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Mobil 1 Marks 50th Anniversary with Celebratory Racing Liveries

Mobil 1 will showcase specially designed full-car wraps and icons in IMSA, WEC, Formula 1, NASCAR, NHRA, MotoGP, and more.

Mobil 1 50th anniversary gold liveries
Ford Performance’s IMSA-Sanctioned Mustang Challenge Launches June 2024

Ford Performance has shared further details for its upcoming inaugural season of Mustang Challenge, set to begin in June 2024. The series will be the home of the Mustang Dark Horse R, the latest turnkey race car from Ford Performance that begins a potential ladder of opportunity up to Mustang GT4 and on to the

VP Racing and IMSA Extend Relationship Through 2030

VP Racing Fuels, Inc., the global leader in performance fuels, lubricants, and additives, announced today that their years-long partnership with IMSA will continue through at least 2030. VP Racing is IMSA’s Official Fuel, Official Performance Coolant, Official Fuel Additives, and renewable fuel partner. “VP Racing is excited to continue its nearly decade-long partnership with IMSA,

IMSA Enhances 2023 Weathertech Championship GTD Class

Officials with the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) have announced plans to increase recognition for Bronze-rated drivers in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Daytona (GTD) class. Details include the new-for-2023 Bob Akin Bronze Cup championship, which will honor the top Bronze-rated drivers in GTD at each race, along with end-of-season recognition, as part of

IMSA Announces Finalists for Diverse Driver Development Scholarship

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) has announced the seven finalists for the second annual IMSA Diverse Driver Development Scholarship. Two women and five men were selected from dozens of applicants to contend for one scholarship worth upwards of a quarter million dollars in value toward an entire season of competition in the IMSA WeatherTech

IMSA Announces New IMSA Esports Global Championship SIM Racing Series

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) has announced the new IMSA Esports Global Championship. The virtual championship is the first IMSA-backed iRacing series dedicated to professional sim racers and sim racing teams. The IMSA Esports Global Championship kicks off in October and will feature some of the world’s top professional sim racers and sim racing

IMS Announces IMSA Battle on the Bricks For 2023

The two-hour, 40-minute WeatherTech Championship event will be held on Sunday, September 17, with live NBC network television coverage.

Indycar, IMS Announces New Director of Medical Services

Dr. Julia Vaizer will succeed Dr. Geoffrey Billows as the director of medical services for IndyCar and Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS). Vaizer becomes the first female medical chief in the sanctioning body’s and track’s history. Vaizer, who has served as the assistant medical director for IndyCar and IMS since 2021, also served as acting medical

VP Racing Announces a New Entitlement ForThe Inaugural IMSA VP Racing Sportscar Challenge

VP Racing Fuels announced today a new entitlement sponsorship with IMSA, the International Motor Sports Association. A new, multiple-class, sprint-race series will make its debut in 2023 as the IMSA VP Racing SportsCar Challenge.  The series will feature currently homologated Le Mans Prototype (LMP3) and Grand Touring 4 (GT4) race cars in 45-minute sprint races

IMSA’s 2023 Diverse Driver Development Scholarship

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) has opened the application process to award its second IMSA Diverse Driver Development Scholarship. From now through July 22, qualified drivers can submit applications to be considered for the scholarship. Benefits include a prepaid full-season entry fee for the recipient into either the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, IMSA Michelin

IMSA Acquires Historic Sportscar Racing

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) has acquired the Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) series.  HSR is known for its vintage and historic sports car racing, including its trio of HSR Classics events at Daytona International Speedway and Sebring International Raceway, plus its HSR Mitty event at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.   “Bringing HSR into the IMSA

IMSA to Sanction Super Trofeo Series Through 2026

IMSA has announced it will remain the sanctioning body of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America series through 2026. Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America is a single-make racing series with competitors in all four classes using identical Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo cars updated to the new EVO2 generation for 2022.  With support from Lamborghini dealers