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Racing Team Nederland joins IMSA for endurance rounds
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Racing Team Nederland joins IMSA for endurance rounds

Racing Team Nederland will contest the enduro rounds of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship next season after taking title honours in this year's FIA World Endurance Championship.

Andretti Autosport reveals LMP3 drivers for 2022 IMSA season

Jarett Andretti and Josh Burdon will race full-time for Andretti Autosport in the LMP3 class of the 2022 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and will be joined by two open-wheel stars for the Rolex 24.

G-Drive set for full-time WEC return and Rolex 24 in 2022

Former FIA World Endurance Championship title-winning outfit G-Drive Racing will make a full-time return to the series in 2022 after an absence of three seasons.

Ferrari appoints Oreca to build next-gen GT3 car

Ferrari is teaming up with French motorsport organisation Oreca for its forthcoming next-generation GT3 contender scheduled to start racing in 2023.

Newgarden: 2023 downtown Detroit layout is “fantastic for racing”
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Newgarden: 2023 downtown Detroit layout is “fantastic for racing”

Josef Newgarden says the new IndyCar/IMSA street course for downtown Detroit will be a hit for race fans as well as local businesses given the layout.

Castroneves to race for MSR in IMSA endurance rounds in 2022
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Castroneves to race for MSR in IMSA endurance rounds in 2022

Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves will be the ‘third man’ in Meyer Shank Racing’s Acura for IMSA’s four enduro rounds next season.

Jani explores other LMDh options while Porsche deal unsigned

Le Mans 24 Hours winner Neel Jani has revealed he has yet to conclude a new contract with Porsche and is talking to other manufacturers about the new LMDh category. 

Blomqvist returns to IMSA in 2022 with Meyer Shank

Tom Blomqvist will return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2022, contesting the full season with Meyer Shank Racing in the top DPi class.

Jarvis signs for full IMSA season with Meyer Shank Acura
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Jarvis signs for full IMSA season with Meyer Shank Acura

Oliver Jarvis will remain a full time IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship driver in 2022, having signed up to drive the #60 Meyer Shank Racing Acura ARX-05.

Against all odds: How Mazda earned its perfect IMSA swansong

The Mazda RT24-P came from three laps down to win its last IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race, the 2021 Petit Le Mans. Harry Tincknell, Oliver Jarvis and Jonathan Bomarito reflect on a thrilling race and the end of a chapter in their careers. By David Malsher-Lopez.

Nasr knew Taylor wouldn’t make corner in final-lap lunge

Felipe Nasr says he knew Ricky Taylor wouldn’t be able to pull off his attempt at passing his Action Express Cadillac on the final lap of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Petit Le Mans season finale.

Petit Le Mans IMSA: Mazda wins race, AXR Cadillac takes title Road Atlanta
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Petit Le Mans IMSA: Mazda wins race, AXR Cadillac takes title

A tense final couple of hours saw Harry Tincknell claim Petit Le Mans victory for Mazda in the team’s final IMSA race, while Felipe Nasr held off a hard-charging Ricky Taylor to claim the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship title for himself and Pipo Derani.

Petit Le Mans IMSA, H8: Montoya leads with two hours to go

Meyer Shank Racing is leading at Road Atlanta with less than two hours left, with Juan Pablo Montoya holding off the similar Acura of Wayne Taylor Racing’s Filipe Albuquerque.

Corvette’s Taylor slams “clueless” driving in “nightmare” Petit Le Mans

Corvette Racing’s Jordan Taylor has hit out at “nightmare” driving standards in the 2021 Petit Le Mans, following a seven-car pileup among the GT classes that took him out of the race.

Petit Le Mans IMSA, H5: WTR Acura leads at half-distance

Wayne Taylor Racing is currently on course to win the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, as the 10-hour Petit Le Mans reached half-distance, while BMW leads Porsche and Corvette in the GT Le Mans class.

Petit Le Mans IMSA, H2: Bourdais leads Nasr, Corvettes head GTLM

The JDC Miller Motorsports Cadillac of Sebastien Bourdais leads Petit Le Mans after two hours, while the Corvettes run 1-2 in the final ever GTLM-class event.

The significance of the next step in WEC/IMSA convergence Prime

The significance of the next step in WEC/IMSA convergence

Following the latest convergence connection permitting Le Mans Hypercars from the FIA World Endurance Championship to compete against LMDh entries in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship from 2023, it could open up enticing options not only to manufacturers but also for the calendar and race formats

Why a Mazda IMSA Prototype title would bring bitter joy Prime

Why a Mazda IMSA Prototype title would bring bitter joy

Can Mazda win this year’s IMSA Prototype championship? Undoubtedly. But it will be the culmination of an achingly hard struggle, after which the brand has decided to quit. David Malsher-Lopez tells the story of a bizarre blend of heartache and positivity.

The GTE dilemma that IMSA has created for the WEC Prime

The GTE dilemma that IMSA has created for the WEC

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s decision to scrap its GT Le Mans class for 2022 raises the question of whether the FIA World Endurance Championship should phase out GTE cars. But it's a much harder decision than it appears on the surface.

Nine things to watch at the 2021 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona Daytona 24 Prime
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Nine things to watch at the 2021 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona

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