IMSA has made a significant adjustment to its WeatherTech SportsCar Championship calendar with the addition of a second consecutive race at Daytona International Speedway, which will play host to the series as it returns to action in July.
The new Round 2 at Daytona, set for the Fourth of July weekend, replaces Watkins Glen International, which has been moved to October 2-4; the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen was originally planned for June 26-28 as Round 2 in the last IMSA schedule.
A trip north to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on July 5 has been removed from the latest WeatherTech Calendar in light of border crossing restrictions; it has been replaced by a July 17-18 visit to Sebring International Raceway for a standard-length race.
The new races at Daytona and Sebring will be run without spectators, with NBCSN carrying live coverage of the July 4 DIS round. IMSA’s Michelin Pilot Challenge series will make its return in July at Sebring
The 2020 season marks Marshall Pruett’s 34th year working in the sport. In his role today for RACER, Pruett covers open-wheel and sports car racing as a writer, reporter, photographer, and filmmaker. In his previous career, he served as a mechanic, engineer, and team manager in a variety of series, including IndyCar, IMSA, and World Challenge.
Mazda’s maiden win in IMSA’s DPi category last year at Watkins Glen International marked one of the most emotional events of the 2019 (…)
The effects of the current pandemic have touched every part of society – including, weirdly, the IndyCar record books. At (…)
McLaren is considering securing loans against its factory and a number of historic cars it has in its collection in order to protect itself (…)
NASCAR Cup Series teams will run four races in 11 days beginning at Darlington, but the logistics aren’t as daunting as one might expect. (…)
Silverstone has reached an agreement with Formula 1 to host two grands prix behind closed doors this summer when racing can resume. F1 is (…)
Ferrari is evaluating the possibility of an involvement in IndyCar in future due to Formula 1’s budget cap, team principal Mattia Binotto (…)
Brad Keselowski will start from the pole Sunday afternoon at Darlington Raceway by way of a random draw. With on-track qualifying (…)
George Russell admits he is jealous of many of his rivals through the junior categories already being in more competitive machinery in (…)
If you work in motorsports, or a motorsports-related industry, please take a minute to give us your thoughts on how the ongoing COVOD-19 (…)
Monster Energy AMA Supercross will resume racing at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on May 31 and will run through June (…)
Partner of USA Today Sports Digital Properties
World news – CA – IMSA to re-open season at Daytona in July