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Family Affair: Dr. Robert Masson Teams With Son Kyle For Championship Run

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Kyle Masson knows a thing or two about what it takes to win a championship in the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda. Now, the 20-year-old is returning to help his father win one of his own.

Performance Tech Motorsports announced Monday that Kyle Masson, the 2017 IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda MPC class champion and current IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship driver, will team up with Dr. Robert Masson for the remainder of the season in the No. 11 Masson Spine Institute Elan DP02.

IMSA Driver Fischer Using Racing Platform To Help Promote Asthma Awareness

IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda driver TJ Fischer remembers vividly the day he thought his racing career was over.

Racing in the Formula Renault 2.0 series in 2015 on the streets of Pau in France, Fischer – who was diagnosed with asthma as an infant – had an attack while in the car and was unable to breathe for more than 30 seconds each lap.

He managed to finish the race but collapsed after the checkered flag.

Weekend In Photos: IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda At Barber

The IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda headed to Barber Motorsports Park for Round 3 on Saturday, April 21. Here is a compilation of photos from throughout the weekend.

Wright, Chlumecky Earn Poles In IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Kris Wright entered this weekend’s IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda race at Barber Motorsports Park looking to move into the series points lead after back-to-back podium finishes to start the season.

Devastating Injury Set Wheels In Motion For Foley To Pursue Racing Career, Auburn Degree

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Robby Foley may be from New Jersey, but the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda driver still considers Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama, his home track. That’s because the driver of the No. 42 P1 Motorsports Ligier JS P3 attends nearby Auburn University, where he is pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering.

A driver with a passion for engineering may not be all that unique, but the circumstances that led the 21-year-old to the IMSA paddock and Auburn certainly is.

Forty7 Motorsports Making Waves Early In Full-Season IMSA Debut

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Forty7 Motorsports is making a name for itself in the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda.

In just a few short months, the Millville, New Jersey-based organization has gone from a relative unknown to an emerging powerhouse in the LMP3 class, with aspirations of expanding further and one day, potentially, making the move to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

Simone, Pflucker To Drive At Barber For New Forty7 Motorsports, Alianza Motorsports Collaboration

Anthony Simone and Rodrigo Pflucker have been tabbed as co-drivers of a recently-announced collaboration between Forty7 Motorsports and Alianza Motorsports and will drive the No. 74 Norma M30 in the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda race at Barber Motorsports Park next month.

The duo most recently qualified second at Sebring International Raceway, but a mechanical failure dropped the team to a 17th place finish in the LMP3 class. The No. 47 Forty7 Motorsports entry, meanwhile, started on the pole and finished second.

Weekend In Photos: IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented By Mazda At Sebring

The IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda headed south to Sebring International Raceway for Round 2 on Friday, March 16. The race featured a record numbers of entries in the LMP3 class.

Here is a compilation of photos from throughout the weekend. You can watch the race on FS2 Thursday, April 5 at 8 p.m. ET.

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