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IMSA Announces 2019 Series Configuration Changes, Schedules

At Road America Friday (Aug. 3), IMSA held their annual State of the Series press conference.  As usual, there were a flurry of announcements made. The biggest of those moves is the decision to split the Prototype class starting in 2019.  Starting with January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona, the DPis …

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Entry List: Road America 120

36 teams are entered in Saturday’s Road America 120 for the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  The race is scheduled to go for two hours, but last year’s race was shortened due to lightning. The headlining Grand Sport has 25 entries, up from 20 at Lime Rock.  In that group …

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Entry List: Continental Tire Road Race Showcase

This weekend, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is back in action with all three of their classes for the first time in nearly a month.  35 teams are entered in Sunday’s sprint race at Road America in Wisconsin. In the Prototype class, there are a couple of changes.  Most notably, …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Chase Briscoe on Winning the Dirt Derby, IMSA and XFINITY

For Ford Performance development driver Chase Briscoe, the past couple of weeks have been nothing short of a whirlwind.  First, he won his first race in a winged sprint car at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Ind. Knocked two things off the bucket list last night… Winning in a wing car …

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Hugh Plumb, Owen Trinkler Earn Maiden Win for TeamTGM at Lime Rock

TeamTGM’s Hugh Plumb and Owen Trinkler were able to hold back the pack in the second half of the race to win Saturday’s Lime Rock Park 120.  It is the first-ever victory for TeamTGM in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  It is also the first victory for the Mercedes-AMG …

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Antonio Garcia Shatters Class Record to Win Northeast Grand Prix Pole

Cool morning temperatures allowed records to fall Saturday (July 21) at Lime Rock Park.  Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia set a record lap of 106.653 mph to claim the overall pole for the Northeast Grand Prix. “It was really, really good,” Garcia told Frontstretch after the session.  “In [the warm-up], I …

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Patrick Pilet Fastest Overall in Northeast Grand Prix Practice

Porsche GT Team’s Patrick Pilet was fastest overall in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice Friday (July 20) at Lime Rock Park.  Pilet’s lap of 105.256 mph is not a class record, but it was significantly quicker than the pack. Practice No. 1 In the morning session, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing …

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Hugh Plumb, Owen Trinkler Top Lime Rock CTSC Practices

TeamTGM’s No. 46 Mercedes-AMG GT4 shared by Hugh Plumb and Owen Trinkler topped the two primary IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge practice sessions Friday (July 20) at Lime Rock Park.  Trinkler’s lap of 96.547 mph) in Practice No. 2 was the fastest time of the morning. Practice No. 1 Hugh …

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