think it was October 21, 2005, if I’m correct. I was six years old. That’s where it started.”

These are the words of now 18-year-old Mexican driver Patricio “Pato” O’Ward, the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype Challenge (PC) co-champion, recalling the moment he decided to pursue a career as a race car driver.

“I got a little kart,” O’Ward said. “It was the spark of everything. I liked it, and I kept going up.”

Six Run Group Champions Crowned After 24 Hours of Competition at the HSR Classic at Daytona Presented by IMSA

The Third Edition of the Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) Classic at Daytona presented by IMSA came to a safe and successful conclusion Sunday at Daytona International Speedway (DIS) where six different Run Group Champions were crowned after a full 24 hours of close and competitive racing.

Each Run Group-winning entry was presented with a custom HSR Classic 24 Hour-specific B.R.M. Chronographes watch for their day-long achievements on the 3.56-mile Daytona International Speedway road course.

IMSA Now Accepting Entries For 2018 WeatherTech Championship

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 10, 2017) – Heading into what is expected to be the biggest season yet for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, entries for the 2018 season are now being accepted via IMSA’s new online entrant portal.

Classic 24 Hour At Daytona Presented by IMSA Reunites Drivers, Team, Fans with Memorable Race Cars

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – If there was a theme song for this weekend’s Classic 24 Hour At Daytona Presented by IMSA, it might be the 1978 Peaches & Herb hit, “Reunited.”

Clearly, for drivers like Joao Barbosa, Didier Theys and Memo Gidley, this week’s Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) event at Daytona International Speedway – as the song goes – “feels so good.” It’s the same feeling for the many other drivers, teams and sports car racing fans as well.

Continental Tire: For What You Do – Ben Keating

This week's Continental Tire: For What You Do highlights Ben Keating and his transition from car dealer to racing driver.

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Making of a Champion: Ricky Taylor

The second in a series of articles highlighting each champion driver in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, “Making of a Champion” shares some previous experiences and “backstory” that led to this driver becoming a champion.

Without question, 2017 was a life-changing year for Ricky Taylor.

Co-driving the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R with his younger brother, Jordan Taylor, for the Wayne Taylor Racing team owned by his father, Ricky Taylor earned his first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

Castroneves, Montoya Adapting to Full-Time WeatherTech Championship Status

Helio Castroneves and Juan Pablo Montoya have accomplished many great things during their racing career.

Castroneves is a three-time Indy 500 champion, 30-time IndyCar race winner and is a previous winner of Motul Petit Le Mans. Montoya owns two Indy 500 winner’s rings, an IndyCar championship, victories in Formula 1 and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, and three Rolex 24 At Daytona wins.

10 Big Questions for 2018: GT Edition

The 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship might be the most anticipated season yet, with several key storylines already developing.

The second in a series of articles, here are 10 big questions surrounding the WeatherTech Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GT Daytona (GTD) classes heading into next season:

1. Can Corvette Racing three-peat in GTLM?

Continental Tire: For What You Do – Andy Lally

This week's Continental Tire: For What You Do highlights Andy Lally, what got him started in motorsports and what the driving force behind his expansive career has been.

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